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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Escape the Library! Fall 2017

Students posing Students smiling
Photos: Several teams that escaped this year. Thanks to all the students who participated!

This Fall 2017 activity has concluded. Stay tuned for the next time we run "Escape the Library!" 


Wanted: first year and transfer students. For: escape the library!

In 1921, a murder was committed in broad daylight on the streets of Midtown... This (real) crime left traces in historical resources...

And the victim's ghost has trapped you in the Library! Can you solve his murder and escape?


What: Compete in teams to solve the puzzle in the Library

Who: Students in FYS, Transfer Seminars, Adelante, ACE programs, in teams of 3 or 4 from the same section

When: Sept. 18 to Oct. 5, 2017, mostly daily Mondays–Thursdays during Community Hour (1:45–2:50pm) 

Where: The Library classroom

Prizes: Each day, the highest-scoring team of the day will win prizes (swag!)

This event has concluded.


See previous winners of the Murder Mystery Challenge »

Murder Mystery Challenge is organized by the Library and Student Academic Success Programs (SASP) as part of the Academic Journey Roadmap. 

Information for faculty »

Questions? Get in touch with Prof. Robin Davis (librarian)