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Can I take a semester off from the Master of Business and Science (MBS) degree?

Yes. If you are a current Master of Business and Science (MBS) degree student and you need to take a temporary leave (fall/spring) due to extenuating circumstances such as work travel, illness, etc, register for matriculation continued, 16:137:800. for a maximum of two consecutive terms. This is essentially a placeholder to keep your status active. Please also notify your advisor. Failure to register for matriculation continued will result in the deactivation of your Rutgers NetID/email in addition to submitting a readmission form. There is no tuition fee for this registration, although a student fee is charged. For international students, you will have to check with your International Student Advisor for information regarding visa regulations and eligibility for this option.

Steps to register for Matriculation continued:

  1. Login to WebReg using your NetId and password:
  2. Choose semester [Spring or Fall]
  3. Navigate to Course Lookup and choose the respective location of your graduate program.
  4. In the Course lookup tab, under Search by keyword enter the course number (16:137:800) and click submit.
  5. The course appears as shown below. and you can click on the Register link to proceed further.