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Douglass Residential College


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What sets Douglass students apart?

As a Douglass student, you will benefit from an educational track of academic and co-curricular programming that helps you acclimate to college life, excel in your classes, and build your resume for at and beyond Rutgers. Students participate in a range of programming in the following categories: Douglass Discovery (research), Career Development, Knowledge and Power (women's empowerment), and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. By completing the Douglass experience, you can ensure that you leave college as a well-rounded and prepared candidate for graduate school, employment opportunities, and more.

Your Path at Douglass

Steps to completing the Douglass curriculum

Knowledge and Power
Complete the Douglass foundation course.


Known to many students as a "life-changing" experience, this course will set you up for leadership success throughout college!

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
Become a DEI Ambassador, Global Leader Scholar, or attend DEI workshops.


Douglass is one of the most diverse communities at Rutgers. Social justice education and inclusivity on campus are essential to the College's mission.



Complete one of the following:

Douglass Discovery or Career Development
Build your resume with a hands-on experience such as a research position or professional externship.


Douglass students benefit from exclusive opportunities for academic and professional advancement. Choose an experience that best fits your goals!

Claim Your Education

 "As a senior, I see how impactful Douglass programs have been on my college education, as they have helped me explore new ways to navigate the spaces I enter." - Rachel Antwi Boasiako

Rachel Antwi Boasiako