Faculty and Staff Information


Faculty and staff participating on the stage must wear regalia.
The deadline to rent regalia has passed.

Regalia rentals may be picked up in the University Bookstore between Monday, May 1 and Monday, May 15.  See the University Bookstore website for hours.


  1. Driving
    If you are driving to the event, please park in Lot A located adjacent to NJPAC, using the roundabout to the Theatre off Center Street. Complimentary access to this lot will be provided in the form of a parking permit that you will place on the dashboard of your car. All participants in the ceremony should arrive by 5:30 p.m.
  2. Shuttle Service
    The University will provide round-trip shuttle bus service from the Red Hawk Deck to NJPAC.  The shuttles will leave campus promptly at the designated time:
    – 1 p.m. Volunteers
    – 4:45 p.m. Faculty/Staff (participating in the ceremony)
  3. Shuttles will return immediately following the ceremony. In Newark, the drop-off and pick up location is at the Stage Entrance.

  4. Public Transportation
    If you wish to use public transportation, detailed directions are available on the NJPAC website.

Credentials, Passes and Access Information

  • Credentials/Parking Permits
    You may pick up your credential and permit in the Provost’s office, College Hall room 346, from May 5 to May 19 between the hours of 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Venue Access
    Once you have arrived at NJPAC, please enter the stage entrance at the rear of the building and follow the directions based on your role.

  • Wear the lanyard with your event credentials visibly displayed.
  • Once inside, follow the signs to the Faculty/Staff robing room in the Performers’ Lounge, or to your assigned location.

We look forward to seeing you at NJPAC for Commencement on May 22.

Please email Petra Knox at knoxp@montclair.edu should you have any questions.