At Rutgers University—New Brunswick, students have plenty of chances to get involved in intramural sports teams, student organizations, or employment opportunities in departments like Recreation and Dining, among many others. As of spring 2023, they have one more resource to connect them with these involvement opportunities: the Engagement Hub in the Student Activities Center (SAC).
We foster the development and preservation of an inclusive community characterized by cultural understanding and student engagement. We are committed to the recruitment and retention of a diverse staff that reflects the students we serve and are dedicated to providing intentional experiences where students learn from each other.
Women at Rutgers have been changing history and shaping the university for generations. In honor of Women’s History Month, here are some notable moments in women’s history at Rutgers.
Every year, when transfer and first-year students enroll at Rutgers University—New Brunswick for the first time, departments engage them to ensure that they know about the resources and opportunities available at the university.
Though maintaining student engagement and success is crucial, of course, there is also another group crucial to this transition: those students’ parents.
Black History Month honored through the Paul Robeson Cultural Center and other departments at Rutgers University
This February, as students, staff, and faculty across Rutgers University—New Brunswick honor and celebrate Black History Month, the Paul Robeson Cultural Center (PRCC), in the Division of Student Affairs, continues to take a leading role in supporting Black life at Rutgers.
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Series Promotes Social Justice at Rutgers University—New Brunswick
Students at Rutgers University—New Brunswick participate in all kinds of activism—they attend rallies and protests, run for positions in Rutgers University Student Assembly, and start political organizations to make their voices heard on-campus. For the rest of January, the Cultural Center Collaborative in the Division of Student Affairs will be providing a program on social justice and activism that students can tap into: its annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Series.
For students entering undergraduate life, discussions about interpersonal and sexual violence are among the most difficult, yet necessary, conversations. Many students have either never discussed these topics at length or might have learned all they know about it through sources that fail to capture the modern reality of these topics. Enter: SCREAM theater.
On an unseasonably warm December morning, more than 2,000 runners participated in the Rutgers Big Chill 5K to benefit Winter Wishes, an annual holiday-themed event that provides clothing and toys to children ages 3-5 in New Brunswick preschool programs, and the Rutgers Student Food Pantry, which provides food to Rutgers students experiencing food insecurities.
The Division of Student Affairs works to create an environment of inclusion that respects and affirms the inherent dignity, value, and uniqueness of all individuals, communities, and perspectives. Learn more about our diversity and inclusion initiatives.