What is Orientation and why is it
important to attend?
St. John's Orientation program brings the University together to
welcome new students. Orientation is mandatory for all new
students, whether they are freshmen, transfer, international,
resident or commuter students. During the Orientation,
students will have the opportunity to become better acquainted with
the academic environment; the support services available and
important locations on campus. You will also be able to learn
about the St. John's experience from current students.
Orientation is something you don't want to miss!
When is my Orientation?
International students are required to participate in Orientation.
Students will receive a notice from International Admissions
if they are required to take the ESL test.
If you have any questions, please contact New Student
Orientation at (718) 990-5353, or by e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, contact International Student and Scholar Services at (718)
990-6083, or by e-mail at email@example.com.
What is an Orientation Leader
An Orientation leader is a St. John's student who embodies the
values of the St. John's University. Chosen to assist
incoming students with their transition to college, Orientation
leaders are involved in a variety of activities at the
University. They are here to answer your questions from the
St. John's student perspective.
What should I bring to
During Orientation, students spend time walking around
campus. Therefore, students should wear comfortable shoes and
dress appropriately for the weather. Photo identification is
Is there a fee to attend
There is no fee for students to attend Orientation. However,
students may want to bring money for souvenirs, snacks, books,
etc., from the St. John's bookstore or vending machines.