Students at Montclair State (SAMS) Junior Program Overview
Our juniors have a great opportunity to take part in our SAMS program - Students at Montclair State University. Qualified juniors have the chance to complement high school study with Montclair State University coursework. Through this pre-college program, qualified students earn transferable college credits, experience the rigors and expectations of college-level classes, learn alongside Montclair State University students and engage in courses taught by university professors on campus and online. Our SAMS students are required to take 3 classes and have the opportunity to take 4 classes, all at a discounted rate. These courses will weigh as AP courses on their high school transcript, and would be taken after the students' full day at CHS.
- Must have junior status
- Must have a GPA of 90 or above
- Must complete application(s)
- Will be responsible for their own transportation to Montclair State University
- Are required to take a minimum of 3 classes at MSU
- Will be responsible for the cost of tuition (provided at a reduced rate)Must abide by the Montclair State University's COVID vaccine protocol
Q: What courses can I take?
A: General Education courses that do not require a prerequisite. Click for Suggested Courses
Q: How will I get billed for my classes?
A: MSU Bursar's office will bill you for your portion of the tuition.
Q: How do I obtain an official transcript from Montclair State University?
A: The student will request a transcript through Montclair State University and request that it is sent to the school you are attending after graduating from CHS. Montclair State University Transcript Service
Q: Can I still partake in athletics and/or extracurricular activities?
A: Yes. Since you will be attending CHS, you will be able to schedule your classes at MSU around your schedule.
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