Are you interested in bringing your students to Rutgers Gardens? Let us know so that we can ensure your visit is a success! College class field trips to Rutgers Gardens are free but must be booked in advance to ensure full access and parking. Please complete the College Class Field Trip Form. (If you are interested in a guided visit, contact Debbie Henry.)
What Rutgers Gardens has to offer to college classes –
The living plant collections and natural landscapes of Rutgers Gardens serve as an exceptional resource for higher education classes in natural and applied sciences, social sciences and the humanities. Whether as a firsthand research opportunity or as a source of creativity and inspiration, Rutgers Gardens has much to offer. Students with a more science-based course of study will find exciting opportunities to experience this living laboratory in relation to plant science, biodiversity and sustainability. Students of the humanities can explore the Gardens to experience relationships between natural, constructed, and cultural worlds.
What you need to do before your visit –
We ask that you fill out the College Class Field Trip Form to ensure that your visit here is successful and to avoid conflicts with previously scheduled groups. Your cooperation helps us to plan accordingly for any necessary preparations, as well as providing you with information about visiting and utilization of our grounds. You will receive a confirmation that contains important information about your visit, including parking and restroom facilities.
Important information for your visit –
- All visitors must follow the Garden Etiquette and Rules guidelines.
- Removal of any plant materials—including flowers, seeds, leaves, fruit, cuttings, etc.—is prohibited, without prior permission.
- Any research projects performed in the gardens must be approved ahead of time by Bruce Crawford, the Garden Director.
- If you have questions about your visit, contact Debbie Henry.