Campus Visits for Prospective Students


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ARTS DAYS for Prospective Students

Interested in majoring in the arts or communication/media?

Montclair State University's Arts Days provide exciting, interactive opportunities for prospective students to learn about College of the Arts programs and careers in the arts. Events feature participatory workshops with faculty, performances by our students, career talks, audition/interview-preparation tips, campus tours and more. (Plus all events are free!)

Click on the event titles for further information and online registration:

  • Communication and Media Days: Nov 4, 2016 & March 3, 2017

  • Dance Days: Nov 18, 2016  & April 7, 2017

  • Music Days: 

    • Flute Day: Oct 16, 2016
    • Music Therapy DaysOct 17, 2016 & Jan 23, 2017
    • Horn Day: Oct 23, 2016
    • OcTUBAfest: Oct 30, 2016
    • Collegiate Choral Symposium: Nov 11, 2016
    • Choral Ensemble Festival and Clinics: Feb 10, 2017
    • Brass Day: Feb 26, 2016

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Arts Days Flyer 2016 -2017

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Student Performances and Exhibitions

Come witness the talents of our students by attending a performance or exhibition. 

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University Open Houses, Info Sessions and Campus Tours

Montclair State University Open houses are a great way to gain an overview of the University and learn about programs in the College of the Arts. Open Houses feature informational sessions on the university - including a campus tour and student-services fair; an overview of the College of the Arts; as well as interactive break-out sessions for our Department of Art and Design, Department of Theatre and Dance, School of Communication and Media and Cali School of Music. 

Click on the headings for further information and online registration:


Week-day Visits to the College of the Arts

If visiting the university on a week-day, feel free to stop in at the College of the Arts' Office of Student Services, located in Life Hall, Suite 224 (open M-F 8:30-4:30), to pick up college information materials or to ask a question.

You may also visit the college's academic buildings for a self-guided tour or to sit in on a class. (note: Contact the Office of Admissions regarding class visitations.)                                

  • Department of Art and Design -- Location: Calcia Hall, suite ; Phone: 973-655-7295
  • Department of Theatre and Dance - Location: Life Hall, suite 224; Phone: 973-655-4217
  • School of Communication and Media - Location: Morehead Hall 103; Phone: 973-655-7471
  • John J. Cali School of Music -- Location: Chapin Hall, suite 144; Phone: 973-655-7610

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College Fairs in Your Neighborhood

If your high school or community college is hosting a college fair, chances are a Montclair State University representative will be there. Look for our information table and bring us your questions. You may also look for College of the Arts representatives at one of the following regional fairs:

  • National Performing Arts College Fair -- New York City - Wed. October 19, 2016 (6:00 pm - 9:00 pm); Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (info - NACAC )


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Travel Directions to the University

Montclair State University is located at the intersection of Valley Road and Normal Ave., Montclair, New Jersey.