Commuter, Transit and Parking

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Spring 2020 Housing, dining and parking refunds per COVID-19

Parking E-Permit

Students can register their vehicle under the Parking E-Permit System. Parking permissions are now being tracked based on license plates. Parking permission can be purchased online (credit or debit) or in person (cash, check, RU Express) at the Department of Transportation Services

Register a New Vehicle or License Plate 

Purchase Parking E-Permit

Annual Student Parking Permit Costs for the 2019-2020 Academic Year (2020-2021 rates coming soon!)

Fall and Spring registration for all E-Permit options expires on August 31

Premium Deck E-Permit                                         (Limited amount)

6:00am - 2:00am

  • Deck 1 
  • Deck 2
In the event that e-permits are sold out, log in to your parking account to sign up for the waitlist for any future availability.
Surface Lot                E-Permit

6:00am - 2:00am 

  • Eagle West lot 509B
  • New St. Lot
  • Norfolk Deck

4:00pm - 12:00am M-F + All day weekends 

  • Essex Lot 506
  • Eagle East Lot 509A
  • Deck 2
Housing Resident      E-Permit

24-hour parking

  • Deck 1 
  • Deck 2

Mass Transportation

We encourage the use of mass transit, especially since Rutgers University–Newark is only a few blocks from Newark Penn Station. You can also commute to campus via bus and light rail.

NJ Transit 25% Student Discount Pass

NJ Transit Online Resources
Train Schedule  Bus Schedule Light Rail Schedule Transit Alerts Mobile App

Visit myRUN commuter page for more information


Key Contacts

Blumenthal HallRoom 105
249 University AvenueNewarkNJ07102-1808

Bus Info 848.932.7817
Fax Line 973.353.5873
Rutgers Newark office 973.353.1839
RBHS Newark office 973.972.5489
Rutgers New Brunswick office 848.932.7744

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