The School of Arts and Sciences (SAS) is the undergraduate school for liberal arts and sciences at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. Its faculty is also the core faculty for most graduate programs in the liberal arts and sciences. The study of the arts and sciences is the foundation of undergraduate education and academic excellence at Rutgers. With more than 800 full-time faculty and more than 70 majors and minors in biological and physical sciences, humanities, mathematics, social and behavioral sciences, and interdisciplinary studies, the School of Arts and Sciences is the largest unit at the university, combining excellence in teaching with world-class research, all in an atmosphere of rich cultural diversity.
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 prior to 4pm on January 26, 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/
Visit the operating status page for more info.
School of Arts and Sciences
At a Glance
Students: 20,481 (full-time and part-time)
Faculty: 1,695 (full-time and part-time)
Office of the Dean: 77 Hamilton Street, College Avenue Campus
- Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
- Bachelor of Science (B.S.)
View the more than 70 majors and minors offered to SAS students.
Advanced degrees taught by the SAS faculty are offered through the Graduate School–New Brunswick.
- The School of Arts and Sciences provides core curriculum classes to all undergraduate students at Rutgers University–New Brunswick.
- The school has 40 academic departments and programs that offer more than 70 majors and minors, ranging from the biological and physical sciences to the humanities, mathematics, and the social and behavioral sciences.
- Byrne Seminars offer to first-year students the opportunity to study with senior members of the faculty.
- The school’s faculty include world-class researchers who also teach graduate programs in their areas of expertise. Opportunities for one-on-one research with faculty are available through the Aresty Research Center for Undergraduates.
- Global experiences come alive with more than 160 international programs offered by Rutgers Study Abroad in more than 50 countries.
- The Honors Program engages exceptional students in challenging learning beyond the traditional classroom, including extensive personalized advising, a Faculty Mentor Program, funding for research, and residential options for honors students on each campus. A new immersive Rutgers Honors College opens in fall 2015 for incoming School of Arts and Sciences first-year students who are accepted into the Rutgers Honors College.
- Rutgers is one of only 16 universities in partnership with the United Nations that provides special access to UN activities for students and faculty.