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Recent Announcements

October 27, 2020
Summoning Our Strength and Resilience

With COVID-19 cases on the rise across the nation and in New Jersey, Rutgers reminds our community to take precautions at social and family gatherings over the next several months—particularly any that are indoors. All it takes to help our families, friends, and local businesses get through this is to observe the three W’s: Wear a Mask, Watch Your Distance, and Wash Your Hands.

September 25, 2020
Mandatory COVID-Related Apps

Rutgers has developed two apps that are ready for use by university faculty, staff, and students and will be mandatory beginning Monday, September 28. Access My Campus Pass, a self-screening symptom checklist, by logging into, and the Rutgers Visitors Log by logging into

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.

International Travel Advisory

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.



Returning to Rutgers Safely

Read Returning to Rutgers, the comprehensive plan for restart as submitted to the New Jersey Office of the Secretary of Higher Education.

Complete the mandatory My Campus Pass, a daily self-screening application for employees and students, before entering a Rutgers building or being on campus. Log in to

Use the Rutgers Visitors Log to register visitors and guests each day using this required platform. Access the app.

Remember the three Ws. Wear a face-covering. Watch your distance. Wash your hands. [English Video] [Spanish Video]


Health & Safety

My Campus Pass, a self-screening app, must be used by employees and students each day before traveling to campus or entering a Rutgers building. Access the app at:

COVID-19 On-Campus Testing Strategy, Rutgers 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.

Resources from New Jersey

The COVID Alert NJ app anonymously alerts users if they have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19. It also provides up-to-date information on New Jersey reopening news and key COVID-19 metrics. Download the app and learn about other resources available from New Jersey.

Be Prepared

For resources that can answer your questions about the current and upcoming semesters, please visit your respective campus website:


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.

Administrative Functions

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.

Academic Instruction

For the fall 2020 semester, the majority of undergraduate courses is being delivered remotely. Graduate and professional education have returned to a combination of in-person and remote education.

The schedule of courses for the spring 2021 semester will be available in early November.



Get answers to your questions on health and campus safety, research, telecommuting, and more subjects of concern and interest to the university community.

Additional Announcements

Join Us to Fight the Flu (September 29, 2020)

EPSLA and E-FMLA Reminder (September 28, 2020)

COVID Observation Reporting Form (September 8, 2020)

Additional announcements can be found on the Communications page.

Emergency support

Donate to support Rutgers students during this crisis and help fund COVID-19 research and clinical care:

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.