We're eager to help prospective students, their parents, and visitors discover all that Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, has to offer. So we're delighted to welcome you to our Visitor Center, your gateway to Rutgers and an official New Jersey Visitor Information Center. The center is the starting point for tours of the Rutgers University–New Brunswick and a place to interact with exhibits that illustrate the university’s unique history and the many contributions Rutgers faculty, students, and alumni have made to New Jersey, the United States, and the world.
When We’re Open
- Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. (except major holidays)
- Select weekends when tours are conducted
- The Visitor Center will not be open the following dates in 2017-2018:
- Friday, September 1
- Wednesday, November 22
- Friday, December 22
- Friday, May 25
- Tuesday, July 3
- Limited Staffing will be available due to staff training:
- Monday, September 18
- Wednesday, September 20
- Tuesday, September 26
How to Get Here
- Parking lot 48 (across from the Visitor Center, can be accessed from Sutphen Road)
- Rutgers Visitor Guide
How to Contact Us
- Campus Information 732-445-INFO (4636)
- Visitor Center 732-445-1000
- Email the Visitor Center
New Jersey Travel Information
We’re sorry, but only service animals may enter the Visitor Center. Pets are not permitted.
The Visitor Center is a 12,000-square-foot facility located on Sutphen Road, near High Point Solutions Stadium on the Busch Campus in Piscataway. Here, Rutgers’ history is etched in the walls: exhibits include a timeline of events from the founding of Queen’s College in 1766 through the birth of intercollegiate American football to the present day. Pick up brochures, view video presentations, and ask our friendly staff about
- applying to Rutgers
- Rutgers academic programs
- Rutgers campus life
- bus and walking tours
- directions to campus locations
- things to do and see in New Jersey
The campus tour was just what a parent needed to feel OK about sending an only child off to college. The tour guide was excellent. I would feel great sending my daughter here.
Tell us what interests you—anything from American studies to zoology, learning communities to community service, and the marching band to premedical society—and we’ll provide a customized information packet for you to download, print, and share.
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