The Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, ranked third in the nation by the Planetizen Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, prepares students for both public and private sector careers, teaching and research professions, and service at all levels of government. The school is located in the heart of downtown New Brunswick. Students are trained and employed in the areas of land use, political processes, public health, employment and social policy, human services, transportation policy and planning, housing and real estate, urban redevelopment, and regional development and planning. As a critical resource to government at every level, the school sponsors research, provides expert analysis, and educates tomorrow’s civic leaders.
January 26, 2015
Weather Emergency - Level 4 Closure Extended
In response to adverse weather conditions, President Barchi has extended the Level 4 - Weather Emergency Closure for the university commencing Monday, January 26 at 4pm and ending Tuesday, January 27 at 5pm. All day and evening classes are cancelled for Tuesday, January 27. Classes will resume on Wednesday, January 28. During the Level 4 - Weather Emergency Closure:
1. Classes are cancelled.
2. Essential Service Employees are directed to remain at work or to report to work as scheduled during the period of this Level 4 Weather Emergency Closure, unless otherwise directed.
3. Non-Essential Employees shall not report for work during the period of a Level 4 Weather Emergency Closure. In addition, we recognize that weather conditions are different in different areas of the state. If employees desire to leave work today prior to 4pm, they must receive approval from their immediate supervisor and charge appropriate accrued and available leave time for any work time missed.
Please refer to the following adverse weather policies for more details related to weather status declarations and procedures:
* Legacy Rutgers Employees: Attendance During Adverse Weather Conditions
- Policy 60.3.16 (http://policies.rutgers.edu/
* Legacy UMDNJ Employees: Inclement Weather and Emergency Curtailment of Operations - Policy 60.9.58 (http://policies.rutgers.edu/
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Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
At a Glance
Students: 315 (full-time and part-time)
Faculty: 90 (full-time and part-time)
Office of the Dean: Civic Square Building, 33 Livingston Avenue, Downtown New Brunswick (College Avenue Campus)
- Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Planning and Public Policy
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Public Health
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Public Policy
- Master of City and Regional Planning (M.C.R.P)
- Master of City and Regional Studies (M.C.R.S.)
- Master of Public Policy (M.P.P.)
- Master of Public Affairs and Politics (M.P.A.P.)
- Master of Public Health (M.P.H.) (Joint with the School of Public Health)
- Doctor of Public Health (Dr.P.H.) (Joint with the School of Public Health)
- Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) (Awarded through the Graduate School–New Brunswick)
- The Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy offers three undergraduate majors: planning public policy, public health, and public policy.
- The school offers an array of professional graduate degrees, including numerous dual-degree programs that combine a planning or public health degree with a degree in another discipline, such as business, law, or medicine.
- Host to many nationally recognized research centers, the school gives its students rich opportunities to conduct research in areas such as neighborhood revitalization, transportation, workforce development, and energy policy.
- The school encourages students to seek global educational opportunities through Rutgers Study Abroad.
- Explore the Bloustein School’s areas of expertise to discover the breadth and depth of the school’s activities.