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Practical Details

Course planning requires deep thought and expertise in discipline and pedagogy.  It also requires lots of pesky detailed knowledge, addressed below.  Have we forgotten something?  Let us know at

Instructor Practical Information

  • Academic Dishonesty procedures: the contact is the Director of Student Conduct, Jerry Collins.
  • Audio-Visual technology is available in nearly all of our classrooms and labs, and IT lends out additional equipment. Problems with classroom technology? Call 973-655-7971, and choose option 4, Audio-Visual Classroom Emergencies.
  • Canvas course problems? Reach out to ITDS ( or schedule a consultation.
  • Classroom information. In NEST check “my schedule” to see the exact facts about your course, including your assigned classroom (check again the night before in case a change was made.)
    • To see more details about your classroom, including technical set-up, see 25live, accessible by anyone with a netID.
    • Locked out of your room? Contact your department administrator or Dean’s Office immediately so the problem can be remedied. A DIY approach is to email to request access; copy your department administrator.
  • Montclair State University’s Grading Standards are set by the Provost’s Office/Academic Affairs. Plan for Grading provides further information about grading at Montclair.
  • Outdoor spaces for classes can be requeshttp://ce/teaching-at-montclair/grading-standards/ted through 25live. Search for “tent” during warm weather. More information found s at Tent Request Instructions and Tent Request and Use Policy.
  • Faculty and Graduate Student Commons: Looking for a room to book for an event or activity?  This 36-seat room is available first come first serve for individual and group work, and the entire room may be booked at least 3 days in advance for seminars, meetings, or group activities.
  • Multifaith Religious Observances Calendar: As a service to the university community, the Department of Religion has created and will maintain an evolving religious observances calendar on its website that is meant to serve as a scheduling and educational tool.

  • Zoom Etiquette at Montclair provides guidelines for students; see also Zoom Teaching Tips.

Employee Practical Information

  • Dining on campus: list of locations and use of ID card.
  • Employee services: a collection of links that imagine the most needed resources for employees across positions.
  • ID cards: information about getting a ID card.
  • Information Technology: or x7971. When you run into a computer, phone, or other technological problem, seek help.
  • Lactation Rooms: Locations available to all Montclair State University students, faculty, staff or visitors on campus who need a private space to express milk.
  • Maintenance & Facilities: Call 973-655-5444.
  • Parking: online parking permit and annual registration or public transportation.
  • Payroll Services: information on payroll schedule and direct deposit.
  • Policies for Employees: including those related to Academic Freedom; ADA; FERPA; FMLA; Vaccination; Discrimination, Harassment, and Hostile Work Environment.
  • Rave Mobile Safety: a campus-wide alert system. Enrollment is typically automatic but check in NEST.

Updated 11/4/22 EJI