Orientation Schedule

Orientation Schedule

New Student Orientation

Tentative Schedule (2019)



Questions? Please contact:

Lauryn Moore, Assistant Director of New Student Programs
lamoore@utica.edu
(315) 223-2598

NEW STUDENTS AND FAMILIES ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

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

THURSDAY, AUGUST 29
TimeEvent
8:00am - 2:00pmResidential Student Move-In
8:30am - 5:00pm All UC Offices Open  
11:00am - 3:00pm Utica Resource Fair
12:00noon - 3:00pm New Students and Families BBQ
1:00pm - 3:00pm Commuter Student Check-In**
1:30pm - 2:30pm Health Studies Society Info Meeting
2:00pm - 3:00pmMeeting the Office of Learning Services
3:30pm - 4:00pm Welcome to the Pioneer Family!**
4:00pm - 5:00pm Parent Session with the Dean of Students**
4:00pm - 5:00pm Student Session: Meet the Class of 2023!**
5:00pm - 6:00pm Family Farewell
6:00pm - 7:00pm Becoming Part of the UC Community**

Residential Students: Floor Meetings with your Resident Assistant (RA)

Commuter Students: Commuter Connection Meetings with your Commuter Mentors
 
7:00pm - 10:00pmUtica College Block Party
FRIDAY, AUGUST 30
8:30am - 9:30am Breakfast  
9:30am - 10:30am Icebreakers with your Orientation Mentors
10:45am - 11:00am All Students Line-up for Convocation**
11:00am - 12:00noonUtica College Convocation Ceremony**
12:00noon - 12:30pm Class of 2023 Photo**
12:30pm - 1:30pm Lunch
1:30pm - 4:30pm UC 101: First Day**
Required Academic Preparedness Workshops with Faculty and the Center for Student Success
4:30pm - 6:00pmAcademic Building Tours with the OMs**
4:30pm - 6:00pmCenter for Student Success open for schedule adjustments
6:00pm - 7:00pmDinner
7:30pm - 8:45pmPioneer Pride**
Learn all of UC’s favorite traditions, chants, songs ... and get a chance to show off your talents!
9:00pm - 10:00pmMentalist Robert Channing (As seen on America’s Got Talent!)
SATURDAY, AUGUST 31
8:00am - 8:45am Breakfast  
9:00am - 10:00am PLAYFAIR!**
A huge and fun interactive event to meet all of your fellow Pioneers, see what you have in common, all while celebrating our differences!
10:15am - 3:30pm

(rotations)
Creating a Safe UC Community**
Required Workshops that focus on important topics such as Campus and Community Safety, Title IX, Violence Prevention, Alcohol and Other Drug Education, and various other topics.

Lunch

Transitions**
Theatrical performance written, directed, and starred by your OMs and RAs- this is an NSO fan favorite!
4:00pm - 5:00pm Let’s Be Real - Student Panel
5:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner
 
8:00pm - 10:00pm Glow Party Under the Stars
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 1
8:00am - 7:00pm Dining Commons Open
11:00am - 3:00pmCenter for Student Success open for schedule adjustments
1:00pm - 3:00pmClass of 2023 Outreach Project
2:00pm - 6:00pmBus Trips to Walmart and Target
6:00pmUtica College Programming Board Take-Over!
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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