Visitors & Tours

Experiencing college life is easy at Douglass Residential College. From an hour for a walking tour or information session to attending a Discover Douglass Day or an online webinar, you can get your questions answered! If you are looking for a more in-depth session, join us for one, or a few of our events in the fall or spring. Whether you have a portion of your weekend to spare or just an afternoon, visiting Douglass Residential College and hearing from our students is one of the best ways to truly understand and experience what we have to offer.

Spring 2018 Admitted Student Reception

So, you have been admitted to Rutgers University to begin your academic journey this upcoming fall semester? We challenge you to take the next step and enroll in Douglass Residential College (DRC).

Join us on campus to experience just what we mean when we say the Douglass Difference. During these receptions, students and guests will have the opportunity to meet current DRC students and staff, learn more about particular program offerings and explore Douglass Campus during a campus walking tour.

DRC is here to help you during your transition to Rutgers University, while offering programs and resources that complement your academic education. Take us up on our offer!

Register for a Spring Admitted Student Reception Today!

Spring Admitted Student Reception Dates


Douglass Campus Tours

If you are interested in attending a Douglass Campus walking tour, please email  All tours depart from the Douglass Residential College Student Enrollment and Engagement Office located on the second floor of the Douglass Student Center.  The Douglass Student Center GPS address is: 100 George Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901.

Spring Admitted Student Informational Events


Tours are hosted at 2:00 PM Monday - Friday beginning on January 29 and ending on April 30.

There will be no tours March 9 -18; March 30 - 31, and April 1.


If you are interested in a campus walking tour on the weekend, we offer select dates for weekend tours, which include:

Saturday, February 3

Sunday, February 11

Saturday, February 17

Sunday, February 18

Saturday, February 24

Sunday, February 25

Sunday, March 4

Saturday, March 24

Sunday, March 25

Saturday, April 7

Sunday, April 15

Sunday, April 22

Sunday, April 29

Weekend tours will also depart at 2:00 PM.

If you are interested in attending a Douglass Campus walking tour, please email

Information sessions

Hosted on select Friday afternoons, information sessions provide prospective students and guests with the opportunity to learn more about the variety of resources and opportunities Douglass Residential College offers students. From first-year research opportunities and academic support to leadership development and professional development, information sessions will help you identify what programs you can take advantage of while also depicting what it means to be a part of the DRC community.

At the conclusion of an information session, typically 30 minutes in length, we invite our guests to join a Red Pine Ambassador, a current DRC student, for a Douglass Campus walking tour.

DRC fall information session dates are:

Information sessions will be held on select Fridays:

February 2, 9, 16, 23

March 2, 23

April 6, 13, 20, 27

If you are interested in attending an information session, please email

Online Webinars

Can't make it to campus but are still in search of more information on Douglass Residential College? We have just the option for you: DRC 101 online webinars. Our online webinars provide prospective students with an informational overview of DRC and provide you with the opportunity to speak with current DRC students while also learning about their on-campus involvement.

Spring 2018 DRC 101 webinars :

February 7, 2018 – DRC 101: General Information


February 21, 2018 – DRC 101: The Transfer Experience at DRC featuring the Global Village


March 7, 2018 – DRC 101: General Information


March 21, 2018 – DRC 101: Women in STEM


April 4, 2018 – DRC 101: General Information


April 18, 2018 – DRC 101: The Commuter Experience at DRC


To register for a DRC 101 webinar, simply click on the above date in which you wish to register. If you are interested in logging on for a DRC 101 webinar, please email