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Can You Escape? Test Your Skills at Union County College’s Escape Room Events


CRANFORD – During March, Union County College will host multiple Escape Room events to provide a fun night out for family and friends and a chance to solve exciting puzzles together and to “unlock” the room and escape. Each round is 15 minutes long and a team of up to six people can participate. All funds raised during these events will be used toward scholarships for Union students. The scholarships are issued through the Union County College Foundation.

The following events will all be held in Rooms H108 and H110, in the Humanities Building, at the College’s Cranford campus, located at 1033 Springfield Avenue. Each team can have up to six people but a team of six is not required to participate.

Team Phi Theta Kappa will host The Unlockable Adventure on March 17 and 18 from 7-10 p.m. and on March 19 from 2-6 p.m. Team American Honors will host Mystery Madness on March 24 and 25 from 7-10 p.m. and on March 26 from 2-6 p.m. Team Criminal Justice will host Crime and Punishment on March 31 and April 1 from 7-10 p.m. and on April 2 from 2-6 p.m.

The admission fee to participate is $5 with student ID, for seniors, and for veterans. The fee for adults is $10. All tickets can be purchased at the door. For questions, please contact For directions to Union County College, please go to

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