Silent Willie against a blue sky on the College Avenue campus

College Avenue Campus

At a Glance

With its Federal architecture and tree-lined lawns, College Avenue campus is the historic heart of Rutgers' flagship, located just a beat from the cafés and shops of downtown New Brunswick.

Student residence halls and apartments
Student lounges
World-class art museum
Student residents

Must-Dos and Sees

College Avenue is home to the world-class Zimmerli Art Museum, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, the Cancer Institute of New Jersey, and the School of Arts and Sciences, the largest school at Rutgers.

Brimming with history and culture, College Avenue is where it all began for Rutgers

Stroll into downtown New Brunswick for falafel or tacos

Climb to new heights on the rock wall at the College Avenue Gym

Relax or study in a shady spot at the Vorhees Mall

Experience contemporary dance and jazz performances at Mason Gross School of the Arts events

Take It All In

Get a bird's eye view of the schools, hangouts, amenities, and special places that make College Avenue unique.

Aerial shot of the Honors College

Experience College Ave

Get a Closer Look

Pinpoint popular destinations, academic departments, student services and activities, and more across campus.