Welcome New Students

All You Need to Know to Get Started at SoE

As a new student we know you have many questions and we are here to answer them all...and even those you haven't thought of...so let's get started.

First-year Students

This is an exciting time as you begin your career as an engineering student at Rutgers. Please review the items below and be sure to sign up for New Student Orientation and School of Engineering advising sessions.


As a transfer student either from outside of Rutgers or within, you have unique needs and our transfer team is here to help. These are important links that will ensure a successful transition to SoE.

International Students

RU-FIT is a one-credit course designed to aid international students in a successful transition to Rutgers University. This course aims to help students develop a foundation for a well-rounded college experience, connect students to Rutgers resources, promote engagement within and outside the classroom and communicate university expectations.