Orientation Information for Freshman Students

Welcome to St. John Fisher College! Our Orientation Team is busy planning a fun-filled weekend just for you.

Schedule

Saturday, September 2, 2017

  • 8 a.m. - Noon — Resident Student Check-In by Assigned Time
    (Detailed information will be sent via email)
  • 11:30 a.m. — Commuter Student Check-In — Campus Center
  • 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. — Welcome Picnic — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall and Campus Center Mainstage
  • 2 p.m. — New Student Meeting — Varsity Gym
  • 2:30 p.m. — Dance Floor Theory/Leadership Speaker — Varsity Gym
  • 3:45 p.m. — Class Photo — Polisseni Track and Field Complex
  • 4:30 p.m. — Floor Meeting/Commuter Connections — Residence Hall/Campus Center Mainstage
  • 5:30 p.m. — Dinner — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 7:30 p.m. — Playfair — Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center Fieldhouse
  • 9 p.m. — Time Machine Dance Party/RHA S'mores — Cleary Auditorium/Campus Center Quad

Sunday, September 3, 2017

  • 8 - 9:30 a.m. — Breakfast/Group Meeting — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 10 a.m. — Info Session 1
    • Impact Interactive "Great Expectations" - Sexual Assault Education Program — Cleary Auditorium
  • Noon — Lunch — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 2 - 5 p.m. — Info Sessions 2
    • Safety on Campus — Cleary Auditorium
    • Lackmann Food Service — Basil 135
    • Computer Class — Computer Labs
  • 5 - 6:30 p.m. — Dinner — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 5:30 - 7 p.m. — Chemistry Partner Match Up — Wegmans School of Pharmacy 129 and 133
  • 7 - 9 p.m. — Student Activities Board Music and DIY Program — Campus Center Atrium and Mainstage
  • 8:30 p.m. — Interfaith Vigil — Hermance Family Chapel Courtyard
  • 9:30 p.m. — Special Event: Target Takeover/Trivia (with O-Team) — Target in Victor, NY/Campus Center Mainstage

Monday, September 4, 2017

  • 8 a.m. — Breakfast/Group Meeting — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 9 a.m. - Noon — Info Sessions 3 
    • Library Visit — Lavery Library
    • "Be Curious" Ted Talk with Faculty — Cleary Auditorium
    • Academic Experience — Basil 135
  • Noon — Lunch — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. — Diversity Presentation and Rocks of Unity — Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center Fieldhouse
  • 2:30 - 4:30 p.m. — Campus Open House
    • Service Saturday table — Campus Center Atrium
    • Lawn Games — Campus Center Quad
    • Scavenger Hunt — Campus-Wide
    • Tour/Math and Writing Center — Math and Writing Center
    • Academic Advising and Support Services — Academic Advising Office
  • 5 - 7 p.m. — Dinner — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 7 p.m. — Student Involvement Sneak Peek — Campus Center Atrium and Mainstage

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

  • 8 a.m. — Breakfast — Ward-Haffey Dining Hall
  • 9 a.m. — Freshman Seminar Meeting — Academic Rooms
  • 10 a.m. — Academic Department Meeting — Academic Rooms
  • 11:15 a.m. — Line up for Matriculation — Polisseni Track and Field Complex
  • 11:30 a.m. — Matriculation Ceremony — Ralph C. Wilson, Jr. Athletic Center Fieldhouse
  • 1:40 p.m. — Classes Begin

Freshman Orientation Schedule [pdf]


Reminders

  • Meet President Rooney at the Matriculation Ceremony
  • Don't miss W.O.W. greeters across campus during the first week!
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