NJIT main campus has doubled in size in the past decade to include new residence halls, a 190,000-square-foot Campus Center and coming soon a $102 million Wellness and Events Center. However students choose to spend their spare time at NJIT - the university has the facilities to make students feel at home.
The university is home to a number of facilities including sports and recreation, housing and dining, research and IT centers. It is also home to the Van Houten Library and the Barbara and Leonard Littman Library for Architecture.
New Jersey’s largest high technology and life science business incubator, owned by the university, is located in its Enterprise Development Centre. Comprising 90 member companies, it employs around 400 people and generates millions of dollars in third-party funding and revenues.
About 80% of NJIT students commute to campus. There are five residence halls on the NJIT campus. More and more, NJIT students are choosing to live on campus in one of four residence halls.
Students like the convenience of campus living: access to classes, the library, computer labs, activities, recreational centers, study groups, and faculty. Living on-campus offers a host of other opportunities for students: easy access to NYC (20 min), New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Newark Museum, adjacent colleges (Rutgers-Newark, UMDNJ, and Essex County College) and the chance for them to be independent, living on their own and making key decisions.
NJIT career development center makes career development a widely integrated and invaluable component of the university’s overall education delivery and student professional preparation strategies. Its mission is career planning and preparation of NJIT students and graduates. It is dedicated to continually improving its client services and to assuming leadership in the profession of career development.
Services offered by the career center include career advisement, organizing career fairs, career resources, cooperation applications and connecting with federal careers, helping to find internships, organizing on-campus interviewing, planning guide by year.