ABOUT STUDENT AFFAIRS

OUR DUTIES

  • Defend all student rights on campus.
  • Provide an open forum for students feedback and discussion
  • Hold hearings with administrators and department chairpersons regarding student rights

GOALS

Some of the topics we are focusing on include:

  • Improving Gourmet Dining Service and the eating experience on campus
  • Encouraging NJIT to become more bike-friendly by implementing more bike storage and a bike sharing program
  • Making lasting changes to campus in the specific areas of the Campus Center, Van Houten Library and outdoor seating.
  • Improving teaching excellence and accountability

STUDENT FEEDBACK

PUBLIC OFFICE HOURS

The Student Affairs Committee is nothing without the input of the student body. To receive student feedback on important issues, we have implemented weekly Public Office Hours. During Public Office Hours, the Student Senate tables in the Campus Center to hold a survey on a specific topic and to provide a place where students can address their problems and concerns.

Recent Public Office Hour Reports

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

CHAIR

Mark Neubauer

Contact: ss-vpa@njit.edu | 732.735.4025

STUDENTS AT LARGE

Charles Auriemma
Hamzah Syed
Julie Wanjiru
Ann Ramierz
Daniel Demartino
Christian Chavez
Yasmine Ghattas
Ayeh Khalil
Patwardhan, Aditya
Kellen Kadakia
Niyam Shah
Tej Patel
Elijah Mathew

SENATORS

Patrick Howell
Sugosh Anur
Sherryhan Ghanem
Stephanie Tran
Axel Kouassi
Ashley Ramos
Jeremiah Akoto
Ibette Cruz-Lopez
Walter Ayllon
Yasmine Elfarra
Mahmoud Elashri
Panch Vangapandu
Zackary Kellett
Nithisha Prasad
Manogna Guduru
Debanjan Haldar
Vishal Dhandukia
Harshit Ratanpara

WHAT'S A SAFRB

Every semester the Student Affairs Committee participates in the SAFRB proposal process. SAFRB, or Student Activity Fund Review Board is a budget allocated to make one-time purchases that benefit the entire student body.

CURRENT INITIATIVES

Project Images Description Proposal
03/07/2017
Water Bottle Filling Stations
Installation of a water bottle filling station to replace fountains in the PC Student Mall, FMH, Microelectronics Center, Namoli Tennis Center and Colton Hall Water Bottle 2
03/07/2017
Library 1st Floor Lounge Furniture
Replacement of Van Houten Library lobby furniture with a redesigned furniture layout 1st Floor Lounge
03/07/2017
Solar ConnecTable
Installation of two Solar Connectables in the Campus Center Plaza to serve as seating with charging and hotspot capabilities Solar Table
03/07/2017
Plaza Outdoor Furniture initiative
Replacement of Campus Center Plaza tables with new tables in a redesigned layout CC Plaza Furniture
10/31/2016
Gym Equipment
Purchase of 3 Olympic bars, 1 Ham Bench, 1 Curl Bar, 1 Barbell Jack, 1 Reverse Hyper Machine Gym Equipment Proposal
10/31/2016
Charging Locker in Library
Installation of a Kwikboost charging locker in the library to allow students to refresh their phones and laptops while they are not present. Charging Station Proposal
10/31/2016
Charging Station in Library
Installation of charging stations in the library to enable studying students to charge their phone Charging Station Proposal
10/31/2016
Project Highlander: Outdoor Sculpture Proposal
Installation of an outdoor sculpture of the highlander logo near the current location of the old athletics center Outdoor Sculpture Proposal
10/31/2016
SOMA Musical Initiative
New musical instruments (Oboe, Bassoon, Xylophone, Cymbals, 5-piece practice drum set, Euphonium, Clarinet, Assorted Percussion Instruments) available for use by Society of Musical Arts and available for students to play in the Music Room. SOMA Proposal