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Freshman Orientation FAQs

Have questions about your Virtual Orientation Experience? Let us answer them for you! And if you still have questions, please email us anytime at: orientation@montclair.edu or ask us on our Live Chat.

When Is My Orientation?

Orientation dates are assigned based on your major or program. See Orientation Dates.

How Long Will Virtual Orientation Be?

Virtual Orientation will be from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

What Will Virtual Orientation Be Like?

Virtual Orientation will be held on Zoom. Each orientation session will include a mixture of pre-recorded and live presentations by staff and faculty. Your Orientation Leader will connect with you ahead of time to provide zoom access links, and to explain more in detail about your Virtual Orientation session. During your virtual experience, you will:

  • Meet your Orientation Leaders and connect with other students.
  • Meet with your academic college.
  • Learn more about campus and resources available to you.
  • Have fun!
What If I Require Special Accommodations?

If you have a condition that might affect your participation in the overnight orientation, the Center for Leadership and Engagement will coordinate any arrangements you may need while on campus.

Examples:

  • Physical disabilities
  • Interpreters

You can submit this request when you register for Orientation.

Where Can I Find the Virtual Orientation Schedule?

The full Orientation Schedule will be posted on the orientation website in June. The schedule will also be provided by your Orientation Leader a few days before your session.

When Do I Register for Classes?

Academic Advisors will be reaching out to all new students as early as May and throughout the summer, in which you will schedule a meeting to discuss your schedule for the fall semester.