Mission Statement

  • Counseling and Wellness Services Mission Statement

    The New Jersey City University Counseling and Wellness Services department, comprised of the NJCU Counseling Center and the NJCU Health and Wellness Center, is dedicated to promoting the physical and emotional well-being of the members of the University community. Our Centers and personnel maintain strict confidentiality, function in a professional atmosphere, and hold to the highest clinical and ethical standards of care. Services provided are accessible and responsive, culturally competent, and support the acquisition of knowledge, skills and behavior necessary to recover, build and maintain healthy, balanced lifestyles. We promote self-awareness and teach effective self-care and wellness strategies, as well as encourage personal responsibility and empowerment. Furthermore, in response to the changing needs of the NJCU community, our staff members are committed to ongoing training and their professional growth and development.

    The Counseling and Wellness Services staff work collaboratively to provide high quality care to members of the University community. We maintain confidentiality and have a commitment to ethical practices. All people are treated with respect and sensitivity, and we are committed to providing services that recognize and support each individual as a unique being. 

    Counseling Center Mission Statement

    The mission of the NJCU Counseling Center is to foster the personal, educational and career development needs of our clients through a wide range of services, including individual, and couples counseling and group support. We are responsive to the needs of our diverse community, and committed to the empowerment of our students to help them realize their fullest personal and educational potential. The staff also supports the academic goals of the University through participation in service activities and consultation with student organizations, staff, faculty, and administrators. We strive to treat each individual with caring and respect and to provide a warm and welcoming atmosphere of compassion and acceptance. The staff is committed to their ongoing professional development to maintain the highest level of clinical skills, knowledge, and competency.