Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center

Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Events
Corporate Social Events
Leisure Travel
Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats

Unique Venue Feature

Big 10 Collegiate Campus Environment
Your meeting and conference guests will sense the energy, enthusiasm and inspiration of our campus location when hosting your next gathering at the Rutgers University Inn and Conference Center. Set on 21 wooded acres of the New Brunswick Campus of Rutgers University, our facilities provide meeting spaces and services, overnight accommodations and free onsite parking. Visit our website to learn and see more. Better yet, schedule a tour.


The Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center boasts eight conference rooms totaling 3,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, making it an ideal location for small meetings, retreats, and workshops in the area. The Dining Room features 1,775 square feet of flexible event space in a sun-washed room with large windows that is surrounded by a panoramic view of the stunning lawns and woods on campus.

Catering for special events is also available for up to 100 guests and fine catering is provided by professional chefs that can tailor the meal to your budget and specific dining needs. The venue also features a variety of buffet style offerings as well as packaged meals. Surrounded in tranquility, the Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center contains guest rooms thoughtfully designed with the comfort of overnight guests in mind as well.

Food & Beverage Options

The Dining Room

The Dining Room, a sun-washed space with views of the majestic arbor trail and great lawns, is a lovely space for large, sit-down programs or a shared meal. All catering is provided by Rutgers University Catering & Dining services.

Snacks and coffee are available for purchase from the front desk for guests of the Inn looking for a light bite to eat. For guests looking for restaurant fare, Neilson Dining Hall is within walking distance across the street.
Seating Capacity: 120

Catering Options

Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center

We partner exclusively with Rutgers University Catering and Dining Services to provide delicious and seasonal offerings appropriate for your meeting and event planning. From coffee and bagels to passed hors d'oeuvres, our dedicated coordinator will ensure every detail is delicious!


  • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 50
  • Number of Overnight Rooms: 36
  • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
  • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : Free
Overnight Room Attributes
  • Air-conditioned rooms available
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron
  • Linens Provided
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Television
  • Towels
  • WiFi

Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center

Surrounded in tranquility, the Rutgers University Inn & Conference Center features guest rooms thoughtfully designed to provide comfort while you’re working or relaxing. Each room includes: A separate workspace, appropriate seating, ample lighting, hair dryer, bath toiletries, micro-fridge, radio alarm clock, complimentary high-speed Internet access, complimentary HD cable television, and complimentary parking.

Envision yourself and guests at our facility through our Photo Gallery.
26 Rooms | Two double Beds

This accommodation has A/C

Featured Amenities

Accessible Facilities
Air Conditioning
Cannabis Friendly
In-House Catering
Near Public Transit
Outdoor Space
Overnight Rooms
Paid Parking
Running Trails

Venue Location + Transportation


178 Ryders Lane,

New Brunswick New Brunswick, 08901



Nearby Airport

Newark International Airport - 40 minutes

Nearby International Airport

Newark International Airport - 40 minutes


Parking on Site: Yes

Nearby Cities

New York City – 40|Philadelphia, PA – 60|Newark, NJ – 25

Things to Know


Must Use In-House Catering: Yes

External Catering Allowed: No

Can Bring In Own Food: No

Cultural Catering Available: Yes

Food And Beverage Onsite: Yes

Venue Policies

Smoking Permitted: No

Cannabis Industry-Friendly: Yes

ADA Accessible: Yes

Family Friendly: Yes

Pet Friendly: No


Complimentary wireless throughout facility. Personalized attention during programs.

Guest Wi-Fi: Free

Onsite Tech Support: No

Wi-Fi In Meeting Space: Yes

Equipment Available On-Site:
  • Projector Screen
  • Microphones
  • Sound System


"The location is fantastic since I was working at Cook, and the staff were helpful."

Rutgers University Department Hotel Guest- Anonymous

"I have stayed at your facility several times now and have enjoyed my stay every time. I haven't learned anyone's name yet, but everyone is always very friendly and helpful. They are helpful with restaurant choices, directions, campus knowledge, etc. The place is always very clean."

Individual Traveler Hotel Guest - Julie

"Thank you for such a fine and lovely dinner for my 80th Birthday Party. My family and I had a happy evening."

Social Event Planner- Jennie Fischer

"Your staff was very helpful and attentive. We use your facility for any Middlesex County events that we have."

Event Planner - Anonymous

Everything went well. The room was perfect for what we needed and the food was great. The Rutgers employee who was in charge was very helpful and took care of all our needs. Thank you very much for making our memorial service possible.

Memorial Event Planner - Andy Stanton

It's a great conference center with wonderful views and a great staff!

Conference Event Coordinator - APCS, Richard Klein