FALL Graduate Student Orientation


Online Orientation will begin on August 2nd!

The Bloustein School will be hosting our annual graduate student virtual orientation beginning on Wednesday, August 2nd at 10 AM (EST). All new graduate degree students in the masters and doctoral programs (Planning, Policy, Health Administration, Public Informatics, and Ph.D.) are required to participate in both asynchronous and live program events, the full agenda of events will be available below. If you have not already done so, click here to register your attendance. Please direct any questions to courtney.culler@rutgers.edu.

All zoom sessions will be held in Courtney Culler’s personal zoom room, you should not need a password to enter. If a password is requested: 534411

Please click on the link below for the complete orientation website.

Orientation Website

Agenda of Orientation Events and Programs 

Register for Orientation

New Student Information Sites

In preparation for orientation, please find the below new student information sites for each academic program.  We encourage you to become familiar with the information on your program page soon after you accept admission.  Orientation events you attend will refer to the information provided on these pages.

Information for NEW Masters of Planning Students

Information for NEW Masters of Policy Students

Information for NEW Masters of Public Informatics Students

Information for NEW Masters of Health Administration Students

Information for NEW PhD Students

We hope the above information is informative and helpful to you.  We look forward to seeing you at our virtual orientation programs this August!