Frequently Asked Questions | Rutgers University

Summer Session is open to all including current RU students, visiting students, high school students, alumni, and lifelong learners. 

After registering for classes, students are required to complete the RUHere confirmation of attendance process.  Students who do not complete this process will be dropped from their registered course(s).  For more information regarding the RUHere process, visit

The summer session student fee is charged to all summer session students to support student enhancement programs, services, and facilities, that complement and support the academic experience, such as the library, writing centers and labs, health services, recreation centers, student centers, student events and concerts, and campus buses, among others.

An RUID number is an identifier for all Rutgers University students.  It is a nine-digit number using "00" in the 4th and 5th number positions, except for Rutgers Biomedical Health & Sciences (RBHS) students, whose numbers begin with the letter A.  If you do not know your RUID, both Visiting and current students can view detailed look-up instructions and information here.  If you require additional assistance you may contact the Office of the Registrar at 973-353-1357 or submit your question here.    

Students can access their term bill and student account online at, by logging in with their NetID or RUID and password. Please reference the Registration calendar for payment deadlines.  

Before registering, it is the responsibility of the student to confirm the transferability of the specific Rutgers University credits with the appropriate official of their home college or university, or to the college or university for which they intend to apply.  Rutgers University is not responsible for the number or nature of credit(s) allowed by another institution for any courses taken during the Summer Session. Brief course descriptions are available on the Summer Session website.  If more detailed course information is required by your home institution, please contact the appropriate Rutgers academic department. You can find department contact information at

Official and unofficial transcripts are available through the Office of the Registrar, to request a transcript click here.  If you require additional assistance you may contact the Office of the Registrar at 973-353-1357 or submit your question here.  

All Summer Session students are required to have access to Rutgers e-mail and a Rutgers University NetID.   To activate your NetID go to: To activate your ScarletApps Service (Google Apps for Education) go to:  

Only visiting (non-Rutgers) students may audit a course. You will be expected to do all the course work, except the final exam, and will be assigned a grade of "S" or "U."  The course and grade will appear on your transcript.  Students opting for audit registration must do so at the time of registration and pay the regular tuition and fees.

Yes. There is a change of course period at the start of each session where you may change courses within the same session. Please see the Summer Session Calendar for specific dates.   

Students have the option to drop or withdraw from a course(s) they no longer wish to attend.  You may be entitled to a full, partial, or no refund based on the date that you change your registration in WebReg.  Please visit our Session Deadlines page to review our course cancellation and withdrawal periods.  To view complete refund information click here.  It is the student's responsibility to verify that their financial account and registration schedule have been successfully updated after dropping or withdrawing. 

All students enrolled in Summer Session may use the Rutgers University-Newark swimming pool, tennis, racquetball, basketball courts, outdoor track, and the fitness center. For more information regarding hours and access, contact the Golden Dome Athletic Center.

You may find out your grades for a given semester or session within 48 hours at the end of the exam period. Go to the Student Unofficial Transcript and Grades site, and log in with a valid NetID and password. If your grades are not available online within 48 hours, check with your instructor.  Please visit the myRUN website for detailed information grade information.

If you plan to park on campus this summer, you must purchase a parking permit. Visit the Parking and Transportation office for more information.  Students may only park in lots designated for students:

Students looking to receive accommodations to address disability barriers at Rutgers University Newark may visit the Office of Disability Services.  

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