September 27, 2022

The One Stop Weekly – your source for official student information – is published every Tuesday during the semester by the One Stop Student Services Center (One Stop) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, 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. The One Stop represents an integrated and coordinated cross-functional service in the areas of financial aid, student accounts, and registration, and can be reached using the contact form or in-person at Dr. Samuel Dewitt Proctor Hall located at 65 Davidson Road on Busch Campus.

Notices

Fall Health and Well-Being Protocols
The Universitywide COVID-19 Information Page is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This page has resources for students and parents along with announcements pertaining to COVID-19, FAQs, and the operating statuses of services, facilities, and offices at Rutgers. You are encouraged to check this site frequently.

One Stop Office Closure on September 29—All Students
The One Stop Student Services Center will be closed to both walk-in and phone operations starting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 29. During this time, students may continue to submit their inquiries via webform for all matters related to Financial Aid, Registrar, or Student Accounting. 

Registration for Winter Term—All Students
Registration for the Winter 2023 term begins on Monday, October 3, 2022. Earn credits towards a degree during winter break and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Visit the Schedule of Classes to plan schedules now before registration begins. Learn more about winter session here.

Fall 2022 Add/Drop Dates—Undergraduate Students
October 31: Last day to withdraw from a course with a “W” grade
December 15: Last day to withdraw from the University for Fall 2022

Normal Webreg Hours:
6:30 a.m.—midnight, Monday through Friday
6:30 a.m.—2 p.m. on Saturdays

Learn more and view the Fall 2022 Undergraduate Calendar here. For assistance, please contact the Office of the Registrar via this contact form.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who anticipate completing January 2023 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online or a hard copy if the deadline has been missed. The deadline is January 15, 2023. Any questions concerning a diploma application can be submitted to the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office via this webform. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

Financial

Information for Federal Government's Student Debt Relief Plan—All Students
The federal government has announced a plan to cancel up to $10,000 in federal student debt for Americans earning less than $125,000 per year ($250,000 for couples), and up to $20,000 for borrowers who received Pell Grants while they were in college. Students or borrowers with questions are encouraged to check the Federal Student Aid's website and to sign up for email updates from the U.S. Department of Education for more information. The White House's Fact Sheet containing data related to the debt relief and extension of the loan repayment pause can be viewed here.

Payroll Deduction—TAs, GAs, and Graduate Fellows
The deadline to enroll in the 7-payment payroll deduction plan for charges not covered by tuition remission is October 6, 2022, at 3 p.m. Learn more about tuition remission here.

Taxable Tuition Remission—Students Who are Staff or Faculty
Please refer to the 2022 Tax Withholding Schedule for Fall 2022 withholding dates.

View and Pay Fall Semester Term Bills—All Students
Fall semester term bills are now available to view and make payment. It is recommended that students enroll in one of the Rutgers University Tuition Payment Plans (RUTPP) to conveniently pay their term bills in monthly installments. Please view additional information and payment plan options here.

Set Up Direct Deposit to Receive Refunds Faster—All Students
Direct deposit is the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive refunds issued by Rutgers. All students are required to enroll in direct deposit. Please note that direct deposit is currently not available for summer. View instructions for setting up direct deposit here.

Cash Payments—All Students
Due to the health and safety concerns associated with handling cash for students and staff, we strongly encourage using electronic payment methods instead of cash payments. Please review payment options and the Cash Handling Policy for more information.

GradGuard Epidemic Coverage Endorsement—All Students
GradGuard Tuition Insurance Plans purchased on or after February 18, 2022, now include the Epidemic Coverage Endorsement, which can provide coverage for when an insured student completely withdraws from school for the covered term due to becoming ill with any epidemic or pandemic disease, including COVID-19 and Monkeypox. Learn more about the Tuition Protection Plan here.

myGuest Authorized User Access for Term Bills, Grades, and More—All Students
Students can authorize a third party or a parent with access to review academic records, view financial aid rewards, or make payments on their behalf. To grant this access, students must log in to their myRutgers Dashboard, and use the "Authorized Access" icon to provide access to the desired authorized party. Additional instructions for the myGuest Dashboard can be found here.

Scarlet $ense Financial Literacy Program—All Students
Rutgers University–New Brunswick introduces a new campus-wide comprehensive program on financial literacy that includes—but is not limited to—student loan borrowing and repayments, budgeting, savings, investing, and debt. In addition, students have access to a free financial literacy website, workshops, freshman and transfer seminars, and webinars on financial literacy topics.

One Stop Student Services Center and Walk-Ins—All Students
The One Stop Student Services Center (One Stop) at Rutgers University–New Brunswick represents an integrated and coordinated cross-functional service in the areas of financial aid, student accounts, and registration.  One Stop acts as a “single point of service” across these areas to promote a progressive, simplified, and consistent student experience and a culture that supports student satisfaction and success. Questions can be submitted using the contact form, by phone at 848-445-4636 (INFO), or by visiting the One Stop at Dr. Samuel Dewitt Proctor Hall located at 65 Davidson Road on Busch Campus. No appointments are necessary for walk-ins. The center is open Monday–Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Students can follow updates from One Stop on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Health

Get Ready for Flu Season with Flu Vaccination Clinics—All Students
Fall 2022 Flu Vaccination Clinics will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on the following dates and locations:

Students should bring their Rutgers student ID and insurance cards to the clinics. In order to save time, consent forms can be completed in advance. Learn more about flu vaccinations and download the consent forms here.

General

Make a plan to vote in the 2022 Midterm Election—All Students
There is an election on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. Students who want to cast their vote in elections happening this fall must be registered to vote. On-campus undergraduate and graduate students can register at their on-campus residence hall or off-campus address. Out-of-state students are also eligible to register in New Jersey. All New Jersey voter registration changes must be completed by Tuesday, October 18. Out-of-state voters should be sure to check their state's election deadlines and requirements. Learn more about voting at Rutgers here.

Academics

Study Group Registration Now Open—Undergraduate Students 
Registration is now open for study groups offered by the Learning Centers. Study group participants earn higher average final course grades than if studying alone. By attending a study group, students will have a better understanding of course material and acquire effective learning strategies. Study group leaders review course material with students and integrate study strategies such as note taking, problem solving, and test preparation, which link course content with cognitive skill development. View the list of classes and register here

Applications for the Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program—Undergraduate Students (Juniors)
The Eagleton Institute of Politics is accepting applications for the Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program. The program is a 3-semester interdisciplinary certificate for Juniors from all Rutgers schools and campus locations. Associates learn about political power and decision-making while honing their leadership and professional skills through a series of three unique courses (one per semester) and summer/fall internships in politics, government, policy, or advocacy. The application deadline is Monday, October 24, 2022. Learn more about the program and apply here.

Applications for the Mary Ann and Steven J. Allard Fellowship Program in Public Health—Undergraduate Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and the Allard Family have established a fellowship for outstanding, declared, and non-traditional public health students who have demonstrated a personal commitment or outstanding academic potential in their public health studies. For 2022–2023, two eligible undergraduate students with a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA will be selected as fellows to receive $2,000 each. The deadline to apply is Friday, October 14, 2022. Please email questions to allardfellowship@ejb.rutgers.edu and learn more about the fellowship here.

Applications for the School of Communication and Information—Undergraduate Students
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) is now accepting applications for admission to the Communication, Information Technology and Informatics, and Journalism and Media Studies majors. The deadline for online applications is Friday, October 7, 2022. Learn more about SC&I programs and the application process at the information session scheduled for Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m. in room 323 of the SC&I building on the College Avenue Campus. For more information, please contact SC&I Student Services at 848-932-7550 or via email at undergrad@comminfo.rutgers.edu. Learn more and register for the session here.

Applications for the Master’s Program in Labor and Employment Relations—Undergraduate Students
The Labor Studies & Employment Relations Department at the School of Management & Labor Relations (SMLR) is currently accepting applications from Rutgers undergraduate students of all majors. The Master's in Labor and Employment Relations program allows students to expand their horizons from the employee and employer perspectives across many types of organizations including corporations, non-profits, unions, social justice organizations, and state/federal government agencies. The program is hosting a virtual information session on September 28 from noon to 1 p.m. Learn more and register for the information session here.

Applications for the Master’s Program in Human Resource Management—Undergraduate Students
The Master of Human Resource Management Program within the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is currently accepting applications for 2023. This top-tier ranked program is open to all undergraduate majors. Learn more here.

Student Success Resources

Success.rutgers.edu is dedicated to helping students find all of the services and resources to succeed and is organized around four themes: Success Essentials, Academic Support Services, Involvement & Community, and Experiential Learning & Career Preparation. The site is easily searchable and includes important "How To" instructional videos and guides for topics such as Course Scheduling, Add/Drop, Canvas, Teams, the Handshake Career Management platform, and more.

Jobs, Internships and Leadership Positions

Students should regularly check out the employment listings available on Rutgers Handshake, your primary career management portal brought to you by the Office of Career Exploration and SuccessOn-campus part-time jobs are also regularly posted to the platform by campus departments.

#RutgersWorks Free Tuition Career Challenge—All Students The Office of Career Exploration and Success is giving away FREE Spring 2023 tuition and other prizes for all currently registered Rutgers–New Brunswick students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Learn more about the Free Tuition Career Challenge and get started here.

Campus Involvement Opportunities and Events

Students should regularly check out the calendar of events at GetInvolved.


Did You Know?

Did you know that cannabis remains illegal under federal law and is therefore prohibited on Rutgers property? For Rutgers and other public universities, receipt of federal funds in the form of student loans, grants, and research support is conditioned on our compliance with federal drug laws. To ensure our community is aware of the university’s policies regarding cannabis possession and use on campus, FAQs and other related resources are available here.