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University Centers

  • NJCU is an active, intellectually engaging campus supported by a number of university centers aligned to diverse student needs and interests. From promoting small business in NJ to providing online academic assistance and child care, NJCU has the student support services to help each member of the NJCU community along the way.

    University Service Center

    The University Service Center is a one-stop location for general enrollment and auxiliary-related business transactions, from University photo ID cards and vending machine refunds to parking and shuttle information.

    Center for Student Success

    Established to help students attain the necessary skills, strategies, and behaviors to improve their academic standing and to identify appropriate career objectives, the Center for Student Success offers peer tutoring in entry-level courses, workshops on academic success, and referrals to academic departments and support programs.

    Virtual Student Center

    The Virtual Student Center is an online guide for academic assistance, information on majors, student support services, and learning communities.

    Career Development Center

    The Career Development Center  is a source for career library materials, computerized guidance, employment job listings, career fairs, graduate school information, and employer information services.

    Children’s Learning Center

    The fully-licensed Children’s Learning Center provides childcare services for NJCU undergraduate and graduate students, employees, and alumni.

    Counseling Center

    The Counseling Center offers NJCU students free confidential counseling for personal, academic, and vocational concerns.

    Health and Wellness Center

    The Health and Wellness Center offers free walk-in services for NJCU students by doctors from the Family Practice Division of the University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey. No insurance needed.

    M. Jerry Weiss Center

    Named after Dr. M. Jerry Weiss, distinguished service professor of communications, emeritus, the Center showcases recently-published children’s and young-adult books; promotes and studies children’s literature, illustration, and pedagogy; and hosts conferences, lectures, seminars, and workshops.

    Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center

    The Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center conducts research and offers lectures, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, and performances focused on issues relating to the African Diaspora.

    Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center

    The Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center offers programs and services developed to help women better their position in society and to improve the quality of their personal lives through education.

    Business Development Incubator

    The Business Development Incubator (BDI) facilitates the formation and development of technology-based entrepreneurial ventures with higher-skill, higher-wage jobs, helping them survive and grow during their critical start-up period.

    Business Development Center

    The New Jersey City University Small Business Development Center (NJCUSBDC) provides confidential business counseling and training for aspiring entrepreneurs, start-up businesses, and existing businesses that are seeking ways to grow and improve their business operations. NJCUBSDC focuses on job creation for the local communities and wealth creation for its owners.

    Center for Teaching and Learning

    The Center for Teaching and Learning cultivates professional development for all NJCU faculty and promotes a collaborative culture of exemplary teaching where faculty are dedicated to continual progress toward excellence.  The Center maintains a lending library of educational books, articles, and videotapes as well as a website that provides a menu of services and is a repository for useful information.

    Writing Center

    The Writing Center has a tutorial staff committed to helping student writers of all writing abilities navigate their writing challenges. We offer one-on-one tutoring sessions, writing workshops, and conversation groups. Make an appointment here