Fall Orientation


Welcome to Elmira College!


Fall Orientation

At Elmira College, you are a part of the community from the start. That is why our volunteer student Orientation Leaders, faculty, and administrators spend the first four days of your college career showing you the ropes.

Over the next four years, you will explore new worlds, grow as a scholar and a person, and conquer challenges. Elmira College’s New Student Orientation prepares you to get your best start.

During New Student Orientation, you will:

Fall Orientation Schedule 2018

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Friday, August 31


8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ♦ Move-In ♦ Anderson/Columbia, Dorm Halls


10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. ♦ Meet with Your Advisors (International Students ONLY) Various Locations


11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ♦ Commuter Check-In ♦ Campus Center, Portico


2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. ♦ President’s Welcome | Beanie Ceremony ♦ Cowles Hall, Portico


3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. ♦ “Finding Your Purpose” with David Schaub ♦ Gibson Theatre


4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. ♦ Title IX/ E.I.E ♦ Gibson Theatre


5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ♦ Welcome to the Flock BBQ/Class Picture ♦ Admissions House


7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ♦ BREAK ♦ Campus Wide


7:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. ♦ Residence Hall Meetings/ Commuter 101 ♦ Individual Dorm Halls


8:30 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. ♦ Eagles After Dark ♦ Between Anderson & Columbia Halls


 

Saturday, September 1

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. ♦ Breakfast ♦ Campus Center, Dining Hall


11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ♦ Eagle Expectations (Policies & Procedures) Gibson Theatre


1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. ♦ Lunch ♦ Campus Center, Dining Hall


2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. ♦ Campus Activities/ Class Challenge ♦ Gibson Theatre


3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. ♦ The Real Buzz- Alcohol & Drug Awareness ♦ Gibson Theatre


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ♦ Relax/Get Ready For Candlelight (Formal Attire) Various Locations


4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ♦ Alcohol.edu Completion Session (For Those Who Have Not Completed Prior to Arrival ONLY) Various Locations


6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. ♦ Candlelight Dinner ♦ Campus Center, Dining Hall


7:30 p.m. - 7:45 p.m. ♦ Banner Ceremony ♦ Flag Pole Plaza


7:45 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. ♦ Candlelight Ceremony (Twilight Ends at 8:08pm this day) Around the Puddle


9:00 p.m. ♦ Eagles After Dark: Mission Improvable ♦ Gibson Theatre


 

Sunday, September 2

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ♦ Brunch (Board Plan Begins Today) Campus Center, Dining Hall


12:00 p.m. ♦ Women’s Soccer vs. University of Mary Washington ♦ Campus Field


2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. ♦ Classroom Tours | Field Day ♦ Various Locations


5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. ♦ Dinner ♦ Campus Center, Dining Hall


6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. ♦ Class Ice Cream Social ♦ Between Anderson & Columbia Halls


7:00 p.m. ♦ Eagles After Dark: The C-Word ♦ Gibson Theatre (Mandatory)


Move-in Map:

Map for moving into Elmira College