Transfer Student Orientation

Welcome to Fairleigh Dickinson University and the Metropolitan Campus! Summer 2021 New Student Orientation for students starting in the Fall 2021 semester is currently planned to take place in person. Please note that this format is subject to change based on guidance received by the State of New Jersey and the University.

Orientation dates for the Fall 2021 semester:

June 17th (Thursday) Transfer Orientation

Deposited students will be contacted directly when the registration for the above orientations becomes available.

Virtual Online New Student Orientation Modules

The virtual orientation modules will allow each participant to experience what it means to be a Metropolitan Campus student, both in and out of the classroom and are designed to complement the orientation dates listed above. Answers to common new student questions are presented throughout the online modules.  This online experience will help each student to better understand how to succeed academically and socially during their time at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s Metropolitan Campus.

Students can expect to learn:

  • What it means to be a college student 
  • Information on university and academic resources
  • University policy and procedures
  • University systems (Webcampus, Webadvisor, and Webmail)
  • The FDU and Metro Campus culture
  • Getting involved on campus

All new students who have made a deposit to FDU can click here to access the modules.  You will need your FDU NetID to log into the modules.  Once you complete the modules, you can log back in at any time and revisit any section.

Should you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact The Dean of Students Office – metroorientation@fdu.eduYou can also take a look at our Student and Parent FAQ documents below to see if we’ve already answered any of your questions.