New Student Resources – Traditional BS in Nursing – Newark

Congratulations on your admission to the Rutgers School of Nursing Traditional 4-year Program! For onboarding information, please contact

Let’s Get Started

The Fall Semester begins on September 3, 2024
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Before beginning the Fall 2024 semester, follow the steps below:

Sign up for New Student Orientation (NSO).

  • The School of Nursing New Student Orientation session will be held on  June 14, 2024,  June 26, 2024, and July 19, 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 up for New Student Group Advising

  • New Student Group Advising will take place on the following dates:
    Newark Group Advising: June 7th, 21st, July 12th

Peer Mentor Group Sessions

  • Each incoming nursing student is provided with a peer group, which a Peer Mentor leads. An upper-level nursing student who can share their experiences at the School of Nursing and Rutgers University. Virtual meetings with peer mentors will take place from August 12th to 16th. You must sign up and participate in a peer mentor virtual group session.
  • Sign-ups open on June 1st.

Set up your accounts and email

  1. IMPORTANT: The following items are necessary to complete following section’s steps. Please see the Student Computing page if you need help accessing or using any of these.
  2. View the IT Orientation Presentation
  3. Net ID – Follow the steps in your MyRutgers Portal. 
  4. 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 can only complete this step after registering for classes.

    How to access School of Nursing email
    Go to
    Enter your School of Nursing Email
    Enter the password associated with your NetID
  5. 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 must have a personal computer or mobile device. Bring a wireless device (phone, iPad, laptop, etc.) to connect to Rutgers Systems (don’t forget your charger).
  2. Rutgers University ID (if you have not already completed this in your MyRutgers portal) –
    • All students are required to have an ID badge before the start of classes.
    • ** Please make sure to submit your photo before Orientation**
    • Printed ID cards will be provided at orientation.
  3. Academic Support and TutoringView 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 the information on this webpage
  6. Social Media – Make sure to follow us!
    Instagram: @ru_engagedson

Helpful Links

For additional information, please contact