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First-Year Student January 2014 Orientation Schedule

First-Year Student Fall 2014 Orientation Schedule

Below is the final Orientation schedule for new first-year students. You can view the Family schedule by clicking at the right box. Parking will be available for Tuesday only in the Standart Parking lot at Syracuse University.

Students will receive their course schedules on Wednesday and have the opportunity to make any schedule adjustments Wednesday afternoon as well as purchase their textbooks.

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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