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How Can I Help?

Do you know of a friend who needs a helping hand? Are you interested in becoming involved, perhaps even in a leadership role, where you can help your fellow Red Hawks? See how you can get involved.

Bias Intervention Training

The Bias Response Taskforce (BRT) works within the division of Student Development and Campus Life (SDCL) to provide a well-coordinated and comprehensive response to incidents of intolerance and bias with respect to race, ethnicity, gender expression, sexual orientation, disability, religion, and national origin. The Bias Response Task Force sponsors outreach programs throughout the school year. Any student organization can schedule training sessions or programs for its members to attend.

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Training

CERT members give critical support to first responders in emergencies, provide immediate assistance to victims, organize spontaneous volunteers at a disaster site, and collect disaster intelligence to support first responder efforts.

CARE Team

The Crisis, Assessment, Response and Education (CARE) Team is a group of University administrators that meets regularly to evaluate concerning behaviors of Montclair State University students. Students referred to the CARE Team are expressing behavior that causes community members to be concerned. The CARE Team collects information about referred students and identifies and enacts appropriate strategies and responses for addressing the situation with the goal of supporting the student.

Cycle Breakers

Cycle Breakers is a peer supported discussion group that meets weekly to talk about fostering healthy relationships.

Topics could include:

  • How to identify red flags in a relationship
  • Picking the right partner
  • How to help a friend out of a violent relationship.

The conversation is facilitated within a supportive environment at the Women’s Center.

Leadership Development

The Center for Leadership Development hosts many events held around campus. If you are interested in getting more involved on campus and becoming more knowledgeable about our community this is the right place for you!

How You Can Get Involved

There are over 130 clubs and organizations that are just waiting for you! You can get involved at many different levels, including in a leadership role.  

Find out all about your options.

Student Concern Form

Do you have a concern about the safety and/or well being of a fellow student? Fill out the Student Concern Form to send information directly to the Dean of Students office.


Suicide Prevention Help

If you, or someone you know, are in crisis and are thinking about or planning suicide please reach out to Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at 973-655-5211 during regular University business hours. After hours contact counselor the University Police Department at 973-655-5222. This support is available to you 24/7.

For more information, please visit Suicide Prevention Help web page.