Student Organizations

Students at the Bloustein School are active in civic, educational, and recreational activities within the school and university communities. The school hosts three formal student organizations:


Graduate Student Organizations

The Rutgers Association of Policy and Planning Students (RAPPS) seeks to encourage and facilitate open communication among students, faculty, staff and administration, to represent and advocate for the interests of planning and policy graduate students, and to promote and enact necessary improvements, so as to enhance the overall educational experience.


The International Development Interest Group (IDIG), was established in early 2009 and in 2010 was recognized as a Graduate Student Association. IDIG functions as a forum for the exchange of ideas and information, as well as a platform for collaborative work around various themes and geographies of relevance in planning and policy work in low- and middle-income countries.

Walk Bloustein Bike Bloustein (WBBB) is a graduate student interest group whose goal is to provide an opportunity for students to learn more about bicycle and pedestrian planning and advocate for improved biking and walking facilities on the Rutgers University campus.

Women's Leadership Conference (WLC) is a conference aimed at graduate students at Rutgers University who are looking for a space to discuss our challenges and successes as professional women about to begin or return to our careers after graduate school. The mission and goal of the conference is to highlight our strengths and acquire new strategies that will propel us forward in our future endeavors. In addition, the objective of the Organizing Committee is to equip attendees with leadership skills as well as the ability to find balance in the various roles we will all play in society. The conference allows students to learn from women have once been in their shoes and can share their wisdom and lessons. The conference is open to all graduate women at Rutgers.


Undergraduate Student Organizations

The Bloustein Public Service Association (BPSA) undergraduate student organization is dedicated to providing a forum for students interested in public service initiatives. The organization is open to all Rutgers – New Brunswick undergraduate students from all disciplines.


The mission of the Epsilon Beta Chapter of Eta Sigma Gamma (National Health Education Honorary) is promotion of the discipline by elevating the standards, ideals, competence and ethics of professionally prepared men and women in Health Education.


Other Affiliated Organizations:

The Rutgers Future Healthcare Administrators club is a professional student organization for undergraduate students interested in the field of Healthcare Administration. It focuses on opening networking, and academic opportunities for students by way of different social events we hold on campus.