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Advising FAQs

What does STEP stand for?

STEP is an acronym for the Office of Support for Teacher Education Programs. This office handles field placements, teacher certification, and Praxis testing information.

What does PDSN stand for?

PDSN is the acronym for Professional Development School Network. This is the partnership The College has formed with 16 school districts all located within a 30-mile radius of The College.

When and how should I create a resume?

We’d suggest you begin a resume now. The Office of Career Services can help guide you through this process. Check out their website first. Then make an appointment to review your document with a Career Services specialist.

When is Spring Break?

For this and other questions on the academic schedule, please view The College’s Academic Calendar. Plus, check with your department for program-specific deadlines and information.

How do summer classes and programs work at TCNJ?

Visit the Office of Summer Programs

How do I find answers to questions on academic records?

Visit Records & Registration


The College is open with very limited on-campus staffing. For assistance and all questions, please contact us via email