All charges (including but not limited to tuition, on-campus housing, meal plan, and fees) are payable by the due date on your tuition bill available on NEST. Please note that semester bills are NOT mailed. All billing information can be viewed online on the University's NEST system at https://www.montclair.edu/nest.New charges not previously noted on your initial bill and assessed after the processing of your bill are due and payable when assessed. These charges will also be accessible on NEST as noted above.
Payment at Cashier’s Window
Personal check, certified check and money order payments are the only forms of payments accepted at the Cashier Window. Payment must include the student's CWID number to ensure credit to the student's account. Post-dated checks (checks with future dates) cannot be accepted. The Cashier’s Window is located in College Hall, 2nd Floor.
Mail Payment by Check or Money Order
Checks and money orders must be in U.S. dollars, drawn on a U.S. bank and must be made payable to the "Montclair State University." Payment must include the student's CWID number to ensure credit to the student's account. Post-dated checks (checks with future dates) cannot be accepted.
Mail payments to:
Montclair State University
Red Hawk Central
Attn: Cashier’s Office
Montclair, NJ 07043
TouchNet is a web-based, real time service that will provide online, self-service access to the students account, billing history, and allows you to make payment using your Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express cards (processing fee applies) or via an electronic payment from a checking or saving accounts (complimentary). TouchNet is available to you via NEST.
Free on-line checking/savings account payments are accepted through the NEST. Students must sign on to NEST to process payment. Once payment is processed, a confirmation email will be sent to the student's email address. The student's account will then be immediately updated with the payment. Please note a minimum balance of $0.75 is required in order to process online e-check payments.
Web Credit Card Payments: Montclair State University only accepts credit card tuition payments online. Students must sign on to the NEST to process payment. Once payment is processed, a confirmation email will be sent to the student's email address. The student's account will then be immediately updated with the payment. Please note a non-refundable convenience fee will be added to the amount charged by our credit card servicer. The convenience fee is 2.75% of your payment, with a minimum fee of $3.00 per transaction.
Wire Transfer of Funds
Wire transfer of funds for payment on a student's account at the Montclair State University may be processed through any full service bank in your area. The student's name, identification number, and social security number are required in order to credit funds properly to the student's account.
Please direct the transfer to:
Bank of America
441 Bloomfield Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042
Routing Number (ABA): 026009593
For credit to:
Account Name: Montclair State University
Address: 1 Normal Avenue, Montclair NJ 07043
Account Number: 381027822553
BOFAUS3N (For wire transfers within the U.S.)
BOFAUS6S (For international wire transfers)
All returned/rejected check (e-check) payments due to incorrect information (i.e.; invalid account number, banks inability to locate account due to invalid routing/account number, non-sufficient funds, stop payments, etc.) will be will be assessed a $60.00 return check. Your initial payment will be reversed and holds will placed on the student account.
A subsequent payment must be made immediately by cash, certified check or credit card to avoid an interruption in your studies. Should payment not be made, you will be subject to Canvas deactivation, late fees, holds and deregistration. If you are deregistered from your classes, you will not be permitted to re-enroll for that specific semester.
Montclair State University reserves the right to deny accepting a check payment from a student that has numerous returned/rejected checks.