Quads, Livingston Campus

The Business and Economics Discovery House is a self-selected group of first-year students who will enjoy the benefits of sharing academic experiences while making new friends, exploring common interests and being a part of a close community of peers. Students will benefit from programs and activities, and having a residence life staff member provide help in acclimating to Rutgers.

This is a community for students who have a strong interest in studies related to business and economics, broadly conceived, such as finance, accounting, economic policy, data analytics, econometrics, computational economics, marketing, operations management, consulting, etc. Academic and Career advising and planning is a key element of the program.

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Students accepted into the community will live in Quad III Residence Hall on the Livingston Campus. Quads offer study rooms, laundry facilities, kitchens, house lounges, as well as a main lounge. The Livingston Quads have lots of green space surrounding them and are adjacent to the Livingston Recreation Center, near Livingston Student Center, Livingston Dining Hall, and walking distance to Jersey Mike’s Arena, the Rutgers Cinema, and the Livingston Plaza.

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Programming for this community has included:

  • How to stand out at career fairs — Preparing for RU careers fairs in advance, during the fair and then what to do after
  • One Major = Many Career Options – Review of major options and different career paths
  • The Importance of Internships – Review of gaining experience through internships, as well as how to get an internship
  • What is networking?  — Importance of networking and different strategies
  • Connection with faculty and staff outside of the classroom
  • Attendance at the involvement fair
  • Participation in social events as a community e.g. football games

To be eligible, students must:

  1. Open to first-year and incoming transfer students in all undergraduate schools
  2. Take a placement test ASAP so that we may review your scores: https://oirap.rutgers.edu/testplace.html
  3. Place into Calculus or higher and place into 01:355:101 Expository Writing/College Writing or 01:355:104 College Writing Extended
  4. Select Business and Economics on the Housing application
  5. In order to participate in an LLC, you must live in the building in which the LLC is located

LLC Orientation
Make Rutgers home! We’d like you to begin to connect with students, faculty, and staff even before the start of classes. LLC move-in will take place on Tuesday, August 29 and LLC orientation will occur Wednesday, August 30.

As a participant, you will:

  • Attend community sponsored events and mentoring conversations
  • Register yourself for specific LLC sections of the following courses in the fall semester: in two courses for the fall semester:
    • Macroeconomics
    • First-Year Interest Group Seminar (FIGS) on Business
  • Register yourself for specific sections of the following courses in the spring semester:
    • Microeconomics
    • Computer Applications for Business (if it aligns with your major)

Application Process

For more information, please submit an interest form.