Rutgers Business School's new address at Livingston Campus: A look at 100 Rock by the numbers

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Rutgers Business School opened its new building on the Livingston Campus in time for the start of the fall semester. The building, which creates a striking gateway to the campus, reflects an expansion of the business school's presence as well as its growing importance in the larger university community.

To celebrate the completion of its new building, RBS held a festive afternoon-long event on Sept. 9 with music, food samplings from campus eateries, giveaways and activities.

A view of the entrance to 100 Rock in late August when workers were completing the finishing touches.


The by-the-numbers listing below provides a quick look at some of the interesting features and facts about the new building:

The building measures 143,000-square-foot.

It is equipped with $4 million worth of technology.

WiFi access points: 91

3,200 undergraduate students can be accommodated

440: Number of people that can be seated in the three-story, theater-styled lecture hall.

Student technology centers: 3

$10 million: Amount donated by anonymous Rutgers graduate to support construction 

The Rutgers Business School building was designed to be a gateway to the Livingston Campus.


Offices for staff and faculy: 155

Atrium: 60-feet high

615 glass panels were used on the exterior walls.

Number of days it took container ships to transport glass from China to New Jersey: 30

Pricetag: $85 million

 -Susan Todd

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