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Student Resources

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Receive individualized academic advising from your Student Success Mentor and Graduate Program Coordinator.


Our online programs provide students with the flexibility and convenience of attending an online class at anytime from anywhere. You will access your online coursework in Canvas, an accessible learning management system.

Please see the links below for information relating to Canvas:

Career Services

From choosing a major to job search strategies, your Career Services office is ready to help you at all stages of your career development. Connect with your Career Services office for resources, tools, webinars and counseling for when you are ready to advance your career path.

Counseling and Psychological Services

TAO is an online mental health service provided to you as a student of Montclair State University for free. The TAO Mobile app makes it easy to practice skills like changing thought patterns and learning to relax. Uwill offers students an immediate, secure and convenient way to receive teletherapy counseling services should the need arise.

Disability Resource Center

University Libraries

Each online program at Montclair is matched with a librarian liaison who maintains a customized online guide to help you with doing research in your subject.

Microsoft Office

Students who are part of an online degree program are eligible to receive free Microsoft Office. All you need is a Montclair State University email address.

Montclair Online Student Center

The Online Programs Student Center is a virtual student center designed to provide you an opportunity to network with your peers outside of your course and navigate the various resources available to you as an online student. You will be sent an invitation to join the Center (via Canvas) upon acceptance into your program and will have access to it throughout your studies at Montclair State University.


Register for classes, review your financial aid and personal information; view your schedule, grades and account information, and make online payments. Log into NEST.

Online Student Success Series

Red Hawk Central

Your one-stop contact for assistance with questions related to financial aid, tuition and billing, and course registration. You may also find useful information on the how-to-guides.

Technical Support

For technology support at any time during your program, you can contact the IT Service Desk. As an online student, you have tier II technical support. If you have any technology related questions, please email onlineVIP@montclair.edu.

Tutorial Services

The Center for Academic Success & Tutoring (CAST) offers online tutoring appointments and workshops to provide additional support to help you succeed in your online courses.

Writing Resources

The Center for Writing Excellence can help you through all stages of the writing process including  assistance with properly citing your sources. They also offer free online consultations.

  • Citing Sources
    A large variety of citation management tools are available to help you record and cite your research sources.
  • Digital Dashboard
    View the CWE Digital Dashboard, which is filled with online resources for writers, researchers and teachers ranging from grammar help to tips on evaluating writing and much more.