Welcome Graduate Students

Fall 2014 Orientation

Freshman Orientation:
Tuesday, August 19, 2014
OR Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Transfer Orientation:
Thursday, August 21, 2014

Graduate Orientation:
Tuesday, August 26, 2014

International Orientation:
Wednesday, August 27, 2014



 Fall 2014 Graduate Orientation Date
Tuesday, August 26, 2014


Want to RSVP for Orientation?
Once you have been fully accepted to the college, you will receive an e-mail and a letter to your home address formally inviting you to Graduate Student Orientation. This letter and/or e-mail will provide further instruction on how to RSVP for Orientation.

Sample Schedule


4:00PM -5:15PM 

Check In Table Opens & Light Refreshments
Optional Campus Tours & Get your John Jay I.D. Card


Greetings from President Jeremy Travis


Welcome from Dr. Anne Lopes, Associate Provost for Strategic Initiatives and Dean of Graduate Studies


Academic Success, Campus Resources and Preview of Graduate Events with Dean Anne Lopes


Academic Program Meetings
(Attendees will be split up into their graduate program cohorts to meet with Program Directors & Faculty)


Program Specific Career Planning Workshops         

7:30PM    Graduate Student Networking Reception