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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Escape the Library! 2017

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Stay tuned for Escape the Library next year!

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 First-Year Seminars or Transfer Seminars, in teams of 3 or 4 from the same section

When: Daily Mondays–Thursdays during Community Hour (1:45–2:45) from March 20–30, 2017

Where: The Library classroom

Prizes: Each day, the highest-scoring team of the day will win Free Lunch Tickets (redeemable at the MBJ Cafeteria)

 To sign up, ask your Peer Success Coach to sign up your team of 3 or 4! 


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)