Various students around campus.

Reunion Schedule of Events

Schedule of Events

Note: The Reunion Luncheon is the only event for which there is a fee.

Tuesday, May 23

Commencement 2023 – Complimentary
11:30 a.m. Meet at the Red Hawk Parking Deck on campus, Outside Level 2
11:45 a.m. Bus departs campus promptly for Prudential Center, Newark, NJ
As graduates of the Class of 1973, you are invited to lead the midday procession of more than 2,000 candidates for baccalaureate degree conferment during the University’s 2023 Commencement Ceremony. You will be garbed in academic regalia, and be given a commemorative golden anniversary stole to keep as a memento. A light lunch will be served at Prudential prior to the Ceremony. The Commencement Ceremony begins at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, May 24

Coffee and Conversation – Complimentary
10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Feliciano School of Business, 1st Floor Lobby
Classmates of the 50th and 50+ classes will gather for coffee and conversation to reminisce and reconnect.

Campus Shuttle Tour – Complimentary
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Take a guided shuttle tour of campus and relive your college days as you see the many changes since your time as a student.

Class Photos
12:15 p.m.
Don’t miss the opportunity to smile in a group photo with your classmates.

50th Reunion Luncheon Honoring the Class of 1973
12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
On campus – Feliciano School of Business,
James W. Merli Executive Conference Center, SBUS Room 140
$60.00 per person
(Includes lunch, parking and a $5 contribution to The Fund for Montclair State)
All alumni who graduated 50 years ago or more are encouraged to attend.

Helpful Details

Hotel Accommodations

Best Western Fairfield Executive Inn, 216-234 Route 46 East, Fairfield, NJ 07004
Phone: 973-575-7700  $159+ per night for a single/double room.
Reserve by May 4. Please call the hotel directly and mention Montclair State University Reunion when making your reservations.

Complimentary shuttle service will be provided to and from campus at designated times.

Make a Gift

As we celebrate our reunion, we would like to remind you of the importance of alumni giving. Your gift is indispensable to the University’s future because traditional state funding allocations no longer adequately support the growth and development of public universities or the needs of our students. To make a gift, contact Kara Brennan ’92, director of annual giving, at 973-655- 7492 or For information on gift planning, please visit or contact Ely Santoni, senior director of gift planning, at 973-655-3695 or

Click here to make a gift


Complimentary on-campus parking is available in the Red Hawk Parking Deck. For GPS directions, use One Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ.


Class of 1973 50th Reunion Memory Book Questionnaire – April 21
Registration and payment – May 11
Hotel Booking – May 11


If you have any questions or are interested in serving on your 50th Reunion Committee, please contact Rachel Vigilante at or 973-655-5465.