New Brunswick Official Student Listserv

Current Newsletter

February 21, 2017

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.


Call for Student Charter Trustee Nominations—Undergraduate Students
The Nominating Committee of the Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations to fill a Student Charter Trustee open seat for a six-year term beginning July 1, 2017. Student Charter Trustees must be willing to attend Board meetings, serve on Board committees, and become actively involved in the life of the university. Consideration will be given to personal, academic, and leadership skills. The nominee must be registered as a full-time undergraduate, who will have completed a minimum of two full years of study at Rutgers University at the time of election (June 15, 2017). The nomination form may be accessed on the Board of Trustees website, from the drop-down down menu under “Board of Trustees” or via the sidebar. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, February 24, 2017. 

2017 Diverse Learning Environments Survey—Undergraduate Students
Rutgers should be an environment where all students can feel included. Share your voice and impact your campus. There is only one more week to complete the Diverse Learning Environments survey for a chance to win gift cards up to $500, and the survey closes on February 28. Please note that this survey is available to Rutgers University–New Brunswick undergraduate students who entered Rutgers before Summer 2016. Students in Nursing and Pharmacy who reside in Rutgers University–New Brunswick are also eligible to participate. Take the survey here.

2017 Rutgers–Eagleton Washington D.C. Internship Award Program—Undergraduate Students
The Rutgers–Eagleton Washington Internship Award Program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to outstanding Rutgers undergraduate students for summer internships in government/public service in Washington, DC. The monetary award is meant to ease the financial burden of working in Washington D.C. by offsetting living expenses. Rutgers undergraduates from all campuses and all majors are invited to apply. Applications are due on March 1, 2017. Please email with any questions. Learn more here.

Applications for Membership in Phi Sigma Iota–International Foreign Language Honor Society—All Eligible Students
Phi Sigma Iota, the International Foreign Language Honor Society, is accepting membership applications through March 3 from juniors, seniors, and graduate students who are currently taking 200-level courses or higher in one or more foreign languages. Applicants must have maintained a 3.5 average or higher in all language courses taken at Rutgers University. Information and application forms are available in the language departments and online here. Instructions are available online for applications submitted via email. Please submit all applications via email as the physical address on the website has changed. Please send any questions to

Applications Available for Eagleton Fellowship Program—Graduate Students
Graduate students are now able to apply to the 2017–2018 Eagleton Fellowship Program in Politics and Government. This is a one-year interdisciplinary certificate program open to graduate students in ALL Rutgers schools and departments. Stipends and tuition remission are available, and students continue working towards degrees without interruption. The application deadline is March 23. Learn more here.

Applications for Phi Sigma Iota Merit Scholarships for Study Abroad Summer 2017—All Eligible Students
Phi Sigma Iota Chapter scholarships are available for members and prospective members of Phi Sigma Iota, the National Foreign Language Honor Society. The chapter scholarship is awarded for summer study abroad for Summer 2017. While preference is given to current and prospective members of Phi Sigma Iota, all Rutgers students may apply. Applications are due by noon on April 3, 2017. Applications are available here (PDF) and from all language departments. Students who download the application from the web should ignore the due date and submit the application by the date listed above.

Registration for Summer Term Has Begun—All Students
Registration for the 2017 Summer Session at Rutgers–New Brunswick has begun. Make progress toward graduation, improve a 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 Rutgers University’s RU @ the Shore has begun. Take Rutgers courses in hybrid format at Point Pleasant Beach. Courses begin June 26. Learn more here.

Did You Know?

Did you know that Steven Van Zandt, a musician, actor, and human rights activist, has been named Rutgers University's 251st anniversary commencement speaker? Van Zandt will receive an honorary degree, along with LGBTQ and HIV health care advocate Harvey J. Makadon. Learn more here.