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Center for Academic Success & Tutoring

CAST Live Chat Hours:

Our live chat will be staffed

Monday through Friday: 8:30 am- 4:30 pm 

Summer Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00am-5:30pm

If you have a question outside of our hours of operation you can leave a request and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

CAST Online Resources

About Us

The Center for Academic Success & Tutoring (CAST) offers Tutoring ServicesSupplemental Instruction and learning support to Montclair State students in collaboration with academic and administrative departments, as well as the Assessment of freshmen and some transfer students.

We are a National Tutoring Association (NTA) and College Reading & Learning Association (CRLA) certified.

  • Enhance student academic experience and success by providing appropriate assessment and fostering active learning.
  • Provide comprehensive learning support programs to encourage academic excellence and help students acquire skills to become independent learners.
  • Offer a cohesive system of evaluation that incorporates placement into English reading, writing and mathematics employing multiple criteria to meet the needs of the University for optimal assessment; serve as an efficient proctoring site for internal and external testing.

CAST Tutoring, Supplemental Instruction and Workshops Available Online!


As part of the ongoing effort to coordinate academic services for students, the Center for Academic Success & Tutoring is proud to offer tutoring through the Navigate platform!

Instructions on Making an Appointment can be found on our Tutorial Services Page

  • If you have trouble finding a “Course Specific” tutor for your class, please go back to service type and select the “General” tutoring for that content area and provide an detailed description including the course title for the appointment you are looking for. For assistance in scheduling please complete the Tutoring Course Request Form and a staff member will assist in pairing you with the appropriate tutor.

Supplemental Instruction:

During the Spring 2021 semester Supplemental Group Tutoring hours can also be found as drop in time on Navigate.This can be accessed by clicking “Drop In” on the right hand side from the appointment page. Our full Supplemental Instruction Schedule can be also be found by accessing the following document: Supplemental Instruction Schedule you may need to log into your Montclair State University google account to view the document.

Issues Accessing Your Account?

Students who are over 15 minutes late to a meeting or miss their session twice within 30 days are marked as a NO SHOW and will be unable to schedule tutoring appointments. If you receive an unexpected notice of “Sorry! There are no availabilities supporting the scheduling of Appointments at this time.” this is likely the cause. Please reach out to CAST support to discuss the missed sessions or wait 30 days from the last missed session for your counter to be rest.

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