Civic Engagement Calendar of Events




Monday, Jan.15


Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service - In recognition of the MLK Day of Service, NJIT volunteers are invited to join Team NJIT through Jersey Cares to celebrate the legacy of Dr. King through service.
Contact: Nadyrah Amin at or Debby Sims at

Friday, Jan. 26
Friday, Mar. 2
11:30am–1:00 pm
Wed. Feb 14


2017 Civic Engagement Kick-off Information Table
Stop by our table for information about:
* NJIT Alternative Spring Break 2018
* Spring 2018 FWS Community Service Jobs
* George Garrison & Sandy Kirk Community Service Scholarship
Contact: Nadyrah Amin— or Debby Sims at

Friday, Feb. 9
11:30am – 1:00pm



NJIT Alternative Spring Break 2018 Info Session - Fenster Hall 225 Discover how to participate this spring and join the tradition with over 1,500 dedicated volunteers who have served since 2013. Volunteers are needed for various service projects within the community.
Contact: Debby Sims—


Thursday, Feb. 1 -
Wed. Feb. 28


NJIT 2018 Celebrity Reads Starts - Be a “celebrity” in the life of a child. NJIT Readers visit a school, read aloud with students and answer questions about their college career. Sponsored in partnership with the United Way of Essex & West Hudson.
Contact: Nadyrah Amin –

Wednesday, Feb. 21
8:00am – 6:00pm


CDS Spring 2018 Career, Co-op, Internship and Summer Job Fair
Volunteers are needed to help make this a successful event!
Contact: Christine Cervelli—


Saturday, Mar. 10 – Thurs. Mar.15


NJIT Alternative Spring Break 2018 - Students, faculty, and staff are invited to
participate in NJIT’s alternative spring break projects to help NJ communities.
To register, please click here.
Contact: Debby Sims—

Saturday, April 7
4:00pm –5:30pm


Climb for Air - One Gateway Center, Newark, NJ
Step Up To The Challenge and join NJIT students and alumni as we climb 28 floors/504 steps to raise funds for lung disease research.
Contact: Debby Sims -


Sunday, Apr. 15 - Sat. Apr. 21 NJIT Community Service & National Volunteer Week ~ “Inspire By Example”
Celebrate volunteerism by participating in our week-long observance to promote and engage students, faculty, and staff in local and regional community service projects.
Contact: Nadyrah Amin— or Debby Sims at
Saturday, May 4
Jersey Cares Day is a day of true partnership and community building. Community service projects will include painting murals on classroom walls, planting gardens, beautifying community parks, organizing classroom libraries and so much more!
Contact: Nadyrah Amin or Debby Sims for details.