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Registration Starts January 25 for Spring II 2021

Web and in-person registration for Spring II 2021 classes at Essex County College is underway. The College’s Spring II 12-week term starts Friday, February 5 and runs until May 3, 2021.

Please note that instructions will begin virtually due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, but some courses will be allowed to roll into face-to-face as the semester progresses. The College follows all CDC recommended safety guidelines including wearing a mask and social distancing while on campus.

“Essex County College offers more than 50 Associate degree programs and Academic Certificates in a wide range of disciplines. Essex graduates transfer as juniors to many New Jersey colleges and universities, as well as top schools around the country.  Register early to get the classes you want,” said Dr. Alvin Williams Executive Dean of Faculty and Academics. 

For more information, please click on this link: Students may qualify for free tuition through the state Community College Opportunity Grant program. Go to to see how to qualify. Students may also be eligible for scholarships and qualify for the Educational Opportunity Fund program. Additional registration information is available through the College’s Welcome Center, located on the 2nd Floor at the Newark campus, or by calling the Center at 973-877-4477/3389.

“Essex County College continues to provide high quality and affordable educational opportunities despite the pandemic. Our Spring II term allows students to complete a semester in a more compressed time.  Our many support services help students stay on track to graduate and realize their dreams,” said ECC Interim President Dr. Augustine A. Boakye.

The College is fully accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, with open access to everyone.