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Registration Days Set for Fall Semester

Web registration for classes at both the Newark and West Essex campuses is underway for the Fall 2019 Semester. The College’s Fall 2019 Semester starts September 3.

Students may register on-line through September 6. Web access is at

In-person registration will be held August 27-29 at both campuses. Assistance is available in Enrollment Services on the 4th Floor of the Newark campus, or the office on the 1st Floor at West Essex. Registration will be held from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. on August 27, and from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. August 28 and 29.

Students may be eligible for free tuition through the state Community College Opportunity Grant (CCOG) program. To be eligible for CCOG, students must have an annual adjusted gross income of no more than $65,000. Students must also fill out the FAFSA form. CCOG information is available at

“This is a great time to join our Fall 2019 semester cohort and take advantage of our open access, small class size, low cost, faculty mentoring and flexible schedules,” said Sanjay Ramdath, Executive Director of Enrollment Services. “This is the time to take your higher education to the next level.” Also, the College offers online courses and programs.

The College has the lowest cost in Essex County for higher education.

Course information is available by calling the appropriate academic division:

  • Business – 973-877-3222
  • Nursing & Health Sciences – 973-877-1865
  • Social Sciences – 973-877-3250
  • Biology, Chemistry & Physics – 973-877-3430
  • Humanities & Bilingual Studies – 973-877-3450
  • Math, Engineering Technologies & Computer Sciences – 973-877-3302
  • West Essex campus – 973-877-6590 or 973-877-3175

Essex County College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. The College offers more than 50 Associate degrees and more than two dozen Academic Certificates in a wide range of disciplines. Essex graduates transfer with full junior status to many New Jersey colleges and universities, as well as schools from around the country.