Rutgers University Department of Physics and Astronomy
Class Policies and Resources
The course schedule and guidelines are all subject to change.
It is your responsibility to make yourself aware of any and all changes
by attending class and maintaining an open line of communication with the
for the university's policy on attendance and cancellation of classes.
All absences should be reported at
- Electronic Devices:
The instructor will specify whether it is acceptable to use
laptops/tablets/phones to access online resources during class.
You may not place phone calls, send messages, use social media, or access
unrelated websites during class. If you are expecting an emergency call,
please inform the instructor before class begins.
- Academic Integrity:
Students will be held to the
Rutgers policy on academic
Please familiarize yourself with the different
levels of violations and sanctions.
- Disability Services:
Address: Lucy Stone Hall, Suite A145, Livingston Campus, 54 Joyce Kilmer Avenue, Piscataway, NJ 08854
Rutgers University welcomes students with disabilities into all of the
University's educational programs. In order to receive consideration for
reasonable accommodations, a student with a disability must contact the
appropriate disability services office at the campus where you are
officially enrolled, participate in an intake interview, and provide
documentation (click here for details).
If the documentation supports your request for reasonable accommodations,
your campus's disability services office will provide you with a Letter
of Accommodations. Share this letter with your instructors and discuss
the accommodations with them as early in your courses as possible.
To begin this process, please complete the
form on the ODS web site.
- Student Wellness Services:
- Counseling, ADAP & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)
CAPS is a University mental health support service that includes counseling,
alcohol and other drug assistance, and psychiatric services staffed by a
team of professional within Rutgers Health services to support students'
efforts to succeed at Rutgers University. CAPS offers a variety of services
that include: individual therapy, group therapy and workshops, crisis
intervention, referral to specialists in the community and consultation
and collaboration with campus partners.
- Violence Prevention & Victim Assistance (VPVA)
Address: 3 Bartlett Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
The Office for Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance provides confidential
crisis intervention, counseling and advocacy for victims of sexual and
relationship violence and stalking to students, staff and faculty.
To reach staff during office hours when the university is open or to
reach an advocate after hours, call 848-932-1181.
- Scarlet Listeners
Free and confidential peer counseling and referral hotline, providing a
comforting and supportive safe space.