International Student Orientation

Welcome new international students!

All freshmen, transfer, graduate, and non-degree students are required to attend the International Student Orientation. This is an opportunity to learn more about Montclair State University, meet new students, and get ready for their first semester!

Below you will find information about orientation dates/times, parking, and more. Please monitor your email closely for additional information.

International Graduate Students

Completion of both orientations is mandatory!

  1. IN-PERSON International Orientation: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Date: August 30, 2022 | International Graduate Students ONLY
    August 31, 2022 | ALL International Students (graduate, freshmen, transfer and non-degree)
    Time: 8:30 am – Check in with light refreshments
    Location: University Hall | 7th floor Conference Center | SEE CAMPUS MAP
    Content: Student visa regulations, work opportunities, how to navigate the various on-campus systems, and much more. Orientation will run from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
  2. ONLINE/Asynchronous International Orientation:

    Date:
    Available from June 6 – September 2
    Time: Do at your own pace. Deadline: September 2
    Location: Log into CANVAS using your NET ID and password.
    Content: Living on and off campus, getting your ID card, dining on campus, and more.

If you do not yet have access to the Canvas course, please email oge@montclair.edu as soon as possible.

International Freshmen, Transfer, Non-Degree Students

Completion of both orientations is mandatory!

  1. IN-PERSON International Orientation: REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED!

    Date:
    August 31, 2022 | ALL International Students (freshmen, transfer, non-degree, and graduate)
    Time: 8:30 am – Check in with light refreshments
    Location: University Hall | 7th floor Conference Center | SEE CAMPUS MAP
    Content: Student visa regulations, work opportunities, how to navigate the various on-campus systems, and much more. Orientation will run from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Breakfast and lunch will be provided.
  2. ONLINE/Asynchronous International Orientation:

    Date:
    Pending email from Montclair student communications with instructions.
    Time: Do at your own pace. Deadline: September 2
    Location: Log into CANVAS using your NET ID and password.
    Content: Living on and off campus, getting your ID card, dining on campus, and more.
Parking for Orientation

You can park for free the “Red Hawk Deck” parking garage. If using a GPS, you may search for Red Hawk Deck to be brought to the direct location of the garage. After parking, you will exit on level 2 or 4 and look for an Orientation Leader for direction. There will also be directional signs leading you to University Hall.

If you get lost, just ask someone! Any friendly face on campus will be willing to direct you towards University Hall.

See Red Hawk Deck and University Hall on the CAMPUS MAP

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