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. Date of Last update to this page: 1/14/15


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
Clear SEVIS Holds: International Student Affairs, Walker Building, 10th 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!
Academic Advising Meetings
New First Year Students–Please refer to your welcome packet for the location of your advising meeting.
New Transfer Students–Room 202, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Second 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
Explore the EmPossibilities Open Houses and Tours: Various Campus Locations (see schedule for participating departments)
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
9:30-10:30pm
Campus Wide Residence Hall Pizza Social - Bordy Theater, Union Bank Building, 216 Tremont Street, First Floor

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, First 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, Fourth Floor
9:00 am Sharp!
Orientation and Academic Welcome: Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Bank Building, 216 Tremont Street, First Floor
11:45 am – 12:30 pm
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 and Transfer Student Services Weclome Lunch–Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor
12:30-1:45 pm
Mandatory International Student Visa Session and Lunch (for international Students only) - Room 417, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Fourth Floor
12:30-5:00 pm
Orientation Info Center, Office of Student Life, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Academic Advising Walk Ins: Advising Center, 216 Tremont Street, Sixth Floor
2:00 Sharp!
Mind Body Performance and Violence Prevention and Response Presentation - Bordy Theater, Union Bank Building, 216 Tremont Street, First Floor
3:15 pm
Making the Most of Your Emerson Experience - Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
4:00-5:00 pm
Clear SEVIS Holds: International Student Affairs, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Tenth Floor
5:00 pm
OL Group Meeting - Cabaret, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level
6:00–7:30 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
7:30 pm
Social Program, Emerson Jeopardy –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
3:00 - 4:30 pm
Open Gym - Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gym. 150 Boylston Street, Lower level 3
5:00 – 7:00 pm
Dinner: Dining Hall, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor
7:30 pm
Social Program, Open Mic -  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  - 3:00 pm
Social Program, Dessert Decorating: 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

Residence Hall Programs - See your RA for details

Friday, January 23, 2015

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wellness Fair and Fitness Center Open House - Cabaret and Fitness Center, Little Building, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level 
12:00 –3:00 pm
Organization Fair: Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Various locations. Start at the check in station in the main lobby.