Graduate Program in Medicinal Chemistry
Information for New Students

The faculty, staff, and students of the Graduate Program in Medicinal Chemistry would like to extend a welcome to all incoming students. There are a number of items of business that you will need to attend to before classes begin.

Orientation Sessions for the 2022 Academic Year

*Please be aware that classes begin on Tuesday, September 6, 2022

All new students

  • Medicinal Chemistry Orientation – There will be a mandatory orientation session for all students new to the program on Monday, August 26th at 12:00 PM in Room 323A of the Pharmacy Building
  • The School of Graduate Studies, New Brunswick will hold an orientation for all new students on either Monday, August 26 at 1 PM or Tuesday, August 27 at 10:00 AM (College Avenue Student Center).
  • International Student Orientation – There is a mandatory orientation session on Monday, August 26th at 8:30 AM at the Rutgers Athletic Center on Livingston Campus where more information will be given out on programs during the week of August 26th through August 30th.

All teaching assistants

  • For ALL incoming Teaching Assistants there is a mandatory orientation on Thursday, August 29, 2022 at 8 AM at the College Avenue Student Center. You may find additional information on the Teaching Assistant Project website
  • International teaching assistants – There is a special orientation for incoming International Teaching Assistants beginning on Wednesday, August 28, 2022 at 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM (College Avenue Student Center).


Click on the WebReg link to register for classes.
The program code for Medicinal Chemistry is School – 16; Program – 663.
A listing of required and elective courses for the Medicinal Chemistry Program that are being offered during the Fall semester can be found on our website.
On the website for the Registrar you will find links for the on-line class schedule, on-line registration, and other information.

Miscellaneous Information


  • The RU ID Card

    During orientation you will receive your RU ID Card. This card serves not only as your ID card, but also as a library card, gives you access to recreation facilities and computer labs, as well as a number of other services.  If you do not receive yours at orientation, please see Elissa Glinn (Room 318 EMSOP) for assistance.

  • Medicinal Chemistry Computer Lab

    The computer lab located on the third floor of the Pharmacy Building is accessed via a key card lock. Ask Elissa Glinn (Room 318), the Department Administrative Coordinator, to program the lock to accept your RU ID Card.

  • Setting up Computer and email Accounts

    After you have a net id you should set up an email account. This can be easily done on-line from the computer lab. Once you have your new email account (your address should look like: net; note that TAs may also have an account on the faculty computer system, please advise Elissa Glinn of your address so it may be posted.

  • Keys

    Please see Elissa Glinn if you need to obtain access off hours to the Pharmacy Building or keys for the laboratories. If you are a Teaching Assistant you will also be given a key for the TA Office.  All keys must be signed for through Elissa Glinn.