As an incoming student, you are strongly encouraged to begin your academic career by attending the New Student Orientation. Attending Orientation is your best way to acclimate to life here at Brooklyn College; we will provide you with opportunities to meet the academic leadership of the college, network with current upper level students, experience the rich campus life of the college, and learn about the various services offered by the Division of Student Affairs and other administrative offices.
Some other activities that take place at Orientation include:
- opportunities to meet with current student government leaders,
- introductions to our cocurricular programming and multicultural opportunities,
- discussions with current students about various involvement opportunities on campus, and
- workshops that focus on key concepts for your college success.
Spring 2013 New Student Orientations
- Wednesday Jan. 23 — Undergraduate Students (Incoming Freshmen)
- Thursday Jan. 24 — Undergraduate Students (Transfer)
- Thursday Jan. 24 — Graduate Students
Graduate students will have the opportunity to network with fellow students and obtain information on the resources available on the campus, including career and internship opportunities, tips on virtual networking, the fitness center, student life and much more. Our goal is to provide you with the necessary tools to make your graduate college experience a success as well as to provide useful navigation strategies.
New Student Publications
Below are a few helpful links that will guide you through your college experience as a member of the Brooklyn College community:
Provides you with important steps you should take each year toward becoming a successful student. An Experiential Curriculum is available for undergraduate and graduate students.
The Student Handbook provides you with everything you need to know to navigate the next few years. It incorporates information on both academic and cocurricular life and is small enough to carry around as a reference book. For a hard copy or CD version of the handbook, visit the Office of the Vice President for Student Affairs, 2113 Boylan Hall.
The Bulletin and Course Schedule
The Undergraduate and the Graduate Bulletins and the Course Schedule provide you with course descriptions and registration information. You are responsible for knowing and complying with the regulations and procedures stated in these documents.
Having problems with classes, registration, professors or other students? Any sort of frustration or confusion you may face on campus can be addressed through the Office of Student Assistance and Referral (SAR). Located in 2106 Boylan Hall, the members of SAR will provide guidance and help just when you need it. Contact them at 718.951.5352 or via e-mail.
Looking for housing? Apply now to live at the Residence Hall.
Click for more photos. Thank you to all the members of the division who contributed to this event, and to the campus community for its collaboration and workshops during orientation.
2110 Boylan Hall
P: 718.951.5352 (summer hours vary, please call ahead)
Monday – Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.