NORMAL AVENUE, MONTCLAIR, NJ
Directions, Parking (Handicapped
New Jersey Turnpike (North or South)
Exit 16W to
Route 3 West. Follow direction for Route 3 West. (NOTE:
Motorists traveling on the Turnpike south of Exit 11 may exit
there to Garden State Parkway North to Route 3 West. Then
follow Route 3 West directions.) See below: “Once You Arrive on
Garden State Parkway-North
(left lane) to Route 3 West. Follow directions for Route 3 West.
See below: “Once You Arrive on Campus”
Garden State Parkway-South
Exit 154 to
Route 46 West. Follow directions for Route 46 West. See below:
“Once You Arrive on Campus”
Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair
Valley Road, 3.3 miles to Normal Avenue light, turn left. The
main entrance to the campus is on the right. See below: “Once
You Arrive on Campus”
Route 3 West. Follow directions for Route 3 West. See below:
“Once You Arrive on Campus”
George Washington Bridge
Route 80 West
to Garden State Parkway south. Follow Garden State Parkway South
directions. See below: “Once You Arrive on Campus”
Route 3 (West)
At the Route
46 junction, bear left to merge onto Route 46 west. Upon
merging, stay in the right lane. Take the first exit-Valley
Road/Montclair. Travelling the exit, stay to your right to turn
onto Valley Road south. Travel on Valley Road to first traffic
light (1 mile). Make a right turn at light onto Normal Avenue.
The main entrance to the campus is on the right. See below:
“Once You Arrive on Campus”
Route 46 (West)
Take exit for
Valley Road Montclair/Paterson. Stay to the right. At stop
sign turn right and move to the left lane to make an immediate
left into a U-turn section. Follow the U-turn section’s signs
to Montclair. At the U-turn’s stop sign make a right turn onto
Valley Road heading south. Travel on Valley Road to first
traffic light (1 mile). Make a right turn at light onto Normal
Avenue. The main entrance to the campus is on the right. See
below: “Once You Arrive on Campus”
Route 46 (East)
Rt. 3 intersection stay to the right. Take exit for Valley Road
Montclair/Paterson. At stop sign (bottom of exit ramp) make a
right turn onto Valley Road heading south.
Valley Road to first traffic light (1 mile). Make a right turn
at light onto Normal Avenue. The main entrance to the campus is
on the right. See below: “Once You Arrive on Campus”
***Once you Arrive on Campus***
turn onto Normal Avenue, turn right onto College Avenue. College
Avenue will bend to the left and you will see the Red Hawk Deck
parking garage on the right, after the bend, adjacent to the
Alexander Kasser Theater. After parking, exit the garage from
the Fifth Floor onto the walking path that leads directly to
University Hall, The College of Education and Human Services (It
is a Spanish Mission Style building; it is also the largest
building on campus). Go through the lobby and take the
elevators at the North end of the building to the Conference
Center on the seventh floor.
PARKING FOR HANDICAPPED PERSONS
GO TO RED HAWK PARKING DECK
directions above in “Once You Arrive On Campus” to the Red Hawk
Deck, using handicapped accessible spaces and elevators,
EXCEPT, you will exit the garage from the Second
Floor and police will use the shuttle service
to bring you to University Hall.
THOSE WHO ARE DROPPING OFF HANDICAPPED PERSONS
From Normal Avenue turn right onto College Avenue(main entrance
to college). College Avenue will bend to the left(parking
garage will be on your right). Continue past the garage and
make a right at the bottom of the hill onto Carlisle Road(police
station will be on your left). Then continue .4 miles and bear
right up the hill onto Webster Road. University Hall
will be the large building on your right and you can drop off
the person at the front entrance. That person can go through
the lobby to the north end of the building and take the
elevators to the hearing on the 7th floor.
NOTE: You cannot use the handicapped spots
adjacent to UNIVERSITY HALL because they are
for Montclair permit holders only!! Police
will guide you to parking in the Red Hawk Deck.
MSU campus is
located right next to two train stations. The Montclair Heights
train station, located at the south end of campus, is just a few
steps away from the main bodyof the campus. The Montclair State
University train station, located at the northwest end of
campus, has a campus shuttle service to the main campus area.
The Montclair-Boonton line does make stops at both stations.
a listing of available train service from your location to the
Montclair train stations go to:
NJTransit's Train Station (Station to Station) Web service
- For a PDF of the
Montclair-Boonton (MidTown Direct) Line Schedule.
NJ Transit Service information for student discount passes.
MIDTOWN DIRECT- Montclair service operates
between Montclair Heights Station and Penn Station New York from
early morning until late evening, Monday through Friday. Peak
period service will also run to and from Hoboken Heights and
Newark Broad Street stations, plus you can use either MIDTOWN
DIRECT-Montclair or Hoboken-bound trains to reach Newark Broad
Street Station. Call 1-973-275-5555 or visit
http://www.njtransit.com for complete NJTransit information
New York City (by bus): DeCamp Bus No.
66 leaves from the Port Authority Bus Terminal and drops you off
on campus near College Hall. If the bus is not going all the way
to campus, get off at Mt. Hebron and Valley roads, turn right
(north) on Valley, and walk one block to the Normal Avenue
traffic light, then turn left to campus entrance.
For a detailed schedule
NJ Transit Bus No. 28 originates at Macy's, Washington and Hill
streets, and terminates its run on campus.
Paterson: NJ Transit Bus No. 705
travels from Main Street and Broadway in Paterson. Or, NJ
Transit Bus No. 72 originates at Broadway Terminal, Paterson,
and goes to Broad Street, Bloomfield. Change to No. 28 at
The Oranges: Take One Bus Co. No. 44
to Main and Day streets in Orange. Connect to NJ Transit Bus No.
92 to Glenwood and Bloomfield avenues. Change to NJ Transit Bus
Passaic: NJ Transit Bus No. 705
originates at Main Street and Passaic Avenue in Passaic and
travels through Clifton to Montclair State University.
Wayne: NJ Transit Bus 705 originates
at Willowbrook Mall and ends its run on campus.
NJ Transit Service information
* Information available
from New Jersey Transit at 1-973-275-5555.