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Orientation

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Congratulations on your acceptance to Rosemont College and beginning your journey as a Raven!

We are excited to have you join us this year. Below you will find information for New Student Orientation, Welcome Week, and other information.

New Student Orientation: August 23rd – 26th, 2018

Full Schedule

The mission of New Student Orientation is to assist students with their transition to Rosemont College. Our goal is to make sure you get acquainted with the community of Rosemont, our campus, and most importantly your class.

**All New students are required to attend New Student Orientation.**

All events are on campus and inclusive of Residential and Commuter Students.

During your Check-in (dates and times listed below), you will receive an orientation folder containing a schedule of events, a list of helpful contacts and locations of offices on campus.

 

 

Residential Students:

August 23rd

Residence Hall Move-in

 

 

 

Commuter Students

(Choose one)

August 23rd

Welcome Dinner @ 5:00pm – Cardinal Hall

August 23rd

Orientation Kick-off @ 7:00pm – Rotwitt Theater

August 24th

Breakfast @ 8:00am – Cardinal Hall

 

Raven Peer Leaders (RPLs)

Each New Student at Rosemont College is assigned a Raven Peer Leaders (RPLs) for their first six weeks of your Fall Semester at Rosemont College. Your RPLs are trained students mentors who will be on hand to answer your questions and assist you in adjusting to life at Rosemont College, whether you are a resident or commuter!

During the middle of August, your RPLs will attempt to contact you either by text message or through your Rosemont College email address.

Raven Peer Leader (RPL)

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Office of Leadership and Engagement at orientation@rosemont.edu.

2018 New Student Orientation Schedule

Thursday, August 23rd

11:00am – 3:00pm New Student Move-in (see Residence life for more information)
5:00pm

Family Welcome Dinner – Cardinal Hall

Each student will be given one voucher good for one family member during the welcome dinner.

6:30pm                 

“I live on Campus, Now What?” – Kaul & Mayfield Halls   *Resident students only*

7:15pm

Orientation Kick-Off – Rotwitt Theater

Friday, August 24th 

Students Only

8:30am                                   

Breakfast – Cardinal Hall

9:30am

Session I

11:00am

Raven Peer Leader Group – assigned locations (check Orientation folder)

12:00pm

Lunch – Cardinal Hall

1:00pm                 

The Rosemont Experience: Mission Session – Rotwitt Theater

  Sr. Jeanne Marie Hatch, Vice President for Mission & Ministry

   Jay Verzosa, Director of Campus Ministry

2:15pm                 

Playfair – Connelly Green

  *Class Picture will be taken at the end of Playfair*

3:45pm

RPL Group

5:00pm                 

Dinner – Cardinal Hall

6:30pm                 

Session II

7:45pm                 

RPL Game Show – Rotwitt Theater

  Interactive games, prizes and music with your Raven Peer Leaders!

Saturday, August 25th

Students Only

8:30am

Breakfast – Cardinal Hall

9:30am

RPL Group
10:30am

Know your Rights & Responsibilities/Code of Conduct – Rotwitt Theater

Dean Ben Huelskamp, Assistant Dean/Director of Residence Life

11:15am

Break

(Refreshments available in Rotwitt Theater)

11:30am

Campus Safety & Montgomery County Victim Services

Matt Baker, Director of Public Safety

Jessica Heymann, Montgomery County Victim Services 

12:30pm

Lunch – Cardinal Hall

1:30pm

Sex, Drugs, Alcohol & Everything in Between – Rotwitt Theater

 Julia Garcia

2:30pm

College Life Conversations

See Orientation Folders or Orientation staff for Room assignments

3:30pm

Diversity University – Rotwitt Theater

Julia Garcia

5:00pm

Dinner – Cardinal Hall

8:00pm                 

Block party – location TBD

Sunday, August 26th

9:00am

Breakfast – Cardinal Hall

10:00am

RPL Group Final Reflections                                       

Convocation Cap & Gown pick up

11:00am

Session III

12:00pm

Lunch – Rotwitt Theater

1:15pm                 

Convocation Check-in (tentative)

2:00pm                 

Convocation Line-up (tentative)

2:30pm                                   

Convocation – Rotwitt Theater

Family & Friends Welcome!