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New Great Spaces for the College Avenue Campus

College Avenue Academic Building

New student apartments, a state-of-the-art academic building, and more green spaces are all part of a current redevelopment initiative that will transform the historic campus. Learn more.

Visitor Center

Rutgers Visitor Center

Prospective students, their parents, and the general public can discover more about Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, and all it has to offer at our Visitor Center. This facility, with ample parking, is the starting point for tours of the Rutgers–New Brunswick Campus and a place to view interactive exhibits that illustrate the university’s history and the contributions Rutgers’ faculty, students, and alumni have made to New Jersey, the United States, and the world. Learn more.

Getting Here

Rutgers’ central location on the East Coast and proximity to Newark, New York City, and Philadelphia make getting here a snap. You can reach us by plane, train, or automobile (and even by bike). Learn more.

A Special Visit: Overnight at Douglass

Looking to get a feel for college life? Spend a night at a Rutgers residence hall with the Douglass Residential College Overnight Weekend.

Join other women who have been admitted to Rutgers and get tips for your college transition. Enjoy meals with Rutgers students in the dining hall and participate in a walking tour and other programs. Learn more.

A bamboo forest. An astronomical observatory. Campus tours. Film festivals. Hiking trails. School and college open houses. Museums. Symposia. Dance. Music. Theater. Sporting events. There are so many reasons to visit Rutgers University–New Brunswick and so much to do when you get here—whether you are breezing through for an afternoon or settling in for an extended stay.


A Great Place to Visit

Whether you’re a high school senior in the midst of a college search or a family looking for a relaxing weekend walk in the woods, Rutgers–New Brunswick should be on your list of must-visit New Jersey destinations.

A Great Place to Visit

A campus tour is probably the best way to get a real feel for life at Rutgers–New Brunswick. Prospective students and their parents get a lot out of our admissions campus tours, as well as tours offered by individual schools and colleges.

When you get here, you’ll find Rutgers–New Brunswick is actually a community of five smaller, distinct and interconnected campuses flanking the gentle Raritan River. All across the campuses are attractions and destinations to enlighten and entertain you.

Try the bucolic Rutgers Ecological Preserve or the rockin’ RAC basketball arena on Livingston Campus, the museums and historic buildings of the College Avenue Campus, High Point Solutions Stadium and the Schommer Observatory on the Busch Campus, the charming Ravine Bridge on the Douglass Campus, or the Entomology Museum with more than 200,000 specimens on the George H. Cook Campus.

Staying for an evening and just have time for a quick dinner? Or is a longer stay on your calendar? Lodging and dining in the New Brunswick area is a pleasure, with an abundance of hotels, motels, and conference centers, and a wealth of restaurants and eateries.

We are easy to reach and we make it easy for you to find your way around once you are here. Check out our maps, directions, transportation, and parking info.


The Campus Bus Service

The Campus Bus ServiceGetting Around Once You Are Here
A free campus bus service helps get you where you need to go on the five adjacent campuses of Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Use the NextBus service on your mobile device to calculate arrival and wait times.