Rocky arms wide looking at the hawk statue.

Red Hawk Day

Red Hawk Day marks the beginning of a new school year where you will celebrate your pride of being a Red Hawk! This is a day you do not want to miss.

Save the Date: Wednesday, September 1

Make sure you show your Red Hawk Pride and wear RED!

Please Note: This event is STILL ON even though the forecast says rain. We also encourage you to share your photos with us all day long by using #RedHawkPride in the post so we can see all the fun. Additionally guests are not allowed to partake in the check-in process or BBQ. These events are meant for current Montclair State students!

Schedule of Events

Event Time Location Important Notes
Check-in*
Meet the SGA & Rocky!
10:30 a.m. Memorial Auditorium *For incoming students only!*
There will be music and prizes!
Community BBQ*
Welcome Celebration
12 p.m. Student Center, Ballrooms *This time is set for returning students only!*
Don’t forget to wear red!
Remarks from
President Koppell
12:15 a.m. Memorial Auditorium Hear from our new president.
Community BBQ*
Welcome Celebration
1 p.m. Student Center, Ballrooms Incoming students will be split up into two groups.
*Group 1 will eat at this time*
Playfair
The Ultimate Icebreaker
1 p.m. Panzer Athletic Center Incoming students will be split into two groups.
*Group 2 will participate at this time.*
Returning students can choose which round they
would like to participate in!
Community BBQ*
Welcome Celebration
2 p.m. Student Center, Ballrooms Incoming students will be split up into two groups.
*Group 2 will eat at this time*
Playfair
The Ultimate Icebreaker
2 p.m. Panzer Athletic Center Incoming students will be split into two groups.
*Group 1 will participate at this time.*
Returning students can choose which round they
would like to participate in!
Think Fast Game Show 3 p.m. Memorial Auditorium Round 1
Think Fast Game Show 4 p.m. Memorial Auditorium Round 2
Rec Fest 3-5 p.m. Student Recreation Center Win prizes!
Dinner On Your Own 4-6 p.m. Check Out What’s Open! Commuters can get free food
at Sam’s Place or Freeman Hall!
Get Your Skate On! 6:30 p.m. Montclair State Ice Arena Free skating for you!
Volleyball Game 7 p.m. Panzer Athletic Center Let’s go Red Hawks!

*Check in faster by scanning a QR code upon arrival. Be sure to download the Suitable App from the Google Play Store or Apple Store. The Suitable App will be used in your New Student Seminar and your academic college or school for other experiences!

Things to Remember