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Fall 2014 Transfer Orientation Schedule

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(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. If participating in the September 3 session, you will receive your schedule upon arrival. 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
9:00 am–5:00 pm 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 System 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: 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, First 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: 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
4:005:30 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, 2nd Floor
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, 2nd floor
5:30–7:00 pm
DINNER: Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor
5:30–7:00 pm
Honors Student Advising Session 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, 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 SHARP!
Bridge Transfer Orientation - WARC, 216 Tremont Street, 5th Floor
9:00 am, 10:00 am, 11:00 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

10:00 am–12:00 pm
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 - Location TBA
1:30 pm SHARP!
International Student Visa Meeting (for late arrivals only): 216 Tremont Street, Room 301, 3rd 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, 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, Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street
7:30-10:00 pm Orientation Photobooth, Room 117, Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street
7:30–10:00 pm Open Mic: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

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Saturday, August 30, 2013

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, 1st Floor
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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