NJCU offers a wide variety of student activities that are designed to make your college experience fun and meaningful through rewarding participation in the life of campus and our greater community. We challenge and encourage all students to become involved. You’ll be glad you did!
There are many ways to be an active member of the New Jersey City University community. Based on your personal interests and goals, these activities help you to grow in many ways:
- Develop leadership skills
- Gain experience planning, managing, and making decisions
- Clarify personal values
- Experiment with creative new ideas and interests
- Practice cooperation and teamwork
- Improve interpersonal skills
- Make a positive impact on your campus and community
- Meet interesting people
- Graduate with a successful academic record and a resume rich with co-curricular accomplishments and experience
The Office of Campus Life offers several rewarding opportunities to get involved:
The Gothic Times
The Gothic Times student newspaper is printed five times a semester and distributed on campus. Student Media also maintains a website (gothictimes.net) and a student podcast. Follow us on social media on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
NJCU Project Leadership
Co-sponsored by the Student Government Organization (SGO), this one-day conference held on campus during winter break helps remind students of their role as leaders and prepare them for the opportunities and challenges that may arise during Spring semester. NJCU Project Leadership is open to all NJCU student leaders, including Resident Assistants, SGO club and organization members, student staff from the Center for Student Success, and more.
Week of Welcome (WOW)
WOW is a four-day celebration welcoming students to the beginning of Fall semester. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to show their pride for NJCU and its Gothic spirit throughout the week of educational and social events, which culminates in Campus/University Day.
Held in November, Multicultural Month celebrates the many cultures at NJCU, with each cultural organization hosting a program that highlights their unique culture and traditions.
Student Clubs and Organizations
A variety of clubs and organizations make up the Student Council, including cultural and ethnic groups and religious organizations. Membership is open to all NJCU students. Students can also apply to start a new club that matches your interests.