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Campus Tours of Rutgers–New Brunswick

Whether you’re from the Garden State or Australia, touring the campus first-hand is the best way to see all that Rutgers has to offer. Come take one (or several) of our fun and informative campus tours.

Visitor Center: Your Gateway to Rutgers

Rutgers Visitor Center

Coming to Rutgers University–New Brunswick for a visit? Want to find out about applying to Rutgers, campus life, and academic programs? Make the Visitor Center your first stop. Located on Sutphen Road, near High Point Solutions Stadium on the Busch Campus, the center is the starting place for undergraduate admissions bus and walking tours. Learn more.

Take a Virtual Trip

Although a campus visit is a must, virtual tours and photo galleries can give you a sneak peek at what to expect on campus.

Come See for Yourself

Rutgers University–New Brunswick offers vibrant quads, quaint lounges, functional classrooms and labs, a variety of residence halls, well-stocked dining halls, and so much more.

General Tours

If you’re considering Rutgers, or even if you have already chosen Rutgers for your undergraduate experience, “Scarlet Day” admissions tours are a great way to become familiar with the campus and to learn about the admissions process. Special tours for groups of 10 or more students and transfer students are available. All tours begin at the Visitor Center, located at 100 Sutphen Road on the Busch Campus in Piscataway. Reservations are required.

Campus Walking Tours

Led by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, campus walking tours provide a chance to explore the facilities offered on Rutgers–New Brunswick’s campuses, from classroom and libraries to dorms, dining halls, and more.

Take a student-guided walking tour of Rutgers’ Douglass Campus, and see firsthand the bucolic lawns, residence halls, libraries, and other facilities. Hourlong tours are conducted by Douglass Residential College, which offers the opportunity to be part of a small, highly engaged community of women with access to mentoring, enrichment programs, and career-development opportunities. Reservations are preferred, but not required.

Experience the spacious setting of the G.H. Cook Campus, home to the School of Environmental and Biological Sciences. Before the tour, participate in an hourlong information session where you’ll meet a dean and learn about the school’s rich heritage, innovative curricula, and innovative research. Then, take a student-guided, hourlong tour of the campus. Reservations are required.

Program Information Sessions and Tours

During the School of Engineering’s three-hour information sessions, students learn about engineering programs and meet with the dean, first-year advisers, and department heads. Tours allow students to explore engineering departments, classrooms, and laboratories, and are generally held weekly during the academic school year. Registration is not necessary. For additional information, visit the school’s website or call 848-445-2212.