Academic Affairs

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About Academic Affairs

Hepburn Hall

The Office of the Provost houses the Provost, who is the chief divisional administrator of the University's academic programs, policies, procedures and departments. The vision of the Division of Academic Affairs is to lead New Jersey City University in becoming a nationally recognized leader in urban, public, higher education.

The Division of Academic Affairs is committed to creating and sustaining a higher education environment for New Jersey City University’s students and faculty that is grounded in a culture of evidence and that values excellent teaching, scholarly achievement, creative activity, service, and lifelong learning. The Division supports the mission of the University by providing high quality academic degree and certificate programs with urban and global perspectives, as well as a robust faculty-development program.

The Division of Academic Affairs, as the academic and intellectual core of New Jersey City University, is committed to providing a richly diverse student population with a high quality education in an urban setting. The Division strives to uphold the value of a liberal arts education for its students by maintaining a highly qualified and diverse faculty, offering dynamic and challenging academic programs, and providing an integrated academic support system to promote student retention and achievement.

The Office supervises the faculty and professional staff assigned to all academic departments within the William J.Maxwell College of Arts and Sciences, the Deborah Cannon Partridge Wolfe College of Education, the College of Professional Studies, the School of Business, the Continuing Education Office, the Congressman Frank J. Guarini Library, and all academic support departments:

  • Academic Career Planning and Placement
  • Lee Hagan Africana Studies Center
  • Ofiice of Military & Veterans Services
  • Office of Research Grants and Sponsored Programs
  • Office of Specialized Services and Supplemental Instruction
  • Online Learning
  • Opportunity Scholarship Program
  • Pre-College Programs
  • University Advisement Center
  • Youth Corps/AmeriCorps

Additional information can be obtained by visiting the office, located in Hepburn Hall, Room 309, or by calling 201-200-3003 between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.