Student Events

Get the latest on upcoming student events, or learn how to organize your own event on campus.


New College of Florida is a student-centered campus. Therefore it is no surprise that a majority of campus events are put on by students. Students create a large variety of events that contribute to campus life.

Events are focused on a number of areas like social justice, athletics, clubs and organizations, academic lectures, open mics, and social gatherings like walls.

Please see below for more information about organizing your own event on campus.

Community Calendar

November 2018

Roots & Routes: Oxfam Banquet – Find Your Seat

When: Wed Nov 14 2018 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Where: Ringling College of Art and Design


Come experience hunger in a new way with this interactive event about global poverty and food insecurity. Eat as the world eats for night and see where you’ll end up sitting. Part of International Education Week Nov. 12-17.

Please RSVP on NovoConnect. Transportation will be provided.

Roots & Routes: Human Library – Exploration of International Experiences

When: Thu Nov 15 2018 6:00pm to 7:30pm

Where: Jane Bancroft Cook Library, 5800 Bay Shore Rd, Sarasota, FL 34243, USA


Have you had a chat with any really good books recently? Check out the Human Library, where the “books” are people with special experiences.

The “readers” can choose from various “titles,” then “read” the “book” by (respectfully) asking the person about their personal experience. Part of International Education Week Nov. 12-17.

Celebrate National Career Development Month

When: Fri Nov 16 2018 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Where: Center for Career Engagement and Opportunity


November is National Career Development Month!

Celebrate with the CEO after Feminist Friday. Free festive pies and food platters will be provided.

Find out more about CEO resources and seasonal jobs. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Collage for a Cause

When: Fri Nov 16 2018 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Where: Four Winds Cafe


Join Friends Committee on National Legislation Young Adults Program Director Katie Breslin, and Student Admissions representative Katie Thurson for a workshop on 11/16 at 6:30 PM at Four Winds, on how to write letters to the editor and collaging! There’s going to be coffee, pastries, snacks, an excessive amount of magazines and lots of productive and creative energy!

Feeling something after the elections? Write an LTE! Want to speak about your elected official in a format beyond email? Write an LTE! Support a bill that you want to gain more traction in Congress? Write an LTE!

This is not a workshop about how to write an LTE on a certain topic or platform; this is a workshop for you to learn a new way to convey your ideas!

This event is free and open to the community! Check out the Facebook event here.

Sarasota Game Developers Meetup

When: Sat Nov 17 2018 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Where: Cook Library Rm 141


Local game developers get together regularly to talk all things gaming. New College folks are cordially invited to drop in and visit the group.

Hosted by Professor Martin Murphy, who teaches Game Art at Ringling College of Art and Design. Stop by and introduce yourself and meet other folks interested in game development.

Roots & Routes: Words of the World Festival

When: Sat Nov 17 2018 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Where: The Nook


Join New College RAs as they host a night of creative self expression and cultural celebration. Part of International Education Week Nov. 12-17.