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Where to start?

Your Orientation Experience will take place before the start of your first semester.

Fall 2023 admitted students

  • Deposited students for Fall 2023 will receive instructions to register for Orientation Experience from the Orientation Team email address orientation@montclair.edu.

Need help? Speak with a team member about general questions during the following hours:
Monday – Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Chat with us live on the website or contact us via email at orientation@montclair.edu.

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Additional Orientation Programs

Military Affiliated students, International Students and Adult Learners are invited to attend a Community Connections that will provide information and support for their transition to Montclair. These events are held during the Orientation Experience.

Online Requirements

Your online orientation requirements are New to the Nest, an asynchronous course in Canvas, and Orientation+, your orientation webinars with campus representatives.

New to the NestOrientation+ Webinars

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Family Members Welcome

We offer a unique Family Orientation opportunity for families of new freshmen or transfer students.

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Red Hawk Day

Our next Red Hawk Day is August 29, 2023! This is the last piece of your Orientation Experience before entering the fall semester and we hope you join us for the official kick-off to your time at Montclair State!

Become an Orientation Leader

Learn more about the student leadership program that helps make Orientation possible!

Visit the Orientation Leaders website for information on recruitment, selection, and training.

Apply to be an Orientation Leader

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Important Dates and FAQs

Bookmark these pages! You will need to refer to them as a Red Hawk.

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