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Fall 2022 Orientation

Welcome to all of our new Mighty Oaks! We're excited to help you get settled in at ESF and make connections with other students through a variety of events and sessions.

First-Year Orientation Schedule

8/22/2022 - Monday (Triples Move In Day)

Time

Event Description

10 AM - 2 PM

Triples Move-In

4 PM - 6 PM

Dinner | Gateway

6 PM - 7:45 PM

Triples Bonding Event | Barnes Center

8 PM

Progressive Ice-Cream Social & Crafts | Centennial Hall

8/23/2022 - Tuesday (All Student Move In Day & Start of Orientation)

Time

Event Description

8 AM - 9 PM

Breakfast for triple students | Gateway

8 AM - 2 PM

Move-In-All Room Types

11 AM - 2 PM

Complementary Parent & Family Lunch | Gateway

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM

New Student and Family Welcome | Hendrick's Chapel

4 PM - 5 PM

Parent & Family Welcome with the Dean | Hendrick's Chapel
(student's come back to the ESF quad with their OL small groups for ice breakers)

5:30 PM

Family Departure & Photos | ESF Quad

5:45 PM - 7 PM

New Student Dinner | Gateway

7 PM - 8 PM

Mandatory Centennial Hall Floor Meetings | Centennial Hall

8 PM - 10:30 PM

ESF After Dark | ESF Quad

8/24/2022 - Wednesday (Academic Day)

Time

Event Description

8 AM - 9 PM

Breakfast | Gateway

8:30 AM - 9:00 AM

Review of Orientation

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM

Dean's Welcome Address

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Academic Success at ESF

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration Tutorial

11:30 AM - 1 PM

Lunch & Orientation in Small Groups | Gateway

1 PM - 2 PM

Academic Department Meetings (Bring your laptops)

2 PM - 4:30 PM

Schedule Adjustments with Advisors (Bring your laptops, computer labs will be available)

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

OL Small Group Meetings | Quad (Campus Tours)

4:30 PM - 8 PM

Sadler Dining Hall

5:30 PM - 7 PM

Dinner in SU Dining Hall

8:30 PM - 11 PM

Silent Disco/ Blacklight Dance party

8/25/2022 - Thursday

Time

Event Description

8 AM - 9 AM

Breakfast

9:30 AM - 10 AM

OL Small group meetings

10 Am - 10:30 AM

Introduction to Diversity & Inclusion at ESF

10:30 AM - 11: 30 AM

Anti Bias Training

11:30 AM - 1 PM

OL Small Group Debrief & Lunch

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Health & Wellness at ESF

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Enriching Your College Experience

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Sustainability at ESF

4:30 PM - 6 PM

ESF Quad Games

6 PM - 8 PM

Dinner | Ernie Davis open from 4:30 PM - 9 PM(Sadler closed.)

8/26/2022 - Friday

Time

Event Description

8 AM - 9:30 AM

Breakfast

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Rotating Sessions

  1. Personal Safety with University Police

  2. Identify, Interpret, Intervene: Introduction Choose Action Network

  3. How Does Equity and Title IX Apply to Me?

12 PM - 2 PM

Lunch with OL Small Groups

4 PM - 5 PM

New Student Convocation
New Student Photo right after | Quad

5 PM - 8 PM

Food Truck Rally

9:30 PM - 12:30 AM

SU Orange Blast

8/27/2022 - Saturday of Service

Time

Event Description

8 AM - 9 AM

Breakfast

9 AM - 1 PM

Saturday of Service (SOS)-various service sites in Syracuse

1 PM - 3 PM

Taste of Salt City Market for Lunch

6 PM

Citrus in the City Event

8 PM

Orange After Dark

Transfer Students Orientation Schedule

8/26/2022

Time

Event Description

8 AM - 9 AM

Breakfast

9 AM - 9:45 AM

Dean's Welcome Address

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Academic Success at ESF

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Registration Tutorial

11:30 AM - 1 PM

Lunch with OL Small Groups

1 PM - 2 PM

Academic Department Meetings

2 PM - 4 PM

Schedule Adjustments with Advisors

4 PM - 5 PM

New Student Convocation | Gateway

5 PM

New Student Photo | Quad

5 PM - 8 PM

Food Truck Rally

9:30 AM - 12 AM

SU Event: Orange Blast

8/27/2022 - Saturday of Service (SOS)

Time

Event Description

8 AM - 9 PM

Breakfast

9 AM - 1 PM

Saturday of Service (SOS)-various service sites in Syracuse

1 PM - 3 PM

Taste of Salt City Market for Lunch

6 PM

Citrus in the City Event

8 PM

Orange After Dark