Winter Orientation

Winter 2014 Transfer Orientation Schedule


The Winter Orientation Schedule is for freshmen, transfer, and international students.

A detailed Orientation schedule will be provided to you upon arrival at the Orientation Welcome Center.

Please note this schedule is subject to change.


Thursday, January 15, 2015

9:00 am–3:00 pm
Welcome Center: Little Building Lobby, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street
9:00–11:30 am
Move into Residence Halls
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
ID Central and Emergency Notification System Sign Ups: ID Office and Little Building Lobby, 80 Boylston Street, First Floor
Clear Financial Holds: Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, Fourth Floor
10:00 am - Noon
Academic Advising: Advising Center, 216 Tremont Street, Sixth Floor
Noon - 2:00 pm
Meet with Orientation Groups and Welcome Lunch: Various locations (location will be provided to you at the Welcome Center)
2:00 pm Sharp!
First Step and Transfer Transitions for New Students with Academic Advising
First Step for First Year Students–Please refer to your welcome packet for the location of your advising meeting.
Transfer Transitions for New Transfer Students–Room 503, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Fifth Floor
3:00 pm Sharp!
Evaluations for International Students: Lacerte Family Writing and Academic Resource Center, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Fifth Floor
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Campus Scavenger Hunt: Meet in the Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:00–6:15 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
6:30 pm Sharp!
Residence Hall Meetings
8:00 pm Sharp!
Meet With Orientation Leaders (for late arrivals only): Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, First Floor
8:30 pm Sharp!
Social Program, HOORAY! Breaking the Ice!: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

Friday, January 16, 2015

7:00 – 9:00 am
Breakfast: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
8:30 – 9:00 am
Welcome Center: Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Bank Building, 216 Tremont Street, Fourth Floor
9:00 am – 5:00 pm
ID Central, ID Office, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, First Floor
Clear Financial Holds, Student Financial Services, Union Bank Building, 216 Tremont Street, First Floor
Clear SEVIS Holds: International Student Affairs, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Tenth Floor
9:00 am Sharp!
Orientation Welcome: Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Bank Building, 216 Tremont Street, First Floor
11:45 am–12:30pm
Academic School Meetings
School of the Arts: Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, First Floor
School of Communication: Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
12:30–1:45 pm
Lunch: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
12:30–1:45 pm
Off Campus Student Services Trivia Lunch–Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor
12:30-5:00 pm
Orientation Info Center, Office of Student Life, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor
2:00 Sharp!
First Step and Transfer Transitions for New Students with Academic Advising
First Step for First Year Students–please refer to your welcome packet for the location of your advising meeting.
Transfer Transitions for New Transfer Students–Room 202, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor
3:00 pm
Meet with Orientation Groups: Please refer to the information provided to you upon check-in at the Welcome Center for your assigned meeting location.
4:00 pm Sharp! and 5:00 pm Sharp!
Reception at President Pelton's Residence: Meet in the lobby of the Max Mutchnick Campus Center to walk to the President's Residence. (Please refer to the information provided to you upon check-in at the Welcome Center for your assigned reception session.)
4:00 pm Sharp! and 5:00 pm Sharp!
Speed Friending: Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level. (Please refer to the information provided to you upon check-in at the Welcome Center for your assigned session time.)
6:00–7:30 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
7:30 pm
Social Program, TBA –Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level


Saturday, January 17, 2015

11:00 am–1:00 pm
Brunch: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
1:00 pm Sharp!
Social Program, Boston Experience:  Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:00–7:00 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
7:30 pm
Social Program, TBA Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

Sunday, January 18, 2015

11:00 am–1:00 pm
Brunch: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
1:00 pm Sharp!
Social Program, TBA: Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
5:00–7:00 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
7:30 pm
Social Program, TBA Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

Monday, January 19, 2015

Social program: TBA

Friday, January 23, 2015

12:00–3:00 pm
Organization Fair: Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Various locations. Get your schedule at the check in station in the main lobby.