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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Escape the Library! Fall 2018

 First year seminar and transfer seminar students, escape the library! Can you save John Jay?

It's 1976. John Jay College is about to close its doors... forever.

Can your team win the game in time to Save John Jay?

Using real historical materials to solve puzzles, you'll uncover the College's past — and secure its future!


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

Who: Students in select cohorts, in teams of 3 or 4 from the same section

When: Dates assigned by cohort (see below), 1:45pm to 2:45pm each day.

  • Sept. 25-26: Adelante! first-year students
  • Sept. 27: APPLE Corps first-year students
  • Oct. 1-4 and 10-11: First-Year Seminar students
  • Oct. 9: Transfer Seminar students

Where: The Library classroom

Sign up with your Peer Success Coach to participate in this event.


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)