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Student Centers - Hours of Operation

The Busch, College Ave, Cook, Douglass, and Livingston Student Centers will be open 10:00am-12:00am on Saturday, December 17th and Sunday, December 18th. The Student Activities Center will be CLOSED both days.

The Busch, College Ave, Cook, Douglass, and Livingston Student Centers will be open 8:00am-7:00pm on Friday, December 23.

Normal operating hours:

Busch, College Ave, Cook, Douglass, and Livingston Student Centers
Monday – Friday: 8am-12am
Saturday – Sunday: 11am-12am

Student Activities Center
Monday – Friday: 9am-5pm
Saturday – Sunday: CLOSED

For additional information, including food vendor hours, please click here.

Effective Monday, April 4, 2022, use of face coverings in offices, conference rooms, research labs, housing, and public spaces in buildings will be optional. Please refer to the Universitywide COVID-19 Information website for additional details.

Navigating all the opportunities Rutgers has can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be! The Engagement Hub is here for YOU. The Engagement Hub will serve as a resource for students looking to get involved on campus. Make an appointment with our Engagement Ambassadors, knowledgeable undergraduate student consultants, today!

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.

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Featured Events

RCSA Ready to Relax

RCSA Ready to Relax

Livingston Campus
Wednesday, November 30
Livingston Student Center

Commuters, Rutgers Commuter Student Association wants to help you unwind! Stop by their Ready to Relax event on Wednesday, November 30 for a free massage. Starting at 4pm, mingle with other commuter students over paintings, light snacks, and some fun mocktails!  RSVP on and check out @RUCommuter to stay up-to-date on all events for commuting students.

RUPA Presents: Comedy Knight with Jaboukie Young-White

Livingston Campus
Thursday, December 1
Livingston Student Center

Get ready for a night of stand-up you won’t forget! RUPA is beyond excited to bring comedian Jaboukie Young-White to our campus! Jaboukie is a comedian, writer, and filmmaker from Chicago who was a correspondent on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah. The show is at Livingston Hall on December 1, doors open at 8:00 PM, and the show starts at 9:00. Tickets are free, no registration needed! Visit @ruparutgers for more information.

Late Knight Holiday Bingo

Late Knight: Holiday Bingo

College Ave Campus
Friday, December 2
College Ave Student Center

It’s time for Holiday Bingo! Join us in the College Avenue Student Center MPR for our last Late Knight of the semester. Check-in starts at 9pm with Bingo starting at 9:30pm. Bingo Boards are available on a first-come, first-served basis (only 200 are available). The food bar will be a late-night breakfast.

Rutgers Esports Center

Esports Club: Fireside Open

Busch Campus
Sunday, December 4
Busch Student Center

Enjoy the day packed with competitive collegiate gaming, giveaways, and PC free play at the Esports Center! Admission is FREE and no reservation is required. Guests of all ages are welcome! Join the discord for more information.

RCSA Sunnyside Start Up

Livingston Campus
Monday, December 5
Livingston Student Center

Join RCSA at the Livingston Hall in the Livingston Student Center on Monday, December 5 from 11:30am-1:30pm for a free brunch. Meet department administrators and learn about the programs and services available to you! Visit getINVOLVED for more information.

RUPA Winter Wishes Wrapping

Douglass Campus
Monday, December 5
Douglass Student Center

The Winter Wishes Gift Wrapping Party will be held December 5 in the Douglass Student Center, Trayes Hall from 8:00PM-10:00PM. Volunteers are invited to pack, wrap, and decorate donated gifts as well as create cards for the children. Volunteers will be accepted at the event on a first-come, first-serve basis until we reach capacity. Visit @ruparutgers for more information.

First-Year Fellowship Application Deadline

Wednesday, December 7

First-year and transfer students: If you’re looking to develop and apply your leadership skills, receive mentorship, get involved, AND earn credits while doing so, you belong in our First-Year Fellowship! Apply by December 7 at to secure your spot.

Comfort Zone

Comfort Zone

Livingston Campus
Friday, December 9
Livingston Student Center

There’s no better way to de-stress during finals season than surrounding yourself with things that bring you comfort and relaxation. Come relax with us and the Rutgers University Dance Marathon at our Comfort Zone event on Friday, December 9 from 4pm-7pm at the Livingston Student Center. Unwind with comfort foods, fun crafts, surprise giveaways, and puppy playtime!