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Fall Orientation

International Undergraduate Student Orientation Schedule

Parents are encouraged to stop by the Welcome Center on Saturday if they have any questions and are invited to attend the Parent Orientation program on Tuesday if their schedule permits. In addition, all offices will be open on Monday and parents are welcome to stop by. If you have an emergency and require an immediate response, please contact the Emerson Police Department Office at 617-824-8555.

International Orientation is hosted in the fall semester only. A detailed schedule will be provide to you upon arrival.

Please note this schedule is subject to change.


Saturday, August 23, 2014

10:00 am–4:00 pm
Residence Halls open for all new International Students

You may move into the residence halls. Please refer to the mid-July mailing from the Office of Housing and Residence Life.
2:00 pm–5:00 pm
The Welcome Center: Cabaret, Little Building (80 Boylston Street), Lower Level

The Welcome Center will provide information on computer and on-campus services, health insurance, and local banking services. Student photo identification cards will be issued at this time. Emerson College International Parents Leadership Council representatives will be present to welcome parents and answer questions.
5:30 pm
Dinner: Little Building Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street , 2nd Floor

Come meet the outstanding members of the Orientation Staff at dinner!
7:00–8:30 pm
Welcome to Emerson! Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

This is your opportunity to relax while learning about the transitions and cultural adjustments experienced by international students.

Sunday, August 24, 2014

Parent Programs - see International Parent Orientation for this schedule
7:00–8:45 am
Breakfast: Little Building, Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street , 2nd Floor
9:00–10:00 am
Introduction to International Student Orientation: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

Find out what to expect this week and the rest of the academic year. Members of the administration and faculty will be in attendance to offer greetings. You will be assigned to an Orientation group at this time.
10:10–11:00 am

Writing and Oral Communication Evaluation: Ansin Building, 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor, Classroom 203

Students will be asked to write a short essay and participate in a brief oral survey. The results will ensure students are placed in the correct sections of their freshman writing and speech courses. Transfer students should also attend this meeting.

11:30 am–12:20 pm
Center for Health and Wellness Information Session: Ansin Building, 180 Tremont St, 2nd Floor, Classroom 203

Find the answers to using the Center and the College insurance program.
12:30–1:30 pm
Lunch: Little Building Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
2:15–3:45 pm

Computer and Library Orientations: by Orientation Group

Library Orientation: Iwasaki Library, 120 Boylston Street, 3rd Floor
Technology Resources: Communication & Marketing Lab 2 (Room 633), 120 Boylston Street, 6th floor

Group A:
  • 2:15–3:00 pm Technology Resources
  • 3:00–3:45 pm Library Orientation
Group B:
  • 2:15–3:00 pm Library Orientation
  • 3:00–3:45 pm Technology Resources
5:30 pm
Dinner: Little Building Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
6:30 pm

Dessert Reception: Multipurpose Room, 150 Boylston Street, 1st Floor

Meet the members of the Emerson College community at this special reception.

9:00pm

Informal Orientation Group Activity: Campus Center Lobby, 150 Boylston Street, 1st Floor


Monday, August 25, 2014

7:30–9:00 am
Breakfast: Little Building Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:30–11:30 am
Session 1: Ansin Building, 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor Classrooms

Group A: Academic Advising Meeting, Room 205

Group B: Visa Issues Meeting / Campus Tour, Room 204

11:00am - 5:00pm
Submit Health Documents: 216 Tremont Street, Room 301, 3rd Floor
Students can submit health forms at this time.
11:45 am–12:45 pm
Lunch: Little Building Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
1:00–3:00 pm
Session 2: Ansin Building, 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor Classrooms

Group A: Visa Issues Meeting / Campus Tour, Room 204

Group B: Academic Advising Meeting, Room 205

5:30 pm
Dinner: Little Building, Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd floor
7:15 pm
Meet with Orientation Leader (OL) group in various locations to walk to social event.
8:00 pm
Social Program: TBA: Paramount Mainstage, 555 Washington Street

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

9:00 am–4:00 pm

U.S. students will move in. Come to the Welcome Center at the Bill Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont Street.

Consult your Welcome Packet for meal hours and the Freshman Orientation Schedule or Transfer Orientation Schedule for activities.


 

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