Student Services

Alpha Epsilon Lambda Honor Society (AEL)
In recognition of their academic achievement and leadership, graduate students who have completed at least 18 graduate credits and who have grade point averages in the top 20% of their school or college are invited by The Graduate School to join AEL. Invitations are mailed from The Graduate School to all eligible students once a semester. The annual induction ceremony takes place once each year in the spring.

Assistantship Open Forum
Coming in Fall 2017! Click above for details.

Graduate Student Groups
Many different graduate student groups, clubs, and honor societies exist on the Montclair State University campus. Groups that have requested that their information be supplied by The Graduate School are listed here.

The Graduate Development Conference
The Graduate Student Development Conference sponsored by The Graduate School in collaboration with faculty from the five colleges and schools, provides students with workshop sessions that cover topics for academic and professional development.

The Graduate School Dean's Advisory Board
The Graduate School Dean's Advisory Board consists of student representatives serving their colleges to advise the Graduate Dean, Dr. Joan C. Ficke, on student related topics from around the University.

The Graduate School Listserv & Website
The Graduate School maintains a listserv (e-mail announcement group) to provide important information to all graduate students, and uses this forum for announcements, deadline reminders, policy changes, etc. To subscribe and begin receiving such updates, send an e-mail message to For up-to-date information on programs and services available through The Graduate School, visit the Current Students section of our website.

Student Research & Conference Travel Fund Awards

ALL FUNDING FOR THE 2016-2017 ACADEMIC YEAR HAS BEEN AWARDED. The Graduate School will begin accepting applications for the 2017-2018 academic year on July 1, 2017.

The Graduate School provides modest funding to graduate students enrolled in degree programs to participate in professional development for the current academic year. Activities that may be funded include presenting research at a conference, and/or travel for gathering data for research.