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Qualified Unemployed Workers Tuition Waiver

Rutgers University Newark is a participating institution of the New Jersey Unemployed Workers Tuition Waiver Program.  

Tuition waivers enable eligible unemployed persons to enroll, tuition free, in courses of instruction at public colleges and universities in New Jersey. These courses can only be attended if there are seats available; books, labs and other appropriate fees are the responsibility of the student.  To find out if you qualify, please visit: https://www.state.nj.us.

PLEASE REVIEW THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION CAREFULLY, as the Rutgers University Newark certification and registration process has been updated.  

Rutgers students are required under Policy 10.3.14 to be vaccinated against COVID-19 unless they have received an approved medical or religious exemption. Students must upload their vaccination documentation on the Rutgers Student Immunization portal prior to registration.

Current Students Click Here

Visiting Students Click Here

Certification & Registration Period

Certification Period Registration
 Session I: May 2 - May 20 May 31
 Session II: June 13 - July 1 July 11
 12-week Session: May 2 - May 20 May 31

View the full Rutgers University Tuition Waiver Policy for Qualified Unemployed Workers here

Rutgers University Policy

View the full Rutgers University Tuition Waiver Policy for Qualified Unemployed Workers here

Frequently Asked Questions

For some FAQs about Qualified Workers Tuition Waiver, click here.

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