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The college admissions process has increasingly become a collaborative effort with parents, guardians, spouses, or other family members. You play a critical role in deciding where your student will apply and ultimately enroll. This is a major transition for your student. We are here to make it as smooth as possible.

You are encouraged to explore our site and learn more not only about our admissions process, but about the spirited and tight-knit community your student will become part of and all of the explorative, hands-on opportunities we offer in our mentoring classroom environments and on our welcoming campus.

Helping Your Student Apply:

Applying to different colleges and universities can be as overwhelming for the parents/guardians as it is for the students. We’re here to help you all every step of the way.

Help Your Student Apply >

Financial Aid and Scholarships:

We are committed to making your education at Ramapo as affordable as possible. Our Financial Aid Team will work with you and your family personally.

Learn More about Financial Aid & Scholarships >

Helping Your Admitted Student:

Your student has been accepted to Ramapo College, now what? Don’t worry, we have you both covered!

How to Assist Your Admitted Student >

The Value of a RCNJ Education:

We know how important your student’s future is to you. We are proud to share with you the value of a RCNJ education. 

View College Accolades & Honors >

Sign-up to the Parents Email Newsletter

Arch Connections: Parent Edition, is a monthly newsletter emailed for parents and family members of current students.

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President’s Parents Council

The President’s Parents Council (PPC) serves to foster and sustain supportive relationships between Ramapo College and parents.

Learn More about the PPC >

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Find out more what is in the local area of Ramapo College and additional services/resources.

Learn More About the Local Community >


Quick Facts & Resources for Parents / Guardians

Important Parents / Families Contacts
Center for Student Success

The staff for Center for Student Success is dedicated to the successful academic and social integration of all of our students and are very excited to inform you of our many services. Center for Student Success services include Academic Advisement, New Student Orientation (First Year Students/Transfers/ Readmits/Adult Learners/Families), Welcome Week, Retention Programs, Personal Development Workshops, Family Day, and the administration of specific groups within the Ramapo Self Service online community. We look forward to working with you so that your student may have a successful and enriching experience at Ramapo College.
Center for Student Success Website


The Mission of the Office of the Registrar is to provide a variety of academic services to students, prospective students, graduates, parents, faculty, staff and the general public. Among these services is a well communicated registration process and the maintenance of student records in an environment of integrity and security in compliance with the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act and other state and federal regulations. Registrar’s Website.

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, governs the privacy, access to and release of a student’s personal information with respect to their educational records. Students may consent to release this information to family members through the completion of a FERPA waiver. Additional information about FERPA and the Waiver is available online. For more information contact the Office of the Registrar at (201) 684-7695.