About Us

The Rutgers Commuter Student Association (formerly Off-Campus Students’ Association) is an inclusive volunteer student organization whose primary role is to serve commuter students’ needs and interests while building a community on campus. RCSA promotes commuter student integration into the larger Rutgers population through programming and advocacy with other student organizations, committees and departments.

 

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

Commuter Lounge

Our lounge for commuter students is located in the Busch Student Center, Room 171.01

In this lounge you will find:

  • A microwave to heat up your food
  • A refrigerator to store your food
  • Computers with internet access
  • A TV for all to enjoy
  • Plenty of comfortable seating

The RCSA lounge is a great place to hang out in your free time, or in between classes!

The lounge is open from 9AM-8PM (Monday-Thursday) and 10AM-5PM (Friday).

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.

Sabri Rafi

President
Sabri Rafi

Michelle Arias

Vice President
Michelle Arias

Sruti Madhusudhan

Treasurer
Sruti Madhusudhan

Soundarya Nattuva

Secretary
Soundarya Nattuva

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.

Danial Chowdhury

Events Chair
Danial Chowdhury

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Events Chair
Nicolas Lee

Shruti Jadhav

Events Chair
Shruti Jadhav

Krishna Gandhi

Events Chair
Krishna Gandhi

Prachi Bhuptani

Events Chair
Prachi Bhuptani

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.

Samina Fazli

Senior Initiatives Chair
Samina Fazli

Rachana Kelshikar

Senior Initiatives Chair
Rachana Kelshikar

Fatimah Ahmed

Initiatives Chair
Fatimah Ahmed

Madhuri

Initiatives Chair
Madhuri Bhupathiraju

Viktor Krapivin

Initiatives Chair
Viktor Krapivin

Adeel Ahmed

RUSA Chair
Adeel Ahmed

Marketing Team

The RCSA Marketing 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 Marketing Committee creates posters and flyers for all events and programs. The Marketing Committee is also responsible for taking photographs at each RCSA event.

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

Alyssa Pascua-

Senior Marketing Chair
Alyssa Pascua

Priyanka Dhulkhed

Marketing Chair
Priyanka Dhulkhed

Recruitment Team

The RCSA Recruitment 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. The Recruitment Committee is responsible for coordinating RUSHour Meetings where students are invited to engage commuter students in a social yet informative way.

Questions? Contact the RCSA Recruitment Committee at recruitment.rcsa@gmail.com.

Yelani

Senior Recruitment Chair
Yelani Warusawithana

Aishwarya Sridhar

Recruitment Chair
Aishwarya Sridhar

Colleen Au

Recruitment Chair
Colleen Au