At least one occupant must be a REGISTERED full time matriculating student at Rutgers University Newark Campus. The program director of the graduate department or undergraduate school in which the student is enrolled determines “registration”. Part-time students and those on practical training are ineligible.
The student must be living with either a spouse or one minor dependent child. For this purpose, “spouse” includes those persons approved through the Affidavit of Domestic Partnership Process (Marriage for Heterosexual couples, and legal certification for Homosexual couples). In this agreement, “minor dependent child” means a dependent child not having reached his or her 5th birthday, in the full time custody of and residing with, the student as the full time custodial parent.
A minimum of three (3) research credits are required of students who are doctoral candidates working the equivalent of full time on their degree requirements
Students are eligible for family housing for a maximum of five (5) years, or three (3) years in case of post-Doctoral appointments. This agreement will terminate on the date any student reaches the three (3) or five (5) year limit on eligibility.
Students are immediately ineligible for family housing upon the occurrence of any of the following events:
Rent: The student shall pay the monthly rent stated on the original lease.