Transfer Students


Welcome to UCNJ. The nine steps outlined below are the recommended sequence of enrollment.

1. Submit Application

Welcome to UCNJ’s admissions process. Click the button below to start your application.

Begin Application

Your application may take a few days to be processed. In the meantime, you may continue to the instructions of document submission and applying for Financial Aid.

Submit the following documents to the Admissions Department on the Cranford, Elizabeth or Plainfield campuses:

  • Submit official college transcripts from every college you attended
  • Submit immunization records

Official Documents Should Be Mailed to the Following Address:
Office of Admissions
1033 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016

2. Apply for Financial Aid

  • Complete your FAFSA-Free Application for Federal Student Aid UCNJ’s school code is 002643
  • Check your UCNJ email to confirm receipt of your FAFSA

3. Create your College Account

  • Check the email account that you provided in your application for instructions, username, and password

4. Take your Placement Test

  • Placement Test
  • You may be exempt if you can demonstrate completion of college level English or Math

5. Register for Classes

  • Steps before registration
    • Schedule an appointment with an Enrollment Specialist for evaluation of your official college transcripts by calling (908) 709-7596
    • Check academic calendar for registration dates
    • Plan your classes
  • Steps at registration
    • Review and print your class schedule from your College account
  • Steps after registration
    • Check your college email and the college website often for class cancellations
    • Schedule changes
      • You can add classes until the last day of registration
      • You will not be charged for classes dropped prior to the start of the semester
      • Classes dropped after the start of the semester are subject to the College’s refund policy

6. Pay for your Classes

  • Payment plan. Students must visit the Office of Student Accounts to make the initial payment and to sign a promissory note to participate in the plan
  • Chargeback
  • Purchase a parking permit

7. Obtain your Student ID

Bring a copy of your class schedule and a picture ID

  • Cranford – Student Services Center, Student Development Building
  • Elizabeth – Student Services Center, Lessner Building
  • Plainfield – Student Services Area, Room P-104

8. Buy your Textbooks and Supplies

9. Go to your First Class

  • Refer to your class schedule