Welcome, Young Alumni!

Life after college can be overwhelming. Whatever you plan to do nextstart a career, continue your education, move to a new city, or something else entirely—you are sure to face an obstacle or two on your path to success. Luckily, you're not alone!  This is a time of excitement and opportunity, and the Rutgers University Alumni Association (RUAA) is here to help. As a graduate of Rutgers University, you are automatically a member of the RUAA—for free, for life!
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Find a chartered organization in your area where you can connect with other alumni in an unfamiliar area. Let everyone on the roads know you're a part of the Rutgers community with your very own "R" license plate. Keep in touch with old friends using the RUAA Facebook page. Find out how you can continue your education with Rutgers, or get career advice from the Office of Career Services

These are just a few resources to help get you started, but feel free to browse the entire Ralumni.com website to find a way to stay connected to Rutgers in a way that is meaningful to you. 

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Stay Connected

Reconnect with friends and classmates and follow the RUAA on our official social media pages:





But that's not the only place you can stay connected. The Rutgers Alumni Online Community is a free and secure social networking community for all Rutgers graduates. Stay connected with classmates, post photos, create a blog, share personal news, update your contact information, start an online group, and much more. Signing up is easy: Go to Ralumni.com, click "Sign Up," find your name, and reconnect. You'll need your RUID to complete registration.

When you sign up, you'll receive notifications about news and events in your area and field of study.  In addition, you'll be signed up to receive Think Scarlet, a monthly e-newsletter that keeps you up-to-date on the latest and greatest Rutgers news and events.

Rutgers Alumni Card & Alumni Benefits

If you are a new grad, look for your Rutgers Alumni Card in the mail this fall. In the meantime, you can start saving online right away by logging in to the alumni benefits site. On the benefits site, you can also see all the "show and save" discounts that will be available to you once your card arrives. 

Moving out on your own? Thinking about renter's insurance? Find out about Liberty Mutual's special offers for new graduates.

Career Services & Networking

Take advantage of the many programs and tools available to you from Rutgers Career Services as you begin your post-collegiate career, including the Alumni Career Network, job fairs, career counseling, and much more. Be sure to visit our events calendar at Ralumni.com/events for a complete list of upcoming career workshops, job fairs, and networking events.


If you haven’t done so already, be sure to activate ScarletApps, your Rutgers-branded Google account. ScarletApps is available to Rutgers alumni for life—but you must complete the steps below within one year of your graduation to be eligible.

Additionally, you can forward your @rutgers.edu address to any email address so that you receive all university updates in a place that is convenient for you. Sign up now to get the latest news from the university, exclusive alumni benefits, and information about upcoming events in your area.

How to activate your ScarletApps account:

1. Go to http://scarletmail.rutgers.edu.

2. Click on Activate Now and follow the instructions.

Once you have activated your ScarletApps account, you can set up your @rutgers.edu email forwarding by doing the following:

1. Go to http://netid.rutgers.edu.

2. Click on NetID Management Tool (login with NetID/password).

3. Click on the Manage Email Address tab.

If you have any questions, contact your university Help Desk:

Camden Help Desk


Newark Help Desk


New Brunswick Help Desk

848-445-HELP (4357)

Alumni News

Rutgers Magazine
As an alumni association member, you will receive three free copies of Rutgers Magazine per year. The magazine includes news about Rutgers alumni, faculty, students, academics, athletics, the arts, and much more. Have exciting news of your own to report? Fill out the alumni update form and let us know! 

Think Scarlet
Alumni receive the monthly e-newsletter, Think Scarlet. Log in to the online community to update your email address so you can receive the e-newsletter and find out about contests, upcoming events, alumni news, and more.

Get Involved

Volunteer opportunities abound for Rutgers graduates! Get involved with one of the RUAA's many alumni groups or regional clubs around the country and around the world, or participate in community service activities.

Photo Galleries

Check out photos from senior receptions, commencement, and other alumni events.  

Academic Resources

To obtain a transcript or to request enrollment verification, go to transcripts.rutgers.edu.

Visit the University Registrar site to request a diploma. For more information, call 732-445-2778.

stay involved!

Graduating Student Trip

The Rutgers University Alumni Association invites you on a journey of discovery. After graduation travel through Europe with fellow grads and celebrate your college successes. You've earned it, class of 2015!

Visit London, Paris, the French Riviera, Rome, Sorrento, Pompeii, and the Greek Isle of Poros-Athens, with an optional extension to Southern Italy and Greece. Tour dates are May 20-31, 2015, just days after you turn your tassel.

Tour dates: May 20 - 31, 2015 (tour ends in Rome) or continue to Southern Italy and Greece and return from Athens on June 6.

Land price from $2,725 per person, add $1,095 for the optional extension. Book before February 20th, 2015 and take advantage of the following special discounts:

  • Book and pay in full for your 12-day Classic Europe trip and save $50 on the land package price.
  • Book and pay in full for your 18-day package (base land package plus 6-day extension) with a friend and save $75 each on the land package price.
  • Travel with a friend and each of you will receive an additional $25 off the land package when you book and pay together.

Time is running out. Secure your spot today!

More Upcoming Young Alumni and Career Events

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Rutgers Softball in DC
Hosted by the Rutgers Club of Washington D.C.

Saturday, April 18, 2015

2015 Rutgers University–Newark
Alumni Weekend

Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association

Rutgers Club of NYC Afternoon at the Opera
Hosted by the Rutgers Club of New York City

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Cap and Skull Honor Society Tap Day: Class of 2016
Hosted by the Cap & Skull Society Alumni

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Top Profs: Outside of the Classroom with Your Favorite Professors
Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association

Friday, April 24, 2015

2015 Rutgers University–New Brunswick Alumni Weekend
Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association

11th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium
Hosted by Aresty Research Center

Saturday, May 02, 2015

2015 Hall of Distinguished Alumni Awards Gala
Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association

Thursday, May 07, 2015

Health Impact Assessment in New Jersey
Hosted by Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy

Saturday, May 09, 2015

2015 Rutgers University–Camden
Alumni Weekend

Hosted by the Rutgers University Alumni Association

New Grads

Welcome, new grads!
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