Orientation Activities

We use the phrase "Orientation Over Time" to describe our approach to welcoming new students to our community. We see orientation as a series of activities and resources designed to prepare you for the beginning of your first term at Wagner and to help you get the best possible start to your graduate school journey.

Some of the early activities take place online, but the most intensive mandatory ones take place in New York during the three weeks before the first day of class.

Mandatory, in-person activities will be conducted from August 13-August 31, 2020 for Fall 2020.

Orientation Over Time

Wagner 101

The Student Services team presents mandatory, in-person sessions just prior to the start of the term. This session orients you to important policies, procedures, and resources at NYU Wagner and the University.

Specific dates available May 1, 2020.

International Student Orientation

The International Student Orientation is mandatory for all students on an F-1 or J-1 visa and covers resources available at the University and NYU Wagner, immigration regulations, as well as advice from your fellow students.

Specific date available May 1, 2020.

New Student Retreat for MPA (PNP and Health) and MUP Students

The New Student Retreat—required for all incoming masters students—is our signature orientation event. 

Specific date available May 1, 2020.

New Student Retreat for EMPA Students

The EMPA New Student Retreat—required for all incoming EMPA students—is our signature orientation event. 

Specific date available May 1, 2020.