We are proud of the work of our staff members and the many students involved in initiatives affiliated with the Division of Student Affairs. In 2017, we were named one of the 30 most promising places to work by Diverse Issues in Higher Education.

Some of Our Other Points of Pride

  • Rutgers was named as one of the Top 25 LGBTQ friendly campuses by Campus Pride.
  • The Rutgers Student Affairs Conference had the largest turnout in its history, with over 300 participants from the four Rutgers campuses and the New York and New Jersey region.
  • Over 79,000 hours of community service was performed by fraternities and sororities.
  • Over 50 programs were presented at regional and national conferences by student affairs staff members.
  • Over 750 Winter Wishes were granted to preschool children in New Brunswick.
  • Dining Services served over 5.6 million meals during the last academic year.
  • SCREAM Theater and SCREAM Athletes performed over 100 times both on campus and across the country, reaching over 12,000 people with their message. SCREAM Theater was featured on NPR and in the Chronicle of Higher Education for their educational messaging during New Student Orientation.
  • Over 6,000 students attended a New Student Orientation session.
  • Over 1,700 students met with Dean of Students Office staff during their walk in hours.
  • There were 1.4 million visitors to recreation centers, with over 5,000 students working out each day.
  • There were 49 events sponsored by multicultural organizations, with over 10,000 students in attendance at these events.
  • The Student Centers at Rutgers University hosted 15,781 events with 655,333 patrons.
  • The Center of Latino Arts and Culture produced 32 programs and 53 events that directly served 6,495 students.
  • There were over 2,000 sport club athletes participating in 55 sports.
  • The Student Affairs Business Office served over 13,000 students.
  • There are over 400 different recognized student organizations.
  • Scarlet Day of Service brought together staff from Residence Life, Student Life, and Rutgers Against Hunger. Together they and 331 students completed 1,159 hours of service through 24 different community partners in one day.
  • The Asian American Cultural Center provided more than 20 programs in the 2013-2014 academic year, serving over 12,000 students, faculty, and staff. Over 170 meetings, programs, events, academic classes were held at the Center, resulting in foot traffic reaching almost 4,500 individuals.
  • Approximately 130 Rutgers student organizations participated in Residence Life’s Monster Mash, an alternative trick or treating program on the Cook/Douglass Campus. One hundred twenty-five student volunteers helped the day of the event from start to finish. The event brought in approximately 1,300 people to the Cook/Douglass Recreation Center.
  • Rutgers Dance Marathon raised a record $692, 046 last April.