Emergency workers arrived on the scene at 3:17am and attempted to carry her out of the tower on a stretcher, however the building's narrow stairway made it impossible to manoeuvre her.
The New York Police Department said Sydney went to the campus clock tower with her friends at around 3am on Sunday to get a view of the skyline.
The school said Monfries will get receive her bachelor's degree posthumously.
Access to the tower is restricted, a university spokeswoman told the Times.
University bosses are now investigating to find out how the group gained access to the tower.
Students confirmed it has become "a rite of passage" to climb the clock tower, touch the bell and take pictures before they graduate from the university.
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St Etienne have 53 points, three behind third-placed Olympique Lyonnais, who occupy the final Champions League qualifying spot. Magalhaes and Fonte sealed an emphatic win for Lille with a header each in the 72nd and 84th minutes, respectively.
McShane invited the Fordham community to a mass for Monfries at 7 p.m.in the University Church. However, a senior, Anne, who declined to give her last name, said that "the doors aren't always locked". She fell 40 feet through the inside of the tower and struck her head on the ground.
He said Ms Monfries and her friends left the establishment an hour or two before it closed at 4am.
Sydney Paige Monfries, 22, from Portland, Oregon, fell from a bell tower as she attempted to take photos of the NY skyline.
The budding journalist, who was due to graduate next month, had completed a string of internships at a news network, InStyle magazine and a public relations company.
USA media reported emergency services struggled to rescue gravely injured Ms Monfries from the building after they realised it wasn't possible to carry her via stretcher down the staircase.
The student was taken to a local Bronx hospital in serious condition, according to NBC. "Theirs is an unimaginable loss, and we share their grief".
Il est capable de transporter des charges pouvant aller jusqu'à 250 tonnes, soit jusqu'à trois fusées selon ses concepteurs. Il a atteint une vitesse de 304 km/h - 189 miles par heure - et une altitude de 17.000 pieds, soit 5.182 mètres.
"Invitée du Grand Jury RTL, Le Figaro, LCI ce dimanche, Marine Le Pen a vanté les bonnes décisions, selon elle, de Matteo Salvini , le patron de l'extrême droite italienne, et ministre italien de l'Intérieur".
The Blazers - who made 12 of 20 shots from the field, 7 of 10 from 3-point range - took a 39-25 advantage into the second quarter. With Kanter's play through three quarters and Lillard's play in crunch time , it proved to be too much for the Thunder to handle.
Fiji though, showed their class just minutes later, with Josua Vakurunabili leveling the scores with just three minutes gone. South Africa scored 20 unanswered second half points to deny Fiji back to back titles at the Singapore Sevens.
Martin sur lesquels s'appuie Le trône de fer , ont ouvert aux aficionados un univers d'une richesse quasiment illimitée. Les fans suisses découvriront, en même temps que les Américains, le premier épisode de la saison huit.
Usman Khawaja and Shaun Marsh have been included in the squad, which is a reward for their good form in the recent games. Mitchell Starc, who has not featured in any of Australia's last 13 ODIs, will lead their pace attack.
The women will be represented by Oregon's Sabrina Ionescu , Louisville's Asia Durr and Iowa's Megan Gustafson. All of the award namesakes were on hand to present their trophies except Cousy, who is 90.
Ainsi, Damien Gaudin et Adrien Petit seront les deux chefs de file de l'équipe Direct Energie , dimanche, dans Paris-Roubaix. Principale victime, Terpstra est resté quelques minutes au sol, visiblement inconscient, avant de bouger les jambes.
In 2014, she was among a group of hostages moved by IS only hours before a raid by USA special forces that aimed to free them. It's been revealed Louisa Akavi, who was taken by Isis had her identity hidden in fear she would be killed by her captors.
Des sessions d'information ont lieu ce samedi jusqu'à 20 heures sur 18 stands thématiques du village d'activitésplace de la République à Paris.
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I think people assuming that it's very current and wondering why I am not talking about it. that's a lot of expectation. She appreciated the fact that that now women are courageous enough to come out and speak about their ordeal.
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Stacey Dooley breaks silence over Kevin Clifton scandal
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