Student Advisement

Although assistance is available to students, you are ultimately responsible for selecting and registering for courses, for knowing the University policies outlined in the catalog, and for being aware of what requirements you need to fufill for your degree. You are encouraged to contact your advisor at any time during the year if difficulties arise.

Undergraduate

All undergraduate students should contact Mr. Christopher Cottle, the Department Undergraduate Advisor. He can be reached by phone (973) 655-3387, or by email, cottlec@mail.montclair.edu or call the FCST department office (973) 655-4171 for appointment times.

If you are an undergraduate student enrolled in another major and are interested in changing your major to Family and Child Studies with a concentration in Families, Children, and School Settings, please review our requirements for internal transfer students for this concentration only.

Graduate

All graduate students should contact Dr. Steven Lee. He can be reached by phone (973) 655-4371, or by email, leech@mail.montclair.edu.

PhD

All PhD students should contact Dr. Jonathan Caspi. He can be reached by phone at (973) 655-6905 or by email phdfamily@montclair.edu.