Orientation Schedule

Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation

Questions? Please contact:
Lauryn Moore, Assistant Director of New Student Programs
(315) 223-2598

NOTE: While we expect to see all of our new students at every session, all sessions listed below with a ** are required NSO events.

Pioneer Pillar Markers

UC Traditions & School Spirit Community Development & Safety Academic Preparedness Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Engagement & Relationship Building
U (orange) C (pink) A (blue) D (red) E (green)

Time Event/Session Location Pioneer Pillar Marker
8:00am - 2:00pm Residential Student Move-In North & South Hall  
8:30am - 5:00pm  All UC Offices Open Various  
Have a question about your schedule or your financial aid? Visit the Center for Student Success during the hours of 9:00am and 3:30pm! 117 Hubbard Hall
11:00am - 3:00pm  Utica Resource Fair
"Utica" Tent C E
12:00pm - 3:00pm  New Students and Family BBQ Strebel Student Center U
1:00pm - 3:00pm  Commuter Student Check-In**
Welcome Center  
1:30pm - 2:30pm  Health Studies Society Info Meeting Strebel Student Center Auditorium  
2:30pm - 3:30pm Meet the Staff of Learning Services Strebel Student Center Auditorium A
3:30pm - 4:00pm  Welcome to the Pioneer Family!**
Clark Athletic Center C
4:00pm - 5:00pm  Parents & Families: Meet the Dean of Students** Clark Athletic Center D A C E
Students: Meet the Class of 2023!   D C E
5:00pm - 5:30pm  Family Farewell Outside of Athletic Center E
5:30pm - 6:30pm  Groups 1-6: Dinner Dining Commons D C E
Groups 7-13: Becoming Part of the UC Community** Strebel Auditorium
6:30pm - 7:30pm Groups 1-6: Becoming Part of the UC Community Strebel Auditorium D C E
Groups 7-13: Dinner Dining Commons
7:30pm - 9:30pm New Student Block Party Strebel Student Center Back Lawn E U
9:30pm- 11:00pm Late Night Programming North & South Hall  
9:00am - 10:30am  Breakfast Available Dining Commons  
10:45am - 11:00am  Students Line-up for Convocation** Strebel Student Center- Back Sidewalk  
11:00am - 12:00pm Convocation** Clark Athletic Center D A C E U
12:00pm - 12:15pm  Class of 2023 Photo** Clark Athletic Center U
12:15pm - 1:20pm  Lunch Strebel Student Center A
1:30pm - 4:30pm
"UticaCollege101" **
(Academic Sessions with Faculty)
Various- see NSO name badge A C E
Meet your CARE Team
(Presentation from Center for Student Success & Center for Career & Professional Development)
Various- see NSO
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4:30pm - 6:00pm Classroom Tours with the OMs** Various A
4:30pm - 6:00pm Center for Student Success open for Schedule Adjustments 117 Hubbard Hall  
6:00pm - 7:30pm Dinner Available Dining Commons  
7:45pm - 8:45pm Pioneer Pride** Clark Gymnasium E U
9:00pm - 10:00pm Mentalist Robert Channing Clark Gymnasium C E U
9:30pm - 11:00pm Late Night Programming North & South Hall  
10:00pm - 11:00pm Ice Cream Bar in the Lounge Strebel Student Center Lounge  
7:30am - 8:45am  Breakfast Available Dining Commons  
9:00am - 10:00am  PLAYFAIR!** "Moose" Tent D C E U
Groups 1-6:
10:15am - 11:30am Transitions Performance
Strebel Auditorium D A C E U
11:40am- 1:10pm Transitions Small Group Debrief Library Concourse
1:20pm- 2:00pm Lunch Dining Commons
2:10pm- 3:25pm "Shot of Reality" Clark Gymnasium
Groups 7-13:
10:15am- 11:30am "Shot of Reality" Clark Gymnasium D A C E U
11:40am- 12:20pm Lunch Dining Commons
12:30pm- 1:45pm Transitions Performance Strebel Auditorium
1:55pm- 3:25pm Transitions Small Group Debrief Library Concourse
4:00pm- 5:00pm “Let’s Be Real” Student Panel w/ OM’s & RA’s Strebel Student Center Auditorium  
5:00pm - 7:00pm  Dinner Available    
8:00pm - 10:00pm  First Year Glow Party Duffy Plaza E U
10:00pm - 11:00pm Late Night Programming North & South Hall  
8:00am - 10:30am  Breakfast Available Dining Commons  
9:00am - 2:00pm Center for Student Success Open for schedule adjustments Student Success  
11:00am - 12:00pm Tour of Clark City Center (downtown campus) Clark City Center  
12:00pm - 1:30pm Lunch Available Dining Commons  
All Day! Class of 2023 Community Service Project
Food Drive Project: Find a donation box & donate non-perishable items to be given to Utica community organizations!
North Hall, South Hall, and Strebel Student Center Lounge D C E U
2:00pm- 4:00pm
*every 30 minutes*
Bus Trips to Walmart & Target Strebel Student Center  
8:00pm Utica College Programming Board (UCPB) Takeover: Movie on the Quad! Residential Quad C E U
Note: This schedule is subject to change. You will receive an official New Student Orientation schedule and Campus Map at Check-In.


Contact Us

Lauryn Moore

Lauryn Moore

Assistant Director of New Student Programs
Office of Student Success
206 Strebel Student Center
(315) 223-2598
(315) 792.3840 (fax)

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