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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)

Thursday, August 23rd @ 5:00pm (Welcome Back Dinner – Cardinal Hall)

Or

Thursday August 23rd @ 6:00pm (Making Rosemont Home – Raven’s Nest 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 – 4:00pm New Student Move-in Good Counsel 109 (see Residence life for more information)
5:00pm

Family Welcome Dinner – Cardinal Hall

Each student will be given two vouchers good for two family members/guests during the welcome dinner. All other guests will be asked to purchase the typical dinner meal.

6:30pm                 

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


Commuter Students – TBD

*Commuter Students only*

7:15pm

Orientation Kick-Off – Rotwitt Theater

Campus Welcome – President Sharon Hirsh, Provost Lisa Dolling, Dean of Students Troy Chiddick

Friday, August 24th 

Students Only

8:00am                                   

Breakfast Round-up – Kaul Hall & Mayfield Hall

9:00am

RPL Small Group

9:30 am

iWay & SASC Registration & Public Safety (Groups 1-6)

See your RPLs!

 

 

RPL Small Group (Groups 7-9)

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

Kerry Madden, Cornelian Service Corps Coordinator

2:15pm                 

Playfair – Connelly Green

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

3:45pm

iWay & SASC Registration & Public Safety (Groups 7-9)

Rotation schedules in orientation Folders

 See your RPLs!

5:00pm                 

Title IX & Campus Safety

 Jane Federowicz, Assistant Vice President of Human Resources & Title IX

Matt Baker, Director of Public Safety

6:30pm                 

Dinner – Cardinal Hall

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 Round-up – Kaul Hall & Mayfield Hall

9:45am

RPL Small 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

Drug & Alcohol Programming – Rotwitt Theater

Sponsored by the Counseling Center

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

4:30 pm

RPL Small Group

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

Meet Your FYCS Faculty

RPLs will direct student to their FYCS classroom locations

12:00pm

Lunch – Rotwitt Theater

1:15pm                 

Convocation Check-in (tentative)

2:30pm                                   

Convocation – Rotwitt Theater

Family & Friends Welcome!