Counseling Center – (Undergraduate Students Only)
Virtual, confidential therapy including psychological, psychiatric, and alcohol/drug support
Student Wellness Program (PhD Students Only – Free Counseling Services)
- View Student Wellness Website
- Contact: (973) 972-5429 or (800) 327-3678 (Emergencies or After Hours)
Another resource – healhealthcareworkers.com – telehealth crisis counseling, virtual support groups, and wellness webinars for all NJ healthcare workers and their families
Additional Counseling/Support Services
- WeChat Text Helpline
An anonymous and confidential text-based helpline run by students. Any student struggling or in need of support/resources can text 973-339-0734 to be connected to a Peer Advocate.
- SANVELLO Digital Support
If students need help but are not ready to connect to a counselor, check out Sanvello! This self-help platform helps with emotional well-being, anytime!
It’s FREE & Confidential so access your premium content at my.rutgers.edu and click “Sanvello: Wellness @ RUN.”
- Crisis Resources
The following resources are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week:
- Counseling Center: 973-353-5805
- NJ Suicide Prevention Hopeline: 855-654-6735
- National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 800-273-8255
- Crisis Text Line: Text HELLO to 741741; if you would like to speak directly with a counselor of color you can text STEVE to 741741
- RUPD: To reach RUPD while on campus, dial 9-1-1
- Residence Life: A staff member will work with the appropriate university units to assist you
If there is an emergency, dial 9-1-1.
myRUN One Stop – Rutgers University Newark
For questions related to financial aid, student accounts, and registration, submit an inquiry to One Stop here
Visit MyRUN for detailed information about scheduled office closures and services for One Stop
Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA)
Confidential services for any student who has experienced violence or harassment, or wants to support a friend or loved one who has.
The Office of Student Affairs Compliance and Title IX strives to provide a safe campus environment free from all forms of sex discrimination.
Office of Disability Services
ODS provides the necessary tools, resources and support for individuals with disabilities to become responsible decision-makers and self-advocates in charge of their own future.
Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD)
The Newark division of the Rutgers Police Department operates out of headquarters located at 5 Bruce Street and the police sub-station located at 200 University Avenue in Newark.
- View the RUPD – Newark website
- For emergencies, please call 911
- For non-emergencies, please call (973) 353-5111
Fitness centers and recreational facilities, programs, and more.
Student Health Services
Come to Rutgers University–Newark’s Health Services for immunizations, OB-GYN exams, physicals, diet and nutrition advice, and even an on-campus pharmacy.
Learn more about Health & Wellness Services and Programming
pantryRUN Food Pantry
Our food pantry provides free, healthy groceries to any student or staff who have trouble affording a healthy diet.
Operating Status for Rutgers – Newark Campus