2019 Orientation Schedule | St. Lawrence University Student Activities & Leadership

2019 Orientation Schedule

Sunday, August 25

8:00a.m. – 3:00p.m.
Welcome, Registration, and Check-in
Respective Residence Halls

8:00 – 9:30a.m.
Breakfast
Dana Dining Center
Available to new students with meal plan using their St. Lawrence ID card, family members may purchase lunch at the cash price.

10:00am – 3:00p.m.
Health Services: Torrey ’82 Health & Counseling Center
Counseling Services: Torrey ’82 Health & Counseling Center
Safety & Security: Torrey ’82 Health & Counseling Center
Student Financial Services: Sullivan Student Center, 3rd Floor

10:30 – 11:30a.m.
Students: Continue to Unpack

Families: Welcome from the Deans
E.J. Noble Center, Gulick Theatre

Dean of Student Life Hagi Bradley, Dean of Academic Affairs Karl Schonberg, and Associate Dean of the First-Year Sarah Barber will introduce themselves, speak briefly to academic and behavioral expectations, and facilitate a Q&A session. Representatives from Health & Counseling Services, Residence Life & Housing, and Safety & Security will also be available to answer questions. This session is not intended for new students.

11:30a.m. – 1:30p.m.
Lunch                                                                 

In order to accommodate as many new students and families as possible, there are 3 satellite lunch locations, designated by Residence Hall. New students should use their meal plan (SLU ID), family members may purchase lunch at the cash price.

Lee, Whitman and Transfer/Exchange students: Eben Holden Conference Center
Gaines, Priest, Rebert, and Reiff: Dana Dining Center
A la carte to go lunches: Northstar Café, Student Center

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

1:15-2:15p.m.
Students: Continue to unpack, get settled, meet your neighbors, and visit the campus resource fair
Families: Introduction to the FYP – Gulick Theatre

3:30p.m.
Matriculation Ceremony
Creasy Commencement Commons (Rain Location: Newell Fieldhouse)

4:30p.m.
Goodbye to Families

Student Orientation:

4:45-5:30p.m.
Get to Know Your First Year Program (FYP) Community Members
Library Grove (Rain Location: Leithead Field House)

5:15-7:00p.m.
Sunday Community Dinner
Eben Holden Lawn and  Patio
Sit down for your first meal with your residence hall, get to know your OLs & CAs

7:00p.m.
First Community Meeting
Respective Colleges

9:00p.m.
Candlelight Experience
Quad (Rain Location: Gunnison Chapel)

Monday, August 26

Group Scarlet: Transfers & Exchange, Benedict, Campbell, Clark, Gaines, Green, Holmes, Marden, O’Connor, Plaisance, Priest, Reiff, Romoda, Ward, Young
Group Brown: Bacheller, Buys, Curtin, Eaton, Ford, Herrick, Langlois, Longley, MacAllaster, MacKay, Manley, Pomponio, Sawyer, Sprague, Van De Water

7:00- 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast
Dana Dining Center

8:30 – 9:30a.m.
CIRP Survey
FYP Classroom location

9:30 – 10:15a.m.
Campus Exploration
OL Groups

10:15a.m. & 11:15a.m.
Academic Planning Panels
Various Locations
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.

12:00-1:15p.m.
Lunch
Dana Dining Center

12:00p.m.- 1:15p.m.
FYP Advising Hours
Faculty Offices
If needed, check in with your FYP Advisor if you need to about registration, or make an appointment for the first week of classes for a longer conversation.

1:15p.m. – 3:15p.m.
SCARLET
“What if I say the Wrong Thing” FYP Classrooms     
BROWN
Campus Safety 101 (1:15-2:30 p.m.) Gulick Theatre
Cyber Security 101 (2:30-3:15p.m.) Gulick Theatre

3:30 – 5:30p.m.
BROWN
“What if I say the Wrong Thing” FYP Classrooms
SCARLET
Campus Safety 101 (1:15-2:30 p.m.) Gulick Theatre
Cyber Security 101 (2:30-3:15p.m.) Gulick Theatre

5:30p.m.
Dinner
Dana Dining Center

7:00 – 7:30p.m
SCARLET Stand by Me Gulick Theatre

7:30 – 8:00p.m.
BROWN Stand by Me Gulick Theatre

7:30p.m. & 8:00p.m.
A Conversation about Social Life at SLU
Various Locations
Your CAs and OLs will facilitate the discussion about life outside the classroom and share resources available to assist you in transitioning to campus life.

9:00-11:30p.m.
Student Center Open House
Sullivan Student Center
Learn about everything the Sullivan Student Center has to offer! There will be something for everyone!

Tuesday, August 27

7:30a.m.-8:45a.m.
Breakfast
Dana Dining Center

9:00a.m.
Campus Exploration Time
Various Locations                   

10:10a.m.
First FYP Class
FYP Classroom Location

11:40a.m.
Lunch
Dana Dining Center

Group Scarlet: Transfers & Exchange, Benedict, Campbell, Clark, Gaines, Green, Holmes, Marden, O’Connor, Plaisance, Priest, Reiff, Romoda, Ward, Young
Group Brown: Bacheller, Buys, Curtin, Eaton, Ford, Herrick, Langlois, Longley, MacAllaster, MacKay, Manley, Pomponio, Sawyer, Sprague, Van De Water

1:00 p.m.
SCARLET
Speak About It
Gulick Theatre

2:30p.m.
BROWN

Speak About It is a performance about consent, boundaries, and healthy relationships. The performance is entertaining, educational, and empowering.                                                                                                                

4:40-7:00p.m
New Student Picnic with President William L. and Lynn Fox
OLs & CAs will organize arrival times by residence hall

MacAllaster House, 54 East Main St.

 

8:30p.m.
Outdoor Movie
Outside Sullivan Student Center (Old Java Quad)
Join your OLs for an outdoor movie – Bohemian Rhapsody

Wednesday, August 28

8:30a.m.
CLASSES BEGIN

Friday, August 30

3:00p.m. – 8:00p.m.
First Year Cup Festival
Outside Sullivan Student Center (Rain Location: Inside Sullivan Student Center)

5:00p.m.-8:00p.m
Adirondack Theme Welcome Dinner
Millenium Way (Rain Location: Dana Dining Hall)