Graduate Student Affairs

Graduate Student Orientation 


Did you miss Orientation? 

Join us for Late Orientation on Friday, August 22 at 10:00 am in Babbio 122

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

Who?

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

What?

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.

When?

Orientation will take place on August 12, 13, & 14. All sessions are full-day, but exact arrival times for each group are listed below. This information will be communicated to students via email in early August. 

Tuesday, August 12: Ph.D. Student Orientation 

  • International Ph.D. Students: Check in at 8:00 am on the 5th floor of the Wesley J. Howe Center
  • Domestic Ph.D. Students: Check in at 10:30 am at the Edwin A. Stevens Building 

Wednesday, August 13: International Student Arrival Day (International Master's students only)

  • International Master Students: Check in from 8:00-9:00 am at the Charles V. Schaefer Athletic Center 

Thursday, August 14: New Graduate Student Orientation (International & Domestic Master's students)

  • Domestic Master Students: Check in at 9:00 am at the Edwin A. Stevens Building 
  • International Master Students: Return to Charles V. Schaefer Athletic Center at 10:30 am

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. 

Questions?

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

The presentations that were given during Graduate Student Orientation will be available here on August 15.