Academic Services

The Office of Academic Services provides academic advising to students in the first two pre-professional years of the PharmD program. The Office oversees services in areas such as orientation, registration, and scheduling of classes and provides information for prospective students on admissions and transfer policies. Contact our office by emailing

Laura Sclafani
Assistant Dean    
Geri Urbanski
Administrative Assistant
Phone: (848) 445 6336

Resources for Current PharmD Students

Welcome Class of 2030

Class of 2030 FAQs

EMSOP Advanced Placement (AP) Credit Information

EMSOP Transfer Credit Guidelines

Under a Consortium Agreement at Rutgers University–New Brunswick, an undergraduate, matriculated student may receive financial assistance to take courses at another school (host school) and have the completed credits count toward their degree requirements at Rutgers. Prior to applying for financial assistance, students MUST obtain pre-approval from their school-based academic advisor and have a completed financial aid application (FAFSA) on file for the appropriate award year.

If you are pre-approved to complete course(s) outside of Rutgers University–New Brunswick and would like to be considered for financial aid for those course(s), please visit  for additional information.

Technical Standards

Online Credit Over-ride Request Form (for pharmacy students only) 

Leave of Absence/Withdrawal Requests:
PharmD students are expected to maintain continuous enrollment throughout the degree program. However, in some instances students may need to request a leave of absence and/or withdraw from a semester for varying reasons (e.g. military service, medical, financial, etc.).  Taking a leave of absence or withdrawing from a semester may impact a student’s graduation date, financial aid, housing, access to health services, etc.  For these reasons, PharmD students are encouraged to contact the Office of Academic Services at to discuss their Leave of Absence or Withdrawal, prior to submitting their request.

Student Handbook

Student Advising (P1 – P4 Students)

Resources for Student Success

Rutgers Learning Centers

Rutgers Student Health Services


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