Admitted Students

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Orientation

Residential | Commuter | Travel

Orientation Day is Sunday, July 16. Attendance is mandatory. Students are given their meal card and review program policies and guidelines. Residential students move-in. No student will be permitted to check-in without having completed the Confirmation of Admissions process.

Residential Students

Residential Schedule

Session Location Time
Check-in Somerset Hall 11:00am-12:30pm
Orientation 2205 LeFrak Hall 12:30-2:00pm
Mentor Breakout (Students Only) Campus Classrooms 2:00-4:00pm

Residential Check-in Session: Students receive a meal card, room assignment, keys, and move-in. Parking attendants will be at the residence hall to direct traffic. Vehicles are permitted close to the residence hall to unload belongings. You may not park and leave the vehicle at the residence hall. Once you have unloaded, you’ll need to move your car to Lot 1. The program does not have staff that can assist with unloading or moving belongings into the residence hall. To park on campus, you must have a valid parking permit. To print out an Orientation Day Lot 1 permit, click here. For a campus map which locates the residence hall and Lot 1, click here.

Residential Orientation Session: Includes an introduction and greeting by professional staff, overall program information, a review of the policies and procedures, and a question and answer session. At the conclusion of the Orientation Session, parents should be prepared to say good-bye to their residential student and leave.

Residential Mentor Breakout Session: For residential students only. Mentors meet with their assigned students to discuss expectations as well as review policies and procedures.

Commuter Students

Commuter Schedule

Session Location Time
Check-in 1100 Tawes Building 9:30-10:00am
Orientation 1100 Tawes Building 10:00-11:30am
Locator 1100 Tawes Building 11:30am-Noon

Commuter Check-in Session: Students receive the meal card and have the opportunity to meet other commuters. To park on campus, you must have a valid parking permit. To print out an Orientation Day Lot 1 permit, click here. For a campus map which locates the Tawes Building and Lot 1, click here.

Commuter Orientation Session: Includes an introduction and greeting by professional staff, overall program information, a review of the policies and procedures, and a question and answer session.

Commuter Locator Session: Students and parents are taken to the morning drop-off and the afternoon pick-up locations. These will be near Lot 1. At the conclusion of this session, commuter parents and students may leave.

Travel Information

Comprehensive travel directions can be found on the Conferences and Visitor Services website.

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