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Rutgers University

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Chartered in 1766, Rutgers is the eighth oldest college in the nation. The bustling New Brunswick campus spans the Raritan River, with additional campuses located in Camden and Newark. Each year Rutgers educates some 50,000 students and graduates more than 10,000 individuals.

While visiting, you can tour the university, stroll among historic buildings, view intriguing museum and library exhibits, attend music and theater performances, see the Scarlet Knights football or basketball teams in action, or enjoy special events at New Jersey’s state university. For more information, call 732-445-4636.

Places to visit

Old Queen’s Campus with its historic buildings, including:

• Old Queen’s (1825)
• Kirkpatrick Chapel (1873)
• Daniel S. Schanck Observatory (1865)
• Geology Hall and the Geology Museum (1872)
• Van Nest Hall (1845)
• Winants Hall (1890)
• Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum (www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu)
• Archibald S. Alexander Library (libraries.rutgers.edu).
• Mason Gross Performing Arts Center and Art Galleries (mgsa.rutgers.edu).
• Rutgers Gardens (rutgersgardens.rutgers.edu)
• Rutgers Stadium and Rutgers Athletic Center, home of the Scarlet Knights (scarletknights.com)

Annual Events

• Rutgers Day: Experience New Jersey’s State University. All are welcome to a day of performances, tours, exhibits, hands-on activities, lectures and more. Last Saturday in April (rutgersday.rutgers.edu).

• Geology Open House: Learn more about earth science through presentations geared to a general audience. Held in January (geology.rutgers.edu/museum.shtml).

• Fall Garden Gala, Spring Flower Fair and Summer Open House: Rutgers Gardens. Plant sales, tours and family activities. September, May and July (rutgersgardens.rutgers.edu).

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