Start at the Visitor Center
Get started at our Visitor Center on the Busch Campus! Whether you are a prospective student with parents in tow or a member of the general public eager to learn about Rutgers, the Visitor Center staff can help you make the most of your time at Rutgers. Our exceptional center is a place to view exhibits that illustrate the university’s history and the contributions Rutgers’ faculty, students, and alumni have made to New Jersey, the United States, and the world. The facility is also an official State of New Jersey Visitor Information Center where you will find New Jersey travel and tourism publications, information, and guidance. When you visit Rutgers, stay a while and take in more of our great state.
Getting Around Campus
In addition to parking at the Visitor Center, parking is available at meters throughout the Rutgers campuses. Parking in restricted Rutgers lots is allowed with a One-Day Visitors Permit, which can be purchased at a cost of $5.00 a day from the Department of Transportation Services online at rudots.rutgers.edu/visitorspermit.shtml or in person. Call 848-932-7744 for information.
Free Bus Service
A free campus bus service connects Rutgers–New Brunswick’s five adjacent campuses. There are numerous routes and stops, and buses run frequently when school is in session. Pick up a campus map with the bus routes at the Visitor Center.
Get on-the-go information from the Rutgers–New Brunswick mobile website, available at m.rutgers.edu or by downloading the free mobile app from the Apple App Store or Google Play.
Free Visitor Center Parking
Visitors can park at no cost in Lot 48 on Sutphen Road, across from the Visitor Center on the Busch Campus between the hours of 8 a.m. and 2 a.m.
When We’re Open
Monday through Friday
8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
(except major holidays)
Select weekends when tours are conducted
Most guided tours of Rutgers–New Brunswick begin at the Visitor Center. Online reservations are required and can be made at admissions.rutgers.edu/tours. See the Campus Tours page for additional information.