University Centers

University Centers

NJCU’s bustling, intellectually engaging campus includes a variety of resources to meet the diverse needs and interests of our community, from promoting business formation and growth in New Jersey to providing childcare, career resources, confidential counseling, and more.

The Academic Career Planning & Placement is a source for library materials, computerized guidance, employment job listings, career fairs, graduate school information, and employer information services.

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

The Center for Teaching and Learning cultivates professional development for NJCU faculty and promotes a collaborative culture of exemplary teaching and dedication to continuous improvement. The Center maintains a lending library of educational books, articles, and videotapes, as well as an informative website.

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

The Confucius Institute at NJCU, a new, prestigious international partnership with the People’s Republic of China’s Jilin Huaqiao University of Foreign Languages and Ministry of Higher Education that will provide world-class education on Chinese language and culture for students, research and teaching opportunities for faculty, and invaluable economic and cultural exchanges throughout our region.

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

The Health and Wellness Center is an out-patient facility that provides free, confidential walk-in services for NJCU students—no insurance or appointment needed.

The Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center conducts research and offers lectures, conferences, seminars, exhibitions, and performances that explore issues and aspects of the African diaspora.

The M. Jerry Weiss Center, named after the distinguished service professor emeritus of communications, 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.

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 seek to grow and improve operations. NJCUSBDC focuses on job creation for local communities and wealth creation for business owners.

The Speicher-Rubin Women’s Center offers programs and services to help women and other underrepresented groups improve the quality of their lives through education, advocacy, support and empowerment.

The Scientific Undergraduate Research Institute (SURI) is comprised of more than 20 faculty members in STEM departments. The Institute is an umbrella organization that fosters collaboration among faculty and provides a central clearinghouse to identify research opportunities for undergraduate students.

The University Advisement Center (UAC) provides information and support to assist undergraduate students in completing their general education requirements, gain entry into an academic major, and successfully earn an undergraduate degree.

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