The Center for Executive Leadership in Government (CELG) is a unit of the Center for Government Services at Rutgers University. Our mission is to strengthen the leadership skills of those who deliver public and nonprofit services.  CELG education and training opportunities help public sector professionals:

  • Build knowledge
  • Address best practices
  • Navigate changes in the field.

Our programs are designed and facilitated by expert faculty and thought leaders. Through their insight and experience, they inspire new ways of thinking about organizations. and introduce innovative approaches to guiding change.

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Strengthening the leadership capacity of individuals and teams delivering public and not-for-profit programs.


Partners

The ability to leverage vast, global resources and expertise strengthens CELG’s ability to fulfill its mission to support good governance. The Center has established relationships with key organizations within the university, throughout New Jersey, and around the world.

International

The Center for Executive Leadership in Government has formal partnerships with organizations and institutes that promote good governance and democratic leadership around the globe.


Directions

CELG - New Location August 2019! 

Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center - travel direction options here
The Center for Executive Leadership in Government has a new address: the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center. Classes will be held on the first floor of the building. The address is as follows:

Center for Executive Leadership in Government
Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center
3 Rutgers Plaza
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

Driving Directions to the Lifelong Learning Center
Via Garden State Parkway Southbound

Take Exit 129 for the New Jersey Turnpike and head south. Take Turnpike Exit 9, bear right after the tollbooths and follow signs for "Route 18 North - New Brunswick."

Stay to the right to exit to Route 1 South (toward Trenton/Princeton). From Route 1 South, keep right to take the ramp onto Ryders Lane toward New Brunswick. Once on Ryders Lane, take the first right-hand turn onto Constitution Square – here you will see a sign for the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center. Turn right onto Rutgers Plaza and follow to the parking lot.

Via Garden State Parkway Northbound

Take Exit 105 and follow signs for Route 18 North. After approximately 24 miles, you will pass the entrance for the New Jersey Turnpike. Stay to the left and continue on Route 18 North.

Stay to the right to exit to Route 1 South (toward Trenton/Princeton). From Route 1 South, keep right to take the ramp onto Ryders Lane toward New Brunswick. Once on Ryders Lane, take the first right-hand turn onto Constitution Square – here you will see a sign for the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center. Turn right onto Rutgers Plaza and follow to the parking lot.

Via Interstate 287

Turn off Exit 9 "River Road, Bound Brook, Highland Park." Proceed East on River Road toward Highland Park. Make a right onto Route 18 South. Follow Route 18 South for about a mile and a half.

Stay to the right to exit to Route 1 South (toward Trenton/Princeton). From Route 1 South, keep right to take the ramp onto Ryders Lane toward New Brunswick. Once on Ryders Lane, take the first right-hand turn onto Constitution Square – here you will see a sign for the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center. Turn right onto Rutgers Plaza and follow to the parking lot.

Via New Jersey Turnpike

Take Exit 9, bear right after the tollbooths and follow signs for "Route 18 North - New Brunswick." Stay to the right to exit to Route 1 South (toward Trenton/Princeton). From Route 1 South, keep right to take the ramp onto Ryders Lane toward New Brunswick. Once on Ryders Lane, take the first right-hand turn onto Constitution Square – here you will see a sign for the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center. Turn right onto Rutgers Plaza and follow to the parking lot.

Via US Highway 1 Northbound or Southbound

Take Route 1 to Ryders Lane toward New Brunswick. Once on Ryders Lane, take the first right-hand turn onto Constitution Square – here you will see a sign for the Rutgers Lifelong Learning Center. Turn right onto Rutgers Plaza and follow to the parking lot.


Parking at the Lifelong Learning Center

Parking at the Lifelong Learning Center requires registration of your vehicle in order to avoid ticketing or towing.

Prior to your course date, you will receive an email with a link to the registration form for your vehicle. Fill out all car information including license plate number, make, style, and color. Once the form is complete, click “Register” to receive confirmation.

Watch the video below for a helpful tutorial.