Welcome to the Graduate Division of Religion at Drew University! As you embark on graduate study, you begin a new chapter in your academic and professional life, and we are honored to be your partner in this journey. Over the course of the next few months and years you will be challenged to deepen your understanding of your field of study and to expand the base of your knowledge. The days ahead will be filled with excitement, fulfillment, ups and downs, stress and success. Use the information on this page as a resource as you begin your journey at Drew.

Before You Arrive

Resources on Campus

Academic Resources

Madison Commnity Resources


Off-Campus Housing

The Drew Housing Office does not maintain information on off-campus housing near Drew. If you would like assistance in locating housing off campus, the GDR admissions staff has assembled some information and links to assist you in your search.

Online Search Engines

We list this information only in order to provide a resource for your housing search, and do not endorse any information listed on these sites.

Madison-Area Apartment Buildings

  • Madison Court Apartments: 46 Green Village Rd., Madison, NJ / (973) 377-0575 (.5 miles from campus)
  • Ridgedale Gardens: 10 Ridgedale Ave., Madison, NJ / (973) 377-1532 (.5 miles from campus)
  • Rosedale Manor: 171 Main St., Madison, NJ / (973) 377-1002 (1 mile from campus)
  • Avalon at Florham Park: 1 Flroence Dr., Florham Park, NJ 07932 / (973) 410-9777 (3.5 miles from campus)

Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation is scheduled to begin August 23, 2012.  Download the schedule.

Fall 2012 classes begin August 27, 2012.

Earlier in the week, before orientation begins, you can visit the Business Office to pay for your parking decal and obtain a student ID card, visit Public Safety to have the parking decal installed, visit the campus bookstore in the University Commons to browse textbooks, and—if you reserved on-campus housing—check in with Residence Life (located in Townhouse 28) to move into your assigned housing (be sure to double check with Res. Life before arriving: 973-408-3394). You will also have time on Thursday afternoon to attend to these matters.