Fall Orientation

Fall 2016 New Student Orientation Schedule

(updated August 26, 2016)

A detailed Orientation schedule will be provided to you upon arrival at the Orientation Welcome Center, Monday, August 29 or Tuesday, August 30. Please note this schedule is subject to change.


Monday, August 29, 2016

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 & Parent Programs Station: Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
9:00 am–7:00 pm
I.D. Central/Emergency Notification System Sign Ups/Confirmation of Emergency Contact, Local Address and Missing Person Contact Information: 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
12:00–3:00 pm
Submit Electronic Health Documents - 216 Tremont Street, Room 301
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
This I Believe- Paramount Theater, 559 Washington Street
10:00 - 11:00 pm
Residence Hall Socials

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

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)
8:30 am–3:45 pm
Parent Orientation
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Welcome Center & Parent Programs Station: Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street
9:00 am–5:00 pm
I.D. Central/Emergency Notification System Sign Ups/Confirmation of Emergency Contact, Local Address and Missing Person Contact Information: 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
11:30 am–1:30 pm
Lunch: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
12:00–3:00 pm
Submit Electronic Health Documents - 216 Tremont Street, Room 301
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 - Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
6:00 pm
Intercultural Meet and Greet: Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
7:00 pm
Meet Orientation Leaders in the lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Cutler Majestic Theatre
7:30 pm
Welcome to Emerson! Show & The Mind/Body Experience at Emerson: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
10:00–11:00 pm
Residence Hall Building Socials

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

7:30–9:30 am
Breakfast: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
8:00–8:45 am
Off Campus and Transfer Student Coffee Break
8:00–9:00 am
I.D. Central/Emergency Notification Sign Up: Beard Room, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Orientation Info Center: Campus Life Suite, Suite 411, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street
9:00 am–5:00 pm

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

9:00 am 
President’s Welcome and Convening of the New Class: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
10:30-11:30 am
Active Bystander Intervention Theater
12:15–1:00 pm
Lunch: Dining Hall, 2nd Floor of 80 Boylston Street
12:45 pm
Meet OL in lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Hooray!
1:00–3:45 pm
Hooray! – Park Plaza Ballroom, Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza
3:45–5:30 pm
OL Group Meetings
5:30–7:45 pm
Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–6:30 pm
Freshman Class Council Information Session: Room 233, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
Off Campus and Transfer Student Reception: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:30–7:00 pm
Comedic Arts Dinner: Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place, 3rd Floor, Semel Theater
5:30–7:00 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
7:45pm
Meet OLs in the lobbies of each residence hall to walk to social program
7:30 pm
Mr. Joy- Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

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: Campus Life Suite, Suite 411, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street
9:00 am
Academic Welcome and Department Meetings: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street
10:00 am

Academic Department Meetings: Various campus locations. 

Business of Creative Enterprises-Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street

Comedic Arts- Room 210, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor

Communication Sciences and Disorders - Room 03, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Mezzanine Level

Communication Studies - Room 503, Ansin Building, 180 Tremont Street
 

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, 559 Washington Street, 4th Floor

11:30 am–1:30 pm
Lunch: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
12:00–1:00 pm
Diversity and Inclusion Open House:  Walker 10 Common Ground, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, 10th 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
1:00–2:30 pm

Self-Care Fair & Fitness Center Open House: Cabaret and Fitness Center, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level


Sign Ups 1:00pm-2:00pm in Fitness Center for Boot Camp that will be from 2:00-2:30pm 

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
"Career Directions": Career Services and Alumni Relations Information Session– Greene Theater, Tufte PPC Building, Sixth Floor
4:00–5:30pm
GLBTQ Meet and Greet: Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
4:30 pm
Community Service Info Session: Room 233, Walker Building, 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, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street (5:30-6:15pm Dinner; 6:30-7:30pm Social)
6:30–8:00 pm
Off-Campus and Transfer Student Meet Up: Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor
6:30–8:00pm
Performing Arts Welcome Soirée: Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theater, Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Second Floor
8:00–10:00 pm
Think Fast:  Paramoount Theater, 559 Washington Street

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Friday, September 2, 2016

7:30–9:30 am
BREAKFAST: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
9:00 am–5:00 pm
Orientation Info Center: Campus Life Suite, Suite 411, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street
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
Academic Advising Meetings: Various Campus Locations. Time and location provided upon check-in at the Welcome Center.
10:00 am–12:00 pm

Iwasaki Library Drop In Tours: Iwasaki Library, 120 Boylston Street, 3rd floor

Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) and Disability Services: 216 Tremont Street, 5th floor

Emerson Channel Open House: Vin Di Bona Studios, Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place, 8th Floor

Entrepreneurship at Emerson:  Startup Your Idea:  Room 229, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

10:00 am–1:00 pm
WERS, WECB, ETIN Open House: WERS Studio, Lower Level, 180 Tremont Street
11:00am–12:00 pm
Sustainability at Emerson Information Session:  Room 210, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor
11:00–1:00 pm
Engagement Lab Open House -  160 Boylston Street, Fourth floor
11:00 am–1:15 pm
Athletics Open House: Skybox, Brown-Plofker Gymnasium, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 2
12:15–1:30 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

2:30–5:00 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
3:00–4:00 pm
Sustainability at Emerson Information Session:  #greenemerson; Room 210, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor
4:00–5:00 pm
Fraternity & Sorority 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
“An Intercultural 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 & sign ups for Open Mic Event at Dining Hall Promo Tables.

6:30pm and 8:00pm

Friday Night Comedy Showcase

7:00 pm
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 559 Washington Street, 4th Floor - Tickets required.
7:30–10:00 pm
Open Mic- Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
7:30–10:00 pm
#TGIF- Multipurpose Room, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Service Project : 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
Boston Experience - City Excursions: Meet in the Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
2:00 pm
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 559 Washington Street, 4th Floor - Tickets required.
3:00 pm
Paving the Road Purple and Gold:  Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
4:00 pm
MTS “O” Show Ticket Distribution: 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)
8:00 pm
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 559 Washington Street, 4th Floor - Tickets required.

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

1:00 pm
A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 559 Washington Street, 4th Floor - Tickets required.
1:00 pm-2:30 pm
Room at the Top:  Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
5:30pm-7:30pm
Speed Racer:  Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street


Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Classes Start

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

1:00–2:00 pm 

Come Talk To Us Open House: Emerson Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS), Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Second Floor

Come visit ECAPS to see the office space and speak with a member of our counseling team. We can answer your general questions about our services. 


Friday, September 9, 2016

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

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