Student Services

Canvas - Online Learning

Please see the links below for information relating to Canvas:

Center for Writing Excellence (CWE)

  • Citation Tools
    Citations allow the reader to retrace an author's research. Therefore, electronic as well as other kinds of citations should be as complete as possible. Completeness in electronic citation means including the complete address of the site, the date the page was loaded or refreshed by the webmaster, and the date you viewed it. There are a few citation searching resources available to you. For more information, review the listing of citation management tools.
  • Digital Dashboard
    View the CWE Digital Dashboard, which is filled with with online resources for writers, researchers, and teachers ranging from grammar help to tips on evaluating writing and much more.

Email/NetID

After registering for your course, all students must set up their NetIDs as soon as possible. This will:

  • Give you a unique electronic identity for access to university online services, including email
  • Set up your email account so that you can:
    • Receive vital university communications
    • Gain off-campus access to library databases and other resources
    • Gain access to Canvas.

For more information, please contact the technology helpline at 973-655-7971.

Library

  • Electronic Resources
    The MSU Sprague Library provides access to a wide variety of electronic databases, articles, and video/audio streaming. For more information, visit the library website.
  • eReserves
    Electronic Reserves (eReserves), are online resources located in the MSU Blackboard Course Management System. eReserves provide web access to course-related readings and other materials selected by instructors. For more information on eReserves, visit the MSU Sprague Library website.

Microsoft Office

Students who are part of the Educational Leadership or Child Advocacy and Policy online degree program are eligible to receive free Microsoft Office. All you need is a Montclair State University email address.

NEST

What is NEST?

NEST (Network Engagement and Student/Staff Transactions) is the primary web gateway for student and faculty/staff self-service. NEST will give you single-sign-on access for many current and upcoming products including Self-Service Banner (SSB). Please note: New Students log in with their CWID and Pin provided in their acceptance e-mail. Once you set up your NetID and change your password, you will be required to wait for 24 hours before logging into NEST. We recommend you register for classes in NEST using your CWID & Pin BEFORE setting up your NETID. 

Click here to be taken directly to the NEST!

Click here to learn how to read the class schedule.

Click here to view the Spring 2017 registration time calendar.

Click here to learn how to register for classes.

Through NEST students are able to:

  • Register for classes
  • Pay tuition bills
  • Review academic audit
  • Review financial aid award information
  • Access the Spring 2017 University catalog via CourseLeaf
  • Access Quicklinks to Canvas, Email, Library & the University directory

Other Resources

Career Services

Paying Your Bill

You may pay your bill in person or online with cash, check, money order, E-check, or credit card. For information about our payment plans and paying your term bill, go to the payment options section of the Office of Student Accounts website.