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Student Centers - Hours of Operation

Things may look different, but we are here and open for you.

The Busch, College Ave, and Livingston Student Centers will be open Monday – Thursday from 9am – 10pm and Friday from 9am – 5pm. Centers will be closed on Saturdays and Sundays. For more information, visit our FAQ page.

Personal meeting rooms for academic engagement are now available to be reserved in the Centers. Students can reserve spaces at https://go.rutgers.edu/7oelbw7z and faculty and staff can reserve spaces at centerres.rutgers.edu.

Student Centers and Activities is an integral part of the educational mission of Rutgers University. We enhance the academic experiences of our students through an extensive array of cultural, educational, social, and leadership opportunities. As the center of campus community life, we offer a variety of programs, services, and community gathering spaces that meet the varied and diverse needs of our Rutgers community. Through volunteer and student employment opportunities, we provide developmental experiences in leadership and social responsibility and create an inclusive environment for individuals to interact and learn from one another.

Student Centers and Activities offers vibrant community spaces within our six student centers, provides advisement and student advocacy for more than 500 student clubs and organizations, organizes immersive and diverse leadership opportunities, and implements signature campus experiences and events that foster school pride.

Rutgers has announced it will be delivering remote education. Community building is at the heart of Student Centers and Activities mission, and we are committed to continuing this in a virtual format.

Questions about Spring 2021? Check out our FAQFollow us on social media (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) for virtual engagement events and updates on Student Center hours of operations and services.  

Featured Virtual Events

Hot Dog Day

RUPA Presents: Hot Dog Day – Jersey Edition

April 9

Join RUPA on Instagram (@RUPARutgers) to celebrate this Rutgers tradition with a chance to win a Destination Dogs gift card.

SI Leadershop: Passing the Knights Sword

Student Org Essentials – Passing the Knights Sword: Successful Student Org Transitions

April 9 | 3pm

Effectively transitioning out of an executive board position is an important process to ensure the success of a student organization. Learn skills to support your organization as it moves forward and looks ahead to next year. RSVP for this Zoom session on getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu. 

RUPA The Art Heist Escape Room

RUPA Presents: The Art Heist Escape Room

April 9 | 8pm

Work with fellow Scarlet Knights or grab your friends and work together as a team to compete for the fastest time out of The Art Heist Escape Room. Visit @RUPARutgers on Instagram to register! 

Rutgers University Dance Marathon

April 10

Rutgers University Dance Marathon (RUDM) is the largest, student-run philanthropic event in New Jersey. RUDM’s mission is to provide emotional and financial support for children who are a part of Embrace Kids Foundation. RUDM participants dance to help raise funds and awareness that goes towards Embrace Kids Foundation’s mission to support the non-medical needs of children with cancer, sickle cell, and other serious disorders. Visit marathon.rutgers.edu for more information.

Rutgers Esports Center

Rutgers Esports Center: RU Nuzlocke: Attempt 2

April 12 | 8pm

Join live on Twitch at twitch.tv/RutgersEsports! 

SI Leadershop: Passing the Knights Sword

Student Org Essentials – Passing the Knights Sword: Successful Student Org Transitions

April 13 | 12pm

Effectively transitioning out of an executive board position is an important process to ensure the success of a student organization. Learn skills to support your organization as it moves forward and looks ahead to next year. Join on Instagram live at noon with @RUStudentOrgs.

Self Care Day

RCSA Self Care Day

April 15 | 5pm

Tired from exams? Relax with the Rutgers Commuter Student Association as they go over tips and tricks to take care of yourself. A free self care kit will be given to the first 30 attendees. For event details, visit getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu. Co-sponsored by RUPD and Amuse.

Food for Thought: Leadership Case Competition

April 17 | 12pm

Join the Leadership and Experiential Learning Office from 12-4pm to learn how to approach case competitions in the real world. Teams of 4-6 people will be challenged to provide a strategic plan in response to a complicated case of cultural appropriation in the food industry. Register at bit.ly/LExCaseComp.

RURL Spring Bash 2021

Rutgers Esports Center: RURL Spring Bash 2021

April 18 | 2pm

Join the Rutgers Esports Center for the 2021 Rocket League Spring Bash. Join from 2pm-8pm in a single elimination bracket. Sign up by visiting @Rutgersesports on Instagram.