September 22, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
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.

Rutgers Student Health Services and COVID-19 Testing—All Students
Rutgers Student Health is still available as a resource for all Rutgers–New Brunswick students. Most services for both Health Services and Counseling, Alcohol and Other Drug Assistance Program & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) will be offered remotely with a few in-person services available on an as-needed and clinically-indicated basis. Students can make appointments online or by phone for medical services. Appointments with Health Services can be made online or by phone by calling 848-932-7402. Appointments with CAPS can be made by phone at 848-932-7884. View hours of operation here

For information about COVID-19 testing, including details about who can receive testing and how to access testing, please visit health.rutgers.edu/covid-19-testing.

University Libraries Operating Status and Services—All Students
The Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, the Library of Science and Medicine on the Busch Campus, and the James Dickson Carr Library on the Livingston Campus are open for study and/or computing with limited capacity. Daily hours of operation are posted here and additional information regarding building access and library services can be found here.

Personal Meeting Room Reservations Now Available at the Student Centers—All Students
Student Centers and Activities has opened personal meeting room reservations for academic engagement such as online classes, academic sessions, exams and meetings with professors and other Rutgers staff, etc. Rooms are limited to one per day for three hours, with a maximum of two people. Students can reserve space at the Busch, College Avenue or Livingston Student Centers online. Learn more about the student centers and services here.

Dining Services Operating Status and Meal Plan Information—All Students
Dining Services is now offering online ordering for pickup using meal swipes. Meal plans are also available with packages from 50 to 285 meals for the semester. Select dining locations are open seven days a week. Please visit the Dining Services website for the most up-to-date information and send any questions via this contact form.

Get Ready to Vote this Fall—All Students
The General Election on November 3, 2020, will feature new changes to election practices in New Jersey. All actively registered voters in N.J. will receive an official ballot for the election to the address linked to their voter registration. Students should follow this voting plan:

  1. Check registration status and address OR register for the first time.
  2. Students who need to change an address should update voter registration by October 13.
  3. Receive, fill-out, and submit official ballots by Election Day, November 3.
  4. Verify that ballots were counted.

Follow @RutgersCYPP on social media for all accurate voting information and learn more about voter registration here.

Schedule of Classes for Winter Session Is Now Available—All Students
The schedule of classes for the Winter 2021 term is now available. Earn credits towards a degree during winter break and choose from more than 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Plan schedules now and begin registering on October 5. Learn more about Winter Session here.

View and Pay Fall Semester Term Bills—All Students
Fall semester term bills are now available to view and make payment. Term bills not paid by the due date will be assessed a late payment fee of $125.00. It is recommended that students enroll in one of the Rutgers University Tuition Payment Plans (RUTPP) for those unable to pay the full amount due by the due date. Please view additional information and payment plan options here.

myGuest Authorized User Access for Term Bills, Grades, and More—All Students
Students can now authorize a third party or a parent with access to review academic records or make payments on their behalf. In order 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.

Set Up Electronic Deposit to Receive Refunds Faster—All Students
Students are strongly encouraged to set up direct deposit for the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive refunds. Funds are available for immediate use once deposited electronically. Learn more about electronic deposit here.

Applications for the Mary Ann and Steven J. Allard Fellowship Program—Undergraduate Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Mary Ann and Steven J. Allard have established a fellowship for outstanding, declared, non-traditional public health students who have demonstrated a personal commitment or outstanding academic potential in their public health studies. For 2020–2021, two eligible undergraduate students with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 will be selected as fellows to receive $2,000 each. The deadline for applications is October 2, 2020. Please send questions to allardfellowship@ejb.rutgers.edu. Learn more about the fellowship and apply here.

School of Communication and Information Accepting Applications for Admission—Undergraduate Students
The School of Communication and Information (SC&I) is now accepting applications for admission to the CommunicationInformation Technology and Informatics, and Journalism and Media Studies majors. Visit the SC&I undergraduate admission webpage to review the admission requirements and to access the online application. The deadline for applying online is Friday, October 2, 2020. For more information, contact SC&I Student Services at 848-932-7550 or via email at sciss@comminfo.rutgers.edu.

September 15, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
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.

Fall 2020 Add-Drop Dates—Undergraduate Students
September 14: Last day to add/drop courses without a "W" grade
September 15–November 30: Drop courses with a "W" grade

Normal Webreg hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. View the Fall 2020 Undergraduate Calendar here. For assistance, please contact the Office of the Registrar using this online contact form.

Dining Plan Change and Cancellation Requests—All Students
Dining plan change and cancellation requests for the Fall 2020 semester are now being accepted online until Tuesday, September 15. This is the only time during the semester that reductions and cancellations will be allowed.

RU Express Cancellation and Reduction Requests—All Students
RU Express initial deposit cancellation and reduction requests for the Fall 2020 semester are now being accepted online until Tuesday, September 15. This is the only time during the semester that cancellations or reductions will be allowed and only if the money for the Fall 2020 semester HAS NOT been used.

View and Pay Fall Semester Term Bills—All Students
Fall semester term bills are now available to view and make payment. Term bills not paid by the due date will be assessed a late payment fee of $125.00. It is recommended that students enroll in one of the Rutgers University Tuition Payment Plans (RUTPP) for those unable to pay the full amount due by the due date. Please view additional information and payment plan options here.

Cashiers' Office Operating Status—All Students
The Cashiers' Offices are operating remotely and will not be open for in-person visits for the remainder of the fall semester. For assistance, please use the online contact form or the Official Rutgers University App. Students should also consider the following:

• Students and authorized users can make online payments at paymybill.rutgers.edu. Please note eChecks are processed at no charge. Credit/debit card transactions are assessed a 2.7% non-refundable service fee.
• All checks can be mailed to the Cashiers’ Office according to these instructions.

myGuest Authorized User Access for Term Bills, Grades, and More—All Students
Students can now authorize a third party or a parent with access to review academic records or make payments on their behalf. In order 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.

Set Up Electronic Deposit to Receive Refunds Faster—All Students
Students are strongly encouraged to set up direct deposit for the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive refunds. Funds are available for immediate use once deposited electronically. Learn more about electronic deposit here.

Dining Services Operating Status and Meal Plan Information—All Students
Dining Services is now offering online ordering for pickup using meal swipes. Meal plans are also available with packages from 50 to 285 meals for the semester. Select dining locations are open seven days a week. Please visit the Dining Services website for the most up-to-date information and send any questions via this contact form.

Food Locations Now Open in Student Centers—All Students
Select food locations are now open in the Busch and College Avenue student centers. The Busch, College Avenue, and Livingston student centers are open with extended hours on Mondays–Thursdays from 8 a.m.–10 p.m. and on Fridays from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. The student centers are closed on Saturdays and Sundays. View the complete list of student center opening hours, food options and hours, and services here.

Schedule of Classes for Winter Session Is Now Available—All Students
The schedule of classes for the Winter 2021 term is now available. Earn credits towards a degree during winter break and choose from more than 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Plan schedules now and begin registering on October 5. Learn more about Winter Session here.

Check Voter Registration Status for the 2020 General Election—All Students
The General Election on November 3, 2020, will feature new changes to election practices in New Jersey. All actively registered voters in N.J. will receive an official ballot for the election to the address linked to their voter registration. It is important to check voter registration status to verify the address to which official ballots will be delivered. Students who have never registered to vote or need to update voter registration should do so by Tuesday, October 13, 2020. Learn more about voter registration here.

Disclosure Statements—All Students
Students can find legal disclosures and information concerning academic programs, drug and alcohol policies, including the Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act, the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, institutional and specialized accreditation, nondiscrimination and harassment, Title IX, public safety information, peer-to-peer file sharing, withdrawal from the institution, and more here.

  1. Suicide Prevention Act—Rutgers has individuals with training and experience in mental health issues who focus on reducing student suicides and attempted suicides. These individuals are available on campus or remotely by telephone or other means for students 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Students can contact: NJ HopeLine: 855-654-6735, RUPD: 911, Counseling, Alcohol & Drug Assistance Program & Psychiatric Services (CAPS): 848-932-7884.
  2. File Sharing Software—The sharing of music and movies through the use of file sharing peer to peer (P2P) software available online is discouraged due to copyright and security issues. In compliance with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA), the university has provided guidelines to inform students about copyright laws. Copyright infringement and unauthorized distribution are against the law and will be enforced. Learn more here (PDF).
  3. Minors on Campus—Guidelines for appropriate protection and supervision of minors participating in university-sponsored programs, or in programs operated by outside entities that are held in university facilities, can be found here.

Students with inquiries related to any of the above disclosure notices should contact the Office of Student Affairs Compliance at 848-932-8576 or jackie.moran@rutgers.edu. RBHS students should contact their individual schools.

Visit the Virtual Involvement Fair through September 16 —All Students
The 2020 Virtual Involvement Fair runs through 11 p.m. on September 16. Students can log on at any point to learn about the nearly 700 student groups, fraternities and sororities, sports clubs, and departments participating in this year’s event. Students can also chat directly with group representatives during scheduled live sessions. Students are encouraged to complete or update getINVOLVED profiles in advance of the fair. Visit the Student Centers and Activities’ website to learn more.

LVL UP Now Accepting Applications for Second-Year Students—Second-Year Students
Applications are open for the LVL UP program for second-year students offered by Student Centers and Activities: Leadership and Experiential Learning. Students will face changes as they transition into their second-year, like shifting to major-specific related courses; declaring their major; taking on positions within student organizations; and managing large teams. Students will develop the skills necessary to succeed while also training for position-specific responsibilities. The application deadline is September 16. Learn more and apply to LVL UP here.

First-Year Fellowship Applications Now Open—First-Year Students
Applications are open for the First-Year Fellowship Certificate Program offered by Student Centers and Activities: Leadership and Experiential Learning. This program features a curriculum designed for emerging leaders to cultivate their skills and abilities to become the next generation of leaders. Participants take advantage of the opportunity to participate in an 8-week, 1.5-credit leadership course, in addition to being exposed to involvement opportunities. Previous leadership experience is NOT required to participate. The application deadline is September 20. Learn more about the First-Year Fellowship Program here.

School of Communication and Information Accepting Applications for Admission—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. Visit the SC&I undergraduate admission webpage to review the admission requirements and to access the online application. The deadline for applying online is Friday, October 2, 2020. For more information, contact SC&I Student Services at 848-932-7550 or via email at sciss@comminfo.rutgers.edu.

September 8, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
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.

Fall 2020 Add-Drop Dates—Undergraduate Students
September 11:
 Last day to add courses
September 14: Last day to drop courses without a "W" grade
September 15–November 30: Drop courses with a "W" grade

Normal Webreg hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. View the Fall 2020 Undergraduate Calendar here. For assistance, please contact the Office of the Registrar using this online contact form.

View and Pay Fall Semester Term Bills—All Students
Fall semester term bills are now available to view and make payment. Term bills not paid by the due date will be assessed a late payment fee of $125.00. It is recommended that students enroll in one of the Rutgers University Tuition Payment Plans (RUTPP) for those unable to pay the full amount due by the due date. Please view additional information and payment plan options here.

Cashiers' Office Operating Status—All Students
The Cashiers' Offices are operating remotely and will not be open for in-person visits for the remainder of the fall semester. For assistance, please visit studentabc.rutgers.edu or the Official Rutgers University App. Students should also consider the following:

• Students and authorized users can make online payments at paymybill.rutgers.edu. Please note eChecks are processed at no charge. Credit/debit card transactions are assessed a 2.7% non-refundable service fee.
• Scholarship checks can be mailed to the Cashiers’ Office according to these instructions.

myGuest Authorized User Access for Term Bills, Grades, and More—All Students
Students can now authorize a third party or a parent with access to review academic records or make payments on their behalf. In order to grant this access, students must to 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.

Set Up Electronic Deposit to Receive Refunds Faster—All Students
Students are strongly encouraged to set up direct deposit for the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive refunds. Funds are available for immediate use once deposited electronically. Learn more about electronic deposit here.

Reduce or Decline Student Loans—All Students
Students may reduce or decline their loans through the Data Change Form (DCF), which is found on the personal financial aid offer letter. Lean more about accessing the DCF here.

Submit Missing Financial Aid Documents—All Students
Students may view their missing documents, along with instructions regarding how to complete and submit them, by checking their financial aid award status here.

First Day (Digital Course Materials)—All Students
Students enrolled in a course participating in the First Day program (indicated on the Web Registration System) will be able to access their digital course materials directly from the course within Canvas. If participating, students will see an additional charge on their term bills listed as a "Digital Book Charge". Students can opt-out of this program using the Course Material link in Canvas.

Dining Plan Change and Cancellation Requests—All Students
Dining plan change and cancellation requests for the Fall 2020 semester are now being accepted online until Tuesday, September 15. This is the only time during the semester that reductions and cancellations will be allowed.

RU Express Cancellation and Reduction Requests—All Students
RU Express initial deposit cancellation and reduction requests for the Fall 2020 semester are now being accepted online until Tuesday, September 15. This is the only time during the semester that cancellations or reductions will be allowed and only if the money for the Fall 2020 semester HAS NOT been used.

Dining Services Operating Status and Meal Plan Information—All Students
Dining Services is now offering online ordering for pickup using meal swipes. Meal plans are also available with packages from 50 to 285 meals for the semester. Select dining locations are open seven days a week. Please visit the Dining Services website for the most up-to-date information and send any questions via this contact form.

Changes to Transportation and Parking—All Students
Students coming to campus should be aware of changes to parking permits, parking lots, and campus buses this semester. Fall 2020 E-Permits are currently available for purchase online, and permits are required for parking on campus at all times. The campus buses are currently following new routes and schedulesLearn more about parking maps and changes to operations on the Department of Transportation Services website.

Computer Lab Locations and Hours—All Students
Starting September 8, computer labs in Alexander Library on the College Avenue Campus, James Dickson Carr Library on the Livingston Campus, and the Library of Science and Medicine (LSM) on the Busch Campus will be open for limited hours. View computer lab hours and services here.

Updated Student Center Hours and Food Vendor Information—All Students
Student centers are open with limited hours and services on the BuschCollege Avenue, and Livingston campuses. Beginning September 8, the student centers are open from Mondays–Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., and on Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The centers are closed on the weekends. In addition, select food locations within the Busch and College Avenue student centers are open starting September 8. View a complete list of Student Center hours and services here.

Activate Your Rutgers Handshake Account—All Students
The Office of Career Exploration and Success has transitioned all programs and services to the virtual space using various platforms. All students should activate their Rutgers Handshake account and complete their profile as soon as possible. Students can schedule virtual appointments with a career advisor, register for virtual programs and fairs, apply to jobs, and request virtual interviews with employers. Other online career tools can be accessed through Rutgers Handshake as well. Learn more about Rutgers Handshake here.

Disclosure Statements—All Students
Students can find legal disclosures and information concerning academic programs, drug and alcohol policies, including the Drug Free Schools and Campuses Act, the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act, the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act, institutional and specialized accreditation, nondiscrimination and harassment, Title IX, public safety information, peer-to-peer file sharing, withdrawal from the institution, and more here.

  1. Title IX Policy and Grievance Procedures—Rutgers prohibits discrimination based on sex. Our new, interim Title IX Policy and Grievance Procedures contains a comprehensive explanation of “consent,” describes the rights that apply to both the complainant and respondent and lists the range of supportive measures the university may offer before, during, and after the investigation.  Learn more about Title IX here.
  2. Policy Against Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, and Defamation—Intolerance, bigotry and bullying are antithetical to the values of the university and the Rutgers Code of Student Conduct prohibits harassment, intimidation, bullying and defamation. The Code of Student Conduct contains definitions, descriptions of violations and procedures for addressing violations. Students who wish to discuss any matter with the police or feel they are in need of immediate police attention may contact the Rutgers University Police Department at 732-932-7111 (New Brunswick).
  3. Pregnant Students—Rutgers University is committed to creating and maintaining a community where all individuals enjoy freedom from discrimination, including discrimination on the basis of pregnancy as mandated by Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and New Jersey law.  The University’s Policy Prohibiting Discrimination and Harassment can be found here (pdf).

Students with inquiries related to any of the above disclosure notices should contact the Office of Student Affairs Compliance at 848-932-8576 or jackie.moran@rutgers.edu. RBHS students should contact their individual schools.

Visit the Virtual Involvement Fair from September 14–16—All Students
The Virtual Involvement Fair takes place on Monday, September 14, through Wednesday, September 16. Students interested in attending can log on at any point during the 3-day session to learn more about the nearly 700 student groups, fraternities and sororities, sports clubs, and university departments. For more virtual events being hosted by Student Centers and Activities, please visit sca.rutgers.edu.

LVL UP Now Accepting Applications for Second-Year Students—Undergraduate Students
Applications are open for the LVL UP program for second-year students offered by Student Centers and Activities: Leadership and Experiential Learning. Students will face changes as they transition into their second-year, like shifting to major-specific related courses; declaring their major; taking on positions within student organizations; and managing large teams. Students will develop the skills necessary to succeed while also training for position-specific responsibilities. The application deadline is September 16. Learn more and apply to LVL UP here.

First-Year Fellowship Applications Now Open—First-Year Students
Applications are open for the First-Year Fellowship Certificate Program offered by Student Centers and Activities: Leadership and Experiential Learning. This program features a curriculum designed for emerging leaders to cultivate their skills and abilities to become the next generation of leaders. Participants take advantage of the opportunity to participate in an 8-week, 1.5-credit leadership course, in addition to being exposed to involvement opportunities. Previous leadership experience is NOT required to participate. The application deadline is September 20. Learn more about the First-Year Fellowship Program here.

Welcome Weeks 2020—All Students
Welcome Weeks programming continues through October 30. Students can use this time to develop an understanding of the services at Rutgers, explore opportunities for involvement, and make connections with peers. Students are also encouraged to check out the "How To" videos for course add/drop, navigating the Schedule of Classes, and more. Learn more about Welcome Weeks 2020 Academic Success programs and resources here.

September 1, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
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.

Fall 2020 Add-Drop Dates—Undergraduate Students
September 11:
Last day to add courses
September 14: Last day to drop courses without a "W" grade
September 15–November 30: Drop courses with a "W" grade

Normal Webreg hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. View the Fall 2020 Undergraduate Calendar here. For assistance, please contact the Office of the Registrar using this online contact form.

View and Pay Fall Semester Term Bills—All Students
Fall semester term bills are now available to view and make payment. Term bills not paid by the due date will be assessed a late payment fee of $125.00. It is recommended that students enroll in one of the Rutgers University Tuition Payment Plans (RUTPP) for those unable to pay the full amount due by the due date. Please view additional information and payment plan options here.

Cashiers' Office Operating Status—All Students
The Cashiers' Offices are operating remotely and will not be open for in-person visits for the remainder of the fall semester. For assistance, please visit studentabc.rutgers.edu or the Official Rutgers University App. Students should also consider the following:

• Students and authorized users can make online payments at paymybill.rutgers.edu. Please note eChecks are processed at no charge. Credit/debit card transactions are assessed a 2.7% non-refundable service fee.
• Scholarship checks can be mailed to the Cashiers’ Office according to these instructions.

myGuest Authorized User Access for Term Bills, Grades, and More—All Students
Students can now authorize a third party or a parent with access to review academic records or make payments on their behalf. In order to grant this access, students must to 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.

Set Up Electronic Deposit to Receive Refunds Faster—All Students
Students are strongly encouraged to set up direct deposit for the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive refunds. Funds are available for immediate use once deposited electronically. Learn more about electronic deposit here.

Reduce or Decline Student Loans—All Students
Students may reduce or decline their loans through the Data Change Form (DCF), which is found on the personal financial aid offer letter. Lean more about accessing the DCF here.

Submit Missing Financial Aid Documents—All Students
Students may view their missing documents, along with instructions regarding how to complete and submit them, by checking their financial aid award status here.

First Day (Digital Course Materials)—All Students
Students enrolled in a course participating in the First Day program (indicated on the Web Registration System) will be able to access their digital course materials directly from the course within Canvas. If participating, students will see an additional charge on their term bills listed as a "Digital Book Charge". Students can opt-out of this program using the Course Material link in Canvas.

Dining Plan Change and Cancellation Requests—All Students
Dining plan change and cancellation requests for the Fall 2020 semester are now being accepted online until Tuesday, September 15. This is the only time during the semester that reductions and cancellations will be allowed.

RU Express Cancellation and Reduction Requests—All Students
RU Express initial deposit cancellation and reduction requests for the Fall 2020 semester are now being accepted online until Tuesday, September 15. This is the only time during the semester that cancellations or reductions will be allowed and only if the money for the Fall 2020 semester HAS NOT been used.

Changes to Transportation and Parking—All Students
Students coming to campus should be aware of changes to parking permits, parking lots, and campus buses this semester. Fall 2020 E-Permits are currently available for purchase online, and permits are required for parking on campus at all times. The campus buses are currently following new routes and schedules. Learn more about parking maps and changes to operations on the Department of Transportation Services website.

Student Center Reopening Hours—All Students
Student centers are open with limited hours and services on the Busch, College Avenue, and Livingston campuses:

September 1–September 4: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
September 5–September 7: closed
Beginning September 8: Mondays–Thursdays 8 a.m. to 10 p.m., Fridays 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., closed weekends.

The student centers have been set up to ensure social distancing and safety protocols. Learn more about the student centers here.

Virtual Involvement Fair and Fall Virtual Activities—All Students
Student Centers and Activities hosts a series of virtual events this fall, including the Virtual Involvement Fair. The Virtual Involvement Fair takes place on Monday, September 14, through Wednesday, September 16. Students can log on at any point during the 3-day session to learn more about the 700+ student groups, fraternities and sororities, sports clubs, and departments. Students should log in to getINVOLVED in advance of the Fair to update their personal profiles. See all upcoming events at sca.rutgers.edu

Welcome Weeks 2020—All Students
Welcome Weeks programming continues through October 30. Students can use this time to develop an understanding of the services at Rutgers, explore opportunities for involvement, and make connections with peers. Students are also encouraged to check out the "How To" videos for course add/drop, navigating the Schedule of Classes, and more. Learn more about Welcome Weeks 2020 Academic Success programs and resources here.

Student Success Resources Website—All Students
Rutgers is a large place with countless resources available to students. The new website, success.rutgers.edu, is the starting point for the services students need to succeed. From career preparation to academic support, and financial need to community involvement, explore this site to sort through the connections and resources available to students at Rutgers.

Learning Center Services—All Students
The Learning Centers offer all services online for the Fall 2020 semester and continue to provide drop-in tutoring, academic coaching, writing coaching, study groups, and workshops. Learn more about how to find tutoring schedules, make coaching appointments, and register for study groups here.

SMLR Labor Studies and Employment Relations Undergraduate Majors and Minors—Undergraduate Students
The School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) Labor Studies and Employment Relations Department is currently accepting students for the undergraduate major and minor. Students learn about issues related to diversity and inclusion, worker involvement and voice, and the changing workplace. Virtual advising is available for all students in the program or those considering courses for the fall semester. Details about the bachelor’s program and virtual appointments can be found here.

#RutgersWorks Free Tuition Career Challenge—All Students
The Office of Career Exploration and Success is offering FREE spring 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.

May 5, 2020

Open Hearing on the University’s Tuition, Fees, and Housing and Dining Charges for 2020-2021—All Students
All students and members of the university community are invited to attend the Open Hearing on the University’s Tuition, Fees, and Housing and Dining Charges for 2020–2021 on Tuesday, May 19, from 6 to 8 p.m. Comments made at the hearing help inform the university administration during the development of the university’s tuition and fees. Prospective speakers must individually register online or by email to secretary@oq.rutgers.edu before noon on May 18. Submit comments online until May 15.

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
The Universitywide COVID-19 Information Page is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and the university will provide updates as information becomes available. 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.

Important Diploma Information (May 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Though Commencement is currently suspended, undergraduate students who anticipate completing May 2020 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online, or via a hard copy if the deadline has been missed. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the graduation application deadline for New Brunswick undergraduates has been extended to June 1. Please note that all diplomas will be mailed. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar's Office with any questions. Furthermore, please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

Summer Session 2020 Registration—All Students
Summer Session will proceed as scheduled. Choose from over 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered online or remotely. Make progress towards a degree, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Learn more about Summer Session here.

Chancellor's Student Leadership Gala—All Students
Each year, the Chancellor’s Student Leadership Gala allows students the opportunity to be recognized and rewarded for their remarkable contributions to the university and community. These students consistently demonstrate collaboration, leadership and resourcefulness, have a tremendous passion for Rutgers, and go outside of their normal responsibilities to achieve goals. This year’s winners will be honored virtually on May 6, and will be listed on the awards website following the event.

Applications for the Master of Social Work (MSW), Scholarships Available—Undergraduate Students
The School of Social Work is still accepting applications for the Master of Social Work (MSW) program. Social workers are on the front line of today’s public health work, supporting families in need, providing clinical counseling, and advocating for vulnerable populations in local, state, and national governments. Clinical social work and Management and Policy specializations are available. Degrees can be earned in two years to expand careers and earning potential, and no GRE or experience is required. Both merit and need-based scholarships are available for qualified candidates. Learn more about how to apply here.

Apply to be a VPVA Crisis Response Advocate—All Students
The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) is recruiting volunteers to be New Brunswick Crisis Response Advocates. Advocates provide support, information, and referrals at the time of a domestic or sexual assault crisis. Training will be held in the fall. Please contact Lisa Smith at smithlj@echo.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about VPVA here.

Apply to be a Student Residence Coordinator—All Students
The Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center is currently accepting applications for student Residence Coordinator (RC) positions. RCs provide front desk coverage on a rotating basis and support services to overnight guests, conference attendees, and meeting organizers. Compensation includes free housing and a meal plan. Learn more about the RC position and apply here.

Applications for Bloustein School's Master’s Programs in Public Policy, Urban Planning, and Public Informatics–Deadline Extended to July 1—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting application for Fall 2020 admission for its master’s programs in Urban Planning, Public Policy, and Public Informatics. The application deadline has been extended to July 1, 2020, for all three programs. Work experience is not required to apply to these graduate programs. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about these master’s programs and how to apply here.

Virtual Career Resources—All Students
With the shift to virtual communications across the world, the Office of Career Exploration and Success has the resources students need for their career journeys. Available resources include virtual programs, job search workshops, etiquette tips, 1-1 virtual career advising appointments, virtual drop-in resume critique sessions, Rutgers Handshake, additional online tools, and more. Students can visit the new website to explore virtual opportunities and resources here.

April 28, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
The Universitywide COVID-19 Information Page is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and the university will provide updates as information becomes available. 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.

Fall 2020 Pre-Registration—Undergraduate Students
Pre-Registration for the Fall 2020 semester began on Sunday, April 19, for Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students with 90+ credits and continues through Friday, May 1. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please use this contact form to request assistanceLearn more and view the registration schedule here.

Important Diploma Information (May 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Though Commencement is currently suspended, undergraduate students who anticipate completing May 2020 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online, or via a hard copy if the deadline has been missed. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the graduation application deadline for New Brunswick undergraduates has been extended to June 1. Please note that all diplomas will be mailed. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar's Office with any questions. Furthermore, please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

Summer Session 2020 Registration—All Students
Summer Session will proceed as scheduled. Choose from over 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered online or remotely. Make progress towards a degree, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Learn more about Summer Session here.

Virtual Rainbow Graduation 2020—All Students
Virtual Rainbow Graduation is May 20, 2020. Rainbow Graduation is a celebration that honors the achievements of Rutgers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) identified undergraduate and graduate students, and acknowledges the challenges and triumphs experienced during their academic careers. Please register by April 30, 2020 and learn more here.

Virtual Career Resources—All Students
With the shift to virtual communications across the world, the Office of Career Exploration and Success has the resources students need for their career journeys. Available resources include virtual programs, job search workshops, etiquette tips, 1-1 virtual career advising appointments, virtual drop-in resume critique sessions, Rutgers Handshake, additional online tools, and more. Students can visit the new website to explore virtual opportunities and resources here.

Apply to be a Student Residence Coordinator—All Students
The Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center is currently accepting applications for student Residence Coordinator (RC) positions. RCs provide front desk coverage on a rotating basis and support services to overnight guests, conference attendees, and meeting organizers. Compensation includes free housing and a meal plan. Learn more about the RC position and apply here.

Applications for the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship in Public Service–Deadline Extended to April 29—Undergraduate Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy has established the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship Program in Public Service to honor Mr. Voorhees' commitment to community service. Each year, the school selects undergraduates from any major at Rutgers–New Brunswick who are dedicated to civic engagement. Fellows receive $5,000 and participate in a credit-bearing partnership with community organizations. The application deadline has been extended to April 29, 2020. Learn more about the fellowship program and apply here.

Applications for Bloustein School's Master’s Programs in Public Policy, Urban Planning, and Public Informatics–Deadline Extended to July 1—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting application for Fall 2020 admission for its master’s programs in Urban Planning, Public Policy, and Public Informatics. The application deadline has been extended to July 1, 2020, for all three programs. Work experience is not required to apply to these graduate programs. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about these master’s programs and how to apply here.

April 21, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
The Universitywide COVID-19 Information Page is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and the university will provide updates as information becomes available. 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.

Fall 2020 Pre-Registration—Undergraduate Students
Pre-Registration for the Fall 2020 semester began on Sunday, April 19, for Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students with 90+ credits and continues through Friday, May 1. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please use this contact form to request assistanceLearn more and view the registration schedule here.

Important Diploma Information (May 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Though Commencement is currently suspended, undergraduate students who anticipate completing May 2020 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online, or via a hard copy if the deadline has been missed. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the graduation application deadline for New Brunswick undergraduates has been extended to June 1. Please note that all diplomas will be mailed. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar's Office with any questions. Furthermore, please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

Summer Session 2020 Registration—All Students
Summer Session will proceed as scheduled. Choose from over 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered online or remotely. Make progress toward a degree, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Registration is ongoing. Learn more about Summer Session here.

Virtual Rainbow Graduation 2020—All Students
Virtual Rainbow Graduation is May 20, 2020. Rainbow Graduation is a celebration that honors the achievements of Rutgers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, non-binary, queer, intersex, and asexual (LGBTQIA+) identified undergraduate and graduate students, and acknowledges the challenges and triumphs experienced during their academic careers. Please register by April 30, 2020 and learn more here.

Virtual Career Resources—All Students
With the shift to virtual communications across the world, the Office of Career Exploration and Success has the resources students need for their career journeys. Available resources include virtual programs, job search workshops, etiquette tips, 1-1 virtual career advising appointments, virtual drop-in resume critique sessions, Rutgers Handshake, additional online tools, and more. Students can visit the new website to explore virtual opportunities and resources here.

Apply to be a Student Residence Coordinator—All Students
The Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center is currently accepting applications for student Residence Coordinator (RC) positions. RCs provide front desk coverage on a rotating basis and support services to overnight guests, conference attendees, and meeting organizers. Compensation includes free housing and a meal plan. Learn more about the RC position and apply here.

Applications for the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship in Public Service–Deadline Extended to April 29—Undergraduate Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy has established the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship Program in Public Service to honor Mr. Voorhees' commitment to community service. Each year, the school selects undergraduates from any major at Rutgers–New Brunswick who are dedicated to civic engagement. Fellows receive $5,000 and participate in a credit-bearing partnership with community organizations. The application deadline has been extended to April 29, 2020. Learn more about the fellowship program and apply here.

Applications for Bloustein School's Master’s Programs in Public Policy, Urban Planning, and Public Informatics–Deadline Extended to July 1—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting application for Fall 2020 admission for its master’s programs in Urban Planning, Public Policy, and Public Informatics. The application deadline has been extended to July 1, 2020, for all three programs. Work experience is not required to apply to these graduate programs. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about these master’s programs and how to apply here.

April 14, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
The Universitywide COVID-19 Information Page is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and the university will provide updates as information becomes available. 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.

Fall 2020 Pre-Registration—Undergraduate Students
Pre-Registration for the Fall 2020 semester begins on Sunday, April 19, at 10 p.m. for Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students with 90+ credits and continues through Friday, May 1. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please use this contact form to request assistanceLearn more and view the registration schedule here.

Important Diploma Information (May 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Though Commencement is currently suspended, undergraduate students who anticipate completing May 2020 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online, or via a hard copy if the deadline has been missed. Due to COVID-19 restrictions, the graduation application deadline for New Brunswick undergraduates has been extended to June 1. Please note that all diplomas will be mailed. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar's Office with any questions. Furthermore, please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

Virtual Career Resources—All Students
With the shift to virtual communications across the world, the Office of Career Exploration and Success has the resources students need for their career journeys. Available resources include virtual programs, job search workshops, etiquette tips, 1-1 virtual career advising appointments, virtual drop-in resume critique sessions, Rutgers Handshake, additional online tools, and more. Students can visit the new website to explore virtual opportunities and resources here.

myGuest Dashboard—All Students
The myGuest Dashboard is now available. This dashboard allows students to give parents, guardians, and third parties access to view content and services related to their experience at the university, such as class schedules, financial aid awards, and their term bills. While the university is offering this service, access will not be granted without the student's permission due to the protection of student rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Learn more and how to sign up an authorized user here.

Summer Session 2020 Registration—All Students
Summer Session will proceed as scheduled. Choose from over 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered online or remotely. Make progress toward a degree, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Registration is ongoing. Learn more about Summer Session here.

Applications for the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship in Public Service–Deadline Extended to April 29—Undergraduate Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy has established the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship Program in Public Service to honor Mr. Voorhees' commitment to community service. Each year, the school selects undergraduates from any major at Rutgers–New Brunswick who are dedicated to civic engagement. Fellows receive $5,000 and participate in a credit-bearing partnership with community organizations. The application deadline has been extended to April 29, 2020. Learn more about the fellowship program and apply here.

Bloustein School's Master’s Programs in Public Policy, Urban Planning, and Public Informatics–Application Deadline Extended to July 1—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting application for Fall 2020 admission for its master’s programs in Urban Planning, Public Policy, and Public Informatics. The application deadline has been extended to July 1, 2020, for all three programs. Work experience is not required to apply to these graduate programs. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about these master’s programs and how to apply here.

April 7, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
The Universitywide COVID-19 Information Page is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and the university will provide updates as information becomes available. 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.

Fall 2020 Pre-Registration—Undergraduate Students
Pre-Registration for the Fall 2020 semester begins on Sunday, April 19, at 10 p.m. for Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students with 90+ credits and continues through Friday, May 1. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please use this contact form to request assistanceLearn more and view the registration schedule here.

myGuest Dashboard—All Students
The myGuest Dashboard is now available. This dashboard allows students to give parents, guardians, and third parties access to view content and services related to their experience at the university, such as class schedules, financial aid awards, and their term bills. While the university is offering this service, access will not be granted without the student's permission due to the protection of student rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Learn more and how to sign up an authorized user here.

Summer Session 2020 Registration—All Students
Summer Session will proceed as scheduled. Choose from over 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered online or remotely. Make progress toward a degree, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Registration is ongoing. Learn more about Summer Session here.

Applications for the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship in Public Service–Deadline Extended to April 29—Undergraduate Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy has established the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship Program in Public Service to honor Mr. Voorhees' commitment to community service. Each year, the school selects undergraduates from any major at Rutgers–New Brunswick who are dedicated to civic engagement. Fellows receive $5,000 and participate in a credit-bearing partnership with community organizations. The application deadline has been extended to April 29, 2020. Learn more about the fellowship program and apply here.

Important Diploma Information (May 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Though Commencement is currently suspended, undergraduate students anticipating completing May 2020 degree requirements must submit a diploma application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-7000 with any questions.

March 31, 2020

Important Information Regarding COVID-19 
The Universitywide COVID-19 Information Page is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and the university will provide updates as information becomes available. 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.

Fall 2020 Pre-Registration—Undergraduate Students
Pre-Registration for the Fall 2020 semester begins on Sunday, April 19, at 10 p.m. for Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students with 90+ credits and continues through Friday, May 1. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please use this contact form to request assistance. Learn more and view the registration schedule here.

Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Accounting Services—All Students
For assistance with Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Accounting, please contact a Student Services Advisor using the following forms:

Financial Aid
Registrar
Student Accounting

Students can call Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. by using the following numbers:
Financial Aid: 848-932-7057
Student Accounting: 848-932-2254

myGuest Dashboard—All Students
The myGuest Dashboard is now available. This dashboard allows students to give parents, guardians, and third parties access to view content and services related to their experience at the university, such as class schedules, financial aid awards, and their term bills. While the university is offering this service, access will not be granted without the student's permission due to the protection of student rights under the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Learn more and how to sign up an authorized user here.

Applications for the Eagleton Fellowship Program–Deadline Extended to April 3—Graduate Students
Applications are now available for the 2020–2021 Eagleton Fellowship Program in Politics and Government and is open to Rutgers graduate students in all schools on the New Brunswick, Newark, and Camden campuses. Stipends and tuition remission are available. Fellows learn about real-world American politics, government, and public affairs. Students may complete the program while pursuing a degree without interruption, and an interdisciplinary cohort and curriculum connects the fellowship experience to a chosen field of study. The application and recommendation letter deadline has been extended to April 3, 2020. Learn more about the Eagleton Fellowship Program here

Applications for the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship in Public Service–Deadline Extended to April 29—Undergraduate Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy has established the Ralph W. Voorhees Fellowship Program in Public Service to honor Mr. Voorhees' commitment to community service. Each year, the school selects undergraduates from any major at Rutgers–New Brunswick who are dedicated to civic engagement. Fellows receive $5,000 and participate in a credit-bearing partnership with community organizations. The application deadline has been extended to April 29, 2020. Learn more about the fellowship program and apply here.

Important Diploma Information (May 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Though Commencement is currently suspended, undergraduate students anticipating completing May 2020 degree requirements must submit a diploma application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-7000 with any questions.