New Jersey City University

COVID-19 Weekly Campus Update

Attention NJCU Community:
With the rise in COVID-19 cases in our state and nationally, the purpose of this communication is to provide a weekly update on cases within our community and pertinent information to our campus — while also distributing important updates from the city, county and state. 
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NJCU Updates

As of November 20, 2020, there have been 31 total positive cases within the NJCU community since September 1. Documentation of reported cases are update regularly and can be found on NJCU’s COVID-19 website dashboard.


NJCU has partnered with Diligent Urgent Care to provide COVID screenings, testing, and education for our NJCU campus. To schedule your Telemed visit: CLICK HERE.

Should you have any questions or need assistance, please email or call 201-834-8887.

Please visit our NJCU COVID website for more information, including answers to FAQ’s (frequently asked questions).

Beginning December 2, NJCU will deploy a targeted testing approach called Surveillance Testing for employees and students working and learning on campus, which will help detect asymptomatic occurrences of infection and prevent further transmission by enabling contact tracing. Testing will be randomized.

Social Responsibility

Successfully dealing with the pandemic requires the shared responsibility of each and every one of us. For more information, please visit the NJCU COVID-19 responsibility statement.

Please use the COVID Concern Report to alert the COVID response team of a possible infection or any concerns regarding the utilization of our established safety protocols.      

Procedures for Reporting Cases

Click on this link to review NJCU’s procedure for reporting cases which was developed with direct guidance from the health department. 

Spring Semester

NJCU is continuing to plan for increased opportunities for in-person, on-campus learning this spring. These plans are continually in evaluation and will be updated accordingly.

Preparing for Thanksgiving

While finding joy during the holiday season, please remember the need to remain vigilant, adhere to the recommended CDC safety guidelines and take mask-wearing seriously, remain attentive to frequent handwashing, and ensure physical distancing. 

Safe Campus

To learn more about our safety precautions and all plans for a safe return to teaching, learning, living, and working, please visit
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