New Graduate Student Orientation Schedule - Fall 2020 | NYU Tandon School of Engineering

New Graduate Student Orientation Schedule - Fall 2020



NGSO Schedule

Below you will find the schedule for New Graduate Student Orientation (NGSO). Over the course of the three days of orientation there are sessions that will provide you with information about ways to engage with NYU Tandon as well as sessions where you will hear from current faculty, students, staff, and alumni. As a reminder, you are required to attend one of the threes sessions of the Welcome to Graduate School at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering. Please note, the schedule is subject to change and we ask that you check back for any updates. You can also find updates on our Instagram and Facebook pages. 

Facebook: NYU Tandon Grad Life

Instagram: nyuengrgradlife

Questions about NGSO? Email nyuengrgradlife@nyu.edu 

*Please note, if you are an incoming student participating in the NYU Go Local program for NYU Shanghai, please make sure you familiarize yourself with the information on the NYU Shanghai Return to Campus page. 


Monday, August 24th 2020 (CUSP Students Only)

10:00am - CUSP New Student Orientation 
Zoom Link

2:00pm - “Using Data Responsibly” by Professor Julia Lane 
Zoom Link


Tuesday, August 25th 2020

9:00am - 10:00am - Graduate Admissions Document Submission Info Session
Still not sure what documents you need to submit to admissions? Then please join us for our event during orientation that explains all you need to know about submitting final transcripts and proof of degrees.
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10:00am - 11:00am - Welcome to Graduate School at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering
The Welcome session is an opportunity to learn more about the NYU Tandon School of Engineering including academic policies, student resources, and other important information. Note: This session is REQUIRED for all incoming graduate students. You only need to attend this session once. 
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1:30pm - 2:30pm - MakerSpace Virtual Tour: Getting Started in the MakerSpace
Meet the MakerSpace staff and learn about all of the machines, resources, and what you'll need to get started in September! 
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2:30pm - 3:00pm - Office of Global Services: Welcome for New International Graduate Tandon Students 
This session is an introduction of the Office of Global Services to all new international students beginning a Masters degree at NYU. Note: This session does not fulfill the OGS Orientation requirement. For more information on the OGS Orientation, visit the OGS Orientation webpage.
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3:00pm - 4:00pm - Resources with the Library
Learn more about the resources available through the Bern Dibner Library located at NYU Tandon! 
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4:00pm - 5:00pm - Getting to Know the Wasserman Center for Career Services
Learn about the services that are provided by the Wasserman Center for Career Services. 
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5:00pm - 6:00pm - Young Alumni Panel
The Office of Student Activities and Resource Center in collaboration with Tandon Alumni Relations invites you to join us for the Young Alumni Panel! The Young Alumni Panel is an opportunity during New Graduate Student Orientation for incoming students to hear from recent grads about their journey from Tandon to their careers post graduation! 
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Wednesday, August 26th 2020

10:00am - 11:00am - Tandon Career Services
Join Tandon Career Services to learn more about the office and how you can engage in their programs and services! 
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11:00am - 12:00pm - Center for Student Life: Graduate and International Student Life
Learn more about the Center for Student Life here at NYU and the Graduate and International Student programming offered!
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12:00pm - 1:00pm - Meet the Graduate Student Council
Join the Graduate Student Council for their NGSO welcome and learn about ways that you can get involved with the council and make things happen at Tandon! 
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1:00pm - 2:00pm - Welcome to Graduate School at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering
The Welcome session is an opportunity to learn more about the NYU Tandon School of Engineering including academic policies, student resources, and other important information. Note: This session is REQUIRED for all incoming graduate students. You only need to attend this session once.
Register Here

1:30pm-2:30pm - MakerSpace Virtual Tour: Getting Started in the MakerSpace
Meet the MakerSpace staff and learn about all of the machines, resources, and what you'll need to get started in September!  
Register Here 

3:00pm - 4:00pm - Navigating NYC with the Graduate Orientation Leaders
Join your Graduate Orientation Leaders as they talk to you about NYC and tips and tools for navigating your new home! 
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4:00pm - 5:00pm - We are here? Now what? A Conversation with your Graduate Orientation Leaders
Join your Graduate Orientation Leaders for a Q&A where they will discuss their Tandon journey.
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5:00pm - 6:15pm - Faculty Student Meet and Greet
Please register for your department only. Additional links coming soon! Please note, all departments may not be able to attend)

6:00pm - 7:00pm - Welcome to Graduate School at the NYU Tandon School of Engineering
The Welcome session is an opportunity to learn more about the NYU Tandon School of Engineering including academic policies, student resources, and other important information. Note: This session is REQUIRED for all incoming graduate students. You only need to attend this session once.
Register Here


Thursday, August 27th 2020

10:00am - 11:30am - Electrical and Computer Engineering Department Advising
Meet with ECE faculty for your advising session! 
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11:00am - 12:00pm - Student Life at the School of Engineering!
What do you need to know about how to get involved at Tandon? Thinking about how you will do that virtually? Join the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center and you Graduate Orientation Leaders for a session that will let you know about all things Tandon! 
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12:00pm - 1:00pm - Women in STEM Panel
Join current women identified faculty, staff, and students as they discuss their journey and career in STEM fields!
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1:00pm - 2:30pm - Computer Science Engineering Department Advising
Join the CSE department during their NGSO advising session! 
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1:00pm - 2:00pm -Safety in the City with NYU Public Safety
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2:00pm - 3:30pm - Finance and Risk Engineering Department Advising
Join the FRE department during their NGSO advising session! 
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3:00pm - 4:00pm - Student Life at the School of Engineering!
What do you need to know about how to get involved at Tandon? Thinking about how you will do that virtually? Join the Office of Student Activities and Resource Center and you Graduate Orientation Leaders for a session that will let you know about all things Tandon! 
Register Here


NGSO - Graduate Orientation Leader - Help Desk

If you have questions throughout NGSO there is a space for new students to come to and speak with our Graduate Orientation Leaders. Your GOLs are current students who are here to help answer questions and connect you will departments and staff that can best answer your questions. 

There will be 3 GOL Help Desk sessions each day of NGSO (August 25th - August 27th)

August 25th, 2020

11am-12pm - Join Here

2pm-3pm - Join Here

5pm-6pm - Join Here

August 26th, 2020

10am-11am - Join Here

2pm-3pm - Join Here

5pm-6pm - Join Here

August 27th, 2020

10am-11am - Join Here

1pm-2pm - Join Here

4pm-5pm - Join Here