Welcome to
Centenary University,
New Students and Families!

You made a great decision by coming to Centenary—you’re going to find terrific classes, activities, and people, on a lovely campus. But we’re also really good at the behind-the-scenes stuff—all the ways we’ll support and lead you. This page will show you what you can do to help yourself, and where to find help you may need.


Upcoming Events

  • COUNTDOWN TO CLASSES NEW STUDENT BBQ!

Join us Wednesday, July 21st from 6:30pm – 8:30pm on Centenary’s front lawns for BBQ food, dessert, music, a chance to get vaccinated if you would like and meet your new classmates! This is a student only event and is for all Centenary students including transfers, commuters and residents. CLICK HERE TO LET US KNOW YOU ARE COMING!

Students do not need to get a vaccine at the event to attend. For more information about being vaccinated at this event or to make a vaccine appointment please click here.

  • NEW STUDENT MOVE IN will take place on Saturday, August 28, 2021. If you have any move in specific questions, please contact Matt Lavery.
  • NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION will take place on Sunday, August 29, 2021 for all incoming students: commuters, residents & transfers! We will have a full day action packed with fun and important info.  This is for our students only. Check back soon for a full schedule!

What about parent/family questions?

We will be announcing a summer series of zoom sessions for parents and students to get important info and also ask questions.  Topics will include health & safety, living on campus, getting involved and academic support. These will take place on various dates and times throughout late July and will be recorded and available here for future viewing.

Check Out our social media sites to connect or get important updates:

Centenary University Class of 2025 | Facebook

Centenary University Transfer Students | Facebook

Centenary University 2025 (@cuclassof2025) • Instagram photos and videos

Cent U Transfer Students (@cutransfers) • Instagram photos and videos


Please feel free to click around for helpful information about important offices on campus.

Campus Store

Find your selection of textbooks, computers, supplies and apparel. With apparel sizes available for men, women, kids and baby, the whole family can cheer on Centenary University in style, every season.

The Campus Store also has your Centenary University gift ideas covered, with options ranging from drinkware to diploma frames to Centenary University gift cards.
Check out the Campus Store online!

Tutoring

The Tutoring Center assists students in becoming independent learners by offering resources and various modes of tutoring to help students succeed.

Academic Calendar

The academic calendar is the schedule of academic events by semester, including start and end dates, exam schedules, and holidays.

Academic Success and Advising Center

The Academic Success and Advising Center is the primary source of academic support programs on campus. Students can request academic coaching including goal setting, time management and study strategies training.

Library

The Taylor Memorial Library’s staff is dedicated to helping the Centenary community excel in research and education. It offers an impressive collection of books, online databases, research volumes, industry journals and periodicals.

Writing Collaboratory

The Writing Collaboratory well-trained staff is dedicated to fostering confidence and positive attitudes toward writing through comprehensive, inclusive dialogue. With workshops, peer-to-peer consultation, and Conversation groups the Writing Collaboratory can help with all your writing needs.

Counseling Center

The Counseling Center works directly with students in overcoming difficulties that may interfere with defining and accomplishing educational and personal goals. The Counseling Center offers free services to students including individual counseling, couples counseling (must both be Centenary students), crisis assistance, after-hours Protocol services, consolations, educational programs, suicide prevention training, and referrals.

Health Center

The Health Center staffed by a full-time Nurse Practitioner, a part-time physician and part-time Registered Nurse can help both full-time and part-time student with their medical needs. True emergency walk-ins are always accommodated but all other visits will require a scheduled appointment. Some services provided by the Health Center include but not limited to; well visits, immunizations, gynecological services, contraceptive services, STD/HIV testing, and Diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic illnesses.

Disability Services

The Disability Services Office works closely with eligible students to arrange for reasonable academic and housing accommodations, which will afford each student the opportunity to participate fully in Centenary University’s services, programs, and activities. Staff members are also available, by appointment, to assist students with developing learning strategies and provide coaching for disability related issues.

Career Services and Community Engagement

The Career Development and Community Engagement Office connects students and alumni with employers and service opportunities in New Jersey and beyond.

Welcome Center

The Welcome Center is located in the Seay Administration building. Not sure where to go start here. The Welcome Center staff would be happy to help you make connections with faculty and staff or help you process outgoing mail, provide residential students with their packages and help with any residential mailbox issues.

Residence Life

The Office of Residence Life works on engaging students outside of the classroom. The goal is to foster student’s development and encourage them to become life-long learners and foster the personal, social and intellectual growth of the students.

Veteran Services

The Office of Veteran Services at Centenary University has been established on firm ground to provide valuable services and resources to student veterans, veteran dependents, active military, and reservists in the Centenary community.  We are dedicated to assisting you in navigating internal and external systems, obtaining educational goals, developing initiatives, and helping to facilitate a seamless transition to the academic arena and successful integration to the campus community.

Student Accounts Office

It’s important to know about paying for college. While your financial aid is awarded for the entire academic year, you will have to make sure that your bill is paid each semester. Learn the tools that will help you stay on top of paying for your classes! Visit the Office of Student Accounts!

Technology

Utilize My.Centenary to access your Centenary email, Moodle, and the Master Calendar. Visit our Technology page.

The Student Support Services Staff!

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