Orientation Schedule

Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation

Questions? Please contact:
Lauryn Moore, Assistant Director of New Student Programs
lamoore@utica.edu
(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)


THURSDAY, AUGUST 29
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  
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
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
(rotation)
"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
name badge
A C E
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  
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
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  
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
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.

ALL STUDENTS ARE EXPECTED TO ATTEND ALL SESSIONS DURING NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION WEEKEND

Contact Us

Lauryn Moore

Lauryn Moore

Assistant Director of New Student Programs
Office of Student Success
206 Strebel Student Center
orientation@
utica.edu
(315) 223-2598
(315) 792.3840 (fax)

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