New Brunswick Resources

Hot Spots


New Brunswick has a huge variety of great bars and restaurants. Each of these hotspots is located on Easton Avenue, at the heart of College Avenue Campus, and are no more than a half-mile from all RU Living properties. Now you can enjoy a night our with your friends and still stay close to home! Be sure to check out their websites for daily specials and deals. Here are some of our favorites!



Cookie Rush

176 Easton Avenue

(732) 253-7730

Olive Branch

37 Bartlett Street

(732) 729-0203

Jimmy John's

8 Easton Avenue

(732) 626-5566

Olde Queens Tavern

108 Easton Avenue

(732) 846-4006

Hansel 'n Griddle

130 Easton Avenue

(732) 846-7090

Scarlet Pub

131 Easton Avenue

(732) 247-4771

Stuff Yer Face

49 Easton Avenue

(732) 247-1727

Knight Club

164 Easton Avenue

(732) 246-1551


Stay fit!

Aside from Rutgers’ College Avenue Gym and Easton Avenue Gym, you can stay fit and healthy at Robert Wood Johnson’s Fitness and Wellness Center, located less than a mile from all RU Living properties. The RWJ gym holds classes in swimming, cycling and more, and allows its members easy access to the Massage Envy spa, located right in the same building.


New Jersey Transit

The New Brunswick Train Station is located in the heart of our city, servicing both NJTransit and Amtrak lines to New York City, Princeton, Trenton and more. The walk from our apartments on Bartlett Street to the train station is a straight shot down College Avenue, and takes less than 10 minutes.

NJTransit Buses

NJTransit also provides bus transportation throughout the city of New Brunswick. It also connects you to many hotspots, including malls, shopping centers, Newark, Atlantic City and New York City.

New Brunsquick Shuttles

New Brunsquick 1 Shuttle and New Brunsquick 2 Shuttle buses service College Avenue Campus and parts of George Street. These bus times and routes vary depending on the time of day, so be sure to double check the schedule!

Going away?

Flying home for the holidays or going away for Spring Break? Newark Liberty International Airport is just a 30-minute drive from College Avenue Campus. If you’d prefer to take a train, the NJTransit North Corridor Line can get you from New Brunswick station to the airport in 30-45 minutes.

Flying out from somewhere else? Check out how close you are to your airport:

Get here fast!

New Brunswick is located alongside many major highways. From our city, you can easily access:

  • New Jersey Turnpike
  • Garden State Parkway
  • Route 1
  • I-287

Helpful Tips for Living in New Brunswick

Remember these helpful tips for overnight parking in New Brunswick:

  • Metered parking is FREE 8PM-8AM at metered spots
  • You can find metered parking on College Avenue, Sicard Street, Morrell Street and Senior Street
  • Metered parking can be paid for with change or credit card
  • Download the Parkmobile app on your phone to add money or time to your meter
  • DO NOT park in resident-only parking without a street parking pass or hangtag

Keep New Brunswick Clean!

In an effort to keep our neighborhoods clean, the City of New Brunswick lays down some hefty fines for those who leave their trash on the street side during the week. Fortunately, for RU Living residents only, trash and recycling are taken out on appropriate trash days by RU Living property management, so you don’t have to worry about city fines. Just place your garbage in the trashcans behind your home and let us do the rest! Even though you won’t have to worry about collection, you can check out New Brunswick’s trash and recycling collection schedule here.