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4 College Junior

Campus Strictness: They are very strict when it comes to following the honor code. Cheating and plagiarism is unacceptable and will cost you your spot in the school. Academically it is a very hard school but there is also help for those who seek it. Socially I'm not sure how the school is. I live off campus and have yet to go to my first party on campus. But there are always social functions held on campus and I have seen many fliers to try to engage the student body.

3 College Sophomore

Campus Strictness: Fair amount of strictness for your safety.

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2 College Student

Campus Strictness: they dont really do much, they just sit there and watch everyone on the green

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Unsure of the policies, it's there but unspoken.

3 College Freshman

Campus Strictness: Very strict with academic integrity and the honor code.


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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 200th
    Most Lenient Parking
  • 358th
    Strictest Honor Code
  • 532nd
    Best Campus Police

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Kevin Holton
Long Branch, New Jersey
Grad Year
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The atmosphere at NJIT is, in most cases, lenient. The RAs tend to look the other way on most minor things and operate by the rule of "don't let me see it or smell it." The police are nice, very relaxed, and easy to talk to. They do their job well, but they also don't make their presence stressful to the students. Visitors must be signed in by a resident and present a photo ID when entering a residence hall.

In terms of academic integrity, the administration is very strict about cheating on tests or homework; it's also stern about underage drinking and drugs. Serious disciplinary action, if not expulsion, may occur for such infractions. For freshmen, three lates count as one absence and three absences result in a drop of one letter grade in the class that the student misses.

Facts & Statistics

Students Are Most Likely to Get Caught...
  • Cheating
  • Drinking/possessing alcohol
  • Taking drugs
  • Throwing big parties in dorm rooms
  • Vandalizing school property
Visitation Policies
Anyone is allowed to come onto campus at any time. However, guests must present a photo ID and be signed in by a resident to enter the residence halls. Guests are not allowed in certain buildings.

Student Polls

Rate strictness of administration policies on the following topics    Based on 49 responses

Very strict
Very lenient
  • Alcohol use in dorms
  • Attendance
  • Creating new student organizations
  • Drug use
  • Honor code
  • Noise violations
  • Parking
  • Protests/demonstrations
  • Underage drinking
  • Visitation in dorms

How do the campus police or safety officers affect your campus experience?    Based on 58 responses

  • 2% Very negatively. They treat everyone like criminals.
  • 0% Fairly negatively. They're only interested in breaking up the fun.
  • 50% Fairly positively. They're pretty easy to get along with if you respect them.
  • 48% Very positively. Officers are kind and helpful.
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