Obtaining an RUconnection card is optional. All Rutgers and visiting students, who have registered and paid for their summer term are eligible to acquire an ID card. A Rutgers ID is required for access to the computer labs, Golden Dome gym, Dana Library, and other facilities.
Students can visit the Photo ID Office, Blumenthal Hall 3rd floor to retrieve their ID card. There is no fee charged for the first issuance of the card. A replacement fee of $20 applied to lost, stolen, or intentionally damaged cards.
No appointment is necessary. Visiting students can be issued a card up to one week before classes begin. An individual must bring a valid government-issued photo ID.