Who is RCSA?

We are the Rutgers Commuter Student Association and we are here to advocate and plan programs for the commuter students at Rutgers. Stop by our lounges or contact us to chat, ask questions, voice concerns and meet other students. We have various amenities available for you to use in both of our lounges, check the detailed description below to access either of our commuter lounges!


Questions? Contact us at information.rcsa@gmail.com.

Commuter Lounges

Busch Student Center (Room 171)

In the lounge you will find:

  • A microwave
  • A refrigerator to store your food
  • Computers with Internet access
  • A television
  • Videogame equipment
  • Plenty of comfortable seating

Check getINVOLVED.rutgers.edu for Lounge Hours.

Douglass Student Center Commuter Lounge (In the NJC Lounge)

In the lounge you will find:

  • Tables
  • A television
  • A commuter kitchen
  • Plenty of comfortable seating

Open during Douglass Student Center hours.

Douglass Lounge

Administrative Advisor

The administrative advisor is a part of student affairs and is responsible for making sure the organization follows Rutgers guidelines.

Susan Romano

Executive Leadership Team

The executive board is responsible to oversee progress and overall maintenance of the executive committee, as well as acting as the official or interim spokesperson for the organization. The executive board also holds authority regarding long term initiatives and executive decisions, at the discretion of the executive committee and the Administrative Advisor.

Keanu Shah

Vice President
Akanksha Singh

Sahil Sharma

Sriya Vemuri

Events Team

The RCSA Events Committee is responsible for coordinating social programs to promote the integration of commuter students into the Rutgers University community. The RCSA Events Committee facilitates connections between commuter students and other departments at the University and promotes RCSA as a home on campus for commuter students.

Questions? Contact the RCSA Events Committee at events.rcsa@gmail.com.

Senior Events Chair
Sanjana Suresh

Events Chair
Samantha Emmanuel

Events Chair
Allison Bravo

Events Chair
Nikhil Badlani

Events Chair
Lamisa Zaman

Events Chair
Arnav Sharma

Events Chair
Vidur Vaid

Public Relations Team

The RCSA Public Relations Committee is responsible for all marketing and publicity aspects of RCSA. This committee oversees all social media platforms on behalf of RCSA and manages the RCSA website. The PR Committee creates posters and flyers for all events and programs. The Public Relations Committee is also responsible for taking photographs at each RCSA event. The RCSA PR Committee is responsible for outreach to commuter students and to answer student questions regarding RCSA and Rutgers University. Outreach is achieved most commonly through Commuter Connection tabling events at the University.

Questions? Contact the RCSA Public Relations Committee at marketing.rcsa@gmail.com.

 Senior Public Relations Chair
Zeel Patel

Public Relations Chair
Nikita Badlani

Public Relations Chair
Emily Chica

Public Relations Chair
Saniya Tasnim

Public Relations Chair
Rajeev Atla

Initiatives Team

The RCSA Initiatives Committee is responsible for student advocacy and fundraising for RCSA. The Initiatives Committee works to identify areas of concern for commuter students and advocate for ways to improve the commuter student experience. The Initiatives Committee works to develop collaborations with other organizations and campus departments to enrich the student experience.

Questions? Contact the RCSA Initiatives Committee at initiatives.rcsa@gmail.com.

 Senior Initiatives Chair
Aakaash Salian

Initiatives Chair
Keanu Shah

Initiatives Chair
Luv Patel

Initiatives Chair
Houari Morrach