The Office of the First-Year Experience offers a comprehensive array of programs and initiatives for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as for parents and families that begin before students arrive on campus and continue well beyond their first year. Specifically, the Office of the First-Year Experience sponsors Student Orientation and the Navigating Rensselaer orientation program, Tuesday Night Toolbox, Information and Personal Assistance Center (IPAC), along with many other community actions initiatives, programs, and publications designed to help students and families navigate Rensselaer.