Student Responsibilities & General Information

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All students (new, visiting, returning, or continuing students) are responsible for reviewing, understanding, and abiding by the University’s regulations, procedures, requirements, and deadlines as described in all official publications. These include, the Winter Session website, the appropriate academic catalog, and the University Code of Student Conduct, viewable here. It is the student’s responsibility to maintain a current address on record with the Office of the Registrar.

If you have questions regarding prerequisites or appropriate preparation for winter session courses, please consult with your academic advisor or dean of Rutgers University or your home institution. If you have questions or need additional information about a Rutgers course, you may contact the sponsoring academic department (use the search website for departmental contact information).

Theft or Loss of Property
The University is not responsible for damage to, or the loss by fire or theft of, private property in its buildings or parking lots. Students are advised to secure their own insurance.

Term Bills
Rutgers University no longer mails student term bills.  Students can access their term bills electronically at   Visit here for detailed information.

Computer Accounts
All Winter Session students are required to have access to Rutgers email and a Rutgers University NetID.  Visiting students may activate ScarletApps services and can activate their NetID here You may open a Rutgers University-Newark computing account by going to the following website

To create a NetID go to

Obtaining Your RUID
If you are a visiting student you must first submit the Registration Inquiry Form.  Within 3 business days after your form has been processed, you will receive an email with your RUID and registration instructions.

If you are a current Rutgers student visit My Rutgers, and enter your NetID in order to obtain your RUID number.

Rutgers University reserves the right to change, without notice, any statement in this catalog concerning, but not limited to, rules, policies, tuition, fees, programs, courses, and instructors. The University also reserves the rights to restrict registration in any course offered or to cancel courses announced on this website.