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Student Communications

The Department of Student Communications was established in 2014 to implement a unified communication strategy and procedure for internal communication with our Montclair State students. Student Communications collaborates and coordinates with academic and administrative offices to bridge communication gaps, produce effective messaging, establish processes and improve the students’ engagement, connection to support services and community pride.

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Red Hawk News

The Red Hawk News (RHN) is an e-newsletter sent directly to your Montclair State email. It’s filled with exciting and important information you’ll want and need to know. We will send you reminders and deadlines, info about campus events, where to get free food and t-shirts, career opportunities, emergency alerts and so much more.

Learn More about Red Hawk News

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Red Hawk Life

Student life at its finest. Follow us on Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube to get a daily dose of news, events and campus pride! From What’s that Wednesdays to Red Hawk Pride Fridays, student story takeovers, trivia and your favorite campus views, there is something for everyone. We even hold various contests, so stay in the loop!

Check Us Out!

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Rocky the Red Hawk

Our office oversees Montclair State’s mascot, Rocky the Red Hawk, and Team Rocky! Team Rocky consists of approximately 20 dedicated Montclair State undergraduate and graduate student volunteers and campus leaders. Our main goal is to spread Red Hawk Pride, encourage involvement and put a smile on your face. You will see Rocky roaming around campus in his golf cart and when you do, take a picture!

Learn More about Rocky

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Red Hawks of Montclair State

Created by and ran by students, Red Hawks of Montclair State (RHOMS) is an Instagram that profiles students, faculty, staff and alumni of our Montclair State University community. Student photographers take your photo, get your “blurb” and feature you on this very popular page. Your story matters and we want to hear it. You can also email us at

Connect With RHOMS

Hawk Squad

The Hawk Squad is a school-spirited student leadership team that attempts to connect all students, faculty and staff together. Through social media they promote all student organizations, clubs and leadership opportunities. From events to traditions, the Hawk Squad will find ways to promote, market and build attendance!

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Pride Patrol

The Pride Patrol is a group of students who roam around campus and find those wearing another school’s logo! We are all about Red Hawk Pride, and if we find you in “violation” we give you a free t-shirt to rep Montclair State.

Watch the Pride Patrol in Action

Rocky on the Street

A popular YouTube series, Rocky and the student host run around the campus of Montclair and ask random questions. We guarantee it will make you laugh!

Watch the Rocky on the Street