We are delighted to welcome you to our vibrant community of scholars and professionals at New York University Abu Dhabi.

Orientation is your first step into a journey filled with academic growth, personal development, and meaningful connections. Our goal is to help you feel at home, build lasting friendships, and create a network of support that will be invaluable throughout your time here.

Global PhD Orientation, 2024

The Global PhD Orientation will be held in New York City, at our Washington Square Campus from August 12th-August 16th. More information will be shared with you all soon. We look forward to welcoming you.

Masters Orientation, 2024

The Masters Orientation for NYUAD MSc and MFA Students will be held in Abu Dhabi from August 19th-August 23rd. More information will be shared with you all soon. We look foward to welcoming you.

What to Expect

During orientation, you will have the opportunity to meet fellow students, faculty, and staff who are all dedicated to your success. Through various workshops, informational sessions, and social events, you will gain essential insights into our university's resources, programs, and services. These experiences are designed to equip you with the tools and knowledge necessary to thrive both academically and personally.

Orientation is more than just an introduction to our university; it is the beginning of your journey toward becoming an integral part of the NYUAD community. We encourage you to actively participate, ask questions, and take advantage of the many opportunities to connect with your peers. Together, we will create a supportive and inclusive environment that fosters collaboration, innovation, and lifelong learning.