Graduate Student Orientation and Advisement


Congratulations on your decision to attend Stevens! It is our priority to ensure that you transition smoothly into life on campus. Orientation for the Fall 2018 semester is scheduled for: 

Date to be announced at a later timeSchool of Business and School of Systems & Enterprises. Please register here

Date to be announced at a later timeCharles V. Schaefer School of Engineering & Science and the College of Arts and Letters. Please register here

Date to be announced at a later time - Evening Orientation (**This is intended for students who work full time and/or have previously attended university in the United States. This is open to all incoming graduate students regardless of graduate program of study.) Please register for evening orientation here. 

 

Who?

All new graduate students, both international and domestic, are encouraged to attend Graduate Student Orientation.  

 

What?

During orientation week, students will hear more about the Stevens community, submit health forms, get a Stevens ID, meet for academic advisement, register for classes, and learn how to be a successful graduate student. International students must also check in with International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) to attend a mandatory presentation about visa compliance.  Optional workshops are held on the days following orientation on topics such as American classroom culture, the US banking system, and finding housing in the local area.

 

When?

Date to be announced at a later timeSchool of Business and School of Systems & Enterprises

Tuesday, August 21, 2018Charles V. Schaefer School of Engineering & Science and the College of Arts and Letters

Date to be announced at a later time - Evening Orientation (**This is intended for students who work full time and have previous experience with the American university. This is open to all incoming graduate students regardless of graduate program of study.)

**For students who are unable to attend their respective above scheduled orientation date, please note that a late orientation date will be scheduled early on in the semester.**

Details regarding the schedule and logistics will be provided closer to the date.

What Else?

An online orientation module will be made available to you via email. Full details of how to access the online orientation module will be emailed to you soon! 

There will also be a number of workshops available. Please check back soon to see the list of workshops below.

 

Note for International and Out of State Students

International students should plan to arrive in the Hoboken, NJ area at least 2 days prior to orientation in order to adjust to the time difference and recover from jet lag. Stevens offers an airport pick up service as well as temporary housing option for new incoming graduate students who are traveling from outside of New Jersey or outside of the United States. Advanced registration is required for these services. 

 

Mandatory International Student Check-In
Date to be announced at a later time
https://www.stevens.edu/directory/international-student-and-scholar-services/newly-admitted-international-students
Please contact ISSS with questions about this orientation.

 

 

Questions?

Contact the Office of Graduate Student Affairs via email at graduatelife@stevens.edu or by calling 201-216-5633.