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International Student Checklist

Now that you’ve been accepted to Montclair State, your next step is to enroll as a full-fledged Red Hawk.

Use the checklist below for guidance.

In addition to completing the steps on the Freshmen Student Checklist or Transfer Student Checklist, all accepted international students must also complete:

Step 1
I-20 Application

Submit the I-20 Application before you arrive at Montclair State University.

Step 2
Placement Testing

Complete the Placement Test Reply Form within one week of submitting your New Student Deposit. While placement tests are administered to many incoming freshmen to establish their appropriate course level, some students are exempt. Please review the Basic Skills Requirements and Exemption Criteria and indicate your status by completing and checking the appropriate line on the Placement Test Reply Form.

Step 3
Foreign Language Placement

Review the Foreign Language Placement announcement and complete the Foreign Language Placement Registration Form.