How We Can Help You

The Office of the Ombudsperson for Students offers students at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, who feel they have exhausted all other possible remedies, alternative methods to resolve their issues.

We offer assistance for undergraduate and graduate students, alumni, and former students of Rutgers University–New Brunswick.

We can offer to:

  • listen to your concerns,
  • refer you to other resources if necessary,
  • help you gather information,
  • facilitate a resolution to your problem, and
  • encourage informal mediation.


Examples of Concerns and Issues We See At Rutgers:

We can discuss any issue related to Rutgers–New Brunswick.

Problems could involve a faculty member, advisor, dean, fellow student, a department in the university, policy, university infrastructure, staff member.


  • Grades
  • Semester Withdrawals
  • Student Conduct
  • Disability Accommodations
  • Graduation
  • Classroom Issues


  • With Faculty
  • With University Staff
  • With Another Student

Courses and Registration

  • Registration
  • Course Requirements
  • Transfer Course Credit
  • Part-time/full-time Status
  • Deregistration


  • Term Bill
  • Financial Aid
  • Hold on Student Account
  • Scholarship Issues

On-campus Housing and Dining

  • Housing Charges
  • Housing Assignment
  • Grounds and Maintenance
  • Dining Services

Parking and Transportation

  • Permits
  • Policy
  • Complaints