Information for Parents

Congratulations! Your child has earned a seat at Mason Gross School of the Arts. Each student admitted to Mason Gross has a specific talent. We are dedicated to creating programs in art & design, dance, music, and theater that allow your child to develop and mature with the vision of becoming a professional artist in his or her chosen field.

Refer to the Scarlet Guide [PDF] for more information about starting your child's college career.

Summer Orientation

All Mason Gross students are encouraged to attend a New Student Summer Orientation. The New Student Orientation will help your son/daughter become acclimated to Rutgers University as a whole.
New Student Orientation is designed to help students:

  • Navigate the campus and identify available resources.
  • Facilitate connections with students, faculty, and staff.
  • Learn about academic expectations and intellectual opportunities.
  • Become knowledgeable about Rutgers history and contributions to the local and global community.
  • Understand the meaning and importance of getting involved and becoming a proud member of the Rutgers community.
  • Appreciate the diversity of culture, opportunities, and experiences of Rutgers.
  • Become independent, responsible, and engaged citizens.
  • Develop safe and healthy lifestyle habits.

For more information, visit this website.