The ELS Center Teaneck in Teaneck, NJ - ELS 
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Teaneck, New Jersey, United States

Teaneck | Fairleigh Dickinson University – Metropolitan Campus

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About This Center


ELS Teaneck is situated on the Metropolitan Campus of Fairleigh Dickinson University in Teaneck, New Jersey, a beautiful and safe community with a diverse population just 30 minutes from New York City. The Hackensack River runs through the campus, and the surrounding area is full of parks, restaurants, and shopping malls.

1000 River Road, Robison Hall, 4th Floor, Teaneck, New Jersey, United States

Great Things to See and Do

  • Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island Immigration Museum: Just a short ferry ride from New York City, both sites will teach you about the history of immigration into the New York area.
  • Liberty Science Center: Located in nearby Jersey City, Liberty Science Center is an interactive and educational facility that explores global environmental issues and local scientific phenomena.
  • Day Trips/Weekends Away: New York City is less than an hour away from campus by train.

Teaneck | Fairleigh Dickinson University – Metropolitan Campus

(201) 907-0004

  • Partner University
    • Fairleigh Dickinson University – Metropolitan Campus
  • Housing Options
    • Homestay
    • Student Residence (On Campus)
  • Center Facilities
    • Diverse student population representing over 10 countries.
    • Parking located near Center.
    • Public bus stop within walking distance.
    • Student Lounge that includes a refrigerator & microwaves.
    • Beautiful recreational park located across the street.
    • Coffee machine freshly brewed every morning.
    • Wi-Fi only provided to students who live on-campus
  • City Environment
  • Suburban

Housing Options


Most homestays are within walking distance to the ELS Center; some will require public transportation (bus) to and from ELS. Host families are very friendly and help students adjust to the public transportation system within the local area. Students are responsible for their personal transportation.

  • Cost per Session
  • $1240
  • Occupancy
  • Single
  • Meal Credits
  • 14 meals per week

Student Residence (On Campus)

  • Northpointe Hall, an on-campus residence hall is conveniently located right next to the ELS center and the state-of-the-art Fitness Center here at FDU. This 300-bed, hotel-style hall features double bedrooms, each with one bathroom for two students. Traditionally, Northpointe houses upper-classmen, international students, and student-athletes. The entire building is unisex but each room is separated by gender. This allows ELS students an opportunity to interact with the FDU community regularly and be involved in events that are held at the residence hall. One of the latest additions to the Metropolitan Campus landscape, Northpointe overlooks the green lawns and the Hackensack River at the north end of the Teaneck side of the campus. Students are equipped with:
  • Double bedrooms
  • Shared bathroom (with only one student)
  • Two large dressers, desks, and chairs in each room
  • Resident Advisors located on each floor, available 24/7
  • Hall access devices for building entry and individual rooms keys
  • 24-hour front desk security and cameras
  • Common kitchen area on site that includes a sink, microwave, and large refrigerator
    Immunization documents are required for this Center and included in the Student Welcome Package.
    Note: students must submit their completed immunization records no later than Friday of Week 3 prior to their arrival (approximately 9 days before their move-in Sunday).

  • Cost per Session
  • $1380
  • Occupancy
  • Double
  • Meal Credits
  • Not included in the housing price. On-campus dining facilities and off-campus restaurants are available within walking distance. A meal plan can be purchase through FDU¿s Dining Services once students arrive for $99.00. This includes 10 meal swipes at the Student Union building (buffet-style cafeteria), 5 snack swipes at the other cafeteria locations (Jeepers and Dickinson Hall), and $25.00 in flex dollars which can be used to purchase any food item at all cafeteria locations.

Student Residence (On Campus)

  • University Court is comprised of ten (10) separate townhouse-style buildings where all room types are Double Rooms with shared hallway bathrooms. Rooms Include:
  • Bed linens
  • Desk
  • Desk lamp
  • Dresser and closet space. Bathrooms are in the hallways

  • Cost per Session
  • $1412
  • Occupancy
  • Meal Credits
  • None.

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