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The Conference Center at Montclair State University

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1 Normal Ave
University Hall, 7th Floor

Montclair, New Jersey 07043

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Event Types Welcomed

Adult Social Event | Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Party | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:1000
Meeting
Rooms:30
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  • University Hall Conference CenterUniversity Hall Conference Center
  • View of the Manhattan Skyline from the Ballroom and BoardroomView of the Manhattan Skyline from the Ballroom and Boardroom
  • The President's Dining Room is the perfect location for Board MeetingThe President's Dining Room is the perfect location for Board Meeting
  • The President's Dining Room set for a Dinner MeetingThe President's Dining Room set for a Dinner Meeting
  • The University Hall Conference Center Ballroom set for a lectureThe University Hall Conference Center Ballroom set for a lecture
  • The Conference Center Ballroom set with a podium and stageThe Conference Center Ballroom set with a podium and stage
  • The Conference Center Ballroom can be configured into breakout roomsThe Conference Center Ballroom can be configured into breakout rooms
  • Drop-Down Screens and LCD Projectors are Included in our Rental FeesDrop-Down Screens and LCD Projectors are Included in our Rental Fees
  • The Conference Center can host your formal event with seating for 500 peopleThe Conference Center can host your formal event with seating for 500 people
  • The staff will with work with you to make every detail of your event memorable.The staff will with work with you to make every detail of your event memorable.
  • University Musicians set the mood at a Conference Center eventUniversity Musicians set the mood at a Conference Center event
  • The Conference Center ballroom set for a more casual eventThe Conference Center ballroom set for a more casual event
  • A Fine Dining Option available through the Catering DepartmentA Fine Dining Option available through the Catering Department
  • Hire our food trucks to drive up to your eventHire our food trucks to drive up to your event
  • 100 and 200 seat Lectures Hall are ideal for Breakouts100 and 200 seat Lectures Hall are ideal for Breakouts
  • Campus Residence Halls offer Convenient Lodging for Summer ConferencesCampus Residence Halls offer Convenient Lodging for Summer Conferences
  • On Campus Housing is in modern suite or traditional style dormitoriesOn Campus Housing is in modern suite or traditional style dormitories
  • Visit a museum, cheer on the baseball team or unwind at the rec centerVisit a museum, cheer on the baseball team or unwind at the rec center
  • largest space on campus and can accommodate up to 1,000 peoplelargest space on campus and can accommodate up to 1,000 people
  • The Kasser Theater is a 500 seat state-of-the-art event spaceThe Kasser Theater is a 500 seat state-of-the-art event space
  • The Atmosphere on Campus will Energize your next MeetingThe Atmosphere on Campus will Energize your next Meeting
  • View of College Hall at Dusk from the BallroomView of College Hall at Dusk from the Ballroom
  • The Conference Center is conveniently accessed by train from ManhattanThe Conference Center is conveniently accessed by train from Manhattan
  • Call Us to Book Your Next Event! 973-655-3431Call Us to Book Your Next Event! 973-655-3431

About

About The Conference Center at Montclair State University

Montclair State University’s beautiful, suburban campus is located in Montclair, NJ. The conference center is only 15 miles from the vibrancy of New York City, making it an ideal location for your New Jersey meeting, seminar or special event. Set on the seventh floor of University Hall, The Conference Center offers up to 6300 square feet of space with a panoramic view of the Manhattan skyline. The center’s flexible North Jersey meeting and event spaces can accommodate up to 500 guests or be arranged for more intimate gatherings. Please contact the Conference Center staff directly at 973-655-3391 to book your next Montclair, NJ event.

A feature in The New York Times about the versatility of our North Jersey event space:

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/09/18/business/corporate-events-on-campus.html?_r=1


 
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

New York - 14 miles

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Newark Liberty International - 15 minutes


Taxi | Bus | Metro | Train

CATERING
At Montclair State University, a full menu is available through our catering department. Customize your menu to meet any budget or taste.


Must Use In-House CateringYES
Cultural CateringYES
Venue Hosted Alcohol PermittedYES



AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

1000 Attendees


30 Spaces

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Theatre Style 1000 | Classroom Style 200

TECHNOLOGY
High-speed Wireless Internet; LCD, Video and Document Projectors; Lapel Microphones; Audio Conferencing; Wireless Microphones; Video Conferencing with Pan, Tilt and Zoom remote cameras and DVD recording ability.

Yes


Projector ScreenLCD Projectors

RENTAL POLICIES
Alcohol ConsumptionYES

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

Nearby Hotel(s)|Suite/Apt Style|Residence Halls

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Accommodations

Accommodations

Accommodation Types
| Residence Halls | Suite/Apartment Style

Summer guests are housed in Residence Halls. Montclair State University is home to 22 residence halls, capable of housing 5,200 individuals. Halls range from traditional facilities to suites and apartments.
Important Note: While most of our facilities are ADA compliant, please arrange for accessible housing prior to arrival.

 

Traditional Housing
• In traditional residence halls, bedrooms are situated along a hall and share common floor bathroom facilities.
• Most traditional housing is not air-conditioned.
• Traditional halls have recreation rooms and common floor lounges.
• Our traditional hall is available is Bohn Hall.
Suite-Style Housing
• Suite units have a combination of single and double rooms sharing a common bathroom.
• Most suites are air-conditioned.
• Suites house 2-8 people.
• Our suite-style halls are Freeman Hall, Russ Hall, Sinatra Hall, The Heights, and Blanton Hall.

Apartment-Style Housing
• Apartments have a combination of single and double rooms sharing common bathroom and living space as well as fully-functioning kitchens (microwaves are not included).
• All apartments are air-conditioned.
• Apartments house 4 people.
• Apartments are located on Clove Road and are Hawk Crossings and The Village Apartments.
What to Expect in Your Room When You Arrive
• Each bedroom is equipped with a twin extra-long bed, wardrobe, desk, and chair for each participant assigned to the room.
• Standard linen service is an option for a fee. (Sorry, we don't make beds.) We provide 1 pillow, 1 pillowcase, 1 flat sheet, 1 fitted sheet and 1 bed pad, 1 blanket, and 1 face towel, 1 hand towel, and 1 full body towel (There are free laundry facilities in every residence hall to wash bedding and towels).
• Daily housekeeping service is not provided. (Rooms are cleaned prior to a group's arrival.) Common areas (bathrooms, lounges) in traditional halls are cleaned daily.

Laundry Facilities
Every residence hall has a laundry room with washing machines and dryers available at no charge.

Service Desk
Each residence hall that has summer guests has a service desk operating from 8 am to 10 pm. At the service desk, our friendly staff help guests:

o Check in and check out.
o Obtain general information about campus.
o Pick up and return room keys/access cards.
o Pick up parking passes.
o Report maintenance and other inconveniences.
o Provide free wireless log in information.

• Phone numbers for each primary service desk can obtained during check-in.
 


A/C This accommodation has A/C
| Nearby Hotels
Dozens of hotels are within 15 minutes of campus. Some offer shuttle service to and from the Conference Center. Call us for more details! 973-655-3431

Amenities + Unique Experiences

AMENITIES

Amenities
ADA Accessible
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
A/V Tech Staff
Fitness Center
Fitness Center
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors


Event Spaces

Meeting and Event Spaces

Max Capacities
1000
Overall
200
Classroom
Style


Meeting + Event Spaces
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President's Board/Dining Room
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President's Board/Dining Room

Presidential Board Room with a view of New York City and built-in AV equipment. Technology available in the dining room includes: wireless internet, LCD projection, audio and video conferencing.
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Conference Center Ballroom

The ballroom can be configured to handle groups from 500 to more intimate events.
| 1,000 SQ FT
Each breakout room has built-in AV technology

The lobby can be used for registration or an intimate cocktail space with panoramic views of the area.
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University Hall Large Lecture Hall

Six 100-seat lecture halls and one 200-seat lecture hall. Built-in AV and SMART technology.

30 state-of-the art classrooms, all with built-in AV technology.

The largest space on campus accommodates up to 1,000 people.

Kasser Theater hosts world class events throughout the year and accommodates up to 500 people.

Additional ballroom and breakout space is available at our student center, just across the street from University Hall.

Food + Beverage

Food + Beverage

Availability
YES
YES
YES


Catering
At Montclair State University, a full menu is available through our catering department. Customize your menu to meet any budget or taste.
Dining Options
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The Red Hawk Diner

The Conference Center is the ideal location to host your catered breakfast, lunch or dinner. There are a variety of choices within walking distance on campus. Including the Red Hawk Diner, an authentic 50's style 120 seat diner next to the Conference Center.
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Upper Montclair

Arguably the top dining city in the entire state of New Jersey, Montclair offers an incredible variety of the finest cuisine around. With over 25 Zagat-Rated restaurants, you're sure to find an ideal location for your lunch or dinner if you decide to venture off campus.

Location

Location + Transportation

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Nearby Airport
Newark Liberty International - 15 minutes
Nearby Cities
New York - 14 miles
Transportation + Parking
Taxi
Bus
Metro
Train

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions

Nearby Attractions
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14 miles from NYC with an on campus train direct link into Penn Station.
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500 seat theatre for concerts featuring internationally renowed professionals.
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Home of the NJ Jackals minor league baseball team
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2 NHL size ice rinks open year round for public use
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A well know haven for artists and top notch restaurants and shopping.
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Eagle Rock Reservation is 408 acres of hills, streams, and valleys with an extensive trail system located in Montclair, NJ.

Services

Services

Services

From the moment you contact the Conference Center at Montclair State University you'll be working with dedicated planners for your room setup, audio visual and catering needs. On the day of the event we have an Audio Visual Technician on site and a Manager to oversee all aspects of your meeting or special event. Contact us directly to book your next event! 973-655-3391

Technology

Technology

Equipment Available On-Site
Projector Screen
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
LCD Projectors

Description
High-speed Wireless Internet; LCD, Video and Document Projectors; Lapel Microphones; Audio Conferencing; Wireless Microphones; Video Conferencing with Pan, Tilt and Zoom remote cameras and DVD recording ability.
Technology

Complimentary in the conference center for all attendees.

Projectors drop down form the ceiling for a clean, professional look.






Testimonials

Testimonials


"The Conference Center staff at Montclair State University is Professional with a capital P! They pay attention to every detail, large and small, and they aim to please. Events are stressful, but working with them, I feel as if I have partners."

"This was certainly the most complicated Town Hall I have ever held, and I am very happy that is was held at Montclair State University...Because of your efforts and the efforts of your colleagues, the event was a great success." - Congressman Bill Pascrell

"The Conference Center at Montclair State University was a perfect venue for our Administrative Retreat held in August, 2006. Our staff indicated that this was the best retreat we have ever had! The Conference Center staff were extremely courteous, attended to every detail, and responded to requests for assistance quickly."

"In over three decades at Montclair State University, I have never experienced such great service. A class act from catering to the AV technology. The Conference Center made our national conference a resounding success."

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