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Student Government

Interested in representational government? Get involved in student government at Rutgers University–New Brunswick and make a difference.

Government for Students—and by Students

The Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA) represents the interests of undergraduate students at Rutgers–New Brunswick, while the Graduate Student Association is the voice of graduate students. RUSA works closely with the councils and associations that represent individual campuses and schools. These councils have websites:

For information about councils/associations without websites, contact RUSA.

  • Busch Campus Council
  • College Avenue Campus Council
  • Douglass Campus Council
  • Rutgers Business Governing Association
  • University College Council

Students on Universitywide Governing Boards

The Rutgers University Senate is a universitywide deliberative body consisting of representatives of Rutgers faculty, students, staff, administrators, and alumni. Students may be University Senate representatives to the university Board of Governors and Board of Trustees.