The very top of the College Hall belltower sticking out among the trees.

What’s Next?

After Orientation

  • Check your Montclair State email account daily. This is the University’s primary way of communicating with you
  • Complete Part Two of Montclair State Orientation Experience, LEARN: How to Be a Red Hawk online orientation module (Link coming soon)
  • Review the Important Dates webpage often!
  • Log in to NEST to review information on billing, financial aid and room locations for your classes and class registration
  • Pay your University bills on time
  • Submit Advance Placement (AP) Test Scores and any transcripts to the Undergraduate Admissions Office
  • Contact your advisor for any questions or help you may need
  • Purchase books and be sure to save your receipts
  • Follow the social media accounts on campus that make most sense for you! We recommend the main Montclair State U page, Red Hawk Life and Red Hawks of Montclair State, to start.
  • Review the Student Guide often for helpful links throughout your four years and beyond
  • Join clubs and learn of fun events on campus at HawkSync!

Save the Dates

  • LEARN: How to Be a Red Hawk– complete by Sunday, September 1, 2019 (Link coming soon)
  • Labor Day (no classes) – Monday, September 2, 2019
  • ENGAGE: Red Hawk Day – Tuesday, September 3, 2019
  • First Day of Classes – Wednesday, September 4, 2019