February 12, 2019
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 https://info.rutgers.edu/ru-info for further assistance.
Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who anticipate completing May 2019 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 and ask for Monica Licourt or Michael Rusen, or email email@example.com with any concerns about a diploma application. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.
Applications for SC&I Undergraduate Majors—Undergraduate Students
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) is now accepting applications for admission to Communication, Information Technology and Informatics, and Journalism and Media Studies majors. View admission prerequisites and access the online application here. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2019. For more information, please contact SC&I Student Services at 848-932-7550 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rutgers Day Program Submissions—All Students
The Rutgers Day program submission period is now open. All academic and administrative units, student clubs and organizations, and performance groups are encouraged to submit a program and participate in the largest annual outreach event the university offers. Rutgers Day is on Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and programs must be submitted by February 15. Visit the Rutgers Day website by logging in with a NetID to submit a program, review guidelines and policies, and download marketing materials to promote activities.
Supervisor of the Year Nominations—All Students
All student employees are invited to nominate their Rutgers Faculty or Staff supervisor[s] for the 2019 Supervisor of the Year Award. The name of the winning supervisor will be announced on April 18 at the annual Student Employee of the Year Award Ceremony. Additional information and nomination forms are available here. Nominations are due on or before February 17. Please contact email@example.com with any questions.
2019 Summer Session Registration—All Students
Registration for Summer Session 2019 begins on Monday, February 18. Choose from more than 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered in-person, online, or at off-campus locations throughout the state. Make progress towards graduation, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Learn more here.
Call for Participants in the Graduate Student Colloquium on Paul Robeson—Graduate Students
Master and doctoral-level students are invited to register as teams of three or four for the Graduate Student Colloquium on Paul Robeson: Alum, Activist, Scholar, Athlete, and Global Citizen. This colloquium takes place on April 5 in the Rutgers Academic Building on the College Avenue Campus. The first place team will receive a prize of $1,000, second place will receive $500, and third place receives $250. One undergraduate student can be included on each team. Applications and presentation proposal abstracts are due by March 1. This colloquium is part of the Paul Robeson Centennial celebration. Learn more about guidelines and register here.
Study Abroad Applications—All Students
Applications for summer, fall, and academic year study abroad programs are due Friday, March 1. Applications for Spring 2020 are also open and are due on October 1. Walk-in hours are Monday–Friday, noon–3 p.m., at Rutgers Global–Study Abroad on the College Avenue Campus. Learn more, search programs, and apply here.
Apply to Study Sports, History, and Culture in the U.K. and Spain this Summer—All Students
Registration is open for this three-credit summer study abroad program where students can explore the unique history and culture of Spain and England and the influence of this history and culture on global sport and recreation movements. Learn about global sport industry and education through lectures, readings, and excursions. The application deadline is March 1. Learn more and apply here.
Apply to Study Social Movements in the United States and Japan this Summer—Undergraduate Students
Registration is open for this three-credit summer program in Kyoto, Japan, where students will explore contemporary trade and diplomatic relations in the western pacific region, including relations between Japan and the United States, as well as other East Asian countries like Korea and China. The program itinerary includes several group excursions. Possible excursions in Japan include the Peace Memorial, Hiroshima and Yasukuni Shrine in Tokyo. The application deadline is March 1. Learn more here.
Applications for the Class of 2020 Eagleton Fellowship Program in Politics and Government—Graduate Students
The Eagleton Fellowship Program in Politics and Government is a one-year interdisciplinary certificate program available to graduate students in ALL Rutgers schools and departments. Full/part-time and international students are also eligible to apply. Stipends and tuition remission are available. Students continue working towards their degrees without interruption and learn about real-world American politics, government, and public affairs. The application deadline is March 29. Learn more here.
Register for the Rutgers Writers’ Conference and earn 1.5 Credits—All Students
Students have the option of earning 1.5 credits for attending the third annual Rutgers University–New Brunswick Writers' Conference from June 1-2. Hear from bestselling novelists Amy Tan (The Joy Luck Club), Colum McMcann (Let the Great World Spin), Eloisa James (Paris In Love: A Memoir), and many others. Learn more and register here.
Did You Know?
Did you know that Student Access & Educational Equity (SAEE) is celebrating their 6th Annual Access Week from February 18-February 22? Access Week offers a week of community programming and dialogue to create campus awareness for first-generation, low-income, and underrepresented students. The week is filled with a range of notable and renowned speakers, dynamic workshops, and educational community service opportunities. Learn more and see all programming here.