General Information About Spectrum Pharmacy Institute

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General Information About SPI

We’ve compiled some general information regarding dress code, travel, commute, and hotels. If you don’t see something on this list or need further assistance, please contact us at 800-370-6231, ext. 5479.

Schedule

Class schedules are outlined in your course materials. Lunch is provided every day. Please notify us in advance if you have any dietary restrictions, i.e. vegetarian or allergies.

Dress Code

Please note that proper lab attire IS REQUIRED FOR LABORATORY CLASSES. Failure to comply with USP rules may result in the instructor asking you to not participate in the lab portion of the class which will result in failure to receive CE credit and your Certificate of Completion.

For programs including laboratory training (Sterile, Nonsterile, Pain Management, and USP <800>):

  • Wear only closed toed shoes
  • Wear scrubs or non-shedding clothing
  • No makeup
  • No nail polish
  • No fake nails
  • Nails must be trimmed and short
  • Hair must be pulled up and away from face
  • No jewelry allowed. There is no safe at Spectrum. Leave jewelry at home or your hotel room

NOTE: Attendees of the BHRT training program may wear business casual attire.

CE Credit

Attendees requesting CE credit will be required to provide their NABP e-profile ID and birthdate (MMDD) to receive credit for any CPE session. Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences and the American College of Apothecaries are accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) to provide continuing education.

Cancellation Policy

30+ days before event - Full Refund
29-14 days before event - 50% Refund 
13-0 days before event - No Refund

Transfer to an alternate class date may be permitted one time with notice or request made at least 14 days prior to the start of the program. Spectrum Pharmacy Institute reserves the right to modify the activity content, faculty and activities; and reserves the right to cancel this activity prior to the start of the program if necessary. We recommend purchasing travel insurance or booking with an airline that will allow you to reschedule your flight if the need arises.

Transportation

Please make transportation arrangements to and from the airport, as well as to and from 

Spectrum Pharmacy Institute:
777 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

To and From Newark Liberty International Airport: 
It is recommended that you rent a car or take New Jersey Transit trains from Newark Airport to New Brunswick. Taxi fare from Newark Airport to New Brunswick is approximately $60.

New Jersey Transit's Northeast Corridor train runs:
- From the airport to French St. & Albany St. station (35 min. ride)
- To the Jersey Ave. station (0.7 miles from Spectrum Pharmacy Institute)

From your Hotel to Spectrum Pharmacy Institute: 
For those who have rented a car, parking is available at our facility.

Taxi Services Available: 
Black & White Cab (732) 545-6666
All Brunswick Taxi (732) 545-0900
Yellow Cab of New Brunswick (732) 246-2222
Uber (www.uber.com)
Lyft (www.lyft.com)

Hotel

Attendees are responsible for their own accommodations and may use this information as a starting point. The information below is provided as a courtesy (it is not an endorsement of any particular establishment) and known to be accurate at the time of publication. Please double check information that is subject to change.

The rates shown below reflect a range in dollar amounts generated using each hotel’s website calculator. The rates are representative of what one might expect to pay for a "standard daily rate". Please call the hotel or use the internet to obtain the actual rate.

Hyatt Regency New Brunswick $139-$240 

2 Albany Street / New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732-873-1234
Hotel Website 

The Hyatt Regency is the only hotel within walking distance of the New Brunswick train station. If you use mass transit from the airport, you will need to take a taxi from the train station to a different hotel.

  • 3 miles to Spectrum Pharmacy Institute
  • 2 blocks - 5-10 minute walk from the New Brunswick train station
  • Hotel operates a shuttle within a 12 mile radius and is complimentary to guests based on availability (call hotel for details)
  • Located in downtown New Brunswick within walking distance of restaurants, museums, nightlife and entertainment
  • Hotel does not own parking garage but is attached to a covered parking garage. Daily rates: $20 self park and $26 valet

The Heldrich Hotel $139-$172 

10 Livingston Avenue / New Brunswick, NJ 08901
732-729-4670
Hotel Website 

  • 2.5 miles to Spectrum Pharmacy Institute
  • Pay to park daily rates: $20 self park and $25 valet

Hampton Inn North Brunswick $109-$140 

841 Georges Road / North Brunswick, NJ 08902
732-246-3555
Hotel Website 

  • 2.5 miles to Spectrum Pharmacy Institute
  • Free parking
  • Free breakfast

Staybridge Suites North Brunswick $128-$153 

2195 US-1, South / North Brunswick, NJ 08902
732-940-2250
Hotel Website 

  • 2.5 miles to Spectrum Pharmacy Institute
  • Free parking
  • Free breakfast

Additional Hotels: 

Comfort Suites North Brunswick - 732-297-7400
Holiday Inn Express - 732-247-6800
Hilton East Brunswick - 732-828-2000

Things to Do Near Spectrum Pharmacy Institute

Entertainment:

Stress Factory Comedy Club (732) 545-4242 
State Theater (732) 246-7469
George Street Playhouse (732) 246-7717

Activities:

Rutgers Gardens (732) 247-0853
Historic Walking Tours of New Brunswick (732) 986-8656
New Jersey Museum of Agriculture (732) 249-2077
Bowlero Bowling (732) 846-2424
The Shoppes at North Brunswick (732) 565-9870

Restaurants:

Glass Woods Tavern (Inside the Hyatt) (732) 867-2270
Steakhouse 85 (732) 247-8585
Du Mari (732) 296-1600
Delta’s (732) 249-1551
Old Man Rafferty’s (732) 846-6153
Chipotle (732) 993-1601
Stage Left (732) 828-4444
The Frog & the Peach (732) 846-3216

Nightlife:

Old Bay (732) 246-3111
Tula’s (732) 246-0014
Harvest Moon Brewery (732) 249-6666
George Street Ale House (732) 543-2408
Golden Rail Irish Pub (732) 846-6279
Glo (732) 261-4044

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