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Increased Member Benefits for Friends of Ramapo

(PDF) (DOC) (JPG)August 27, 2014

(MAHWAH, N.J.) The Friends of Ramapo is an organization linking Ramapo College of New Jersey to its surrounding communities.  Members have a variety of interests including auditing classes, attending a wide range of academic and cultural programs and using the fitness facilities.  Membership fees also support student scholarships.

Friends of Ramapo PLUS members receive additional benefits. Members now receive a tuition waiver to audit three courses, in addition to enjoying all the benefits of General Membership. The tuition waiver benefit has been extended to include auditing a summer course, in addition to auditing one undergraduate level course each in the fall and spring semesters. Members may now audit online courses as part of this benefit.  Take advantage of all Ramapo College has to offer by joining at the $150 Friends PLUS level.

Registration to audit fall courses is on Monday, September 8, 2014 from noon to 6 p.m. in the Office of the Registrar. Please check in at Conference Room D211J.

All Friends of Ramapo receive General Member ($60) benefits such as the Ramapo College magazine, a parking pass, use of the College library and discounts to select performances at the Angelica and Russ Berrie Center for the Performing and Visual Arts.  In addition, all are eligible to join the Bill Bradley Sports and Recreation Center for an additional fee. Memberships are renewable annually.

For more information about Friends of Ramapo and its many benefits, visit or contact


About Ramapo College

Ramapo College of New Jersey is the state’s premier public liberal arts college and is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. The comprehensive college is situated among the beautiful Ramapo Mountains, is within commuting distance to New York City, was named one of the 50 Most Beautiful College Campuses in America by CondeNast Traveler, and boasts the best on-campus housing in New Jersey per

Ramapo College provides its students with individualized attention, mentorship, and supports; hands-on learning; and a range of opportunities for service and leadership development. Its graduation and retention rates exceed national averages and it places approximately 1,000 students per year in internships in New York City. The College is ranked #1 among New Jersey public institutions by College Choice; is recognized as the state’s top college on the list of Best Disability Schools by Great Value Colleges; is designated a “Military Friendly College” in Victoria Media’s Guide to Military Friendly Schools; and is recognized as a top college by U.S. News & World Report, Kiplinger’s, Princeton Review and Money magazine, among others.  

Ramapo College’s over 40,000 alumni are the confident, intellectually curious, self-aware, and humble people who are highly sought after and who make a positive impact at local, national, and global levels.  Ramapo College is distinguished as a Career Development College of Distinction by Every student at Ramapo is enrolled in its unique and award winning Pathways Program which equips and empowers students, across the continuum of their academic career, to secure internships, pursue graduate/professional school, and/or enter the job market. 

Established in 1969, Ramapo College offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, data science, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include business, education, nursing and social work. In addition, the College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels, and offers graduate programs leading to master’s degrees in Accounting, Applied Mathematics, Business Administration, Contemporary Instructional Design, Computer Science, Creative Music Technology, Data Science, Educational Leadership, Nursing, Social Work and Special Education, as well as a Doctor of Nursing Practice.


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