Fall Orientation

Fall 2015 Freshman Students Orientation Schedule

(updated February 26, 2015)

A detailed Orientation schedule will be provided to you upon arrival at the Orientation Welcome Center, Monday, August 24 or Tuesday, August 25. Please note this schedule is subject to change.


Monday, August 24, 2015

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
Social Program Quinn Marcus - Paramount Theater, 559 Washington Street
10:00 - 11:00 pm
Residence Hall Socials

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Tuesday, August 25, 2015

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 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
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
6:00-7:00pm
Multicultural Meet and Greet: Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street
7:00 pm
Meet Orientation Leaders in the lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Cutler Majestic Theatre
7:30 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 26, 2015

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: 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

9:00 am SHARP!
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 SHARP!
Meet OL in lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Hooray!
1:00–3:45 pm SHARP!
Hooray!: Space 57, Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart Street
3:45pm SHARP!
OL Group Meetings: Space 57, Revere Hotel, 200 Stuart Street
5:30–7:45 pm
Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
Off Campus and 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
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 27, 2015

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 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
12:00–1:30 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
Diversity and Inclusion Open House:  Walker 10, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, 10th 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: Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theater, Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Second 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
8:00–10:00 pm
Orientation Dance:  W Hotel, 100 Stuart Street

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Friday, August 28, 2015

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

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
11:00 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
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
3:00–4:00 pm
Sustainability at Emerson Information Session:  Room 210, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Second 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 Comedy Showcase, Open Mic Night, Board Games Night:  Various times and locations

7:00–10:00 pm
San Francisco Opera's Showboat:  Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Fourth Floor

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Saturday, August 29, 2015

9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Community Service Project - Cradles to Crayons: 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.
2:00 pm
San Francisco Opera's Showboat:  Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Fourth Floor
3:00 pm
Your First Alumni Weekend:  Jackie Liebergott Black Box Theatre, Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Second Floor
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

San Francisco Opera's Showboat:  Bright Family Screening Room, Paramount Center, 559 Washington Street, Fourth Floor

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Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Classes Start

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Friday, September 4, 2015

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

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