New Student Orientation Schedule

Friday, August 29, 2014

9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Pick up your Orientation Packet and other essentials at Ross Sports Center. Representatives from various offices will be in attendance.

Move into Residence Halls. Room keys and your Knightcard will be available at Ross Sports Center.

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

We recommend you drop in to the Post Office in the basement of Joyce Hall today before the Sunday rush to pick up your key and mailbox number.

10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Einstein Brothers is open for light refreshments in Dion Family Student Center.

11:30 am - 2:00 pm

Lunch is served in Alliot Student Center's Green Mountain Dining Room.

3:00 pm

Alumni Photo - Photo of Saint Michael's College Alumni and their new students will be taken at the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel.

3:30 pm - 4:15 pm - Lyons Hall, Joyce Hall 1st and 2nd Floors Residential Hall Meetings - go to McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall

4:15 - 5:00 pm - Ryan Hall, Joyce Hall 3rd and 4th Floors Residential Hall Meetings - go to McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall

5:15 pm

Class of 2018 Photo in front of Durick Library, rain location is Ross Sports Center.

5:45 pm

Orientation Group Meetings and dinner on Durick Library lawn, rain location is Ross Sports Center. Check with your Orientation Leaders if you are uncertain of your group number.

While students are meeting with orientation groups, families are welcome to enjoy any of the great restaurants in the local area - see list given at Registration.

7:00 pm

New Student Convocation at the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel. The class of 2018 is presented to the President of the College, Dr. John J. Neuhauser. All are invited to attend as we welcome and accept the class of 2018 into the academic life of Saint Michael's College.

8:15 pm

All new students to Ross Sports Center for an opportunity to get to know your classmates.

10:00 pm

Residence Hall Floor Socials. Get to know the folks you will be living with this year.

For questions, contact:

Saturday, August 30, 2014

7:00 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast will be served in Alliot Student Center's Green Mountain Dining Room.

Families

9:30 am - 10:30 am: Cheray Hall 101 - Transitions and Transformations, conversations with staff regarding students and family support at Saint Michael's College.

Students

Orientation Groups 19-36
9:00 am - 10:00 am
First Year Seminar panel in Roy room in Dion Family Student Center - "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin.
10:15 am - 11:15 am
Groups 19-36 to Academic Fair throughout Dion Family Student Center - A chance to meet with professors from every major and minor offered on campus.

Orientation Groups 1-18
9:00 am - 10:00 am
Academic Fair throughout Dion Family Student Center - A chance to meet with professors from every major and minor offered on campus.
10:15 am - 11:15 am
First Year Seminar panel in Roy room in Dion Family Student Center - "Sonny's Blues" by James Baldwin.

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

Students with learning differences, hindrances and family members meet with the Director of Academic Support to learn about available services. Saint Edmund's Hall Farrell Room (3rd Floor). 

11:30 am

Language Assessment - for students who have not taken the language assessment over the summer. Cheray Hall 101 and 111.

12:00 pm

Families are welcome to explore the Burlington, Vermont area. Refer a list of suggested locations given at Registration.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

BBQ with faculty on Durick Library lawn. Rain location is Alliot Student Center Green Mountain Dining Room.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Transfer Lunch in Alliot Student Center Vermont Room (2nd Floor)

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Meet with Faculty Advisor. See packet for room locations.

2:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Bystander/Wellness Panels in McCarthy Arts Center Recital Hall (see packet)

4:00 pm

Orientation Mass in the Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel. Families are invited. 

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

BBQ with students, faculty, and staff on Durick Library lawn. Rain location is Alliot Student Center Green Mountain Dining Room.

8:00 pm

Meet with RD/RA to talk about Community Standards.

9:00 pm

Knightflix Dance in Dion Family Student Center Roy Room

Sunday, August 31, 2014

8:00 am - 9:30 am

Breakfast in Alliot Student Center Green Mountain Dining Room.

9:00 am - 11:30 am

Connections - Ross Sports Center

11:30 am - 12:30 am

Athletes Lunch (see packet for details)

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Library Tours for athletes, with team captains. (see packet for details)

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Library tours (see packet for details)

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Athletic Orientation in McCarthy Arts Center. All new students who plan to participate in a varsity sport this academic year are required to attend.

5:30 pm

Athletes BBQ - Durick Library lawn

5:30 pm

Dinner - Alliot Student Center Green Mountain Dining Room

7:00 pm

Opening Mass - Chapel of Saint Michael the Archangel


For additional questions, contact:

Grace Kelly, Associate Dean of Students, Coordinator of New Student Orientation
802.654.2568
GKelly@smcvt.edu

Jonathan D'Amore, Associate Dean of the College
802.654.2347
jdamore@smcvt.edu