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Union County College Admissions

Visiting Students

We welcome Visiting Students to

Union County College

Here are the steps to apply and register as a visiting student:

  1. Submit your application for admission
    • Complete your free application here
    • You must select Visiting Student (NM.VISIT) as your program major.

Please note: when creating your account to complete your online application you may not use another college’s email address.

Your application will be processed in minutes – you will receive an email with your student ID number as well as your user name and password.

  1. Register for Classes
    • Steps before registration
      • It is your responsibility to ensure credits taken at Union County College will transfer back to your home institution
    • Steps to complete registration
      • Plan your classes in Student Planning
      • Make sure you click “Register Now” to register for your planned classes; once courses are in a green status, you are registered.
      • If you have questions about how to navigate Student Planning, please click here for further instructions
    • 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
  1. Pay for your Classes
    • In your Student Planning account, make a payment
      • On the left side of your screen, select Financial Information
      • Select the appropriate semester and follow the prompts to enter your payment information
    • Tuition and Fees
    • Visit a Student Services Center to purchase a parking permit (see #4 below for locations and hours of operation).
  1. Questions?

If you have additional questions, contact studentservices@ucc.edu or visit a Student Services Center in Cranford, Elizabeth, or Plainfield.


Student Services Centers on all campuses are open Monday through Thursday from 8:00am to 7:30pm and closed on Fridays.

Cranford Campus: 1033 Springfield Avenue, Student Development Building, 1st Floor
Elizabeth Campus: 12 W. Jersey Street, Lessner Building, 1st Floor
Plainfield Campus: 232 E. 2nd Street, Logos Building, 1st Floor