Weather Alert, February 20, 2019, 1:00 p.m: due to inclement weather, all William Paterson University classes, activities and offices will be closed as of 3:15 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 20. Speert Hall dining facilities will remain open on a normal schedule. Cancellations include all William Paterson courses and activities at Mercer and other off-site locations. Fully online classes will remain on schedule. Essential employees are expected to report. The University will resume normal operations on Thursday at 8:00 a.m.

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Wishing you a great spring semester!

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Experience is a powerful teacher. Learn from outstanding faculty who are experts in their fields.

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Explore our beautiful 370 acre wooded campus in suburban Wayne, New Jersey.

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WP’s 13 intercollegiate sports teams add Pioneer pride to the entire community

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Explore our vibrant campus community.

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Students in WP’s Honors College collect and deliver more than 600 coats, jackets and winter weather accessories to local families in need

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Smaller class sizes offer individualized academic attention

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Our greatest strength is helping you find yours

At William Paterson University, we continuously empower our students to achieve the goals
they set for themselves. Here are some of the ways we help our students succeed.

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Think of our professors as Olympic Gold Medalists in Academics.

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You’ll find your guru at WP.

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Our sports programs add Pioneer pride to the campus community.

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Thousands of scholarships available. Invaluable education. Great value.

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Small can make a big difference.

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Undergrads wrap their arms around the real world in state-of-the-art labs, classrooms and studios.

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4 years of guaranteed housing. We’ve got a room with your name on it.

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7,209 hours of community service in one year. Our students give back, big time.

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Our campus is a vibrant community, set on 370 wooded suburban acres.

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You can almost bite the Big Apple from here.

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From intramurals or club sports to intercollegiate athletics, the WP community offers something for everyone.

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80,000 square feet of classrooms and labs in our newest building.

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From China to England to India... grab your passport and learn about the world.

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Go Greek. Get social. Soak up some culture. Find your club or start one.

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Get a little face time with your future employers.

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Our 70,000 alumni are living proof that our students achieve greatness—on campus and out in the world.

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Experience Academic Excellence

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Thanks to caring mentors and phenomenal professors, I have discovered a lot of academic and personal success at WP. I had never been a high-achieving student before. Today, I am in the Honors College on campus and serve as president of Phi Sigma Tau – our philosophy honor society. Last year, I presented at my first undergraduate philosophy conference. I now aspire to go on to graduate school, earn my PhD, and become a professor myself.

Raymond Ackerman ’19
Philosophy and elementary education

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