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  • 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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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

    CONFUCIUS INSTITUTE
    The NJCU Confucius Institute, one of just two in the state of New Jersey, provides education on Chinese language and culture.

    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.

    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.

    LOGISTICS CENTER
    The Logistics Center at NJCU provides the transportation, logistics, and distribution (TLD) industry with solutions to advance workforce innovation. The state-of-the-art center features unique programs and facilities to enable employers to educate and train their workforce in a highly interactive, hands-on simulation environment. The Center provides lectures, certificate programs, and live demonstrations of new technologies.

    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.

    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.

    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.

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

    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.