First Year Experience

Welcome to your first year at LIU Brooklyn! Our vibrant 11-acre campus is located in one of New York City's hottest neighborhoods, offering an incredible learning environment that fosters academic achievement as well as student growth and development. Make the most of your first year and learn all about the many activities and services we offer our students. Discover everything LIU Brooklyn has to offer—from world-class faculty to unique experiential learning opportunities to student clubs and organizations where you'll form lifelong friendships. Learn about orientation, LIU Promise, living on campus, commuting to LIU Brooklyn, and more!

Living at LIU

Welcome to your new home away from home! LIU Brooklyn is right in the heart of it all—located just steps away from the Barclays Center, top arts venues like the Brooklyn Academy of Music, hip restaurants and boutiques, and one of New York’s premier dessert destinations, Junior’s. Our beautifully landscaped 11-acre campus offers security and tranquility amidst the hustle and bustle of New York City. LIU Brooklyn was ranked the third-safest campus in the nation and the safest in New York City by the Daily Beast.

For questions about living on-campus contact:

LIU Promise
Pratt, Room 321
(718) 488-1042 |

Student Involvement

LIU Brooklyn is a vibrant place to live and learn. Here on campus, learning and developing is not limited to the classroom. We offer many student programs and opportunities to enrich your academic experience.

Whether you are looking for ways to make life-long friendships, explore professional and career interests, or enhance your leadership skills, we are certain there is a club, organization, group, or program for you!

Check out all our student organizations and events by visiting our student life portal EXPERIENCE | SHARKNATION.

For questions about getting involved contact:

LIU Promise
Pratt, Room 321
(718) 488-1042 |

Fraternity and Sorority Life

Fraternity & Sorority Life represents the heart of the campus life experience at LIU. Fraternities and Sororities promote fellowship, leadership, and service. Fraternity & Sorority life also provides members with the opportunity to forge long-lasting friendships, network with alumni, and enhance your academic and leadership endeavors.

You can join a fraternity or sorority at any time during your career by participating in and registering for fall or spring recruitment processes. Interested in joining a fraternity or sorority? Visit the Greek Life Recruitment Page!

For questions about joining Fraternity & Sorority Life contact:

LIU Promise
Pratt, Room 321
(718) 488-1042 |

Career Services

Whether you are already on a clear career track or still exploring your interests and trying to decide on a major, LIU Brooklyn's Career Services is here to give you the tools to find the career path that is right for you. 

An appointment with a Career Coach can help you:

  • Explore majors and career options
  • Plan your curriculum 
  • Prepare for the job search
  • Write résumés, cover letters, and interview prep
  • Identify internships and jobs in your field
  • Build a network and find mentors
  • Research and apply for graduate school

You can also search for career opportunities, LIU Brooklyn Career Services events, and resources online through our LIU Handshake system.

First-year students should contact their LIU Promise Success Coach for assistance in creating their résumés. Like LIU Promise on Facebook for updates on career events on campus.

Enrollment Services

Our Enrollment Services team is ready to provide solutions to your everyday academic needs. From registration to bursar to financial aid to academic advising, our one-stop shop is here to serve undergraduate, graduate, and transfer students. In addition, LIU Brooklyn offers a wide range of non-academic support services to assist you while on campus.

For more information:

Enrollment Services
Student Union Building, Room 301
(718) 488-1037 |