Fall Orientation

Fall 2014 Freshman Students Orientation Schedule

(updated August 15, 2014)

A detailed Orientation schedule will be provided to you upon arrival at the Orientation Welcome Center, Monday, August 25 or Tuesday, August 26. Please note this schedule is subject to change.


Monday, August 25, 2014

8:00 am–6:15 pm
Move In to Residence Halls (assigned by student’s last name)
9:00 am–7:00 pm
Welcome Center and Parent Leadership Council Station: Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
9:00 am–7:00 pm
I.D. Central/Emergency Notification System Sign Up: Beard Room, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Clear Financial Holds: Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, Fourth Floor
11:30 am–1:30 pm
LUNCH: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:00–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
7:15 pm
Meet Orientation Leaders in lobbies of each residence hall to walk to social event
8:00 pm
Young & Hungry, A Night With The Brokeass Gourmet, Gabi Moskowitz - Paramount Theater, 555 Washington Street
10:00 - 11:00 pm
Residence Hall Socials

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Tuesday, August 26, 2014

7:30–9:30 am
BREAKFAST: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
8:00 am–1:00 pm
Move In to Residence Halls (assigned by student’s last name)
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Welcome Center and Parent Leadership Council Station: Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
9:00 am–5:00 pm
I.D. Central/Emergency Notification Sign Up: Beard Room, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Clear Financial Holds - Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, Fourth Floor
10:00 am–5:00 pm
Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
10:30 am–3:45 pm
Parent Orientation
11:30 am–1:30 pm
LUNCH: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
Noon - 5:00pm
Clear SEVIS Holds - 10th Floor Conference Room, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Tenth Floor 
4:00–5:30 pm
Residence Hall Meetings
5:30–6:30 pm
Off Campus and Transfer Student Dinner - Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
6:30 pm SHARP!
Multicultural Meet and Greet: Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street
7:30 pm
Meet Orientation Leaders in the lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Cutler Majestic Theatre
8:00 pm SHARP!
Welcome to Emerson! Show: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
10:00 - 11:00 pm
Residence Halls Socials

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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

7:30–9:30 am
BREAKFAST: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:00–10:00 am
I.D. Central/Emergency Notification Sign Up: Beard Room, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:00–9:45 am
Off-Campus Student Coffee Break: Student Lounge, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Orientation Info Center: Office of Student Life, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–5:00 pm

Clear Financial Holds: Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, Fourth Floor

9:45 am SHARP!
President’s Welcome and Convening of the New Class: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
10:45 am SHARP!
The Mind/Body Experience at Emerson and Sane, Safe & Strong: Creating a Safe and healthy Sexual Culture with Jaclyn Friedman: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
12:15 - 1:00 pm
LUNCH: Dining Hall, 2nd Floor of 80 Boylston Street
12:45 pm SHARP!
Meet OL in lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Hooray!
1:00–3:45 pm SHARP!
Hooray!: Imperial Ballroom, Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza
3:45pm SHARP!
OL Group Meetings:  Imperial Ballroom, Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza
5:00 - 6:00pm
Sustainability Info Session - Room 210, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:00–7:45 pm
Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–6:15 pm
Transfer Student Reception: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:30–6:30 pm
Freshman Class Council Leadership Program Info Session: Room 233, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
6:15–7:00 pm
Off-Campus Student Reception: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
7:45pm
Meet OLs in the lobbies of each residence hall to walk to social program
8:00 pm SHARP!
Making and Maintaining Healthy Relationships with the Date Doctor David Coleman: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

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Thursday, August 28, 2014

7:30–8:45 am
BREAKFAST: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
8:30 am
Meet OLs in the lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Cutler Majestic Theatre
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Orientation Info Center: Office of Student Life, 150 Boylston Street, Campus Center, 2nd Floor
9:00 am SHARP!
Academic Welcome and Department Meetings: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
10:00 am

Academic Department Meetings: Various campus locations. Check your customized academic sheet that was given to you at the Welcome Center for the location of your assigned academic department meeting.

Communication Sciences and Disorders - Room 03, Union SAvings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Mezzanine Level
Communication Studies - Room 210, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
Jounalism - Rooms 202 and 233, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
Marketing - Greene Theater, Tufte Performance and Production Center, 10 Boylston Place, 6th Floor
Performing Arts - Semel Theater, Tufte Performance and Production Center, 10 Boylston Place, 3rd Floor
Visual and Media Arts - Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
Writing, Literature and Publishing - Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 555 Washington Street, 4th Floor

11:30 am–1:30 pm
LUNCH: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
12:00–1:30 pm
Cultural Center Open House: Cultural Center, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, Lower Level 1
12:00–6:00 pm
Off-Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place: Student Lounge, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 2nd Floor
12:30 - 1:30pm
Berkeley Beacon Info Session: Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor
12:30–2:30 pm
Library Open House: Iwasaki Library, 120 Boylston Street, 3rd Floor        
1:00 pm SHARP!
International Student Writing & Oral Evaluations (for late International student arrivals only): WARC, 216 Tremont Street, 5th Floor
1:00–2:30 pm
Wellness Fair & Fitness Center Open House: Cabaret and Fitness Center, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
1:30–3:00 pm
Spiritual Life Meet and Greet:  Cultural Center, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 1
2:30-3:30pm
Making the Most of Your Emerson Experience: Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center,150 Boylston Street, First Floor
3:30 pm SHARP!
Career Services and Alumni Relations Info Session: Backpack to Briefcase: Greene Theater, Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Pace, Sixth Floor
4:00-5:30pm
GLBTQ Meet and Greet: Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
4:30 pm SHARP!
Community Service Info Session: Room 233, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor
5:30–6:30 pm
Off-Campus and Transfer Meet and Greet, Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–7:30 pm
Honors Program Student Social and Dinner: Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
6:30–8:00 pm
Off-Campus and Transfer Student Pre-Dance Meet Up: Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center,150 Boylston Street, Second Floor
6:30 - 8:30pm
Performing Arts Department Soiree: Semel Theater, Tufte Performance and Production Center, 10 Boylston Place, Third Floor
7:00 - 9:30pm
EC4Life Presents: So You Think You're A Lion: Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, 1st Floor
7:00 - 10:00pm
Monty Python Live (Mostly): Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 555 Washington Street, 4th Floor
*Please note tickets are required and there is a charge for this event*
8:00–10:00 pm
Orientation DANCE!: Courtyard Marriott Tremont Boston Hotel, 275 Tremont Street

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Friday, August 29, 2014

7:30–9:30 am
BREAKFAST: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Orientation Info Center: Office of Student Life, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–7:00 pm
Off-Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place: Student Lounge, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 2nd floor
9:00 am, 10:00 am, 12:00 pm, and 1:00 pm SHARP!
Academic Advising Meetings: Various Campus Locations. Time and location provided upon check-in at the Welcome Center.
10:00 am–12:00 pm

Iwaski Library Drop In Tours: Iwasaki Library, 120 Boylston Street, 3rd floor
Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) and Disability Services Open House: 216 Tremont Street, 5th floor
Emerson Channel Open House: Vin Di Bona Studios, Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place, 8th Floor

10:00 am–1:00 pm
WERS, WECB, ETIN Open House: WERS Studio, Lower Level, 180 Tremont Street
11:00 am–1:15 pm
Athletics Open House: Skybox, Brown-Plofker Gymnasium, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 2
12:30–1:30 pm
LUNCH: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
12:30 pm and 1:30 pm
Student Employment Meeting: Greene Theater, PPC, 10 Boylston Place, 6th Floor
Intro to Money Matters - Room 914, PPC, 10 Boylston Place, 9th Floor
1:30 pm SHARP!
International Student Visa Meeting (for late arrivals only): Conference Room, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, 10th Floor
2:00–5:00 pm
Job Fair: Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
3:00–3:45 pm & 4:15-5:00 pm
Using Emerson's Technology Resources: Room 633, Walker Buidling, 120 Boylston Street, 6th Floor
4:00–5:00 pm
Greek Life Info Session: Room 503, Ansin Building, 180 Boylston Street, 5th Floor
4:30–5:30 pm
International Student Dinner: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:30–7:30 pm
“A Multicultural Taste of Boston”: Semel Theater, Tufte Performance Center, 10 Boylston Place, 3rd Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
Ticket Distribution for Friday Comedy Showcase at Dining Hall Promo Tables.
7:00–10:00 pm

Friday Night Social Programs!

7:00 & 8:30 pm Friday Comedy Showcase: Bill Bordy Theater & Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
Monty Python Live (Mostly): Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 555 Washington Street, 4th Floor *Please note tickets are required and there is a charge for this event*
7:30–10:00 pm Campus Center Carnival, Max MutchnickCampus Center, 150 Boylston Street
7:30–10:00 pm Open Mic: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Service Project - Jumpstart Family Literacy Kits: Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor 
11:00 am–12:30 pm
BRUNCH: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
12:30 pm SHARP!
Boston Experience: Meet in the Multopurpose Room,  Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor. Closing Social at the Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
4:00 pm
MTS “O” Show Ticket Pick Up: Lower Level Lobby, Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 2nd Floor of 80 Boylston Street
7:00 - 8:00 pm
MTS “O” Show: Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place, 3rd Floor, Semel Theater (tickets available in Lobby starting at 4:00 pm)
7:00 - 10:00 pm

Open Gym: Bobbi Brown & Steven Plofker Gym, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 3

Monty Python Live (Mostly): Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 555 Washington Street, 4th Floor
*Please note tickets are required and there is a charge for this event*

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Classes Start

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Friday, September 5, 2014

12:00–3:00 pm
Organization Fair: Bobbi Brown & Steven Plofker Gym, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 3

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