Congratulations on your recent admission to the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Rutgers University–Camden! The information below will help you virtually navigate your way around Rutgers-Camden.

Graduate Orientation

The Graduate School will host new student orientation the week before fall classes begin. This is a mandatory event. Invitations will be emailed directly to all admitted students who have confirmed attendance this fall.  In addition, some programs may also host individual orientation events and your department will be in touch regarding these programs. 

Graduate Orientation is scheduled for Thursday, August 29th. The main portion of the event will run from 4:00pm to 8:00pm with optional sessions from 1:00pm to 4:00pm. Additional information to follow. 

Accepting Admission

In order to register for your course(s), you must formally accept admission to Rutgers University – Camden. You may formally accept your admission online.

Deferral of Admission

Admitted students who want their applications deferred for one semester or one year should contact their graduate program director to request a deferral.


Your RUID was emailed to you when you submitted your graduate application. You will need this code in order to register for classes. If you do not have this code or have lost or forgotten the code, you can obtain it here.

NetID and Student Email Setup

Your NetID, which is different than your RUID, will be the username and password you created to open your email account and to access all of the secure sites within Rutgers. To activate your NetID and set up your Rutgers student email account, visit Account Setup.

International Students

Admitted international students (F-1 or J-1 visa holders) should connect with our Office of International Students once admitted to discuss your next steps including information regarding visa application, submission of financial documentation, I-20, etc. Additional information may be found at

Registering for Classes

Once you have accepted your admission, you may select your (fall/spring) classes. The schedule of classes can be found here. To view detailed course descriptions, please browse our Graduate School Catalog.

Once you have made your course selections, you may use the Online Schedule of Classes or our Registration System to register. You will need your Rutgers Identification number (RUID) and PAC code to register.

Your PAC-Personal Access Code by default is your month and day of birth in MMDD format.

Sign up for your classes as soon as possible because classes can fill quickly. If you have any questions regarding holds, special permission registrations, and course selections, contact your graduate director.

Financial Aid

To be considered for financial assistance, you must file the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). The federal school code for Rutgers University is 002629.  You may apply at Visit the Financial Aid Website for details. 

Tuition Bill

You will receive an email notification from our Office of Financial Services at the time that term bills are due. The  email will contain further instructions on term bill payment.  You must be registered for classes to receive a term bill. If you have applied for financial aid, your aid will show on your tuition bill. If you are to receive any tuition remission from your employer, please ensure that you have your paperwork together to be submitted with your bill when it is due.

Rutgers ID Cards

The RUConnection ID card provides student access to libraries, computer labs, athletics and recreation center, RU Express funds, student discounts, campus buildings, and other facilities. ID Cards are available at the IMPACT booth located in the Campus Center lobby.


Our campus is home to Graduate Housing at 330 Cooper Street. To learn about on- and off-campus housing options, visit Housing and Residence Life