First Year Connections Orientation

FYC 1.0:

In order to make your introduction to college life as successful and well-rounded as possible, you will be participating in First Year Connections (FYC). FYC is a required two-part interactive orientation for new NJIT undergraduate students. You will develop and embrace a connection with the university to provide a smooth transition from high school to college.  During FYC 1.0,  part one of NJIT’s orientation experience, you will be given the opportunity to get acquainted with academic life at NJIT.  FYC 1.0 also helps you begin to grasp the opportunities and responsibilities that come along with being a member of the NJIT community.


FYC 2.0:

All first-year students are invited back to NJIT for FYC 2.0, part two of First Year Connections. This part of the program will give students a chance to settle in before classes start on Tuesday, September 2. FYC 2.0 will include move-in, a number of social events, educational overviews, and other helpful sessions to help transition freshmen to college life at NJIT. Following the Friday program there will be events throughout Opening Weekend for students to know their new NJIT community.

Below are a few specific highlights:

  • FYC Central and Resource Fair
  • Move-in for Residents
  • Academic Assembly
  • The First Class: Your Freshman Seminar
  • Service Day

Other Highlights

  • Evening social events
  • Public Safety presentation (required)
  • Campus information sessions
  • Special tours of area attractions
  • Community and Education programs 

We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to your new community! For more information, contact us at