• Welcome

    Welcome to the Office of University-Community Partnerships (OUCP) at Rutgers-Newark! For over a decade, OUCP has been strengthening Rutgers’ engagement with the Greater Newark community, the New Jersey region and beyond. Find out more here.

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  • Campus & Visitor Info

    OUCP’s Campus & Visitor Information Services unit is available to assist faculty, staff, students, and visitors to Rutgers-Newark and the surrounding community. Call (973) 353-1766 or learn more here.

  • Conference & Event Management Services

    OUCP’s Conference and Event Management unit provides event planning and management expertise to faculty, staff, students, and to local, regional, and national organizations in the Greater Newark community. Find out more.


Community Engagement Guide

A complete list of Rutgers-Newark programs that engage the Greater Newark community. More →

RU Ready for Work Program 2014

RU Ready for Work

The RU Ready for Work Program is making a difference in the lives of many Newark high school students. This report chronicles the evolution of highly innovative and successful career-readiness model. To learn more click here.

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News & Events

Conferences and Events

OUCP connects Rutgers with local, regional, and statewide community partners to host conferences and stage events that advance Rutgers’ academic, research, and public service mission.

Community Engagement Scholars Program Positions

News & Resources

Women’s History Month Film Festival

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Women's History Month Film Festival Jazz Concert

Civic Engagement, published by the School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) at Rutgers University-Newark, is a magazine that seeks to deepen the discourse about, and underscore our shared commitment to, public service, especially in the greater Newark area. The spring 2014 issue highlights two OUCP programs: “A Super Celebration of Jazz Saxophones at Rutgers University-Newark” and “Pathways to Brain Health in the African-American Community: Keeping Your Mind Sharp and Avoiding Alzheimer’s Disease.” To access this issue, click on the image above. To see previous Civic Engagement magazines, please click here.

Past News