The Heights

The Heights at NightThe Heights, Montclair State University’s newest residence halls complex opened in the fall 2011. This is the first public-private partnership to be initiated under the 2009 NJ Economic Stimulus Act. It is located at the north end of campus.

Complex Highlights

  • Project - 567, 271 square feet (includes 2 complexes and 24,216 SF of dining)
  • Each complex includes 4 residential buildings and 2 floors of common area
  • 1,978 total project beds (approximately 125 units or 250 beds per building)
  • Unit types are single and shared bedroom units (no more than two students to a bathroom)
  • Each building maintains one unit type. One complex maintains 2 buildings of shared and 2 buildings of single bedroom units. Another complex includes 3 buildings of shared and 1 building of single bedroom units.
Single Double
Heights Single Suite Heights Shared Suite



Suite setup:‌

  • Two residents per suite
  • Suites are either a double-occupancy bedroom (approx. 13' x 15')
  • or two single-occupancy bedrooms (approx. 8'5'' by 13' each)
  • Toilet and shower in enclosed area
  • Vanity outside of toilet/shower room
  • Storage alcove


Building Features (per resident):

  • A closet
  • An extra long twin bed
  • A dresser
  • A desk
  • A chair

Building Amenities:

  • Secure entrances monitored by Service Assistants
  • Six or eight floors per building
  • A multipurpose room
  • Building management offices
  • Residence Life staff offices
  • Community kitchen
  • Multiple game/recreation spaces
  • TV lounge
  • Closed study areas on each floor and in the main common area
  • Open community lounges on each floor and in the main common area
  • A central laundry area
  • Central mailboxes
  • Outdoor community space courtyards
  • Close proximity to academic buildings, dining facilities, and Student Recreation Center

All Suites are:

  • Fully furnished
  • Have heat and air conditioning capabilities
  • Completely wireless
  • Wired for cable TV with 78 channels

The Heights by Name - click the Heights Site Plan to see a layout of The Heights.

Anthony M. Dinallo Heights and Commons: John Victor Machuga Heights and Commons:
John Basilone Hall (Single Units) Sam Mills Hall (Double Units)
Albert Einstein Hall (Double Units) Althea Gibson Hall (Double Units)
Walt Whitman Hall (Double Units) William Gordon Hall (Single Units)
Nellie Katherine Morrow Parker Halll (Single Units) Clara Barton Hall (Double Units)


Heights Video Tour