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Jul 25 2014

NSF Awards Grant to NYIT Professor for Workshop on Gaming and Therapy

Jul 25 2014

Arkansas Higher Education Board Certifies New NYIT Medical School Site in Jonesboro

Jul 17 2014

Medical Students Transition from Classroom to Clinic

Jul 15 2014

NYIT Awards Research Grants

Jul 15 2014

NYIT’s M.S. in Instructional Technology Approved in Abu Dhabi

Aug 04 2014

B.S./D.O. Enrollment Day

Aug 05 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Aug 05 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 1!

Aug 06 2014

NYIT Transfer Student Orientation Day 2!

Aug 12 2014

Graduate Tuesdays

Orientation

Orientation

Summer 2014 New Student Orientation

Congratulations and welcome to New York Institute of Technology (NYIT)! We are delighted that you have decided to become a part of NYIT. Student Orientation is a mandatory program for all new students and it is designed to smooth your transition to the university.

During Orientation you will:

  • Explore campus and learn about valuable resources available to ensure your success at NYIT
  • Learn about campus life and activities
  • Participate in social events
  • Tour campus and become more familiar with the campus
  • Meet other students and begin building relationships with the NYIT community
  • Workshops to help you be successful at NYIT

Seating is limited, so please reserve your seat early. You may register by selecting the link below for your campus.

Orientation sessions are specific to each of our campuses. If you will attend classes in Manhattan, you must attend Orientation at the Manhattan campus. If you will attend classes in Old Westbury, you must attend Orientation at the Old Westbury campus.
 

Old Westbury Campus

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Old Westbury Campus Orientation

Orientation for Old Westbury Campus

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Orientation Dates for the Old Westbury campus

Summer New Student Orientation Dates: (Salten Hall) 

  • Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - Thursday, July 17, 2014(New Student Orientation)
  • Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Thursday, July 24, 2014 (New Student Orientation)
  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - Thursday, July 31, 2014 (New Student Orientation)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 - Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 (New Student Orientation)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 - Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014 (Transfer Transition)

Please note that the Orientation sessions listed above are all overnight experiences. Overnight accommodations are for NYIT students only. There are many local hotels in the area for guests who need overnight accommodations.

  • Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 - Saturday Aug. 30, 2014 (New Student Residential Orientation)

Contact

For any questions or concerns regarding Orientation, please email orientationow@nyit.edu or call 516.686.7635.

Save the Dates for All NYIT New Students!

  • Saturday, Aug. 30 - Sunday, Aug. 31: New Student Residential Move-in
  • Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 - Presidential and Academic Welcome Day
    *This is a mandatory event for all First Year Students

International Student Orientation - Old Westbury Campus »

International Student Orientation - Old Westbury

Monday, Aug. 25 - Friday, Aug. 29: International Student Welcome Week ***International Students are required to attend sessions each day of this week***

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  • Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 - International Residential Move-in Day
  • Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 - SEVIS Registration/Exams/Class Registration; Graduate Student Advisement
  • Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 - SEVIS Registration/Exams/Class Registration;Graduate Student Advisement
  • Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 - Off Campus Program
  • Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 - Undergraduate Institutional Orientation/Graduate Orientation (Afternoon)

Contact

For any questions or concerns regarding Orientation, please email orientationow@nyit.edu or call 516.686.7635.

Save the Dates for All NYIT New Students!

  • Saturday, Aug. 30 - Sunday, Aug. 31: New Student Residential Move-in
  • Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 - Presidential and Academic Welcome Day
    *This is a mandatory event for all First Year Students

 

Manhattan Campus

Orientation for Manhattan Campus - Dates and Registration »

Manhattan Campus Orientation

Manhattan orientation

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Orientation Dates for Manhattan Campus

Summer 2014 Orientation Schedule

Summer New Student Orientation Dates: (1871 Broadway, NYIT Auditorium on Broadway) Orientation registration will begin promptly at 12:00pm.

  • Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - Wednesday, July 16, 2014 (New Student Orientation)
  • Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Wednesday, July 23, 2014 (New Student Orientation)
  • Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 - Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2014 (Transfer Transition)

Please note, the Orientation sessions listed above are all overnight experiences. Overnight accommodations are for NYIT students only. There are many local hotels for guests who need overnight accommodations.

Contact

For any questions or concerns regarding Orientation, please email orientationma@nyit.edu or call 646.273.6200.

Save the Dates for All NYIT New Students!

  • Saturday, Aug. 30 - Sunday, Aug. 31: New Student Residential Move-in
  • Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 - Presidential and Academic Welcome Day
    *This is a mandatory event for all First Year Students
  • Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 - Presidential and Academic Welcome Day dinner Cruise

International Student Orientation - Manhattan Campus »

International Student Orientation - Manhattan Campus

International Student Orientation - Manhattan Campus

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International Check-in: Thursday, Aug. 21, Friday, Aug. 22, and Monday Aug. 25

Monday, Aug. 25 - Friday, Aug. 29: International Student Welcome Week

  • Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 - International Residential Move-in Day
  • Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 - Graduate International Orientation (Surname/Family name letters A-M)
  • Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014 - Undergraduate International Orientation
  • Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 - Graduate International Orientation (Surname/Family name letters N-Z)

Contact

For any questions or concerns regarding Orientation, please email orientationma@nyit.edu or call 646.273.6200.

 

 

Save the Dates for All NYIT New Students!

  • Saturday, Aug. 30 - Sunday, Aug. 31: New Student Residential Move-in
  • Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 - Presidential and Academic Welcome Day
    *This is a mandatory event for all First Year Students
  • Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 - Presidential and Academic Welcome Day dinner Cruise

 

 

Veteran Students

Veterans joining NYIT are welcome to come to New Student Orientations on both the Old Westbury and Manhattan campuses.

 

 

First Year Experience

First Year Experience Mentor Program

Your first year of college is an exciting time of experience full of new people, schedules, locations, opportunities, a whole new way of life. Sometimes you’ll want a friendly face to help you find your way. NYIT’s First Year Experience (FYE) connects every student with an FYE mentor who serves as a resource and guide on all things NYIT. They know the ropes and will help you get settled and get help when you need it. FYE mentors also plan activities during the semester that are academic, social, and help the community.

 

 

Getting Involved

Transition to College

Coming to college can sometimes be a difficult transition - new schedule, new friends, more responsibility, and maybe even a new place to live. With all the changes there is bound to be more stress. Are you sleeping enough? Eating enough? Staying out too late? Finding enough time to get all your work done and have a social life? Are you feeling lonely? Stressed out? Sad? We are here to help.

Counseling services are confidential and free for all enrolled students. We have offices on both campuses staffed with licensed professional counselors. You are always welcome to stop by. Find more information and a full description of counseling services online or by calling Manhattan at 212.261.1770 or Old Westbury at 516.686.7976.