Graduate Advisement Hub

Zicklin School of Business

New Students

Dear New Students,

Welcome to the Zicklin School of Business! The Office of Graduate Programs provides advising services for students in all Zicklin MBA and MS programs. We look forward to working with you throughout your time at Baruch.

New Student Checklist:
☑ New Student Advisement
  • All new MBA and MS students have the opportunity to meet with an advisor to review the curriculum, seek advice about first semester enrollment, and ask questions about course evaluations.
☑ Baruch Technology Access
  • Activate your CUNYfirst account.
  • Access your Blackboard account.
  • Activate and access your Baruch Username and BaruchMail student email account.
☑ Course Registration
  • Full Time MBA and Online MBA students do not need to register themselves in CUNYfirst as this process is facilitated for them by their Academic Advisor.
  • Course registration for new students entering Fall 2023 will start June 12th and run through the end of August.
  • While some new students may start registering for courses upon activating their CUNYfirst account, there are select programs that need to wait for an academic evaluation from the Office of Graduate Programs prior to registering.
☑ Evaluation Process
  • MBA students do not receive an evaluation. MBA students are not eligible for course waivers.
  • Evaluation process for new students entering Fall 2023 will start in June and run through the end of August.
  • Evaluations are processed on a rolling basis dependent on date of deposit and full admittance into the program.
☑ Pre-Program Prep
  • For students interested in pre-MBA/MS preparation, there are a number of programs available online and through Baruch College.
☑ Orientation
  • Attend orientation to learn about academic expectations, start working on professional development, and engage with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Orientation information will be sent to the email you used to apply for the program.
  • Click the link pertinent to your specific program in the table below for orientation details.
Fall 2023 New Student Orientation
Evening MBA & MS Programs Orientation August 22 – 24
Full Time MBA Orientation August 14 – August 18
International Student Orientation

August 21

Students will receive an email from the ISSC with more information.

Online MBA Orientation Students will receive an email with more information.