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Graduate Orientation

For Admitted Graduate Students OrientationAll new graduate students are required to attend an in-person orientation session, either held by the Office of Admissions or by specific academic departments. Orientation is an opportunity to learn more about enrolling at the Brooklyn Campus as a graduate student, meet with your academic program, discover the student services available and to meet other students!

Certain programs of study have specific orientations for their students. Students in those programs will be notified directly by their academic advisors.


Wed. January 15, 2014
1 -3 p.m., Humanities Building- Room 201 (Department of Counseling and School Psychology only)
3 – 7 p.m., Health Sciences Center- Lobby (all Schools & Colleges)

Mon. July 7, 2014
3 – 7 p.m., Health Sciences Center- Lobby (Physical Therapy, Nursing, and Education students only)

Wed. August 27, 2014
3- 7 p.m., Health Sciences Center- Lobby (all Schools & Colleges)

1. OPTIONAL CAMPUS TOUR/CHECK-IN 3 – 4 p.m. Health Sciences Center Lobby
Campus Tours led by Student Ambassadors will give you the chance to see our world-class facilities and beautiful campus. Tours begin in front of the Health Sciences Center. Please arrive by 3 p.m. if you plan to attend a campus tour.

2. WELCOME SESSION 4 – 5 p.m. Health Sciences Center, Room 107
Welcome Remarks/Review of Academic Expectations

3. REFRESHMENT BREAK & NETWORKING 5:30 – 5:45 p.m. Health Sciences Center Lobby

4. ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT BREAK-OUT 5:45 – 7 p.m. Various Locations
Meet with your academic departments, and those students who have not yet registered for classes will have the opportunity to do so.

5. STUDENT SERVICES 4 – 7 p.m.
The following Student Services Offices will be available during Orientation for questions.

Office of Admissions
Residence Life & Housing
Office of Career Services
Graduate Assistantships & Scholarships
Integrated Student Financial Services
Center for Student Information (Campus Technology & MyLIU Student Portal)
Faculty Media Resource Center (Blackboard)
University Health & Medical Services
Office of Institutional Advancement
Writing Center


Please include your name, email address and Student ID number.


Graduate students are also encouraged to view our online orientation as a supplement to the in-person orientation session. This online orientation serves as a reference tool, not only while preparing to begin your studies at LIU, but throughout your entire academic career.

View Online Orientation 

For more information about Graduate Orientation, contact the Office of Graduate Admissions at or (718) 488-1011.