First Year Experience | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

First Year Experience

You have made an excellent choice to attend the NYU Tandon School of Engineering.

Our first year experience programs are here to support you as you transition into university life here in Brooklyn!

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New Student Resources

There are many departments, officers, programs, and initiatives here at Tandon and across NYU that exist to help you thrive inside and outside the classroom. We have compiled information in one central place to help you access all these opportunities quickly and easily. Check out the first year resource folder for information on:

  • Academic Misconduct at NYU
  • Bern Dibner Library
  • Brooklyn Student Services & Resources
  • BS/MS Program Guidelines
  • Center for Student Life
  • Global Spiritual Life
  • LGBTQ+ Center
  • NYU Abu Dhabi
  • NYU Athletics
  • NYU Bookstore
  • NYU Skirball Center
  • Polytechnic Tutoring Center
  • Procedures for Excused Absences
  • Procedures for Leaves of Absence
  • Safety at NYU
  • Student Health Center
  • Study Abroad at Tandon
  • Tandon Summer Research Program
  • TRIO Scholars Program
  • Wasserman Center for Career Development
  • Women at Tandon

First Year Resources Folder

Want to learn more about these opportunities in person? Check out LAUNCH - info below!



Attention NEW students! Welcome Week just ended, classes are beginning, and it feels like all the information you learned during Orientation just went over your head. Well, don’t worry – that’s where LAUNCH comes in! The purpose of LAUNCH is to prepare our first-year and transfer student communities to successfully launch their Tandon journey. The program spans the crucial first six weeks of the semester and is setup to be drop-in style, so you can come to one program or all 12!

LAUNCH sessions are one-hour on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30-1:30pm in the MakerSpace Foyer (Rogers Hall, 1st Floor) and are open to ALL NEW STUDENTS - undergraduate and graduate students are welcome. Stop by for a few minutes or spend the hour getting to know more about Tandon - snacks, giveaways, and activities included!

Tuesday 9/3: Get Involved at Tandon - learn more about some of the leadership opportunities available to you at NYU Tandon before Club Fest!

Thursday 9/5: Be a Tandon VIP - come meet the Tandon Vetrically Integrated Project (VIP) teams that provide a multi-year, integrated approach to learning that emphasize project-based, interdisciplinary, research-active education.

Tuesday 9/10: Beyond the Classroom - find out more about how to get support for your academic goals, including tutoring, study away, honors, and more!

Thursday 9/12: Belonging at NYU - be a part of fostering a more inclusive, aware and socially just community here at Tandon!

Tuesday 9/17: #bornanywhere - you don't have to be born in Brooklyn to succeed here. If you are an international student, this is the day for you! 

Thursday 9/19: #madeinBrooklyn - meet some of the NYU resources unique to Brooklyn that all students can take advantage of. 

Tuesday 9/24: Career Development - we know you are here to find a job, so learn more about the resources to help you land the right one!

Thursday 9/26: Health and Wellness - taking care of your classwork is not enough! NYU is here to make sure your total person - mind, body, and soul - stays sharp!

Tuesday 10/1: Violets Vote - voting is an important civic duty so, we are providing important tools to make sure you are ready for the voting booth.

Thursday 10/3: Tandon Gives Back - NYU has endless opportunities to get involved and give back to our surrounding communities here in NYC or even abroad!

Tuesday 10/8: The (STEM) Future is Female - believe it or not, women are still underrepresented in STEM. Come learn how you can be an ally and advocate for your women-identified classmates.

Tuesday 10/10: Best of Brooklyn - the Brooklyn Tech Triangle has some of the best that NYC has to offer. Come down and meet some of our neighbors!