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Kean University has created a comprehensive Climb Higher Restart Plan for Fall 2020. Please visit the Return to Campus page to find details and contact information for student services, admissions and more.

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COVID-19 Testing and Contact Tracing Protect Kean Campus and Community

Kean University, in coordination with the County of Union, is offering nasal swab testing for the entire community and saliva testing for residential students amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch and see how this innovative partnership helps to keep students and others safe.
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A diverse group of students on Kean University's campus.

Kean Recognized for Social Mobility and Ethnic Diversity by U.S. News & World Report

For the second year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Kean University as a top-performing school for helping economically disadvantaged students succeed and graduate.
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Kean Voting Squad Works to Get Out the Vote

A corps of student volunteers called the Voting Squad will be fanning out across Kean University, on campus and remotely, to register students to vote in the upcoming election and encourage them to follow through with voting by mail or in person on Election Day.
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Welcome Back, Kean Cougars

VIDEO: Kean University is ready to welcome back the entire community for the Fall 2020 semester, both virtually and on campus. Hear from students, faculty and staff about the role everyone plays in creating a safe environment.
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Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., delivers his Opening Day Address.

President Repollet Delivers First Opening Day Address, Pledges to Take University from 'Great to Elite’

In his first Opening Day Address, Kean President Lamont O. Repollet, Ed.D., pledged to make the University “New Jersey’s next world-class research institution” and called on faculty, staff and students to work with him in taking the University "from great to elite."
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Medical staff at Union County's COVID-19 testing site on Kean University's campus

County of Union and Kean Announce Innovative COVID-19 Initiative

The County of Union will continue to operate its free COVID-19 testing site at Kean University throughout the Fall semester under a first-of-its-kind partnership that will provide testing for the campus community as well as opportunities for research and student employment.
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Kean history professors Dennis Klein, Xurong Kong and Christopher Bellitto

Kean History Professors Receive National Honors

Three history faculty members at Kean have received national recognition and grant support for their scholarly research, bringing academic distinction to the University in the United States and abroad.
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Kean’s World-Class Education Expands with New Majors and Minors

Kean University is offering new academic programs at both the graduate and undergraduate levels this Fall, educating students in genetic counseling, exercise science, business analytics and more.
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Students walk on Kean University's Cougar Walk.

Kean Partners with County Colleges on Pathway to Kean Program

Kean University launched a new dual admission program called Pathway to Kean that gives students who don’t initially meet University admissions standards a clear path toward earning a bachelor’s degree. The initiative increases accessibility for an affordable four-year college degree in New Jersey.
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Kean students are helping their communities combat the Covid-19 virus.

Kean Students Join the Front Line Against COVID-19

They juggle Kean coursework and answering EMT calls. They work long night shifts in hospitals. And they counsel patients struggling with stress caused by COVID-19.