Tutoring appointments will be conducted on-line via Zoom until further notice.
All inquiries and appointments for academic support services can be made via the Hub's Zoom reception desk, in-person, or by calling 201-200-3513.
Zoom Reception Desk: The link is located in the Tutoring and Academic Support Services course in Blackboard. All students have access.
Hours of Operation
Monday through Thursday, 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Email and voicemail are checked frequently during hours of operation.
Asynchronous Writing Sessions (defined): The student is not present while the tutor provides track comments to improve the student's writing skills. Note: Tutors do not edit papers.
Synchronous Writing Sessions (defined): The student is present and engages with the tutor while reviewing grammar, structure, etc. to improve the student's writing skills. Note: Tutors do not edit papers.
The Office of Centralized Tutoring and Academic Support Programming at New Jersey City University empowers a diverse student population with sustainable and transferable skills to become our next generation of leaders. Grounded in real-world applications and a commitment to developing leadership, ethics, and critical thinking, the academic support center assists students in cultivating a passion for lifelong learning that will assist in future career and academic endeavors.
The Hub is our main campus location where all academic support services are available to undergraduate and graduate students. This location serves as a hub for academic support services at our School of Business and Wall Township campuses. However, due to health regulations and guidelines set forth by the university and state of NJ, all academic support services are provided remotely via The Hub.
Writing, Reading, Mathematics, Business, and STEM subjects
Visit the Tutoring and Academic Support Services course on Blackboard for access to additional academic support services including TutorMe and the Help Me! I'm Struggling support communication. Contact email@example.com if you do not have access to the Blackboard course.
Students seeking tutoring in subjects other than writing and mathematics can access TutorMe, online tutoring service, via our Blackboard course titled NJCU Tutoring and Academic Support Services. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not have access.
Asynchronous writing support for doctoral students and online students pursuing graduate degrees. This service has been extended to all students; however, we strongly suggest that first-year students engage in synchronous writing tutoring sessions.
Services extend to Sundays during finals, giving students an opportunity for last minute academic support.
Workshop are held throughout the fall and spring semesters.
Additional workshops in collaboration with OSP, OSS/SI, TLC, and the Community Service Center may run during the semester.
Academic Coaching provides one-on-one sessions between the student and academic coach with an emphasis on the student’s specific academic needs, for example, course material and skills pertaining to content areas including STEM, foundational mathematics, reading, and writing. Academic Coaches may meet with instructors, department chairs, coordinators, and directors to discuss students’ content specific needs.
Located in The Hub, the services of the Academic Coaches provide communications regarding needs and relationship building among the student, tutor, and academic coach; this is inclusive of booking Personal Tutoring Plans and providing outreach to other departments such as SOAR, OSS/SI, Counseling, UAC, etc.
Rebound is a university-wide academic probation support program that ensures students on academic probation (CGPAs below 2.0) receive mandatory, regularly scheduled tutoring, counseling, academic advisement, and academic coaching. Participation in the Rebound program may help students to exit academic probation, continue to receive financial aid, successfully appeal academic dismissal, learn about the student support services available, and graduate from NJCU in a timely manner.
The Rebound Team includes the Office of the Provost; The Division of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management; Office of Centralized Tutoring and Academic Support Programming; University Advisement Center (UAC); Office of Student Outreach and Retention (SOAR); ASCEND Program; TRiO Learning Community Program (TLC); Opportunity Scholarship Program (OSP); Athletics; and more.
The Learning Assistance (LA) model provides embedded tutors in classrooms where skills acquisition, such as language, writing, and reading, is the focus. Trained embedded tutors play an active role in the class under the guidance of the instructor and offer one-on-one and group tutoring support outside the classroom during Hub hours of operation.
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John Blicharz, Ph.D., Director
Ida Masa, Administrative Assistant
Cristaly Argenal, Holly Hensley, Jeffrey Aizprua, Mercedez Ruiz, and Toni Pennington
2039 J. F. Kennedy Boulevard
Office of Centralized Tutoring and Academic Support Programming
Congressman Frank J. Guarini Library, 1st Floor
Jersey City, New Jersey 07305
Reception desk: 201-200-3513 | Email: email@example.com