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Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs

The Office of the Vice President of Student Affairs oversees the development and application of policies and procedures that impact the student body in the areas of Enrollment Services, Financial Aid, Student Support Services, and Student Life and Judicial Affairs. The VP of Student Affairs works in collaboration with the student organizations, faculty, staff, and community groups to achieve mutually agreeable goals that benefit all students, chairs the Academic Standing Committee, facilitates the development and implementation of the college’s Strategic Enrollment Management Plan, promotes institution-wide retention and completion initiatives, and collaborates with departments throughout the institution to ensure all students have access to a high quality and affordable education and services.

Mission of Office of Student Affairs

Educate and empower students to become responsible life-long learners within a global society.

Values of Office of Student Affairs

  1. Student success throughout continued collaboration and assessment.
  2. Diversity and mutual respect for all members of the community.
  3. Holistic approach to student development—intellectual, physical, mental, spiritual, and emotional.
  4. Empowerment through advocacy and guidance.
  5. Fiscal integrity to ensure student access to services.

Division of Student Affairs Resources

Department

Services

Contact Information

Athletics Office

Coordination of all team and sports activities.

(201) 447-7182

Center for Student Success

Career and transfer counseling, and academic advising.

(201) 447-7211

 

Center for Health, Wellness, and Personal Counseling

First-aid emergency medical response, healthcare maintenance, record keeping of NJ state mandated immunization requirements, confidential personal counseling, mind and body workshops.

(201) 447-9257

healthservices@bergen.edu

 

 

Educational Opportunity Fund

Program that provides financial aid, counseling, and academic support services.

(201) 447-7139

eofoffice@bergen.edu

Enrollment Services

Admissions, student records, in-persona and online registration.

(201)-447-7218

regoffice@bergen.edu

 

Financial Aid Office

Administration of federal and state financial assistance programs. Scholarship programs.

(201) 447-7148

financial.aid@bergen.edu

 

Food Pantry

Confidential distribution of food for students and staff undergoing emergency and/or difficult situations.

201) 447-9257

healthservices@bergen.edu

 

International Student Center

Students with visas receive academic advising, assistance with admissions and communication between consulates, embassies, and transfer colleges/universities is liaised by the Center.

001 201 689 7601

intadmissions@bergen.edu

 

Judicial Affairs

Judicial hearings based on Student Code of Conduct procedures, mediation services.

(201) 447-7215

nmelendez@bergen.edu

jbhatt@bergen.edu

Office of Specialized Services

Access and accommodation services for students with disabilities.

(201) 612-5270

ossinfo@bergen.edu

Student Affairs Online

Student services through an online format.

(201) 879-8969

 

Student Life

Student clubs, organizations, Student Government Association, Student Senate, Diversity and Leadership Weekends, student newspaper.

(201) 447-7215

nmelendez@bergen.edu

gfenkart@bergen.edu

Veteran and Military Affairs Center

Academic and personal resources for veterans and their beneficiaries.

(201) 612-5270

veterans@bergen.edu

1-2-3 Connect Program

Title V grant initiative based on providing comprehensive academic support services to students in developmental education.

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