33 Livingston Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
The front of the Bloustein School building faces Livingston Avenue. As you enter the main doors of the building, the Bloustein School is on the left. Go through the double doors to access the elevators.
NOTE: The building’s front entrance is by electronic card key access. If you are visiting the school, please go to the push button on the left side of the building (past the windows which say “Florio Forum) to request access from our front desk staff. The Kirkpatrick Street entrance (back door) is electronic card key access ONLY and the building’s front desk attendant does not have the ability to remotely open the door. ALL GUESTS MUST ENTER VIA THE FRONT DOOR ON LIVINGSTON AVENUE.
If you are looking for a specific person/office in the building, for the convenience of our guests an electronic directory is available in the lobby, just past the front desk.
Please contact the Office of the Dean if you have questions about directions.
phone: (848) 932-5475
New Brunswick, New Jersey is one of the state’s most significant areas for education and health care. The city is home to Rutgers’ largest regional campus, including its historic Old Queen’s campus; Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Saint Peter’s University Hospital, and the Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey.
The Bloustein School is located in a thriving cultural area, just steps away from The State Theater and The New Brunswick Cultural Center (opened Fall 2019), home for the Crossroads Theatre and George Street Playhouse. Downtown New Brunswick offers something for every taste through a spicy menu of restaurants and entertainment venues.
Accessibility via Public Transit
The Bloustein School’s home, Civic Square, is within a five-minute walk of the city’s train station. The New Brunswick train station, which has NJ TRANSIT and Amtrak connections, is approximately one hour from New York City and Philadelphia. To reach the Bloustein School from the train station, cross Albany Street (Route 27) and turn left. Walk a block and a half to George Street. Turn right onto George Street and walk four blocks to Livingston Avenue. Turn right onto Livingston Avenue; the Bloustein School is at the corner of Livingston Avenue and New Street.
Parking in New Brunswick
The Bloustein School is located in downtown New Brunswick. Parking for guests is available throughout the city, by either parking curbside, metered, or in a municipal parking garage.
The Civic Square Deck (GPS address 3 Kirkpatrick Street), situated underneath the Bloustein School’s Civic Square Building, is not open to the public on weekdays between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Permits and access cards are required for entrance during these times.
The Civic Square Deck is owned and operated by the New Brunswick Parking Authority and Rutgers University/Bloustein School faculty and staff DO NOT have access to guest parking for this garage. All questions regarding parking, rates, fees, tickets, and more may be found on the New Brunswick Parking Authority website or by calling (732) 545-3118.
Available parking garages in the surrounding area can be found here. NBPAC, Morris Street, and New Street are all a short walk to the building. Permits can be purchased at the time of parking. The hourly rates for the garages may be found here with the exception of NBPAC parking, which is $3.50/hour. Parking payment is by credit card or ParkMobile app.
- The Morris Street Deck is located at the corner of New and George Streets (GPS address 70 New Street, New Brunswick, NJ)
- The New Street Deck is located on the corner of New Street and Joyce Kilmer Avenue (GPS address 134 New Street, New Brunswick, NJ).
- The NBPAC Deck is located on Bayard Street (GPS address 60 Bayard Street, New Brunswick, NJ)
After 5:00 p.m. and on weekends, the Civic Square Deck is open to the public for a flat rate of $20 per vehicle. In order to park at Civic Square during available public hours or any other New Brunswick parking garage, download the ParkMobile app.
There is also a municipal parking lot behind the building which can be accessed from Bayard Street (via George Street). Paid parking is available after normal business hours. However, you must walk to the front of the Civic Square Building on Livingston Avenue to gain entrance; access via the back door is by electronic card key access only. The building’s front desk attendant does not have the ability to remotely open the doors.
On-street metered parking is available on the Heldrich Hotel side of Livingston Avenue and on New Street. Minimal handicapped parking is available in front of the State Theatre New Jersey on Livingston Avenue. On-street parking is not permitted at non-metered spots; cars that park in non-metered spots may be ticketed and towed.
Visitors to campus may also purchase a Rutgers Visitor Parking pass here. A pass can also be issued to University departments to provide parking to visitors on a one-day basis only by clicking here and scrolling to the blue drop-down menu that reads “Rutgers New Brunswick Departmental One-Day Visitor.” As per the Rutgers IPO website: One-day permissions on College Ave campus are restricted to Lots 26,30 and College Ave Deck. Rutgers Parking will not issue guest parking access to the Civic Square Deck.
FOR RUTGERS FACULTY AND STAFF: If you are a new Bloustein School faculty, staff or instructor, or a part-time lecturer (PTL) who is actively teaching, you must purchase a Rutgers parking pass in order to park in the Civic Square Deck. Information about purchasing your parking pass should have been provided with your welcome packet.
Bloustein School graduate students who are attending evening classes in the Civic Square Building and wish to purchase parking for the lot (parking after 5pm only) should contact the Bloustein School Office of Student and Academic Services for instructions. A copy of your current class schedule is required.
NEW BRUNSWICK/LIVINGSTON AVENUE/NEW STREET CONSTRUCTION UPDATES
Please keep in mind that construction projects may have impacts on traffic patterns in and around the Bloustein School.
Patch–New Brunswick publishes city traffic advisories that may be of assistance to visitors.
Note: Directions below will take you to the Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ. Please use the addresses located above for the nearest municipal parking garages, or follow directions located on the New Brunswick Parking Authority website.
From the New Jersey Turnpike (north or south): Take Exit 9 to Route 18 North. Take the New Street exit. Stay straight through the lights at Neilson Street and George Street. The Bloustein School is on your right at the intersection of New Street and Livingston Avenue.
From Garden State Parkway South: Take Exit 129 to the New Jersey Turnpike South. Take Exit 9 for Route 18 North and follow the Turnpike directions above.
From Garden State Parkway North: Take Exit 105 to Route 18 North and follow the directions listed above.
From Route 1: Take Route 1 to the intersection of Route 18 and take the exit for Route 18 North. Follow the directions listed above.
From Route 287: Take Exit 10 to Easton Avenue (New Brunswick). Proceed on Easton Avenue for approximately 7 miles until it ends at Albany Street (at the New Brunswick train station). Turn left onto Albany Street; go a block and a half to George Street. Turn right at George Street and go four blocks to Livingston Avenue. Turn right onto Livingston Avenue; the Bloustein School will be on your right at the next intersection, the corner of Livingston Avenue and New Street.
CAMPUS BUS: Take the EE bus to SoCam Apartments. Walk to the corner of George and New Streets so the SoCam Apartments are on your left side. Walk straight up New Street toward the Standard Apartments (red and black building). The Bloustein School building will be across the street to the right (corner of New and Livingston Aves. It’s the only curved building.). Enter through the front door; the Bloustein School is to the left.
From the front entrance to the Florio Forum: Go left after entering through the front doors, and then turn right into the lobby for the Florio Forum.