Students sitting around a Residence Hall common area hanging out.

Living on Campus

The Office of Residence Life is committed to making on-campus living a meaningful part of your educational experience. From structured activities sponsored by residence hall staff and councils to impromptu informal gatherings, we encourage personal growth and responsibility.

Stone Hall from an aerial photo.

Residence Halls

Living on campus doesn’t mean being confined to a cold, impersonal “dorm.” You’ll be living in a place filled with plenty of interesting people, events and activities where life-long relationships are made.

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Four students sitting around a dorm room on their laptops and having conversations.

Living Communities

Montclair State University is committed to the integration of the academic community into the residence halls. One of the ways we accomplish this is through Living Learning Communities.

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Aerial photograph of Montclair State University in the fall.

Residential Hall Tours

Experience Montclair State firsthand by taking a Student Ambassador-led campus tour.

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Sam's Place and Machuga Heights at dusk with students walking by.

Non-Student Accomodations

Visit us at any time during the year! Montclair State University is home to 22 residence halls and is capable of housing 5,200 individuals. Halls range from traditional facilities to suites and apartments. We even have a Guest House for visiting scholars!

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