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Resources for Current Students

Montclair State University offers a full range of student services and resources to support you as you pursue your degree and career goals.

As an online Degree Completion student, you have access to a number of different resources and services.

Academic Advising

Your academic Success Coach will guide you through the transfer credit evaluation process and help you select your courses each semester.

To schedule an advising appointment, please contact us via email at, via phone at 973-655-7114 or by scheduling an appointment on Navigate.

Academic Support

Center for Academic Success and Tutoring (CAST)

The Center for Academic Success and Tutoring offers online tutoring appointments and workshops to provide additional support to help you succeed in your online courses.

Schedule a tutoring appointment on Navigate.

Center for Writing Excellence (CWE)

The Center for Writing Excellence can help you through all stages of the writing process, including assistance with properly citing your sources, drafting and editing. They also offer free online consultations, workshops and webinars.

University Libraries

The Library offers a number of different resources to support online learners, including electronic databases and book reserves, online services and research guides, and more.

Canvas Communities

Degree Completion Central

As a student in the Degree Completion Program, you will have full access to our online Canvas community, Degree Completion Central. Here, you’ll find important news, announcements and updates about the program, connect with fellow peers in the program, as well as faculty and staff, and learn more about what’s happening at the University.

To access Degree Completion Central, please log into Canvas using your NetID and password.

If you have trouble finding Degree Completion Central, or are looking to join, please contact us via email at

Online Student Center

The Online Student Center is a Canvas community for online students to learn more about other available learning and campus resources.

Technology Support

Microsoft Office

Students who are part of an online degree program are eligible to receive free Microsoft Office. All you will need to access your free download is your Montclair State email address.

Technical Support for Student Services

For technical support at any time during your studies, please contact the Information Technology Help Desk or visit their Student Services website.

Tips for Success for Online Students

What Comes Next?

There are a number of different “next step” options available to you upon completion of your undergraduate degree. Whether you are continuing or kickstarting your career or taking the next academic step toward Graduate School, we are here to support you every step of the way to help you determine what comes next after the Degree Completion Program.

Career Services

Career Services offers resources, tools, webinars and counseling for when you are ready to advance your career path.

As a University College student, your Career Advisor will be Adam Mayer, Director of Career and Academic Programming. To schedule an appointment with Adam, please call him directly at 973-655-7245 or contact him via email at

You can also request an appointment with Adam by signing into Hire a Red Hawk on NEST.

Graduate Programs and Certificates

The Graduate School offers a number of different graduate degree and certificate programs, including a selection of online programs.
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