Programs and Services
Programs and Services
Parking Lot Programs
Commuters Students are greeted in various heavy traffic
areas with a free beverage, snack and a warm welcome as they travel to class.
Beat the heat of gridlock, congestion and road rage! Arrive to campus early and join us at 7am in
the Red Hawk Lounge for CARS' complimentary breakfast series. Eat breakfast,
watch TV and engage in conversation with your campus community!
Break the ice! Mix and mingle with students and student
organizations as we enjoy food, drinks games and each other! The Happier Hour
series is designed to facilitate social and cultural interaction amongst
members of the Montclair State University community.
Chat n' Chew
"Did you watch the latest episode of …?" Spill
some tea with Commuter Students as we come together to discuss a variety of
current and trending issues that positively and negatively impact our
Let's go to the movies… TOGETHER! Purchase your discounted movie tickets from
our Student Government office for $7, and join us as we experience select box
office debuts the Monday after opening.
We will attend the first showing after 7pm at the Willowbrook AMC
Theatre in Wayne, NJ. Meet us 15 minutes
before show time, in your Red Hawk gear and connect with fellow Montclair State
Take a break and go back to the good old days of hopscotch,
four square, double dutch and Nintendo.
Join CARS and other student organizations in the Red Hawk Nest on select
Thursdays as we celebrate our youth and enjoy free concessions.
Themed events are events in which Commuter Students
celebrate various holidays and occasions, such as Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras,
Cinco de Mayo and the End of the Year Luau.
Themed events are held in the Red Hawk Nest.
So you think you can sing??? Lip sync for your life! Entertain your peers at Montclair State
University's version of karaoke.
What's that office next to the cafeteria about? What exactly is CARS? Come to the Office of Commuter Student
Programs and Services in the Student Center room 200 to find out about what
Montclair State University has for Commuter Students.
Red Hawk Dining Club
So, you've never been to Joe's Crab Shack, Jose Tejas, Toast
or Milk?! Join us as we experience new foods and restaurants while developing
new friendships beyond our campus. Meals
will be subsidized for current Commuter Students only.
Red Hawk Book Club
Leisurely reading reduces stress, improves focus and memory
and entertains. Connect and engage with
other students while discussing popular reads and best sellers.
NAMASTE!!! Take a break from the stress of midterms and
finals and have a hot drink, on us as we transform the Red Hawk Nest into a
Commuter Student sanctuary. Enjoy a variety of teas and hot beverages to
promote a calm, relaxed state of being.
One of the main ingredients in a healthy collegiate
experience is a ROAD TRIP! Journey with
other students as we experience other cities and attractions… TOGETHER.
Keepin it Reelz
It's movie night!
Bring your friends and yourself down to the Red Hawk Nest and enjoy a
free movie and popcorn as you connect with Commuter and Resident Students.
Lunch n' Learn
From time management, relationship building, program
development to dressing for success… You asked, now we invite you to come feed
your mental and physical appetites as you enjoy a working lunch.
Do you have questions about your resume or your financial
aid options? Perhaps you want to know
more about Parking Services or get assistance from an experienced student
leader about how to navigate the academic and social plane. Maybe you’re a Commuter Student who would
like to become a Community Assistant and need to make connections... If so drop
into Student Center room 200 to figure it out.
Representatives from various administrative offices will visit our
office on select days, specifically to service you, the Commuter Student.
Commuter Student Association Resources and Services (CARS)
co-sponsors events, programs and services to connect Commuter Students with
various academic, athletic, cultural, political, special interest and other
student-run organizations on the MSU campus.
Additionally, CARS works with University and surrounding community
partners such as restaurants to develop and engage Montclair State
Students. If you have suggestions for
future collaborations, please let a member of CARS know today!