A full-time academic load in Winter Session is a single course. Rutgers first-year students for whom Fall 2023 is their first term of enrollment are not eligible to enroll in Winter Session.

Student activities are free for students registered for Winter Session courses. Activity listings and registration information can be found on the Winter Session activity calendar.

Yes, both the student centers and the libraries are open during Winter Session on special schedules.  Visit the student affairs website for more information about student center hours and the library's website to view winter hours of operation, search the library catalog, or find items placed on reserve.

High school students are not permitted to register for Winter Session courses.

If you plan to park on campus this winter, you must purchase a parking permit. Visit the Parking and Transportation office for more information.

The total cost for Winter Session courses is based on credit amount, offering school, and residency status. A full listing of tuition and fees can be found on the Tuition, Fees, and Payment page

After registering for classes, students are required to complete the RUHere confirmation of attendance process. Students will need to log in to their myRutgers portal. Upon login, students will be prompted to confirm their attendance. Students who do not complete this process will be dropped from their registered courses. Visiting students must activate their NetIDs prior to completing this process.

Please refer to the University Schedule of Classes sample graphic below to locate the school, subject, course, section, and index numbers. Undergraduate courses have a course number of 001 - 499. Graduate courses have a course number of 500 - 800.

Course grades can be viewed online in the myRutgers portal

Syllabuses may be requested from course offering departments. Contact information for Academic Departments can be found at search.rutgers.edu

Visiting Students are not required to provide any documentation from their home institution. Visiting students are responsible for determining that they completed the necessary prerequisites before registering. Prerequisites are listed on the Online Schedule of Classes.

It varies but most online courses are 100% online. Please check the Schedule of Classes for specific information and requirements. 

Please check with the Office of Financial Aid for any questions regarding aid.

To establish your Rutgers email address and gain access to many of the electronic services available to winter session students, you must activate your NetID.

Your PAC is a 4-digit code made up by the month and day of your birthday (e.g. August 31 = 0831).

Visit the official university book store to order required textbooks for your winter courses.

It may take up to 3 business days for you to receive your RUID. If you have not received your RUD within 3 business days, please email wsru@docs.rutgers.edu

Students must have an established GPA of 2.0 or higher to register. Rutgers first year and transfer students who enrolled in the fall are not eligible to register for Winter Session.

Visit the Rutgers University—New Brunswick Operating Status page to find information regarding emergencies, class cancellations, office closings, and more.

Visit the Rutgers Policy Library for the grading policy 10.2.2.

Final exams typically take place on the last day of class for Winter Session. However, you should check with the instructor/course syllabus to obtain the final exam schedule.

Please visit the Business Services website to obtain a student ID card.

A full-time academic load in Winter Session is a single course. Rutgers first-year students for whom Fall 2023 is their first term of enrollment are not eligible to enroll in Winter Session.