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Transfer Student Orientation Schedule — 2017

The schedule below is the Orientation schedule for new Transfer students.

Move-in for those living in Centennial Hall will take place on Thursday, August 24 from 12-5 p.m.

Parking permits will be issued throughout the weekend through SU's Parking and Transit Services, but purchases must be completed online.

*For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations for Orientation, please email studenthelp@esf.edu by August 1.

Friday, August 25

Transfer students will be allowed to park in the Standart Parking Lot at Syracuse University on this day.

Time Event
8 - 9 a.m. Check-In for Orientation and Continental Breakfast provided: Gateway Center
8 - 9:30 a.m. Trailhead Meal Card Distribution: Gateway Center Concourse (please bring SU ID card or driver's license for verification)
9 - 9:30 a.m. Welcome to ESF: Gateway Center
9:30 - 10 a.m. A Conversation with the Dean: ESF Community Expectations: Gateway Center
10 - 10:30 a.m. Registration Tutorial and Navigation: Gateway Center
10:30 - 11:30 a.m. Introduction to Major: Department Meeting: Locations various
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Schedule adjustments (if necessary): Baker Lab Computer Clusters
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Trailhead Cafe Open
12 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Served in the Gateway Center and OL Small Group Time
2:30 p.m. Procession to Gateway Center: Meet on the ESF Quad in Academic Departments
3 p.m. ESF Welcome Convocation for all New Students: Gateway Center
4 p.m. ESF Class Photo and Olympics: ESF Quad
5 - 7 p.m. ESF Welcome Barbecue: ESF Quad (Rain location: Gateway Center)
6 p.m. ESF Athletics Pep Rally: ESF Quad (Rain location: Gateway Center)
9 p.m. - 12 a.m. ESF/SU Joint Event: OrangeBlast!: SU Quad/Archbold/Flannagan Gymnasium

Saturday, August 26 (Optional Events)

Time Event
10 a.m. Optional Transfer Day of Service (more details to come)
11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Trailhead Cafe Open: Gateway Center
6:30 p.m. SU Event: "Citrus in the City": Experience Downtown Syracuse, Clinton Square! Buses depart from the Stadium Place Bus Stop at 6:30 p.m.
9 p.m. - 1 a.m. ESF/SU Joint Event: Cuse Carnival: SU Women's Field (corner of Euclid and Comstock)

Sunday, August 27: OFF

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