Transfer Student Fall 2016 Move-In Day: Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Transfer Student Orientation: Tuesday, August 23, 2016

New Student Orientation:
August 24-28, 2016. Events that are open to Transfer Students are listed in the schedule on this page.
Classes Begin: August 29, 2016 [See the Academic calendar for details.]


 

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

8 a.m. - 2 p.m. Move-in Day for Transfer Students
Frances Warde Hall, Third Floor Main Entrance (Resident Students and Families) 

1 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Transfer Student Check-In and Lunch
Atrium, A.J. Palumbo Hall of Science and Technology (AJP)

1:30-5:00 p.m. Transfer Student Orientation

1:30 p.m. Welcome, AJP Room 115
1:45 p.m. Meet with the Colleges: College of Learning and Innovation in AJP Room 115, College of Leadership and Social Change in AJP Room 117, and College of Health and Wellness in AJP Room 119
2:35 p.m. Technology Resources, AJP Room 115
3:10 p.m. Center for Academic Achievement, AJP 115
3:45 p.m. Office of Career Development, AJP 115
4:15 p.m. Taking Care of Business, AJP Atrium

4:45 p.m. Pirates Game for Transfer Students
Parking Lot B. The bus will leave at 5 p.m. After orientation, transfers students will be taken to PNC Park for a baseball game!

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 

 
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. University Welcome 
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)
 
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. New Student Orientation Check-in
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)
 
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Opening Dinner, Meet Your First Year Mentor
University Commons, Fifth Floor Campus Green (All Students)
 
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The Truth, presented by Jake Byczkowski
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center (All Students)
 
9 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Meet and Greet: Illusionist and Rita's Italian Ice
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)

 

Thursday, August 25, 2016  

7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)  

11 a.m. - Noon Lunch
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students). *New athletes meet with the Director of Athletics in the cafeteria.

4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dinner
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. PlayFair
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Residence Hall Floor Meetings and Party on the Green
Frances Warde Hall, in the lounge on your floor (All Resident Students)

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Commuter Student Meet-up and Party on the Green
University Commons, Second Floor, Student Activities Center (All Commuter Students

11 p.m. - 1 a.m. Midnight Pancake and Bingo Bonanza
University Commons, Second Floor, Café (All Students)

 

Friday, August 26, 2016 

7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Breakfast
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)

4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dinner
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)

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

 

Saturday, August 27, 2016

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Brunch 
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Be Smart, Be Safe, Be Healthy 
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center (All Students)

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

5 p.m. - Midnight Cookout on the Green and Night at the Park
Limited number of tickets
Bus leaves Lot B a 4:30 p.m. 

 

Sunday, August 28, 2016

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

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Activities Fair
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)

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

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Night of the Celtic and New Student Orientation Mass
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)

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