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Ramapo College Office of Admissions

Anthony Dovi
Associate Director of Graduate and Adult Admissions
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430
p: (201) 684-7305
f: (201) 684-7964

Accelerated Degree Completion Program

Trish Laprey
Director/Degree Completion Program
505 Ramapo Valley Road
Mahwah, NJ 07430
p: (201) 684-7388

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Ramapo College Adult Degree Completion

Adult Student Enrollment Checklist

1. Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

To reserve a place in the Spring class and request on-campus housing, you must submit your deposit. You may submit your deposit electronically or by postal mail.

If you wish to submit your deposit electronically, please log in to your application using the Email Address and Password that you created when you applied to Ramapo which may be found in the acknowledgement message you received from us when you submitted your Common Application. Follow these steps: 

  1. Log in to your application
  2. View your acceptance letter
  3. Return to your status page and click on “Reply to Offer of Admission”
  4. Choose the appropriate option
  5. Click the Submit Payment button and enter the appropriate payment information

If you wish to submit your deposit by postal mail, simply return the Acceptance Card found in your admission packet to the Office of Admissions as soon as possible. Include a check or money order for $300 if you will be commuting.  

The deposit is credited toward your charges for the fall semester.

2. Activate Your Ramapo College Self Service and Email Account

All students must set up their Ramapo Self Service and email account in order to receive mailings and announcements, and to access their bill. An email with your username and temporary password, along with set-up instructions, will be sent to the address provided on your application 24 hours after your enrollment deposit has been submitted.

3. Registration and Advisement

All new adult students must sign up for Orientation by visiting this link Orientation or sign up for an individualized advisement appointment.

All new students entering the Evening-Accelerated Degree Completion majors in Social Science or Contemporary Arts: Learn more by visiting Admitted Students: Degree Completion Program.  Degree Completion Program students will be manually registered for accelerated DCP classes prior to the semester start so no action is necessary.

4. Transfer Credits

Students who are transferring fewer than 64 credits or who have not completed all of Ramapo’s general education requirements through transfer will be required to complete additional courses outside of the Degree Completion Program. Individualized degree maps will be sent to students later this summer and will outline any additional credit requirements.

5. Immunization Paperwork

All Adult students under the age of 31 are required to: 1) complete and submit the RCNJ Immunization Form; and present proof of two immunizations. To obtain additional information – and – to access these forms, please visit Immunization Records must be updated and submitted to the Health Services Office promptly. If you have additional questions, please call the Health Services Office 201-684-7536 or Fax# 201-684-7534.

6. Financial Aid

Students interested in receiving a financial aid package must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FASFA) at Interested students are encouraged to fill out the FAFSA promptly. You can find a FASFA tutorial at Please contact the Financial Aid Office at (201) 684-7549 with any questions.

7. Billing

All bills are received online through Ramapo Self Service via Paper bills will not be sent in the mail. Visit for more information. Please be aware that payment plans are available for the fall and spring semesters. Visit for more information. Please contact the Office of Student Accounts with any questions about billing or payment plans or (201) 684-7495.

8. Transcripts

Send your final official transcript(s) from any previous college or university indicating final credits completed and/or graduation. Documents should be mailed to: The Office of Graduate and Adult  Admissions, Ramapo College of New Jersey, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah, NJ 07430.

9. Parking Permit

All students who plan to park on campus must have a valid parking permit permanently affixed to their vehicle. Parking decals can be obtained at Select “Commuter” when the choices appear. Be sure to be connected to a printer when requesting a permit as it will only give you one opportunity to print a temporary permit to use until the permanent one comes in the mail. Charges for the parking permit will automatically be charged to your student account.

10. Testing and Placement

Students who have not completed their Critical Reading and Writing or college-level Math general education requirements through transfer credits may need a placement test in order to determine next steps for fulfilling either of these requirements. Students who have earned an AS or AA from a N.J. community college have completed all of their general education requirements and do not need placement tests.