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South Beach Orientation Schedule



New Student Orientation Week is full of vital information including: academic expectations, student life, health and safety information, accommodations, student resources, and more! New Student Orientation also provides opportunities for students to meet classmates and make friends.

Students must be available for Orientation sessions and activities that will occur On Campus and online during the week of August 22nd-26th.


Please save these dates in your calendar to attend mandatory Orientation sessions.


Monday, August 22nd 2022  (Mandatory for all, on campus)
9:00am-10:00am EST, ON CAMPUS

New Student Check in - Suite 326

Receive your schedules, get your student ID picture taken and NYFA swag.


10:00am-11:00am EST, ON CAMPUS
New Student Orientation: Welcome
Meet the Dean of the School, Department Chairs, and NYFA staff and learn what it will be like to be a student at NYFA for the Fall semester. 


11:00am-12:00pm EST, ON CAMPUS
New Student Orientation: Student Services

Learn about the Equipment Room, Post Production Department, COVID Safety protocols and tour of the campus facilities.


12:00pm-1:00pm EST, ON CAMPUS
Join us for a Pizza Party and the opportunity to get to know your fellow classmates and have some fun!


The following orientation sessions will be held online. 


Tuesday, August 23rd 2022

1:00pm-2:00pm EST  Zoom Meeting ID: 933 0565 5436  (Mandatory for all, held online)

Library and Writing Center

NYFA’s Writing Center and Library staff will provide valuable information about their services, resources and how they can help support your student success and artistic pursuits.


2:00pm-4:00pm EST

New Student Orientation: Health & Safety, Zoom Meeting ID: 978 4834 5069  (Mandatory for all, held online)

You will get information on Title IX, student conduct, campus security, counseling services, student accommodations, therapy, and overall tools for staying well while in school.




Wednesday, August 24th 2022
10:00am -11:30amEST, Zoom Meeting ID:  961-965-8767

Mandatory International Student Orientation (International Student Department will be in Contact)
International students will learn important information about maintaining your immigration status.


12:00pm-1:00pm EST, Zoom Meeting ID: 849 132 5784

Financial Aid Orientation (Mandatory for students receiving Financial Aid and students interested in receiving Financial Aid, held online)
Students interested in Financial Aid will be introduced to the Financial Aid department.


Thursday, August 25th 2022

2:30pm-3:30pm EST, Zoom Meeting ID: 929 0654 8541

Aetna Health Insurance Information Session (Optional for all, held online)


4:00pm-5:00pmEST, Zoom Meeting ID: 576 047 7582

Veteran Student Orientation (Mandatory for Veteran Students, held online)
Student veterans and their dependents and spouses will learn more about Veteran Services.


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