April 16, 2019


Fall 2019 Pre-Registration Has Begun—Undergraduate Students
Registration for the Fall 2019 term has begun for Rutgers–New Brunswick undergraduate students and continues through Friday, April 19. Registration is by degree credits already earned. The last day to withdraw from the university for Spring 2019 is April 22. Please email studenthelp@registrar.edu for additional information, or learn more here.

Open Hearing on the University’s Tuition, Fees, and Housing and Dining Charges for 2019–2020—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 2019–2020 on Wednesday, April 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the multipurpose room of the College Avenue Student Center. Videoconferencing options are available. Comments made at the hearing help inform the university administration during the development of the university’s tuition and fees. All prospective speakers must sign up individually with the Office of the Secretary of the University by calling 848-932-7434, or by registering online.

Volunteers Needed for University Commencement—All Students
The Office of the Secretary is seeking students to volunteer as Commencement Ambassadors for Rutgers University's 253rd Anniversary Commencement on Sunday, May 19, 2019. Co-workers, friends, neighbors, and family members may also volunteer. All Ambassadors receive event training, a Commencement T-shirt, a branded Rutgers duffle bag as a thank-you gift, a breakfast buffet before Commencement, snacks, entry into a volunteer raffle, and the satisfaction of making the day even better for Rutgers' newest alumni. A few hours of volunteering helps make this event a special experience for the Rutgers Class of 2019. Learn more and register here.

University Commencement Parking Hangtag Registration Is Open—All Students
University Commencement will take place on Sunday, May 19, 2019, at HighPoint.com Stadium on the Busch Campus. With more than 50,000 people expected on campuses in Piscataway and New Brunswick, parking on campus will be limited. Therefore, graduating students must register to receive up to two free parking hangtags for themselves and their families or guests. If parking hangtags are still available, attendees may purchase hang tags online in advance for $10 starting April 22 until April 30. Learn more here.

Important Graduation Information—Undergraduate Students
Undergraduate students who anticipate completing May 2019 degree requirements must apply for graduation by submitting a diploma application online. Please contact the Undergraduate Registrar’s Office at 848-445-2757 and ask for Monica Licourt or Michael Rusen, or email diplomas@registrar.rutgers.edu with any concerns about a diploma application. Please note that completion of a diploma application does not imply that graduation requirements have been met.

Participants Needed for Study on Dating Violence and Stalking—All Students
The Center on Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) at the School of Social Work is conducting a campus-wide study concerning dating violence and stalking. Students who are 18 or over and have experienced dating violence (controlling, abusive, or aggressive behavior) or stalking since coming to Rutgers and have not sought services from the Office of Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance or have not shared the experience with any services at Rutgers are encouraged to take part in this confidential and individual interview and study. Interested students should email campusclimatestudy@ssw.rutgers.edu. Participants receive $25 cash for time and participation.

2019 Summer Session Registration—All Students
Registration for Summer Session 2019 is ongoing. Choose from more than 2,500 courses in a wide range of subjects, offered in-person, online, or at off-campus locations throughout the state. Make progress towards graduation, improve a GPA, or fulfill a prerequisite this summer. Learn more here.

Did You Know

Did you know that Rutgers graduates and Super Bowl winners Devin McCourty and Jason McCourty are the honorary doctorates of humane letters degrees and the Commencement Speakers on May 19? Both were standout players for Rutgers football, landed on different NFL teams (Devin in New England and Jason in Tennessee) after Rutgers, and now both play for the New England Patriots. On February 3, 2019, they became the first set of twins to play together in, and win, a Super Bowl. Learn more here.