Faculty and Staff Information

New Jersey Performing Arts Center
Sunday, January 14, 2018 — Noon
1 Center Street
Newark, NJ 07102


Advanced registration is required for faculty and staff participating as a platform party member or working the event for University Advancement or The Graduate School. The deadline to register was Friday, November 17, 2017. Faculty who have missed the deadline or have questions about participating in The Graduate School Commencement should contact Petra Knox at knoxp@montclair.edu, or call 973-655-4382.

Please note, members of the platform party must wear regalia.


The deadline to order regalia was Friday, November 17.

Regalia rentals may be picked up at the University Bookstore from Monday, December 11 to Saturday, December 16.

University Bookstore hours are:

Monday – Thursday
8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Additional information on arrival times, reporting locations, parking permits, shuttle times/locations and credential distribution will follow via email as we get closer to the event.



If you are driving to the event, please park in Lot A, which is located to the right of the main building entrance. 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 platform party participants in the ceremony should arrive by 10:30 a.m.  All working staff must arrive by 7:30 a.m.

Shuttle Service

We will provide round trip shuttle bus service from Red Hawk Deck to NJPAC. The shuttle will leave campus promptly at the designated time:

  • 7 a.m. Working staff
  • 10 a.m. Platform party members

Shuttle will return immediately following the ceremony. In Newark, the drop off and pick up location is the stage/security entrance at the rear of the building.

Any questions regarding shuttle service should be sent to shuttle@mail.montclair.edu or please call extension 3326.

Credentials/Parking Permit

You may pick up your credential and permit in the Provost’s office, Room 319 of The Graduate School/School of Nursing building, December 6-20, between the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Venue Access

  • Once you arrive at NJPAC, please enter the stage/security entrance for faculty and staff (toward the rear of the building).
  • Please wear the lanyard with your event credential visibly displayed.

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