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COVID 19 vaccination information for Spring, Summer & Fall 2023

Rutgers University-Newark is excited to welcome new students for Fall 2022! We look forward to seeing you for our in-person Student Orientation, Advisement, and Registration Day (SOAR) program.

Spring 2023 Placement Testing: New students can sign up for placement testing via the Enrollment Pathway Students will complete placement testing online before participating in the in-person SOAR program.

Please continue to sign up for Placement Test dates and/or SOAR dates through the myRutgers portal and clicking on the "My Enrollment" widget and clicking on the bottom of the widget to obtain access to the Enrollment Pathway. In the meantime, if you have any questions, email us at

COVID 19 Policy

Per university communication on January 4, 2022, all students admitted and registered for Winter 2023 and Spring 2023 are required under Policy 10.3.14 to be up-to-date on their vaccination series against COVID-19 unless they have received a medical or religious exemption approved in writing by Rutgers’ Waiver Review Committee or are exempt from the Policy for any of the other reasons listed in the Policy.

  •  Students are required to be up-to-date with their COVID 19 vaccination(s) and booster series. Students become eligible for a booster five (5) months after the last mRNA vaccine or two (2) months after a J&J vaccine. Students should upload proof of COVID 19 vaccination/boosteres via the Rutgers' Student Immunization portal, no later than 7 calendar days after they have submitted their enrollment deposit.
  • Students accepted for Winter 2023 & Spring 2023, who wish to request a medical or religious exemption must submit their request, via Rutgers' Student Immunization portal, no later than 7 calendar days after they have submitted their enrollment deposit.
  • Students can find information on process for uploading proof of vaccination/booster or uploading their exemption request at the myRUN COVID 19 Vaccination & Boosters site.
  • Additional information regarding the vaccination requirement can be found on the university’s COVID-19 Vaccine webpage. All students are encouraged to regularly review the information on the university’s COVID-19 Vaccine webpage
  • Students (new and returning) who are not compliant with the University Policy 10.3.14 will not be permitted to register for Winter 2023 & Spring 2023 courses.

 We look forward to welcoming you to Rutgers-Newark this fall!

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