At Union, students are #1!

Whether you take classes at our Cranford, Elizabeth, or Plainfield campus, or online, we are committed to providing our students with an excellent, accessible, and affordable education. That’s Union.


Helping every student to achieve success is our highest priority. We are committed to promoting a climate of student success and providing an environment conducive to teaching and learning. Creating and expanding educational opportunities and support services is paramount to our mission. If you need assistance with picking a major, financial aid, or other student support services, visit a Student Services Center.


We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in all we do: cutting edge academic programs, expert faculty, and innovative technology. We have a lot to offer our students. Our faculty are master teachers and committed educators. Beyond the classroom, the Academic Learning Center provides free peer to peer tutoring on all campuses. Our students learn with state-of-the-art technology in the Innovation Center. Explore Union’s academic programs via the Catalog here.


Once an Owl, always an Owl! At Union, we are committed to enhancing and promoting student engagement by providing a broad range of educational experiences both inside and outside the classroom. From NJCAA sports teams, Student Government, and a number of special interest clubs, there is something for everyone! Not only do our students get involved on campus, but many organizations encourage civic engagement and service opportunities in the greater Union County area. For more information about sports and activities, click here.


At Union, we offer a high-quality education at an affordable price. Start at Union and save thousands off the cost of your education. Need help paying for school? Take advantage of a payment plan. Apply for a scholarship. The College’s Foundation awards more than $1 million in scholarship support each year. Students may also be eligible to attend tuition-free with the Community College Opportunity Grant.