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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)

  • Taking Care of Business | Visit ESF Campus Offices, 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

  • Triples Move-In | 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Centennial Hall

  • Dinner, 4:00pm-6:00pm | ESF Gateway Center

  • Triples Bonding Event | 6:00 PM - 7:45 PM | SU Barnes Center
    (Climbing Wall, E-Sports Room, Open Gym & Courts)

  • Progressive Ice-Cream Social | 8:00 PM | Centennial Hall
    Meet and Greet with Resident Assistants and Orientation Leaders in Centennial and get some ice cream!

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

  • Move-In-All Room Types

  • Complementary Lunch & ESF Resource Fair

  • New Student and Family Welcome, Hendrick's Chapel

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

  • Family Departure & Photos on the ESF Quad

  • New Student Dinner in Gateway

  • Centennial Hall Floor Meetings, 7:00 p.m. Sharp

  • ESF After Dark on the ESF Quad

8/24/2022 - Wednesday (Academic Day)

  • Breakfast in Gateway

  • Dean's Welcome Address

  • Decoding Technology

  • Academic Success at ESF

  • Registration Tutorial

  • Lunch

  • Academic Department Meetings (Bring your laptops)

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

  • OL Small Group Meetings on the Quad (Campus Tours)

  • Dinner in Dining Halls

  • Silent Disco/ Blacklight Dance Party

8/25/2022 - Thursday

  • Breakfast

  • OL Small group Meetings

  • Introduction to Diversity & Inclusion at ESF

  • Anti-Bias Training

  • OL Small Group Debrief & Lunch

  • Health & Wellness at ESF

  • Sustainability at ESF

  • Enriching Your College Experience

  • ESF Quad Games

  • Dinner

8/26/2022 - Friday

  • Breakfast

  • 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?

  • Lunch with OL Small Groups

  • New Student Convocation

  • New Student Photo on the Quad

  • Food Truck Rally

  • SU Orange Blast

8/27/2022 - Saturday of Service

Breakfast

Saturday of Service (SOS)
Various service sites in the Syracuse community

Taste of Salt City Market for Lunch

Citrus in the City Event

Orange After Dark

Transfer Students Orientation Schedule

8/26/2022

  • Breakfast

  • Dean's Welcome Address

  • Decoding Technology

  • Academic Success at ESF

  • Registration Tutorial

  • Lunch

  • Academic Department Meetings
    Bring your laptops

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

  • New Student Convocation, Gateway

  • New Student Photo on the Quad

  • Food Truck Rally

  • SU Event: Orange Blast

8/27/2022 - Saturday of Service

Breakfast

Saturday of Service (SOS)
Various service sites in the Syracuse community

Taste of Salt City Market for Lunch

Citrus in the City Event

Orange After Dark