The American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) recognized the NJIT women's volleyball team for the AVCA's annual team academic award covering the 2017-18 academic year, the AVCA announced.

The Highlanders earned their fifth straight team academic award, maintaining a minimum grade point average of a 3.30 for the academic year.

The NJIT women were one of 164 NCAA Division I programs recognized to receive the accolade for the 2017-18 season.