Winter Session FAQ

Winter Session - Frequently Asked Questions

When can I register for a course?

You can register for a Winter Session course starting on October 29, 2017 (at 9:30 p.m.) up until December 22, 2017.

Are online courses offered?

Yes, online courses are indicated as such in the "Comments" section of the course listed in the course schedule. They also have no room assigned.

Is attendance required?

Yes, attendance is mandatory, unless otherwise noted by the course instructor.

Is there a maximum number of credits I can take in the winter?

Yes. You are allowed to register for one course or up to 4 credits. Students interested in registering for 2 courses must speak with their advisor.

Can financial aid be utilized during the Winter Session?

Yes, if you are eligible. Please submit the Winter Aid Application to Student Financial Aid Services by December 15, 2017.

Is there a deferred payment option for Winter Session?

If  you choose to defer your Winter Session bill, it must be paid at the same time your Spring 2018 payment is due. Failure to pay will result in the cancelation of your Spring 2018 courses. For more information about billing, please visit the Bursar's webpage or call the Bursar Office at (973) 596-2877. 

Can I audit a course?

Students who wish to audit a course must state their intention to do so at the time of registration. Change in auditing status is not permitted once the term has begun. Auditing students are required to pay full tuition and fees for the course. Audited courses are not counted in determining full-time status. Students on probation are not permitted to audit.

What happens if I do not attend the class I registered for?

If you do not drop the course before the add/drop deadline of December 22, 2017, you will be charged tuition and fees or a percentage of the tuition and fees, depending on the date you drop the course. Click on important dates for more information.

Can I get a refund if I withdraw from a course?

Students will receive a refund if they drop the course before December 22 - the Winter Session registration deadline. A 90% refund will be issued if the course is dropped on or before January 3, 2017. Click on important dates for more information. 

If I withdraw from a class will a "W" appear on my transcript?

If you withdraw from a class on or before the withdrawal deadline of January 8, 2018, you will receive a “W”. Withdrawals after the withdrawal deadline will receive a grade of "F". For more information, please refer to the Winter Session Academic Calendar.

Where can I get the reading list/syllabus for my class?

Students can obtain class information by logging on to Moodle, Highlander Pipeline, or by contacting the assigned course instructor.

How do I get my grades at the end of the session?

Final grades will be posted on Moodle and/or Highlander Pipeline. Visiting/non-matriculated students can request a transcript from the Registrar Office after final grades become available.

Are the residence halls open?

Yes, residence halls will remain open for current NJIT resident students. No winter housing is available for visiting/non-matriculated students.

What courses are being offered?

Click here for a list of Winter Session courses offered.

What happens to my GPA when I take a course for the second time?

If I have questions about Winter Session, who should I contact?

If you are a current NJIT student interested in taking a class during winter break, please contact your academic advisor. If you are a visiting/non-matriculated student, please contact Dimana Neykova, Coordinator of Summer/Winter Enrollment & On-Campus Recruitment Events at the Office of University Admissions, at or (973) 596-5224. Please note that all administrative offices on campus will be closed December 25, 2017 - January 1, 2018 and will reopen on Tuesday, January 2, 2018, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Who should I contact in case of an emergency during winter break?

You should contact Public Safety in case of an emergency at (973) 596-3111 or dial 911.

When is payment due?

Payment is due on Wednesday, December 20, 2017.

Does tuition for Winter Session differ from tuition during the regular academic year?

Tuition and fees differ for the winter session. Please review detailed tuition and fee information here.

Where can I park on campus?

There is no need to register your vehicle for on-campus parking during winter break. You may use your existing NJIT Photo Identification Card to access most parking lot gates. Non-NJIT students can access the Parking Deck (located at 154 Summit Street) by using the intercom button which is located on the card access panel.