Welcome New Students!

With the start of a new academic year, the faculty and staff at Rutgers University–Newark are eager to assist you and offer the following advice for starting the year on the right track.

Academic and Financial Services

Visit the Business Services Office for academic and financial services, and review the checklist below. 

Navigating Campus?
Take our virtual tour and become familiar with the facilities here at Rutgers University-Newark! 

Info for graduate students at the School of Criminal Justice, School of Public Affairs and Administration, Rutgers Business School, and the Graduate School
Check here to learn about academic advisement, registration, schedule of classes, and other useful information. 

Info for law students
First–year orientation is August 19-21, and classes begin on August 24. Please review the School of Law calendar for additional dates and academic information. 

Housing Information
Here are some helpful FAQs about moving in, including the schedules for checking in and getting settled in Woodward Hall, Talbott Apartments, University Square, and the newly renovated 15 Washington apartments!

Commuter/Parking Information
Check with Commuter Transit and Parking Services for information about parking permits.

Dining and Recreation
Don't forget to acquaint yourself with the dining scene on and off campus. Whether you grab a bite to eat at the Paul Robeson Campus Center or at a local eatery, there are options for every appetite. 

For fitness and fun, visit the Golden Dome Athletic Center where you can exercise or join our intramural teams.

Stay abreast of current events with our campus calendar and enjoy concerts, performances, sporting events, and other activities throughout the year. You can also visitwww.newarkhappening.com for additional information about events around town.