Welcome Admitted Transfers


We are excited to welcome you to the NJIT family!  You are joining a university that offers excellent academic programs that will prepare you for success upon graduation.  NJIT's reputation is outstanding, and our place as a leading polytechnic university provides you with an experience that is hard to match.  We believe you will contribute to our community and look forward to your accomplishments with us.

Your To-Do List - Spring 2018

Confirm your enrollment

Confirm your intent to enroll at NJIT with a $250 tuition deposit by December 1.  You can submit the deposit online at tuitiondeposit.njit.edu.​

Access Highlander Pipeline:

  • Create Your UCID  - newacct.njit.edu/~accts/cgi-bin/new
  • Access your Highlander Pipeline accountmy.njit.edu. This is your campus portal for viewing financial aid, course registration, and other important services.
  • Set-up your NJIT email account - webmail.njit.edu. Your NJIT email address will be the official method of communication for all correspondence from the university.
  • Review the New Student Computing Guide - ist.njit.edu/new-student-computing-guide/. Learn about NJIT computer requirements as well as technology services and resources for students.

File the FAFSA

If you have not done so already, submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible.  Be sure to list NJIT as your top choice. NJIT’s federal school code is 002621.​.  Start your FAFSA at fafsa.gov/.

Submit Your Official Transcript

If you have not done so already, please submit official transcripts for all college-level credits earned, including Advanced Placement scores, to the Office of University Admissions. We will evaluate your transfer credits and provide you with a transfer credit evaluation via your Highlander.

Meet with Your Advisor

After your transfer credit evaluation is visible in Highlander Pipeline, meet with an advisor to review your transfer credit evaluation and receive help with course selection and registration for the upcoming semester. To sign-up for academic advisement,, visit Advising & Registration at njit.edu/advising/advising-registration/.

Register for the NJIT Placement Exam

If you have not completed English Composition, Pre-Calculus or Calculus, you will need to take a placement exam. Please contact placement testing at 973-596-8389 or placementtesting@njit.edu.

Apply for Housing

NJIT offers a vibrant, engaging on-campus living environment. A wide array of living options including suites, semi-suites, private bedrooms plus study lounges, game rooms and kitchens are available. If you would like to live on campus, you need to complete the housing application and submit a non-refundable housing deposit. Submit online at njit.edu/reslife

Attend Transfer Orientation 

Attend Transfer Orientation to learn more about NJIT resources, services and campus life. Orientation will take place on January 10. You will receive an invitation by email with detailed information. Learn more and register  at njit.edu/transferorientation

Once You Deposit, What’s Next?

Accept Your Financial Aid Awards

Financial aid awards are sent to all students who filed a FAFSA as soon as possible.  Students must review and accept their awards through their Highlander Pipeline account - my.njit.edu.

Submit Health Information

Complete the required health  forms which can be found at  njit.edu/healthforms and submit them to the Dean of Students and Campus Life Office no later than January 15. All students are required to have health insurance. If you are already insured with a policy that meets specific  requirements, you can request to waive  NJIT's health insurance. Information is  available at njit.edu/healthinsurance. ​

Get Your NJIT Photo ID and Parking Permit

After you have registered for courses, reach out to the Security Systems, Photo Identification and Parking Services Department in the Laurel Hall Extension (131 Summit Street) to get your NJIT Photo ID. If you plan to park on campus, complete the Student Parking Registration form. Go to njit.edu/parking to access the form and additional information. 

Meal Plans Available

Meal plan options for both commuter and resident students can be found at www.njitdining.com. To request a Commuter Meal Plan, contact Gourmet Dining Services (darluna@gourmetdlningllc.com) or Residence Life (reslife@njit.edu). 

Pay Your Tuition Bill

All invoices are available to you via your  Highlander Pipeline account and statements are sent via email to your NJIT email address. Tuition payment for the semester is due on Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Information about payment options can be found at njit.edu/bursar

First Day of Classes

The semester begins on Tuesday, January 16.  View the complete academic calendar online at njit.edu/registrar/calendars/.

Key Links


Admissions Office – 973-596-3300

Advising Success Center – 973-596-5598

Athletics – 973-596-5730

Bookstore – 973-596-3200

Bursar (billing) – 973-596-2877

Career Development Services – 973-596-3227

Counseling and Psychological Services – 973-596-3414

Dean of Students – 973-596-3466

Disability Support Services – 973-596-5598

Education Opportunity Program – 973-596-3690

Financial Aid – 973-596-3479

Global Initiatives – 973-596-2451

Health Services – 973-596-3621

Housing and Residence Life – 973-596-3039

Murray Center for Women in Technology – 973-642-4671

Placement Testing - 973-596- 8389

Public Safety – 973-596-3111

The Learning Center – 973-596-2992


Albert Dorman Honors College – 973-642-4448

College of Architecture & Design – 973-596-3080

Ying Wu College of Computing – 973-596-5646

College of Science & Liberal Arts – 973-596-3677

Newark College of Engineering – 973-596-2314

Martin Tuchman School of Management – 973-596-8238