Registration & Advisement Information (Fall 2012)
Registrations are processed on the web through WESS at wfs.montclair.edu. WESS is available Monday-Friday 7am-11pm and Saturday and Sunday 12pm-6pm. Please check the WESS System Availability and Registration Chart for additional information.
All students should obtain Academic Advisement before registering for classes.
Students can access their Analysis of Academic Progress through WESS at wfs.montclair.edu. Students with questions regarding their analysis should make the appropriate contacts as listed below:
Undergraduate students who have declared a major should contact their faculty advisor in their major department. The list of Undergraduate Faculty Advisors can be found at:
First-year students, continuing freshmen, freshmen transfer students, regardless of major and sophomore undeclared students should contact the Center for Advising and Student Transitions at (973) 655-7114.
Adult students should contact the Coordinator of Academic Success Programs, Student Academic Services at (973) 655-7030.
Veteran and military students should contact the Center for Advising and Student Transitions at (973) 655-7114.
Graduate students should contact their graduate program coordinator or assigned faculty advisor in their major department. A current list of graduate program coordinators can be found at www.montclair.edu/Graduate/new/gpcs.php. Non-degree graduate students may contact the department(s) in which they wish to pursue courses or The Graduate School.
Eligibility to Register-Current or Returning Students
Students who are enrolled for the Spring 2012 semester and who are eligible to register were assigned a Registration Priority. The Registration Priority assignment is a specific date and time at which point the student will be able to register through WESS. Students must obtain their personal Registration Priority assignment by logging on to WESS at wfs.montclair.edu. After logging on to WESS, select Registration Status (below the heading "Registration"), then select the appropriate term (semester). Students can identify their Registration Priority on WESS. Registration Priority assignments will be between April 9 - 16, 2012.
Undergraduate students who are enrolled for the Spring 2012 semester were assigned a Registration Priority according to the number of credits earned. Credits for which students are enrolled during the Spring 2012 semester are not counted toward credits earned.
Graduate students who are enrolled for the Spring 2012 semester were assigned a Registration Priority according to the number of credits earned and within their classification status. Students who have matriculated into their given program will be assigned a higher priority than those with deferred matriculated, conditionally matriculated, and non-degree status. Credits for which students are enrolled during the Spring 2012 semester are not counted toward credits earned.
Undergraduate and Graduate students who were enrolled for either the Fall 2011 semester or Winter Session 2012 but are not enrolled for the Spring 2012 semester and did not graduate in January 2012 should contact the Office of the Registrar at (973) 655-4376 or e-mail: Registrar@mail.montclair.edu to determine eligibility to register. See WESS System Availability and Registration Chart for registration dates and times.
Undergraduate students, who were not enrolled for the Fall 2011 semester, Winter Session 2012 or the Spring 2012 semester should contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at (973) 655-4444 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Graduate students, who were not enrolled for the Fall 2011 semester, Winter Session 2012 or the Spring 2012 semester, should contact The Graduate School at (973) 655-5147 or e-mail: Graduate.School@montclair.edu
Visiting Students will be permitted to register beginning August 22, 2012. Please refer to Visiting Student Information and Procedures or Visiting Graduate/Post-Baccalaureate Student Information Form for further information.
Older Adult Tuition Waiver (OLA) Program students will be permitted to register beginning August 31, 2012. Please contact the Coordinator of Academic Success Programs, Student Academic Services at (973) 655-7030 or log on at: www.montclair.edu/AcademicAdvising/special/ola/index.html for further information.
NJ Unemployed Persons: Job Training Program students will be permitted to register beginning September 5, 2012. Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at (973) 655-5229 or log on at: http://www.montclair.edu/admissions/unemployed/ for further information.
Eligibility to Register-Newly Admitted Students
All newly admitted freshmen students for the Fall 2012 semester are required to attend a Summer New Student Orientation.
All newly admitted transfer students for the Fall 2012 semester are encouraged to meet with faculty advisors prior to attending a Transfer Orientation. Although you are able to meet with faculty prior to your scheduled Transfer Orientation, you may only register for courses after you attend a Transfer Orientation.
All new students who have yet to establish a PIN must access WESS to change their assigned PIN, which is the date of birth on file (MM/DD/YY), to a six-digit number of their choosing.