Congratulations! Welcome to the RU-N Family

Missed Our Virtual Admitted Student Day Event? No fear our On-Demand highlights are here

 

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NEW STUDENT TOWN HALL
Our Plan for Fall 2020

Missed the live virtual session, catch the TOWN HALL ON-DEMAND anytime. Our ultimate goal is to help you prepare for a healthy and safe school year at RU-N.

The TOWN HALL features Chancellor, Dr. Nancy Cantor and her senior leadership team sharing how the Rutgers-Newark community is stronger than ever and the plans we have to remain connected and building upon your educational journey in the safest and most connected way possible starting this fall.

VIEW THE TOWN HALL HERE

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RUTGERS UNIVERSITY-NEWARK: COMPLETE NEW STUDENT ENROLLMENT TODAY

FALL 2020 ENROLLING PROCESS: First-Year and Transfer Students

Follow this process to below to ensure you ENROLL to Rutgers University-Newark for fall 2020.

STEP #1: HOW STUDENTS ENROLL TO RUTGERS-NEWARK - VIDEO HERE

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Congratulations on your admissions to Rutgers-Newark! Take the FIRST STEP! Accept your offer of admission to RU-N! This easy and important opening video helps you make it offical that you are a Scarlet Raider and you belong to the Rutgers family. Accept and see you in the fall.

 

STEP#2: HOW TO ACTIVATE YOUR RUTGERS NETID - VIDEO HERE

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Take your NEXT BIG STEP and activate your RUTGERS NETID - watch the instructional video - it’s your all access pass to your Scarlet digital life at Rutgers-Newark. All students are assigned a Rutgers unique identifier known as a NetID in order to access many of the electronic services available to you at Rutgers, you need to activate your Rutgers NetID once you enroll to attend the university. Do not forget this important step!

 

STEP #3: EXPLORE THE ENROLLMENT PATHWAY - VIDEO HERE

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There's no place like home! And Rutgers-Newark is your new home away from home!  Our community is here to help you with all things enrolling. So take one more STEP and watch this video that takes you through the quick step-by-step process on the best way to explore your Enrollment Pathway. It’s like having you own virtual school locker at RU-N!
 

ADMITTED STUDENTS SOAR VIRTUAL SERIES

FALL 2020 ADMITTED STUDENTS VIRTUAL SOAR SERIES - FIRST YEAR

New fall 2020 Admitted Students: A big congratulations on completing SOAR! Join us for our informative post-SOAR virtual “Q & A” sessions and “Peer Connector Live” weekly Instagram series.

FALL 2020 ADMITTED STUDENTS VIRTUAL SOAR SERIES -TRANSFER

Transfer students can participate virtual “Q & A” sessions for students to speak directly with departments about orientation topics including Career Development and Health & Wellness.

RUTGERS-NEWARK HAS GONE VIRTUAL - JOIN US FOR ONLINE EVENTS

Virtual Admitted Student Day ON-DEMAND HIGHLIGHTS

Rutgers-Newark's Admitted Student Day was a big success for our admitted students. But if you were unable to join us for the live virtual event, no worries we have all the on-demand content right here for you! see below.

RU-N VIRTUAL CAMPUS TOUR

Can't visit in person? No problem...take a tour online!

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

Deadlines for Run to the Top Scholarship program: Must meet eligibility requirements, learn more here at RU-N to the TOP

FALL ENROLLMENT

  • June 1 All students – Complete and submit the Admissions Application and the FAFSA or NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application
  • August 1 All students – Complete all financial aid requirements/requests for documentation

SPRING ENROLLMENT

  • December 1 All students – Complete and submit the Admissions Application and the FAFSA or NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application
  • February 1 All students – Complete all financial aid requirements/requests for documentation

Campus Housing:

March/April

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

  • Register to attend our live online Admitted Student Day event

  • 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.

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: SOAR is Just For You

  • 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 (SOAR)

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

  • You would sign up for your SOAR session via the Enrollment Pathway

June - accept your enrollment to Rutgers-Newark by June 1

On campus housing:

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

  • Applications are available through the Enrollment Pathway

Deadline for Fall Enrollment on Run to the Top Scholarship program: Must meet eligibility requirements, learn more here at RU-N to the TOP

  • June 1 All students – Complete and submit the Admissions Application and the FAFSA or NJ Alternative Financial Aid Application

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

Deadline for Fall Enrollment on Run to the Top Scholarship program: Must meet eligibility requirements, learn more here at RU-N to the TOP

  • August 1 All students – Complete all financial aid requirements/requests for documentation

September

CLASSES BEGIN IN EARLY SEPTEMBER

Get Connected

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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

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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

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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

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Affordable education awaits yoy at RU-N

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