ESF Calendar of Events
Sunday, August 19, 2018
Ranger School | ONGOING continues through Tuesday, August 21, 2018 | Contact: June McWharf, 315-848-2566
9:00 am - 4:00 pm | Baker Lab First Floor Lobby | Event Website | Get your Orientation packet, Trailhead Meal Card, free gifts, have questions answered, and relax for a bit. Orientation staff will be here to help.
9:00 am - 1:00 pm | Centennial Hall | Members of the ESF Alumni Association Board of Directors will welcome new students and their families as they move into Centennial Hall. Board Members will be passing out snacks & beverages. | Sponsor: ESF Alumni Association
10:00 am - 11:15 am | Locations various | Event Website | Several sessions are offered at various locations and times (Housing and Meal Plan Overview in 146 Baker Laboratory at 10-10:30am, 2-2:30pm, or 2:45-3:15pm; Student Wellness in 148 Baker Lab at 10-10:30am, 10:45-11:15am, or 2:45-3:15pm; Financial Aid for the ... Read More
10:30 am - 1:30 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Staff from a variety of key support offices will be available to answer questions and provide an overview of available services for students and families.
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm | Gateway Center rooms A, B, and C | Event Website | Take a minute to breathe and enjoy some refreshments. Use this opportunity to meet other new students and families.
2:00 pm - 3:15 pm | Locations various | Event Website | Several sessions are offered at several locations and times (Housing and Meal Plan Overview in 146 Baker Laboratory at 10-10:30am, 2-2:30pm, or 2:45-3:15pm; Student Wellness in 148 Baker Lab at 10-10:30am, 10:45-11:15am, or 2:45-3:15pm; Financial Aid for the ... Read More
4:00 pm - 4:45 pm | SU: Goldstein Auditorium, Schine Student Center | Event Website | A special welcome to campus for new students and their families. This session will include general program information and the opportunity to meet key resource people at ESF.
4:45 pm - 5:30 pm | ESF Quad | Event Website | Join your classmates and Orientation Leaders for some icebreakers on the Quad.
9:30 pm - 10:30 pm | Marshall Auditorium, Marshall Hall | Event Website | Hypnotist Spidey will dazzle you with his hypnotic skills and make you laugh with his comedic wit. Join your new friends and classmates for what promises to be a great show!
9:00 am - 9:45 am | Gateway Center | Event Website | Join the Vice Provost and Dean for Student Affairs, Dr. Anne Lombard, for an intimate conversation about ESF values and the expectations the College has for you.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Locations various | Event Website | See Guidebook for specific locations. Obtain information specific to your program of study. You must meet with your curriculum coordinator before you can complete your academic registration.
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Baker Lab Computer Clusters Room 309, 310, & 314 | Event Website | Computers are available for you to adjust your schedule as well as purchase textbooks, if needed. Orientation Leaders will be available to help you.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Gateway Center Concourse | Event Website
8:00 pm - 9:30 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Participate in the largest icebreaker game you will ever play!
8:00 am - 4:00 pm | Moon Library | ONGOING continues through Thursday, August 23, 2018 | Event Website | The Graduate Assistant Colloquium on Teaching and Learning describes the culture and expectations of ESF; outlines instructional survival skills and specific teaching-related skills necessary to function effectively as a GA; highlights some of the people and ... Read More | Sponsor: ESF Open Academy | Contact: ESF Open Academy, 315-470-6891
10:00 am - 11:00 am | Gateway Center | Event Website | The Division of Student Affairs will discuss the curriculum, course selection process, and academic resources that are available to you on campus.
11:00 am - 12:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | During this session we will talk about civility in the classroom through the use of real-life scenarios facilitated by Orientation Leaders and first-year class faculty.
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Living in an inclusive and diverse community is one of the most exciting and valuable aspects of college. During this powerful session, you will hear first-person accounts from current students of their initial experiences in, and feelings about, the ESF community.
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Join us as nationally renowned speaker and educator Carlos Ojeda, Jr. discusses the power of our stories and the value diversity brings to our daily work.
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Spoken word poetry by local Syracuse artists.
8:00 pm - 10:00 pm | Gateway Center | Event Website | Come to our lively Orientation dance party.