New Brunswick Official Student Listserv

Current Newsletter

May 3, 2016

The New Brunswick Official Student Listserv, published every Tuesday during the semester, contains timely academic and student information. Students are responsible for knowing the information in these notices and taking appropriate action. For additional information, follow any of the links in the announcements. Students may also contact RU-info at 732-445-info (4636), text 732-662-2664, or go online at for further assistance.


Diploma Holds—Graduating Students
Diplomas will be withheld from students who are under any financial obligation to the University. Students who have holds may not receive a diploma. Students can view their accounts here to make sure accounts are current and paid in full. Financial aid recipients should check online to make sure all financial aid has been credited. Please contact Student Accounting at 848-932-2254 with any questions regarding an account.

Important Graduation InformationGraduate Students
Graduate students may apply for an October 2016 diploma now. The deadline for filing for an October-dated diploma is October 1, 2016. Learn more here.

Financial Holds—All Students
Financial holds will be placed on accounts which have unpaid balances. These holds prevent students from registering for fall semester classes. Students who are enrolled in tuition payment plans must make sure that accounts are current. Financial aid recipients should check online to make sure all financial aid has been credited. View the balance of student accounts online here. Please contact Student Accounting at 848-932-2254 with any questions.

Register for Summer Term—All Students
Registration for the 2016 Summer Session at Rutgers University–New Brunswick is ongoing. Make progress toward graduation, improve your GPA, fulfill a prerequisite, or take a course not offered in fall or spring. Summer Session offers thousands of courses at several locations throughout the state. Take a course close to home or online, complete an internship, conduct research with award-winning faculty, or study abroad. Learn more here.

Registration for RU @ the Shore Has Begun—All Students
Registration for RU @ the Shore is ongoing. Take Rutgers courses in hybrid format at Point Pleasant Beach or Wildwood. Courses begin June 27. Learn more here.

Summer Deadlines for Applying to SC&I Undergraduate Programs—Undergraduate Students
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) begins accepting applications for Fall 2016 admission to the Communication, Information Technology and Informatics, and Journalism and Media Studies majors on Monday, May 16. Visit the SC&I webpage to review the admission requirements and to access the online application. The deadline for applying online is Friday, June 3. For more information, contact SC&I Student Services at 848-932-7550 or via email at

Applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project Available—Undergraduate Students
Darien Civic Engagement Project (DCEP) students explore civic engagement alongside the RU VotingTM initiative and encourages Rutgers students to be more politically active. Selected students take a 1.5 credit class on Thursdays from 10:55 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Eagleton Institute of Politics, focusing on civic engagement, learning the best practices to educate and register Rutgers students to vote, and developing projects to mobilize Rutgers students to be politically active. DCEP is open to undergraduates from all Rutgers schools, departments, and campuses. To request an application, contact Silver Laur at Learn more here.

Applications for School-to-School Transfer to the School of Arts and Sciences AvailableUndergraduate Students
Undergraduate students interested in applying for a School-to-School transfer to the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) for the Fall 2016 semester may submit an application now. The application window closes on June 1, 2016. Before submitting the application, please carefully review the Requirements for Admission and Graduation. Please contact with any questions after review of the information provided online.

Take the Academic Advising Survey—Undergraduate Students
Take a survey about academic advising and win up to $300 in prizes. Students from the School of Arts and SciencesSchool of Environmental and Biological Sciences, and the School of Engineering are asked to complete a 5-minute survey on experiences with academic advising. Please take the survey here.

Did You Know?

Did you know that New Jersey's College for Women, now Douglass Residential College, has been preparing women for leadership for nearly 100 years? You can access an interactive historical timeline and watch a short video about education for women at Rutgers here.