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Connecting with NJIT
UPON ARRIVAL AT ORIENTATION, YOU MUST SUBMIT COPIES OF THE DOCUMENTS REQUESTED, AND ALSO SHOW THE ORIGINAL NJIT I-20, PASSPORT, COPIES OF ALL PREVIOUS I-20’s. If you are a J-1 student, show the ORIGINAL NJIT DS-2019 and copies of all other DS-2019’s.
Note: You may be arriving in the U.S. for the first time to begin studies. If so, you will have only the NJIT I-20. That is alright.
Welcome to NJIT
Welcome international student and congratulations on your acceptance to New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT)! We will soon be meeting you in Newark, New Jersey, a city of long history, culture, a world-renowned museum, fabulous performing arts center, a new spacious indoor arena and great food!
Our Orientations are MANDATORY for ALL students. At Orientation, you will be given information about NJIT, your immigration status, receive detailed academic advisement, register for classes, meet our medical, public safety teams, open bank accounts, learn how to pay your tuition and have a good time! We have found that students who really engage in our Orientation settle more quickly into their new surroundings, are happier and more successful!
*You must attend Orientation before you will be allowed to register for classes. *
Placement Tests – FOR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS
Placement tests for undergraduate students are administered based on the student’s academic record.
Note: If in doubt about the Placement Test, please contact the Center for First Year Students at (973) 596-2981 or email email@example.com.
The student Orientation is August 20-23, 2013.
Orientation will address important issues relating to your non-immigrant status and your study at NJIT.
Students must arrive by 8:15am on August 20, 2013 and report to the Campus Center Ballroom and MUST have the originals and copies of the I-20, passport with biographical page, visa, I-94 (front and back).
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The Office of International Students (OIS) will be available to assist you with pre-departure issues. Please contact us with concerns. Call us at 973-596-2451; fax 973-596-5450; or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If, for reasons beyond your control, you are unable to attend the Orientation program, please tell us when you will be arriving on campus. Upon arrival, please report to the Office of International Students at 140 Fenster Hall.
We strongly urge you to review this website for all Orientation updates.
J-1 Exchange Students
J-1 Exchange students will join the August 20-23, 2013 student Orientation. We will hold a session to review your J-1 status on August __, 2013.
You MUST bring the originals and copies of the DS-2019, passport and biographical page, visa, I-94 (front and back), health insurance “statement of coverage.
REMINDER --- VERY IMPORTANT!!
Please submit the following required documents (originals and copies):
|F-1 Students||J-1 Students|
I-94 (front and back)
Passport (bio page)
I-94 (front and back)
Passport (bio page)
WE MUST HAVE ALL REQUIRED DOCUMENTS BEFORE YOU WILL BE ALLOWED TO REGISTER.
NO EXCEPTIONS WILL BE MADE.
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ORIENTATION SCHEDULE - (subject to change)
DAY 1 -- Tuesday, August 20, 2013 Ballroom B
8:15am Students Arrive and Assemble Ballroom B
Overview of the Day
8:30am Document Collection Begins CC 215-230
( I-20s, I-94 both sides, Visa, Passport)
8:45am Breakfast Ballroom A
10:00am Document Collection Ends
10:00am Students Assemble Ballroom B
10:05am Welcome: Dean of Students, Dr. Jack Gentul
Graduate Students Association (GSA) President, Kashif Qasi
10:15am Your F-1 Status
10:45am Your Health in the U.S.
11:35am GSA Presentation Ballroom B
12:00pm Lunch Ballroom A
1:00pm “Making Connections” Rooms 215-230
2:00pm Security in-and-around Campus Ballroom B
2:40pm Computing Services
3:20pm Paying the Tuition Bill
3:35pm Overview of Day 2 Departmental Meetings and Class Registration
DAY 2 -- Wednesday, August 21, 2013 Ballroom B
9:00am Health Services
9:35am Society of Women Engineers
9:45am Doing Your Best
10:30am Departmental Advising
1:00pm Class Registration Begins
DAY 3 -- Thursday, August 22, 2013 Ballroom B
DAY 4 -- Friday, August 23, 2013 Ballroom B
PHOTO ID SCHEDULE
All photo ID’s are taken at Laurel Hall Extension -- (Summit & Warren Streets)
Last Name Date Time
A-D Wednesday, August 21 9am-12:00 and 1:00pm-4:00pm
E-P Thursday, August 22 9am-12:00 and 1:00pm-4:00pm
Q-Z Friday, August 23 9am-12:00 and 1:00pm-4:00pm
BANKS ON CAMPUS
August 20 - Distributing information (8:30am – 11:00am) in Campus Center
August 21 - Opening accounts (1:00pm-4:00pm) in Cullimore Hall - 1st floor
August 22 - Opening accounts (1:00pm-4:00pm) in Cullimore Hall - 1st floor