May 7, 2024

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.


Registration for Summer Session—All Students
Registration for the Summer 2024 term is ongoing. Make progress toward graduation this summer with over 1,800 course sections to choose from in a wide range of subjects. Learn more about Summer Session here.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who anticipate completing May 2024 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online or a hard copy if the deadline has been missed. The May deadline is May 15, 2024. 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.


Summer Term Bill Due Dates—All Students
Please note the following due dates for Summer session term bills:
- Friday, May 10: First session term bill due date (all campuses)
- Friday, June 7: Second session term bill due date (Rutgers-New Brunswick only)

Important Summer Financial Aid Information—All Students
Please note that the Institutional Aid Application will not be available for summer 2024, as financial aid will be awarded to eligible students based on the information provided on the 2023-24 FAFSA. The Office of Financial Aid will award Pell Grant, TAG, and remaining loan eligibility for students who qualify. Institutional funds are offered based on funding availability and financial aid eligibility. Students will be notified when their summer aid is available through their student portal. Learn more about summer aid here.

Summer and Advanced Standing/Third Term Tuition Payment Plans—All Students 
Rutgers has partnered with Nelnet Campus Commerce to allow students to pay tuition and fees over time in an interest-free plan that automatically deducts the amount from bank accounts via e-check payments, credit cards, or debit cards. June 5, 2024, is the last day to enroll in the 2-payment tuition plans for Summer 2024 and Advanced Standing/Third Term 2024 semesters. Please note: Advanced Standing/Third Term plans are only available for students enrolled in Schools 19, 22, and 57. Learn more about payment plans here.

New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application (NJAFAA) for 2024-2025—All Students
Rutgers students who are NJ DREAMERS should file the New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application (NJAFAA) for the 2024-2025 academic year by June 1, 2024, to be considered for Fall 2024 state aid.

Enroll in Direct Deposit for Faster Refunds—All Students 
Direct deposit is the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive refunds issued by Rutgers. View instructions for setting up direct deposit here. International students who are eligible for a refund can enroll in direct deposit using a U.S. bank account. Please note that direct deposit is currently not available for summer or winter refunds.

Residency Reclassification Deadline—All Students 
The Residency Reclassification deadline for graduate and undergraduate students for the Summer 2024 term is Wednesday, July 17, 2024. The application and all supporting evidence must be submitted by this date. Learn more about the application here.

GradGuard Tuition Insurance—All Students 
The GradGuard Tuition Insurance Plan helps students and their families overcome the financial losses that may result from events that force students to withdraw from the semester due to a covered medical reason, including illness, injury, and mental health conditions. Learn more about GradGuard Tuition Insurance here. Students can now enroll in GradGuard Tuition Insurance plans in Nelnet QuikPay. Enrollment instructions can be found here (PDF). RBHS students must enroll directly via GradGuard.

Staff/Faculty Taxable Remission—Graduate Students Who Are Staff/Faculty
Please be aware that the full value of staff/faculty graduate tuition remission is subject to federal and New Jersey state tax withholding. In addition, under federal regulations, any graduate tuition remission benefit over $5,250 per calendar year is also considered taxable. Please refer to the 2024 Tax Withholding Schedule for the 2024 withholding dates.

New Brunswick Payment Center's Updated Hours of Operation—All Students 
The New Brunswick Payment Center at Dr. Samuel Dewitt Proctor Hall on the Busch Campus will be operating as follows: Wednesday–Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Due to the health and safety concerns associated with handling cash for students and staff, it is strongly encouraged that students use electronic payment methods instead of cash payments for paying term bills. Please review payment options and the Cash Handling Policy for more information.

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.

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 FacebookTwitter, and Instagram.


How to Access IT Services After Graduation—All Students

Earn Certified Community Service Hours by Volunteering at Commencement—Undergraduate Students
Volunteers are needed for the Rutgers–New Brunswick and Rutgers Health Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 12, 2024, at SHI Stadium on the Busch Campus. Volunteer Commencement Ambassadors help make it a day to remember for the Class of 2024. Learn more and apply here.


In Person or Online LSAT Test Prep Course—All Students
Rutgers Test Prep offers intensive in-person or online classes for LSAT test preparation, including 30 hours of instruction to simplify the LSAT. Questions are used from actual LSAT exams to enable students to prepare as close to the real test as possible. LSAT textbooks, updated study guides, practice tests, online support resources, and expert instruction are included. Learn more and register here.

Peer Tutoring, Presentation Skills Tutoring, and Writing Tutoring—All Students
The Learning Centers offer extra support for students needing help with writing through Peer Tutoring for a variety of subjects, and Writing Tutoring. Learn more and register for services here.

Register for Bloustein School's Master's in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Public Informatics and Health Administration Virtual Information Sessions—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is hosting virtual information sessions during the spring 2024 term for their master and graduate certificate programs in Public Policy, Urban Planning, Public Informatics and Health Administration. The GRE is waived for 2024 and scholarships are available for Fall 2024. No work experience is necessary. Students must RSVP to attend an information session. Learn more and register for a session here.

Student Success Resources 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.

Rutgers Internship and Co-op Course—Undergraduate Students
Students who have an internship this summer and want to receive course credit are encouraged to apply to the Rutgers Internship and Co-op Course (RICC). Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students with a 2.5 GPA or above and with at least 30 credits can take the RICC to earn three credits for their summer experiences. Learn more and apply here.

#Rutgersworks Free Tuition Challenge—All Students
The Office of Career Exploration and Success is giving away FREE Fall 2024 tuition and other prizes for all currently registered Rutgers–New Brunswick students at the undergraduate and graduate levels. The #RutgersWorks Free Tuition Challenge is a passport game where students can actively participate in career-related activities and events to earn stamps towards free tuition. Students earn stamps by attending events, utilizing online tools, or engaging with the resources listed on the game board. Students who complete at least ten challenge requirement stamps are entered into a drawing for free tuition for Fall 2024 at $6,837. 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 Rutgers University has a free bulk waste recycling initiative for Rutgers students living in New Brunswick? Rutgers and the City of New Brunswick are partnering in Project Move Out to recover discarded furniture, appliances, and textiles in order to keep these items out of landfills and reduce our carbon footprint. Project Move Out provides for FREE curbside pick-up of bulk items ONLY for Rutgers students who pre-register before noon on May 20. Learn more and register here.