Accepted Adult Students Checklist
Let Us Know You’re Coming
Complete the Candidate Reply Form found in your Acceptance Packet and submit it with the appropriate deposit by the JUNE 15 DEADLINE.
Obtain your NetID
Each student is given a NetID which functions as both your e-mail and log-on to many Montclair State University systems. In order to complete numerous other steps of this checklist, you MUST complete this step. Follow instructions at netid.montclair.edu.
Complete Your Placement Test Reply Forms
Placement tests are administered to many incoming freshmen to ascertain the proper course level for each student. Some students are exempt from the placement tests. Please review the exemption criteria and indicate your status by completing and checking the appropriate line on the Placement Test Reply Form within one week of submitting a deposit.
Complete Mandatory Medical Paperwork
To ensure the health of our students, all incoming students are required to submit the Montclair State University Immunization Form. Please bring this form to your physician for completion.
Review you Analysis of Academic Progress and Register for Classes
As a transfer student, you will able to access your Analysis of Academic Progress (i.e. Credit Evaluation) within 10 business days from the receipt of the acceptance letter. The credit evaluation will tell you how your courses are transferring over and what courses you have left to complete in order to receive your degree from Montclair. To learn more about the Analysis of Academic Progress and how to access it, visit the CAST website.
Meet your Adult Student Success Coordinator
All Adult Learning students are strongly encouraged to schedule an appointment with their Coordinator upon admission to the University. Students will have the opportunity to gain insight into which courses to register for, learn specific information about their major requirements, and become better prepared for their academic career at Montclair State University.
Apply for Financial Aid
To be considered for federal and state financial aid, as well as any merit or non-merit based scholarships, you must complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) by the MARCH 1 DEADLINE.
Review the Financial Aid Office's checklist to ensure you have done all that is required: Financial Aid Checklist.
Pay Your Student Account
Montclair State University offers a variety of payment options to suit your needs. Please visit the payment options page for full details on when bills are generated and how payment can be made.
Complete Your Housing Application Form
Students who have paid their tuition deposit ($225) and housing deposit ($300) must fill out housing forms. Housing is guaranteed to those who submit deposits by the May 1 deadline.
A reminder that housing is for the full academic year, both fall and spring semesters. Students will be notified via their MSU email account and have 5 days to cancel their agreement otherwise they will be held to the full academic year.
Register for Classes:As an Adult Learning Student, you need to attend a MANDATORY Adult Learning Orientation session where you will plan your first schedule and become acclimated to the campus. The Office of Adult Success Programs coordinates Orientation. Please RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.