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Accepted Transfer Student Checklist

Congratulations! You’ve been accepted to Bloomfield College of Montclair State University! If you have any questions about the enrollment process, please email

Step 1
File your FAFSA: Our FAFSA Code is 002597

  • Spring 2024 students: if you have not already done so, please be sure to complete this as soon as possible so you can receive your financial aid package.
  • Fall 2024 students: you will be able to file the FAFSA starting December 2023 at
Step 2
Let Us Know You’re Committing

To reserve your place at Bloomfield College of Montclair State University, submit your new student enrollment deposit online by December 15th for Spring and May 1st for Fall. If you are planning to live on campus, you may also submit your housing deposit at this time. The new student deposit and housing deposit are non-refundable. On-campus housing is guaranteed for students who have paid their housing deposit by May 1. Housing is available on a first-come, first-serve basis for those who pay their housing deposit after May 1.

Step 3
Complete Your Housing Survey (resident students only)

Students who pay their housing deposit should complete the housing survey. We ask that you fill out this survey to best assist us in matching you with your first year roommate!

If you have any questions about housing in the future please feel free to contact the Office of Residential Education & Housing at 973-748-9000 ext. 1247 or via email at

Step 4
Check Your Bloomfield Email Account

You will receive an email with the subject “Your BC Account: How to Access” to your personal email account which contains your initial username and password to access various online services here at Bloomfield. If you are having trouble locating that email message, be sure to check the Spam/Junk folder of your personal email account used on your Bloomfield application. If you still cannot locate the message, please contact the IT Help Desk via for further assistance.

Step 5
Schedule an Advising Appointment

Once you have paid your deposit, you are eligible to be enrolled in courses for your first semester! We begin registering transfer students in December for Spring and May for Fall. You should schedule to meet with an Academic Advisor, virtually or in person, in order to plan and register for classes. To schedule an appointment please contact the Center for Academic Advisor and Career Education at or call 973-748-9000 ext. 1250.

Step 6
Review your Class Schedule

Your first semester schedule can be found at and following these steps:

  • Go to the box named “Student Planning”
  • Find box #2 and click “Go to Plan & Schedule”
  • From either the “Schedule” or “Timeline” tabs, navigate to the upcoming semester to view your current class schedule.
Step 7
Submit Mandatory Immunization Requirements

The New Jersey “College Immunization Law” requires all new students to provide valid proof of immunization against Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR), Hepatitis B, and Meningococcal Disease. Compliance with these regulations is monitored by Bloomfield College. These required vaccines are commonly given in childhood, check with your medical provider or your high school for proof of vaccination.

View Immunization Requirements

All immunization documentation should be submitted using MyHealthPortal. You will have access to this portal after you have claimed your NetID and replaced your one-time use password with a new personal password.

NetIDs are now available for admitted Bloomfield College students, please follow the instructions to claim your NetID.

Step 8
Make Payment Arrangements

You will need to make sure you are financially cleared to move-in and to start classes for the spring semester. Contact Student Financial Services by calling 973-748-9000 option 3 or by emailing to make sure you are ready to go! In addition to paying your balance in full, Bloomfield College is excited to offer a payment plan system with Cash Net to pay your semester charges. The payment plan offers functionality such as access to student account information in real-time, online management of accounts including payment plan adjustments and payment preferences of direct debit from a checking or savings (ACH) account, or credit card payments. Visit Financial Aid to learn more about the payment plan. Students should meet with an Office of Student Financial Services counselor if financial aid documents are missing or have questions pertaining to their award package.

Financial clearance will be given to students who complete one of the following options:

  • Pay their balance due in full, or
  • Set up an approved payment plan using Cash Net Payment Plan Portal, or
  • Receive enough financial aid to cover their entire bill (the Office of Student Financial Services will make this determination)
Step 9
Submit Your Final Transcripts

Your final official high school transcripts (including graduation date), official AP and CLEP score reports from College Board, dual-enrollment or other early college program transcripts, must be sent to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions so you can have those credits added to your degree evaluation if applicable. Official transcripts and scores come to us directly from the originating institution (not from the student) either through the mail or electronically.

Your degree progress and first semester schedule may be impacted if all final and official transcripts are not received by before the start of your first semester of enrollment.

Please submit hard-copy transcripts to:
Montclair State University
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
1 Normal Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043

Please submit electronic transcripts to:

Questions about this step? Contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 973-748-9000 option 2 or email for assistance.

Step 10
Attend New Student Orientation

Fall 2024 New Student Orientation: Friday, August 30, 2024 at 11:30 a.m.
Visit New Student Orientation for more information.

Please Note: An orientation session is also scheduled for Parents/Families on Thursday, August 29, 2024.

Student ID Card: You will obtain your Bloomfield College Student ID at Orientation!

To be eligible to receive your Student ID, please bring an official form of a photo ID. If you do not have an official photo ID, please bring two forms of official documentation (i.e. birth certificate, insurance card, debit card, etc.).

Step 11
Go to Class!
  • Fall 2024: First day of classes is Wednesday, September 4, 2024