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I’m Having Trouble in Class

Your success is our success. These resources are here to help you on your road to academic success!

Academic Advising

Academic advising is essential to your academic success. Over your academic career, you will discover many useful resources and supportive community members who are eager and knowledgeable to help you with your questions and concerns.

Students who are in University College

  • University College Academic Advising
    Whether you are exploring your academic and career interests, working towards meeting the admissions requirements of the College or School of your choice, or in the process of changing your major, University College will provide you with the support, guidance and opportunities needed to forge a successful academic path within Montclair State University.

Juniors and senior undergraduate students, transfer, adult and veteran/military students

  • Center for Leadership and Engagement
    The Center for Leadership and Engagement is committed to supporting incoming transfer students, juniors and seniors (60+ credits) as well as veteran and military students by providing academic advising, support and campus referral resources. The Center for Leadership and Engagement can assist students with any questions or concerns they may have with regard to course performance or completion. The Center for Leadership and Engagement team can be a wonderful resource for any student seeking support with their classes.
  • Educational Opportunity Fund (EOF)
    The EOF Program provides quality academic support, leadership development, financial literacy, career enrichment, intentional counseling/advisement, and need based financial assistance to maximize the intellectual and social growth of all participants. Current EOF scholars should contact their assigned counselor.

Students with a declared major

  • Students who have a declared major should seek advice from their academic advisor within their major department. You can find your academic advisor listed in your Degree Works degree audit in NEST.

Academic Success Center (ASC)

The Academic Success Center (ASC) offers learning support to students in collaboration with academic and administrative departments.

Center for Writing Excellence (CWE)

The Center for Writing Excellence (CWE) is available to all students who are committed to developing and improving as writers. Sessions with experienced writing consultants are designed to provide help on every aspect of the writing process, with the goal of enabling writers to achieve long-term improvement, confidence, and independence.

Students may drop in to the center located in Bohn Hall to meet with a writing consultant or enroll in any session in the series of workshops that are offered each semester.

Disability Resource Center (DRC)

If you are a student with a documented disability and you are in need of assistance, contact the Disability Resource Center (DRC). The DRC is available to meet with you to discuss available accommodations and services.

Language Lab

Language is a part of your academic requirements. The Language Lab, located in Schmitt Hall, Room 132, is a place with configured computing equipment where students, who are enrolled in language and linguistics courses, can complete their course work.

There are software packages installed for specific purposes such as computational linguistics or subtitling in addition to general language learning programs. The computers have headsets and webcams, that help you as you learn your chosen language with audio playback, and also recording a video for those taking American Sign Language.

Tutoring is available through the Modern Languages and Literatures department and Sigma Delta Pi.

Math Learning Center

The Red Hawk Math Learning Center (RHMLC), located in Schmitt Hall, is a mathematics computer-aided learning facility. The learning environment couples advanced, user-friendly mathematics technology with personal, on-demand assistance from highly qualified instructors, graduate assistants and advanced undergraduate tutors. Students may use the Math Learning Center during Drop-in hours on Wednesdays, and on Saturday mornings, or you can schedule appointment time throughout the week.