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LAUNCH is designed to transform the mindsets of MBA students

View the Complete LAUNCH Schedule

Program times are subject to change. Check back often!

The navigation panel to the left will allow you to jump to other pages within the LAUNCH Orientation website. You can review the list of Speakers, get to know your Orientation Leaders, download useful Stern student resources, and find out the best ways to contact various Stern departments.

For up-to-date information and guidelines on COVID-19 testing, safety measures, and more, please visit the NYU Returns website.

Please also note that for the entirety of LAUNCH, the dress code is Business Casual.

Build Your Foundation for Transformation

The Power of Business to Transform Challenges into Opportunities

LAUNCH kicks off the Stern MBA experience, inspiring our incoming MBA students on their journey to become informed global citizens — future business leaders who create impact in organizations and produce creative business solutions to important problems.


Culture of Inclusion, Understanding & Professional Trust

Stern is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and collaborative community in which students put others first, listen to truly understand each other’s lived experiences and give each other the benefit of the doubt.  A key goal of LAUNCH is for students to view these norms as integral, not supplemental, to the Stern experience.

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LAUNCH is designed to immerse students in an experiential learning cycle of Thinking, Acting and Reflecting. LAUNCH helps students set clear intentions to help them become self-aware, resilient and inclusive leaders.