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Schedule of Events

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

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

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

noon - 3 pm

Open/Final Registration

Not registered for classes yet? Students will not be admitted into the Ballroom without their Degree Audit Report (DARS)! 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

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 with Ellsworth Grocery Bingo

It’s time to stock your fridge with all the college essentials! This is one of our most popular Late Night with Ellsworth events. Win big and walk away with a reusable grocery bag filled with your favorite foods!

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. During Welcome Week, the midnight movie is on Saturday night and FREE with Brockport ID.

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 - 1 pm

New Transfer Student Welcome (Mandatory for New Transfer Students)

Jump right in-meet your Transfer Peer Mentor (TPM,) interact with other new transfer students, obtain your student ID/parking permit, as well as learn more about academic expectations and resources available to you. Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided (free for new students/fee for guests). RSVP required to transfer@brockport.edu.

Seymour College Union Ballroom

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.

12:30 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 in Lot V. Please bring/wear close-toed shoes and any items necessary for your project.

Depart from Lot V

6 pm - 9 pm

Shopping Shuttle to Walmart and Wegmans

Shuttles will depart every 15 minutes

Seymour College Union Bookstore Hallway

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

Scholarship Orientation

TBD

Edwards Red Room

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.

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