Red Hawk Day and Frenzy

A Special Day For Our Newest Red Hawks!

Save the date, Tuesday, September 1, 2015, for the final part of your Orientation Experience here at Montclair State University.  Red Hawk Day is the official start to your University career!

Enjoy fun, food, music and make new friends.  Learn important information before starting classes the next day. Celebrate the only time the entire Class of 2019 will be together until Commencement in four years.

What A Day For A Red Hawk!

Get ready for fun!

10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Check-in & "T-Shirt Time!"
Panzer Gymnasium
11:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Sprague Field
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Community Lunch
*Make sure to sit with your college colors!
*Meet faculty members, advisors and more!
Multiple Seating Locations
  • CART: Student Center Quad
  • CEHS: University Hall Quad
  • CHSS: Dickson Quad
  • CSAM: Richardson Quad
  • SBUS: Partridge Quad
  • UNDE: Student Center Quad
1:15 - 2:00 p.m.
College 101
What to Expect Your First Week at MSU (Check your sticker for your location)
Location By Sticker
  • University Hall Rooms 1010, 1020, 1030
  • Memorial Auditorium
    Richarson Hall Room 120
  • Mallory Hall Room 155
  • Dickson Hall, Brantl Lecture Hall
Red Hawk Carnival
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
"Step Into Your Future"
Attend and enter to win a free TV!

Imagine it's graduation day for the class of 2019...and you are graduating Summa Cum Laude! Dr. Rob Gilbert wants to help you make this dream come true!
University Hall 7th Floor
2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Snack Time (ice cream, cotton candy, pretzels and more!) Student Services Fair, DJ and Games!
Student Center Quad
2:00 - 3:00 p.m.

2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Game Show Trivia - Round 1

Game Show Trivia - Round 2

Win Cash and Prizes!!
Memorial Auditorium
4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
College Olympics
Student Recreation Center
4:00 - 9:00 p.m.
(Avoid the lines, please try to eat by 6:00 p.m.)

All are welcome! Have your MSU ID card ready and bring you ticket from Check-in
  • Sam's Place - Buffet assortment
  • Freeman Hall - Salad, sandwich station, hot food items
  • Blanton Plaza (cash/credit card required) - Chili's Express, Dunkin Donuts
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Movie Time: "Jurassic World" (Snack!)
Student Center Commuter Lounge
8:00 - 10:00 p.m.
Project Recess
College students are bring the fun back! Join us at the Student Recreation Center for recess like you've never seen! Over-sized games, scooter races, prizes and much more to bring you back to the good ol' days. You won't want to miss this!
Student Recreation Center


Where Is?

Not sure where everything is located on campus just yet? Check out the Campus Map to find buildings and some key locations inside the building. Oh, and remember, the Campus Map is GPS active!

What If It Rains?

Rain or Shine, Red Hawk Day Is On! Don't worry, we've got a plan. If it does rain, Check-in and "T-Shirt Time" will begin at 11:00 a.m. in the Student Center Commuter Lounge followed by the Community Lunch. Check this News item for updates.

Red Hawk Frenzy

A month-long extravaganza of fun-filled events is coming your way.  View the Red Hawk Frenzy scheduleVisit HawkSync for event details.