It would take another four years before the New Jersey State Department of Higher Education would grant the Center full branch campus status, transforming it into the West Essex Campus. The college has also produced more than two dozen athletes who have competed at the Summer Olympics, representing various countries around the world.
The main campus would see expansions in October 1985 (with the opening of the Gymnasium and Child Development Center), in October 1996 (with the opening of the Center for Technology), and in September 1999 (with the opening of the Clara E. In January 1979, the West Essex Extension Center, a former elementary school, opened in West Caldwell, NJ. Men and women are able to participate in basketball, cross country, soccer, and track & field (indoor and outdoor).
In 1982 an additional eight acres was purchased and, in September 1985, the newly expanded and renovated Center was unveiled. Essex athletes have gone on to become All-Americans.
After enrollment, new students are required to complete orientation sessions.
student body benefits from financial aid, and the administration has initiated a number of assistance programs to facilitate and expedite the financial aid process.
Intramural games include flag football, chess, table tennis, bowling, and special events in various competitions as well as more traditional sports like basketball and volleyball.
Essex County College (ECC) is an open-door, public two-year college located in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. Day, evening, weekend, and online courses are offered throughout the fall, semester winter intercession, spring semester, two summer sessions.
Several of the schools programs have their own unique admissions policies.
Students are also required to provide proof of current immunization, in keeping with New Jersey law, prior to enrolling in classes.
, is a two-year community college with open access to allow students of various backgrounds and abilities to receive an education.
The school’s main campus is located in the University Heights neighborhood of Newark, New Jersey, near Rutgers’ Newark campus and students may pursue Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees; professional and technical certificates, and take numerous non-degree and continuing education courses.
Although regionally accredited, the college was placed on warning status in November of 2016 and probation the following year due to concerns about institutions resources and leadership. The college's academic programs are overseen by the Vice President of Academic Affairs/Chief Academic Officer.