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

Thursday, August 27, 2015
Time Event
8:30 am - noon

Welcome to Honors Breakfast Reception (First-Year Honors Students and Family Members)

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

8:30 am - 5 pm

Residence Hall Check In (First Year: Delta College, Honors College, and Living Learning Communities)

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

Your Residence Hall

9 am - noon

Delta College Welcome Breakfast (First-year Delta College Students)

The Delta College will offer 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 - 4 pm

Activities with Honors Peer Mentors (First-Year Honors Students) [Mandatory]

This required session for Honors freshmen 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 (First-year Delta College students) [Mandatory]

This required session for Delta freshmen will help you get acclimated to Brockport academics and the campus community.

Campus Mall Flagpole

7 pm

First Year LLC Community Meetings (All New LLC Students) [Mandatory]

Join the Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities as your building RAs will review policies and procedures as well as welcome you to your Living Learning Community.

Your Residence Hall

9:30 pm - midnight

Late Night: Summer Luau

Join the Union Programming Team (UPT) and the LLCs for lawn games, volleyball, food and drinks! Get a chance to relax with friends and meet new ones.

MacVicar/McFarlane Volleyball Court

Friday, August 28, 2015
Time Event
8:30 am - 9 am

LLC Welcome (Thompson, McLean, and McFarlane LLCs) [Mandatory]

This event is required for all first year LLC students. This event will welcome all LLC students to The College at Brockport and feature the advantages of residing in an LLC.

Tower Mainstage Theatre

8:30 am - 3 pm

Residence Hall Check In (First Year, Transfer, and EOP Students)

Move-in assistance provided for these students until 3:00 pm. Check-in will continue for remainder of the evening but no assistance available.

9 am - 9:20 am

LLC Breakfast (Thompson, McLean, and McFarlane LLCs) [Mandatory]

This event is required for all first year LLC students. This informal breakfast will provide an opportunity for LLC students to meet with faculty, staff, Resident Directors, Resident Assistants and LLC Mentors associated with your academic and interest areas!

Tower Lobby

9 am - noon

Honors College Freshman Academic Orientation (First-Year Honors Students) [Mandatory]

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 New York Room

9:30 am - 10 am

LLC Welcome (MacVicar, Benedict, and Dobson LLCs) [Mandatory]

This event is required for all first year LLC students. This event will welcome the LLC students to The College at Brockport and feature the advantages of the LLC program.

Tower Mainstage Theatre

9:30 am - 10:30 am

LLC Programs (Thompson, McLean, and McFarlane LLCs)

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

Your Residence Hall

9:30 am - 10:30 am

LLC Programs (Thompson, McLean, and McFarlane LLCs) [Mandatory]

This is required for all first year LLC students. Please refer to your Resident Assistant for the meeting location and program information.

Your Residence Hall

9:30 am - 11:30 am

Delta Jumpstart (First-year Delta College students) [Mandatory]

This event is for new Delta College students. Come and meet the people of the Delta College Program which includes faculty, staff, and students as well as learn more about the program itself! Breakfast will be served.

Cooper New York Room

10 am - 10:20 am

LLC Breakfast (MacVicar, Benedict, and Dobson LLCs) [Mandatory]

This event is required for all first year LLC students. This informal breakfast will provide an opportunity for LLC students to meet with faculty, staff, Resident Directors, Resident Assistants, and LLC Mentors associated with your academic and interest areas!

Tower Lobby

10:30 am - 11:30 am

LLC Programs (MacVicar, Benedict, and Dobson LLCs) [Mandatory]

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

Your Residence Hall

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

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

LLC Brunch (MacVicar, Benedict, and Dobson LLCs)

This event is for all LLC students. Please attend the session for your LLC (see your RA!). Enjoy lunch with LLC Mentors, RAs, faculty and staff that are associated with your academic and interest areas!

1:30 pm - 3:45 pm

Last Stop Orientation (Req. for students who did not attend Summer Orientation)

Kick off fall semester by joining us for an in-depth session focused on preparing you for your college career. We will help to make sure you have completed the Brockport Bound checklist and are ready to begin classes on Monday. This session will include a student panel, an online accounts tutorial, a Q & A with upperclassmen, and a tour of campus to ensure you know where your classes are. Please bring your fall schedule with you. Check in begins at 1:15pm.

Liberal Arts Building - McCue Auditorium

2 pm - 3 pm

EOP Transfer Student Orientation (New EOP Transfer Students)

Please refer to your EOP counselor for the meeting location and program information.

Seymour College Union Room 220

3:45 pm

Academic Convocation (All New Students) [Mandatory]

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 bring promptly at 4:00pm.

SERC House of Fields

4 pm

Parent Reception

Parents and family members are welcome 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

Harrison and Brockway Dining Halls

7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

First Year Community Meetings (All New Students) [Mandatory]

Join the Office of Residential Life/Learning Communities as they welcome you to your residence hall community. Your Resident Director and Resident Assistants will review policies and procedures as well as effective strategies for your success at The College at Brockport.

Your Residence Hall

11:59 pm

Midnight Movie at the Strand

Brockport Student Government (BSG) sponsors $1 movie nights on Fridays throughout the semester at The Strand. Join them for the first movie night of the semester!

Strand Theater, Village of Brockport

Saturday, August 29, 2015
Time Event
8 am - 1 pm

New Transfer Student Welcome (New Transfers Only) [Mandatory]

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

Seymour College Union Ballroom

8:30 am - 5 pm

Residence Hall Move 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 am - 11:15 am

First-Year Seminar/EagleCHECK (Freshmen Only) [Mandatory]

Bring a copy of the summer reading selection, "Orange is the New Black," and work with your peer mentor in this interactive session that will explore the book. Then, experience EagleCHECK, an award-winning program that interactively introduces you to the knowledge and skill necessary to navigate college life.

Various Academic Buildings

11:15 am - 1 pm

LUNCH

Brockway or Harrison Dining Halls

1 pm

Entering Class Photo

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

Plateau Field

1 pm - 5 pm

Saturday of Service (All New Students) [Mandatory]

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.

Various Locations, Departing from Lot V

6 pm - 9 pm

Shopping Shuttles to Walmart and Wegmans

Shuttles will depart every 15 minutes.

Seymour College Union Bookstore Hallway

8 pm - 10 pm

BSG Presents: Tie Dye

Do not miss out on your first Brockport tie dyed shirt! Plus join in on the fun of all of the activities provided by Brockport Student Government!

Seymour College Union Ballroom

Sunday, August 30, 2015
Time Event
8:30 am

Sound-Off Theater (Athletes) [mandatory]

Actors present theatrical vignettes in an informal theater setting on important issues that may affect you as a college student. An informational discussion follows each vignette. Athletes: 8:30 9:30

Tower Fine Arts Theater

8:30 am - 3 pm

Residence Hall Move 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

Sound-Off Theater (Thompson & MacVicar) [mandatory]

Actors present theatrical vignettes in an informal theater setting on important issues that may affect you as a college student. An informational discussion follows each vignette. Athletes: 8:30 9:30

Tower Fine Arts Theater

10:30 am

Sound-Off Theater (Benedict/Dobson & all other transfer students) [mandatory]

Actors present theatrical vignettes in an informal theater setting on important issues that may affect you as a college student. An informational discussion follows each vignette. Athletes: 8:30 9:30

Tower Fine Arts Theater

11:30 am

Sound-Off Theater (McClean & McFarlane & all off-campus students) [mandatory]

Actors present theatrical vignettes in an informal theater setting on important issues that may affect you as a college student. An informational discussion follows each vignette. Athletes: 8:30 9:30

Tower Fine Arts Theater

5 pm - 7 pm

VIP New Student Event

Get to know what the bookstore has to offer and pick up your textbooks and supplies. There will be free food, raffles, and goody bags.

Seymour College Union Bookstore

6 pm

Class-Finding Tours

Join the Welcome Week Assistants for a tour of campus, specially customized to your class schedule. Bring your schedule and meet them in the Union Main Lounge.

Seymour College Union Main Lounge

6 pm - 9 pm

Shopping Shuttles to Walmart and Wegmans

Shuttles will depart every 15 minutes.

Seymour College Union Bookstore Hallway

Monday, August 31, 2015
Time Event
11:30 am - 1 pm

Welcome Week Fest

Join us on the first day of classes for answers to any last-minute question, a campus tour, and FREE ice cream from local hot spot LuGia's, sponsored by Student Union and Activities, Living Learning Communities, and Brockport Student Government.

Campus Mall

2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

History Department Welcome Reception

The History Department and the student organization, The History Forum, welcomes incoming and current students to a reception at the Alumni House. This event is open to all students who are history majors/minors, history majors/minors intent, or for any student who is considering becoming a history major or having a history minor. Light refreshments will be provided.

Alumni House

Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Time Event
noon - 1:30 pm

Off-Campus Student Welcome Lunch

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

Seymour College Union Main Lounge

Thursday, September 3, 2015
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 free pizza!

Seymour College Union Center for Select Respect, B124

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!

SERC House of Fields

Friday, September 4, 2015
Time Event
10 pm - 1 am

Late Night: Dorm Decor

Join the Union Programming Team (UPT) as they help spice up your dorm room with an awesome craft!

Seymour College Union Gallery

Saturday, September 5, 2015
Time Event
10 pm - 1 pm

Late Night: Scavenger Hunt

Want to get to know your campus a little better? Join the Union Programming Team (UPT) on a campus wide scavenger hunt. Form a team of 5 max or join a team when you arrive! Are you up to the challenge?

Seymour College Union Gallery