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New Student Orientation

Mandatory New Student Orientation
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new student orientation
[noo • stood-nt • ohr-ee-uh n-tey-shuh n]
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New Student Orientation is a mandatory program designed to help you transition to Medaille College. Join us to learn the ins and outs of life as a Maverick.

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Review the New Student ChecklistOrientation Schedule

For student appointments and drop-ins, offices will be open:
Friday, August 27: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday - Sunday, August 28 - 29: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday, August 27, 2021
New Student Resident Move-in & Resident Orientation

10:00am – 4:00pm

  • New Student Resident Check-in & Maverick Move-in | South Hall Tent
  • Family Campus Tours Available | Main Building Foyer

5:00pm – 7:30pm
Resident Student Dinner | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

7:30pm – 8:30pm
Residence Life Orientation | Main Building Lecture Hall

8:30pm – 10:30pm
Residence Life Welcome Activities

 

Saturday, August 28, 2021
New Student Orientation Day 1

11:30am – 1:30pm

  • Resident Student Brunch | Sullivan Center Dining Hall
  • Resident & Commuter Check-in for New Student Orientation Program Day 1 | Sullivan Center Garage Doors/Dining Hall
  • Campus Tours Available | Main Building Foyer

11:30am – 12:30pm
Honors Welcome Lunch (Honors Students Only) | Sullivan Center President’s Dining Room

1:30pm – 2:00pm
Academic Convocation Line-Up | Main Building Lecture Hall

2:00pm – 3:00pm
Academic New Student Convocation | Sullivan Center Events Arena

3:00pm – 3:45pm
Meet Your Faculty Members | Assigned Classrooms

3:45pm – 4:45pm
Blackboard Basics 101 | Assigned Locations

4:45pm – 5:45pm
Say What!?  The Maverick Way | Main Building Lecture Hall

5:45pm – 7:00pm
Resident Student Dinner | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

7:00pm – 10:00pm
New Student Orientation Welcome Activities for Commuter & Resident Students

Sunday, August 29, 2021
New Student Orientation Day 2

11:30am – 1:30pm

  • Resident Student Brunch | Sullivan Center Dining Hall
  • Resident & Commuter Check-in for New Student Orientation Program Day 2 | Sullivan Center Garage Doors/Dining Hall
  • Campus Tours Available | Main Building Foyer

1:30pm – 3:30pm
Rotating Sessions (Student Involvement/Career Planning, Public Safety, Academic Success Center, & Orientation Leader Sessions)

3:30pm

  • Commuter Student ID Pick-up | Main Building Lobby
  • Buffalo Zoo & Canalside Buffalo Waterfront Group Outings (optional)

5:00pm – 7:00pm
Resident Student Dinner | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

 

Monday, August 30, 2021
First Day of Classes

 

Questions? Call Student Involvement at (716) 880-2351.

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