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STUDENT LIFE, FALL 2016

The percentages of first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking students and degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled in Fall 2016 who fit the following categories 

 

First-time
first-year, degree-seeking

All degree-seeking undergraduates

 

1,858

9,704

Percent who are from out of state

Less than 1%

3%

Percent who live off campus or commute

100%

100%

Percent of students age 25 and older

15%

42%

Average age of full-time students

20

23

Average age of all students

21

25


ACTIVITIES OFFERED
The Student Government Association (SGA) serves as the voice of the students to address concerns, foster student success and encourage student participation in campus life. The SGA offers a variety of clubs and organizations at the College.

PUBLICATIONS AND MEDIA
Student Newspaper: The Scroll
Literary Journal: The Sheaf 
Literary Publication: The Foreign Student Voice
Radio Station: UCC Radio 88.1 AM
 
CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS
Architecture Club
Art Society
Biology Club
Black Heritage Student Organization
Business Association
Catholic Student Organization
Christian Fellowship
Chemistry Club
Cricket Club
Criminal Justice Club
Gaming and Animation Society (G.A.S.)
Glee Club
Hospitality Club
History Club
League of Legends Club
Martial Arts Club
Math Club
Music Club
Muslim Student Association
Philosophy Club (Paradox)
Paralegal Club
Psychology/Sociology Club
Sexuality & Gender Alliance Club (S.A.G.A.)
S.I.G.N. Club (ASL-English Program)
Sport Management Club
T.R.O.P.A. Club
Tennis Club
The Film Club
ROTC
Union County College, Rutgers - The State University of New Jersey, and Seton Hall University have an agreement permitting male and female students of Union County College to cross-enroll in the Air Force ROTC program.  Qualified students may complete the first two years of the four-year program on a cross-enrollment basis and the final two years by attending an institution sponsoring Air Force ROTC.  Students who successfully complete the four-year program earn commissions as second lieutenants.
 
HONOR SOCIETIES  
  • The Psi Chapter, of the Chi Alpha Epsilon Academic Honor Society, is a national honor society for students in the Educational Opportunity Fund Program.
  • The Engineering and Architectural Honor Society is for students in an AS Engineering or Architectural program; membership is extended to top performing students who have completed many of the required courses in their major.
  • Lambda Epsilon Chi is a nationally known academic honor society for paralegal students, sponsored by the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE). 
  • Mu Alpha Theta is a national honor society which promotes scholarship in Mathematics at two-year colleges. 
  • Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society that promotes scholarship, leadership, fellowship and service among students of two-year colleges.
  • Psi Beta is a national honor society affiliated with the American Psychological Association.  Its purpose is to promote and encourage both general scholarship and an interest in psychology as a profession.
  • Tau Alpha Pi a national honor society for students in the Engineering Technology programs and a New Jersey Beta Chapter. 
ATHLETICS
Intercollegiate Athletic Association Membership: National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) 

Sport

Male

Female

Co-Ed

Baseball

X

 

 

Basketball

X

X

 

Cheerleading

 

X

 

Cross-Country

X

X

 

Golf

 

 

X

Lacrosse

X

Soccer

X

X

Track and Field

X

X

Volleyball

X

 

ORIENTATION

New Student Orientation is the first step to achieving academic and personal success at Union County College. By participating in this program, students gain the tools necessary to successfully navigate their college education experience. At the session, students learn about degree requirements for graduation, explore careers that fit their interest, gain assistance with developing an education plan, and register for classes.
 
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