Our students, faculty, and staff actively contribute to the local communities Rutgers calls home. And our neighbors count on our varied resources to help their families, communities, and businesses thrive. Whether organizing food drives or volunteering at health clinics, Rutgers University–New Brunswick people are making a difference.
Serving Our Neighbors
Programs Close to Home
Friends in surrounding communities, we have plenty of ways you can benefit from Rutgers programs and resources, from farmers markets to summer camps for kids.
Explore Rutgers Programs for the Community.
Engagement Opportunities for Everyone
Members of the Rutgers community, whether you’re a first-year student, Ph.D. researcher, or faculty or staff member, Rutgers offers you lots of options to apply your skills or expertise to issues ranging from pre-K education to urban entrepreneurship.
Tap into Volunteer Opportunities
Seeking to volunteer, but not sure where to look? Student Life at Rutgers–New Brunswick maintains an extensive list of volunteer organizations that help neighbors through elder care, mentoring, and a host of other ways.