Learn About Rutgers University-Newark, at Sept. 27 Open House for Freshmen, Undergraduate Transfers

Learn About Rutgers University-Newark, at Sept. 27 Open House for Freshmen, Undergraduate Transfers

Save the Date: Sept 27, 2014

If you think earning a college degree should be about seizing the opportunity to achieve, while rolling up your sleeves to help tackle global challenges found right in your own community, then Rutgers University-Newark is the place for you.  And you can learn all that it has to offer you by attending the fall Open House on Saturday, Sept.  27.  On that day, the undergraduate schools and colleges of Rutgers University- Newark will host an Admissions open house for high school students considering higher education, or transfer students from other colleges.

Newark campus
  The Sept. 27 open house, which is free and open to all, begins at 9 a.m. and ends at 1 p.m.  Online registration and additional information is at http://admissions.newark.rutgers.edu/openhouse

Representatives from the Newark College of Arts and Sciences, University College-Newark, the Rutgers School of Nursing, the Rutgers Business School-Newark and New Brunswick, the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice, and the Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration will be on hand to answer questions one-on-one and will present information sessions.  Prospective students and their families also will be able to get information on financial aid, the admissions process, housing on campus, student life, campus services, and other vital information.  The day’s activities include walking tours of the campus’s academic buildings, laboratories, student center, recreational facilities, and residence halls.  The Fall Fest Street Fair and other Homecoming celebrations are being held that day as well, and will offer a fun look at campus life, including a barbecue, and basketball and softball games. For more information on Homecoming:  http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/homecoming

Check-in for prospective undergraduates and transfer students begins at 9 a.m. on University Avenue, at the Rutgers-Newark arch, just past the intersection of University Avenue and Bleeker Street. 

Free parking will be available in Parking Deck 1, 200 University Ave.; the campus can also be reached by New Jersey Transit buses and trains, the PATH train and Amtrak from New York City, and by the Newark Light Rail. Campus maps, mass transit information and driving directions to the campus are at http://www.newark.rutgers.edu/maps/ 

For more information, please contact Carrie Livingston, Admissions,  carrie.livingston@rutgers.edu, or 973/353-5205. 

Members of the media who would like to attend should contact Carla Capizzi, 973/353-5263, or capizzi@rutgers.edu.