I am a student at another college. Are there special arrangements I should make to attend in the winter?Expand

You must complete the necessary prerequisites and are responsible for determining that you have done so before registering. Please talk with your academic advisor or dean to assure that you have the appropriate preparation, referencing the prerequisites listed on the Schedule of Classes.


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I am a visiting student who has just filled out the Registration Inquiry Form. How long after I've filled it out should I expect to receive my RUID?Expand

It will take up to 3 business days for you to receive your RUID. If you have not heard from us after the 3rd business day, please give our office a call.


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May I take a winter course if I am a first year student?Expand

Winter Session is not recommended for Rutgers first-year students or students with less than a 2.0 GPA. Such individuals must secure approval from their academic advisor or dean and present it in writing to the registrar.


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How will I know if class is canceled due to inclement weather?Expand

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


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Is there on-campus housing available for Winter Session?Expand

Yes. Email the housing office at oncampus@rutgers.edu to make special arrangements. Students will be charged a "per night" fee.


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Am I allowed to take more than one course during Winter Session?Expand

A full-time academic load in Winter Session is a single course.  Individuals who want to take more than one course in Winter Session must secure approval from their academic advisor or dean and present it in writing to the registrar.  School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) students may only seek approval if dates are non-overlapping, and the total number of academic credits for the two courses is three or fewer. 


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Are activities free for students?Expand

The winter session student fee is charged to all winter session students in order to support student enhancement programs, services, and facilities, which complement and support the academic experience, such as library, writing centers and labs, health services, recreation centers, student centers, student events and concerts, and campus buses, among others. View the activity calendar.


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Are student centers and libraries still open during Winter Session?Expand

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.


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Are there additional costs for study abroad courses aside from tuition?Expand

In addition to the tuition, there are costs for items such as, but not limited to, airfare, meals, personal expenses and local transportation.  


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Can high school students register for Winter Session?Expand

Winter Session is not recommended for high school or younger students, due to the session's intensive format and course schedule conflicts with high school classes. However, in very exceptional circumstances, a gifted student who is being home-schooled may be considered for Winter Session. Contact us for information.


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Do I need to purchase a parking permit?Expand

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


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How do I calculate the tuition for Winter Session?Expand

Tuition for the Winter Session depends on the number of credits, the offering school, and your residency status.  All students are also required to pay a student fee.  Visit Getting Started section on for tuition and fees information. 


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How do I confirm my registration?Expand

Log into the WebReg using your RUID and Personal Access Code (PAC) to confirm your registration. Your RUID is the 9-digit number you used to register and your PAC is the month and day of your birthday (e.g. August 31 = 0831).


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How do I find the prerequisites for a course? Expand

In the Schedule of Classes, click on "Prereqs" for an expanded list of courses that are prerequisites.


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How do I know what the school, subject, course, section, and index numbers are?Expand

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.

Sample Course Code

How do I obtain my Winter Session grades?Expand

Obtain winter grades and records at the New Brunswick Office of the Registrar.


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How do I obtain the course syllabus?Expand

To obtain a syllabus for a course, you can click the "Synopsis" link on the Schedule of Classes or you can contact the department. 


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How do I register for the New Brunswick Winter Session?Expand

Registration is simple, however the process will vary depending on your current status. Visit our registration section for more information.


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How do I view and pay my term bill?Expand

Log into the Student Accounting System to view and pay your term bill online. 


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How much does it cost to attend the Winter Session?Expand

Tuition for the Winter Session depends on the number of credits, the offering school, and your residency status. All students are also required to pay a student fee. Visit our tuition and fees page for more information.


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