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All Brockport students are welcome to attend any Welcome Week event, unless otherwise specified.

Thursday, August 21, 2014
Time Event
8:30 am - 5 pm

Residence Hall Check-In (First-year Delta, Honors and Living Learning Community students)

First-year Delta College, Honors College and Living Learning Community students only. Move-in assistance provided for these students until 5pm. Check-in will continue through the evening, however no move-in assistance will be available.

8:45 am - noon

Welcome to Honors Breakfast Reception (First-year Honors College Students)

Take a break and stop by any time during the move-in period. Enjoy refreshments and meet Honors peer mentors and faculty!

Thompson Hall Smart Classroom

9 am - noon

Delta College Welcome Breakfast

The Delta College will offer an open-house style breakfast for new students and their families. There is no fixed schedule, so stop in and meet peer mentors and faculty whenever you have time.

Cooper New York Room

2 pm - 5 pm

Honors College Activities with Peer Mentors (First-year Honors College Students)

This required session will help you get acclimated to Brockport academics and the campus community. You will engage in informal activities with your peer mentors, including a campus or village tour tailored to your interests. Additionally, you will receive a free t-shirt and participate in a class photo! Please arrive on time and bring a printed copy of your fall class schedule.

Edwards Gold Room

2 pm - 5 pm

Delta College Peer Mentor Activities

This required session will help you get acclimated to Brockport academics and the campus community. You will engage in informal activities with your peer mentors, including a campus or village tour tailored to your interests. Additionally, you will receive a free t-shirt and participate in a class photo! Please arrive on time and bring a printed copy of your fall class schedule.

Flagpole - Campus Mall next to Union

7:30 pm - 9 pm

LLC Welcome Dessert Reception (First-year Living Learning Communities)

Enjoy some delicious desserts while meeting faculty, staff and other members of your living learning community. This is required for first-year LLC students.

SERC House of Fields

9:30 pm

Movie Night - The Amazing Spider -Man 2

Join the Late Night Crew for a free showing of The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Edwards 100

Friday, August 22, 2014
Time Event
8:30 am - 3 pm

Residence Hall Check-In (First-year, transfer and EOP students)

First year, Transfer and EOP students only. Move-in assistance will be provided for these students until 3pm. Check-in will continue through the evening, however no move-in assistance will be available.

9 am - noon

Honors Academic Orientation (First-year Honors College Students)

This required session will include breakfast, an overview of Honors College requirements, a symposium on how to make the most of your undergraduate education and achieve your personal goals, distribution of iPads, and an informal meeting with your ‘Introduction to Honors’ (HON 112) instructor.

Cooper NY Room

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Delta College Jump Start

New Delta College students: Come meet the people of Delta College Program - faculty, staff, and students - and learn more about the program itself. Breakfast will be served.

Cooper Mezzanine

noon - 3 pm

Open/Final Registration

Not registered for classes yet? Students will not be admitted into the Ballroom without their Degree Audit. Please be sure to stop by the Office of Academic Advisement in the Rakov Center for Student Services to pick up the registration materials required for registering for classes.

Seymour College Union Ballroom

1 pm - 3:30 pm

Last Stop Orientation for First-Year Students

If you were unable to make it this summer to orientation, come and receive the necessary information you need before you start your classes. You will receive information about your fall class schedule, learn about your Brockport email account, Angel, Web Banner, myBrockport, meet other students, and take a tour of campus so you know where your classes are located.

Edwards 100

1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Living Learning Communities Programs (First-year LLC)

Please refer to your RA for the meeting location and program information for your LLC.

Residence Halls

2 pm - 3 pm

EOP Transfer Student Orientation (New EOP Transfer Students)

Seymour College Union Room 220

3:45 pm

REQUIRED

Academic Convocation (required)

Mandatory for all new students. Join faculty, staff and students as we welcome you and celebrate the beginning of a new academic year through presentations highlighting Brockport's excellence and pride. Ceremony will begin promptly at 4 pm. For more info: www.brockport.edu/convocation

SERC

4 pm

Parent Reception (optional)

Parents and family members please feel free to stop by if you have any last minute questions before leaving campus.

Seymour College Union Main Lounge

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Dinner

See your Resident Assistant (RA) to find out which dining hall you are going to for dinner tonight!

Harrison/Brockway

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

First Year Community Meetings (on campus students)

Join the Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities as they welcome you to your residence hall community. Your Resident Director (RD) and Resident Assistant (RA) will review policies/procedures as well as effective strategies for your success at The College at Brockport. See your building staff for details.

See your RA

9 pm - midnight

Late Night: Grocery Bingo

It’s time to stock your fridge with all the college essentials! This is one of our most popular Late Night events. Win big and walk away with a reusable grocery bag filled with your favorite foods! Jitterbugs Cafe will be open from 9pm-10:30pm tonight only!!

Seymour College Union Ballroom

11:59 pm

Midnight Movie at the Strand

BSG sponsors $1 movie nights on Fridays throughout the semester at the Strand Theatre. Join them for the first movie night tonight!!

Strand Theatre, Village of Brockport

Saturday, August 23, 2014
Time Event
8:30 am - 11:15 am

REQUIRED

First Year Seminar/EagleCHECK (required)

Meet the other students in your first year seminar and your peer mentor. Bring your copy of the summer reading selection, “This I Believe II: The Personal Philosophies of Remarkable Men and Women.” This session includes EagleCHECK, an award-winning program that interactively introduces you to the knowledge and skills necessary to navigate college life. Note: the time/location of this session is different from your regularly scheduled first year seminar class

Various Academic Buildings

8:30 am - 5 pm

Residence Hall Check-In (Returning Students)

Move-in assistance will be provided for these students until 5pm. Check-in will continue through the evening, however no move-in assistance will be available.

11:15 am - 1 pm

Lunch

See your Peer Mentor to find out which dining hall you are going to for lunch!

Brockway/Harrison

1 pm

REQUIRED

Entering Class Photo (required)

Come join Ellsworth, our school mascot, as we take a group photo of our new incoming freshman and transfer students. Get your free Brockport Spirit shirt!

Plateau Field

1 pm - 5 pm

REQUIRED

Saturday of Service (All New Students) (required)

New students will participate in service opportunities that match both community needs and student interests. To select a project, visit www.brockport.edu/serve. Check-in and departures will take place from the class photo. Please bring/wear close-toed shoes and any items necessary for your project.

Depart from Plateau Field

4 pm - 7 pm

Dinner

Dinner on your own tonight after you get back from SOS

Brockway/Harrison

6 pm - 9 pm

Shopping Shuttle to Walmart and Wegmans

Shuttles will depart every 15 minutes

Seymour College Union Bookstore Hallway

7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Welcome Back Bonfire

Come join IVCF/BASIC as we welcome in the new school year with lawn games, a bonfire, and s'mores! Bonfire and games start at 7:30PM in the Mall (by the flagpoles). We can't wait to see you!

Campus Mall near Seymour College Union

8 pm - 10 pm

Dye it, Wear it, Share it

Get together to catch up with old friends, or meet new ones. Join BSG in celebrating the start of the new year with a free Tye-Dye event. All you need is your student ID.

Seymour College Union Ballroom

Sunday, August 24, 2014
Time Event
8:30 am - 9:30 am

Extraordinary and Honors Scholarship Orientation

For Extraordinary and Honors Scholarship recipients who did not attend a mandatory orientation session during Summer Orientation. The Terms of Award document that scholars were previous sent will be reviewed and scholars will have time to have their questions answered.

Edwards Red Room

8:30 am - 5 pm

Residence Hall Check-In (Returning Students)

Check-in will be available all day, however no move-in assistance will be available.

9:30 am - 2:30 pm

REQUIRED

Sound-off Theater (All students) (required)

Actors present theatrical vignettes in an informal theatre setting on important issues that may affect you as a college student. An informational discussion follows each vignette. 9:30 am: Residents of Thompson and MacVicar 11:15 am: Residents of Benedict/Dobson and all other transfer students 1 pm: Residents of McLean and McFarlane and all off-campus students

Tower Fine Arts Theatre

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Computer Skills Exam Testing

Take the opportunity to complete a General Education requirement before the start of school! The Office for Assessment and Testing will be offering Computer Skills Exam testing on Sunday, August 24th Seats are limited, sign up today! You can register for the exam by logging into your ANGEL account. Look for the Exam Registration box on your ANGEL homepage. Click on the Computer Skills Exam link and follow the onscreen directions to register for an exam! Testing will be held in Drake Memorial Library on the ground floor testing labs. We will send a reminder and room assignments to registered students a week before testing. For more information on what the exam covers and preparation material please visit our website at http://www.brockport.edu/oat. We look forward to seeing you!

Drake Memorial Library

5 pm - 7 pm

VIP New Student Event

This is an event where students can get to know what the bookstore has to offer and pick up their textbooks and supplies. There will be free food, raffles and goody bags.

Seymour College Union Bookstore

6 pm

Class Finding Tour

Meet the Welcome Week Assistants for a specialized tour of where your classes are on campus. Bring your schedule!!

Seymour College Union Main Lounge

6 pm - 9 pm

Shopping Shuttle to Walmart/Wegmans

Shuttle Departs every 15. Pick up next to Bookstore.

Seymour College Union Bookstore Hallway

Monday, August 25, 2014
Time Event
11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Welcome Week Fest

Join us on the first day of classes for answers to any last minute questions, a campus tour, and FREE ice cream from local favorite LuGia's. Sponsored by Student Union & Activities, Living Learning Communities, and BSG.

Campus Mall, near Seymour College Union

Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time Event
11:30 am - 1 pm

Select Respect/Women’s Center Pizza Party Open House

Come meet the staff and students in the Center for Select Respect and Women’s Center. Learn about the programs and resources available and get some free pizza!

Seymour College Union Center for Select Respect, Union B124

noon - 1:30 pm

Off-Campus Student Welcome Lunch

Open to all off-campus students. Join us for lunch!

Seymour College Union Main Lounge

8:30 pm - 10:30 pm

Club Craze

Over 100 student organizations will be on hand for you to meet with and learn how to join. Plus, performances from our entertainment groups. This is the BEST way to learn about how to get involved on campus!

The SERC

Friday, August 29, 2014
Time Event
9 pm - midnight

Late Night - Dodgeball

Late Night is teaming up with Campus Rec to put on a dodgeball tournament, with great prizes for the top three teams. Teams must have at least 5 players with 2-3 alternates. Registration starts at 9 pm; tournament starts at 9:30.

The SERC

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Time Event
9 pm - midnight

Late Night - Happy Hours Trivia

Pizza and wings from Mark’s Pizzeria will be served throughout the night, starting at 9:30 pm. Trivia starts at 10. Prizes will be provided for the top trivia team of the night. Come to play some great trivia or just to hang out with your friends and enjoy some free food!

Seymour College Union Ballroom