Congratulations! Welcome to the RU-N Family.

Your hard work has paid off and now you can take your next big step with us at Rutgers University-Newark. Get ready for a meaningful educational experience. Say "Yes" to Rutgers University-Newark today.

Accept our offer of admission on your Rutgers status screen. We want to help you learn more about our community, campus, enrolling, and registering for your classes. See you at Admitted Student Day on Saturday, April 18, 2020.

WHAT'S NEXT?

Admitted Student Timeline:

First Year and Transfer

February

Accept:

  • Accept our offer of admission here and view all required steps for becoming a RU-N student.

  • Access the RU-N Enrollment pathway. here

Financial Aid Reminder:

  • December 1 was the priority filing date, so you should act quickly if you have not yet applied. Submit your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at fafsa.ed.gov or New Jersey Alternative Financial Aid Application (NJAFAA) at hesaa.org

  • Rutgers’ federal school code is 002629

  • Receive financial aid notification in mid-February–May

  • Financial aid award letters will be available online starting in mid-February for all admitted students who submitted a FAFSA by December 1. Admitted students who applied for financial aid after December 1 will receive their financial aid notification within two weeks of their offer of admission, but no earlier than mid-February. Check for missing documents or view your financial aid award letter at here.

  • Look for scholarship notification in mid-February–May. Only those selected are notified. No separate application is required.
    Go here for more information.

Campus Housing:

March/April

Admitted Student Day: Save The Date Saturday, April 18, 2020

  • Register to attend or Admitted Student Day Event - registration will open in March 2020.

  • Tour our campuses, see residence halls, meet professors and current students, and more at this
    informative and fun event.

Placement Tests:

  • Complete placement tests March 1–June 7

  • Placement testing for math, English, and most foreign languages is conducted online.

  • Activate your NetID through the Enrollment Pathway at admissions.rutgers.edu/pathway to access the tests.

  • Complete tests within 30 days of accepting your offer of admission unless you are awaiting accommodations.

  • Choose a tuition payment plan (optional) March–June

  • Rutgers offers several tuition payment plans including an annual 10-payment plan beginning on June 15. For more information, visit studentabc.rutgers.edu/tuition-payment-plans

May

Accept our offer of admission by May 1:

  • Accept our offer of admission at admissions.rutgers.edu/accept

  • Priority date to accept admission is May 1

  • Attend an academic advising program

May through August make sure do the following:

  • Meet with advisers and obtain assistance in selecting appropriate courses.

  • You are more likely to graduate on time by registering for at least 15 credits per semester.

  • Find more information at admissions.rutgers.edu/pathway


Register/attend new student orientation:

  • May–August

  • Meet other new students, become familiar with campus, and have your questions answered.

  • Visit here to learn more info on new student orientation

  • If you or your family members have questions related to placement testing, orientation, or registration, please send an email to SOAR@newark.rutgers.edu.

June

On campus housing:

  • Apply for on-campus housing no later than June 7

  • Applications are available through the Enrollment Pathway

July

Submit your final official transcript(s) by July 1

  • Your final records must include certification of any diplomas or degrees, as well as final grades for courses in progress at the time of your admission. Mail to: Undergraduate Admissions Operations Center, 65 Davidson Road, Room 202, Piscataway, New Jersey, 08854-8097.

View your term bill mid-July:

August

  • Receive your housing assignment/roommate info in early August

  • Pay your term bill at studentabc.rutgers.edu due date will be displayed on your bill

September

CLASSES BEGIN IN EARLY SEPTEMBER

Get Connected

1

Engage with Future RU-N Students

Join our social community exclusively for admitted students to get the inside scoop, and consider why other students chose RU-N.

Learn About the Success of Our Graduates

2

Newark Alumni Moving Forward

Discover how we prepare you for life after RU-N and learn about the success of our graduates in various professions.

Get Acquainted

3

Visit the RUN Campus

Get an upclose and personal with your home. Checkout our state of the art facilities, cmapus spots, and welcoming community.

Pursue Financial Aid

4

Affordable education awaits yoy at RU-N

Access your an affordable education and get the complete picture of your financial aid package.