Orientation Schedule

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    Transfer Student Orientation: Tuesday, August 25, 2015 

    Now is your time to Get Stoked! for life as a college student at Carlow University. Our mandatory New Student Orientation program will help you make a successful personal and academic transition.

    Register to Attend Orientation

    Tuesday, August 25, 2015

    9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    Move-in Day 
    Frances Warde Hall, Third Floor Main Entrance (Resident Students and Families)
    Please plan to arrive at your assigned time to alleviate waiting for elevators and give you the opportunity to have staff help you move in. When you arrive on campus, you will drive up to the residence hall where a professional moving company will unload your car. You will then be given a ticket, and a valet attendant will move your car to a parking lot. 

    1:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.  
    Check-in 


    1:30 p.m. – 1:40 p.m.
    Welcome


    1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Meetings with Academic Program Representatives

    2:35 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.
    Carlow Technology Resources: learn how to use:

    • Carlow E-mail
    • MyPortal
    • BlackBoard
    • WebAdvisor
    • E2Campus 
    3:10 p.m.  3:40 p.m.
    Center for Academic Achievement Overview

    3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Office of Career Development Overview

    4:15 p.m. – 5 p.m. 
    Taking Care of Business: make arrangements and get answers to your questions from various departments on campus, including:
    • Bookstore
    • Academic Advising
    • Center for Academic Achievement
    • Financial Aid
    • IT Login
    • Parking Permits
    • Student Accounts
    • University ID Center
    • University Registrar
    • and many more!
    5 p.m. – 7 p.m.
    Explore the bustling Oakland neighborhood of Pittsburgh with your fellow transfer students. 

     


    Friday, August 28, 2015 

    7 a.m. – 9 a.m.
    Breakfast // Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students, TF) 

    4 p.m. - 6 p.m.
    Dinner // Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria

    6 p.m. – Midnight
    Steel City Scavenger Hunt and Movie Night
    University Commons, Fifth Floor,Campus Green (All Students, TF) 

     

    Saturday, August 29, 2015  

    9 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Wellness Activities
    St. Joseph Hall Gym. (All Students, TF) 
    Get a sample of what Carlow’s wellness programs are like by participating in a mini-olympics!

    11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
    Brunch // Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students, TF 

    12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Be Smart, Be Safe, Be Healthy 

    University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students, TF) 
    Learn how to be risk averse during your college career and get some important information from Pittsburgh Action Against Rape, Center for Victims, and Carlow’s Wellness Center.

    4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
    Dinner  
    University Commons, Fifth Floor,Campus Green (All Students, TF) 

    5 p.m. – Midnight
    Block Party and Pirates Game
    PNC Park, Bus leaves Lot B at 5 p.m. (All Students, TF) 
    Limited number of tickets. Response required.
    Please see insert in New Student Orientation booklet for detailed information.



    Sunday, August 30, 2015

    11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
    Brunch // Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students, TF)

    1 p.m. – 3 p.m.
    Activities Fair 

    University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students, TF) 

    4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. 
    Dinner
    Mandatory
    Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students, TF) 

    6 p.m. – 8 p.m.
    Night of the Celtic and New Student Orientation Mass 
    Mandatory
    University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families) 
    Become an official member of the Carlow Community and meet some alumni who were once in your shoes.

    8 p.m. – 9 p.m.
    Ice Cream Reception 
    University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)