Monday, January 16, 2017

NJ City University

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New Jersey City University

School details:
Full-time enrollment: 5,190
Part-time enrollment: 3,189
Location: Jersey City, New Jersey


  • The university is interested in writing a formal sustainability policy.

Climate Change & Energy

  • NJCU is exploring the option of generating renewable energy on campus.


  • The university recycles its used batteries, computers, light bulbs, and printer cartridges.
  • The campus adheres to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection’s “Cut it and Leave it” policy for grass clippings, and recycles all campus yard waste.


  • The dining halls offer local foods.

Student Involvement

  • Environmental topics are incorporated into geoscience, biology, chemistry, and physics courses.


  • The campus fleet features four hybrid vehicles.
  • Incentives are provided to students and employees who carpool to campus.
  • Free transportation is available around campus.
  • NJCU received a New Jersey Smart Workplaces Award from the New Jersey Department of Transportation for its innovative alternative commuting programs, which help reduce traffic congestion and improve air quality.
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