Parent Schedule - Orientation

Parent Orientation Schedule (2017).... Please check back in mid-July for the official 2018 schedule!

Time Session Location
8:00am - 2:00pm Residential Student Move-In North and South Halls
8:30am - 5:00pm  Student Financial Services Open   117 Hubbard Hall 
8:30am - 5:00pm  Campus Safety Open

*This is where your students can obtain an official UC Student ID or register their vehicle to park on campus.
Strebel Student Center 
10:30am - 11:00am  Meeting for Students with Disabilities   Newman Center 
11:00am - 1:00pm  Utica Resource Fair

*Your one-stop-shop for UC Resources and Local Utica Vendors and Services! Have a question? Find an Orientation Mentor (OM) Info Tent located here!
Utica Tent 
11:00am - 2:00pm  Commuter Student Check-In   Cynkus Family Welcome Center 
11:00am - 2:00pm  New Students and Families BBQ   Strebel Student Center Back Lawn 
1:00pm - 2:00pm Mixer with the Dean of Students

*Come mingle with fellow parents and families, meet our Dean of Students, hear about Student Affairs Programming and how to become an involved UC parent.
Strebel Student Center Lounge
2:00pm - 3:00pm  Meetings by Major

*It is crucial that you plan to attend this important session with your student. You’ll get the opportunity to meet the faculty in your student's chosen major and hear about their academic path to Graduation!
Various Locations 
3:30pm - 4:30pm  Convocation Ceremony

*This UC tradition is a must-see! All New Students attend and are officially welcomed to Utica College.
Harold T. Clark Gymnasium
4:30pm - 5:15pm  Class of 2021 Photo & Family Farewell

*Capture your student’s first UC class photo to share with family & friends! Then it’s time to say goodbye so the fun for New Students can begin!
Residential Quad 
6:00pm Utica College Parent Dinner

Please register for this event online →
DoubleTree by Hilton
Hotel Utica Grand Ballroom:
102 Lafayette St., Utica, NY
Note: This schedule is subject to change. You will receive an official New Student Orientation schedule and Campus Map at Check-In.


Lauryn Davis
Assistant Director of New Student Programs
Office of Student Success
122 White Hall

(315) 223-2598
(315) 792.3840 (Fax)
(315) 792-3006
1600 Burrstone Road | Utica, NY 13502