Virtual Sessions for FALL Undergraduate Student Orientation

Welcome from the School (recorded videos)

Dean Piyushimita “Vonu” Thakuriah, Associate Deans and administration provide words of welcome to the incoming Bloustein Class of 2020.

Dean Thakuriah
Dean Vonu Thakuriah
Dorothea Berkhout Welcome
Dorothea Berkhout, PhD
Associate Dean

Live Session (Eastern Standard Time)

New Student Information Session

Overview of student support services, advising, registration, policies and procedures, and major breakouts.
AUGUST 26 – 10:45am – 1:00pm
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Professor Marc Weiner, Executive Director for Undergraduate Programs
Steve Weston, Assistant Dean for Student and Academic Services
Christina Torian, Associate Director for Undergraduate Student Services
Christina Ragone, Coordinator of Undergraduate Student Services
Natashia Huff, Coordinator of Undergraduate Student Services
Alicia Nesser, Coordinator of Undergraduate Student Services
Individual Advising Sessions (Optional – sign-up required)

Major Breakout Sessions:

Health Administration – Professor Michael McDonough
Planning & Public Policy – Professor Alan Cander
Public Health – Professor Amy Abruzzi
Public Policy – Professor Andrea Hetling
Urban Planning & Design – Professor Juan Ayala


Recorded Orientation Sessions

Undergraduate Internships

Provides incoming students with an overview of our undergraduate internship program.
Watch Video

Bloustein Honors Research Program (BHRP)

Provides incoming students with an overview the Bloustein School’s capstone honors program.
Watch Video

Orientation to Student Organizations

Provides incoming students with an overview of all Bloustein School and Rutgers student organizations, leadership and honor societies.

EJB | D E S I G N S
Video | Website

Future Healthcare Administrators
Video | Website

Bloustein Public Service Association (BPSA)
Video | Website


Additional Resources

Introduction to Library Services at Rutgers

Introduction and meet Rutgers Library staff that supports Bloustein School students, learn what is available to you online through library services portal
Watch Video | View Slides

Orientation to RU Global for International Students

Program that provides introduction to RU Global staff, supporting Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT) and all visa/status documents and issues for international student support.
Link TBD