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Next Steps for Admitted Students

Your journey to becoming a Scarlet Knight has begun with lots of activities ahead to help prepare you for Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • All financial aid and/or scholarship information can be found in your myRutgers Portal in the Financial Aid widget. All term bills will be made available by mid-July and can be viewed in your myRutgers Portal.

  • We take the health and safety of our student, faculty, and staff community seriously. Please submit all required immunizations and medical documents as soon as possible. If you are not cleared through Rutgers Health Services, you will be unable to receive your resident assignment in August or move into your dormitory.

    If you are an international student and a required vaccination is not available in your home country, please work with Rutgers Health Services to schedule a vaccination appointment upon arrival on campus.

    For additional information, please visit

  • For more information, please visit your myRutgers Portal and view your enrollment step, "Complete Academic Planning and Advising."

  • Before enrolling in health insurance, all students must register for classes. For health plan costs and enrollment procedures, please visit Once on this website, you will be required to enter your college/university name (“Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey”). You must then select student type and enter your nine-digit RUID.

  • Move-in for all fall 2024 admitted students will begin on August 25, 2024. The Office of Residence Life will send you additional details with confirmed move-in dates, times, and next steps.

    Early move-in is not permitted, however, students arriving before Move-In Day can make temporary arrangements themselves at local hotels. The Hyatt Regency and The Heldrich are two hotels located near campus and the New Brunswick train station.

  • The New Student Orientation (NSO) for all first-year and transfer students begins on Monday, June 24, 2024. All NSO dates can be found here. First-year and transfer students should register for NSO by June 15, 2024.

    International Student Orientation is Monday, August 26 to Wednesday, August 28, 2024, on the Livingston campus at Jersey Mike’s Arena: 83 Rockafeller Road, Piscataway, NJ 00854.