NYU Tandon Summer Series
Kick off your summer with special opportunities for first-year students!
You’re making an exciting and important decision about your future, and we’re thrilled to offer myriad ways to get ahead on your journey this summer. These opportunities are available exclusively to first-year undergraduate students who have accepted their place at Tandon; join us for our events to learn more about Tandon and earn prizes before you get to campus!
Paving your Own Path at Tandon
Before you get to Tandon, you'll have the opportunity to learn from the various offices that you'll interact with once you arrive! This summer we have curated an interactive event that will help you navigate how to stay engaged on campus, learn more about potential career opportunities and financial resources, as well as get an inside look at the MakerSpace; all before starting classes!
Join us for a presentation of the NYU Tandon MakerSpace, a cutting edge prototyping lab open to all NYU students. The staff will introduce the space, showing off all of the machines available like the 3D printers and laser cutters, talk about other resources like weekly workshops and machine training, and answer questions during a Q&A session at the end.
Money Talk: Financial Basics for Life at College
Join the office of Undergraduate Enrollment Management to learn some financial and budgeting basics and resources that you can use during your time at NYU Tandon. We'll do a quick overview of financial aid and basic info you'll need to remember during your college journey and discuss budgeting while on campus, student discounts, dorm meal ideas, and more! You can enjoy college while managing your finances — join this session to learn how!
Jumpstart Your Career with Tandon Career Hub
One of the benefits of NYU Tandon is the ability to tap into the powerful NYU network via the NYU Tandon Career Hub, and access specialized tech, science, and engineering opportunities. Attend this session to learn how the Tandon Career Hub can support your individual journey to career success! Learn about the myriad ways to hone your skills, cultivate new ones, and explore your professional interests at Tandon and beyond.
(Mind) Mapping Your Tandon Journey
Join the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement to learn about all the incredible opportunities waiting for you at NYU Tandon — from research to student clubs, service opportunities to project-based learning! In this interactive workshop, we will help new students identify their passions and translate those passions into tangible goals that will support them in making the most of their time at NYU. If you are excited about getting involved at NYU and want to know where to start, this session is for you!
Summer Series Raffle
Incoming students who attend any portion of the Summer Series presentation will be entered into a raffle for some cool prizes — prizes will be announced shortly so stay tuned!
Academic Prep Series: Ready, Set, Learn
Academic Skills Workshops
This August, you can build or strengthen vital skills that can help you excel in the independent learning environment that makes college both invigorating and challenging. Our team of first-year advisors are gearing up to host a series of interactive workshops; take a look below at some of the topics that were covered last year. RSVP for the sessions here!
You’ve heard high school is different from college, and you have some ideas of what to expect. But do you know how your high school study habits might translate to the college environment? This pre-recorded workshop will help you to gain insight into what kind of learner you are, and how you can apply this knowledge to begin figuring out which study techniques work best for you.
Thursday, August 3rd - Pre-Recorded Session will be posted on Brightspace
Set yourself up for success by learning how to organize your time! During this session, the first-advisors will discuss the differences between high school and college, and the strategies you may need to use to adjust your time management techniques accordingly. The goal is to make sure you’re able to balance your studies, while enjoying your college experience!
Tuesday, August 8th at 10AM - Zoom link
Core motivation is the driving force behind your behavior and decision-making. During this workshop, the first-year advisors will discuss the various motivational styles and ways to help you gain a better understanding of what motivates you.
Thursday, August 10th at 10AM - Zoom link
Now that you have learned about the expectations of a college student, and you have gained some insight on how you manage your time as well as what motivates you, find out how you can synthesize this information within the context of the study cycle. Join us to learn how to set yourself up for success starting with your first day of class to your final exam.
Tuesday, August 15th at 10AM - Zoom link