Student Commuter Reward Program

Use mass transit and recieve up to a $50 gift card*

ELIGIBLITY

Full-time, part-time, graduate, or undergraduate students enrolled at Rutgers University-Newark or Rutgers University-Camden using mass transit: NJT Bus; NJT Commercial Rail; NJT Light Rail; SEPTA; PATCO; and PATH, for transportation to/from class.

DURATION 

September 2018 through May 2019.

REQUIREMENTS

Rutgers Newark – Participants must not purchase a Rutgers–Newark parking permit during program duration. Original pass/receipt must be submitted online or in-store by the participant along with a valid Rutgers–Newark ID card to receive a gift card up to $50 monthly, based on actual cost of transit pass. Gift cards are for kite+key in any denomination or Barnes & Noble (Newark only) issued in $50 increments. 

Rutgers Camden – Participants must not purchase a Rutgers–Camden parking permit during program duration. Original pass/receipt must be submitted online by the participant along with a valid Rutgers–Camden ID card to receive a gift card up to $50 monthly, based on actual cost of transit pass. Gift cards are for kite+key in any denomination.

HOW TO REDEEM

1. Sign up to verify your eligibility.

 

2. Each month submit photos of your transit passes and RUID to redeem your gift cards using the submission buttons below. 


FAQs

1. What is the Commuter Reward Program?
It is a program to reward Rutgers Newark and Camden students for not bringing a car on campus.

2. Who is eligible for commuter rewards?
Program eligibility is for full and part time, graduate or undergraduate students enrolled at Rutgers University Newark or Rutgers University Camden, using mass transit for their own transportation to/from class. RBHS students do not qualify for the program.

3. What do I need to bring into the store in order to redeem my reward?
Receipt of MONTHLY pass, evidencing payment, with the destination of Newark or Camden to/from your residence and your Rutgers Newark or Camden identification card.

4. Can my reward be picked up by someone other than myself?
No, you must come in person with your receipt and your Rutgers Newark or Rutgers Camden identification card. 

5. Can I redeem my reward online?
Rewards are only given out at kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store located in Newark or Camden.

6. Can I use the kite+key gift card on the online store?
Coming soon.

7. What if I don’t have a receipt? 
You must provide evidence of payment of a monthly pass to/from Newark. If you are unable to do so we cannot provide a reward.

8. Can I email you my receipt?
No.

9. Can I give you my daily or trip tickets?
We only accept monthly transit tickets to Rutgers–Newark and we accept both daily and monthly transit tickets to Rutgers–Camden. 

10. Can I only redeem a reward if my pass is over $50?
No, you can redeem any amount of a monthly pass, however, the reward is only UP TO $50 based on actual cost of the monthly pass.

11. What rewards does the program offer?
Any amount up to and including $50 for kite+key, Rutgers Tech Store, or $50 Barnes & Noble (Newark only), based on the actual cost of monthly pass up to $50.

12. Do the gift cards expire?
kite+key and Barnes & Noble gift cards do not expire.

13. Can I use the Barnes & Noble gift cards at any Barnes & Noble location?
Yes.

14. Can I redeem rewards from the previous month?
Yes, as long as they have not been previously redeemed. You can even redeem all of them at the end of the semester.

15. Can I swap out a reward for a different one if I haven’t used it?
No, once a reward is issued we are not able to make any changes.

16. Do I have to sign up again every month?
No, signup is once. However, your school enrollment and parking account will be verified each month to ensure continued program eligibility.

17. How many gift cards am I able to collect per month?
One. You will only be able to receive up to one gift card per month in the amount provided on your transit pass receipts.  


Any questions or monthly redemptions: Email kitekey@ipo.rutgers.edu | 848-445-1201

*Limit one promotion up to $50 per participant per month for program duration. Participant is responsible for lost or stolen gift cards. Only one gift card will be issues per participant per month.