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General Information
83 Somerset St
New Brunswick , New Jersey 08901-1281

Disability Resource Office

Office of Disability Services
Lucy Stone Hall, Suite A145
54 Joyce Kilmer Ave.
Piscataway, NJ 8854
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About Rutgers University-New Brunswick

Rutgers University-New Brunswick is a prestigious public research university located in New Brunswick, New Jersey. With a rich history dating back to 1766, it is the oldest institute of higher education in the state and is recognized as one of the most distinguished universities in the United States.

As a leading research institution, Rutgers University-New Brunswick offers a wide range of academic programs across various disciplines. The university is organized into several undergraduate colleges, including the School of Arts and Sciences, the School of Engineering, the School of Business, and many more. Additionally, it boasts highly regarded graduate programs and professional schools in fields such as law, education, and social work.

One of the standout features of Rutgers University-New Brunswick is its commitment to diversity and inclusivity. With a large and diverse student body, the university provides a welcoming and inclusive environment for students from all backgrounds. This cultural diversity enriches the academic experience and allows for a broad range of perspectives, making the campus a vibrant and dynamic place to learn and grow.

The campus itself is spread over a vast area, encompassing more than 2,600 acres. It is home to numerous state-of-the-art facilities, modern research laboratories, and world-class libraries. Students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick have access to an extensive range of resources and amenities, including advanced technology centers, athletic facilities, and student organizations catering to various interests and passions.

Located in New Brunswick, a vibrant and bustling city in central New Jersey, students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick benefit from the close proximity to New York City and Philadelphia. This allows for ample opportunities for cultural exploration, internships, and networking with industry professionals. The university’s location also provides access to numerous job opportunities and a thriving arts and entertainment scene, making it an ideal place for students to engage with the world beyond the classroom.

Furthermore, Rutgers University-New Brunswick prides itself on its commitment to public service and civic engagement. The university encourages students to actively participate in community service and social justice initiatives. Through various programs and partnerships, students are given the opportunity to apply their knowledge and skills to real-world issues, making a positive impact on society.

In terms of accessibility, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is consistently recognized for its commitment to affordability and financial aid. The university offers various scholarships and grants to assist students in their educational journey, ensuring that access to quality education is available to all deserving individuals, regardless of their financial background.

In summary, Rutgers University-New Brunswick is an esteemed public research university known for its academic excellence, diverse community, and commitment to public service. With a wide range of academic programs, state-of-the-art facilities, and a vibrant location, students at Rutgers University-New Brunswick have ample opportunities to engage in a well-rounded educational experience that prepares them for future success.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

          Accessible Level

              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations