Transfer & Non-Traditional Student Orientation
Activities provided during Welcome Weekend are open for all new transfer, commuter & non-traditional students. We strongly encourage attendance of all students throughout our programmed events.
Residential students move in to residence halls
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
New Student Check-In
10:00 am - 5:00 pm - Information Table in Atwood Memorial Center, west entrance
Get your Orientation Packet of Information & gift!
11:00 am - 6:00 pm Garvey Commons
Open House - Advising Center and First Year & Transition Programs
1:00 - 4:00 PM Centennial Hall 2nd floor lobby
Join advisors and FYTP staff to adjust your class schedule, answer questions about transfer credits, majors, the ACE Program and more at SCSU in a relaxed environment. Students are welcome to attend along with their family & friends to connect with support on campus to make your first semester at SCSU a successful one!
Dollars & Sen$e Workshop
2:00 pm & 3:00 pm Atwood Memorial Center
Learn about budgeting your money, finances as a college student and more!
Explore Your World: Study Abroad!
3:00 PM Atwood Memorial Center
Hear from SCSU students who have studied, interned or done student teaching abroad. Discover how study abroad can fit into your career at SCSU!
Commuter & Non-Traditional Student Meeting
8:00 pm Location:
The Herb Brooks National Hockey Center
Meet other new commuter, transfer & non-traditional students at this casual event. Meet with Orientation Leaders & staff to answer questions about Sunday's orientation program & SCSU in general.
The Herb Brooks National Hockey Center
This is the official kick-off to the 2013-2014 academic year for students.
**We are working to provide a link to the LiveStream of this program for those unable to travel to campus.
Halenbeck After Dark
9:30 pm - 1:00 am Halenbeck Hall Fieldhouse
This late night event has free food, activities, music & giveaways! All new students are invited.
*Note: Childcare is provided free of charge to SCSU students with young children attending Orientation. Care will be provided for children between the ages 6months-10 years at the Lindgren Childcare Center from 9am - 3pm to allow student-parents to engage in Orientation activities. In order to receive care, you must pre-register your children by emailing the names/ages of your children to firstname.lastname@example.org by August 20th. Pre-registration is required to ensure appropriate staffing is available. Drop-in care will not be available.
New Student Orientation
9:30 am sharp Atwood Mall
All new students and Orientation Leaders will meet on the Atwood Mall before 9:30 am to split into your Orientation Groups. Groups will experience Orientation together through a variety of programs, including:
SCSU 101: Becoming a Husky Presentation
Learn what it means to be a Husky in an entertaining and engaging program. Learn campus policies & expectations.
Brunch - Garvey Commons
High Energy Husky Event
Interact & meet other new students in this exciting & high energy event!
1 - 3 p.m.
Orientation Groups will have 2 hours of programming to meet other new students, find your classrooms, get introduced to student organizations, support services & events at SCSU. Programming will be based upon the Orientation Group you select following your Advising & Registration Day.
Explore It: Academic Success
1:00 - 5:00 pm Centennial Hall 2nd & 3rd floor lobbies
Join advisors and staff from around campus to adjust your class schedule, answer questions about transfer credits, majors, colleges & schools at SCSU in a relaxed environment. Students are welcome to attend along with their family & friends to connect with support on campus to make your first semester at SCSU a successful one!
Annual Ice Cream Social
9 - 11 pm Garvey Commons
Join all new students in this annual Husky tradition! Enjoy ice cream & meet new students before classes start.
Hosted by Student Government
Monday, August 26
First Day of Classes
3:00 pm Respect & Responsibility Program
4 - 6 pm Bowling Social