Why Not Celebrate All Weekend?


Thomas Edison State College's 2014 Commencement will be held on Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Sun National Bank Center in Trenton, NJ


Graduation is a special time. It is the celebration of personal achievement. We hope you are planning to join us in Trenton for what will be a great day and want to give you a number of good reasons why you might want to consider making it a great weekend.

Thomas Edison State College is pleased to announce that it will be using the services of the Hampton Inn on Route 1 in Princeton, NJ, located just minutes away from the Sun National Bank Center, site of the College's 42th Annual Commencement. For your convenience, the hotel has set aside rooms for the weekend of Sept. 19-21, at a special discount rate of $129 per night, double or single, excluding state and local taxes (15 percent). This offer is good until Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, so make sure to mark your calendar now. To make a reservation, simply call the Hampton Inn at (609) 951-0066. Make sure to mention you will be attending the Thomas Edison State College Commencement.

Please visit the Hampton Inn website for further information about the hotel.

We look forward to seeing you to celebrate your new beginning and to explore Trenton’s historic past.

For your convenience, we include the following information for these sites:

The Trenton Visitor's Center
102 Barrack St., across the street from the War Memorial at the corner of Lafayette and Barrack streets.
Open daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The State House
125 W. State St.
Open Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.;
First and third Saturday of each month, 12 p.m. – 3 p.m.;
Closed Sunday and state holidays.
Tours are free and run every hour on the hour.
Website: www.njleg.state.nj.us
The Old Barracks Museum
101 Barrack St., adjacent to the College on Barrack Street.
Open Monday – Saturday, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $8, adults; $6, seniors and students (age 6 and above) with ID; free for children (age 5 and under).
Website: www.barracks.org/
The 1719 William Trent House Museum
15 Market St., across from the Hughes Justice Complex.
Open daily, 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Closed holidays.
Admission: $5, adults; $4, students, seniors and children (age 12 and under).
Website: www.williamtrenthouse.org
New Jersey State Museum
Main Museum Building and Auditorium Galleries
205 W. State St.
Open Tuesday – Saturday, 9 a.m. – 4:45 p.m.,
Sunday Noon – 5 p.m. Closed Mondays and state holidays.
Website: statemuseum.nj.gov/