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Newark Campus

536 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102

Growing and evolving to meet the needs of the professional world, the Newark campus offers healthcare programs as well as the business and professional programs for which Berkeley College has long been known.

In the heart of the central business district across from Washington Park, Berkeley’s campus is exceptionally convenient. It’s easily accessible by train, bus, NJ Transit Light Rail (which stops right in front of the building), and the PATH system, which provides convenient access to Manhattan and Hudson County. Newark Penn Station and the Broad Street Train Station are only minutes away.

Major employers, retailers, government offices, and cultural attractions are within walking distance. The Newark Museum, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, and the Newark Public Library are also nearby.

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Campus Directions

From Route 21 South: Follow Route 21 South (McCarter Highway) into Newark and go past the back of the Newark Bears ballpark and make a right onto Bridge Street. Follow Bridge Street to Broad Street and turn left. The College is the white four-story building located immediately on your left between the IDT and Verizon buildings.

From Route 21 North: Follow Route 21 North to the major intersection at Raymond Boulevard and make a left. Follow Raymond Boulevard two blocks to Broad Street and make a right. The College is the white four-story building located on your right between the IDT and Verizon buildings.

From New Jersey Turnpike: Take Exit 15W (Newark/280). After toll booth follow Route 280 West to Exit 15A (Route 21 South). Upon exiting stay left and follow the loop around to Route 21 South (McCarter Highway). Proceed as above from Route 21 South.

From Garden State Parkway: Take Exit 145 (Route 280). Follow signs to Route 280 East to Exit 15 (Route 21 South-Downtown). At the bottom of the ramp to Route 21 South, make a right onto Route 21 South (McCarter Highway). Proceed as above from Route 21 South.

From Route 78 East: Follow Route 78 East until it splits near Newark Airport, follow signs to Routes 1 and 9 and 21 North (McCarter Highway). Proceed as above from Route 21 North.

By NJ Transit Bus: Take the 11, 13, 27, 28, 29, 39, 41, 59, 66, 72, 76, 78, or 108 bus to Washington Park/Broad Street. The College is located across the street.

From Newark Penn Station: Take NJ Transit Light Rail to the stop at Atlantic Street, which is adjacent to the College.

NJ Transit Bus: Take the 72 or 76 to Washington Park. The College is located across the street.

NJ Transit Newark Subway: Take to the Military Park stop. Walk 4 blocks north on Broad Street to the College.

From Broad Street Station: Take NJ Transit Light Rail to the stop at Washington Park. The College is located across the street.

Campus Operating Officer

Berkeley College Campus Operating Officers (COOs) at the New Jersey and New York campuses and Berkeley College Online® have a variety of responsibilities that include overseeing day-to-day operations, finances, student and staff retention, space management, community outreach, and monitoring training and professional development programs.

At each campus, there are always new challenges and new opportunities. Though the needs vary, the COOs all agree that they love mentoring, coaching, and discovering the potential in their students.


Spotlight On: Newark Campus Operating Officer Luis Collazo

luis- collazo imagesWhat kinds of skills have you learned or developed since coming to Berkeley College?

I have learned and enhanced a great number of skills since joining Berkeley College. I was fortunate to be part of the Leadership Berkeley program, which enhanced my overall skills including communication, time management, and strategic thinking. Additionally, having earned an M.B.A. from Berkeley College challenged my way of thinking and taught me to make rational decisions using different business models.

What excites you about your job?

I truly enjoy being able to positively impact students’ lives. As a COO I mentor, coach, and assist students to be successful. It is always a great pleasure to see students develop from beginning their tenure at Berkeley College to seeing them walk across the graduation stage.

What or who inspires you? Who are your role models or mentors?

I am deeply inspired by our students. I hear great stories of how our students were able to persevere despite facing huge challenges in their lives. They did not give up on their goals and worked hard to achieve their dreams. I also admire the faculty and staff of Berkeley College who put the interests of students first and work diligently to help students succeed. My role models are those who, despite facing adversity, passionately work toward their mission in life.

What sort of career obstacles have you faced, and how did you overcome them?

Throughout my career, my job has evolved because of the implementation of new technology, staff changes, or new processes that greatly altered my department. Rather than focusing on the challenges, I embraced the changes and found new ways to stay relevant and contribute to the mission of the organization. It is always important to be adaptable and stay positive in an ever-changing work environment.

What advice do you have for prospective students/current students/graduates?

I believe that life is about effort and would encourage students not to give up and do the work to get to where you want to be. As the quote goes “It’s only when you stop trying that you truly fail.”

Contact Luis Collazo at 973-278-5400 ext. 1369 or luis-collazo@BerkeleyCollege.edu.

Facility Rentals

In the heart of Newark, near transportation and many of the city’s most popular destinations, a range of meeting facilities is available for rent at Berkeley College. A versatile lecture room, a conference room, a multipurpose room, and the Student Center accommodate groups from 25 to 175. Media equipment and catering services are available and rooms can be set up for your specific needs. Inquire about your rental request as early as possible to ensure availability. We’ll be happy to help in any way possible to make your event a success.

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Empowering lives for 90 years!