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January New Student Orientation at Lincoln Center

Join us for our Winter Orientation Programs!

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Are you a first-year student who was virtual in the fall semester but are planning on joining us in person in the spring? On Thursday, January 28 we will host an optional hybrid program to help acclimate you to the city and on-campus life. This program will include a variety of activities and sessions to help you understand what it's like to live in Manhattan while allowing you to start building a sense of community with your peers! Please see the schedule listed below:

(all times listed in EST)

1 - 1:30 p.m. | Getting to Know the Neighborhood

1:30 - 2 p.m. | Resident Experience / Commuter Experience

2 - 2:45 p.m. | Tea Time with the Academic Deans

2:45 - 3:30 p.m. | Getting Involved [followed by a Student Panel]

3:30 - 4 p.m. | Small Group Meeting / Closing Remarks

Friday, January 29, 2021

January Orientation is designed for incoming transfer and first-year students for Spring 2021. This program will cover a broad range of topics to ensure your Fordham career is off to a great start. Throughout the day you will have the opportunity to hear from your class dean about academics at Fordham, learn about getting involved on campus, the Jesuit tradition, and more!

(all times listed in EST)

10 - 10:30 a.m. | Opening Remarks / Dean’s Welcome

10:30 - 11:15 a.m. | Academic Orientation

11:15 - 11:30 a.m. | Resident Experience / Commuter Experience

11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. | Lunch

1:15 - 2 p.m.* | Admin Panel

2 - 2:30* p.m. | Getting Involved

2:30 - 3 p.m. | Student Panel

3 - 3:30 p.m. | CARE [Campus Assault and Relationship Education] Programming

3:30 - 4 p.m. | Small Group Meeting / Closing Remarks

*During these time slots there will also be academic advising sessions offered to students that request it


To Register for either Orientation Program please use Fordham University Tickets

Please refer to the following information regarding the use of Fordham University Tickets:

All times listed are in EST, so please note the start and end times of each session when signing up.

In order to register for your session of choice, you must make a Fordham University Tickets account. You may register with your account, or create a "General Public" account. 

Please note that the number of available seats for each in-person option is limited due to current socail distancing guidelines, and so we will not be able to accommodate anyone over our capcity limit. Attendance will be checked upon arrival, so please come with your E-Ticket, or a printed out copy of your ticket with QR Code.

Please Note

All in-person New Student Orientation Programs take place in the Lincoln Center Campus, with entrances located on the corner of W 60th St and Columbus Ave and 140 W 62nd St between Columbus and Amsterdam Ave. If you have any questions, please contact New Student Orientation at 212-636-6260 or email