Graduate Student Affairs

Graduate Student Orientation 

Congratulations on your decision to attend Stevens! It is our priority to ensure that you transition smoothly into life on campus. 


All new graduate students, both international and domestic, full- and part-time, are required to attend Graduate Student Orientation. International students do not need to register or RSVP. 


At Orientation all students will check-in with Graduate Admissions, submit their health forms, get their Stevens ID, meet with their academic adviser, register for classes, and learn about the Stevens Community and how to be successful here. International students will also checking in with International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) and attend a mandatory presentation about visa compliance.


August 18th: Ph.D. Orientation
August 19th to August 20th: International Student Graduate Orientation
August 20th: Domestic Student Orientation


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. 



Presentations for the Fall 2015 orientation can be found here



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