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Dedicated to serving
the needs of adult,
nontraditional students at
Rutgers—New Brunswick.

Full-time, part-time, anytime: We are here.

University College: Rutgers' hub for undergraduate adult/nontraditional students.

The University College (UC) was created to support adult and nontraditional students enrolled in undergraduate courses on the Rutgers, New Brunswick Campus.  UC is committed to helping students achieve their academic goals.  

UC is not a degree granting school but we help students complete their degree here at Rutgers, providing services such as academic advising, navigating the various services and balancing the demands of non-academic responsibilities. 

UC advocates for nontraditional students inside the larger Rutgers University community by recommending policies and programs to meet specific needs of nontraditional students.   

As the primary advocate for nontraditional students, UC:

  • responds to the needs of busy adults with jobs, families, and other personal responsibilities that may conflict with traditional college experiences.
  • provides nontraditional students direct access to the rich academic resources of Rutgers.
  • fosters a learning environment to promote excellence in undergraduate education.
  • offers support services at times that are convenient for nontraditional students.
  • delivers academic and administrative services  for the new direct admit degree programs for adult learners offered by  the School of Management and Labor Relations (SMLR) and the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning & Public Policy (EJB).

UC Newsletter

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UC publishes a newsletter during the spring and fall semesters. Along with being informative and providing important registration dates, the newsletter features students’ stories that share their successes and their challenges at school.  Why not share your story with us, email

September 2018
Newsletter Archive

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Hitash Patel, operates his own business while serving on the Philosophy Honors Society and participating in student government.

Did you Know?

Rutgers has over 2,500 students identified as adult/nontraditional on the New Brunswick campus.

There are 1,250 students identified as veterans or using veterans education benefits.

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