Current Students


Students in Bloustein School Majors

  • Rutgers-New Brunswick students who have declared one of the Bloustein School majors while remaining in their primary unit (SAS, SEBS, SMLR, SOE, etc.)
  • These students are required to complete the core curriculum of their primary unit AND the Bloustein major requirements. SAS students may declare a Bloustein major/minor combination. Students in other schools will need approval from their primary unit to do so.
  • These students should consult their dean’s office regarding their school’s degree requirements.

  • A student that is admitted directly to the Bloustein School either by transferring from an outside school, completing a school-to-school transfer from within Rutgers, or re-enrolling to the school.
  • The Bloustein School is the student’s primary unit and follows the school’s academic policies and procedures.
  • The Bloustein School does not require completion of a minor or second major for Direct Admit students.
  • If interested, Direct Admit students may declare a combination of Bloustein School programs (two majors or major/minor).
  • For Direct Admit students, your undergraduate degree includes:
    • Completion of the Bloustein School General Education Requirements
    • Completion of a Bloustein School major program
    • A minimum 30 credits completed at Rutgers, at least 12 credits completed in the Bloustein School
    • Completion of a minimum of 120 degree credits
    • Meet the minimum 2.000 cumulative grade-point average

Advising

  • The undergraduate student counselors mainly meet with students by appointment. You can schedule an appointment by emailing your assigned student counselor with your name, RUID, your available days and times, and your item(s) of inquiry or concern. All appointments will be virtual during the Fall 2020 semester, via WebEx or Zoom.

  • Virtual walk-in hours will be held during the add/drop period, Tuesday, September 1st through Monday, September 14th. Contact your assigned student counselor for their walk-in hours and Webex link. Appointments are necessary outside of these hours.
      • Please note:
        • These sessions will be limited to 15 minutes.
        • Students will be seen on a first-come, first-served basis.
        • Students may experience a wait time in the “lobby”.
        • No appointment will be needed during these specific times only.

  • For quick and general questions, please utilize our virtual chat feature on the Bloustein website – https://bloustein.rutgers.edu/undergraduate/.
  • Undergraduate student counselors are available Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 10:00am-12:00pm and 2:00pm-4:00pm for LiveChat.

Academic Calendars

Important Fall 2020 Dates:

Tuesday, September 1st – First Day of Class for Fall 2020 Semester!; First Day of the Add/Drop period

Saturday, September 5th – Saturday Classes Begin

Monday, September 7th – Labor Day, University Closed

Tuesday, September 8th – Change of Designation Day – Monday Classes

Friday, September 11th – Last Day to Add Courses

Monday, September 14th – Last Day to Drop without a “W” grade; Last Day to Withdraw from all courses with 100% Refund

Monday, October 5th – Registration for Winter Session 2021 Begins

Wednesday, November 25th – Change of Designation Day – Friday Classes

Thursday, November 26th – Sunday, November 29th – Thanksgiving Recess

Monday, November 30th – Last Day to Drop with a “W”; Last Day to Withdraw from school

Registration

  • Webreg – Course registration system – https://sims.rutgers.edu/webreg
  • Course Schedule Planner – Utilize CSP to plan your schedule for available semesters – https://sims.rutgers.edu/csp ​
  • Online Schedule of Classes – Students can view course offeringshttps://sis.rutgers.edu/soc/#home
  • Degree Navigator – We encourage you to utilize Degree Navigator to determine your outstanding degree requirements – https://nbdn.rutgers.edu/
    • If you believe there is an error in the system regarding your requirements, please contact the department that handles those requirements (i.e. a SEBS student will contact SEBS regarding their Core Curriculum).
  • Things to keep in mind when adding and dropping classes:
    • Review your WebReg schedule when you finish dropping courses to be certain your schedule is correct.
    • Confirm whether your course is synchronous or asynchronous.
    • It is the personal responsibility of all students to confirm that they are appropriately registered. So, be sure to confirm the accuracy of your schedule.
    • Check your registration to be certain that withdrawal attempts are successful.
  • Registration Holds
    • Registration blocks or holds prevent students from registering for courses.
    • Students are notified when a registration block or hold is applied and the reason for the hold. Students must resolve the issue causing the hold on their account prior to the hold or block being removed.​
    • Be sure to check to see if you have any holds on your account prior to your registration window to avoid delays in your ability to register.

  • Please review the Bloustein SPN page, which has pertinent information regarding the SPN system, including when you can submit your requests and when you will receive a response to your request – https://bloustein.rutgers.edu/courses/special-permission-numbers/
  • Check the course’s notes section to see if it requires an SPN.
  • Faculty members do not issue or grant SPNs. All requests must go through the advising office.

  • This sequence of courses is required for students in the Public Health, Health Administration, & Public Policy majors.
  • Research Methods (10:775:395) is a pre- or co-requisite to Leadership Seminar (10:775:450). Both of these are pre-requisites to Professional Practice Internship (10:775:499).
  • Students need a minimum of 85 credits to enroll in Leadership Seminar and a minimum of 100 credits to enroll in Professional Practice Internship. The credit limit for the Internship does not apply to students in the Public Policy major.
  • Students must request an SPN to register for Research Methods, Leadership Seminar, and Professional Practice Internship.
      • Students scheduled to graduate this academic year – If you still need to enroll in one of these courses to remain on track for graduation, contact your assigned advisor as soon as possible.

Summer and Winter Sessions are hosted by the Office of Continuing Studies. Interested students should visit the respective websites to about important dates, tuition, fees and payment, as well as student resources.

Summer Session:

  • Usually begins in late May to mid- August with 3 different sessions
  • Registrations usually begins in early February.
  • WebReg is available for registration from 6:30 am – 11:59 pm, Monday through Friday and 6:30 am – 6:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday.
  • Summer 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.
  • The maximum amount of credits a student may enroll in during Summer Session varies based on the school of affiliation. For the Bloustein School (code 10), SAS (code 01), and SEBS (code 11) the maximum is 12 credits. Students should always consult with their advisor before scheduling courses.

Visit here for more information about Summer Session.

Winter Session:

  • Begins December 22, 2020 and ends January 15, 2021
  • Registration begins Monday, October 5, 2020.
  • Last day to register and pay without a late fee is Monday, December 7, 2020.
  • WebReg is available for registration from 6:30 am – 11:59 pm, Monday through Friday and 6:30 am – 6:30 pm, Saturday and Sunday.
  • 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.
  • A full-time academic load in Winter Session is a single course; or no more than 3 credits for non-overlapping courses.

Visit here for more information about Winter Session.

Additional Information