Orientation 2014

*Please Note: A version with more details and final locations of events will be available at Registration on Sunday, August 24.

Sunday, August 24
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Welcome, Registration and Check-in
You will need a driver's license or other government-issued photo ID to check-in
Respective Residence Halls
8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast
Available to new students with meal plan using their St. Lawrence ID card received at check-in. For non-students, $6 cash only.
Dana Dining Center
8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

(Additional representatives available beginning at 11:30 a.m.)

Campus Resource Fair

Health Services:

Safety & Security:

Student Financial Services:

Counseling Services:

Student Center Winston Rm

Student Center Winston Rm

Student Center, 3rd Floor

Torrey Health Center

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Get Connected 
Information Technology (IT) staff are available to configure your computer for access to the SLU wireless network, network storage space and the Public Printing system.
Sullivan Student Center, Winston Room
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Students: Unpack, get settled and meet your neighbors.

Families: Welcome from the Deans
Dean of Student Life Joe Tolliver, Dean of Academic Affairs Valerie Lehr and Associate Dean of the First-Year Jenny Hansen will speak briefly on academic and behavioral expectations and facilitate a Q&A session. Representatives from Health & Counseling Services,  Residential Life and Safety & Security will also be available to answer your questions. This session is not intended for new students.

Noble Center, Gulick Theatre
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch OR Box Lunch
In order to accommodate as many new students and families as possible, three satellite lunch locations are designated by residence hall.  New students should use their meal plan (SLU ID): for non-students, $7 cash only.
Gaines, Priest, Rebert and Reiff: Dana Dining Center

Lee, Whitman and Transfers: Eben Holden Conference Center

Grab-and-Go Bag Lunches: Northstar Cafe, Student Center

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Owen D. Young Library Tours Owen D. Young Library
1:15-2:15 p.m.

Students: Continue to unpack, get settled, meet your neighbors, and visit the Campus Resource Fair.

Families: Meet Your Student’s First-Year Program Faculty
Families: Meet Your Student’s First-Year Program Faculty Members. Locations will be provided at Registration. The faculty for your student’s FYP will be available to meet you, provide information about the course and answer questions. This session is not intended for new students.

 Locations will be provided at Check-In
3:30 p.m. Matriculation Ceremony Creasy Commencement Commons  (Rain location: Newell Field House)
4:30 p.m. Goodbye to families  
Student Orientation:
4:45 – 5:30 p.m. Get to Know Your First-Year Program (FYP) Community Members Library Grove
(Rain location: Newell Field House)
5:15 – 7:00 p.m. Dinner with Academic Departments
Meet and have dinner with faculty in your academic major department, or departments you are interested in joining.
Eben Holden Lawn and Patio (Rain location: Eben Holden)
7:00 p.m. First Community Meeting FYP Classroom Locations
9:00 p.m. Candlelight Experience Quad (Rain Location: Leithead Field House)
Monday, August 25
7:00 – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Dana Dining Center
8:30 a.m. First FYP Class FYP Classroom Location
10:15 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. Academic Planning Panels
Faculty and staff will provide valuable information to assist you in academic planning.  Your FYP faculty and OLs will have information about the specific panels and their locations.
Various Locations
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. Lunch Dana Dining Center
1:00 p.m. -6:00 p.m. Individual Academic Planning Meetings Faculty Offices
2:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Games, Ice Cream and More Get to know students in nearby FYPs.  Head to the Sullivan Student Center for obstacle courses, ice cream and free giveaways.

Sullivan Student Center
5:00 p.m. Dinner Dana Dining Center
7:00 p.m. Real-Time Class Registration
Open until Tuesday at 12 p.m.
7:30 p.m. A Conversation About Social Life at St. Lawrence
Your CA’s and
OL’s will facilitate a discussion about life outside the classroom and
share resources available to assist you in transitioning to campus
FYP Classroom Locations
9:00 p.m. Casino Games and Late-Night Breakfast
Play blackjack, poker and other games.  Enter to win raffle prizes and enjoy a breakfast buffet.
Eben Holden
Tuesday, August 26
7:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast Dana Dining Center
8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Get Connected Madill Hall Information Technology
9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. CIRP FYP Classroom Locations
9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m.

Welcome to College: What You Really Need to Know
Deans Jennings, Davis and Hansen will share information and advice to help you succeed in your first semester and beyond.

Noble Center, Gulick Theatre
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Course Advising Assistance Owen D. Young Library
11:30 a.m. & 12:30p.m. Lunch Dana Dining Center
12 noon Open Registration for All Students
until 11:59 p.m.
1:30-2:00 p.m. Advisor Open Office Hours  
3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Campus Safety 101 Noble Center, Gulick Theatre
5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. New Student Picnic
With President William L. and Lynn Fox.
MacAllaster House,
54 East Main Street
7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. Hot Topics Noble Center, Gulick Theatre
Wednesday, August 27
8:30 a.m. Classes Begin    
Friday, August 29
3:00 p.m. First-Year Cup Festival Outside Sullivan Student Center (Rain Location: Inside)
5:00 - 8:00 p.m. Adirondack Theme Welcome Dinner Millennium Way (Rain Location: Dana Dining Hall)
Friday, September 5
3:00 - 6:00 p.m. Student Organization Fair Student Center Millennium Way (Rain Location: Sullivan Student Center Atrium and Winston Room)
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