School of Public Health - Newark

Directions to Rutgers School of Public Health, Newark location

Located in north New Jersey, our Newark location is within easy reach of several major highways, including the New Jersey Turnpike, the Garden State Parkway and Route 78 and can be accessed via public transit.

From NJ Turnpike | From Garden State Parkway | From Route 78 | Via Public Transit 

From the New Jersey Turnpike (North or South)  

Take Exit 15W to Route 280 West. On 280 West, exit at Orange/6th Street. Make a right at the exit ramp onto Orange Street. At the first light, make a right onto First Street, which turns into Bergen Street at the West Market Street intersection.

From the Garden State Parkway (North or South)

Take Exit 145 to Route 280 East. On Route 280 East, stay to the left to exit at First Street. Make a right onto First Street, which turns into Bergen Street at the West Market Street intersection.

From Route 78 (East or West)

Take Exit 56, Elizabeth Avenue. At the light, make a left onto Elizabeth Avenue. Go one block to next light and turn left onto West Bigelow. Take West Bigelow to Bergen Street and make a right onto Bergen Street. Continue on Bergen and park in one of the designated lots.

Parking Information

Refer to the Rutgers Health Sciences at Newark campus map. The School of Public Health on the Newark Campus is located in the Stanley S. Bergen Building of Rutgers Health Sciences at Newark (not on Rutgers-Newark Campus). Be sure to obtain a parking permit from the individual, office or department you are visiting, as well as which lot to park in. Do not park in a space that is noted as Reserved or Guaranteed Parking. Otherwise, below are options for metered or hourly parking.

  • Take the first left after W. Market St. for the University’s Administration Complex, low beige buildings, and metered parking in Lot 9.
  • Proceed straight on Bergen St. across 12th Ave. to park for other Rutgers schools and units. Turn left about 500 feet beyond 12th Ave.; bear left for self-parking in DOC parking garage (hourly rates), bear right for valet parking at entrance to University Hospital.
  • Or continue straight on Bergen St. to the traffic light at South Orange Ave. Turn left and at the first light, turn left into the university complex and metered parking in Lot 1. 

Via Public Transit

PATH, and Amtrak rail lines and New Jersey Transit trains and buses serve Newark Penn Station in downtown Newark. A free Rutgers shuttle runs between Rutgers Health Sciences at Newark (including the Bergen Building) and Penn Station. New Jersey Transit buses also stop at the Newark Campus, use either Bus #21, #31 or #34.

For information about the shuttle service, go to the Rutgers Department of Transportation and click on Newark Campus Buses under Transportation.


Parking on Campus

Parking on campus is limited.

Be sure to talk to the individual, office or department you are visiting for parking information.

Newark Location

Contact the Office of Student Affairs in Newark with your questions about the School.

Newark Campus
Stanley S. Bergen Bldg
65 Bergen Street, Room 701
Newark, NJ 07101
p. 973-972-7212
f. 973-972-8032

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