Campus Visits for Prospective Students


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ARTS DAYS for Prospective Students

Interested in majoring in the arts or communication/media?

Montclair State University's Arts Days provide exciting, interactive opportunities for prospective students to learn about College of the Arts programs and careers in the arts. Events feature participatory workshops with faculty, performances by our students, career talks, audition/interview-preparation tips, campus tours and more. (Plus all events are free!)

Click on the event titles for further information and online registration:

  • Communication and Media Days: Check back for Fall 2018 dates!

  • Dance Days: Dec 1, 2017 & April 6, 2018

  • Music Days: 

    • Music Therapy Days: November 9th, 2017; February 19, 2018
    • Collegiate Choral Symposium: Nov. 2, 2017
    • Choral Ensemble Festival and Clinics: Oct. 27th, 2017
    • Brass Day: February 18th, 2018

Arts Days 2017 Flier

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Student Performances and Exhibitions

Come witness the talents of our students by attending a performance or exhibition. 

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University Open Houses, Info Sessions and Campus Tours

Montclair State University Open houses are a great way to gain an overview of the University and learn about programs in the College of the Arts. Open Houses feature informational sessions on the university - including a campus tour and student-services fair; an overview of the College of the Arts; as well as interactive break-out sessions for our Department of Art and Design, Department of Theatre and Dance, School of Communication and Media and Cali School of Music. 

Click on the headings for further information and online registration:


Week-day Visits to the College of the Arts

If visiting the university on a week-day, feel free to stop in at the College of the Arts' Office of Student Services, located in Morehead Hall (open M-F 8:30-4:30), to pick up college information materials or to ask a question.

You may also visit the college's academic buildings for a self-guided tour or to sit in on a class. (note: Contact the Office of Admissions regarding class visitations.)                                

  • Department of Art and Design -- Location: Calcia Hall, suite ; Phone: 973-655-7295
  • Department of Theatre and Dance - Location: Life Hall, room 0335; Phone: 973-655-7000
  • School of Communication and Media - Location: Morehead Hall 103; Phone: 973-655-7471
  • John J. Cali School of Music -- Location: Chapin Hall, suite 144; Phone: 973-655-7610

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College Fairs in Your Neighborhood

If your high school or community college is hosting a college fair, chances are a Montclair State University representative will be there. Look for our information table and bring us your questions. You may also look for College of the Arts representatives at one of the following regional fairs:

  • National Performing Arts College Fair --  Philadelphia -  September 26, 2017 (1:00pm - 3:00pm); Location: Pennsylvania Convention Center. (info - NACAC
  • National Performing Arts College Fair -- New York City - September 27, 2017 (6:00pm - 9:00pm); Location: Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. (info - NACAC )
  • Millstreet Loft Portfolio Review Day -- Hyde Park, NY --November 3, 2017 (4:00pm - 8:00pm); Location: The Henry A. Wallace Center at the FDR Presidential Library and Home. (info -
  • Westchester Community College -- Valhalla, NY -- November 9, 2017 (4:00pm - 7:00pm); Location Fine Arts Gallery, Westchester Community College. (info -


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Travel Directions to the University

Montclair State University is located at the intersection of Valley Road and Normal Ave., Montclair, New Jersey.