Office Of The Registrar, New Brunswick

Academic Calendar

Important Notice for All New Brunswick Students:

Due to greatly increased traffic congestion caused by the Route 18 widening project, class periods on the three (Busch/ Livingston, CAC/Downtown New Brunswick and Cook/Douglass) New Brunswick Campuses will be staggered.

Additional information, including a Class Scheduling Grid can be found on the Scheduling Website: (see "Effective Fall 2005")

  • New Brunswick Undergraduate and Graduate Registration and Academic Calendars     

                Graduate Calendar
                Undergraduate Calendar
                3-Year Academic Calendar

  • New Brunswick Schedule of Exams

                Class and Examination Policy
                Exam Schedule

  • Notice of Office Closings, Class Cancellations or Delayed Openings

                 For up-to-date information on delayed openings/closings:

Notice of Office Closings and Class Cancellations

Campus Information Services (CIS) will play a primary role in disseminating emergency information to the University Community, including announcing office closings and class cancellations. CIS' dissemination tools include:

  • University Operating Status Page: This web site will include information on office closings, class cancellations, bus schedules, parking lot availability, and dining hall and recreation/student center hours. Rutgers' main website,, will maintain links to the University Operating Status Page. This page will maintain a link to the Newark and Camden campuses home pages.
  • 732-932-info: RU INFO includes a 24-hour voice mail announcement system. Please note that this replaces University Relations' emergency telephone line (732-932-7799).
  • RU INFO Channel: Channel 3 on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus, or available online at
  • Emergency Communication Listserv: This listserv is designed to be a supplement to existing phone chains and is distributed to vice presidents, deans, directors, faculty, and administrative assistants on the New Brunswick/Piscataway campus.

In addition, the following radio and television stations will announce class cancellations, delayed openings, and early closings at New Brunswick/Piscataway and Newark on their School Closings lists. Please note that these announcements are for classes only and DO NOT refer to office closings, and that they will not include specific times. A "delayed opening" is defined as the university opening at 9:50 a.m. Cancellation of daytime classes is usually broadcast prior to 6:30 a.m. An early closing is defined as no classes after 4:10 p.m. Cancellation of evening classes is broadcast in the late afternoon.

Radio stations carrying this information include:

WCTC 1450 AM New Brunswick
WRSU 88.7 FM New Brunswick
WRNJ 1510 AM Hackettstown
WKXW/New Jersey 101.5 FM Trenton
WCBS 880 AM New York City
WINS 1010 AM New York City
News 12 New Jersey Channel 12 Cablevision systems

Note: The New Brunswick and Piscataway campuses always follow the same closing schedule. Depending on weather condition, however, the New Brunswick/Piscataway, Newark, and Camden campuses may have different closing schedules- Listen to your local stations.

(If you desire specific information and are a Rutgers student, please include your social security number and your school/college designation in your message.) For all questions and comments relating to the Newark or Camden Registrar's Offices, please enter the appropriate website below, and direct your questions.

Updated: December 10, 2019

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