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Center for Leadership and Engagement

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Engagement

Our Center promotes a shared economy of student engagement! Immerse yourself in a variety of opportunities to help foster a deeper sense of learning. By creatively and purposefully connecting to a series of experiences over time, gain a high sense of intellectual growth necessary for a complex global community.

Engagement Information

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Leadership

Our Center stimulates leadership and intellectual curiosity! Enhance your personal, professional and academic leadership skills through a series of intentional and guided activities. Montclair State University’s Center for Leadership Development recently received a global ranking for the Top Three Educational institutions with a leadership certificate program and gained a LEAD500 Award for the fourth year in a row!

Learn More about Leadership

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Adult/Senior Students

Our Center oversees the Adult Learning Program initiatives promoting lifelong learning. If you are returning to the classroom after being out of school for some time, we offer academic, career and personal supportive services to non-traditional adult learners throughout your college experience.

Information for Adult/Senior Students

KIPP Students

Our Center serves students who are part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program”, referred to as KIPP. In concert with KIPP counselors, we help students navigate the academic, social and financial obstacles that may be encountered throughout their time at the university.

More Information about KIPP

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Transfer Students

Our Center helps transfer students acclimate to a new environment! As a transfer student, you may feel nervous about entering into a new environment and beginning a new journey. Our office is committed to providing you with information, resources, and support to assist you toward academic success, and to facilitate an efficient and smooth transition to the university.

Transfer Student Information

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Veteran Students

Our Center provides Veterans and current service members with the tools they need to succeed. We assist students in their transition, and from application to graduation, we help students connect with the necessary campus and off-campus resources, as well as other service members.

Information for Veteran Students