What to Bring to Orientation

Photo of Orientation Rally

Welcome to NJCU

As a new student, you will be receiving more information with regard to signing up for the new student orientation. If you've already signed up, and you're wondering what to bring with you, please see our lists below. 

What to bring to Orientation

Here is a list of things you should bring with you the day of orientation to be both comfortable and prepared:

  • Walking Shoes
  • Layered clothing for indoor and outdoor activities
  • Sunscreen (Students will spend some time outdoors)
  • Sweatshirt or Jacket for evening events
  • Umbrella

If staying overnight

Here's a list of additional items you should bring if you plan to stay overnight: 

  • Phone Charger
  • Long Twin Sheets and Comforter or a Sleeping Bag
  • Pillow & Pillowcase
  • Towels
  • Toiletries
  • Prescription medications, as needed
  • Shower Shoes or Flip Flops for the Shower


Additionally, students staying overnight in our dorms need to have their Gothic ID Card activated prior to orientation. Please download the Get Mobile App and submit a photo for your ID card, so that we can have it ready for you when you arrive at New Student Orientation. 

Cookout at Orientation