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Life at Rutgers

Things to Do

Food and Drink

Whatever you’re hungry for, you’ll find it here, from elegant gourmet dining to tempting street fare, to breweries and wineries, to the authentic cuisines of virtually every ethnicity.

Arts and Culture

Aficionados of the performing arts, literature, and fine art will find no shortage of world-class museums, libraries, cultural centers, and festivals celebrating our diverse communities.

Great Outdoors

Have fun in the sun along New Jersey's 100-plus miles of coastline, promising ample swimming, sunbathing, boating, and fishing. Prefer the cold? Multiple ski resorts take advantage of our varied terrain, as do our running, hiking, biking, and horseback riding trails.


And if you're looking for nightlife or to unwind after a long day, New Jersey has clubs, bars, and venues of every description, offering the best in live music, DJs, dance, comedy, and beyond.