September 25, 2018


Disclosure Statements
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.

Student Policy Prohibiting Sexual Harassment, Sexual Violence, Relationship Violence, Stalking and Related Misconduct
This policy contains a comprehensive explanation of “consent,” describes the rights that apply to both the accused and accuser, and lists the range of protective measures the university may offer during and after an investigation. Learn more here.

Policy Against Harassment, Intimidation, Bullying, and Defamation
Intolerance, bigotry, and bullying are antithetical to the values of the university. The Rutgers Code of Student Conduct prohibits harassment, intimidation, bullying, and defamation. The Code of 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: New Brunswick (732-932-7111), Newark (973-353-5111), Camden (856-225-6111).

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.

The Daily Targum Funding & Refunds
The Daily Targum is an independent, student-written and managed newspaper that is published by the Targum Publishing Company with a circulation throughout the Rutgers community. The newspaper is published Monday through Friday while classes are in session during the Fall and Spring semesters. Partial funding for the Targum comes from special fees included in each undergraduate student's term bill through a referendum conducted every three years. Students who do not wish to fund the Targum can receive a refund by contacting the newspaper’s Business Office directly at 732-932-7051, or Refund requests must include the following: Name (First, Middle, Last), student ID, Rutgers school (SAS, RBS, etc.), graduation date, date of request, and home address (including zip code). 

Volunteers Needed for the VPVA Advocate Program—All Students
The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA) is recruiting volunteers to become New Brunswick Crisis Response Advocates. Advocates provide support, information, and referrals at the time of a domestic violence or sexual assault crisis. A 60-hour intensive weekend training will be held in October. For application materials, please visit Volunteer Opportunities. The deadline for applications is September 28, 2018. Please contact Lisa Smith at 848-932-1181 or, with any questions.

School of Communication and Information Is Now Accepting Applications—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 Friday, October 5, 2018. There will be an Undergraduate information session on Monday, September 24, at 6 p.m. in room 323 of the SC&I building on the College Avenue Campus. For more information, please contact SC&I Student Services at 848-932-7550, or email

Study Abroad Applications—All Students 
Applications for Winter and Spring 2019 study abroad programs are open and due on October 1. Summer 2019 applications are also open and due on March 1, 2019. Walk-in hours are Monday–Friday, noon to 3 p.m., at Rutgers Global–Study Abroad on the College Avenue Campus. Learn more, search programs, and apply here.

Schedule of Classes for Winter Session Now Available—All Students 
The schedule of classes for the Winter 2019 term is now available. Earn up to four credits during winter break. Choose from 150 courses in a wide range of subjects. Courses are offered in face-to-face, online or hybrid format. Plan schedules now and begin registering on October 1. Learn more here.

Eagleton Undergraduate Associates Program Applications—Juniors in all Rutgers Schools
Applications are being accepted for the Eagleton Institute of Politics Undergraduate Associates Program for Rutgers juniors interested in American politics, policy, and government. This 1.5 year, interdisciplinary certificate program is open to Rutgers Juniors from all Rutgers schools, departments, and campuses—including transfer students. Learn about real-world politics, public policy, and government from experienced practitioners in the field and build networks to affect positive change. The deadline for applications is October 17, 2018. Learn more here.

An archive of this and other past Notices can be found here.

Did You Know

Did you know that Rutgers University–New Brunswick is again one of the Best Colleges in the U.S., according to U.S. News and World Report? In addition to a #56 spot on the National Universities list, Rutgers ranks fourth among public Big Ten schools and 15th among public institutions in the Association of American Universities

An archive of this and other past Did You Knows? can be found here.