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Facilities Training

The Division of University Facilities is dedicated to providing first-rate services and maintaining a clean, safe environment. A key component of this is our commitment to provide our staff with access to various types of training.  Each staff member has the opportunity to participate in professional development seminars, computer literacy training through the Office of Information Technology, health and safety training through the Office of Environmental Health & Safety, informative personnel seminars through the Division Human Resources, and skills training.

Cornerstone – Online Training

In October 2016, the Division implemented the Cornerstone Learning Management System (LMS). Cornerstone allows University Facilities staff to participate in online training courses and serves as a repository for tracking all training activities within the Division.

Please contact the Learning and Development office for assistance with Cornerstone.

“Connect Corner” Computer Kiosks

Computer stations are available around campus for our employees’ convenience. These stations, known as “Connect Corners,” are available 24/7 for Facilities staff to utilize for Cornerstone training, or to access the Workday Human Resources system.

Request Training

If you would like to request a particular training or development program, please complete the following paperwork and send it to the Associate Director for Facilities Learning and Development via email or through interoffice mail to the Overlook Building at 150 Clove Rd, 3rd Floor.

  • Training Request Form – use this form to request the training classes/seminars/conferences that you would like to attend.
  • Travel Authorization  – this provides an estimate of any travel costs associated with your training (mileage driven, hotels, airfare, etc.).

To properly estimate your per diem rates (how much you can spend on lodging, meals, and miscellaneous expenses per day), please refer to the GSA website. These rates vary depending on the city that you are traveling to and their website will allow you to search by city or zip code to get the correct rates.

If you are driving your personal vehicle to the training, this webpage will tell you the correct mileage reimbursement rate. Remember to get & save receipts for any tolls and parking.

You may also refer to the University’s Travel Regulations for other questions.

After you return from training, please complete the following form and send it to the Learning and Development office.

  • Travel Reimbursement – please use this form to be reimbursed for the expenses listed on the Travel Authorization From.
  • Non-Travel Reimbursement – please use this form to be reimbursed for expenses that are not related to travel.

University-Sponsored Training Opportunities

Montclair State University offers technology training to all employees through the Division of Information Technology’s Technology Training and Development Services.