Commuter Student Services and Support
There are many resources available to our commuter students as they make the adjustment to life at Stevens. The Commuter Student Association is an active student organization that represents the interests of commuting students, helps orient new commuters, arranges social activities and makes sure commuters are represented in all aspects of student life. For commuters who opt to use public transportation, the Hoboken Terminal is well-served by NJ Transit trains and buses, the PATH train and NY Waterway. NJ Transit offers discounts for commuter students. For more information, visit stevens.edu/visit/public-transportation. Commuter students have access to on-campus lockers and lounge spaces throughout campus. Many commuter students choose to purchase a Stevens meal plan through the housing and dining portal on myStevens.
Samuel C. Williams Library
The Samuel C. Williams Library is the center for information discovery at Stevens Institute of Technology. All members of the Stevens community are welcome. As a student you have access to articles, books, journals and ebooks through the library to support your course work, papers and projects. Expert librarians are available in-person and online through our Ask Us chat reference service to help you with your research. Quiet individual study carrel spaces, collaboration spaces, reservable study rooms, computer workstations, printer/copiers and scanners are available for your study and productivity needs. You can also explore Stevens’ history through the Library Archives and Special Collections encompassing the institutional and historical records of Stevens. The library is also a destination for workshops, exhibits and events that span from educational to recreational. The library staff looks forward to meeting you! Learn more at stevens.edu/academics/library.
Residential students may receive mail and packages for pickup at our mailroom in the Howe Center. Students are welcome to ship their belongings to Stevens before arrival on campus. However, the Stevens mailroom cannot accept student mail and packages before late August for new student arrival; please plan for any belongings to arrive no earlier than August 20 if you ship them ahead of your move-in day. Students can go to the mailroom in the Howe Center on their move-in day to pick up their shipped items.
The mailing address for residential students is:
Student Name, STUDENTStevens Institute of Technology1 Castle Point TerraceHoboken, NJ 07030
The Stevens Shuttle is a shared shuttle ride that arrives when you want, where you want (at campus sites and select sites in Hoboken). Book rides straight from your phone, get picked up in minutes and never worry about making it to class or work on time. Due to high demand, make sure to book your ride in advance of when you need to be picked up. The Stevens Shuttle app is available for download in Apple’s App Store and Google Play. Learn more at stevens.edu/transportation-and-parking/stevens-shuttle.
Stevens is in the City of Hoboken, a walkable, urban center that is one mile square and has many options for public transportation and ride shares (including the Stevens Shuttle). Students are encouraged to commute to campus by foot, bicycle, public transit or carpool, in lieu of driving alone. Student parking at Stevens is restricted to commuter students who reside outside of Hoboken, students with disabilities related to mobility, students participating in co-op positions that are inaccessible by public transportation and qualifying AFROTC/ROTC students. Semester and daily permits are available on myStevens for eligible students.
Stevens has been recognized as the safest campus in New Jersey and one of the safest colleges in the nation. The safety and welfare of our students are a top priority, and Stevens helps to ensure this with a tight-knit community and strong team effort. Safety measures on campus include an accessible and skilled Campus Police team, a broad security camera system, a safe ride system through the Stevens Shuttle, student training and education, an Emergency Management Team and an emergency text and email alert system. Information regarding signing up for the emergency text alert system will be shared with students closer to their arrival on campus.
To report a Stevens-related emergency, please call Stevens Campus Police at 201-216-3911 (Emergency Line, 24/7) or 201-216-5105 (Non-Emergency Line, 24/7). All students should program the main Campus Police number (201-216-5105) into their cell phone.
Stevens Guardian is a mobile app that turns any cell phone into a personalized protection network. It connects you directly with Stevens Campus Police during an emergency and provides vital information instantly. Through this app, students can make fast-response panic calls, have police locate you in an emergency through GPS, set safety networks and timers to notify trusted friends of your whereabouts and send anonymous crime tips to Stevens Campus Police. Instructions for downloading the Stevens Guardian app are available online.
The Student Wellness Center provides a broad range of critical services toward the physical and mental wellbeing of all students. Students can visit Student Health Services, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Disability Services and the Office of Student Support. Through these professional services and programs, Stevens supports a comprehensive, coordinated and holistic approach to student wellness. Learn more at stevens.edu/campus-life/health-wellness.
Student Health Services
Student Health Services is an acute care health facility that offers services to Stevens students including health promotion and disease prevention, care during acute and chronic phases of illness, and referrals to outside providers when appropriate. Student Health Services offers various testing and is a Lab Corp draw site. Students can receive prescriptions for routine medications. Students can be seen at Health Services by appointment only Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., with an on-call nurse available to speak with students 24 hours a day, seven days a week, year-round, accessible through the main phone line. Student Health Services offers appointments in-person and via telehealth; all appointments can be made online through the Healthy Stevens portal.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Stevens offers free and confidential counseling through Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) to all enrolled students who are struggling to cope with personal issues (e.g., difficulty adjusting to college or trouble managing stress) or psychological difficulties (e.g., anxiety and depression). CAPS staff delivers treatment in many ways, including short-term individual treatment and group therapy. CAPS also offers crisis services for students in urgent need of support. In circumstances where a student requires long-term or specialized treatment, CAPS will provide referrals to outside clinicians in the local community. Additionally, CAPS offers consultations to staff, faculty and students who are concerned about a student or peer. CAPS also offers workshops and training seminars for the entire campus, covering topics that include suicide prevention, conflict resolution and anxiety management. All CAPS clinicians are licensed or supervised by a licensed professional. Appointments can be made by calling 201-216-5177 or online through the Healthy Stevens portal. Note that crisis visits cannot be scheduled online. In case of a mental health crisis, help is always available and can be reached by calling 201-216-5177 (after hours and weekends, press “2” to be connected with a live counselor). For all other questions please email [email protected].
To receive services and accommodations for a disability, students must formally register with the Office of Disability Services (ODS). To register with the Office of Disability Services, the student must submit appropriate documentation. Documentation should contain a diagnosis of the specific disability from a qualified professional and provide rationale for the requested accommodations. In addition to utilizing accommodations, students registered in the ODS can benefit from setting up a weekly meeting with the ODS to discuss student progress (whether academic or social), time management or review study skills. To learn more, email the office at [email protected].
The Campus Awareness and Response Education (CARE) Team is a dedicated group of Stevens professionals who manage student crisis situations. The team focuses on raising the awareness of the community when a student is in crisis or distress, educating the community on the appropriate action to take when faced with a crisis, and responding in a way that preserves the safety of the community and provides maximum support for the student. The CARE Team meets regularly and responds to reports and students in need while providing outreach to relevant campus offices and contacts to gather information and address concerns. The CARE Team utilizes community resources, when appropriate, to assist students. A CARE Team Report can be submitted online by any individual concerned about a Stevens student.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
The Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) in Student Affairs provides support and resources that center the needs and voices of underrepresented and underserved students, facilitate dialogues and educational workshops that promote inclusive leadership and engage all Stevens students, faculty and staff in co-creating a socially conscious community. The Office of DEI oversees the Intercultural Space, the Lore-El Center for Women’s Leadership and the Quiet Space and offers support and advocacy for members of the LGBTQ+ community. Visit the Office of DEI online at stevens.edu/dei.
The Stevens Career Center provides personalized career advising to help students connect their education, skills and interests with various career opportunities. First-year students are encouraged to attend introductory workshops to start the career exploration and planning process. Whether students are interested in pursuing a cooperative experience, an internship, research or a full-time job, the Stevens Career Center has the resources and professional staff to help.
Athletics and Recreation
The Department of Physical Education, Athletics and Recreation offers a comprehensive program that promotes a healthy lifestyle, physical fitness and overall wellness. In addition to top-notch facilities that include a swimming pool, fitness center, varsity weight room, two gymnasiums, auxiliary gym, wrestling room, locker rooms, sports medicine facilities, tennis courts and a turf field complex, Stevens offers numerous club and intramural sport programs and fitness classes. Student-athletes participate in 25 intercollegiate sports, demonstrating the University’s commitment to the ideals of sportsmanship and the philosophy of NCAA Division III athletics. Learn more at stevensducks.com.