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Personal meeting rooms for academic engagement are now available to be reserved in the Centers. Students can reserve same-day personal meeting rooms by visiting the Information Desk at the Student Center the day you would like the reservation to determine availability.

As per university policy, masks are required within university buildings. Please refer to https://coronavirus.rutgers.edu/health-and-safety/community-safety-practices/ for the university’s community safety practices.

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, is home to more than 80 fraternities and sororities, organizes immersive and diverse leadership opportunities, and implements signature campus experiences and events that foster school pride.

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Featured Events

Team Dynamics

Team Dynamics

October 22 | 3pm

Do you hold a leadership role in your student organization? Team dynamics is always important, but especially important when coming back together after so much time apart. This session will prepare student organization leaders on how to navigate in person dynamics, how to delegate and motivate. Learn more at getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu.

Late Knight Senior Days

Senior Days Classes of 2020 and 2021: Late Knight

October 22 | 8pm – 11pm

Friends and classmates will be back on campus for a special Senior Days Late Knight event dedicated to the classes of 2020 and 2021. This event will take place on Friday, October 22 from 8PM – 11PM at the President’s Tent on across from 11 Bishop Place, New Brunswick, NJ. Registration has now closed, but if you will be in attendance tag @RutgersuSCA to share your memories on social media. For more information on Class of 2020 and 2021 ceremonies, visit commencement.rutgers.edu.

RCSA Table

RCSA Halloween Craft Carnival

October 29 | 5pm

Enjoy an evening of chilling crafts and spooky snacks with other commuter students! Join RCSA on October 29 at 5PM in the International Lounge in Busch Student Center for their Halloween Craft Carnival! RSVP at getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu.

RUPA Scarlet Harvest

RUPA Presents: Scarlet Harvest Fall Festival

November 2 | 2pm

Welcome in Fall with RUPA’s Scarlet Harvest celebration on Tuesday, November 2 at 2 PM. Join RUPA for festivities full of Fall foods, seasonal crafts, and many more activities! Be sure to follow RUPA on Instagram for the latest updates and info on attending!

RCSA Table

RCSA Wellness Wednesday

November 3 | 1pm

Commuters! Looking for a place to wind down? R U in need of some self-care? Come to RCSA Wellness Wednesday on November 3, from 1-3PM at The Cove in the Busch Student Center. It’ll be the perfect break for you to relieve some stress through some fun, relaxing activities. Visit getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu for more information. 

Students meal packing

Alternative Break Winter Trip Application Deadline

November 3 | 11:59pm

R U interested in creating social change, making friends, and traveling? Apply for the Alternative Winter Break trip now! This is an opportunity you can’t miss. Applications are open until November 3 at 11:59pm. Visit leadership.rutgers.edu/alternative-breaks/ for more information.

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Inspirational Leadership

November 5 | 3pm

Do you hold a leadership role in your student organization? The Executive Leadership Series is specifically for executive board members of student organizations. Over three sessions, we will cover topics such as networking, wellness, commitment & values, and goal planning. Learn more at getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu.

Student at Craft Day

Late Knight with AMUSE: Craft Night

November 5 | 9pm

Come to Late Knight on Friday, November 5 from 9PM – 12AM in Trayes Hall at the Douglass Student Center with co-sponsor, Arts and Music Undergraduate Service Education (AMUSE), for a night of arts and crafts! AMUSE will lead a guided painting lesson featuring a moonlight tree design for the first 75 students in attendance. The lesson will begin at 9:30PM. Throughout the night, while supplies last, you can enjoy the other crafts, music, and free pizza! For more information, visit go.rutgers.edu/lateknight.

RCSA Table

RCSA SunnySide Up

November 8 | 12pm

Begin your morning with RCSA’s SunnySide Up event in the Busch Student Center. On November 8, from 12 to 2PM, RCSA will have free brunch and a chance for you to connect with Rutgers staff! Check out getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu for more info, and see you there!

Provisional Organization Training

Provisional Organization Training

November 12 | 3pm

Do you hold a leadership role in your student organization? Newly recognized student organizations and their leaders will participate in training to learn about the Student Involvement and Leadership office, advising and how they can set up their organization to be successful in the first year. Learn more at getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu.

RUPA Interest Meeting 

November 16 | 6pm

Attention! Need a place to chill out? Want to find out more about one of the biggest student organizations that coordinates all the campus events? Come to RUPA’s interest meeting on November 16, 6 to 8PM (location TBD). We’ll have snacks, crafts, and an opportunity for you to network with RUPA members and other students. This event will allow you to learn all about the different ways you can be involved with RUPA. See you there!

RUPA Friendsgiving

November 18 | 6pm

It’s almost Turkey time! Come out to RUPA’s Friendsgiving Dinner on November 18, 6 PM at the College Ave Student Center for a free Thanksgiving meal with all your friends. Warm up with some great food and great company! It can’t get more wholesome than this. Hope to see you there!

Students playing Think Fast trivia

Late Knight: Think Fast Trivia

November 19 | 9pm

Come to Late Knight on Friday, November 19 from 9PM – 12AM at the College Avenue Student Center Food Court for Think Fast Trivia, with a $200 cash prize! There will be additional drawings throughout the night for Rutgers Swag and electronics and, of course, free King Pita! Gather a team of 4 to compete, or come meet new friends and join an existing team! Trivia will start at 9:30PM. For more information, visit go.rutgers.edu/lateknight.

Students meal packing

Class of 1988 Scholarship Fund Application Deadline

November 22

The Class of 1988, in honor of its 25th reunion, established a scholarship fund to benefit full-time undergraduate students in their junior or senior year who will demonstrate their commitment to community service. Visit sca.rutgers.edu/class-of-1988-scholarship for more information and to apply.

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Inspirational Leadership

December 3 | 3pm

Do you hold a leadership role in your student organization? The Executive Leadership Series is specifically for executive board members of student organizations. Over three sessions, we will cover topics such as networking, wellness, commitment & values, and goal planning. Learn more at getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu.

Group of students playing Catan

Late Knight with Unplugged: Bingo & Board Games

December 3 | 9pm

Come to Late Knight on Friday, December 3 from 9PM – 12AM at the Livingston Student Center for Bingo and games with co-sponsor, Unplugged, Rutgers’ own board game club! Get there early as we only have 200 bingo boards and this is one of our most popular Late Knight events! Prizes will include gift cards, electronics, and more. End the semester with a fun game of bingo, board games, or join friends in the Rutgers Zone for free game play, on us. As always, Late Knight will offer snacks while supplies last. Bingo will start at 9:30PM. For more information, visit go.rutgers.edu/lateknight.