Welcome Week Orientation

Deepwood Hall on the Bay Path campus

Welcome Week
August 21 - 24, 2014

Orientation for new and transfer students begins Thursday, August 21, 2014 and concludes on Sunday, August 24, 2014. The first day of classes for all traditional undergraduates is Monday, August 25.

Schedule:

Thursday, August 21

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Early check-in
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Commuter/resident check-in
5:30 p.m - 7:00 p.m.: Dinner, Blake Student Commons
7:00 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.: Meet with Orientation Leaders (OL's)
7:15 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.: All students to meet in Mills Theatre, Carr Hall, for Day of Service overview
8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Theater Delta - An interactive theater performance

Friday, August 22

8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.: Breakfast, Blake Student Commons
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.: Meet with OL's
9:15 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Welcome, Dr. Carol A. Leary, president - Mills Theatre, Carr Hall
9:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.: Day of Service
5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: South Campus Cookout (rain location: Blake Student Commons)
6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.: Outdoor movie

Saturday, August 23

8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.: Breakfast, Blake Student Commons
9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Meet with OL's
9:45 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.: Wellness Sessions, selections include:

  • Outdoor yoga
  • Zumba
  • Nature walk
  • Mindfulness/meditation
  • Eating well in college
  • Body weigh workout

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Dr. Princy Quadros-Mennella, Enhance your college education: How to get your brain to perform at its peak
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Goal setting exercises with peer mentors and OL's
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.: Lunch, Blake Student Commons
1:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Meet with OL's
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.: Introduction to Hatch Library, Blake Student Commons
2:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.: Introduction to Technology, Blake Student Commons
4:15 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Ethics and Honors Pledge, Blake Student Commons
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.: Dinner, Blake Student Commons
8:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.: Brad Clark Hypnotist Unleashed

Sunday, August 24

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.: Brunch, Blake Student Commons
1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.: Breaking into Bay Path Marc Wayshack
4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.: Welcome back picnic for students, staff and faculty

 


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