Graduate Students at Montclair State University

New Student Enrollment

New Student Portal
  • Direct newly admitted students to the New Student Portal for next steps after the admission offer is received.  The following steps are listed on their portal:
    • Confirm your acceptance via the Decision Reply Form.
      • Students can accept, decline, or postpone their admission by filling out this form.
      • Student(s) will not receive their NetID and cannot register without completing this step. 
  • Set up your NetID
  • Submit Immunization Records
  • Register for classes

The Graduate School can assist you in providing registration information to new students in various formats such as an automatic welcome letter or custom messaging on the New Student Portal.  Contact your Admission Representative for more information.

Advisement
  • Clearly communicate course suggestions and encourage them to register. Many new students need guidance on what to register for first!
  • Advisement 
    • Be clear about the permit process- Identify who to contact for permits in your department. This is great information to add to your automatic away message.
    • Establish the proper person for course advisement 
    • Host Welcome Events (Online or On-campus)
      • Meet and greet event with faculty and alumni/current students so newly admitted students feel connected.
      • Create a social media group so newly admitted students stay connected to their new classmates and other current students.