Getting Started

Are you considering a fully online degree program?

Rutgers currently offer many fully online Undergraduate and Graduate Programs. Visit to learn more about each program.

For additional information about requirements, admissions, or tuition, please contact an Enrollment Coach today. These coaches are dedicated to answer any questions you may have about the programs. They can be reached by phone or email using the form on our website.


Are you considering taking an online course at Rutgers?

List of all courses including Online, Traditional and Hybrid can be found on the Rutgers University Schedule of Classes.

Click here for instructions on how to register. 


Are you looking for fully online non-credit classes and certificates?

  • Navigate here for the online non-credit search
  • Registration and admission policies will vary, depending on the program offering the non-credit course.


Are you thinking about taking one of Rutgers' MOOC courses?

Navigate to Coursera for registration and course information



General Questions About Online and Hybrid Courses

How do I sign up for a Online Class at Rutgers?

What is the cost of an online course?

Where do I go to access my online classes?

Where can I get a copy of syllabus?

Can I transfer credits from a Rutgers Online Class to my University?




How do I sign up for a Class at Rutgers?

Current Rutgers Students:

Using the University Schedule of Classes you may specify the term, location and level of study to search for all online courses.  Once you have found the course, you will use that 5 digit reg index number to register for your course on the Web Registration System. For questions, comments or suggestions contact the Camden Help DeskNewark Help Desk, or New Brusnwick/Piscataway Help Desk.


Non Rutgers Students:

  • APPLY - Whether you are pursuing an undergraduate degree, are a nontraditional student wishing to attend Rutgers on a part-time basis, or want to pursue a graduate degree, the first step is to contact the appropriate Admission's Office.
  • TOUR - You may want to take a tour of the campus to become acquainted with the academic and student service offices available to you.
  • ADMITTED STUDENTS - Once admitted, it’s important to acknowledge with the Admission’s Office your plans of actually attending Rutgers.
  • PLACEMENT EXAMS - You may need to take placement exams before enrolling in classes. If applicable, you’ll receive information about placement exams once admitted.
  • SELECT CLASSES - You’ll receive information from the Registrar’s Office about selecting classes from the school or college you plan to attend.
  • TERM BILL - After you have selected classes, you’ll receive a term bill from Student Accounting Services. Your term bill will include tuition for the credits you’re taking, fees, and other applicable charges.


** If you are looking to take a single online course as a non matriculated student, please contact the Rutgers Visiting Students Office.**


Students currently enrolled in another University or Institution:

If you are currently a student at another university or institution and would like to take Rutgers courses for credits or to fulfill a degree requirement, please contact the Visiting Students office.

Visiting Students
Phone: 732-932-7922


Summer and Winter Session:

For information about taking courses over the Summer and Winter, please go to their website. Contact the Summer and Winter Sessions office if you have any additional questions.

Office of Summer & Winter Sessions
Phone: 848-932-7565
Email: Summer & Winter Sessions





What is the cost of an online course?

For more information about tuition rates and fee’s you can visit the Office of Student Accounting, Billing and Cashiering website.

What is $100 Online Course Fee?

Current Rutgers students looking to taking single online course on Blackboard, Canvas, eCollege, Moodle, and Sakai are charged up to $100 online course fee per three-credit course. Depending on the system, this online course fee currently covers the cost of administrative support services of online education, 24x7 help desk services, and technology infrastructure, administrative hardware and software used to deliver online courses. This fee does not cover other course costs, such as any form of student authentication chosen by the instructor, additional instructional expenses such as textbooks, private tutoring services and supplemental technologies.





Where do I go to access my online classes?

Rutgers currently uses different systems for online and hybrid learning. In the table below, you will find information on each platform providing the system name, website and help desk information.



Help Desk Phone

Help Desk email







Pearson eCollege











Where can I get a copy of syllabus?

Students are provided access to their online courses on the first day of the semester. The syllabus will be listed in the course. Some instructors may email the students before the start of the course.

If you need a copy of the syllabus, please reach out to the listed instructor on the schedule of classes. You may then use to find your instructor contact information.





Can I transfer credits from a Rutgers Online Class to my University?

Information regarding transferring credits from another University or Institution can be found on the Office of Academic Services website. Transfer credit from institutions not a part of Rutgers University

Please contact the Rutgers Registrar’s Office if you have any questions about the process.