Academic Support

NJIT provides a strong infrastructure of academic support services designed to help students maximize their potential:   
  • Albert Dorman Honors College, offering high achieving students an enriched and individualized program   
  • Assisting Newcomers: the Center for First Year Students helps students make a smooth transition from high school.
  • Center for First Year Students, assists new students (freshman and transfer) to succeed academically.  Programs and services designed to help students adjust to a new academic environment.
  • Enrollment Services, including Undergraduate Admissions, Graduate Admissions, Registrar and Financial Aid.
  • Educational Opportunity Program (EOP), to insure those New Jersey Students who may be under-prepared and having financial hardship access to resources and services to help them succeed.
  • Dean of Students, offering cultural, social and leadership programming, as well as residential life, Greek life, counseling, health, and tutorial services;
  • Supporting Women: The Constance A. Murray Center for Women in Technology sponsors a variety of programs and events that facilitate mentoring and career networking among women.
  • Providing Academic Support: Tutorial services and academic enrichment are provided through the Center for Academic and Professional Enrichment.
  • Physical Education and Athletics, featuring NCAA Division I Athletics, fitness and sport classes, intramural, recreation and club sport opportunities;
  • Continuing and Professional Education, including distance learning opportunities for currently enrolled as well on-site corporate education and training;
  • Pre-College programming, to encourage and educate K-12 students to continue onto higher education, particularly those who are underrepresented in the science, mathematics, engineering, and technology professions. Staff development opportunities are also available for k-12 educators.
  • Participating in Cutting-Edge Research: Undergraduates have access to NJIT's specialized engineering and computing laboratories in such areas as microelectronics, manufacturing, geoenvironmental engineering, particle technology, and biomedical engineering. Faculty in the university's major research centers encourage undergraduate participation on research teams.


NJIT's Division of Career Development Services (CDS) assists students in gaining valuable pre-professional experience and helps them to develop their career plans. Services  include:

  • Co-op Placement:  Many students elect for one or more semesters of Cooperative Education, earning academic credit while gaining paid real-world experience at area businesses. Co-op students average of $15 per hour and may earn as much as $10,000 a year.

  • Community Service Assignments: Students can also gain experience while making a significant contribution to the community through the NJIT Service Corps.

  • Career Planning Career Development Services (CDS) provides career advisement and hosts on-campus recruitment and job fairs. Check out the on-line Career Resources Center. Career Development Service includes coops, internships, community service, on-campus and post-baccalaureate and  post-graduate education employment.