- Health Requirements
All students are required to comply with the State of New Jersey immunization laws. All documentation should be submitted to Health Services. Health Services will not be responsible for records, which are submitted to other departments. Failure to comply with the state’s requirements will result in cancellation of registration and exclusion from class. All full-time students (12 or more credits) must have health insurance. Please refer to the Student Health Form for all requirements. Health forms can be obtained in the Health Services Department located on the first floor of Mother Joseph Hall, and on the Web at caldwell.edu/student_services/health.aspx. Should further clarification be required after reviewing the health form, please call 973-618-3319.
- Disability Services
The Office of Disability Services (ODS) is a dedicated office for students with disabilities that arranges for reasonable and appropriate accommodations for eligible students. Caldwell University ensures that all students will have equal access to all services, programs and activities to ensure compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act. The ODS seeks to foster independence and to develop the self-advocacy of students with disabilities. In addition, the ODS serves as a liaison and resource to members of the Caldwell University community. The Office of Disability Services is located in the Student Center. For further information about eligibility, rights and responsibilities, log onto the Disability Support Services Web site at caldwell.edu/disability/.
- Manning Campus Store
The Caldwell University Campus Store, located on the first floor of the George R. Newman Center, is open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday until 4:30 p.m., and Saturday until 2:00 p.m. To contact the Campus Store, call 973-618-3262 or visit caldwell.bncollege.com.
- Counseling Services
Counseling Services supports the academic mission of the college by providing services and programs that help students maintain their emotional well-being in order to achieve their academic goals. Professional counselors assist students in understanding their abilities and potential, guide students through changing circumstances, and help students grow in the midst of personal difficulty. This office sponsors special programs and workshops and offers short term individual and group counseling by appointment and on a drop-in basis.
The office is located in the George R. Newman Center on the second floor. All counseling services are free and confidential, and information does not appear on transcripts or in college records. For further information about Counseling Services, log onto our web site at caldwell.edu/counseling.
The residence halls are administered by the Director of Residence Life with the support of the Assistant Director, Graduate Resident Directors, and student Resident Assistants. The Residents’ Council assists the Director by offering students an opportunity to share in governing and planning activities for residents.
Parking is allowed in designated student areas. All College students, faculty and staff are required to display a parking permit on their vehicle(s). The cost is covered in tuition. Parking rules can be found on the permit application, in the student handbook, or by following the link below:
Safety -973-618-3259; Security 973-618-3286
- Student ID
ID cards are necessary for anyone on a College meal plan and for resident students to gain access to their residence hall. ID cards are also used for the Library, Fitness/Center and College Bookstore.
To receive a card, you must be a registered student or an active faculty/staff member. Caldwell University ID cards are covered by tuition, but those who loose their ID card repeatedly will be charged a $5 replacement fee. Resident students living in a room with a “swipe card” lock will need to see the Safety Director or a Resident Life staffer to have their replacement ID card encoded for it to unlock their residence room door.
- Campus Safety
The Campus Safety Office and ID Room are located on the first floor of Werner Hall behind the coffee bar. The Safety Office is usually open 7:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Security is present 24 hours a day and can fulfill most basic parking permit and ID needs until 10:00 p.m.
- Information Technology Resources
Caldwell University’s Office of Information Technology (IT) provides various computing services and facilities for students, including e-mail, online learning systems, online registration resources, computer labs equipped with specialized academic software, and wired and wireless Internet connections in the residence halls, Jennings library and a few select areas on campus. Plans to expand the wireless network are underway.
All registered Caldwell University students are supplied with a NetID (network identification). The NetID is a personal and unique identifier that is used to access computing services. IT manages the main computer lab on campus which is found in the Visceglia Arts Center, room 205. It is open to all students on Mondays through Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Fridays from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sundays from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. IT provides students with network specific support, such as anti-virus software requirements and network connection issues, through the Caldwell Connect program. IT Support can be contacted at 973-618-3000, extension 4444. Information about all our resources can be found by exploring the IT page on the Caldwell University Web site.
- Enrollment Verification
Requests for enrollment verifications are processed through the registrar’s office. Please contact the Registrar’s Office at 973 618-3282 for assistance with enrollment verification.
- Direction to Campus
From the New Jersey Turnpike (Exit 15W) or the Garden State Parkway (Exit 145):
Take Route I-280 West to Exit 5B (527 North Caldwell). At the end of Livingston Avenue, turn right onto Eagle Rock Avenue and take the first left onto Roseland Avenue. At the end of Roseland Avenue, turn right onto Bloomfield Avenue and turn right into the campus entrance.
From Route I-80 Westbound (from New York):
Take Exit 52, following signs for the Caldwell onto Passaic Avenue. Go 3.4 miles and turn left onto Bloomfield Avenue. Go approximately two miles and turn right into the campus entrance.
From Route I-287:
Take Exit 41 to Route I-80 Eastbound, and follow directions below.
From Route I-80 Eastbound (from Pennsylvania):
Take Exit 47B onto Route 46 East. After the second traffic light (Hook Mt./Chapin Road), stay right and follow the signs for “The Caldwell – Newark” onto Bloomfield Avenue. Take Bloomfield Avenue through West Caldwell (four traffic lights) and Caldwell (six traffic lights). The campus entrance will be on the right.
From the west, follow Bloomfield Avenue as described above. From the east, take Bloomfield Avenue to the first traffic light west of the Verona-Caldwell town-line and turn left into the campus entrance.
Caldwell University is served by Decamp Bus #33 and New Jersey Transit Bus #29.