New students and their families on move in day 2017 (by Samuel Stuart)

New student orientation is an exciting time at Pratt. Whether you are a first year student, a graduate student on either campus, or a transfer we have a comprehensive program for you. During your orientation, you'll get tons of valuable information and meet other new students.

Pratt will welcome new students for Fall 2018 on the following dates:

August 19 Residence Hall move in for all students
August 19 Parent/Family Orientation workshops and dinner
August 20-24 Mandatory Orientation sessions for new, first time students
August 20-24 Orientation workshops for new transfer students and MWP relocation students
August 22 New Graduate student orientation (Brooklyn)
August 23 Orientation sessions for new, first time undergraduate students in AOS/AAS and Construction Mgmt (Manhattan)
August 23 New Graduate student orientation (Manhattan)
August 27 First Day of Classes

All new students must submit a photograph for their Pratt ID.

Please feel free to email us ( or call us (718.636.3422) with any questions you have about coming to Pratt. 

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