April 23, 2021: Virtual Rutgers Day Starts Tomorrow at 10 a.m.

Policy Updates

The Office of the Secretary of the University announces recent updates to the University Policy Library:

Recent policy updates, including previous versions of updated policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions, please email the Office of the Secretary of the University.

RBHS Golf League

Members of the RBHS community are invited to register for the RBHS Golf League by Friday, April 30. Celebrating its 46th year, this co-ed league’s season begins Thursday, May 5 and will have tee times for nine holes starting at 4 p.m. on subsequent Thursdays through September at the Rutgers Golf Course. All skill levels as well as new and returning players alike are welcome and encouraged to find out more about signing up today!

Football Season Tix

Get ready for the 2021 season by taking advantage of discounted football season tickets now available to all Rutgers faculty and staff and receive more than 25% off football season tickets. Packages start as low as $225 per ticket, so learn more about the benefits of becoming a season-ticket holder today!

Extra Credit Podcast

The Office of Summer and Winter Sessions invites the Rutgers community to tune in to Extra Credit, a podcast featuring short talks with students about their journeys to Rutgers, experiences while going to school here, and what they have been up to since graduating. This series also spotlights interviews with faculty, focusing on questions such as how they got into their fields, what makes the courses they teach special, and how students can benefit by taking their courses. Check out the latest interview with Martin Smith, an instructor at the Language Institute at School of Arts and Sciences as he shares what makes his course "Dual Language Immersion" and academic story unique. Stay tuned!

April 9, 2021: Toward a Healthier and More Inclusive Campus

Policy Updates

The Office of the Secretary of the University announces recent updates to the University Policy Library:

Recent policy updates, including previous versions of updated polices, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions, please email the Office of the Secretary of the University.

Rutgers Vaccination Portal Launched

The university announced Tuesday that the State of New Jersey has approved its application to be a dispensing site for COVID-19 vaccines for the university’s faculty, staff and students. Once the university’s vaccine allotment has been determined and supplied by the state, vaccines will be offered to Rutgers faculty, staff and students on the Camden, Newark and New Brunswick campuses.

To prepare for vaccine distribution, Rutgers has developed a vaccine portal website to allow its faculty, staff and students to complete a questionnaire and register their interest in receiving a vaccine via the university’s sites. Those who indicate their interest will be notified via email regarding eligibility and appointment availability. Learn more on Rutgers Today

Human Resource Updates

In a pair of administrative announcements to faculty and staff distributed in late March and early April, Senior Vice President for Human Resources Vivian Fernández shared updates regarding the use of sick time and telecommuting through the end of May 2021. In accordance with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state guidelines, as part of continued efforts to support the health, safety, and wellbeing of university employees and their families, the relaxation of the telecommuting policy as well as the temporary expansion of permissible use of accrued paid sick time for COVID-19 related self-quarantine or childcare-related issues, have both been extended through May 31, 2021. Direct any additional questions to OneSource Rutgers Faculty and Staff Service Center at 732-745-7378 (SERV).

Scarlet KIDS 2021

Registration for Scarlet KIDS 2021 summer camp is now open. Taking place June 28 through August 20, 8 a.m.–6 p.m., on Cook/Douglass, Scarlet KIDS is a full-day, co-ed recreational camp for children going into first through sixth grades this fall, thanks to the Rutgers Psychology Child Development Center at School of Arts and Sciences. Rates are all-inclusive, with special Rutgers rates and sibling discounts available, so learn more and register now!

March 26, 2021: Women's History Month

Rutgers Day Deadline

Submit your Virtual Rutgers Day program today! Schools, departments, and units can still sign up to participate in Virtual Rutgers Day by submitting a program, such as a live or pre-recorded demonstration, experiment, performance, guest participation activity, or game. The Office of Community Affairs will create a master schedule of Rutgers Day content that will be posted to Facebook and Twitter on Saturday, April 24, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Program submissions are due today, March 26, so submit online now!

Call for Nominations

Now through Wednesday, April 7, faculty and staff are invited to nominate students for the sixth annual New Brunswick Chancellor’s Student Leadership Awards, which recognize and reward their remarkable contributions to the university and community. Award recipients will be announced mid-April and honored during a special virtual gala celebration on Tuesday, May 4. Find out more information on nomination criteria and how to submit student nomination form.

Video Showcases IFH

The Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research (IFH) invites you to learn more about its legacy, mission, and vision for the future of population health research through a new video available online. Featuring perspectives shared by several of IFH’s interdisciplinary faculty, staff, and community partners, this video brings much-needed attention to the health disparities and inequities in our communities and highlights IFH’s work to combat and inspire community engagement to address them through a beautifully produced synergy of script, visuals, and message.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Symposium

Save the date and register to join the RBHS Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Symposium on Wednesday, April 21, 9 a.m.–2 p.m., via Zoom. Designed as part of the university’s Building an Inclusive Academy Initiative, this event will be moderated by Sangeeta Lamba, RBHS vice chancellor for diversity and inclusion, and feature Enobong (Anna) Branch, senior vice president for equity, and Marie A. Bernard, acting chief officer for scientific workforce diversity at the National Institutes for Health, as two nationally recognized keynote speakers. Participants will also have the opportunity to learn more about the work being done by the recipients of the 2019-20 RBHS Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Advocacy Innovation Grants. Goals of the symposium include understanding diversity and its challenges, learning about the symbiotic relationship between diversity and excellence, and how to catalyze the normalization of equity and inclusion to ultimately push for academic transformation. Registration is required, so mark your calendars and sign up today!

Extra Credit Podcast

The Office of Summer & Winter Sessions invites the Rutgers community to tune in to Extra Credit, a podcast featuring short talks with students about their journeys to Rutgers, experiences while going to school here, and what they have been up to since graduating. Launched in March, this series also spotlights interviews with faculty, focusing on questions such as how they got into their fields, what makes the courses they teach special, and how students can benefit by taking their courses.  The latest episode features Joel Plummer, part-time lecturer in the Department of Africana Studies at School of Arts and Sciences, as he shares his experiences growing up as a Black student and how it influenced his decision to become an educator as well as inspired his book, Sumo Wrestlers & Supermodels. Check out all the episodes and stay tuned!

March 12, 2021: Recognizing a Year of Tragedy and Perseverance

Rutgers Day Submissions Due 3/22

There’s still time for your school, department, or unit to submit a virtual Rutgers Day program, such as a live or pre-recorded demonstration, experiment, performance, guest participation activity, or game. The Office of Community Affairs will create a master schedule of Rutgers Day content that will be posted throughout the day on April 24. Contact rutgersday@rutgers.edu if you need assistance. Program submissions are due by March 22.

Servers Down on 3/20

Data center work is necessary to reduce future risk of outages and to enable new maintenance without major interruption. Beginning 7 am on March 20, a number of Rutgers–New Brunswick IT services may be unavailable for up to 36 hours as maintenance, improvements, and repairs are made at the Hill Data Center. See full list of IT services that may be impacted during this time.

Hotline Supports NJ

Shortly after the one-year anniversary of establishing the COVID-19 Hotline at the New Jersey Poison Information and Education System (NJPIES) at New Jersey Medical School in January 2021, “Colleagues in a Dark Time,” a poem by Diane Calello, executive and medical director of NJPIES, was published in the Journal of Medical Toxicology in February 2021, reflecting on the unique experience. Also known as the NJ Poison Control Center, NJPIES has operated the State’s COVID-19 Hotline since the beginning of the pandemic and its staff and volunteers have helped assist over 80,000 callers.

Leadership Academy

Rutgers Center for Organizational Leadership encourages the nomination of mid-career faculty and staff universitywide to the Rutgers Leadership Academy, an annual, yearlong, leadership development certificate program focused within the context of higher education. The program strives to create an expanded cadre of skilled leaders within individual Rutgers units and the broader university. Nominations must be submitted by a VP, dean, director, chair, or other senior leaders and will be accepted from March 1 through March 25.

WHI Journal Online

Women’s Health Institute at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has published its inaugural volume of Writing Heals & Inspires (WHI) Journal. In collaboration with Rutgers Health/RWJBarnabas Health, this online journal provides an outlet to share and derive healing and inspiration from current relevant topics to enhance global wellness and to inspire visionary paths on making a difference. Check out the first volume online today!

February 26, 2021: Working Toward Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience

Research Resources

RBHS's Office of Vice Chancellor Research has launched the 2021 Research Resources Workshop Wednesday (R2W2) series. Taking place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on the second Wednesday each month, these webinars will feature shared researcher resource core facilities, discussions with experts, and a panelist Q&A regarding research support services. Check out the complete schedule for specific topics and mark your calendars to join through July!

Online Learning Conference

Rutgers faculty, staff, and students are invited to register for this year’s virtual Rutgers Online Learning Conference on March 15-16. This two-day program features some of the best minds in online and hybrid education and focuses on improving learning with technology. The event boasts more than 70 sessions, informative exhibitors, and unique networking opportunities. #RUOnlineCon is free, but registration is required by Monday, March 1.

The Schrift Podcast

The Schrift-Ancient Teachings for Modern Times podcast analyzes the weekly reading of the Torah through the lens of the German literary canon and the teachings of meditation. Created by Steven Weinberg, a German doctoral student, this mixture of German literature, Jewish studies, and meditation brings ancient wisdom into the modern world.

Financial Webinars

The Rutgers Employees First Financial Webinars are part of an ongoing initiative to support and cultivate financial wellness for faculty and staff. Hosted by TIAA and Prudential and focusing on financial wellness, this free virtual series provides information and tools to introduce and encourage best practices in financial planning, management, decision making, and planning for the future. View complete schedule of webinars offered now through May 2021 and register today! As a reminder, employees are also encouraged to take advantage of additional wellness resources on the Discover UHR Wellness website.

February 12, 2021: Celebrating Black History

Access Week 2021

All next week members of the Rutgers community are invited to take part in the 8th annual Access Week, a week-long series of programming that aims to create campus awareness for first-generation, low-income, and historically underserved students. Running February 15-19, Access Week includes a collection of public lectures, student workshops and programming, and alumni engagement opportunities. Check out schedule of upcoming events for more details and registration information, where applicable. Also, follow @RUDiversity on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to like and share Access Week posts.

WHI Journal Online

Women’s Health Institute (WHI) at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School has virtually published its inaugural volume of Writing Heals & Inspires (WHI Journal). In collaboration with Rutgers Health/RWJBarnabas Health, this online journal publication is intended as a platform providing an outlet to share and derive healing and inspiration from current relevant topics to “enhance global wellness and to inspire visionary paths on making a difference.” Check out the first volume online today!

Finance Town Hall

The University Finance and Administration (UFA) will host a Finance Town Hall for the Rutgers community on Thursday, February 25, from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Facilitated by Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer as well as University Treasurer J. Michael Gower and joined by other university leadership as guest speakers, this virtual meeting will address topics including a mid-year financial update, Institutional Planning and Operations update, and Cornerstone. No registration required. Also, access recordings of past events on UFA’s YouTube channel.

Film Festival Online

Before it’s too late, the Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center and the School of Arts and Sciences Cinema Studies program invite the community to check out 39th annual New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2021 online, an annual public showcase of new international films, American independent features, experimental and short subjects, classic revivals, and cutting-edge documentaries. Now through February 21, this year’s online festival features special virtual guest appearances by film directors, producers, and actors as well as special filmmaker introductions and Q&A sessions for many of the films. All films will be available via Video On Demand for 24 hours on their show dates, so check out the upcoming film lineup and buy your tickets today!

Call for Nominations

The Nominating Committee of the Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations to fill a Student Charter Trustee open seat for a six-year term beginning July 1, 2021. Faculty and staff are encouraged to spread the word and nominate undergraduate or graduate students who may be interested. Student Charter Trustees are expected to serve the full six-year term (including after graduation), attend board meetings, serve on board committees, and become actively involved in the life of the university. Consideration will be given to personal, academic, and leadership skills. The nominee must be registered as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, who will have completed a minimum of two full years of undergraduate study or one full year of graduate study at Rutgers University at the time of election (June 22, 2021). The nomination form may be accessed on the Board of Trustees website, from the drop-down down menu under “Board of Trustees” or via the sidebar. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, February 26, 2021.

January 29, 2021: Supporting a Strong Community in 2021

Policy Library Updates

The Office of the Secretary of the University announces recent updates to the University Policy Library:

Recent policy updates, including previous versions of updated polices, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions, please email the Office of the Secretary of the University.

Trainer Prep Course

Register by Friday, February 5 for one of the remaining spots in Rutgers Recreation’s 10-week course that will prepare you for a career as a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM-CPT). This premier evidence-based certified personal training program includes all of the required components of the NASM-CPT exam and is taught in a learning-friendly virtual environment that meets weekly in synchronous online lectures on Tuesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Learn more, including Rutgers affiliate pricing, and register by February deadline.

Rutgers Day 2021

Rutgers Day is going virtual for 2021, and we want your school, department, or center/institute to join us as a program provider with a live or pre-recorded demonstration, experiment, home-participation activity, or performance. New, original programming for Rutgers Day is preferred, but if you have an activity or performance recorded, it can be included as well.

Submit your program proposal via Qualtrics form by March 1. Final content/links are due by April 1.

Contact the Office of Community Affairs if you have any questions at rutgersday@rutgers.edu or 848-445-1921.

Call for Nominations

The Nominating Committee of the Board of Trustees is now accepting nominations to fill a Student Charter Trustee open seat for a six-year term beginning July 1, 2021. Faculty and staff are encouraged to spread the word and nominate undergraduate or graduate students who may be interested. Student Charter Trustees are expected to serve the full six-year term (including after graduation), attend board meetings, serve on board committees, and become actively involved in the life of the university. Consideration will be given to personal, academic, and leadership skills. The nominee must be registered as a full-time undergraduate or graduate student, who will have completed a minimum of two full years of undergraduate study or one full year of graduate study at Rutgers University at the time of election (June 22, 2021). The nomination form may be accessed on the Board of Trustees website, from the drop-down down menu under “Board of Trustees” or via the sidebar. The deadline for receipt of nominations is Friday, February 26, 2021.

SOAR Opens Access

Rutgers University Libraries has launched the new SOAR repository to improve worldwide discovery and access to Rutgers scholarship by providing free and open access to research and creative work university wide. This new platform features a wizard for easy asset deposit and searches as well as analytics for tracking research impact. See more about how SOAR showcases scholarship!

Closed Fridays

The OneSource Faculty and Staff Service Center will be closed Fridays through March 12, 2021, due to the furlough program. Please contact OneSource Mondays through Thursdays, 8 a.m.–5 p.m., at 732-745-SERV (7378) or visit the OneSource Portal available 24/7 to access resources and/or submit an inquiry or self-service request.

December 18, 2020: Faculty Honors, 2020 Reflections, and more

Policy Library Updates

The Office of the Secretary of the University announces recent updates to the University Policy Library:

Recent policy updates, including previous version of updated policies, are available at Recent Policy Updates. For specific questions about policy interpretations, contact the responsible office listed on each policy. For general questions, please email the Office of the Secretary of the University.

Updated Quarantine and Travel Guidance

In a joint announcement on December 4, Brian L. Strom, chancellor of RBHS and executive vice president for health affairs, and Vicente Gracias, senior vice chancellor for clinical affairs at RBHS and vice president of health affairs at Rutgers, provided updated quarantine and travel recommendations for all Rutgers employees. These recommendations align with the New Jersey Department of Health’s updated travel guidance and the CDC’s recent quarantine guidance and include discouraging all out-of-state non-essential travel and modifications to quarantine duration. Some exceptions will be in effect, such as with travel health care workers’ traveling to restricted areas as they are considered, “critical infrastructure workers.” The pair reemphasized the importance of not coming to campus if you are experiencing COVID-19-related symptoms. Be sure to read the announcement and adhere to all of the updated recommendations, procedures, and preventive guidelines, such as wearing a mask, maintaining distancing, and frequent handwashing.

Rutgers University Inn Phased Reopening

As a first step to reopening for guests, Rutgers employees are invited to once again enjoy a stay at the Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center (RUICC). In concert with the Return to Rutgers Plan, RUICC is now accepting overnight accommodations from verified faculty, staff, and departments. Please note that due to the pandemic, all ordinary operations and services that you may have been familiar with in the past will not be available at this time. Visit RUICC’s COVID-19 response page for updates and check out the Guest Safety Measures Highlight Video to see what else RUICC is doing to keep their guests and the community safe.

Save the Date for DICE's Faculty "Soul-Saving" Socials in Spring 2021

In support of faculty, the Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (DICE) at Rutgers–New Brunswick will continue to host Faculty “Soul-Saving” Socials twice a month, resuming in February 2021. The goal of these informal, discussion-based events is to provide a relaxed environment to engage with faculty peers in a conversation about the academy and shaping sustaining spaces within it. The first session will take place on February 4 at 5 p.m., and will be held on the first Thursday of each month at 5 p.m. and third Wednesday of each month at 12 p.m. If you are interested in participating, please contact DICE.

Personal Meeting Rooms Available at Rutgers Student Centers

As an integral part of Rutgers’ educational mission, the Division of Student Affairs’ Student Centers and Activities has personal meeting room reservations available for academic engagement. Room reservations are limited to one per day for three hours, with a maximum of two people. Reservations require a current RUID and can be made online by faculty or staff.

Check Out the Rutgers Holiday Shop Before It’s Too Late!

This year, University Communications and Marketing launched the new Rutgers Holiday Shop as a fun, seasonal way for faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and fans to show their Rutgers pride. Shop the Rutgers holiday store for all your gifts this year and choose from a variety of apparel and specialty items that are perfect for family, friends, and even pets. All of the store’s Rutgers-themed gift items are priced for all budgets and shipped directly to your door, but it’s only open for a limited time, so start shopping online today!

December 4, 2020: Clinical Trial, Year in Review, and more

Download COVID Alert NJ App and Help Keep Our Communities Safe

In a universitywide announcement in November, Senior Vice President for Human Resources Vivian Fernández shared information on behalf of Rutgers and the Coalition of Rutgers Unions about the COVID Alert NJ app, a key resource supporting contact tracing. This free mobile app securely and anonymously alerts users if they have been in close contact with anyone who has tested positive for COVID-19 and provides user-friendly access to a symptom checking tool and up-to-date information. Read more and download it today to join in this shared responsibility to help keep our communities and families safe.

Rutgers Holiday Shop Open for Limited Time!

University Communications and Marketing launched the new Rutgers Holiday Shop in November as a fun, seasonal way for faculty, staff, students, parents, alumni, and fans to show their Rutgers pride. Shop the Rutgers holiday store for all your gifts this year and choose from a variety of apparel and specialty items that are perfect for family, friends, and even pets. All of the store’s Rutgers-themed gift items are priced for all budgets and shipped directly to your door, but it’s only open for a limited time, so start shopping online today!

COVID-19 Telecommuting Policy Extended through March 31, 2021

In late November, Senior Vice President for Human Resources Vivian Fernández announced the extension of telecommuting policy through March 31, 2021. This extended timeline will continue to support social distancing and does not require a new or revised telecommuting request unless there has been a change in work schedule. As a reminder, while telecommuting all employees are still obligated to comply with all university rules, policies, and procedures. Read original announcement and additional telecommuting reminders.

Applications and Nominations for DICE’s Department Faculty Diversity Advocates

The Division of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Engagement (DICE) seeks one faculty member from each department for a twelve-month term as a Department Faculty Diversity Advocate, whose role is to partner, inform, and support broader institutional efforts to advance an inclusive campus culture. Diversity Advocates will provide feedback on programs and resource development initiatives for faculty and promote engagement by sharing upcoming initiatives in DICE and around the campus community. Apply or nominate someone to be a Diversity Advocate today!

November 20, 2020: Two-Step Login, RBHS Research Is Up, and More

"Slackwater" Music Video Featuring Rutgers Marine Field Station Supports Environmental Advocacy Efforts

While stationed at the Rutgers University Marine Field Station (RUMFS) along the southern coast of New Jersey, Kentucky-native cellist and composer Ben Sollee wrote his "Slackwater" single, drawing inspiration from Edwin B. Forsythe Wildlife Refuge and watching the push-and-pull of the tides during a week spent perched where the Mullica River empties at the Great Bay’s edge. Accompanied by a video comprised of shots of the Great Bay/Mullica River ecosystem of New Jersey taken by Emmy Award-winning videographer, Mallory Cunningham, this unique music video is available to view online or purchase as part of the Songscape project from Sustain, a non-profit organization partnering the music industry and environmental organizations to promote environmental responsibility and awareness. Sollee's "Slackwater" joins similar songscapes composed around the nation to serve as novel sources of advocacy for public land conservation through increased public engagement created by the cultural influence and emotional hook of music. Check "Slackwater" out!

Project ECHO Launches NJ Training Center for AHRQ Nursing Home Program

Rutgers Project ECHO launches National Nursing Home COVID-19 Action Network (CAN), which is administered by Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and supported by the federal Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) as the official training center for quality, safety, and resiliency training. Learn more about what this collaborative effort entails and how Rutgers Project Echo Nursing Home CAN make a difference in communities.

Access Newsletter Now Online and Spotlights SAS Response to Crisis

The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) proudly debuts the new online version of its award-winning newsletter, Access, with its Fall 2020 edition. This special digital issue highlights the school's response to the COVID-19 pandemic across the sciences, mathematics, humanities, and social sciences, from life-saving research to inspiring and insightful teaching, proving that the Rutgers liberal arts tradition is active and engaged even during these challenging times. Read the current issue of SAS Access online and find out more about how SAS is contributing to the common good and aiding in the recovery of the world.

November 6, 2020: Adopt-A-Family; First-Generation Students; & Town Halls

Ballad of An American Uniquely Illustrates the Life of Paul Robeson

A novel retelling of the narrative of Paul Robeson’s life and lasting legacy, Ballad of an American: A Graphic Biography of Paul Robeson, has been published and is available to members of the Rutgers community at a 30% discount through Rutgers University Press. Edited by Paul Buhl and Lawrence Ware, this new and unique graphic novel features illustrations by artist Sharon Rudahl and was published in conjunction with Rutgers University's Paul Robeson Centennial Celebration in commemoration of Robeson’s 1919 graduation from the university. For bulk orders, please contact a University Press sales representative directly.

Personal Training Available with Rutgers Recreation

Members of the Rutgers community are encouraged to meet all their personal training needs with Rutgers Recreation! Choose from in-person training, online live training, or written workout plans. Visit recreation.rutgers.edu for more information.

October 23, 2020: Revised FY21 Budget Information

Check Out New RBHS Events Calendar!

Check out the new RBHS events calendar for events across RBHS! Now you your unit can submit an event for inclusion in the calendar by clicking "submit event" at the bottom of the page. You can also export calendar of events, navigate events in calendar view or even narrow your search using fields like event category, organizers, and audience.

Expanded State Benefits for Child Care

The New Jersey Department of Human Services announced that families with an income up to $150,000 are now eligible for the new COVID-19 School-Age Tuition Assistance Program. Families with children in remote schooling may be eligible for up to $1,900 in full-time child care assistance, assistance is also available part-time. View the online application.

Explore Resources and Opportunities for Rutgers Alumni

Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA) offers a variety of free resources, events, and networking opportunities to Rutgers alumni. Be sure to check RUAA's website to sign up to receive their newsletters directly in your inbox, check out past editions of Think Scarlet, update your contact information for Scarlet Together to start receiving RUAA’s digest of upcoming events to your preferred email, or even check out the benefits you are eligible for as alumni with For Your Benefit.

October 9, 2020

Register Today for Free, Virtual Fitness Classes in October

Join Rutgers Recreation for free, virtual fitness classes ranging from resistance and weight training to mindfulness and yoga. Classes will run through the end of October, but space is limited, so check out the complete course list and register to join your choice of free, virtual fitness classes today!

NJ ACTS Current Events, Deadlines, and Announcements

NJ ACTS is a partnership between Rutgers, NJIT, and Princeton University, whose work will advance clinical and translational science to develop new therapies and treatments and improve population health. NJ ACTS disseminates information on funding opportunities to its members and partner institutions directly through its website. Check the NJ ACTS calendar for grants, career opportunities, and more.

Winter Session Registration

Are you a New Jersey resident whose child is attending an out-of-state college? The 2021 Rutgers–New Brunswick Winter Session is an opportunity for you to save money by paying in-state college tuition as a NJ resident. Take advantage of remote/online delivery options that now allow students to take courses from anywhere and still ensure degree progress by earning up to four degree credits in just a few weeks. The last day to register for the 2021 Winter Session at Rutgers–New Brunswick without a late fee is December 7, so don’t miss out on this excellent opportunity!

September 25, 2020

Free Access to LinkedIn Learning for All Faculty, Staff, and Students

Free access to LinkedIn Learning is available for all active Rutgers faculty, staff, and students, featuring thousands of video tutorials and online training resources about business, technology, and creative skills. LinkedIn Learning, an upgraded platform of Lynda.com, offers content and courses from expert instructors that range from beginner to advanced. Additional benefits include help for new users, tailored course recommendations, certification exam prep, and even CEU-earning opportunities. Log in with your NetID and start taking advantage of your free, on-demand instruction with LinkedIn Learning anytime, anywhere with desktop and mobile apps!

RU ID Card Replacements

Rutgers University Public Safety reminds members of the Rutgers community that we are now required to carry our RU ID card with us at all times on-campus for both building entry and identification purposes, due to face-covering mandates, as noted in the Return to Rutgers Guide (PDF). If an RU ID card is lost or damaged, Rutgers faculty, staff, and students can visit the Identity and Access Management website for more information about obtaining a replacement RU ID card.

School of Social Work Announces New Five-Year Strategic Plan Toward a More Just Future

In September, the School of Social Work (SSW) proudly released its new strategic plan, Toward a More Just Future: A Five-Year Strategic Plan. Peruse the pages of either the online e-book or your own downloaded copy and join SSW for a guided tour of how it envisions its own as well as our national and international future: one grounded in justice and focused on innovation, diversity, inclusion, collaboration, and community. Check it out today!

September 9, 2020

Accessing Physical Library Resources and Services

Rutgers University Libraries are currently providing curbside pickup, home delivery, and interlibrary loan services for Rutgers students, faculty, and staff. Additionally, they are fulfilling digitization requests from their print collections and have begun accepting returns as well. Learn more about the resources and services available from University Libraries.

Zimmerli Art Museum Accepting Applications for Thomas Sokolowski Digital Outreach and Engagement Internship

Now through September 15, the Zimmerli Art Museum is accepting applications for the Thomas Sokolowski Digital Outreach and Engagement Internship, which plays a key role in helping the Zimmerli Art Museum stay connected to its audiences, especially during this extended period of virtual-only access. Applicants for this paid internship position must be current Rutger–New Brunswick undergraduate or graduate students and do not need any previous museum or arts experience. Find out more about this position, the application process, and share with others before the September 15 application deadline.

Zimmerli at Home Launches Virtual Museum Hub

The Zimmerli Art Museum invites you to experience the museum in new ways by visiting its newly expanded online presence, Zimmerli at Home. This interactive, virtual hub allows you to search the museum's collection, expand your playlist, explore behind the scenes videos, get creative, add some flair to your online background, and much more, from wherever you are!

August 26, 2020 - New Student Convocation

Did you know you can call RU-info with your questions?

RU-info's staff members know Rutgers inside out, and they can direct you to resources for everything from course registration to student health services. You can call, chat, email, or text. Learn more about RU-info.