September 22, 2020
Planning for the Spring Semester
President Jonathan Holloway has announced that detailed plans for the spring semester will be made public by the chancellors in the coming weeks.
The university has instituted an additional requirement to prohibit Rutgers employees and students from returning to campus for fourteen days after travel to one of the countries or territories on the CDC’s Level 3 Travel Advisory List.
September 8, 2020
COVID Observation Reporting Form
Rutgers unveils the COVID Observation Reporting Form for reporting non-emergency violations of the university safety guidelines.
August 27, 2020
Rutgers COVID-19 Testing Program Dashboard
The summary results of Rutgers’ testing program are available for review on the testing program dashboard. Our positivity rates remain very low, especially compared to our colleagues in other universities.
August 19, 2020
Returning to Rutgers—Institutional Plan for Restart
Rutgers has submitted this comprehensive restart plan to the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education (OSHE).
Returning to Rutgers Safely
Read Returning to Rutgers, the plan for restart as submitted to the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education. This comprehensive document merges the original Return to Rutgers information with plans for academics, research, and athletics. Read Antonio Calcado’s message about this resource.
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Health & Safety
The health and safety of all members of our community is a shared responsibility. Learn about the required preventative practices that everyone at the university must follow.
COVID-19 On-Campus Testing Strategy
Rutgers University offers SARS-CoV-2 PCR saliva testing to specified groups of employees and students on campus. Read about the university’s testing strategy.
Testing Program Dashboard
Visit the Testing Program Dashboard page to see the complete results of the SARS-CoV-2 testing performed as part of the university’s strategic testing program.
Rutgers released its plan to restore and repopulate research at the university, reopening research venues in a staged manner. Learn more to understand and support the safe return to full research capability.
Learn about the plans for preparing people and places for our gradual return to campuses including continued telecommuting, phased and flexible staffing, work options, safety practices, and guidance for uses of shared spaces.
Get answers to your questions on health and campus safety, research, telecommuting, and more subjects of concern and interest to the university community.
COVID-19 Telecommuting – Extended through December 31, 2020 (August 13, 2020)
Rutgers COVID-19 Testing Strategy (August 6, 2020)
Operating Status of the Rutgers Libraries (August 5, 2020)
Additional announcements can be found on the Communications page.
Donate to support Rutgers students during this crisis and help fund COVID-19 research and clinical care: support.rutgers.edu/covid19support
This website is your official source of information about the university’s response to COVID-19. This is an evolving situation and we will provide updates as information becomes available. Check this site frequently.