Frequently Asked Questions
How do I register for classes?
New students will be notified to make an appointment with an advisor. Continuing students must meet with their advisor to have the advisement block removed. Once block is removed, student is eligible to self enroll. The list of offered courses is available online at Registrar's Website, and http://www.njcu.edu/Catalogs.aspx. Finally, you can log on to https://gothicnet.njcu.edu/ to self enroll.
For instructions on how to place classes in Shopping Cart, log onto GothicNet, select the my menu tab, click on Students' link, go to the How Do I ? folder and click on place courses in Shopping Cart.
If the class is full and it has Wait List option, (Yellow Triangle Icon) will appear on the screen. If you would like to be placed on the Wait List (check box) "Wait List if class is full". You will be notified thru your NJCU e-mail. If you have been placed on the Wait List, you have not been officially enrolled in the class. If a seat becomes available, you will be enrolled in the class and notified via your NJCU e-mail. It is the student responsibility to check their NJCU e-mail frequently regarding the Wait List request. Clink of the link for tutorial http://www.njcu.edu/registrar/registration/.
Students can ADD/DROP classes online on GothicNet, with their advisor, (click on the link for the online tutorial http://www.njcu.edu/registrar/registration/ ), or by submitting an ADD/DROP form to the Registrar’s Office, Hepburn 214. The deadline to ADD/DROP for the regular semesters (Fall/Spring) is the first week of classes. Please refer to the Academic Calendar for dates.
Students have the option of requesting a final grade of Pass or Fail instead of a letter grade in an elective, and/or non-major course, in a general studies course (but not an AUR or Core course), or academic minor. An elective is interpreted to mean any course outside the major and not specifically required in the student’s program. At the discretion of any department, certain courses within the major field can be designated “Pass/Fail”.
The Pass/Fail option may be exercised following the Add-Drop period.
No, it does not count toward the GPA. It will appear on the transcript as a “W” grade.
Maximum of 16 credits
Note: Effective Fall 2014, an automatic grade recomputation process will no longer require the student to file a form with the Registrar’s office to enact the recomputation of the GPA.
Students wishing to recomp course(s) taken prior to Fall 2014 must submit a Recomputation form to the Registrar's Office.
Grade recomputation is only available for undergraduate courses.
The Academic Fresh Start facilitate the return to NJCU of students who left because of academic difficulty. The policy addresses students who want to return to NJCU after one year or more and have demonstrated the potential for success by having completed 12 credits or more with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better at another institution, or have received an Associate's Degree from a community college.
All grades will remain in the official transcript but the lowest grade received in the course will be excluded from the GPA. At the end of each semester, The Registrar's Office will process grade recomputation for eligible students. Grade recomputation is only available for undergraduate courses.
See NJCU Master Course List under "Graduation Clearance"
For students completing coursework in Summer, deadline is between mid May and mid June For students completing coursework in Fall, deadline is between the beginning of August and end of September For Students completing coursework in Spring, deadline is between the beginning of November and mid December
Undergraduate and Graduate Students
Diplomas will be available after the degrees are posted to transcript. Dates are as follows: May Graduates - July, August Graduate - October, January Graduates - March
No, there is no fee for regular service. There is a $10 fee for 1 hour service. The same day service is provided until 4:00 p.m..
Yes, your full career is included in one request. Students may request separate Undergraduate and Graduate transcripts but no portion of the undergraduate or graduate record may be deleted.
Transcripts are processed with in four business days after the request is received by the Registrar’s Office.
Report to the Registrar’s Office located in Hepburn 214
You need to submit legal documentation to the Registrar’s Office, Hepburn 214. Documentation can be a marriage license, divorce decree, birth certificate or a court order for a name change. Once proper documentation is received, request is processed within five working days.
To register as a Visiting Student during the Summer Session, the Student presents one of the following to the Registrar’s Office, H-214:
Yes, the university sometimes changes rooms or cancel courses. This will give you the most current scheduling information. Please log on to GothicNet to obtain your schedule. Print instructions.