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Rutgers-Newark

Educational Resources

Libraries

Includes Newark Dana Library, Newark Law Library and Institute of Jazz Studies

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 1,042,941 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 6,380 current serial subscriptions.
  • 1,511,572 microforms.
  • 39,658 Audio/Visual items.
  • 0 e-books.

Museums & Art

Robeson Art Gallery

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are not required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.

Campus Resources

  • 494 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing

Services

Basic

women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance

Remedial

reading, math, writing

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, academic, older student, psychological, birth control

Career

on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 15% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • In total, there are 3 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 100% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Student activities: choral groups, drama/theater, literary magazine, radio station, student government, student newspaper
  • In total, there are about 85 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Phi Beta Kappa, Beta Beta Beta (Botany and Zoology), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business), Phi Lamda Epsilon (Chemistry), Omicron Delta Epsilon (Economics), Pi Delta Phi (French), Phi Alpha Theta Iota Kappa (History), Pi Sigma Alpha (Political Science), Alpha Kappa Delta (Sociology), Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish), Alpha Epsilon Rho (Theater Arts), Alpha Psi Omega (Theater Arts), Golden Key, Alpha Sigma Lamda, Beta Gamma Sigma (Administrative Studies), Alpha Mu Alpha (Marketing), Beta Gamma Sigma (Business Administration), Mu Kappa Tau (Marketing), Alpha Tau Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International (Nursing).
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) The registered Campus Ministries are: Abundant Life Family Worship Center, Campus Crusade for Christ, Catholic Center at Rutgers, Chabad House, Champions for Christ, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Chinese Christian Church of Somerset, Chinese Christian Fellowship, Christ Community Church, Congregation Poile Zedek, Episcopal Campus Ministry, Harvest International Ministries, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, House of Mercy & Evangelism, International Friends at Rutgers, InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, InterVarsity Graduate & Faculty Ministries, Jewish Students Union (Hillel), Jireh (The Rutgers Korean Ministry), Kendall Park Baptist Church, Korea Campus Crusade for Christ, Korean American Ministry, Latter Day-Saints Student/ Faculty Staff Association, Lutheran Campus Ministry, The Navigators, Nehemiah Project; Reason to Rejoice Christian Fellowship; Religious Society of Friends; Rutgers Buddhist Community, Rutgers Community Christian Church, Rutgers Protestant Campus Ministries, Somerset Bible Baptist, United Methodist Campus Ministry, Wesley Foundation at Rutgers.
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Black Org of Students, Filipino Students Assoc, Haitian Assoc. of Students at Rutgers, Indian Student Assoc, International Cultural Exchange, Latinos United Networking America, Muslim Student Association, National Assoc of Black Accountants, Organization of African Students, "Os Lusiadas" Portuguese Club, Pakistani Students Assoc, Puerto Rican Org, West Indian Student Assoc.
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Accounting Society, Alpha Kappa Psi Sorority, Alpha Phi Delta, Alpha Phi Sigma-Gamma Mu, AWARE, Biology Society, Black Organizatin of Students, CFC Youth for Christ, Chemistry Club, Chi Sigma Upsilon Sorority, Christian Fellowship, College Democraats, College Republicans, Coptic Society, Cricket Club, Economics and Finance Club, Encore Yearbook, English Club, Gay and Lesbian Alliance, Graduate Student Government Assoc. , History Club, Inter-Fraternity Sorority Council, International Organization of Fashion, Jewish Student Organization, JOSH, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Kappa Psi Epsilon Sorority, Lamda Sigma Upsilon Latino Fraternity, La Unidad Latina Fraternity, Lambda Tau Omega, Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Society, Latinos United Networking America, Marketing and Management Society, Mu Sigma Upsilon Sorority, National Association of Black Accountants, National Pan Hellenic Council, Newark College of Arts and Sciences-Student Governing Assoc, Newman Student Fellowship, Observer (Newspaper), Organization of African Students, Pre-Lwaw Society, Pre-Med Society, Program Board, Red Cross Corps, Rutgers Acts for Peace and Justice, Rutgers-Newark Academic Team, Sigma Lambda Upsilon, Social Work Students Org (Day and Evening groups), Student Health Advocates, Tau Kappa Epsilon, University College Student Government Association, Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) The Observer

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Newark Liberty International Airport (5), New York - LaGuardia (23)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Newark, New Jersey
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Newark, New Jersey
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 13% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 1,600
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 9 fraternities
  • There are 9 sororities

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Rutgers-New Brunswick)
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered at cooperating institution (Rutgers-New Brunswick)
  • Additional Policies

    smoking prohibited, other

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