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Tisch New Student Orientation

During Tisch Orientation you will meet new students and faculty, as well as attend workshops, presentations, and socials that will help you acclimate to Tisch and and NYU. Here is some of what we have in store for you. 

Please note that ** denotes orientation programs open to graduate students

Highlighted Programs for Tisch Orientation

Freshmen Meeting Groups

Facilitated by the Tisch faculty and administration, these small sessions are designed to allow new students to get to know their classmates by sharing their thoughts and individual points of view. Students will receive an email in August with information about the meeting groups schedule.

Tisch 101

Tisch 101 provides an important overview of academic policies, procedures, services and resources for Tisch students. This session will provide guidance in the planning of your academic career at Tisch and NYU.

Tisch Underground Party

An annual highlight of Tisch Orientation is the Underground Party at Le Poisson Rouge, one of NYC’s premiere music venues located in the heart of Greenwich Village.  Come meet new students, listen to some great music and appreciate some of the student clubs that Tisch has to offer!

**The Dean's Welcome

All new freshmen, transfer and graduate students gather for a unique celebration of the new incoming class. Hosted by Dean Allyson Green.

**Departmental Orientation Sessions

Each graduate and undergraduate department at Tisch will host its own orientation session throughout Orientation Week.  Departments will email students over the summer with a variety of information including academic advising, required readings, socials, and more.  All information will be sent to your NYU email account so please check it often!  Please do not hesitate to contact your department if you have any questions.

**New Graduate Student Welcome

New graduate students gather to raise a glass and enjoy a bite at this special welcome for all new Tisch graduate students. 

Tisch Club Fair

The Club Fair is an opportunity for new students to discover Tisch's 20+ diverse clubs, meet club leaders, and learn all about extracurricular activities at Tisch. Hosted by the Tisch Undergraduate Student Council (TUSC)