Housing & Dining

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Learn about the cost of housing and dining.


Your time is valuable. Instead of wasting time sitting in traffic, traveling on a train, or waiting for a bus, you can be doing more important things—like having a total college experience. With over 2,000 students living on campus, you will find that there is a home here for you. Whether you are a first-year student, transfer, veteran, international student, or a visiting summer school student, we have housing options to suit your needs.

The Office of Housing & Residence Life provides an on-campus living environment that is secure and well-maintained. This environment also promotes personal growth, social development, the celebration of individual differences, and academic excellence.

On-campus housing offers the convenience of being steps away from your classes, while still having the comfortable amenities of home. You can live in furnished rooms in shared apartments with other students, and you can have 24-hour access to computer labs, study lounges, and a team of housing staff members to assist you with your needs.

You can choose from a number of housing options and get a sense of the rates for living in on campus housing. You can apply for housing online. The Office of Housing & Residence Life will email you your housing assignment once has your assignment has been made. You can also check on housing assignment via the housing website. Please use the same log in information that you used to apply for housing.  You are encouraged to keep up on information related to new student move-in day


Rutgers University-Newark provides a number of dining options for you.  Whether you are living on campus or commuting, you can take advantage of the various dining locations and meal plan options. Rutgers University-Newark has also partnered with a number of community restaurants and stores so that you can use your “raider dollars” off campus. 


Key Contacts

107 Woodward Hall
91 Bleeker StreetNewarkNJ07102

 Monday-Friday, 8:30-4:30 pm

Questions about Meal Plans, Raider Dollars and Adding Printing Funds