Getting Involved at NJIT

The Campus Center is committed to providing multiple opportunities for students to get connected to the Highlander experience.  Out-of-class involvement is one of the many factors employers consider during the hiring process; take advantage of these multiple opportunities to help make yourself well-rounded as a student and a leader.

There are many ways students can get involved at NJIT including joining one orStudents at a SAC Event more of NJIT’s 90 student clubs and organizations.  The Campus Center & Student Activities, in conjunction with various student organizations and departments, hosts hundreds of social and educational events each year.

CAMPUS RECREATION & INTRAMURALS

Don’t spectate . . . recreate! There are many opportunities to participate in organized and informal recreation:

  • Intramural Sports
  • Fitness and Wellness programs
  • Campus Center Game Room, including billiards and bowling

Stop by the Athletics Department in the Fleischer Athletic Center to learn more about Intramural Sports at NJIT, or check out the online Intramurals calendar.

The Campus Center Game Room is located in the Lower Level of the Campus Center, with a 6-lane bowling alley, billiards, table tennis and other games. 


COMMUTER PROGRAMS

Over 70% of NJIT students commute to campus. There are services and programs designed especially for commuters:

  • End of the Semester Stress-Free Programs
  • Commuter Coffee Hour & Jazz Café
  • Off-campus sporting and theatre events
  • CARS Office and Council of Commuting Students (CoCS) 4th Floor Lounge

The CARS Office is located in Campus Center 485 and is open during regular business hours from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday.  New students can pick up a CARS ID Card sticker at the start of the semester to qualify for commuter-only programs held throughout the year. 


GREEK LIFE: FRATERNITIES AND SORORITIES

NJIT has 18 local, nationally and internationally affiliated social fraternities and sororities. These Greek letter organizations focus on scholarship, friendships, leadership, community service/ philanthropy, financial responsibility and alumni opportunities.  NJIT offers NIC, NPC, NPHC, NALFO, MGC and local fraternities and sororities, plus national service and professional fraternities and sororities.

  • Inter Fraternity/Sorority Council
  • 15 Fraternities
  • 9 Sororities
  • Order of Omega

Learn more about Greek Life at NJIT at http://www.njit.edu/greeklife


LISA A. PIERCE CENTER FOR STUDENT LEADERSHIP

Interested in developing your leadership skills? The LEAD Team offers programs for the novice and experienced student leader.

  • Leadership Certificate Program
  • Omicron Delta Kappa National Leadership Honorary
  • Leadership resources and supplies

Stop by the Center for Student Leadership in Campus Center 495 - it's open daily 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, Monday to Friday!


DIVERSITY PROGRAMS

The Diversity Programs Office plans many programs for all students to explore diversity in a safe and inclusive environment:

  • Monthly celebratory programs
  • International Students Coffee House
  • Cross-cultural forums, featured speakers & live cultural performers

Want to suggest a program?  Stop by the Diversity Programs Office in Campus Center 494.


STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Got Highlander Spirit? Campus Center Student Activities provides opportunities to get involved through events, traditions and celebrations.  Stop by the Student Senate Office, Student Activities Office and the Graduate Student Association Office - all located on Campus Center 4th Floor.  Or look on the NJIT calendar to learn about upcoming events happening on campus today!

Campus Center

New Jersey Institute of Technology
University Heights

150 Bleeker Street
Newark, NJ 07102-1982
Phone: (973) 596-3605
Fax: (973) 596-2974