January Orientation 2014






Friday, January 17
8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Orientation Registration
You're here? Let us know you've arrived. Come pick up your combination to your room, your student ID, and a down-to-earth SLU guide to help you and your family with whatever it is you need first (snacks, a tour, etc.).
Information Desk, Sullivan Student Center
Office open until 3:30 p.m. Meal Plan & Bill Payment - Student Financial Services
3rd Floor, Sullivan Student Center
Office open until 3:30 p.m. Loan Information - Financial Aid
Payson Hall
Office open until 3:30 p.m. Books, SLU Sweatshirts, Hot Cocoa
Brewer Bookstore
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch
Head over to Dana Dining Hall for lunch with other students and your Orientation Leaders. Families welcome!.
Dana Dining Center
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Welcome Session for Families
Associate Dean of the First-Year Rebecca Daniels, Associate Dean for Academic Advising Evelyn Jennings, and Associate Dean of Student Life and Director of Career Services Carol Bate will answer questions about academic life, internship opportunities, and student life.
Hannon Room,
Third Floor, Sullivan Student Center
3:30 p.m.-5:00 p.m. Welcome Session for Students
3:30-4:00pm: Q&A with Orientation Leaders and other students. Brainstorm some good ones!
4:00-5:00pm: Safety on Campus - How, when, and why to call security. Or, how to stay safe and sane (even during Finals week!)
5:00-5:30pm: Get Connected (IT) - Set-up your wireless connection, public printing, and all the other important tech-y things. Bring your computer.
Crandell Room #232
Second Floor, Sullivan Student Center
5:30 p.m. Meet Your Community Assistant (CAs)
Greet your CA at the Information Desk before heading to dinner at Dana together and get the low-down on living on campus.
Sullivan Student Center, Information Desk
7:00 p.m. A.C.E. Movie
The first of many pre-home release film screenings that happen every Thursday, Saturday and Sunday in the Winston Room.
Sullivan Student Center, Winston Room
Saturday, January 18
8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast with Orientation Leaders (OLs) Dana Dining Center
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Making it in the Classroom
- Associate Dean for Academic Advising Evelyn Jennings will help you navigate ANGEL, APR, and develop a four-year plan.
- Matt McCluskey explains academic resources and strategies for studying.
- QRC and WORD Studio - Important acronyms you'll need to know! Hear more about how these resource centers can help you.
Whitman Annex
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch with your Orientation Leaders Dana Dining Center
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Individual Academic Advising and Introduction to the Libraries
Schedule an individual academic advising appointment during the 11:30 a.m. advising session for specific questions and/or get an introduction to what specifically the St. Lawrence Libraries have to offer - from the cataloging system (heads up: it's not the Dewey Decimal system) to the treehouses, and the 24-hour room.
Owen D. Young Library
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Introduction to Career Services - "Skill Scan"
Check out the services and support the Career Services office has to offer, as well as what skills you have to offer and how best to market yourself.
Monaco Room #242,
Sullivan Student Center
5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Dinner with Deans Tolliver and Lehr and Hockey Game
Your Orientation Leaders will walk with you to Augsbury for dinner, then cheer on the men Skating Saints as they take on Yale!
Augsbury 124 & Appleton Arena
Sunday, January 19
Sleep in and grab breakfast on your own. Meet some of the other students returning to campus.
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Dana Dining Center
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Transfer & Upperclass Student Panel
Advice from current upperclassmen and former transfers on finding your passion and purpose at St. Lawrence. Hear about why Cheese Club is one of the most popular organizations on campus, how to get involved in Intramural sports, and what it's really like after-hours on campus.
Hannon Room,
Sullivan Student Center
2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Open Registration for All Students Room 140B,
Owen D. Young Library
Monday, January 20
Classes Begin