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Department of Transportation Services

Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) is committed to providing all members of the Rutgers community with the best possible solutions for getting around campus safely and easily. The university maintains various parking facilities including permit-controlled lots and decks, metered parking spaces, access-controlled lots, and restricted assigned lots. Transportation to, from, and on campus includes campus transit and shuttle services, walking and bike paths, and public transportation services.

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  • The Rutgers Department of Transportation Services (DOTs) will be posting all updates regarding the operational status of the Rutgers University transit service on their website (, Facebook page, Twitter feed, and NextBus signage. At this time, the Rutgers University-New Brunswick transit service will be operating regular service weather permitting. Rutgers University-Newark and RBHS at Newark will be operating under normal transit service, weather permitting. Please limit travel between campuses since transit service could be suspended at any time.

  • The Division of Administration and Public Safety's Department of Transportation Services (DOTS) is conducting its annual transportation survey in an effort to address concerns and make enhancements to the Rutgers transportation system. Please click here to take the survey. After fully completing the survey, participants may elect to be entered into a drawing for a $50 Barnes & Noble gift card.  

  • 2015 legacy UMDNJ/RBHS Faculty and Staff Parking Permits are now available
  • 2015 legacy Rutgers Faculty and Staff Parking Permits are now available
  • Newark Transit System
  • Bicycle lockers are now available to rent, offering renters a covered and protected storage space for a bicycle and bicycle-related gear. Rent a bicycle locker today, here! If you have any questions about the bicycle locker program, please e-mail
  • Commuter Zone A and B permits have sold out. Please purchase a commuter Zone L permit. Should you want to be on a waitlist send name, RU ID # and desired zone to
  • The Rutgers Department of Transportation Services now offers Charter Bus Rentals to the Rutgers Community. Visit the bus rental website to learn more.
  • Parking Rules and Regulations

Contact Information

Department of
Transportation Services

Public Safety Building
55 Commercial Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Main Office 848-932-7744
Fax 732-932-1450
Bus Dispatch 848-932-7817

Cashier and General
Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:30AM - 5:00PM
September & Holiday
Hours May Vary

For any Emergency Dial

From a University Phone
Obtain an outside line Dial

Alternate Non-Emergency
Public Safety Numbers

Rutgers Police
Camden Campus: 856-225-6111
Health Sciences Campus:
Newark Campus: 973-353-5111
New Brunswick Campus:

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