Welcome to Rutgers Cinema!

Our mission is to keep you entertained, it’s that simple. Put those books down, stop by, relax and unwind. You deserve it!

Find us!

We’re located in The Plaza at Livingston Campus at Rutgers University, across the street from the Livingston Student Center. Our address is 105 Joyce Kilmer Ave, Piscataway, NJ and we’re easily accessible via the university’s bus transportation system. You can’t get any more convenient than that.
Phone (848) 445-1124 
Email info@rutgerscinema.com

About Rutgers

Rutgers Cinema is a state-of-the-art, three-screen cinema featuring digital projectors, stadium seating and surround sound. The Cinema will host first-run movies, film festivals, special events and much more.

Hours of Operation

Rutgers Cinema is open every day of the week, every day of the the year, including holidays! Whenever you are in the mood for a movie, it's showtime!
Movies generally start around 1 pm and run throught the 10 o clock hour, films could begin as early as 10 am and end as late as midnight for those special blockbusters, so keep an eye out on our main page! Check out our showtimes for the most up-to-date schedules.


Livingston Campus is served by the Rutgers University bus system and easily accessible from all the New Brunswick – Piscataway Campuses. For the most up-to-date bus schedules, please visit TransLoc.


Parking is available in Lot 112A for non-affiliate Rutgers Cinema visitors while at the cinema only. Students, Staff, and Faculty patrons are required to park according to their permit at all times.
Non-affiliate visitors can park for free in lot 112A, Monday through Friday 4pm – 2am. It is a subsection of about 75 spots behind the cinema in lot 112. The Cinema lot 112A can also be used on the weekend.
Visitors are also provided free parking on weekends, starting 5pm on Friday through 6am on Monday, in the Yellow and Green Lot. However, this does not include game day parking for the RAC. The full Rutgers Athletic schedule with listings for the RAC can be found here.  
Visitors are also provided with weekday parking limited to 1 hour in the first row of the Green Lot and 30 minutes on-street parking on Rockafeller Rd and Joyce Kilmer Ave. To identify the first row of the Green Lot, look for the visitor parking sign behind Kilmer's Market.  
Students, faculty and staff can park in their dedicated parking lots utilizing their existing permits. 
See the parking map for more information. 

Ticket Prices

Matinee (Mon-Sun before 2PM) - effective 7/1/2021
Rutgers ID - $5.00
Other School (ID required) - $5.00
Child (2-12 years old) - $5.00
Senior (60+) - $5.00
General Admission - $8.00
Regular (all other times)
Rutgers ID - $8.00
Other School (ID required) - $8.00
Child (2-12 years old) - $8.00
Senior (60+) - $8.00
General Admission - $10.00



Put your business or upcoming event on the BIG SCREEN! On-screen digital advertising is an effective way to reach potential customers. Digital advertising offers the opportunity to add full motion and sound to your ad.
Advertising packages are available; rates depend on the length of time you wish to advertise and the number of screens at the theater(s) you wish to advertise at. 
Advertise with us 
Please contact the theater management for more information on advertising opportunities with Rutgers Cinema.

Venue Rental

Looking for a special place to host your next progam? Whether it's a private screening, special event, film festival, charitable or corporate event, or a party, your group will enjoy what Rutgers Cinema has to offer - comfortable, spacious, stadium seating and state-of-the-art audio and video capabilities. 
Private Movie Screening 
Top off your event with a private movie screening that will leave your guests with something to talk about. We are happy to help you customize the event to your needs.
* Convenience
* Great rates
* Flexible capacities
How do I rent a theater?
For all rental/booking inquiries, please send an e-mail to info@rutgerscinema.com. Our booking manager will get back to you, please do not call the main business line for theater rental inquiries. Thank you!