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Fall Orientation

Fall 2014 Freshmen Orientation Schedule

(updated October 21, 2013)

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 Parents 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 Service Center, 80 Boylston Street
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 with Orientation Leaders in various locations to walk to social event
8:00 pm
Social Program TBA - Paramount Theater, 555 Washington Street

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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 Parents 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 & SEVIS Holds
9:00 am–5:00 pm Financial Holds: Student Service Center, 80 Boylston Street
12:00–5:00 pm SEVIS Holds: Office of International Student Affairs, 216 Tremont Street, 2nd 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
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 with Orientation Leaders and walk to Cutler Majestic Theatre
8:00 pm SHARP!
Welcome to Emerson! Show: Cutler Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

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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/Blackboard Connect 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 Service Center, 80 Boylston Street

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: 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 with OL Groups to walk to Hooray!
1:00–3:45 pm SHARP!
Hooray!: The Castle at the Park Plaza, Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza
4:00–5:00 pm
Berkeley Beacon Info Session: Room 417, 120 Boylston St, 4th Floor
4:00–5:30 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 Leadership Program Info Session: Room 233, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–6:30 pm
Transfer Student Reception: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
6:30–7:15 pm
Off-Campus Student Reception: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
7:15 pm
Meet with OLs to walk to Cutler Majestic Theatre
8:00 pm SHARP!
Creative Dating with 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 with OLs 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

Locations of each academic department meeting will be announced at the Academic Welcome Session.
11:30 am–1:30 pm
LUNCH: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
12:00–2:00 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
12:30–1:30 pm
Getting Involved at Emerson: Multipurpose Room, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center
1:00 pm SHARP!
International Student Writing & Oral Exams (for late International student arrivals only): WARC, 216 Tremont Street, 5th Floor
1:00–2:00 pm
Spiritual Life Meet and Greet: Room 209, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
1:00–2:30 pm
Wellness Fair & Fitness Center Open House: Cabaret and Fitness Center, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
1:30–2:30 pm
Library Open House: Iwasaki Library, 120 Boylston Street, 3rd Floor
3:30 pm SHARP!
Career Services and Alumni Relations Info Session: Backpack to Briefcase: Greene Theater, Tufte PPC, 6th floor
4:30 pm SHARP!
Community Service Info Session: Room 233, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–6:30 pm
Off-Campus and Transfer Meet and Greet, Multipurpose Room, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
Honors 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, 150 Boylston Street, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 2nd 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!: 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

Library Open House: 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–1:00 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): 216 Tremont Street, Room 301
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, 120 Boylston Street, 6th Floor
3:00–4:00 pm
GLBTQ Meet and Greet: Multipurpose Room, Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street
4:00–5:00 pm
Greek Life Info Session: Room 210, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, 2nd 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
7:00–10:00 pm
Friday Night Social Programs!
7:00 & 8:30 pm Comedy Troupe Performances: Bill Bordy Theater & Auditorium, 216 Tremont Street
7:30–10:00 pm Trivia Night: Multipurpose Room, Max MutchnickCampus Center, 150 Boylston Street
7:30–10:00 pm Orientation Photobooth: Room 117, Max MutchnickCampus Center, 150 Boylston Street, 1st Floor
7:30–10:00 pm Open Mic: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

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Saturday, August 30, 2014

8:30 am SHARP!
Community Service Project - TBA: Meet in Lobby of the Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street to travel to site. We will return to campus at 12:30pm
11:00 am–12:30 pm
BRUNCH: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
12:30 pm SHARP!
Boston Experience: Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street
4:00 pm
MTS “O” Show Ticket Pick Up: Lower Level Lobby, Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place
7:00 pm
MTS “O” Show: Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place, 3rd Floor, Semel Theater (tickets available in Lobby starting at 4:00 pm)
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 2nd Floor of 80 Boylston Street

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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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