The orientation program for new Ph.D. students is designed to prepare incoming doctoral students for success at Stevens. Throughout the one-day program, participants will learn what it means to be a doctoral student at Stevens, be introduced to the many programs, services, and resources that exist to support doctoral students, and make connections with faculty, staff, and other students. 

Date/Time & Location

New Ph.D. Student Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 26, 10 am – 3:30 pm ET in the Bissinger Room, Howe Center - 4th floor. All new doctoral students are expected to attend orientation. If students are not able to attend the orientation in person, please use this Zoom link (https://stevens.zoom.us/j/93567622015) to watch the live streaming of the orientation. 


Registration

Students will receive an email invitation, along with a link to register for orientation by Monday, August 9. Students should complete their registration form by Monday, August 16. 


Schedule

A detailed schedule can be found here.


Doctoral Student Pre-Orientation

In the days before New Ph.D. Student Orientation, there will be virtual and in-person events and activities for new doctoral students. These programs are designed to help new doctoral students connect with their peers, prepare for their new role, and learn about the support that Stevens offers.

Event Date Time Delivery Mode Location Registration Link
Next Steps for Assistantship & Fellowship Recipients  Thursday, August 5 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM  Virtual Zoom
(https://stevens.zoom.us/j/93883744312)
Click here to register 
Graduate Student Life: Resources & Services  Monday, August 9 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  Virtual Zoom Click here to register
Meet the Writing & Communications Center Monday, August 9 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM Virtual Zoom Click here to register
Cultural Connections Tuesday, August 10 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Virtual Zoom Click here to register
Using the Library Wherever You Are in Fall 2021 Friday, August 13 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Virtual Zoom Click here to register
Introduction to CAPS Wednesday, August 18 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Virtual Zoom Click here to register
Cultural Connections Thursday, August 19 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM Virtual Zoom Click here to register
Holistic Health & Wellness for Doctoral Students Wednesday, August 25 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Virtual Zoom 
(https://stevens.zoom.us/j/91540665457)
Click here to register

Doctoral Student Pre-Orientation programs are free and open to all new doctoral students.

Doctoral Student Welcome Week

In the days after New Ph.D. Student Orientation, there will be virtual and in-person events and activities for new doctoral students. These programs are designed to help new doctoral students connect with their peers, prepare for their new role, and learn about the support that Stevens offers.

Event Date Time Delivery Mode Location Registration Link
Virtual Graduate Student Involvement Fair Friday, August 27 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM  Virtual Zoom Click here to register 
Shopping Excursion to Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets Saturday, August 28 08:45 AM - 06:00 PM In-person Woodbury Commons Premium Outlets Click here to register
Lucky Bamboo Planting Monday, August 30 12:30 PM - 03:30 PM In-person Babbio Center - West Patio Click here to register
Movie Under the stars - F9: The Fast Saga Wednesday, September 1 08:00 PM - 11:45 pm In-person Palmer Lawn Click here to register
Welcome Picnic Thursday, September 2 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM In-person Walker Lawn Click here to register
Friends Kahoot! Virtual Game Night Thursday, September 2 TBD Virtual Zoom TBD
Graduate Student Involvement Fair Friday, September 3 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM In-person Babbio East Patio Click here to register
Hornblower Cruise Lunch Cruise Saturday, September 4 12:00 PM - 02:00 PM In-person Weehawken TBD
Time Management Skills for Doctoral Students Wednesday, September 8 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM In-person TBD Click here to register 
Game Night with Doctoral Student Peer Mentors Friday, September 10 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM In-person Gateway North, Room 204 Click here to register 

Doctoral Student Welcome Week programs are free and open to all new doctoral students.