Refresh and refuel on our friendly campus, where residents and commuters agree: It sure feels good to be home. Rutgers–Camden offers plenty of options for living, dining, and just hanging out.
Housing & Dining
Our Campus Is Your Community
Whether you choose to live here or commute here, we want to make sure you feel at home at Rutgers–Camden.
Students who live and learn at Rutgers–Camden enjoy the convenience of campus living—short strolls, reserved parking, and between-class catnaps—and the camaraderie of their fellow residents. Our on-campus residence complex, with wired and wireless access and many amenities, is safe, secure, and less than a 10-minute walk to any campus building.
Residence Suites and Apartments
- The Tower, a 10-story building with suite-style residences reserved for undergraduates.
- The Apartments, a six-story facility that provides apartment living to graduate, law, and upper-class undergraduate students.
- 330 Cooper Street, a 12-story facility offering state-of-the-art apartment-style living, opened in August 2012.
Themed Floor Communities
Connect with other students who have similar academic interests and career goals by living in a Themed Floor Community. These unique living experiences maximize your academic and social opportunities. Themed Floors are open to all undergraduate students.
Prefer to live on your own? Camden and the surrounding region offer many lifestyle options: local neighborhoods, old-fashioned small towns, close and convenient suburbs, and the fifth-largest city in the nation. The hardest part might be choosing among them.
Here’s a sampling of popular choices.
- The Cooper Grant neighborhood, adjacent to campus along the Camden Waterfront, is a culturally diverse, civically active, and architecturally rich historic district.
- Philadelphia, with its wealth of neighborhoods and housing options, delivers cosmopolitan living and a quick commute by rail, car, or ferry.
- Collingswood, minutes away in New Jersey, attracts students and professionals with its walkable downtown, eclectic restaurant scene, and lively arts community.
Find the Food You Favor
Big meal or light snack? Sit and linger or dine and dash? There are plenty of dining options at these campus spots and nearby eateries, whether you’re a resident with a meal plan or a commuter on the go.
- The Campus Center features a full-service dining hall for breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks—and even take-out service.
- Starbucks, also in the Campus Center, is indispensable for morning coffee and afternoon pick-me-ups.
- The Bridge Café, located in the law school building, serves up soup, sandwiches, snacks, and drinks.
- The Corner in the Campus Center offers great grab-and-go options when you’re on the run.
- Around our neighborhood, options range from Asian-American cuisine to New York-style pizza to traditional pub fare—all within walking distance.
MEAL PLANS AND DINING RESOURCES
At Rutgers University–Camden, meal plans are dollars based. This means you will select the dollar amount of meals you anticipate using for an entire semester. Meal plans are available for campus residents and commuters.
With the RU Express card, you can buy meals at both on-campus and at select off-campus locations.