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CAST Support Resources

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The Center for Academic Success & Tutoring (CAST) offers many support resources for students to access including: taking online courses, Canvas, IT services, and course modality.

Online Resources

Please click on any of the titles below for our videos.

Benefits of Tutoring

Montclair State University Resources

Learning and Study Strategies

How to Be a Successful College Student


StudentLingo is an on demand workshop resource for students in over 50 college related success topics. Each workshop is 10-20 minutes long, presented by diverse professionals in the field and comes with activities and additional resources. StudentLingo will be available for free through June 2024.

Students can access the site through the link www.studentlingo.com/montclair and should make an account with their Montclair email address.


  • If a student doesn’t know where to start, check out the CAST Picks folder which has workshops selected by our student staff from their experiences.
  • Each workshop comes with activities and resources, look through and take advantage of some of the items if you want more information.

CrashCourseKhan Academy

Taking Online Courses

Online Course Guide Canvas Orientation Internet and Hotspot Access

Learn more about how to be a successful student while taking courses online, including what to expect, how to use Canvas, where to connect and the benefits of online learning.

You can also check out this awesome worksheet developed by one of our very own Center for Academic Success & Tutoring peer tutors to help you develop a new schedule for working remotely:

Tips for Online Classes from the CAST Tutor!

Canvas Guide, Laptop loaner and IT Services

CanvasNeed to Borrow a LaptopInformation Technology

Course Modality

Montclair State University Course Modalities

Additional Support

There’s plenty of help available if you know where to look. We’ve collected links to some of our favorite resources for students throughout our campus and from around the web that will give you the tools you need to achieve academic success.

Disability Resource Center (DRC)Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS)Immunization RecordsRed Hawk Central