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Congratulations! We are delighted both you and your student have become members of the Rutgers University-Newark Raider family! You have worked hard to help clear your student's path to college. We understand that the path to graduation can be challenging for students and their families, and we want to collaborate with you to ensure your student's success. To assist you in understanding information that impacts their success, we have created this family page, which covers topics ranging from finances to parking. To the left, you will find a naviagtion bar that will help guide you through our numerous online resources. Below you also find additional resources that you may need.

We look forward to working with your student and we are excited to build a relationship with you, too. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact the myRUN Call Center at 973-353-1766 ext. 1, or email us.

Fall 2020 Weeks of Welcome Events

Raider Family Program

Raider Talks Virtual Summer Series

Raider Talks is a series of virtual panel sessions for parents and families as part of our Raider Family Programs. Each session will have a specific theme or topic that highlights a university resource, initiative or opportunity. Live virtual sessions will be hosted in July and August and posted on the RU-N Student Affairs Youtube page after each session date. 

  • Topics will include enrollment services and experience, campus experience and health and wellness. Family members will have the opportunity to submit questions in advance to be answered during the session.
  • To register for a session go to: http://tinyurl.com/SummerRaiderTalks
  • Any questions about Raider Family Programs can be sent to family@newark.rutgers.edu 

Parent & Family Welcome Video 2020 - Message from Dr. Corlisse Thomas, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs

Below please find information about the sessions as they have all taken place.​
Session Topics + Particpating Offices Session Date Powerpoint Presentation YouTube Link
Session 1: Enrollment Services & Experience (included the myRUN One Stop - Offices of Financial Aid, Student Accounting, Cashiering and RU ID Card Services and the Registrar)  July 24, 2020 PDF Video
Session 2: Health & Wellness (included the Counseling Center, Health Services, Student Health Insurance & Disability Services) July 31, 2020 PDF Video
Session 3: Camus Life 101 (included Community Standards, Student Life & Leadership, the Intercultural Resource Center, RUPD, Career Development Center and Rutgers Dining) Aug 14, 2020 PDF Video

Important dates 

Visit the "Important Dates" page on myRUN where you can keep up with when students can add/drop/withdraw from classes, exam schedule, campus closures, holidays and more.

View Important Dates

Key Contacts

myRUN Contact Center

(973) 353-1766 ext. 1
Blumenthal Hall3rd Floor
249 University Avenue Newark NJ07102

Contact Center operates Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4:30pm

Please include your RUID#, your Net ID (if activated) and full name in the email and/or voicemail.

Call us: 973-353-1766 (press 1)

Text us: 973-556-7779

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