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Resources for Accepted Students

Congratulations on being accepted to Montclair State! At Montclair State, we want to help our new students become part of our campus community as soon as possible. Know your next steps by following your Accepted Student Checklist.

Watch: Your Next Steps As A Red Hawk

Welcome to Red Hawk Country

Your Accepted Student Checklist

Accessing Your Financial Aid Award

Our Community of Care

Virtual Accepted Student Day - May 16, 2020

We’re excited to announce that we will be hosting another Virtual Accepted Student Day on May 16th! Hear from Montclair State leadership and attend breakout sessions with ambassadors and staff to learn about majors and academic areas that interest you. You’ll also learn what to expect at Montclair State, what life is like in Red Hawk Country, your next steps in the enrollment process and the value of the Montclair State experience.

Register for your Virtual Accepted Student Day

Video Viewbook and Virtual Campus Tour

Video Viewbook and Interactive Campus Map – Soar like a Red Hawk and immerse yourself in Montclair State’s beautiful campus through our new Video Viewbook and Interactive Campus Map! See why Montclair State is the right school for you as you learn about our academic programs, the value of a Montclair State education, and Red Hawk Life.

Explore Montclair State Virtually

Virtual Campus Experience – Want some company during your virtual tour? Join us for a Student Ambassador-led Virtual Campus Experience! Using our interactive map, your Student Ambassador will help you picture yourself at Montclair State, show you our state-of-the-art buildings and answer your questions!

Register for a Virtual Campus Experience



Our Freshmen and Transfer Admissions Counselors, and staff from our Disability Resource Center are available for telecounseling sessions via phone, online chat, or web conference! When you sign up, you’ll select your preferred date and time and provide a brief description of what you’d like to discuss to ensure our staff is prepared to help you and your family. Register for a telecounseling session below:

Live Chat

We’ve implemented a live chat feature on our Admissions Homepage. Here, you’ll be able to connect with an actual admissions staff member and have all your questions answered in real time. If you’ve already chatted with our Rocky Bot, make sure to click the three dots at the top of the chat screen and select “Restart Conversation” – this will allow you to start a Live Chat. (This is currently staffed Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.)

Webinars and Information Sessions

Webinars and Information Sessions

Our Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid teams are hosting webinars for various topics including your Accepted Student Checklist, Information Sessions for Prospective Freshmen, Financial Aid and Student Accounts, and more. We’re constantly adding new dates and topics.

Sign up for a Webinar

Red Hawk Talks

Our Red Hawk Talk webinars are your opportunity to engage with professors and current students from your department or program. Conducted online through Zoom video conferences, you’ll be able to learn more about your program, have all your questions answered and find out why Montclair State is the right school for you!

Register for a Red Hawk Talk

Meet Your Future Classmates

Mandatory Virtual Freshman Orientation

Virtual Orientation is how you’ll kick off your time at Montclair State University with a bang! Through a mixture of live sessions presented by staff and faculty, pre-recorded information, and interactive modules, you’ll learn about our community and meet the people who make it a great place to be.

Register for Orientation

Social Media

Montclair State’s Class of 2024 Facebook Group – This group serves as a space for new Red Hawks to interact with their fellow future classmates, find roommates and ask questions about their next steps as accepted students. Join the Class of 2024 Facebook Group today!

Make sure to connect with the Office of Undergraduate Admissions on all our social media platforms:

Information on Residence Life

Join us for a Residence Life Red Hawk Talk to engage with staff from the Office of Residence Life and learn all about living on campus at Montclair State!

Housing for First-Year and Transfer Students New Student Housing Selection Process

Download Your Digital Montclair State Swag!

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Phone Wallpapers

Facebook Photo Frames

Please note: To use the Facebook Photo Frames, simply visit and search “Montclair State”. (We have frames for Grandma and Grandpa too!)

We understand that the beginning of your college journey is a very exciting time and are thrilled that you are interested in joining us in Red Hawk Country! If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact us at 973-655-4444 or