Transfer Orientation

8:30 AM     Check-in & BreakfastKupfrian Hall lobby

Check in, chat with some peer leaders, and enjoy a continental breakfast before the welcome session. Be sure to register for this program at least a week in advance so that you can easily check in for the program. 

 

9:00 AM     Welcome Session, Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall 

The program begins with an official welcome from the New Student Orientation team. This session will help you understand the program schedule format and available services for the day.

 

9:20 AM     Transfer Resource PanelJim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall 

Representatives from Admissions, Registrar, Advising Success Center, and Placement Testing, fellow students, and transfer student alumni will discuss their recommendations for a smooth transition process and then will answer any general questions that you might have.

Click here for more resources about transferring to NJIT. 

 

9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (except 12 -1 PM)

Student Photo IDsLaurel Hall Annex

Those who have registered for one or more courses, can obtain their student ID photo throughout the day.

10:00 AM    Breakout Session I

 

NSO Campus Tour, Kupfrian Hall Lobby

For those who have already received academic advisement, our peer leaders will provide you with a personal tour of the campus. Feel free to ask to visit any specific locations, such as classrooms or campus hangouts. 

 

Computing at NJIT, Tiernan Lecture Hall I

Much of being a student at NJIT requires computing access to various platforms, systems, networks, and software. Get the overview on how to utilize all of these in this useful session. This session will also be offered again later in the day.

Click here for the New Student Computing Guide.

 

Academic Advisement, Various Locations

If you did not already receive academic advisement prior to orientation, this will be an opportunity to learn more about the curriculum and expectations for your major.  Peer leaders will take you to your respective adviser in the following locations:

  • Applied Physics: Tiernan 463
  • Biochemistry/Chemistry/Environmental Science: Tiernan 151 
  • Biology: Central King Building 303 
  • Biomedical Engineering: Fenster Hall 624
  • Business: Central Avenue Building, 3rd floor 
  • Chemical Engineering: Tiernan 373
  • Civil Engineering: Colton 416 
  • Communication & Media/Science, Technology, & Culture: Cullimore 432 
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering: ECEC 100
  • Engineering Technology (All): GITC 2100 
  • Engineering Science: Fenster 260 
  • History/Law, Technology, and Culture: Cullimore 331 
  • Industrial Engineering: MEC 212  
  • Mathematical Sciences: Cullimore 606 
  • Mechanical Engineering: MEC 221
  • Undeclared - College of Science & Liberal Arts: Fenster 260
  • Ying Wu College of Computing (all majors): Tiernan Lecture Hall I

 

11:00 AM    Academic Success for Transfer StudentsJim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall 

The Peer Advisor Liaisons (PALs) from the Center for Student Success will share important information from a student perspective that will help you make the transition to NJIT.

Click here for more information for admitted transfer students. 

 

 

11:30 AM   Breakout Session II

 

Career Development Opportunities, Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall 

Learn about how you can receive resume tips and how to obtain internships/co-ops through Career Development Services and dozens of resources to boost your career prospects! Then hear from students who have had real-life internship and undergraduate research experience.

Click here for more on Career Development Services

 

Benefits for Active-Duty Military, Veterans, & DependentsCampus Center Tech Café 

Active-duty military, veterans, and military dependents can learn about all of the benefits they receive as an NJIT student. 

Click here for more about Military & Veteran Services

      

NSO Campus Tour, Kupfrian Hall Lobby

Our peer leaders will provide you with a personal tour of the campus. Feel free to ask to visit any specific locations, such as classrooms or campus hangouts. 

 

12:00 PM   Breakout Session III

 

Lunch,   Kupfrian Hall Lobby

Lunch will be available in the Campus Center Atrium. Pick up a bite to eat and attend one of the sessions or take a break in the Campus Center.

 

Student Meet & Greet, Lower Green

Want to meet more students? Get a chance to meet fellow incoming students through a speed meeting activity. A facilitator will provide some structured questions for you to discuss with one person for a minute, then you will rotate to a new person and get a new question. 

 

Keeping Safe on Campus Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall

Officers from the Department of Public Safety will share with you tips for keeping safe on and off campus, as well as many resources dedicated to your safety.

Click here for more on Public Safety

 

 

12:30 PM    Breakout Session IV 

 

Lunch (continued),  Kupfrian Hall Lobby

Lunch will be available in the Campus Center Atrium. Pick up a bite to eat and attend one of the sessions or take a break in the Campus Center.

 

Student Meet & Greet, Lower Green

Want to meet more students? Get a chance to meet fellow incoming students through a speed meeting activity. A facilitator will provide some structured questions for you to discuss with one person for a minute, then you will rotate to a new person and get a new question. 

 

Living Your Best Highlander Life: Getting Involved at NJIT Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall

From student clubs, to student government, program committees, and special events, the Office of Student Life will discuss the many ways you can get involved as an NJIT Highlander.

Click here for more about the Office of Student Life

   

1:00 PM    Breakout Session V

 

Life as a Campus Commuter, Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall

Commuters will learn about the services and opportunities for them, and will learn what its like to be an NJIT commuter. 

Click here for more on Commuter Assistance & Resource Services

 

Life as a Campus Resident, Tiernan Lecture Hall I

Are you living on campus this semester? This session discusses the resources, programs, policies, and services offered to residents here at NJIT. 

Click here for more on Residence Life

 

1:30 PM    Breakout Session VI

 

Money Matters: Financial Aid & Bursar Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall

Representatives from Financial Aid Services and the Bursar’s Office will discuss how you can pay for your education.

Click here for Financial Aid Services

Click here for the Bursar's Office

 

Computing at NJIT,  Central King Building (CKB), CKB 116

Much of being a student at NJIT requires computing access to various platforms, systems, networks, and software. Get the overview on how to utilize all of these in this useful session. This session will also be offered again later in the day.

Click here for the New Student Computing Guide.

      

NSO Campus Tour,  Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall

 

Our peer leaders will provide you with a personal tour of the campus. Feel free to ask to visit any specific locations, such as classrooms or campus hangouts. 

2:00 - 4:00 PM   Credit Evaluation & Course Registration Assistance 

 

Credit EvaluationCentral King Building (CKB), Ground Floor Lounges

If you have courses that still require evaluation after sending in your transcripts, there will be faculty and advisers from various departments who will be available to assist you. Have your supporting documents ready (course description, unofficial transcript, course syllabus). 

 

Note:  Concrete Industrial Management students must meet Dr. Mahgoub at his office in GITC 2511 for credit evaluation.The following departments will NOT be available at credit evaluation on-site: 

Chemistry, College of Architecture & Design, Theatre Arts & Technology.  Please reach out to these departments separately to have your courses evaluated; a list of credit evaluators can be found at njit.edu/advising/creditevaluation.

 

Course Registration Assistance, Central King Building, Central King Building (CKB G12)

Ready to register for courses? You can register for classes here and get support from our expert NSO peer leader team!

 

Campus Tours,  Jim Wise Theater, Kupfrian Hall

A peer leader will give you a personal tour of the NJIT campus at the following times: 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:30 PM.

Meet at the NSO sign at the front of the Central King Building ground floor.