Summer Freshman Orientation

Student being lifted by his cheering peer group

Welcome to NJIT!  


ew Student Orientation (NSO) is our required, two-part orientation for incoming first-year students, split into NSO 1.0 and 2.0. Both NSO programs are designed to give you the best transition possible to college life at NJIT! Please register for the orientation with the college of your major. 

Invitations will be e-mailed out after you complete your placement test or submit AP Calculus credit.


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NSO 1.0

NSO 1.0 will provide an initial transition providing you with important connections and resources to be successful at NJIT. At NSO 1.0, you will get the opportunity to:

• Get acquainted with advisors, resources, and students
• Learn about your major and courses that you will need to take
• Know about the opportunities that are available to jumpstart your career and involvement
• Explore the campus, make new friends, and have fun!


NSO 1.0 Dates: 

College/School Orientation Dates
Newark College of Engineering (NCE)


Ying Wu College of Computing (CC) TBD
College of Architecture and Design (CoAD) TBD
College of Science and Liberal Arts (CSLA)
Martin Tuchman School of Management (SoM)
July NSO (all majors) TBD
Out-of-State & International Students (all majors) TBD

NSO 2.0

During NSO 2.0, you will experience a variety of meaningful programs and activities before the semester begins allowing incoming students to understand they belong to a larger educational and urban community. This continued orientation will give you an official welcome to the university, learn more about issues related to campus life, know the diverse resources at NJIT, and engage you in community service opportunities. NSO 2.0 will be on August 30 and 31.

We're excited to meet and welcome you to your new NJIT community! For more information about NSO, please contact us at

NSO FAQ Summer Checklist Meet the NSO Team

Return to NSO Main Page.

Contact Information

New Student Orientation • 260 Fenster Hall • Phone: 973-596-5364 • Email: