About Sports Clubs
The Sport Club Department at Rutgers University consists of 57 student lead organizations for over 3,000 participants on all 5 New Brunswick campuses of the State University of New Jersey. The professional staff are responsible are responsible for the implementation of the program with the student officers of each Sport Club.
Develop high-level interscholastic sport organizations for students seeking the challenge of competition or an outlet to experience new sport through developing physical, social, and mental wellbeing.
As of July 1, 2021, the definition of a Sport Club is a:
Non-Academic student organization that competes two or more times inter-collegiately sanctioned by a governing body or association excluding regional or national competitions.
All full-time enrolled students (under-graduate, graduate, professional and doctoral) on the Rutgers New Brunswick-Piscataway Campus paying the University Recreation Fee are eligible to participate in Sport Clubs. All faculty & staff with a recreation membership are eligible to participate.
All students must complete and be approved on Do Sports Easy to practice or compete. Do Sports Easy is the Sport Club departments administrative website to assist with risk management for Clubs and members.
Individual leagues and governing bodies may have different requirements for competing.
Students at Rutgers- Camden or Rutgers- Newark are eligible to participate if the campus they attend classes on does not have an active Sport Club organization in their desired Sport.
To be an active Club organization must complete the below requirements during officer transitions. The Sport Club office will contact the outgoing officers and incoming officers to complete these requirements. If requirements are not met, the Sport Club Office will hold a general membership meeting for the Club to ensure that the Club has had every opportunity to fulfill the Transition Requirements to remain active.
- Submit the Transition Form- Due in April
- Submit Budgets- Due in Spring for the upcoming year
- Submit Constitution- Due before the Fall Semester
- Complete all components of Required Officer Trainings- Completed in August/ September