Center for Environmental & Life Sciences
  • Montclair State University

    30 Normal Avenue

    Montclair, NJ 07043

 
Red Hawk Parking Deck

Taking the main entrance on Valley Road leads to the parking deck.

The MAIN entrance to Montclair State University is located directly across the street from 30 Normal Avenue, Montclair, NJ, USA 07043, one mile south of the junction of Routes 3 and 46.

Please note, when using online (such as Google Maps) or GPS mapping systems, use 30 Normal Avenue, Montclair.



Campus Parking

After entering the University’s main entrance off of Normal Avenue, proceed to the Red Hawk Parking Deck. Exit the Red Hawk Deck on Level 5 and follow the well-marked walkway to the Center for Environmental & Life Sciences (CELS) Building. After entering the building, go to the 1st floor lecture room.



Important Tips:
  1. Once you have exited onto Valley Rd. from Rtes. 3/46, do not enter the first entrance to campus along Valley Rd. Continue on Valley until you reach a traffic light which is Normal Avenue. Turn right and then take the first right turn which is the main entrance to campus. Follow that entrance road until you see the Red Hawk Deck on your right.
  2. Regardless of where you park in the Red Hawk Parking Deck, please proceed to 5th floor, exit through the back (or north-facing) door and follow the walkway to the Center for Environmental & Life Sciences (CELS) Building.
Directions to Campus by Car
  • Route 46 (East): Approaching Rte. 3 intersection stay to the right. Take the exit that is marked: Valley Road Montclair/Paterson. At Stop sign (bottom of exit ramp) make a right turn onto Valley Road heading south. Do not enter the first entrance to campus along Valley Rd., but simply continue on Valley Road to first traffic light (1mile). Make a right turn at light onto Normal Avenue. The main entrance to the campus is on the right.
  • Route 46 (West): Take the 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. Do not enter the first entrance to campus along Valley Rd., but simply continue on Valley Road to first traffic light (1mile). Make a right turn at light onto Normal Avenue. The main entrance to the campus is on the right.
  • 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. Do not enter the first entrance to campus along Valley Rd., but continue driving on Valley Road to first traffic light (1mile). Make a right turn at light onto Normal Avenue. The main entrance to the campus is on the right.
  • Garden State Parkway North: Exit 153B (left lane) to Route 3 West (follow above directions for Route 3 West.)
  • Garden State Parkway South: Exit 154 to Route 46 West. Follow directions for Route 46 West.
  • New Jersey Turnpike: 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.)
  • Lincoln Tunnel: Follow to Route 3 West. Follow directions for Route 3 West.
  • George Washington Bridge: Route 80 West to Garden State Parkway south. Follow Garden State Parkway South directions.
How to get to Campus Using NJ Transit Train Service

The Montclair State University 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 body of 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.



Train service from your location to the Montclair train stations