April 12 - 13th

Rutgers Athletic Center

Spring 2014

co-hosted by

Hosted by USACS

What is HackRU?

HackRU is 24 hours of inspired, creative, and insanity-fueled learning and creation where you work in teams of 1-4 people to take a crazy idea and turn it into a super real piece of software (or hardware, if you’re into that). Basically, it’s really fun. All the cool kids are doing it.

I’m a vegetarian. Am I going to starve?

Of course not – the lawn will be open for grazing all weekend. Just kidding. We’ve got you covered with some of the finest vegetarian cuisine this side of the turnpike. And don’t worry, it’s not just salad.

Help! I’m a noob!

Awesome. We absolutely want you to come hang out! We’ll teach you everything you need to know to make something super cool.

Do I have to be Rutgers student?

Not at all! Every single person in the world is welcome to come hack with us (unless you need a visa sponsor). Let’s be friends!

Well gee, Rutgers is kind of far away. Will there be buses?

If you have over twenty hackers coming from your school, contact buses@hackru.org right away so we can dispatch a hacking convoy in your general direction.

I don’t have a team – can I still sign up?

You sure can! We’ll be having friend-making sessions so that you can find yourself some like-minded, inspired people and make something awesome.

So do people like, hack into stuff, at HackRU?

We’re not a security convention, sorry. You might want to check out the NSA for that.

An incredible experience for learning and creation.

If you're interested in sponsoring the event, shoot us an email. If you'd like to mentor, fill out this form.


Saturday April, 12th

12:00 pm

Registration Begins
Meal: Jimmy John's Sandwiches

1:00 pm

Registration Ends, API Demos Begin, Keynote Speech by Datto

3:00 pm

API Demos End, Let the Hacking Commence!

3:30 - 9:00 pm

Various Tech Talks by our wonderful Mentors

8:00 pm

Meal: Italian and Halal Food

Sunday April, 13th

12:00 am

Midnight Suprise ;)

3:00 am

Meal: RU Hungry

8:00 am

Meal: Hot Breakfast

12:00 pm

Hacking Ends

1:00 pm

Judging Begins
Meal: Chipotle

3:00 pm

Judging Ends, Final Presentations Begin

4:00 pm

Final Presentations End

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