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New Student Orientation

New Student Mandatory Orientation

new student orientation
[noo • stood-nt • ohr-ee-uh n-tey-shuh n]
noun

New Student Orientation is a mandatory program designed to help you transition to Medaille University. Join us to learn the ins and outs of life as a Maverick. Register today!

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Review the New Student ChecklistOrientation Schedule

 

Friday, August 26, 2022 – New Student Resident Move-in & Resident Orientation

10:00am – 4:00pm     New Student Resident Check-in & Maverick Move-in | Main Building Foyer

                                      Family Campus Tours Available @ 11am, 1pm, 3pm | Admissions House

4:00pm – 5:00pm       Resident Student Blackboard Basics 101 | Assigned Spaces

5:00pm – 7:30pm       Resident Student Dinner | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

7:30pm – 8:30pm       Residence Life Orientation | Main Building Lecture Hall

9:00pm – 11:00pm     Outdoor Movie | Quad (Rain: Sullivan Center Gym)

Bring a blanket/lawn chair

First 100 new resident students receive a FREE Medaille Blanket!

 

Saturday, August 27, 2022 – New Student Orientation Day 1

10:30am – 12:30pm   Resident Student Brunch | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

           Resident & Commuter Check-in for New Student Orientation Program Day 1| Sullivan Center Garage Doors/Dining Hall

11:30am – 12:30pm Honors Welcome (Honors Students Only) | Sullivan Center President’s Dining Room

12:30pm – 1:30pm     Orientation group ice breakers 1 lead by OLs around campus

1:30pm – 2:00pm       Academic Convocation Line-Up | Main Building Lecture Hall

2:00pm – 3:00pm       Academic New Student Convocation | Sullivan Center Events Arena

                                      Livestream will be available for family and friends (www.medaille.edu/nso)

3:00pm – 3:45pm       Meet Your Faculty Members | Assigned Classrooms

3:45pm – 4:45pm      Commuter Student Blackboard Basics 101 | Assigned Spaces

4:45pm – 5:45pm       Mavericks Making Moves | Sullivan Center Events Arena

5:45pm – 7:00pm       Resident Student Dinner | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

7:30pm – 9:30pm       Join us for an evening of fun campus programming to celebrate the new semester!

 

Sunday, August 28, 2022 – New Student Orientation Day 2

10:30am – 12:30pm   Resident Student Brunch | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

           Resident & Commuter Check-in for New Student Orientation Program Day 2 | Sullivan Center Garage Doors/Dining Hall

11:30am – 12:30pm   First Year Scholars Program Welcome | Sullivan Center President’s Dining Room

12:30pm – 1:30pm     Orientation group ice breakers 1 lead by OLs around campus

1:30pm – 3:30pm       Rotating Sessions

3:30pm                       Commuter Student ID Pick-up | Sullivan Center Garage Doors/Dining Hall

Tickets for below new student events will be given out at Sunday Check-in:

3:45pm – 6:30pm       Canalside Buffalo Waterfront Boat Tour – Meet Outside @ North Hall Painted Buffalo

                                        Limited Tickets Available

4:00pm – 6:00pm       Double Decker Bus Tour – Meet Outside @ Sullivan Center Tower

                                       Limited Tickets Available

3:45pm – 7:45pm       Galleria Mall & Target Outing – Meet Outside @ Main Building Circle

5:00pm – 7:00pm       Resident Student Dinner | Sullivan Center Dining Hall

 

Monday, August 29, 2022 – First Day of Classes

 

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