Campus Clue

On Campus Resources:

Athletics

Student-athletes have the ability to play on a DI, DII, DIII or club intercollegiate teams where our mission is to create lifelong opportunities through high quality physical, leadership and character training. You can find each of our athletes training in the weight room, gymnasium, and outside on our game fields. We have a new recovery lab that our athletic trainer maintains with pride. We also offer students opportunities to work at all home sporting events and be involved in our athletic competitions.

Contact: 973-300-2230

Campus Life

Campus Life is the living and learning that takes place outside of the classroom. It includes opportunities for service, leadership, and peer interactions. Get included in one of SCCC’s numerous clubs, join the student government, or attend an event!

Contact: 973-300-2232

Campus Store & eCampus

Buy an assortment of Skylander spirit gear, ice cream, music, and school supplies.

Contact Campus Store: 973-300-2767
Contact eCampus: 877-284-6744 or bookstore@ecampus.com

DEI Coordinator

The DEI Coordinator is responsible for improving the institution's capacity to include different persons and communicate, interact, and work with them. To achieve this goal, we have conversations on topics such as diversity, identity, and ideology, not just in the classroom but also in other parts of campus. As a result of our openness to a wide range of perspectives and the increased cohesiveness of our community, we value variety.

Contact Phil Andujar: 973-300-2206

Equal Opportunity Fund (EOF)

The Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF) program provides an opportunity for educationally and economically disadvantaged New Jersey residents to enroll in and graduate from college.

Contact Ann Bruno: 973-300-2347

Degree Up

Degree UP helps students create a strong foundation for academic and personal success. We provide the following services free to students: tutoring, study buddies, computer access, volunteer opportunities, a comfortable space to study, and a laptop loan program.

Location: Building E, rooms 101, 102, and 105
Contact: degreeup@sussex.edu or call 973-300-2172

Financial Aid

This office counsels students and their families on making financial preparations for college. We assist students with a number of tasks they may need to complete in order to receive financial aid.

Location: B212
Contact: 973-300-2225 or email finaid@sussex.edu

Horton Food Pantry

The Horton Food Pantry provides food bags to students. Each food bag will feed a family of 4 for about 3-4 days. It is considered supplementary to a healthy, balanced diet of fresh produce and proteins. The Horton Pantry has partnerships with larger local food pantries that can provide supplementary fresh foods. SCCC students can request to pick up a food bag by calling 973-300-2200

Location: Bld D, room 114

The Foundation

The College Foundation awards over $155,000 in scholar money each year. Student are able to apply for scholarships each May for the upcoming year.

Contact Christina Quiñones: 973-300-3168

International, Veteran, and Non-traditional Student Services

The international coordinator is ready to help students through their entire experience at SCCC. Services provided by Veteran’s Affairs include: certification of VA Education Benefits; academic advising for veterans; the Student Veteran Emergency Relief fund, which provides short term financial assistance to veterans and their families who experience financial hardship as a result of an emergency; and the Veterans Resource Center. The Veterans Resource Center includes a fully furnished space where student veterans can complete their coursework. Also found at the Resource Center is information on job postings, campus events and services, and Department of Veterans Affairs policies. This is the point of contact for all non-traditional students.

Location: Bld D110B
Contact Jason Boehm: 973-300-2109 or jboehm@sussex.edu

Personal Counseling

Short-term personal counseling is available to all students in the Advising and Counseling Center (B206). All meetings are confidential and free of charge.

For appointments, call/email Alyssa Hoekstra: 973-300-2346 ahoekstra@sussex.edu

Student Accessibility Services

Student Accessibilities Services is committed to supporting students with documented disabilities by providing reasonable accommodations. The mission of these reasonable accommodations are to ensure equity in education at Sussex County Community College.

For appointments, contact Pam Cavanagh: 973-300-2153 or email disabilitiessupport@sussex.edu

Testing Center/Library Services

Runs testing for GED, Hi Set, PRAXIS, PearsonVue, Teas, ASE automotive, ServSafe (culinary), Placement, CLEP (college credit) and proctored make up exams. The Testing Center also helps students through tutoring in the Library and will be offers online tutoring this semester as well. More information to come regarding online tutoring.

Location: B317
Contact: 973-300-2155

Writing Center:

The Writing Center provides guidance to writers of all levels at SCCC and helps students feel confident in their ability to complete an assignment on their own. Students can meet with peer coaches or attend a number of workshops throughout the semester to help develop their writing skills.

Location: D111A
Contact Olivia Maikisch: 973-300-2100 ext. 2280 or omaikisch@sussex.edu


Off Campus Resources:

Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services

Bridgeway behavioral health provides individuals of all ages with session-based treatment for substance use and mental health disorders. Appointments are by telephone and tele-video and in some cases in-person.

Location: 93 Stickles Pond Road Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: (908) 310-5169 or (973) 383-8670 or outpatientcounseling@bridgewaybhs.org

Center for Prevention and Counseling The Diabetes and Nutrition Center at NMC

The Diabetes and Nutrition Center at Newton Medical Center provides Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs, offers support groups, along with general nutrition counseling services for a wide range of conditions. These services include 1:1 sessions, and monthly offered Diabetes Education Group Classes.

Location: 175 High Street. Newton, NJ 07860.
Contact: 973-579-8341

DASI

DASI is a private, community-based nonprofit agency operating in Sussex County, NJ as the primary resource for victims and survivors of domestic and sexual violence, and human trafficking. All services provided by DASI are free and confidential.

DASI Community Outreach Center provides: Individual Supportive Counseling, Support Groups, Legal Advocacy, Confidential Sexual Violence Advocates (CSVAs), Domestic Violence Response Team (DVRT), Sexual Assault Response Team (SART). DASI also offers education and prevention, an emergency safe house, 24-hour Helpline, and the DECIDE program.

Location: P.O. Box 805, Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: 973-579-2386

IFSS

Intensive Family Support Services, IFSS is a free program offered by Mental Health Association in Newton. It offers individual counseling, group support and education to any relative, caring family or friend of an individual with mental illness. Information and referral is available thought IFSS to help you link your loved one to the mental health care needed.

Contact: 973-579-4399 or IFSS@mhaessexmorris.org

Newton Medical Center

Behavioral Health: Newton Medical Center offers a full line of mental health services that include a 24 hr Crisis Hot line. We offer an Emergency Room based mental health screening center open 24hrs / 7 days per week. We have a full line of outpatient care that begins with (APH) Acute Partial Hospitalization program (9am-3pm). This service is offered to clients in need of mental health services and daily structure from three to five days per week. Outpatient mental health counseling services are provided Monday-Friday that includes medication evaluation and monitoring by a Psychiatric or Advance Nurse Practitioner. Individual and group counseling, Substance Abuse counseling and (MAT) Medication Assisted Treatment for treatment of Opioid disorders. We also provide an adult Voluntary/Involuntary inpatient hospitalization service for individuals in need of intense structure and evaluation for their mental health needs.

Location: 175 High Street Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: ACCESS Dept. at 888-247-1400

NORWESCAP

Norwescap Child and Family Resources Services is the designated Child Care Resource & Referral agency for Hunterdon, Sussex and Warren counties. We are responsible for administering New Jersey’s childcare assistance program. Through our Sussex County location, in Newton, families can access free diapers via our diaper pantry, free clothing for children from our Caring Closet, and meet with our Family Engagement Specialists to talk about what other resources may be available to them. Norwescap CFRS provides free developmental screening for children aged 1 month – 5.5 years old. Norwescap CFRS can also provide families with free childcare referrals, as well as informational materials on the state’s quality rating and improvement system, Grow New Jersey Kids. CFRS also provides professional development training for people working in the early childhood stage and provides the coursework for those interested in pursuing their Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. We also can help people become a registered family childcare provider with the state so people can start their own business by watching children in their home.

Location: 186 Halsey Rd. Suite 1 | Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: (973) 383-3461

PNC Bank Financial Wellness

PNC Bank Financial Wellness provides students with tools to ensure financial wellness. Services include checking accounts that fit student’s lives with no monthly fees, money management tools, overdraft fee refund, and free wire transfers. With digital tools that make banking easy, PNC also provides financial education and workshops to help students in a variety of financial topics.

Contact: Mark Adelstein 216-222-5324 or email mark.adelstein@pnc.com

Project Self-Sufficiency

Project Self-Sufficiency is a Sussex County based non-profit organization with a mission to assist individuals and families achieve family stability and economic self-sufficiency. PSS provides programs and services including but not limited to:

  • Information and referral to PSS services as well as the network of social services in Sussex County
  • Employment and Education
    • High School Equivalency Program
    • Resume workshops, mock interviews, job search techniques
  • Comprehensive case management
  • Food Pantry
  • Legal Services
  • Parenting support and education through Evidenced Based Home Visitation Services
  • Family strengthening activities and holiday assistance
  • Childcare
  • Virtual Offerings – Parenting Classes, Parenting Support Group, Motivational Monday, Women’s Support Group, Workforce Wednesday
  • Various training platforms

Location: 127 Mill Street Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: 973-940-3500 Additional information is available at projectselfsufficiency.org

Psychiatric Emergency Services & Screening Center

The Psychiatric Emergency Services & Screening Center provides 24/7 Crisis intervention to Sussex County. PESS maintains a 24/7 Hotline 973-383-0973. Conducts assessments to determine risk and refer to appropriate programming in the least restrictive manner. Assessments and intervention are completed at Newton Medical Center and outreach to the community.

Samaritan Inn

Samaritan Inn is a 501 3c independent nonsectarian nonprofit agency founded in 1977 to provide emergency food and shelter to homeless families in Sussex County . The program of advocacy, counseling and skill building in family maintenance and growth includes education in parenting, skills, budgeting, job and housing search, and applications for rental and utilities assistance and other available government services.

In addition to housing, we maintain a 24 hour emergency hotline for food and shelter, and a food pantry to meet the food insecurity needs of shelter families and Sussex County residents in need.

Samaritan Inn has a need for volunteers: To help with mailings and fundraising events, to sort donated items, to donate household items and to pack gifts for holidays.

Contact: 973-940-8872 or email samaritaninndir@gmail.com

Shoprite Nutrition Services

RoNetco ShopRite stores offer free nutrition services in-store or virtually with your local in-store ShopRite Registered Dietitians. The services we provide include; 1:1 nutrition counseling and education, grocery store tours, virtual cooking and nutrition education classes. We work with many community organizations such as local libraries and schools to do nutrition education sessions, cooking demonstrations and additional events out in the community.

Contact: ShopRite of Franklin: (973) 827-6135 ext. 159 and ShopRite of Sparta: (973) 729-6900 ext. 159 or email Kristen.BurdzyRD@wakefern.com

Sussex County Division of Social Service

Sussex County Division of Social Services mission is the delivery of public assistance and social services to eligible individuals and families to alleviate human suffering, and to maximize individual potential, in a competent and compassionate manner. They provide a variety of services including: adult protective services, adult services, boarding home services, child support and paternity, chore services, education and training, family planning, food pantry, food stamps, general assistance, health related services, homelessness prevention, housing related services, kinship navigator program, Medicaid/medical assistance, temporary assistance for needy families, transportation, and work first NJ.

Location: 83 Spring Street Suite 203 Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: 973-383-3600

The Wellness Hub

The Wellness Hub or Early Intervention Support Services (EISS), provides rapid access to treatment for those 18 and older, experience exacerbated symptoms of mental illness. The HUB provides drop in assessment, psychiatric evaluation, medication monitoring, therapy, group counseling, case management and support.

Location: 83 Spring St. Suite 303 Newton, NJ 07860
Contact: 973-840-1850