Contact Campus Life

Campus Center, Rm 210
Phone: (585) 385-8005
Fax: (585) 385-8334
campuslife@sjfc.edu

Orientation Schedule


First-Year (Freshman) Orientation | Transfer Orientation


First-Year (Freshman) Orientation

Please Note: Times and events are subject to change.

Saturday, August 31, 2013

8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Resident Students & Early Athlete Move-in & Orientation Check-In: Ward, Haffey & Murphy Residence Halls
(Detailed information about move-in times will be sent via email)

11:00 a.m. – Noon

Commuter Student Check-In: Campus Center
(Designated parking lot for commuting students will be A-Lot)

11:30 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Family Picnic: Campus Center Mainstage & Ward-Haffey Dining Hall

1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Families Only
Meet the Provost and the Vice President for Student Affairs and Diversity Initiatives: See Family Schedule for specific times/details
Family Welcome: Cleary Auditorium
Reception: Pharmacy Atrium

1:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Students Only
Orientation Group Meetings: See Orientation folder for location

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Matriculation Ceremony & President’s Welcome: Student Life Center

4:00 p.m.

Family Goodbyes

4:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Dinner: Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
Welcome to your Neighborhood - Residence Hall Floor Meetings & Commuter Gathering

8:00 p.m.

Playfair: Student Life Center

10:00 p.m.

Late Night Activities - TBA

Sunday, September 1, 2013

10:00 a.m.

Mass: Murphy Chapel

10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Brunch: Ward-Haffey Dining Hall

11:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Orientation Group Meetings: Locations to be Announced
Campus Information Sessions – 1

  • Getting to Know the Campus
  • Discovery in the Library
  • Safety and Security

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

"The ROC"k - Dinner - featuring Rochester Favorites: Ward-Haffey Dining Hall

7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Lasting Choices / Your Personal Responsibility: Student Life Center

9:30 p.m.

Late Night Activities:

  • SAB Presents – Eric Mina (Comedy/Hypnotist) – Cleary Family Auditorium
  • The "Get Involved" Pit Stop – Campus Center Mainstage

Monday, September 2, 2013

8:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Breakfast: Ward-Haffey Dining Hall

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Residential Transfer Student Move-In

8:45 a.m.

Chemistry Assessment – Makeup for Science Majors

9:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Orientation Group Meetings: Various Locations

Campus Information Sessions – 2

  • Computer Class
  • The Academic Experience
  • Fisher Cares: The Freshman Experience
  • Define Yourself

11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch: Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
(Specific time by Orientation Groups)

4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Transfer Student Orientation

4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

"Fisher Favorites" - Dinner: Ward-Haffey Dining Hall

7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Residence Hall Floor Meetings (All residential students): Residence Halls

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

7:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Regular Dining Hall Hours)

8:00 a.m.

Classes Begin

11:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Lunch (Regular Dining Hall Hours)

12:30 p.m.– 1:30 p.m.

Academic Department Meetings: Various Locations

Transfer Orientation

Please Note: Times and events are subject to change.

Monday, September 2, 2013

8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon

Resident students move-in

10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Area banking services on campus: Campus Center

3:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Transfer Orientation Program: Cleary Family Auditorium

  • Welcome
  • The Fisher Community
  • Informational Resource Sessions
    • Academic and Advising Resources
    • Campus Computing Resources
    • Library Resources
    • College Resources
    • Emergency Response Sessions

7:00 p.m.

Dinner (Complimentary): Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
Featuring Fisher Favorites

7:45 p.m.

Commuter Event: Campus Center Mainstage

8:00 p.m.

Residence Hall Floor Meetings: Residence Halls

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

8:00 a.m.

Classes Begin

12:30 p.m.

Academic Department Meetings: Various Locations

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