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Fulton Schools New Student Experience

The ASU Engineering new student orientation

Welcome to our community of exceptional ASU Engineering students — get ready to invest in yourself! Whatever your interests and passions, you will find a way to explore and fulfill them at the Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering.

This Fulton Schools new student orientation will guide you in getting established as a new ASU Engineering student and help you customize your college experience. We offer many experiences that go beyond traditional coursework to prepare you for a successful, fulfilling career. 

As a new ASU Engineering student, you can create your own path to make a difference in the world. Working with your advisors, mentors and peers, you can get connected to our world-class faculty and research solutions to some of the greatest challenges facing our society.

Time to get started on your ASU Engineering new student orientation!

New student Checklist

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Download the handbook

This is your guide to all things Fulton Schools! You will learn how to get the most out of your experience.

Find resources about student orgs, working with your advisor, living on campus and more.

Meet with your advisor

Attending an online orientation session right now? Follow the links below!

The Fulton Schools offers online New Student Experience sessions. During these sessions, participants go to this page and use the links below to meet with their advisors at specific times.

If you are in a session now, follow the links below!

Just visiting?

If you are not part of an online orientation, you can still connect with an advisor to learn about a degree. Visit our advising page.

The links below are only used during online orientation sessions.

Pro tip:
Get to you know your advisor and meet with them regularly.

When meeting with your advisor, come prepared.

Bring questions you may have regarding courses, degree requirements, academic policies and procedures.

Your advisor can also help with broader concerns such as career and graduate school options.

Learn more about the Fulton Experience

Student clubs and organizations

We have more than 60 student organizations such as honors and professional societies, diversity organizations, service and major-specific groups, and competitive teams that provide ample opportunities for you to find a group that suits your needs.

Engineering Projects in Community Service (EPICS)

Community service and social entrepreneurship program that provides the opportunity to get a hands-on approach to problem solving while making an impact in the community. Enter the workforce with the ability to design innovative solutions to meet a client’s needs in a dynamic environment.

Grand Challenges Scholars Program

Learn how to tackle complex social issues in the areas of health, energy, sustainability, security and education. Develop a global perspective and interdisciplinary thinking. Scholars receive an endorsement from the National Academy of Engineering upon completion of the program.

Fulton Undergraduate Research Initiative (FURI)

Solve real-world problems; investigate possible career paths; build a mentoring relationship with a faculty member outside of class; gain a competitive advantage for graduate school or jobs and internships; and gain essential skills for career success. Through this paid research opportunity, you will conduct research with a faculty mentor and present your findings at a semiannual symposium.

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

Learn to leverage an entrepreneurial mindset to advance your ideas for the benefit of our economy and society. E+I @ Fulton offers signature degree and certificate programs, courses, workshops, expert mentoring, new venture competitions, and other curricular and co-curricular opportunities that expose you to the concepts of technology innovation and marketplace impact.

Living on campus

Living on campus gives you the best access to resources on campus, social and academic activities, and other opportunities that help you feel connected to the Fulton Schools and ASU. While living on campus, you will have a Peer Mentor working to directly support your success.