Student Life & Leadership

Maximize your student experience at Rutgers University - Newark and get involved with the Office of Student Life and Leadership (OSLL). Our office is your source for student leadership opportunities, community engagement initiative, information on fraternities and sororities and student clubs and organizations. OSLL facilitates a holistic and student-centered calendar of programs and events that engages student development such as Orientation, Spirit Week, Fall Fest, Spring Fling, Raider Fest and many more. 

If you are interested in becoming an impactful leader, change agent, involved citizen, and critical thinker, Student Life and Leadership is here to help you achieve your goals in an inclusive campus community that promotes social awareness, cultivates a respect for diversity, and fosters community development. 

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Rocky Manghani

Office of Student Life and Leadership

OSLL promotes such a welcoming environment and means to make a tangible change on campus, I was able to serve RU-N, its students, and my own growth more than I ever hoped.

Plan your social calendar 

We’re known as a diverse school, but you’ll be surprised by how diverse our interests are, too. We make it easy for you to find others who share your favorite activities. 

  • New Student Programs: Get all of the information you need to get started on your journey at Rutgers University-Newark, including Orientation and the Peer Connect Program. 

  • Student Organizations: Browse our recognized student organizations to discover your interests. 

  • Special Events: Our biggest events — including Welcome Week, Spirit Week, RaiderFest, and World's Fair — bring multiple campus groups together.  

  • Community Engagement & Service Learning: Reinforce what you’ve learned in the classroom by working with local communities, or travel during Alternative Break Program.  

  • Leadership Opportunities:Develop transferable skills through leadership retreats, workshops, and programs. 

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