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Health & Safety Information

Remote work and classes will continue through Sunday, January 30, 2022. All student services will remain accessible both remotely and in person, and athletics, theatre and most other events will continue as planned. For more information, view the university's health and safety protocols. Visit the  Winter 2022 Student Services Guide for information about student support services and campus activities available during the remote period.

News Archive

Kean is conducting research into variants of COVID-19

Kean Students Named to Do Research in Disease Pandemics

Three students from Kean University will perform research in disease pandemics virtually as the inaugural class of the Summer Scholars program being launched by the Consortium of Scientists for Pandemic Preparedness (CSPP). 
Knowledge Bennett artwork

Contemporary Artist Knowledge Bennett's ‘Pieces of a Man’ Exhibition to Debut at Kean

Internationally recognized contemporary artist Knowledge Bennett will open a multimedia art exploration at Kean University, beginning September 1. "Pieces of a Man" focuses on matters of science, mathematics, spirituality and societal issues.
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Kean University Commencement Behind the Scenes

Find out what it takes to plan and execute 10 commencement ceremonies, over four days, during one pandemic.
Kean graduates Robert and Mary Knight and Priscilla and Frezia Valenzuela in side-by-side photos.

Kean Keeps It in the Family

What is it like to graduate college side-by-side with your parent or child? Just ask Frezia and Priscilla Valenzuela or Robert and Mary Knight, parent-child duos in Kean’s Class of 2021 who shared the experience at last week’s Commencement ceremonies.
Kean 2021 Valedictorian Jason Antunes and Grad Student with Distinction Jeminat Musa in separate photos giving their commencement addresses.

Two Stories of Achievement: Kean’s 2021 Valedictorian and Graduate Student with Distinction

Kean Valedictorian Jason Antunes and Graduate Student with Distinction Jeminat Musa, both of whom addressed their classmates at the University’s 2021 Commencement ceremonies, said they found their passion and their way at Kean.
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Kean Celebrates Commencement with Week of In-Person Ceremonies

Under a bright blue sky with loved ones watching, members of Kean’s Class of 2021 marched into Alumni Stadium for 10 Commencement ceremonies held over four days to celebrate their remarkable achievements amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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She Graduated at 60. She’s Just Getting Started.

Janice Sampson '21 celebrated her 60th birthday on her last day of final exams at Kean University. The graduating senior says her experience as a non-traditional student at Kean empowered her to transform her life and pursue her dreams.
Antoinette Antonucci is graduating Kean with a master's and six acceptances to PHD programs

Kean Research Takes Student from High School to Ph.D. Program

Kean grad student Antoinette Antonucci '20, '21 M.S., who was accepted to six prestigious doctoral programs, developed a passion for scientific research in the laboratory at Kean.
Plainfield Mayor Adrian Mapp, Chief Community Development Officer of the NJ Economic Development AuthorityTai Cooper, and Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D.

Kean University Partners in Roundtable Supporting Small Businesses

Small business owners working to rebuild after the pandemic received advice and insight during a Small Business Roundtable co-hosted by Kean University and the City of Plainfield.
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#VaxUpKean

Kean students share why they chose to receive a COVID-19 vaccination and urge their fellow Cougars to #VaxUpKean. All members of the Kean community are encouraged to register to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as soon as possible to protect their health and the health of those around them.