Zoomed in photo of The Torch Bearers Sculpture - a cast aluminum sculpture depicting a man on the ground passing a torch to a man on a horse

New Ph.D. Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 30, 2023 | 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM (ET)

Bissinger Room, Wesley J. Howe Center

Thank you for joining the Fall 2023 Doctoral Orientation. We look forward to welcoming you to Stevens and introducing you to the faculty, staff, and administrators that will guide you through your doctoral journey. Below you will find the Pre-Orientation Webinars and the Welcome Week Schedule for the event, a video showcasing our beautiful campus, and resources you can refer to throughout your first semester.

The upward trajectory of Stevens over the last 10 years is nothing short of remarkable. With this foundation in place, the sky’s the limit.
Dr. Nariman Farvardin President

Pre-Orientation Webinars Schedule

Session Title

Session Description

Date and Time


Introduction to Graduate Student Life

Join the Graduate Student Life team to learn more about the graduate student experience at Stevens, including ways to get involved, connect with supporting resources, and make the most of your experience at Stevens!

August 10, 2023 10:00 AM

Please register here

Using the Library Wherever You Are in Fall 2023

Whether you're on campus or logging in from home, the Samuel C. Williams Library is here for you. The Library's quiet study space and research resources are available to Stevens students throughout the year. Librarian Vicky Ludas Orlofsky will provide an introduction to the Library's staff, services and collections as well as how to best make use of the building in the fall semester.

August 15, 2023 11:30 AM

Please register here


Stevens Student Health Insurance

This workshop provides an introduction and overview of the Stevens Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP). Join to learn more about coverage, cost, and access.

August 16, 2023 10:00 AM

Please register here

Welcome Week Schedule



Lunch Cruise

August 26, 2023

Shopping Trip (Woodbury Commons)

August 28, 2023

Movie in Tech Flex

August 30, 2023

Involvement Fair

September 5, 2023

Kayaking The Hudson

Tickets purchased and time scheduled individually

One World Observatory

September 11, 2023

Welcome Back BBQ (For all students)

September 14, 2023

*Please note that the Welcome Week Schedule is subject to change. Detailed information regarding the event and registration link can be found in the Guidebook App. 

Arrival Resources

Review the below resources to help ease your transition