Current Resident Student
Montclair State University Resident Students who wish to return to housing for the upcoming academic year
Please note this process is not for incoming Freshmen or Transfer students for the fall semester.
Information for residents participating in General Room Selection - General Room Selection Fall 2013
Information for residents of Hawk Crossings and the Village Apartments - Returning Residents Room Retention Process
Information for displaced residents of the Village Apartments - Displaced Village Residents Room Selection Process
If you resided in University housing for the spring semester, and you wish to return to housing for the upcoming academic year, please follow the steps outlined below:
Pay a $300.00 non-refundable housing application fee. Payment of this fee serves to indicate your interest in residing in campus housing once again. Checks should be made out to "Montclair State University" (please write "Fall Housing Application Fee" in the memo portion of check) and submit to:
Student Accounts/Cashier’s Office
Montclair State University
Montclair, NJ 07043
If you are paying via credit card please ensure to complete the credit card authorization form if you are not paying in person or you may also pay the housing application fee via WESS utilizing a credit card or Echeck.
Step 2: Read the 2013 Room Selection Process Booklet and follow instructions contained therein.
Step 3: Read the 2013-2014 Residence License and Dining Agreement When notified via email log in to the RMS system and electronically sign the Residence License and Dining Services Agreement. (You will not be able to select a bed or be pulled in if you do not complete this prior to the start of the process.)
Step 4: Make sure that there are no holds/obligations existing on your student account by reviewing the holds page of your WESS account. If there are any holds on your account (financial, registration, parking, immunization, library fines, etc), you must clear them with the respective departments before your scheduled room selection eligibility date. Please note academic probation holds will not affect your ability to select an assignment for next year.
The Residential Management System will not allow you to participate in the room selection process if you have any outstanding holds/obligations on your account.
Step 5: Review and decide on the Meal Plan choice that is the best fit for you.
Step 7: Check your MSU Email account for an email during the week of March 18, 2013. This will give you the date and time you can sign into the system. If you are retaining your room in Hawk Crossings or The Village at Little Fall your date will be March 26, 2013. Please review the Room Selection Process booklet for more detailed information on this.
Step 8: Login to Residential Management System (RMS) to conduct the Room Selection Process, following the outlined instructions.
A wait list process will be established after room selection has concluded. There is no guaranteed housing assignment for students on the wait list. Offers of assignments will be made throughout the summer and academic year at the discretion of the Office of Residential Education and Services as vacancies occur.
Should you have any questions about the room selection process, or if you have difficulty logging-in to the Residential Management System to select your room, please do not hesitate to contact our office during business hours (8:30am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday).