Class of 2021

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Fall Orientation

Fall Orientation allows all first-year students to become familiar with campus resources and community expectations that will assist them as the academic year begins. Orientation groups will meet throughout the 3-day program and attend various workshops and presentations.

Post-Orientation Checklist

Task Deadline

1. Complete AlcoholEdu and Haven. Embodying Stonehill's mission to educate the whole person, we strongly value your well-being and want you to have the information and awareness necessary to engage and empower you to create a safe, healthy campus environment.

Friday, August 25

2. Complete the First-Year Advisee Survey. The information you provide will help in the assignment of your academic advisor as well as inform them so that your ongoing academic conversations are effective in planning your academic experience while at Stonehill.

Friday, August 25

3. Take the Strong Interest Inventory. This assessment will help you explore how your interests influence decisions about your academic pursuits (majors and minors) and potential occupations.

Tuesday, September 5

4. Explore StoryCorps. One of the objectives of the First-Year Experience course (APL 001) is encouraging you to discover and develop your own story. Instead of a required textbook, this course will use select recordings from StoryCorps. Please explore this website and discover a story that you relate with or find enlightening or inspiring.

On-Going

 

Fall Orientation Schedule

Saturday, August 26
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Move In Assigned Residence Halls
12 - 5 p.m. Bookstore Open College Bookstore (by Boland Hall)
4 - 5 p.m. Welcome Mass Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
5:15 p.m. Farewell Ceremony Campus Quad
5:30 p.m. Families Depart Campus  
5:30 - 7 p.m. Welcome BBQ (students only) Alumni Hall Lawn
5:30 - 7 p.m. Orientation Group Meetings Alumni Hall Lawn
7:15 - 8 p.m. Commuter Student Reception The Hill, Roche Dining Commons
7:15 - 9 p.m. Residence Life Meetings Assigned Residence Halls
9 p.m. Evening Activities Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
Sunday, August 27
7:30 – 9:30 a.m. Breakfast available (bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
10 - 11:15 a.m. No Zebras: Sexual Assault Prevention Presentation (Groups 1-14) Pettit Atrium
10 - 11:15 a.m. Defining U: Your Personal Brand (Groups 15-27) Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
11:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Lunch (bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
1 – 2:15 p.m. No Zebras: Sexual Assault Prevention Presentation (Groups 15-27) Pettit Atrium
1 - 2:15 p.m. Defining U: Your Personal Brand (Groups 1-14) Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
2:30 - 3:30 p.m. Orientation Group Meetings Various Locations
3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Optional trip to Target in South Easton Shuttle leaves Boland Hall Circle
5 - 6:45 p.m. Dinner (bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
7 p.m. Student Government Association Welcome! Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
9 p.m. Outdoor Movie Campus Quad
Monday, August 28
7:30 - 10 a.m. Breakfast available (bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
9 - 9:45 a.m. Academic Department Meetings Various Locations
10 - 10:45 a.m. Academic Department Meetings Various Locations
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Mass of the Holy Spirit Pettit Atrium, Shields Science Center
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch available (bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
1:30 - 5 p.m. Community Engagement Day Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
5 - 7 p.m. Dinner available (bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
7 p.m. Final Orientation Group Meetings Various Locations
Tuesday, August 29 - First Day of Classes will follow a Monday schedule.
Wednesday, August 30 - Academic Convocation. Evening Classes starting at 4 p.m. or later will not be held.
4 p.m. Academic Convocation Line-up (Class of 2021 will have reserved seating and will be recognized as a whole during Convocation.) Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
4:30 p.m. Academic Convocation Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex