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Fisher Family News - Freshman Edition - August 18, 2016

A Message from President Gerard J. Rooney

Rooney_Gerry.jpg Congratulations and welcome to the Fisher family! Your student’s college search and selection process has concluded with the choice of St. John Fisher College, and we are anticipating his/her arrival in a few short weeks. We think he/she has made a great decision for his/her college years and look forward to partnering with you and your student in helping realize his/her goals and aspirations.
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What to Expect from Orientation 2016

What-to-Expect-from-Orientation-2016.gif Orientation marks the start of your student’s transition to St. John Fisher College. Our Orientation program is designed to help students discover what Fisher has to offer, connect with their peers, and engage in the many opportunities on campus.
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Financial Facts

The Offices of Financial Aid and Student Accounts share important information and deadlines for students.
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From the Registrar’s Office

Is your health insurance provider looking for verification that your student is a full-time student? Are they applying for a student credit card? Does their current employer want proof of their enrollment? Do they have a scholarship that may require verification that they are a matriculated student?
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The First Six Weeks

The-First-Six-Weeks.gif Transitioning to college can be difficult—not just for the student, but the entire family. Your student will go through many ups and downs during the first semester, and we want to help you be prepared for the phone calls, emails, and text messages you will undoubtedly receive over the next few months.
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Advice Straight from the Orientation Team

Advice-Straight-from-the-Orientation-Team.gif A freshman’s first few weeks on campus are filled with useful advice from parents, professors, and staff members. And, some of the best advice comes from current students who remember well the hectic, nerve-wracking, and exciting experience of being a freshman. Here, three Orientation team members share their advice for making the most of your first year at Fisher.
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A Message from SGA President Anthony Lee '17

Anthony-Lee.jpg On behalf of the Student Government Association (SGA), it is my pleasure to welcome you and your family to the Fisher family.
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From the Office of Information Technology

The Office of Information Technology is Fisher's one-stop shop for everything regarding email, network accounts, and computer labs. They can also troubleshoot network and internet connection problems, make computer recommendations, and offer free and discounted software, including Office 365.
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Start the Year Off Right at Lavery Library

Starting-the-Year-off-Right-at-the-Library.gif Did you know that 86 percent all first-year students sought advice from a parent or other adult family member on their research? If your student calls for advice on how to locate information for their assignments, suggest the Research Help Desk at Lavery Library.
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Greetings from the Campus Mailroom

The Campus Mailroom is an integral part of your student’s life on campus, serving as a link to family, friends, and home. To provide excellent customer service to you and your student, read on for some important facts.
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Upcoming Events

Sat., September 03
Freshman/Transfer Orientation Weekend

Tue., September 06
Fall 2016 Classes Begin

Thu., September 29
Alumni Weekend 2016

Fri., October 28
2016 Family Weekend

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