New Students- Second Degree BS in Nursing

Congratulations on your admission to the Rutgers School of Nursing Second Degree BS in Nursing Program!  We look forward to meeting you at the mandatory New Student Orientation. 

New Brunswick- Paterson Street

Orientation Date: Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
110 Paterson Street, New Brunswick, NJ
Room 102

Prior to beginning the Fall semester:

  1. RSVP for Orientation
    Click here to RSVP
  2. Complete and send the Student Health Forms

    Student Health Services Forms
    (Select the packet "Second Degree New Brunswick (Updated April 26, 2017)")

    Student Health Services: Madeleine Napolitano
    Program Assistant, Student Health Services
    Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
    Department of Family Medicine and Community Health
    317 George Street
    New Brunswick, NJ 08901
    VM: 732-235-5160
    Fax: 732-235-7351
    (Questions about medical forms? Please email)
  3. Complete Clinical Clearance Forms
    Clinical Clearance procedures will be available beginning July 30th. More information will be provided at orientation. As the first step, please complete the background check and drug testing.
    - View Background Check procedures
    - View Drug Testing Information

  4. Order Uniforms
    View Order Form
  5. Order a Nurse Pack
    View Order Form

Helpful Links

Orientation questions, please e-mail Shakira Adams:

Getting to New Brunswick

Directions : Google Map

Public Transportation: NJ TRANSIT | Google Transit | SEPTA | Amtrak

The Paterson Street building does not have a parking lot.  There is available street parking (metered parking spaces), and several parking garages within close proximity to the building. If you would like to purchase a Rutgers University parking permit, please visit the parking website.  For information regarding the parking garages within the surrounding area of the Paterson Street building see this website. We are unable to recommend parking options.  Please plan ahead prior to attending orientation.

More things to know

Rutgers University ID
It is recommended that all students have an ID badge prior to the start of classes.  Two weeks prior to the start of the classes, student ID badges can be obtained at Records Hall (which has multiple locations across the New Brunswick campuses).  Please visit this website for more information. Any questions should be directed to 848-932-8041.

Course Registration
All incoming nursing students are "block registered" for courses by the Office of Enrollment Services. You will not self-register for courses.

The textbook list will be provided at Orientation.

Health Insurance
If you have comparable health insurance to the Rutgers sponsored plan, and do not wish to purchase insurance, you must complete a waiver that can be submitted online, or you will be automatically billed for coverage. View more information.

When signing up for health insurance, parking etc., it is important to remember that Rutgers School of Nursing is one of the eight schools of the Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences (RBHS). 

You will receive a NetID 5-7 business days after you have paid a tuition deposit.

Important: is the official e-mail account for the School of Nursing, not scarletmail. Please make sure that is your default email. Go to "Manage email addresses."  Select your "" as the default email. Access your email at

Deferral of Admission

For students wishing to defer or not attend the Rutgers School of Nursing:
*If you wish to defer your offer of admission to a future semester please complete the Deferral of Admission Form.
*If you decide to not attend the Rutgers School of Nursing, please notify the Admission’s Office by emailing:





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