Undergraduate Orientation

Where to Start?

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

Fall 2024 deposited students who have claimed their NetID:

Orientation Portal – Access the Orientation Portal via NEST starting May 2024. Check back May 15 for more updates.

Orientation Course – Access the New to the Nest (Canvas Course) starting June 2024. Orientation+ Zoom webinars start July 2024. Orientation+ registration is required in the Orientation Portal.

On-Campus Orientation Days – On-campus Orientation Days will be hosted August 21-30. Event registration is required in the Orientation Portal.

Log into NEST to access the Orientation Portal

Freshman Orientation


Transfer Orientation


Frequently Asked Questions


Family Engagement

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Orientation Staff

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Orientation Leadership

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Need Help?

Speak with a team member about general questions during the following hours:

  • Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Call us at 973-655-4162

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

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