Anxious for back-to-school season to start? Can’t wait for campus life to begin? Check out our Pre-Orientation programs for early access and an even stronger start to your first-year at Stevens.

Your soft launch at Stevens.

    • These fun, three-day experiences take place just before Orientation and allow you to move in early, bond with some of your classmates, get comfortable on campus and explore exciting sides of New York and New Jersey ­­before the intensity of the school year gets underway. Choose from our unique programs that include a high ropes course in the Ramapo Mountains, a Broadway theatre package, indoor rock climbing, sightseeing in the Big Apple and a foodie walking tour of the boroughs.
    • Pre-Orientation takes place from Sunday, August 23 - Wednesday, August 26, 2020.
    • Cancellations: Please note that any cancellations occurring after Friday, July 17, 2020 are subject to full payment unless a doctor's note or other comparable documentation is provided that requires a full withdrawal from the program.
    • International Student Orientation takes place at the same time as our Pre-Orientation programs and therefore international students are unable to participate in Pre-Orientation.

Choose Your Experience!

City Life Experience

Discover what the Big Apple has to offer in this whistle-stop tour of the city that never sleeps. Take a guided tour through the various neighborhoods of New York City, visiting landmarks including Central Park, the Statue of Liberty, the 9/11 Memorial, and Rockefeller Center’s Top of the Rock. Price: 375.00

Flavors of New York

Experience the history and culture that make New York City and its surrounding boroughs famous by hitting the streets. Tour the world’s most diverse neighborhoods, such as Greenwich Village, Bushwick and Astoria to get a taste of their food, music, art, history and culture. Price: $375.00

Outdoor Leadership Challenge

The Great Outdoors is the perfect backdrop to practice teambuilding, build self-confidence, and develop leadership skills while making new friends. Through this experience, you will have the opportunity to participate in a low and high ropes challenge, explore the outdoors by hiking, canoeing, archery, and fishing altogether in the beautiful foothills of the Ramapo Mountains. Price: $375.00

Performing Arts Experience

Sample NYC’s bustling entertainment scene while learning about the performing arts at Stevens! Attend a Broadway shows, go behind-the-scenes at historic arts venues, and take part in workshops led by theater professionals. Then learn more about Stevens performing arts in workshops featuring acting, improvisation, music, dance and technical theater. No experience necessary. Price: $375.00

Health and Wellness Exploration

This dynamic experience takes advantage of the many opportunities to stay active around Hoboken and New York and help you maintain a sound mind and body while you’re at Stevens. Whether it’s kayaking on the Hudson, indoor rock climbing, taking a healthy eating and residence hall-friendly cooking workshop, or relaxing through mindful activities, this adventure will give you a broad spectrum of opportunities to meet new friends and stay well. Price: $295.00

Stevens Serves

There’s no better way to adjust to a new community than by lending a helping hand! This pre-orientation program will introduce first-year students to the Stevens campus and the surrounding area through community service. Students will have the opportunity to spend three days making connections with other incoming first-year students immersed in meaningful service projects for the local community. Price: $295.00