Frequently Asked Questions
Students must get written instructor approval to register for a course after the registration period. Please fill out the Late Registration Form and have the instructor sign it. The form must be completed and returned to the Office of Summer & Winter Sessions within 3 business days of the instructor's approval.
For late fee waivers, add/drops, tuition refund, or W grades please visit our Application Portal to submit an appeal. If this is your first time using the portal, create an account. Once an account is created, several applications will become available. Choose Winter Session Appeal Form. Fill out all required information and provide a reason for your appeal. You may upload supporting documentation in the portal.
Winter Session is open to high school students completing 9th, 10th, or 11th grade by June 2017. Please create an account with the Office of Summer & Winter Sessions Application Portal. After you sign up, choose the High School Student Application from a list of available forms. Registration for Winter Session 2017 begins October 3. Please upload a copy of your high school transcript and/or a recommendation letter from a guidance counselor or faculty member to the application.
Currently enrolled students or visiting students can attend Winter Session. If you are a visiting student you must first submit the Registration Inquiry Form. Enrolled students can register via WebReg.
Once you have paid your bill please wait 24 hours and then visit https://netid.rutgers.edu/index.htm to create your Rutgers NetID. A NetID is your username, this allows access to University services such as Scarlet Mail, MyRutgers portal, Blackboard, etc. Your NetID is not the same as your RUID.
Yes, if you are a visiting student (non-Rutgers) you must first submit the Registration Inquiry Form, once it is processed you will receive registration instructions and information on how you may access WEBREG.
If you are a non-Rutgers visiting student an RUID will be emailed to you after your Registration Inquiry Form has been processed. To recover your RUID: Non-Rutgers students visit Rutgers ID Query and enter your Social Security number or NetID to obtain your RUID number. If you are a current Rutgers University student visit http://my.rutgers.edu and enter your NetID in order to obtain your RUID number.
You can log on to WEBREG to check your schedule.
▶ I am a student at another college, are there special arrangements I should make to attend in the winter?
If you are a matriculated student at another college or university, you must confirm course transferability with your home institution or university you intend to apply for prior to registration. Brief course descriptions are available on the Winter Session website. If more detailed course information is required by your home institution, please contact the appropriate Rutgers academic department. You can find department contact information at http://search.rutgers.edu/.
Please contact the Office of the Registrar or visit https://transcripts.rutgers.edu/transcripts/index.html
An ID card must be presented to gain access to the Golden Dome gym, library, and computer labs. Photo identification cards are available at the Photo I.D. Office.
Students are permitted to take up to 4 credits during the winter session. Non-RU students who seek permission to take more than 4 credits must submit a copy of their academic transcript for review to the Office of Summer & Winter Sessions. Rutgers University students wishing to take more than 4 credits during the winter must get permission from their academic dean to present to the Office of the Registrar.
Only non-Rutgers students may audit a course. The audit option must be selected at time of registration and standard tuition and fees apply. You will be expected to do all the course work, except the final exam, and will be assigned a grade of "S" or "U." The course and grade will appear on your transcript.
Drop: Students must officially cancel their registration prior to the start of Winter Session in order to obtain a full refund. Neither non-payment, nor non-attendance constitutes a drop and students are responsible for dropping from classes via WEBREG, https://sims.rutgers.edu/webreg/pacLogin.htm, or by submitting a Change of Course Form to the Office of the Registrar by the dates listed on the Rutgers University-Newark Winter Session Registration Calendar. Withdrawal: After the session begins, a withdrawal must be done in person in the Office of the Registrar. Please consult the Winter Session Registration Calendar for partial refund and final withdrawal period dates. It is the student's responsibility to check their account to be certain that courses are dropped or withdrawn from successfully. Students are ultimately responsible for officially dropping a course, cancelling registration, or withdrawing by the posted deadlines to avoid academic and/or financial consequences.
You are still responsible for all tuition and fees even if you do not attend the class. You must withdraw from any courses you do not wish to take by submitting a Change of Course Form or via WEBREG before the first day of the session to avoid any penalties. Once the session begins, withdrawals must be done in person in the Office of the Registrar and are subject to partial refunds and a W grade, for specifics please view the Winter Session Registration Calendar.
There is no change of course period in Winter Session. All drop/adds must be done prior to the start of class, Winter Session Registration Calendar. If WEBREG is unavailable when you are trying to make changes to your registration, please visit the Office of the Registrar in person to avoid any penalties.
You can contact the academic department offering the course for a copy of the syllabus or you can find a link to the syllabus below the course description on our site.
Once your instructor(s) has submitted your grade(s) to the Office of the Registrar you will be able to view your grade here.
Contact the Office of Housing & Residence Life for more information.
Yes, for information on parking permits, lot hours, and more visit Commuter Transit & Parking Services.
We have reserved parking, ramps, photoelectric doors, and special rest room facilities. For more information call, 973/353-5300, Office of Disability Services.
Campus emergency instructions, including what to do in case of a fire, evacuation plans, weather emergency notifications and more can be found here. You can also sign up to receive text message alerts in case of a campus emergency.
This website provides essential information. Students are responsible for keeping informed of current policies, procedures, and changes printed here and in the official notices that are announced or posted. Additional information on Rutgers University's policies, procedures, and programs may be found in the appropriate catalog.