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Additional Benefits

As alumni, you have access to great facilities on campus – Sprague Library, University Hall Computer Lab, and the Recreation Center just to name a few. You are also eligible to receive discounts at the campus bookstore. To access some of these benefits offered, be sure to obtain your alumni ID card.


ADP Center for Teacher Preparation and Learning Tech

ADP Center Alumni have access to the ADP Center for Teacher Preparation and Learning Technologies. This center functions as a hub of innovation in pedagogy, curriculum instructional planning, educational technology and professional development within the Center of Pedagogy.

The ADP Center mission is to improve the quality of education for teacher education students, faculty, practicing teachers, counselors, administrators, and others in professional careers in pre-K through secondary schools and post-secondary education by providing access to our more than 30,000 curriculum & instructional technology resources as well as the requisite support in using them. For more information on the center, call 973-655-5220 or email crc01@montclair.edu.

Auditing Courses

Alumni with a four year degree may audit a course through The Graduate School.  To audit a course is to attend class regularly, without the obligation of participating in class discussions, laboratory work, examinations, performances, or any class activity other than listening. To apply, please fill out this online form. For more information, contact the Office of the Registrar at 973-655-4376.

Ben Samuels Children's Center

Alumni are able to take advantage of the services offered by the Ben Samuels Children’s Center.

The Ben Samuels Children’s Center at Montclair State University is a model of excellence in the inclusive early care and education of children from birth through 5 years. The Center is accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children. With just a few exceptions, the Children’s Center is open when the University is open and closed when it is closed. Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 6:15 p.m.

Please contact the Children’s Center for more information, including their current fee schedule, enrollment policies and space availability/wait list. Call 973-655-7177 or visit their website for more information.

Bookstore Discounts

Show your pride and represent Montclair State! Present your alumni ID card at the bookstore and receive a 10% discount on select Montclair State University clothing and gift items.

Visit the bookstore online or call them at 973-655-5460 for hours of operation and further information. To receive your discount, be sure to obtain your alumni ID card.

Center for Writing Excellence

The Center for Writing Excellence is available to all alumni who are committed to developing and improving as writers, with in-person and online appointments available. Sessions with experienced writing consultants are designed to provide help on every aspect of the writing process, with the goal of enabling writers to achieve long-term improvement, confidence and independence.

They welcome all alumni writers in any stage of the writing process, in any discipline. For information or to schedule an appointment, please visit their website.

Computer Lab Services

Alumni are permitted to use the campus computer lab facilities located on the fifth floor of University Hall. For hours of operation and more information, please visit the Office of Information Technology website or call the OIT Service Desk at 973-655-7971. An alumni photo ID card is required for access to the lab and computers.

Floyd Hall Arena

Alumni have free admittance to Floyd Hall Arena during faculty/staff skate time, Monday through Friday. Floyd Hall Arena is Montclair State University’s two sheet ice skating arena used for local youth hockey leagues, figure skating and open skating. Call 973-746-7744 for free skate times, skate rental fees, and more information. For free admittance to the arena, be sure to obtain your alumni ID card.

Gifted and Talented Program

Alumni are eligible to enroll their children in the Gifted and Talented program. The program provides students with a balanced program of humanities, mathematics, and the sciences. Courses stimulate higher order thinking skills and problem solving and include a diverse array of topics including forensics, robotics, fractals and infinity, debate, animation and cartooning. To learn more, visit their website.

New Jersey Jackals

Alumni are invited to New Jersey Jackals games at Yogi Berra Stadium, located on the campus of Montclair State University.

The New Jersey Jackals are a professional baseball team and are a member of the Canadian-American Association of Professional Baseball. From their inception, the Jackals have played their home games at Yogi Berra Stadium, on the campus of Montclair State University. For more information including ticket prices and schedules, visit their website.

Online Yearbooks

Take a walk down memory lane! Yearbooks are viewable online through the Harry A. Sprague Library databases. Visit the archive to virtually flip through the pages of your yearbook! Browse the collection online.

Peak Performances

Alumni have the pleasure of attending performances at Kasser Theater as part of Peak Performances. Come back to campus and enjoy a concert, play, or a ballet! Every seat, for every performance is only $20. For more information and a schedule of upcoming performances, visit the Peak Performances website.

Recreation Center

Alumni can take advantage of a discounted membership rate at the state-of-the art Student Recreation Center on campus. The recreation center features a variety of collaborative recreational offerings, including Fitness and Group Exercise, Intramural Sports, Special Events, Off-Campus Trips, Sport Clubs, Co-Sponsorships, and more. For membership information and Recreation Center Hours, please visit the Recreation Center website. To apply for membership, alumni are required to obtain an alumni photo ID card.

Red Bulls II

The Red Bulls II are now offering pro-rated season-ticket packages for their remaining home games. Students and staff plans are now $72 dollars for all remaining home games plus the playoffs, and youth memberships are just $36. Alumni can purchase discounted tickets online. Enter promo code: MSUALUM. For more information on the New York Red Bulls II, visit newyorkredbulls.com/2.

Senior Citizen Tuition Waiver Program

Alumni have access to The Center for Adult Learning, which oversees the Older Adult Tuition Waiver (OLA) Program for New Jersey residents, age 65 or over. The OLA program allows students to take courses on a space-available, tuition-waived basis. Students are only responsible for the student fees plus a $40 administrative fee each semester enrolled.

Students with a high school diploma or its equivalence may take undergraduate courses. Students with an undergraduate degree may take undergraduate or graduate courses, but must pay graduate fees regardless of the course level. OLA students are also eligible for a degree program by meeting all of the necessary admission requirements. For more information, call 973-655-4433 or visit their website.

Sprague Library

Alumni have access to the Sprague Library, as well as freely available online databases. Visit the library and while you’re there, visit Café Diem and enjoy a snack and a cup of coffee. For more information and hours of operation, visit their website or call 973-655-4291 or 4297.

Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center

Alumni can enjoy access to the Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center, located on the campus of Montclair State University. The Center hosts many activities and events throughout the year. Alumni can visit during public visiting hours, Wednesday through Sunday, 12:00 – 5:00 p.m. Alumni can also become a member and enjoy all the benefits of being part of the Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center family.

If you have questions regarding membership, call 973-655-2378 or visit their website.