Featured Image
Featured Image

Institutional Research

Student Life

The percentages of first-time, first-year (freshman) degree-seeking students and degree-seeking undergraduates enrolled in Fall 2017 who fit the following categories

First-time first-year, degree-seeking All degree-seeking undergraduates
  N = 1,858 N = 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 22
Average age of all students 21 26

ACTIVITIES OFFERED
The Student Government Association (SGA) is the voice of every student at Union County College and is devoted to advocate for those issues that will enhance the educational, social, and career development of Union students. Learn more at: https://www.ucc.edu/campus-life/college-life/student-government/.

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

ACADEMIC

History Club
Criminal Justice Club Biology Club
Education Club
Math Club
Business Association

RECREATIONAL

Mixed Martial Arts Club Tennis Club
Volleyball Club
Yoga Club

DIVERSITY AND MULTICULTURAL

Black Heritage Student Organization
For Women About Women
Gay Straight Alliance
Model United Nations
Japanese Culture Club
International Student Organization
Muslim Student Association

SPECIAL INTEREST

Architecture Club
Art Society
Debate Club
Fashion Club
Film Club
Music Club
Soldiers of Poverty
G
aming and Animation Club
Photography Club
Union Gamers United
The 1968 Museum Club

Learn more at: https://www.ucc.edu/campus-life/college-life/student-clubs/.

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  
Cross-Country X    
Golf     X
Lacrosse X
Soccer X X
Track and Field X X
Volleyball X

 

See more at: http://www.unionowls.com/landing/index

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.