Parent Resources

Welcome NJCU Parents and Families!

When your student attends New Jersey City University, you become part of our vibrant community. NJCU parents and family members are an important part of a successful college experience for students. The resources below will help you to stay connected to the college by providing services, programs and resources designed to keep you informed and engaged.

Information for Parents of Students Applying to NJCU
Please see our Information for Parents & School Counselors section.

Important Contact Information at NJCU 

Financial Aid - Tel:  201-200-3173; Email 

Let us help answer your questions about paying for college.  Be sure your student completes the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) at to maximize the grant and scholarship options available.

Health and Wellness

Be sure your student has requested immunization records from his or her 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. For more information on requirements or how to submit your students' records:  Tel: 201-200-3456. 

Public Safety

At NJCU, the safety and well being of the community is our top priority.  The Department of Public Safety is available 24 Hours a day, 7 days a week
Tel: 201-200-3128 or DIAL 55 Emergency; E-mail:

Residence Life - Tel: 201-200-2338; Email

Learn more about our residential housing options including our newest student residence hall located at our 21-acre West Campus Village at University Place. 

NJCU has many resources for students and parents, and being an informed parent is a great way to support your student. To aid you along your family journey through NJCU graduation, here are a few links to offices and services so you can stay up-to-date on important and interesting news at New Jersey City University.

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