Student Resources

Student Handbook

The Graduate Student Handbook for Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences Students is for informational use only and does not constitute a contract between Rutgers and any student. It may be changed by Rutgers without prior notice to students. Any rules, regulations, policies, procedures or other representations made herein may be interpreted and applied by Rutgers to promote fairness and academic excellence, based on the circumstances of each individual situation. Some pertinent University policies have been summarized to highlight their relevance to graduate students.

Graduate School New Brunswick students should visit the Graduate School New Brunswick website for rules, regulations, policies & procedures. 

Academic Forms

Please note that academic forms for Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School students for the graduate school need to be filled out to track student progress including for qualifying exam, committee meetings, thesis defense and graduation.

Forms for Graduate School New Brunswick students may be obtained directly from the Graduate School in New Brunswick or on the GSNB website.

Financial Information

The Program aims to provide all incoming students with fellowship support or a graduate or teaching assistantship for the first year. Support via an NIH funded training program may also be available to some students. During subsequent years, students are typically supported by graduate assistantships or teaching assistantships (for a maximum of two years) through the completion of their dissertations.


Rutgers Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School offers interdisciplinary training in specialties including Biochemistry, Pharmacology, Physiology, Environmental Exposure, Molecular Genetics, Biomedical Engineering, Toxicology, and Neuroscience.  These graduate training programs are offered jointly with Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey Graduate School New Brunswick on our Piscataway and New Brunswick campuses.


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