Home Field of Rutgers University

Big 10 Country above the NBC logo complements the many quality attributes that Rutgers University brings to the city.

Upcoming Events

Jan 25 to Feb 28

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020

The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies, is proud to present the New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020 which...

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Tue Mar 3

Letters to Erich: Family Separation and Holocaust Memory

“Letters to Erich: A Musical Performance and Talk” features jazz pianist Ted Rosenthal, Ted Rosenthal draws on more than 200 letters found in the family’s attic to...

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Wed Mar 4

Climate Change Late Night at the Rutgers Geology Museum

Stop by on Wednesday, March 4th for our Climate Change Late Night. Whether we like it or not, the Earth's climate is changing. Visit us to learn what is causing...

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250+ Years of Higher Education

As the nation's only university that is a colonial college, a land-grant institution, and a large public research university, Rutgers-New Brunswick is home to faculty honored for their insight and discoveries with National Medals of Science and Technology, Guggenheim Fellowships, MacArthur Awards, Fulbright Scholarships, and scores of other accolades and society memberships.

Each year, Rutgers University-New Brunswick educates thousands of smart, diverse, ambitious, and caring students, whose work and achievements have been recognized with major national and international awards, including Rhodes, Churchill, Goldwater, Truman, and Gates Cambridge Scholarships.  Rutgers, one of the nation's top producers of Fulbright students, is also one of the country's most diverse universities, attracting students of all interests, cultures, and economic backgrounds.

Welcome to Big Ten Country

Experience the thrill of intercollegiate athletics at its highest level by catching an exciting home game at Rutgers University. The Scarlet Knights are a member of the prestigious Big Ten Conference. Nearly 1,000 Scarlet Knight student-athletes compete in 24 athletic programs against some of the best schools in the country. 

Rutgers is known as the birthplace of college football and SHI Stadium is a short, free shuttle ride away from City Center. Meet in New Brunswick City Center to celebrate before or after the game with great spots for dining or fun bars and taverns where you can cheer on the home team. For more information about transportation options to the game, visit Rutgers Athletics.  

The Rutgers Athletic Center, or "The RAC" as it is affectionately called, is home to the men’s and women’s basketball programs, as well hosting wrestling, gymnastics, and various events. Opened in 1977, the RAC is one of the top arenas in the nation to watch college basketball. This 8,000 seat arena has been dubbed, “louder than a 757 from nearby Newark” making it one of the toughest college basketball arenas in the country for opponents. For more information about attending events at the RAC, visit this link at Rutgers Athletics. Can't make it to the game? Catch the game with friends at your favorite bar, tavern, or restaurant in City Center.