The three unions say they have been unable to reach an agreement with university officials. Rutgers president Jonathan Holloway said he was disappointed by the strike.
The 22-year-old student charged in the shooting deaths of fellow students at the University of Virginia faces an initial court appearance Wednesday.
Many colleges are telling students to prepare for another term of masking, testing and, if cases get bad, limits around social life.
An estimated 6.6 million students can't obtain their transcripts or degrees for having unpaid bills as low as $25 or less. Several states have passed or are considering laws to curb the practice.
The NCAA said hosting a tournament across 13 U.S. cities "would be very difficult to execute." Talks are underway to try to hold all 67 games of the tournament in Indianapolis in March and April.
The students admitted were well-connected to staff or donors and took spots from more qualified applicants.
College campuses are traditionally a big venue for voter registration, but during the pandemic, political mobilization efforts are going virtual.
Because of the pandemic, many students will be applying without standardized test scores and several other metrics selective schools have long relied on to make admissions decisions.
The shutdown of sporting events due to the coronavirus pandemic has put athletic careers on hold and interrupted the flow of money that makes sports such a big business.