New Student Resources – Traditional BS in Nursing – New Brunswick

Congratulations on your admission to the Rutgers School of Nursing Traditional 4-year Program!

Please contact for onboarding information.

Let’s Get Started

Prior to beginning the Fall 2024 semester, follow the steps below:

  1. Sign up for New Student Orientation (NSO). The School of Nursing New Student Orientation Priority Session is scheduled for July 10th – July 11th, 2024.
    Sign up through your My Rutgers Portal. You must sign up for this specific session. If you cannot attend this session due to significant circumstances you must email for more information.
    • Sign-ups open on April 12th.
  2. Sign up for New Student Group Advising
    New Student Group Advising will take place on the following dates:
    June 26th, 27th, 28th
    • Sign-up link is available on the advising webpage
  3. Peer Mentor Group Sessions: Each incoming nursing student is provided with a peer group which is led by a Peer Mentor. An upper-level nursing student who can share their experiences at the School of Nursing and Rutgers University. Required virtual meeting with Peer Mentors will take place August 12th – 16th it is mandatory that you sign up and participate in a Peer Mentor Virtual Group session.

    Sign ups open on June 1st.

Set up your accounts and email

IMPORTANT: The following items are necessary in order to complete the steps in the next section. If you have trouble accessing or using any of these, please see the Student Computing page.

View the IT Orientation Presentation

  1. Net ID – Follow steps in your MyRutgers Portal. 
  2. School Email – 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

    You will not be able to complete this step until after you have registered for classes.

    How to access School of Nursing email: Go to
    Enter your School of Nursing Email
    Enter the password associated with your NetID
  3. MyRutgers Student Portal – Students manage their student accounts
    and access many of the school services through their student portal.
    We call it “myRutgers”, located at

Access campus services

  1. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) – Each student is required to have their own personal computer or mobile device. Bring a wireless device (phone, iPad, laptop, etc.) to make sure you can connect to the Rutgers Systems (don’t forget your charger).
  2. Rutgers University ID (if you have not already completed this in your MyRutgers portal)
    It is required that all students have an ID badge prior to the start of classes.
    ** Please make sure to submit your photo prior to Orientation** 
    Printed ID cards will be provided at orientation.
  3. Academic Support and Tutoring – View the OAS orientation presentation
  4. Parking – For information on campus parking please view the parking website
    Students cannot complete the parking process/request a permit, until they are registered for Fall 2024 classes.
  5. Financial Services – learn about financial aid, student accounting and other financial resources. You can find all information on this webpage 
  6. Social Media – Make sure to follow us!
    Instagram: @ru_engagedson

Helpful Links


For additional information, please contact