Recreation General Use Policies

  • Recreation is committed to providing a safe and enjoyable environment that fosters the wellness of the Rutgers University community.  All members and guests of our facilities are expected to follow all Rutgers University policies, rules and regulations stated in the Code of Student Conduct Section VII as well as Recreation rules and procedures. 

  • All users must check in and out at the front desk with their valid, university-issued Rutgers ID cards.  As a courtesy, in the case that an individual does not have their physical ID card, they will be permitted to enter using their NetID up to (3) times per semester. After (3) lookups, entry will not be permitted without a physical Rutgers ID card. 

  • Guests are not permitted in recreation centers or recreational programs at this time 

  • Recreation is not responsible for any damaged, lost or stolen personal items. Lockers are available.  Personal items should always be kept with you or in a locked locker.  Large bags such as backpacks are not permitted in any activity area. 

  • Please bring only essential items with you. Keep your belongings near you and out of walkways/doorways.  Locker use is unavailable. 

  • Personal items that are left behind will be discarded at the end of each day.  Exceptions to this include items that are considered valuable as per RUPD (cash, jewelry, phones/tablets/laptops, government-issued ID cards), which will be transferred to RUPD. 

  • Group reservations are available. Please check our Facility Rentals/Reservations page for updates. Facility Rentals/Reservations. 

  • Food is not allowed in any activity space. 

  • Drinks must be kept in a sealed, non-glass container. Glass containers are prohibited. 

  • Abuse and/or misuse of equipment is prohibited.  Equipment must be used in the proper manner. Equipment is not to be removed from designated area without approval. 

  • The possession use and/or distribution of alcoholic beverages, or illegal drugs, or/and dangerous weapons are prohibited. 

  • Animals are not permitted in facility, except trained service animals. 

  • Roller blades/skates, skateboards and shoes with built-in wheels are prohibited from use. 

  • Headphones must be used while listening to personal music. 

  • Bicycles and mopeds are prohibited from being brought into/used in recreation centers. 

  • Use of facilities for paid instructional or coaching purposes is prohibited. 

  • Cameras and video equipment are not allowed in the facilities without prior approval.