Congratulations on your decision to attend Stevens Institute of Technology!

It is our priority to ensure that you transition smoothly into life as a Stevens student. Below is information about orientation activities for each type of master’s student.

Orientation Sessions and Activities

Full-Time On-Campus Students

All new full-time on-campus master’s students are expected to attend New Master’s Student Orientation scheduled for Thursday, January 16, 2020 from 8:30 am until approximately 2:30 pm. Orientation will take place in the Howe Center on the 4th floor.  

On the day of orientation, please arrive between 8:30am and 9:15 a.m. so you can check in before the program begins. 

Part-Time On-Campus Students

New part-time on-campus master’s students are invited to attend an optional Evening Orientation & Reception scheduled for Wednesday, January 15, 2020 from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm with a networking reception to follow. Part-time students are also asked to complete online orientation modules that are available through the Online Orientation Canvas course. 

Online Students

Online students do not need to attend the on-campus program and have two orientation opportunities: Welcome Orientation hosted by the course instructor via their course website and the Online Orientation module provided by Webcampus. 

Late Orientation

If you are unable to attend Orientation, contact Graduate Student Life directly at [email protected] for additional information. All materials presented at Orientation will be made available to you online via Canvas.  

Welcome Week 

During the week of January 21, there will be a number of additional workshops and activities for new master’s students. All Welcome Week activities are free and open to all new master’s students. 

Visit Us in Person

Students who wish to contact the Office of Graduate Admissions, the Office of Graduate Academics & Student Success or Graduate Student Life may do so by visiting in person on the 11th floor of the Wesley J. Howe Center during regular business hours (Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)


If you have questions about orientation, please email [email protected] or call 201.216.5633. 

International and Out-of-State Students

International students should plan to arrive in the Hoboken, New Jersey area at least two days before to orientation to adjust to the time difference and recover from jet lag. 

Stevens offers an airport pickup service as well as temporary housing options for new incoming graduate students who are traveling from outside of New Jersey or outside of the United States. Advance registration is required for these services. 

International students must attend Mandatory Immigration Check-in with International Student & Scholar Services on Wednesday, January 15. All incoming international students should have received an email directly from International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) with information about registering for an immigration reporting sessions. 

If you have questions about immigration reporting, please contact International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS).