Allen Minaya hanging out on the third floor of the Student Center.

Returning Student

Returning Student Housing for 2020-2021


This information applies to current Montclair State University students who wish to reside in housing for the 2020 – 2021 academic year.

If you are currently a commuter student and you wish to request housing for the 2020 – 2021 academic year, please follow the steps outlined below:

Pay a $300.00 non-refundable housing application fee. The payment of this fee serves to indicate your interest in residing in campus housing.

  • If paying by check, payment should be made out to “Montclair State University” (please write “Spring 2020 Housing Application Fee” in the memo portion of the check) and submit to:
    • Montclair State University
      Red Hawk Central
      Attn: Cashier’s Office
      1 Normal Ave
      Montclair, NJ 07043
  • Credit Card payments may only be made through your NEST account and NOT at the Student Accounts/Cashier Office.

Complete your online application in the Residential Management System (RMS). This application will allow you to sign your Housing License and Dining Agreement and complete your lifestyle and room preferences. Once completed, you will be added to our waitlist and you will be placed into a space once available.Our goal is to house every applicant.