Personalized Rutgers License Plates

New Jersey

Plates can be purchased as standard or personalized plates. The standard plate will have a four-digit number assigned to you. The cost for a standard plate is $100. It takes up to four weeks to receive a standard plate from the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (NJMVC).

The personalized plate has up to five characters; the first three must be letters and the last two characters can be letters or a number above 20. The combination of three alpha characters starting with a "D" followed by numbers 1-99 cannot be used*. The personalized plate does not have the "RU" on the right hand side of the plate. The cost for a personalized plate is $150. It takes up to eight weeks to obtain a personalized plate from the NJMVC.

*Other exclusions apply as well. Each request must be approved by the NJMVC. Please submit several personalization choices and the RUAA will confirm availability with the NJMVC.

If you would like to purchase a Rutgers license plate, please fill out the request form. After the request form is received, you will receive detailed directions, including payment information and official NJMVC forms.

If you have any questions, please email the alumni office or call 848-932-7061.

Maryland

Maryland plates are available only as standard plates. Please fill out the request form.

If you have any questions, please email the alumni office or call 848-932-7061.

Pennsylvania

Rutgers Block R license plates are available in Pennsylvania. The standard plate will have a four-digit number assigned to you. The cost for a standard plate is $75. Personalized plates contain up to five letters or numbers in combination.

If you would like to purchase a standard Pennsylvania Rutgers license plate, please fill out sections A and E on the application form. If your car is leased, form ML-1L must be filled out and sent as well. Mail the signed application(s) and a check for $75 made out to Rutgers University Foundation to:

Rutgers License Plates
Rutgers University Alumni Association
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
7 College Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08902-1262

If you would like to purchase a personalized Pennsylvania Rutgers license plate, please fill out sections A, D, and E on the application form. If your car is leased, form ML-1L must be filled out and sent as well. Mail the signed application(s) and a check for $175 made out to Rutgers University Foundation to the address above.

After the checks and application are received, the RUAA will place your order with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. Your plates will be sent directly to your home. The process takes six to eight weeks.

If you have any questions, please email the alumni office or call 848-932-7061.

Virginia

Virginia residents can order license plates directly from the Virginia Division of Motor Vehicles website or by calling 1-800-DMVLINE or 1-800-435-5137.