Summer Financial Aid

Helping Students Catch-Up, Stay On-Target and Succeed

Attending summer at NJIT is a great way to boost your GPA for the year, make up credits, make up a class you may have dropped, or just get ahead in your course work. You can even earn extra cash by working a part-time job if you qualify for NJIT's institutional work-study program.

Even if you can't stay on campus, you can still earn credits through online summer courses; all you need is an Internet connection!

Summer Session dates are as follows:

Full Summer Session:  May 21, 2018 - August 6, 2018
Summer Session I:  May 21, 2018 - June 25, 2018
Middle Summer Session:  May 21, 2018 - July 17, 2018
Summer Session II:  July 2, 2018 - August 6, 2018


Below are some of the summer financial resources you may qualify to help defray costs:

  • Low-interest loans availability (if funds were not utilized during the past academic year or if you have progressed in academic level (i.e., freshman to sophomore, etc.)
  • Federal SEOG Grant
  • Federal Pell Grant (Click here for more information)
  • Private Loans
  • Payment Plans (learn more at ).                                                              

How to Apply for Aid

To apply for financial aid for the summer, you must be registered for summer courses and submit a completed NJIT Financial Aid Request for Summer form by clicking the following link:  2018 Summer Aid Application  by the deadlines below:

  • Summer Session I  - May 8
  • Summer Session II - June 15

Freshmen Summer Coursework-Helping Students "Catch-Up"

Attend the summer session to "catch-up" and stay on-target while learning the ropes about financial aid. If you register for a summer remedial course, you are automatically eligible to participate in a free on-line Financial Literacy self-pace course where you will learn the basics about financial aid and budgeting.

Freshmen who may benefit in taking Math remedial coursework prior to enrolling in the fall semester, may register for summer depending on your test placement results. For details about your placement results, contact the Center for First Year Students Office at 973-596-2981.

Visiting Students

Students from other institutions (visiting students) are welcome and encouraged to take summer courses at NJIT; if you have Pell and/or loan eligibility remaining from the academic year, please contact your home school's Financial Aid Office and discuss the possibility of attending NJIT and receiving aid via a Consortium Agreement.