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#RUTGERSWORKS Career Challenge Game

At Career Exploration and Success, we know how hard Rutgers students work! To show our support for your hard work and encourage you to set aside time to focus on your future, we provide you with an incentive… FREE SPRING 2022 TUITION* and other prizes. All currently registered Rutgers University-New Brunswick students, undergraduate or graduate level, are eligible to participate.

The challenge will open up on Monday, August 23, and close on Monday, December 6, 2021. A link to access and create your gameboard will be available during the challenge time period on this page.



You must be a currently enrolled Rutgers University-New Brunswick undergraduate or graduate student.


Complete a number of career-related activities and be entered to win prizes during the monthly and grand prize raffle.

  • MONTHLY PRIZES: Students with five or more stamps by the first week of each month (e.g., September, October, November) are entered into the monthly $50 Amazon gift card raffle. Earn extra raffle entries by completing even more stamps (e.g., 5 Stamps = 1 Challenge Raffle Entry, 10 Stamps = 2 Entries, 15 Stamps = 3 Entries). 
  • GRAND PRIZES: Students with ten or more completed stamps by 11:59 pm (EST) on Monday, December 6, are entered into the grand prize drawing to win free tuition* for Fall 2021. Earn extra raffle entries by completing even more stamps (e.g., 10 Stamps = 1 Challenge Raffle Entry, 20 Stamps = 2 Entries, 30 Stamps = 3 Entries).
  • All raffle winners will be emailed and announced on social media the week of May 10-14 on social media. Be sure to follow Career Exploration and Success on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for our announcements!
  • Create your gameboard here, and start to earn your stamps!

* Free tuition equals the current semester SAS in-state tuition rate of $6,115.00

Please add to your safe emails list to prevent any problems during the notification process. 


  1. Log in using your NetID and password when the challenge opens (link will be available on August 23). The first time you log in you will need to create a challenge game board.
  2. Get started by attending our virtual events, utilizing our online tools, and engaging with our resources.
  3. If you are attending a virtual event, make sure you “swipe in” and enter your RUID in event registration. We will also utilize your evaluation from workshops and events as proof of attendance.  After the event, access the #RUTGERSWORKS challenge portal to view your current status (it may take some time for event-related items to display). If you are utilizing an online resource, earn credit by answering three to four quick questions to prove you’ve used the resource.


Contact our office at or 848-932-0144 if you have any questions.


  • Generally, tuition is calculated based on a number of factors. For the purposes of the challenge, tuition payment will equal no more than the equivalent of one semester of undergraduate in-state tuition ($6,115.00) as calculated in Spring 2021. Payment excludes student fees and other costs associated with attendance and enrollment.
  • To qualify, contestants must be a currently enrolled Rutgers-New Brunswick Undergraduate student. You must be able to produce a valid RUID number.
  • Your participation in the game will earn you entry into a drawing if you complete any ten challenge requirements during the challenge period. The announcement of the #RUTGERSWORKS winner will be made in December.
  • Entries must be the direct work and participation of each individual contestant.
  • International and out-of-state students may enter the contest. If an international or out-of-state student is selected as a winner, they will receive a tuition payment equivalent to the in-state tuition rate above and will be responsible for paying the balance of their tuition cost.
  • Career Exploration and Success (CES) is not responsible for any failure to complete the process and procure a Challenge stamp, even after you have completed the application activity. Only after achieving and activating the required number of Challenge credits will a contestant be entered into the grand prize drawing.
  • The winner must come to Career Exploration and Success (Gateway Transit Village location at 106 Somerset Street, 4th FL, New Brunswick, NJ 08901)* to pick up and sign for their prize. Winners must produce official identification such as a driver’s license or RU ID. *This location could change due to COVID-19.
  • The winner must be willing to have their picture taken and provide a brief profile summary of themselves for future marketing of the program.
  • By participating in the challenge, contestants agree to release the use of their name, photo, image, and likeness to Rutgers University and Career Exploration and Success for use in future advertising, publicity, and media now or hereafter devised throughout the world in perpetuity, without additional compensation, notification or permission. Winners must be available and willing to be featured on social media and other marketing avenues.
  • Career Exploration and Success reserves the right to, at its discretion, reschedule the challenge, entry, and/or end dates, modify the entry procedures, cancel the challenge, or cancel the awarding of the prize for any reason.
  • Contestants must provide CES with an accurate email address and phone number. We will use this contact information to connect with the winner.
  • The #RUTGERSWORKS challenge is open to Rutgers-New Brunswick undergraduate or graduate students only.