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First-Year Student January 2014 Orientation Schedule

First-Year Student Fall 2014 Orientation Schedule

The schedule below is tentative. A final schedule will be up by early July.

More detailed information regarding parking, housing, to-do items, and other helpful information will be coming via e-mail in June and throughout the remainder of the summer.

Your class schedule will be finalized throughout the summer as you will be pre-registered. You will have the opportunity to make any necessary schedule adjustments on Wednesday of Orientation.

Tuesday, August 19th

8 a.m. - 12 p.m. Assisted Move-In with Mighty Movers (Centennial Hall residents only)
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Orientation Check-In: Gateway Center Conference Rooms
9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Trailhead Meal Card Distribution: Gateway Center Conference Rooms (please bring SU ID card or driver's license for verification)
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Complimentary Refreshments and Snacks: Gateway Center Concourse
11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Trailhead Cafe Open for Lunch
1 p.m. Welcome to ESF Introduction by President Wheeler: Hendricks Chapel
2 - 3:30 p.m.

Students Only: Icebreakers on the ESF Quad

Families: Please see the Families of First-Year Students Schedule above

3:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner on your own
4 - 5:30 p.m. Trailhead Cafe Open for Dinner
7:30 - 8 p.m. Floor Meetings (Centennial Hall residents only)
8:30 - 9 p.m. Meeting with OL Groups: Locations various
9 - 10:30 p.m. Hypnotist: Marshall Auditorium

Wednesday, August 20th

9 -10 a.m. Welcome to ESF from the Deans: Gateway Center
10 - 11:15 a.m. College 101: Introduction to College: Locations various
11:15 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meeting with OL Groups: Locations various
1 - 2 p.m. The Academic Experience: Gateway Center
2 - 3 p.m. Department Meetings: Introduction to your Academic Department: Locations various
3 - 4:30 p.m. Schedule Adjustments (If Needed): Baker Lab Computer Clusters
4:30 - 6:15 p.m. Dinner on your own (Sadler Dining Hall Open)
6:15 - 7 p.m. Meeting with OL Groups: Locations various
7 - 8 p.m. Underground Poetry: Marshall Auditorium
8 - 9:30 p.m. Playfair: The Ultimate Icebreaker: Gateway Center

Thursday, August 21st

8 - 9:30 a.m. Commuter Student Continental Breakfast: Nifkin Lounge
9:30 - 11 a.m. A Shot of Reality: Marshall Auditorium
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Meeting with OL Groups: Locations various
1:30 - 2:30 p.m. ESF Olympics: ESF Quad
2:30 - 4 p.m. Courtesy: Pass It On!: Gateway Center/Nifkin Lounge
4 - 5 p.m. College 101: Introduction to ESF Values: Locations various
5 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner on your own (Sadler Dining Hall)
7:30 - 8:30 p.m. ESF Athletics Pep Rally: Marshall Auditorium
9 - 10:30 p.m. SU/ESF Joint Event: Home to the Dome: Carrier Dome (Enter through Gate E)

Friday, August 22nd

9:30 - 10:15 a.m. Meeting with OL Group: Locations various
10:15 - 12 p.m. Opening Convocation for New SU/ESF Students: Carrier Dome
12 p.m. Lunch at the Dome
1 - 3 p.m. Meeting with OL Groups: Locations various
3 - 4:30 p.m. There's More to My Story: Marshall Auditorium
4:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner on your own (Sadler Dining Hall)
8 p.m. - 12 a.m. SU/ESF Joint Event: OrangeBlast!: SU Quad/Archbold/Flannagan Gymnasium

Saturday, August 23rd

9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ESF's Campus Day of Service: Meet in the Gateway Center for Welcome Remarks. Buses depart outside of Centennial Hall at 10 a.m.
5 - 8 p.m. SU Event: "Citrus in the City": Experience Downtown Syracuse! Buses depart from the Schine Student Center at 5 p.m.
8 p.m. The Second City Touring Company: Landmark Theatre. Buses depart immediately following back to campus.

Sunday, August 24th

1 p.m. ESF Closing Ceremonies: Gateway Center
2 p.m. Ice Cream Social Sponsored by the Alumni Office: Gateway Center Concourse

 


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