Rutgers University provides a broad range of services and resources for students including online registration for courses, requesting parking permits, financial aid information, disabilities office, and much more. Visit these two portals to university services:
Current Student Survival Guide
SC&I also offers a range of services for current and prospective students in all of our academic programs:
Students and prospective students are encouraged to seek out advising throughout your academic career. SC&I Student Services staff can provide you with basic information about our programs, admissions and degree requirements, and much more. Faculty in your degree program can offer you more in-depth advising about your plan of study, career goals, and selection of courses. Students in the Comm major can also contact Peer Advisers located in the main lobby.
See Scholarships, below.
Email and Technology Support
When you are admitted to Rutgers you receive instructions about how to create a student email address and computer account on the Eden system for yourself. Support for Eden and Rutgers-wide computing is provided
- via the web at http://www.nbcs.rutgers.edu/index.php,
- via the phone at 732-445-HELP (4357),
- via email at , and
- in person at a variety of campus computer centers (details at http://nbweb.rutgers.edu/current-students.shtml).
The university runs computer labs around the various campuses for student use; check http://nbcs.rutgers.edu/ccf/main/
SC&I has several computing labs in our buildings that have desktop computers, sophisticated software, and printers. Hours are posted at the door to each lab and announced via the SC&I_ANNOUNCE listserv.
Lost & Found
If you lose or find items in any of the four SC&I buildings, the Lost & Found is maintained by our IT Services Helpdesk.
Visit them on the first floor of the main SC&I building at 4 Huntington Street
Email them at
Call them at 848-932-5555
New Student Orientation
When you are admitted to one of our degree programs you will be notified of the orientation session for new students.
Placement and Employment Services
Part-time and work-study employment while you are a student
If you are looking for part-time and seasonal employment, the Student Employment Office (SEO) at Rutgers can help you. They administer not only the Federal Work Study Program (FWSP) for financial aid recipients who meet certain criteria, but also the Job Location and Development Program (JLDP) which is available to all currently enrolled Rutgers students. For more information, please visit the Student Employment Office website at http://studentwork.rutgers.edu.
Internships and field experience
All undergraduate and master's programs at SC&I offer you the possibility of completing an internship for credit. For details about how you can locate a placement and register for the appropriate internship or field experience course, check the program pages for your specific degree program. In some cases an internship may pay a salary.
Looking for a full-time job as you complete your degree
SC&I students seeking help with job placement and career development are urged to make an appointment with Rutgers Career Services for individual and group counseling, including help with resume writing, interview preparation, and search strategies. Students and other job seekers in the areas of communication, journalism, and library and information science will also find the SC&I Placement website to be helpful. The site includes a searchable database of hundreds of jobs and information about accessing the Rutgers/MonsterTrak database of jobs. The site also has links to dozens of other job posting and career advising sites. Employers looking to hire may post their jobs directly to the SC&I Placement site.
SC&I student organizations, academic programs, and administration post notices of upcoming events and other items of interest on bulletin boards around the building and on the SC&I events calendar on this website. There is one bulletin board in the SC&I building available for use of non-SC&I groups; it is currently near the Student Lounge. Please note that it is the policy of the school that notices posted on doors, walls, or other unacceptable venues will be taken down.
Scholarships and Awards
Each program at SC&I offers its own scholarships and awards. Most are for amounts of $1,000 or less. If you select a degree program from top left of the navigation bar above, each program lists what scholarships and awards are available. If you are looking for financial aid informaiton, visit http://studentaid.rutgers.edu/
We have active student organizations in each of our degree programs:
- Communication undergraduate organizations
- ITI undergraduate organizations
- Journalism and Media Studies organizations
- MCIS graduate student organization
- MLIS graduate student organizations
- Doctoral Students Association (DSA)
Undergraduate Research Day
Each year SC&I sponsors a poster session for undergraduates who have conducted research with our faculty to demonstrate their achievements. Details about the 2008 Undergraduate Research Day are at http://comminfo.rutgers.edu/~USRD/index.php