Red Hawk Dollars
Red Hawk Dollars provide "swipe and go" convenience while making purchases on campus without cash!
How to transfer credit from financial aid and loans to Red Hawk Dollars to buy books, parking permits, etc.?
Fill out and submit an Account Credit Transfer form (located in the Forms section of this website).
Please be sure to check NEST prior to submitting a form to confirm if credit is available.
Red Hawk Dollars Account Credit Transfer Forms are currently being processed for the spring 2017 semester. Please submit your form prior to the start of the semester to avoid delays in processing. Current processing time is 24 hours (business days only).
***Important note: Prior to sending in your form, please confirm your Title IV status is "authorized" on your NEST account. Account credit can only be transferred to Red Hawk Dollars if the Title IV status is "authorized". If the Title IV status is "rescinded", it must be updated to "authorized" by submitting a Title IV Authorization form to the Student Accounts Office - College Hall 218. Please allow 3 business days for processing updates to Title IV status.
Once your Title IV authorization status has been updated to "authorized", you may then submit the Account Credit Trasnfer form to the Auxiliary Servcies Office (Student Center - lower level) or fax to 973-655-3427.
Red Hawk Dollars is an account tied to your Montclair State University ID card that acts like a debit account. Deposit funds into your account via cash, check, credit card, or student account credit transfer (credit from loans or financial aid) and begin using your University ID card to purchase goods at University Dining Service facilities, vending machines throughout campus, the University Bookstore, select off campus merchants, and more.
Funds in a Red Hawk Dollars account carry over semester to semester, year to year as long as you are registered for classes.
Accounts will closed upon graduation or withdrawal from the University, or termination of employment.
Credit from a closed Red Hawk Dollars account will be applied to outstanding balances due to the Univesity and can potentially nullify a refund.