Transfer Student Checklist

Checklist for Transfer Students

Secure your Spot

Your confirmation is key to reserving your place here at NJCU. To reserve your place at NJCU, simply submit your New Student Deposit payment online at or complete the acceptance reply card found in your admissions packet.

Your Key to Staying Connected at NJCU

Check your email account regularly and use the GothicNet Portal ( to receive important information about financial aid, student billing, and registration for classes. Contact the Student Technology Help Desk at 201-200-3350, or visit the Professional Studies Building, Room 103 if you need any assistance.

Living & Learning

If you are interested in on-campus housing, please indicate your interest on your Acceptance Reply Card, or contact our Office of Residence Life for more information—phone: 201-200-2338, email, or visit
*Housing available on the Jersey City Campus Only

Financing your Education

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at Apply now and maximize the grant and scholarship options available to you.

NJCU school code: 002613
Priority deadline: March 1

Please call 201-200-3173 or email us at and let us help answer your questions about paying for college.

Request your Final Transcripts

If you have not already done so, please be sure to submit all final, official college transcripts to us at the following address:

Office of University Admissions
2039 Kennedy Blvd. Hepburn Hall, Room 207
Jersey City, NJ 07305

Health & Wellness

Request your immunization records from your school or doctor as soon as possible to allow time for processing. New Jersey State Law requires all students born after 1956 to submit proof of immunity to Measles (2 doses), Mumps, and Rubella or file a valid exception. Access information on requirements and how to submit your records, or call the Health and Wellness Center at 201-200-3456.

Course Registration & Advisement

Once your transfer credits have been reviewed, an evaluation and information on course registration will be emailed to you. Please contact the University Advisement Center for advisement on program requirements and registration for your upcoming semester at 201-200-3300

If attending the NJCU@Wall location, please contact our coordinator at Wall for course advisement at 732-894-3282 or

If attending the NJCU@Middlesex location, please contact the National Security Studies Coordinator at 201-200-2275 or

Paying for College

Review your tuition and payment plan options via your GothicNet account. For student billing questions, please visit the Office of Student Accounts in Hepburn Hall, Room 106 or call 201-200-3045.

Welcome to NJCU

As a new student, you will be receiving more information with regard to signing up for the new student orientation.