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New Student Orientation at Lincoln Center

Congratulations New Students!

A group of 20 current student volunteers at new student orientation.

Welcome to the Ramily! The Orientation team is here to aid your transition to student life at Fordham's Lincoln Center campus

New Student Orientation Programs

These programs introduce new students to different aspects of academics, student life, and transition guidance to enhance their college experience.

Fall Orientation

  • Sunday, August 23 - Tuesday, August 25, 2020

We are so excited to welcome you to the Ramily at New Student Orientation! New Student Orientation will consist of many programs designed for hybrid and virtual students alike to connect with their peers. 

All schedules and resources are uploaded to the Guidebook app. Information regarding accessing Guidebook is listed below. 

  • Go into the App Store or Google Play Store.

  • Search for 'Fordham Orientation'

  • Download the app.

  • Open the app and go to “Explore” on the bottom

  • Click on “Fordham Lincoln Center 2020 New Student Orientation Program." Make sure that the location says New York, New York.

  • Click Download


Be sure to register for your desired sessions, if you haven’t already! Registration for Student Life Day on Monday can be found at If you are a student in Fordham College at Lincoln Center, please register for your academic session in the Orientation app. Options for registrations are available for either in-person or virtually.

Schedules, department resources, and other important information can be found via the Orientation App. Registration links for programming on Monday and Tuesday will be found within the Orientation App in the “Registration Links” tab. You can also find more information about our social programming events in Guidebook! We have Zoom Hangout Sessions by interest, a Virtual Game Night, and more!

For Sunday’s program, please click here to watch The President’s Welcome Address beginning at 4 pm. New students and their families are also welcome to view this year’s Welcome Mass beginning at 3 pm, which can be found at this link.

Students who opt to attend the New Student Orientation program sessions online will receive a Zoom link relative to each day’s program that  morning from their Orientation Leader. These links are not included in the Orientation app as they are group specific. 

All in person New Student Orientation Programs take place at the Lincoln Center campus. When you arrive on campus for the first time (for Orientation or for classes), please come to the McMahon Hall entrance located at 150 W. 60th Street. From there, you will be directed to a check-in area, staffed by University Health Services staff in order to verify you have completed the requirements related to testing and quarantine. If you have any questions, please contact New Student Orientation at 212-636-6260 or email




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