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What’s Happening This Summer?!

Campus is Still Open: Outdoor Adventure Trips, Orientation, Red Bulls II…more!

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Even though the semester is over, the campus is still open throughout the summer! So if you are here to take Summer Sessions classes (it’s not too late to sign up!) or want to get involved in the activities, check out what’s happening below!

Extended Hours

Beginning Monday, June 3 through Thursday, August 15, all administrative offices on campus will have extended summer hours.

  • Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday-Sunday: Closed

Exception: The week of July 1-5 the administrative offices will be open 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., except for Thursday, July 4, when the University will be closed for the Independence Day holiday.

University administrative offices return to normal operating schedule (Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.) on Monday, August 19.

What’s Open?

As always, we urge you to find out what’s open on campus, all year round through What’s Open! Although some hours have changed, and some offices have closed for the summer, there are still plenty of dining options on campus, administrative offices, the Student Recreation Center and Drop In Center are open, plus so much more! Check It Out.


Sweet Treats!

That familiar music will be calling you, once again, to satisfy your sweet tooth when Mister Softee returns to campus!

The delicious treats from Mister Softee will be available for purchase on campus Wednesdays between 1-2:30 p.m., next to the Red Hawk Diner, now through Wednesday, August 14, 2019.

All Mister Softee products will be available for purchase. Cash, Red Hawk Dollars and credit cards accepted.

Brought to you by Montclair State University Dining Services. Happy Summer!


Get Involved This Summer!

  • Community Garden
    The Community Garden is heading into their second growing season! They are not accepting any more volunteers, as space has filled up, but we recommend walking by and checking it out. You can find it located in the fence outside Science Hall behind the Student Center.
  • Future Teachers of Color Conference
    On Tuesday, June 4, the Center of Pedagogy at Montclair State University will host a Future Teacher of Color Conference for college and high school students who are interested in becoming future educators. Read More about the Event.
  • Holocaust Education Workshop
    This workshop on Friday, June 21, offers hands-on instruction on how to teach about the Holocaust in meaningful ways. Participants will gain access to primary source material and participate in engaging lessons. Montclair State students interested in social justice, teaching and human rights are especially encouraged to attend. Learn More about the workshop.
  • Let’s Talk
    Beginning Wednesday, May 22 through Wednesday, August 28, Let’s Talk will be available weekly on Wednesdays for walk-ins in the Student Center, Room 423, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Stop by if you need to talk, about anything! No appointment needed, free, and confidential!
  • NJ Jackals
    Check out a minor league baseball game at our very own Yogi Berra Stadium! Their home opener takes place on Friday, May 24, 7:05 p.m. vs the Aigles. It’s a great way to spend a summer afternoon or evening. View Schedule & Get Tickets!
  • Pride 2019
    The LGBTQ Center at Montclair State University will be participating in TWO Pride events this summer! We will be marching in NJ’s 28th Annual LGBTQ Pride Celebration in Asbury Park, NJ, Sunday June 2, 2019 and the 2019 NYC WorldPride | Stonewall 50 March in New York City, Sunday, June 30, 2019! This year is super special with the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising and the 10th Anniversary of the LGBTQ Center at Montclair State University! Participants will receive a free t-shirt to march in North Jersey Pride! Join Us!
  • Outdoor Adventure Trips
    Do you want to try something new this summer? Do you love the outdoors? Join Campus Recreation for some summer adventure! There will be camping, hiking, river tubing, paddle boarding, archery and more. Most trips are only $10.00 for students! We hope to see you out and about this summer. Get the Facts & Sign Up Today!
  • Orientations
    If you are on campus this summer you might bump into our newest Red Hawks! Members of the Class of ‘23 will be participating in their Overnight Orientation on campus, throughout the summer. Say a big Red Hawk “Welcome!” when you see them! Learn More about Orientations!
  • Red Bulls II
    Don’t forget to join us all summer long and watch the Red Bulls II play their home games, right here on campus! The next home game is Friday, May 24 vs. North Carolina FC at 7 p.m. See Schedule & Get Tickets!
  • Tobacco Cessation Group
    Just because it’s summer doesn’t mean we aren’t here for you! The Office of Health Promotion will be holding a Tobacco Cessation Group the week of June 17 if you are looking for some support in your journey to quit or reduce your nicotine use. Sign Up Now, It’s Free! (students) Sign Up Now, It’s Free! (faculty/staff)
  • Vote in the June 4th Primary Election!
    Are you registered to vote on campus but moving home for the summer? Or maybe you haven’t registered yet but don’t know how? TurboVote can help! TurboVote is an application that makes voting easy. And if you need to get registered, update your voter registration or request an absentee ballot, TurboVote will get you all the forms and information you need, when you need them. We hope you use your voice!

Maybe we’ll see you on campus, but if not we hope you all have a great summer. See you all in September!