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Freshman Orientation Schedule

College of Education and Human Services

Thursday, July 19

Student Orientation Schedule

8-9 a.m. CHECK IN | Student Center Lobby
Receive your official Montclair State Student ID*, Name Tag, and bag. Please wear your name tag at all times.

*If you did not get your ID, take your picture on the 1st floor of the Student Center before Kick Off!

CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST | Student Center Cafeteria 
Join us for breakfast with the opportunity to review the Orientation schedule and meet new people. Download the Orientation schedule on the Montclair Mobile App!

9:10-9:30 a.m. KICK OFF! | Memorial Auditorium 
Welcome to the Class of 2022! You’re officially a Red Hawk!

9:30-9:50 a.m. TRANSITIONS | Memorial Auditorium
Enjoy skits performed by our very own Orientation Leaders. Our skits touch on issues first year students and their families experience.

9:55-10:35 a.m. CONNECT! WITH YOUR ORIENTATION LEADER | Various Locations
Your Orientation Leader will review the Orientation schedule, answer questions you may have about Montclair State, and serve as your guide for the day.

10:40-10:55 a.m. LEARN! WITH YOUR ORIENTATION LEADER | Rooms Below
Learn from your Orientation Leaders about different technology essential to your Montclair State Experience.

Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Physical Education | UN 1070

Family Science and Human Development | UN 1060

Nutrition & Food Science | UN 1050

Public Health | UN 1030

11 a.m.-12 p.m. ACADEMIC CONNECTION | Remain in Rooms
Hear from your College on general education major course requirements. Learn more about our Learning Community Program and your Fall course schedule.

 


Orientation Track A

Check with your OL for your track

12-12:45 p.m. LUNCH | Student Center Cafeteria
Meet your OL at his or her table for lunch! Recruited Student Athletes will have designated tables.

12:50-1:35 p.m. SERVICE SHOWCASE | UN 1060
Hear from a variety of campus partners and resources like Student Communication, Dining Services and SGA


Orientation Track B

Check with your OL for your track

12-12:45 p.m. SERVICE SHOWCASE | UN 1070
Hear from a variety of campus partners and resources like Student Communication, Dining Services and SGA

12:50-1:35 p.m. LUNCH | Student Center Cafeteria
Meet your OL at his or her table for lunch! Recruited Student Athletes will have designated tables.


All Students

1:45-2:15 p.m. WELCOME FROM THE DEAN OF STUDENTS OFFICE | University Hall 7th Floor
The Dean of Students Office oversees many of the services across campus. This session you will learn about the office, our Code of Conduct, and your expectations as a Red Hawk.

2:15-2:35 p.m. TITLE IX | University Hall 7th Floor
Hear about the resources available on campus for combating and/or coping with sexual assault, harassment, and violence at Montclair State.

2:35-2:45 p.m. COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES | University Hall 7th Floor
Learn about the Counseling and Psychological services available on campus.


Choose Your Session

2:50-3:10 p.m PICK A SESSION!
You can pick from any of the outlined sessions below. All students must attend a session.

**If you are in the Presidential Scholarship Program, you must attend the PSP session.**

  • Presidential Scholarship** | UN 3009
  • Ask a Orientation Leader | UN 7th floor
  • Teacher Education | UN 1010
  • Financial Aid | UN 1020
  • First Generation Student | UN 3008
  • Community Service @ MSU  | UN 3010

3:20-3:50 p.m. MY LIFE AS A…
You can choose one of the following sessions based on your Residential or Commuter status.

Commuter Student | University Hall 7th floor
If you will be commuting to campus, this is your session! Learn about Commuter Services available alongside information on parking and public transportation.

Residential Student | Student Center Ballroom
If you will be living on campus, this is your session! Learn about life in the halls and discuss common issues and resources available to you.


All Students

3:55-4:15 p.m. GET INVOLVED| University Hall 7th Floor
This is your time to learn about major events, activities, and involvement opportunities you won’t want to miss with the Center for Student Involvement.

4:15-4:20 p.m. EXPERIENCE MONTCLAIR | University Hall 7th Floor
Get an overview of Experience Montclair and the impact it can have on your student experience.

4:20-4:30 p.m. CLOSING AND NEXT STEPS | University Hall 7th Floor
Let’s wrap up the day and talk next steps! We also ask for any and all feedback you would like to provide the Orientation Team.

4:30-5 p.m. ENGAGE! WITH YOUR ORIENTATION LEADER | Student Center Ballroom
Wrap up your Orientation Experience with fun, activities, and free giveaways! Register your laptop or meet with different offices on campus!