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Fall 2022 New Student Experience

New Student Experience for Fall 2022 will be a multi-step process for all new students. Each step in the process will be sent to the students to their personal email address as steps are completed. Step by step instructions for each population can be found below.

First-Year New Student Experience

Welcome First-Year Students!  We are so excited to have you a part of the Ramapo College community.  We have created a great experience for you and are confident that it will help you acclimate to life at Ramapo.  Here is how your New Student Experience will be completed:

  • Step 1: Complete any necessary Placement Testing
  • Step 2: Sign up for your In-Person Orientation and Advisement Session.
    • Up to 2 guests are welcome to join you at this event, there will be a separate Parent and Family schedule that they will follow for the day.
    • Log in to your admissions portal using one of the links below with your personal email and password you created when you applied to reserve your date today!
    • In person sessions will be held on the following dates from 9am-4pm: June 28, June 29, June 30, July 12, July 13, July 14, July 19, July 20, July 21 and July 27.
  • Step 3: Complete your Virtual New Student Module prior to your in-person orientation and advisement session.
    • To access your module:
      • Go to: www.college2success.com/ramapo
      • Log in with your Ramapo Username and Password
      • Click on First-Year New Student Module (Class of 2026) and complete all of the lessons.  You must submit the final survey at the end to earn your certificate of completion.
  • Step 4: Join us for Welcome Week starting on Sunday, August 28th.
Transfer New Student Experience

Welcome to Ramapo College!  We are so excited to have you a part of the Ramapo College community.  We have created a great experience for you and are confident that it will help you acclimate to life at Ramapo.  Here is how your New Student Experience will be completed:

  • Step 1: Complete any necessary Placement Testing
  • Step 2: Sign up for your In Person Orientation and Advisement session.
    • Up to 2 guests are welcome to join you at this event, there will be a separate Parent and Family schedule that they will follow for the day.
    • Log in to your admissions portal using your personal email and password you created when you applied to reserve your date today!
    • In person sessions will be held on each of the dates/times listed below:
      • Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – 8:30am-12pm
      • Wednesday, June 22, 2022 – 1:00pm-4:30pm
      • Thursday, June 23, 2022 – 8:30am-12pm
      • Thursday, June 23, 2022 – 1:00pm-4:30pm
      • Thursday, July 28, 2022 – 8:30am-12pm
      • Thursday, July 28, 2022 – 1:00pm-4:30pm
  • Step 3: Complete your Virtual New Student Module prior to your in-person orientation and advisement session.
    • To access your module:
      • Go to: www.college2success.com/ramapo
      • Log in with your Ramapo Username and Password
      • Click on Transfer Student Module and complete all of the lessons. You must submit the final survey at the end to earn your certificate of completion.
  • Step 4: Join us for Welcome Week starting on Sunday, August 28th.

Please note, the following populations should contact the person listed below concerning their orientation experience:

  • RN to BSN Students contact Clare Naporano at cnaporan@ramapo.edu to set up an appointment for orientation and advising.
  • Readmit Students (previously studied at Ramapo) contact the Center for Student Success at success@ramapo.edu to set up an appointment for advising.
  • Degree Completion Program (DCP) Students contact Trish Laprey at plaprey@ramapo.edu for more information about your orientation program.
  • Passaic 2+2 and 3+1 Students contact Nora McCarthy at nmccart1@ramapo.edu for more information about your orientation program.
  • International Students contact Rajesh Adhikari at radhikar@ramapo.edu for more information about your orientation program.
Parent & Family Virtual Resource

In addition to attending the in-person orientation and advisement session with your student, the Parent and Family (ParentLingo) Module for Fall 2022 will go live the first week of May! The online module is full of resources to help you guide your student through their transition to Ramapo College.  These resources will be available for you throughout your students’ Ramapo career.

In this online module you will also find quick links to campus resources, contact lists and FAQs.

To access your orientation module:

  • Step 1: Go to: www.parentlingo.com/ramapo
  • Step 2: Create an Account
  • Step 3: Click on Welcome and Resources for greetings from Ramapo staff
  • Step 4: Click on Online Support Modules to learn more about assisting your student with their transition to Ramapo College.

Questions? Contact New Student Experience at orient@ramapo.edu.