2019 Fall Orientation & Welcome Week

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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 Sexual Assault Prevention for Undergraduates. 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 24

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 24

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 4

 

Fall Orientation Schedule

Saturday, August 24
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Move In Assigned Residence Halls
11 a.m. - 4 p.m. Gi Gi’s Open       Meehan School of Business
11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Commons Dining Hall Open         Roche Dining Commons
12 - 5 p.m. Bookstores Open May Hall and Boland Hall
4 - 5 p.m. Welcome Mass Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
5:15 p.m. Families Depart Campus The Quad
5:30 - 7 p.m. Welcome Cookout & Orientation Group Meeting #1 Alumni Lawn & Various Locations
7:15 - 8 p.m. Commuter Student Reception The Hill & Commuter Lounge, Roche Dining
Commons
7:15 - 9 p.m. Residence Life Meetings Various Locations
9:30 p.m. Hypnotist: Jim Spinnato Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
Sunday, August 25
7:30 – 9:15 a.m. Breakfast (Bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
9:15 - 9:50 a.m. Orientation Group Meeting #2 Various Locations
10–11:15 a.m. Defining U (Groups 15-28) Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
  Community Safety Presentation: A Conversation about Sexual Assault Prevention (Groups 15-28) Pettit Atrium, Shields Science Center
11:15 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Lunch (Bring your Hill Card!) Roche Dining Commons
1 - 2:15 p.m. Defining U (Groups 1-14) Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
1 – 2:15 p.m. Community Safety Presentation: A Conversation about Sexual Assault Prevention (Groups 15-28) Pettit Atrium, Shields Science Center
2:30 - 4:30 p.m. Orientation Group Meetings #3 Various Locations
3:30-4:30 p.m. Commons & The Hill Tour Roche Dining Commons
4:45 - 6:45 p.m. Dinner (Bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
7:30 - 8:15 p.m. Student Government Association (SGA) Welcome! Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
8:30 p.m. Movie Night: Aladdin  Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
Monday, August 26
7:30 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast (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: 15 a.m. - 12 p.m. Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit Pettit Atrium
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch (Bring your Hill Card!) Roche Dining Commons
1:15 - 4 p.m. Community Engagement Day Sally Blair Ames Sports Complex
4 p.m. Orientation Group Meetings #4 Various Locations
5:30 - 6:45 p.m. Dinner (Bring your Hill Card) Roche Dining Commons
Tuesday, August 27 (First Day of Classes will follow a Monday Schedule)
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Get Your Parking Pass The Hill, Roche Dining Commons
11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Activities Period, No Classes Scheduled (this happens every Monday)  
Wednesday, August 28 (Evening Classes starting at 4 p.m. or later will not be held)
9 a.m.  SGA Class and Senate Nominations Open Qualtrics Link (to be emailed)
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Get Your Parking Pass The Hill, Roche Dining Commons
4 p.m. Academic Convocation Line-Up Sports Complex
4:30 - 5:30 p.m. Academic Convocation Sports Complex
9 p.m. Kickoff BINGO SZN           Commons A, Roche Dining Commons
Thursday, August 29
8 p.m.–12 a.m. Brother Mike’s Thursday Remix The Hill, Roche Dining Commons
Friday, August 30
1 – 5 p.m. Activities Fair & Carnival Duffy Parking Lot
9 p.m.–1 a.m Brother Mike’s After Dark Labor Day Party     The Hill, Roche Dining Commons
Saturday, August 31
8:30 – 11:30 p.m. Casino Night Pettit Atrium, Shields Science Center
Sunday, September 1
10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Beach Trip (Tickets @ Info Desk in Commons) First Beach, Newport, RI