January 21, 2020

Spring 2020 Add/Drop Dates—Undergraduate Students
January 21: Classes begin. Add/Drop for all students begins.
January 28: Last day to drop courses without a "W" grade
January 29: Last day to add courses

Normal Webreg hours are from 6:30 a.m. to 2 a.m. The Office of the Registrar is located in Records Hall on the College Avenue Campus. Offices are open from 8:30 a.m. to  4:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Fridays. For additional information, please email studenthelp@registrar.rutgers.edu. View the Spring 2020 Undergraduate Calendar here.

Spring 2020 Add/Drop Dates—Graduate Students
Graduate students can view the Spring 2020 Registration Calendar here, along with add/drop dates and the withdrawal schedule.

Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Accounting—All Students
Moving forward, please visit suite 140 in Records Hall on the College Avenue Campus for in-person assistance regarding Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Accounting. Please continue to make all payments online at paymybill.rutgers.edu. Students may visit the Cashier’s Office in suite 138 of Records Hall for in-person payments only. Office hours for walk-in inquiries are Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

View and Pay Spring Semester Term Bills—All Students
Students can view and pay their spring semester term bills at paymybill.rutgers.edu. Term bills not paid by the due date will be assessed a late payment fee of $125.00. Students can also choose to enroll in a payment plan for assistance with paying their term bill balances at paymentplans.rutgers.edu. Students can authorize a third party or a parent with access to make payments on their behalf. Simply log into the term bill and use the “Manage Access” section to provide access to the designated payer.

Remission on Term Bill
Student Accounting, Billing and Cashier Services (Student ABC) is pleased to announce an enhanced process which displays estimated tuition remission on the Online Term Bill (OTB) for all eligible and appointed remission recipients. Once a student is eligible and appointed, Student ABC will display the estimated tuition remission amount on OTB. With the estimated amount displayed, students will now have the opportunity to proactively address any term bill charges due, that is not covered by the remission benefit, if applicable.

1098Ts
Starting at the end of January, students will receive an email notification with instructions for viewing and printing the 2019 1098T tax forms for Educational Tax Credits. Students with scholarships and grant aid greater than their qualified tuition and fee charges are not eligible to claim a tax deduction and will not see a 1098T form. Learn more about the 1098T form here.

Sign Up for Direct Deposit to Receive Refunds—All Students
Students are strongly encouraged to sign up for direct deposit with RU ScholarRefund for the fastest, safest, and most convenient way to receive refunds. Funds are available for immediate use once deposited. Learn more and enroll in RU ScholarRefund here.

Dining Plan Change and Cancellation Requests—All Students
Dining Plan change and cancellation requests for the Spring 2020 semester are now being accepted in person at the RU Express and Board Plan Office, Records Hall, Room 102, on the College Avenue Campus until Tuesday, February 4, 2020. This is the only time during the semester reductions and cancellations will be allowed. Requests may also be made online here.

RU Express Cancellation and Reduction Requests—All Students
RU Express initial deposit cancellation and reduction requests for the Spring 2020 semester are now being accepted in person at the RU Express and Board Plan Office, Records Hall, Room 102, on the College Avenue Campus until Tuesday, February 4, 2020. This is the only time during the semester cancellations or reductions will be allowed and only if the money for the Spring 2020 semester HAS NOT been used. Requests may also be made online here.

Important Graduation Information (January 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students anticipating completing January 2020 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online or a hard copy (PDF) if the deadline has been missed. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 and ask for Tia Williams, or use this contact form.

Important Graduation Information (May 2020)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students anticipating completing May 2020 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online or a hard copy (PDF) if the deadline has been missed. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 and ask for Tia Williams, or use this contact form.

Applications for SC&I Undergraduate 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. View admission requirements and access the online application here. The deadline for applications is February 14. An undergraduate information session will be held on February 3 at 6 p.m. in room 323 of the SC&I building on the College Avenue Campus. Please contact SC&I Student Services at 848-932-7550 or email sciss@comminfo.rutgers.edu for more information.

First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS) Peer Instructor Recruitment—Undergraduate Students
Students who are interested in what it would be like to teach at Rutgers are invited to apply to the First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS). FIGS are one-credit courses taught by upper-class students to aid first-year students in their transition to college while exploring an academic interest area. FIGS Peer Instructors receive a stipend of $1250 and earn three credits for a course they will enroll in during the Fall 2020 semester. The application deadline is by noon on January 24, 2020. Learn more, see the schedule of information sessions, and how to apply here.

Applications for the Rutgers–Eagleton Washington Internship Award—Undergraduate Students
The Rutgers–Eagleton Washington Internship Award Program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to current Rutgers undergraduate students for summer internships in government or the nonprofit sector in Washington, D.C. This monetary award is intended to ease the financial burden of working in Washington, D.C. by offsetting living expenses. Undergraduates from all majors are encouraged to apply. Applicants are not required to have an internship in place at the time of application. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on February 7, 2020. Learn more about the award program here.

Applications for the European Summer Institute—All Students
The Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences is accepting study abroad applications from graduate and high-achieving undergraduate students for the European Summer Institute. This six-week home-stay program exposes students to courses on the EU, UN, migration, gender, and development. The program is in english. The application deadline is February 15, 2020. Learn more and apply here and email your questions to dilafruz.nazarova@rutgers.edu.

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 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and programs must be submitted by February 17. 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.

Rutgers Internship Excellence Awards—Undergraduate Students
The Rutgers Internship Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Office of Career Exploration and Success, was established to help recognize the outstanding contributions of Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate interns. Winners will be recognized at the Career Knights of Distinction awards dinner on Thursday, April 30, and also receive a $200 award. The application deadline is March 1, 2020. Learn more and about how to apply here.

Applications for the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program (Bachelor’s/J.D. Dual Degree)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering law school can complete the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program in just six years, instead of the usual seven years to earn an undergraduate and law degree. The program is open to students across all Rutgers campuses who complete the application process by March 1 of their third undergraduate year. More information about the 3+3 Program can be found here. Please contact Rutgers Law School admissions at admissions@law.rutgers.edu with any questions.

2020 Summer Session Schedule Now Available—All Students
The schedule of classes for the Summer 2020 term is now available. Choose from more than 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered in-person, online, or at an off-campus location throughout the state. Make progress towards a degree, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Start planning schedules now and register beginning Monday, February 17. Learn more about Summer Session here.

Rutgers Test Preparation—Undergraduate Students
Students planning on attending graduate school can prepare for the GRE, LSAT, GMAT, or Praxis with the Rutgers Test Preparation program. Improve confidence and maximize performance to help gain admission to the graduate program of choice. Learn more about Rutgers Test Preparation here.

December 10, 2019

Regular Classes End This Week
Wednesday, December 11, is the last day of regular classes for the semester. Thursday, December 12, and Friday, December 13, are Reading Days. The final exam period begins on Monday, December 16.

Winter Break Hall Closing
Certain residence halls on the Rutgers–New Brunswick campus will close at 7 p.m. on Monday, December 23, for the beginning of the Winter Recess. Residence halls will re-open on Sunday, January 19, at 10 a.m. Prior to moving out, please consult and complete the closing checklist in its entirety to help ensure that all students may return to a warm and welcoming community after break. Residence Life staff will conduct closing room checks. Students should contact their Residence Life staff with any questions. View a full list of buildings closing for break here.

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) Is Now Available for 2020–2021—All Students
The 2020–2021 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. Continuing students should file before the January 15, 2020, priority deadline. Learn how to apply for financial aid on the Office of Financial Aid website

Late Registration for Winter Term and Term Bill Payments—All Students
The late registration period for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Students may continue to register, but a $125 late fee will be assessed. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here. Students should view and pay bills for the Winter 2020 term on the Student Accounting website. Learn more about term bill payments here.

Assistance with Financial Aid, Registrar, and Student Accounting—All Students
For assistance with financial aid, registration, and student accounts, please visit Records Hall (suite 140) on the College Avenue Campus. The office is open for walk-in inquiries Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Applications for the Master’s Program in Political Science–Concentration in the United Nations and Global Policy Studies—Undergraduate Students
The Department of Political Science at the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is accepting applications from high-achieving undergraduate students for the Accelerated Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA) on a rolling basis. This 36-credit program gives students an opportunity to reduce graduate program costs and obtain an M.A. degree in a shorter time period. Learn more about UNMA here and email amf322@polisci.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Applications for the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program (Bachelor’s/J.D. Dual Degree)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering law school can complete the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program in just six years, instead of the usual seven years to earn an undergraduate and law degree. The program is open to students across all Rutgers campuses who complete the application process by March 1 of their third undergraduate year. More information about the 3+3 Program can be found here. Please contact Rutgers Law School admissions at admissions@law.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS) Peer Instructor Recruitment—Undergraduate Students
Students who are interested in what it would be like to teach at Rutgers are invited to apply to the First-Year Interest Group Seminars (FIGS). FIGS are one-credit courses taught by upper-class students to aid first-year students in their transition to college while exploring an academic interest area. FIGS Peer Instructors receive a stipend of $850 and earn three credits for a course they will enroll in during the Fall 2020 semester. The application deadline is by noon on January 24, 2020. Learn more, see the schedule of information sessions, and how to apply here.

Applications for the Rutgers–Eagleton Washington Internship Award—Undergraduate Students
The Rutgers–Eagleton Washington Internship Award Program provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 to current Rutgers undergraduate students for summer internships in government or the nonprofit sector in Washington, D.C. This monetary award is intended to ease the financial burden of working in Washington, D.C. by offsetting living expenses. Undergraduates from all majors are encouraged to apply. Applicants are not required to have an internship in place at the time of application. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on February 7, 2020. Learn more about the award program here.

Applications for the European Summer Institute—All Students
The Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences is accepting study abroad applications from graduate and high-achieving undergraduate students for the European Summer Institute. This six-week home-stay program exposes students to courses on the EU, UN, migration, gender, and development. The program is in english. The application deadline is February 15, 2020. Learn more and apply here and email your questions to dilafruz.nazarova@rutgers.edu.

Rutgers Internship Excellence Awards—Undergraduate Students
The Rutgers Internship Excellence Awards, sponsored by the Office of Career Exploration and Success, was established to help recognize the outstanding contributions of Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate interns. Winners will be recognized at the Career Knights of Distinction awards dinner on Thursday, April 30, and also receive a $200 award. The application deadline is March 1, 2020. Learn more and about how to apply here.

December 3, 2019

Late Registration for Winter Term—All Students
The late registration period for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Students may continue to register, but a $125 late fee will be assessed. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

Applications for the Leadership and Experiential Learning First-Year Fellowship—Undergraduate Students
Leadership and Experiential Learning is now accepting applications for the First-Year Fellowship Certificate Program (FYF). The fellowship features a curriculum designed for emerging leaders to cultivate their skills and abilities to become the next generation of leaders on campus and beyond. This program is open to first-years and is a 1.5-credit, 8-week course. The application deadline is Sunday, December 8, 2019. Learn more about FYF and apply here.

Applications for the Master’s Program in Political Science–Concentration in the United Nations and Global Policy Studies—Undergraduate Students
The Department of Political Science at the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is accepting applications from high-achieving undergraduate students for the Accelerated Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA) on a rolling basis. This 36-credit program gives students an opportunity to reduce graduate program costs and obtain an M.A. degree in a shorter time period. Learn more about UNMA here and email amf322@polisci.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Applications for the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program (Bachelor’s/J.D. Dual Degree)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering law school can complete the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program in just six years, instead of the usual seven years to earn an undergraduate and law degree. The program is open to students across all Rutgers campuses who complete the application process by March 1 of their third undergraduate year. More information about the 3+3 Program can be found here. Please contact Rutgers Law School admissions at admissions@law.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

European Summer Institute—All Students
Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences is accepting study abroad applications from graduate and high-achieving undergraduate students for European Summer Institute. This home-stay 6 weeks program exposes students to courses on the EU, UN, migration, gender and development. The program is in English. Deadline is February 15, 2020. Learn more and apply here and email your questions to dilafruz.nazarova@rutgers.edu.

November 26, 2019

Residence Halls to Remain Open for Thanksgiving Recess—All Students
All residence halls will remain open for the University Thanksgiving Recess. Residential students living in certain halls should prepare for Winter Recess hall closing on December 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. More information and resources regarding hall closures can be found here. 

Registration for Winter Term—All Students
The last day to register for the Winter 2020 term without a late fee is Monday, December 2. After this date, a $125 late fee will be assessed. Choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

Applications for the Ronald E. McNair Program—Undergraduate Students
Applications are being accepted for the  Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. The McNair Program provides a supportive environment and a multitude of resources to assist and prepare students interested in pursuing a doctorate. Current undergraduate sophomore, rising juniors, and seniors who are low-income, first generation, or underrepresented students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is December 2 for cohort 2020. Please contact Assistant Director Jhanna Jean-Louis at jhannaj@echo.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the McNair Program and apply here.

Call for Proposals for Diversity Innovation Grants—All Students
The Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement announces the creation of Diversity Innovation Grants which offers a way for creative, innovative, and grassroots efforts to join in the larger strategy to move community values from ideals to actions. Priority will be given to proposals that build cross-campus, intergroup, and partnership approaches to support community. Grants will range from $250 to $2,500, and the application deadline is December 2, 2019. Learn more about Diversity Innovation Grants and eligibility here.

Applications for the Leadership and Experiential Learning First-Year Fellowship—Undergraduate Students
Leadership and Experiential Learning is now accepting applications for the First-Year Fellowship Certificate Program (FYF). The fellowship features a curriculum designed for emerging leaders to cultivate their skills and abilities to become the next generation of leaders on campus and beyond. This program is open to first-years and is a 1.5-credit, 8-week course. The application deadline is Sunday, December 8, 2019. Learn more about FYF and apply here.

Applications for the Master’s Program in Political Science–Concentration in the United Nations and Global Policy Studies—Undergraduate Students
The Department of Political Science at the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is accepting applications from high-achieving undergraduate students for the Accelerated Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA) on a rolling basis. This 36-credit program gives students an opportunity to reduce graduate program costs and obtain an M.A. degree in a shorter time period. Learn more about UNMA here and email amf322@polisci.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Applications for the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program (Bachelor’s/J.D. Dual Degree)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering law school can complete the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program in just six years, instead of the usual seven years to earn an undergraduate and law degree. The program is open to students across all Rutgers campuses who complete the application process by March 1 of their third undergraduate year. More information about the 3+3 Program can be found here. Please contact Rutgers Law School admissions at admissions@law.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

European Summer Institute—All Students
Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies at the School of Arts and Sciences is accepting study abroad applications from graduate and high-achieving undergraduate students for European Summer Institute. This home-stay 6 weeks program exposes students to courses on the EU, UN, migration, gender and development. The program is in English. Deadline is February 15, 2020. Learn more and apply here and email your questions to dilafruz.nazarova@rutgers.edu.

November 19, 2019

Residence Halls to Remain Open for Thanksgiving Recess—All Students
All residence halls will remain open for the University Thanksgiving Recess. Residential students living in certain halls should prepare for Winter Recess hall closing on December 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. More information and resources regarding hall closures can be found here. 

Spring Registration Now Open–Take 30 Credits Per Year to Finish On Time—Undergraduate Students
For most undergraduate areas of study, it pays to complete 30 credits per year (over the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters) to remain on track to graduate in four years for first year students, and two years for transfer students.

  • Taking 30 credits per year will save students money on tuition and fees
  • Graduating on time means students won’t miss out on wages and job opportunities

Students should speak with an advisor when planning schedules in order to develop a plan on how to graduate on time.

Spring 2020 Pre-Registration Has Begun—Undergraduate Students
Pre-registration for Spring 2020 has begun and continues through Tuesday, November 19. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please email studenthelp@registrar.rutgers.edu for additional information. Learn more and see the registration schedule here.

Registration for Winter Term Has Begun—All Students
Registration for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

Applications for the Master’s Program in Political Science–Concentration in the United Nations and Global Policy Studies—Undergraduate Students
The Department of Political Science at the School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is accepting applications from high-achieving undergraduate students for the Accelerated Master’s Program in Political Science–United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA) on a rolling basis. This 36-credit program gives students an opportunity to reduce graduate program costs and obtain an M.A. degree in a shorter time period. Learn more about UNMA here and email amf322@polisci.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Applications for the Ronald E. McNair Program—Undergraduate Students
Applications are being accepted for the  Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. The McNair Program provides a supportive environment and a multitude of resources to assist and prepare students interested in pursuing a doctorate. Current undergraduate sophomore, rising juniors, and seniors who are low-income, first generation, or underrepresented students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is December 2 for cohort 2020. Please contact Assistant Director Jhanna Jean-Louis at jhannaj@echo.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the McNair Program and apply here.

Call for Proposals for Diversity Innovation Grants—All Students
The Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement announces the creation of Diversity Innovation Grants which offers a way for creative, innovative, and grassroots efforts to join in the larger strategy to move community values from ideals to actions. Priority will be given to proposals that build cross-campus, intergroup, and partnership approaches to support community. Grants will range from $250 to $2,500, and the application deadline is December 2, 2019. Learn more about Diversity Innovation Grants and eligibility here.

Applications for the Leadership and Experiential Learning First-Year Fellowship—Undergraduate Students
Leadership and Experiential Learning is now accepting applications for the First-Year Fellowship Certificate Program (FYF). The fellowship features a curriculum designed for emerging leaders to cultivate their skills and abilities to become the next generation of leaders on campus and beyond. This program is open to first-years and is a 1.5-credit, 8-week course. The application deadline is Sunday, December 8, 2019. Learn more about FYF and apply here.

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Applications for the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program (Bachelor’s/J.D. Dual Degree)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering law school can complete the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program in just six years, instead of the usual seven years to earn an undergraduate and law degree. The program is open to students across all Rutgers campuses who complete the application process by March 1 of their third undergraduate year. More information about the 3+3 Program can be found here. Please contact Rutgers Law School admissions at admissions@law.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

November 12, 2019

Spring Registration Now Open–Take 30 Credits Per Year to Finish On Time—Undergraduate Students
For most undergraduate areas of study, it pays to complete 30 credits per year (over the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters) to remain on track to graduate in four years for first year students, and two years for transfer students.

  • Taking 30 credits per year will save students money on tuition and fees
  • Graduating on time means students won’t miss out on wages and job opportunities

Students should speak with an advisor when planning schedules in order to develop a plan on how to graduate on time.

Residence Halls to Remain Open for Thanksgiving Recess—All Students
All residence halls will remain open for the University Thanksgiving Recess. Residential students living in certain halls should prepare for Winter Recess hall closing on December 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. More information and resources regarding hall closures can be found here. 

Spring 2020 Pre-Registration Has Begun—Undergraduate Students
Pre-registration for Spring 2020 has begun and continues through Tuesday, November 19. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please email studenthelp@registrar.rutgers.edu for additional information. Learn more and see the registration schedule here.

Registration for Winter Term Has Begun—All Students
Registration for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

Applications for the Ronald E. McNair Program—Undergraduate Students
Applications are being accepted for the  Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. The McNair Program provides a supportive environment and a multitude of resources to assist and prepare students interested in pursuing a doctorate. Current undergraduate sophomore, rising juniors, and seniors who are low-income, first generation, or underrepresented students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is December 2 for cohort 2020. Please contact Assistant Director Jhanna Jean-Louis at jhannaj@echo.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the McNair Program and apply here.

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Applications for the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program (Bachelor’s/J.D. Dual Degree)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering law school can complete the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program in just six years, instead of the usual seven years to earn an undergraduate and law degree. The program is open to students across all Rutgers campuses who complete the application process by March 1 of their third undergraduate year. More information about the 3+3 Program can be found here. Please contact Rutgers Law School admissions at admissions@law.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

November 5, 2019

Spring Registration Now Open–Take 30 Credits Per Year to Finish On Time—Undergraduate Students
For most undergraduate areas of study, it pays to complete 30 credits per year (over the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer semesters) to remain on track to graduate in four years for first year students, and two years for transfer students.

  • Taking 30 credits per year will save students money on tuition and fees
  • Graduating on time means students won’t miss out on wages and job opportunities

Students should speak with an advisor when planning schedules in order to develop a plan on how to graduate on time.

Spring 2020 Pre-Registration Has Begun—Undergraduate Students
Pre-registration for Spring 2020 has begun and continues through Tuesday, November 19. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please email studenthelp@registrar.rutgers.edu for additional information. Learn more and see the registration schedule here.

Student Health Flu Vaccination Clinics—All Students
Student Health flu vaccination clinics will be held on November 6 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the International Lounge of the Busch Student Center and Trayes Hall of the Douglass Student Center. Save time by filling out forms ahead of time (find under "Fast Track Forms"). Students should bring their student IDs and insurance cards to the clinic. The first 200 students at each clinic get a free t-shirt. Find more information and view the Flu Vaccine Clinic Schedule here.

Registration for Winter Term Has Begun—All Students
Registration for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

Applications for the SMLR Human Resource Management Undergraduate Majors and Master’s Program—All Students
The Human Resource Management (HRM) Department at the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is currently accepting students for the undergraduate major and minor. Details about the BA can be found here. Applications are also being accepted for the HRM Master’s Program. There will be an information session for both programs on Thursday, November 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Gathering Lounge of the Livingston Student Center. Learn more and register for the info session here. 

Applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project—Undergraduate Students
The Center for Youth Political Participation at the Eagleton Institute of Politics is accepting applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project, a 1.5 credit class that links the study of politics and civic engagement education. Administering the RU Ready project in area high schools, students will equip and encourage young people in their community to be active citizens. The application deadline is Friday, November 8, at 5 p.m. Please email Jessica Ronan at jronan@eagleton.rutgers.edu for an application. Learn more about the Darien Civic Engagement Project here.

Residence Halls to Remain Open for Thanksgiving Recess—All Students
All residence halls will remain open for the University Thanksgiving Recess. Residential students living in certain halls should prepare for Winter Recess hall closing on December 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. More information and resources regarding hall closures can be found here. 

Applications for the Ronald E. McNair Program—Undergraduate Students
Applications are being accepted for the  Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program. The McNair Program provides a supportive environment and a multitude of resources to assist and prepare students interested in pursuing a doctorate. Current undergraduate sophomore, rising juniors, and seniors who are low-income, first generation, or underrepresented students interested in pursuing a doctoral degree are encouraged to apply. The application deadline is December 2 for cohort 2020. Please contact Assistant Director Jhanna Jean-Louis at jhannaj@echo.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the McNair Program and apply here.

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Applications for the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program (Bachelor’s/J.D. Dual Degree)—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students considering law school can complete the Rutgers Law 3+3 Program in just six years, instead of the usual seven years to earn an undergraduate and law degree. The program is open to students across all Rutgers campuses who complete the application process by March 1 of their third undergraduate year. More information about the 3+3 Program can be found here. Please contact Rutgers Law School admissions at admissions@law.rutgers.edu with any questions.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

October 29, 2019

Spring 2020 Pre-Registration Begins November 3—Undergraduate Students
Pre-registration for Spring 2020 begins on Sunday, November 3, at 10 p.m. for New Brunswick undergraduate students with 110+ credits and continues through Tuesday, November 19. Registration is by degree credits already earned. Please email studenthelp@registrar.rutgers.edu for additional information. Learn more and see the registration schedule here.

Student Health Flu Vaccination Clinics—All Students
The next Student Health flu vaccination clinics will be held on November 6 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the International Lounge of the Busch Student Center and Trayes Hall of the Douglass Student Center. Save time by filling out forms ahead of time (find under "Fast Track Forms"). Students should bring their student IDs and insurance cards to the clinic. The first 200 students at each clinic get a free t-shirt! Find more information and view the Flu Vaccine Clinic Schedule here.

Registration for Winter Term Has Begun—All Students
Registration for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

Applications for the Master’s Program in Political Science–Concentration in the United Nations and Global Policy Studies—Undergraduate Students
The Department of Political Science at the School of Arts and Science (SAS) is accepting applications from undergraduate students for the Accelerated Master’s Program in Political Science–concentration in the United Nations and Global Policy Studies (UNMA) on a rolling basis. There will be an information session on Wednesday, October 30, at 12:30 p.m. in room 612 of Hickman Hall on the Douglass Campus. Please RSVP for the info session. Learn more about UNMA here.

Applications for the Faith and Justice Undergraduate Fellowship—Undergraduate Students
The Division of Student Affairs, in partnership with the New Brunswick Theological Seminary, is accepting applications for the Faith and Justice Undergraduate Fellowship. The fellowship is an opportunity for students to hone their leadership skills through the lens of faith and social justice while enhancing the Rutgers community. Any undergraduate student, sophomore and above, may apply for a one-year fellowship which requires a 15-hour per week commitment and provides a stipend. The application deadline is November 1. Learn more and apply for the Faith and Justice Fellowship here.

Applications for the SMLR Human Resource Management Undergraduate Majors and Master’s Program—All Students
The Human Resource Management (HRM) Department at the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is currently accepting students for the undergraduate major and minor. Details about the BA can be found here. Applications are also being accepted for the HRM Master’s Program. There will be an information session for both programs on Thursday, November 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Gathering Lounge of the Livingston Student Center. Learn more and register for the info session here. 

Applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project—Undergraduate Students
The Center for Youth Political Participation at the Eagleton Institute of Politics is accepting applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project, a 1.5 credit class that links the study of politics and civic engagement education. Administering the RU Ready project in area high schools, students will equip and encourage young people in their community to be active citizens. The application deadline is Friday, November 8, at 5 p.m. Please email Jessica Ronan at jronan@eagleton.rutgers.edu for an application. Learn more about the Darien Civic Engagement Project here.

Residence Halls to Remain Open for Thanksgiving Recess—All Students
All residence halls will remain open for the University Thanksgiving Recess. Residential students living in certain halls should prepare for Winter Recess hall closing on December 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. More information and resources regarding hall closures can be found here. 

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

October 22, 2019

Alternate Resources for Prescriptions and Over-the-Counter Medications—All Students 
Students who have previously filled prescriptions through the Rutgers Student Health Pharmacy should note that prescriptions have been transferred to the Walgreens at 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place (located in the RWJ/Barnabas Medical Center atrium) in New Brunswick. Students may also transfer prescriptions to another pharmacy of their choice. To do so, please contact Walgreens at 732-246-1745. Click for more information about alternate resources for prescriptions and over-the-counter-medications.

Financial Holds—All Students 
Financial holds will be placed on accounts that have unpaid balances. These holds will prevent students from registering for spring semester classes. Students enrolled in tuition payment plans should make sure their accounts are current. Financial aid recipients should review aid packages on the Financial Aid webpage to make sure all aid has been credited. Students can view the balances on their accounts here.

Registration for Winter Term Has Begun—All Students
Registration for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

SAS Major & Minor Fair—Undergraduate Students
The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is hosting the Major & Minor Fair on Wednesday, October 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Livingston Student Center. Students will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from different academic departments, programs, student services offices, and more. Registration for Spring 2020 courses is coming soon, and meeting with an academic advisor within SAS or a prospective major or minor will help students prepare. Learn more about the SAS Major & Minor Fair here.

Applications for the Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program—Undergraduate Students (Juniors)
The Eagleton Institute of Politics is accepting applications for the Class of 2021 Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program. Associates learn about real-world politics and government from experienced practitioners and faculty. Students spend the last three semesters of their undergraduate education taking a series of three courses at Eagleton that link the study of politics to real-world applications. Associates also participate in an internship related to government policy or politics. This certificate program is a cooperative educational endeavor between the Eagleton Institute of Politics and the Department of Political Science at the School of Arts and Sciences. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on October 25, 2019. All Rutgers juniors from all schools, departments, and campus locations are eligible to apply.

Applications for the Faith and Justice Undergraduate Fellowship—Undergraduate Students
The Division of Student Affairs, in partnership with the New Brunswick Theological Seminary, is accepting applications for the Faith and Justice Undergraduate Fellowship. The fellowship is an opportunity for students to hone their leadership skills through the lens of faith and social justice while enhancing the Rutgers community. Any undergraduate student, sophomore and above, may apply for a one-year fellowship which requires a 15-hour per week commitment and provides a stipend. The application deadline is November 1. Learn more and apply for the Faith and Justice Fellowship here.

Student Health Flu Vaccination Clinics—All Students
The next Student Health flu vaccination clinics will be held on November 6 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the International Lounge of the Busch Student Center and Trayes Hall of the Douglass Student Center. Save time by filling out forms ahead of time (find under "Fast Track Forms"). Students should bring their student IDs and insurance cards to the clinic. Find more information and view the Flu Vaccine Clinic Schedule here.

Applications for the SMLR Human Resource Management Undergraduate Majors and Master’s Program—All Students
The Human Resource Management (HRM) Department at the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) is currently accepting students for the undergraduate major and minor. Details about the BA can be found here. Applications are also being accepted for the HRM Master’s Program. There will be an information session for both programs on Thursday, November 7, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Gathering Lounge of the Livingston Student Center. Learn more and register for the info session here. 

Applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project—Undergraduate Students
The Center for Youth Political Participation at the Eagleton Institute of Politics is accepting applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project, a 1.5 credit class that links the study of politics and civic engagement education. Administering the RU Ready project in area high schools, students will equip and encourage young people in their community to be active citizens. The application deadline is Friday, November 8, at 5 p.m. Please email Jessica Ronan at jronan@eagleton.rutgers.edu for an application. Learn more about the Darien Civic Engagement Project here.

Residence Halls to Remain Open for Thanksgiving Recess—All Students
All residence halls will remain open for the University Thanksgiving Recess. Residential students living in certain halls should prepare for Winter Recess hall closing on December 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. More information and resources regarding hall closures can be found here. 

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

October 15, 2019

Alternate Resources for Prescriptions and Over-the-Counter Medications—All Students 
Students who have previously filled prescriptions through the Rutgers Student Health Pharmacy should note that prescriptions have been transferred to the Walgreens at 1 Robert Wood Johnson Place (located in the RWJ/Barnabas Medical Center atrium) in New Brunswick. Students may also transfer prescriptions to another pharmacy of their choice. To do so, please contact Walgreens at 732-246-1745. Click for more information about alternate resources for prescriptions and over-the-counter-medications.

New Jersey Statewide Reverse Transfer Agreement—Undergraduate Students
Students who transferred from a New Jersey Community College before completing their Associate degrees who meet certain criteria may transfer credits earned at their four-year institution back to their former community college in order to satisfy the requirements to earn an Associate degree. Rutgers transfer students who are eligible and interested in participating will need to submit a formal request in accordance with FERPA regulations to have their academic records sent. Learn more about the N.J. Statewide Reverse Transfer Agreement here.

Financial Holds—All Students 
Financial holds will be placed on accounts that have unpaid balances. These holds will prevent students from registering for spring semester classes. Students enrolled in tuition payment plans should make sure their accounts are current. Financial aid recipients should review aid packages on the Financial Aid webpage to make sure all aid has been credited. Students can view the balances on their accounts here.

Registration for Winter Term Has Begun—All Students
Registration for the Winter 2020 term has begun. Earn up to four credits during winter break, and choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online, or hybrid format. Learn more about Winter Term here.

SAS Major & Minor Fair—Undergraduate Students
The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is hosting the Major & Minor Fair on Wednesday, October 23, from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Livingston Student Center. Students will have the opportunity to speak with representatives from different academic departments, programs, student services offices, and more. Registration for Spring 2020 courses is coming soon, and meeting with an academic advisor within SAS or a prospective major or minor will help students prepare. Learn more about the SAS Major & Minor Fair here.

Applications for the Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program—Undergraduate Students (Juniors)
The Eagleton Institute of Politics is accepting applications for the Class of 2021 Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program. Associates learn about real-world politics and government from experienced practitioners and faculty. Students spend the last three semesters of their undergraduate education taking a series of three courses at Eagleton that link the study of politics to real-world applications. Associates also participate in an internship related to government policy or politics. This certificate program is a cooperative educational endeavor between the Eagleton Institute of Politics and the Department of Political Science at the School of Arts and Sciences. The application deadline is 5 p.m. on October 25, 2019. All Rutgers juniors from all schools, departments, and campus locations are eligible to apply.

Student Health Flu Vaccination Clinics—All Students
The next Student Health flu vaccination clinics will be held on November 6 from 1 to 8 p.m. at the International Lounge of the Busch Student Center and Trayes Hall of the Douglass Student Center. Save time by filling out forms ahead of time (find under "Fast Track Forms"). Students should bring their student IDs and insurance cards to the clinic. Find more information and view the Flu Vaccine Clinic Schedule here.

Applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project—Undergraduate Students
The Center for Youth Political Participation at the Eagleton Institute of Politics is accepting applications for the Darien Civic Engagement Project, a 1.5 credit class that links the study of politics and civic engagement education. Administering the RU Ready project in area high schools, students will equip and encourage young people in their community to be active citizens. The application deadline is Friday, November 8, at 5 p.m. Please email Jessica Ronan at jronan@eagleton.rutgers.edu for an application. Learn more about the Darien Civic Engagement Project here.

Residence Halls to Remain Open for Thanksgiving Recess—All Students
All residence halls will remain open for the University Thanksgiving Recess. Residential students living in certain halls should prepare for Winter Recess hall closing on December 23, 2019, at 7 p.m. More information and resources regarding hall closures can be found here. 

Applications for the Bloustein Master of Public Informatics Program—All Students
The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy is now accepting applications for Fall 2020 admission to its Master of Public Informatics (MPI) program. This program is suited for students who have interests in big data, data science, and data management as it relates to the fields of public policy, urban planning, and health. The application deadline for merit-based scholarships is January 15, 2020. Scholarships are available for Fall 2020. Please contact recruit@ejb.rutgers.edu with any questions. Learn more about the MPI program here.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who plan to complete degree requirements in the fall must apply for graduation by completing an Online Diploma Application. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any questions. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.