This summer, RU-tv upgraded the television services on the New Brunswick campus with a greatly expanded High Definition channel line up and a 1-year pilot of HBO and Encore channels.

September 20, 2016

August 18 System Upgrade Status Message: The Network upgrade is going well. Please note that you will need to rescan your television channels (both antenna and cable) to make sure you are receiving all the channels in the lineup.

August 18, 2016

RU-tv has expanded its programming lineup.  Encore (Ch. 36.8) and Encore Classic (Ch. 36.9) have been added to the channels lineup along with POP (35.6), The Science Channel (35.7) and Bloomberg (35.8). 

Please re-program your television set to get the Encore channels. 

November 2, 2015

As of October 1, 2015, sports channels MSG, MSG+ and SNY will no longer be carried the RU-tv Network.
These channels were included in a sports package that we subscribed to, but the channels decided to leave the package and become premium services.

October 1, 2015

Watch the videos here.

Congratulations Class of 2015!

September 5, 2014

RU-tv has converted its signal from Analog to Digital. As a result, it has a new Channel Lineup (check RU-tv channel guide for more info). All channels on the network now start on channel 23.1.

August 28, 2014

The RU-tv channels will be converting to all digital on Friday, August 1. There will be a disruption of service with the channel assignments and the work should be completed by late next week. Please check the Channel Guide for the new channel lineup.

July 30, 2014

The Weather Channel is back on channels 14 and 32.3.

April 9, 2014


DirecTV has removed The Weather Channel from their lineup. The Weather Nation channel has replaced The Weather Channel on channels 14 and 32.3. 

January 14, 2014

Please note that when connecting a TV for the first time or if you are already connected to the RU-tv cable system, these changes may require you to reprogram your TV to view the RU-tv channels. Users can find this function in the menu of their televisions.

August 7, 2013

The Rutgers HD Movie Channel on 106.1 has been switched to channel 70.1

July 24, 2013

Channels 100.1 through 107.6 have been updated. Many TVs will require reprogramming through their menu functions. If you need assistance, please call 732-932-RUTV (7888). This number is answered by RU-info.

July 16, 2013

Several channels are being detoured as we perform work on the network:

SNY 70 to 107.1
SPEED 72 to 107.2
NBCS 73 to 107.3
MLB 74 to 107.4
NFL 71 to 107.5

Current TV is temporarily going off the air. Thank you for your patience.


June 20, 2013

The Weather Channel has been moved to channel 14.

The Big Ten Network has been added to channel 10.

June 13, 2013

An inside look at Rutgers Day and many of the exciting and unique things it had to offer!


April 29, 2013

Alyssa Caroprese (SEBS 2012) credits RU-tv’s WeatherWatcher program with helping her land her dream job as a TV broadcaster in Medford, Oregon.

December 6, 2012