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August Orientation and Welcome Weekend Schedule

Friday, August 23

9am–12pm                 

Resident Students and Parents/Guardians

Move in for all freshman resident students.

Check-in at your assigned residence hall at the assigned timeframe.

 

11am–1:00pm              

Dining Hall open for lunch.

Student Center

 

12:30pm          

Commuter Students & Parents/Guardian Check-in

Student Center Lobby

 

1:00pm

Convocation Line-up: All New Students

Student Center Gym

 

1:30pm–2:30 pm         

Welcome and Convocation

Newman Center Gym  

Convocation is the official academic induction into the Caldwell University community.

 

2:45pm–4:00pm

Concurrent Sessions

Parent Program: Academic/Student Life

Newman Center Gym

Navigating Your Way through Caldwell University.

Student Program: Caldwell University at a Glance

 Student Center Gym

 

4:00pm–5:00pm

All Students and Parents/Guardians

Campus Life Presentation

Newman Center Gym

Campus life scenarios and information on being a part of our academic and social community.

 

5:00pm–5:45pm

President’s Reception

Newman Center Plaza

Meet and mingle with Dr. Nancy H. Blattner, President of Caldwell University.

 

5:45 pm–6:00pm         

Parents/Guardians Farewell

 

6:00 pm                       

Dinner

Dining Hall

 

8:00pm

Resident Wing Meetings                    

Hosted by the Residence Life Staff, meet your wing-mates and hear important information about living in an academic community.

 

9:00pm

Music under the Stars@MoJo

Outside Mother Joseph Residence Hall

Coffeehouse musician David Campbell III will take the stage and entertain you with a relaxing night under the stars. Refreshments served.

 

Saturday, August 24

 “A Day of Service”- Students Only

Share in the Catholic Dominican Tradition by giving of your time and talents to serve others.

 

8:00-8:45 am

Breakfast

Dining Hall

 

8:30am -9:00am

Commuter/Resident student registration for Service Day.

Student Center Lobby

 

9:00am

Welcome and Purpose of “A Day of Service”

Student Center Gym

Community Service experience at a variety of local sites. Lunch provided. Wear old comfortable clothing and shoes.

 

2:30-3:00pm

“A Day of Service” Reflection

Student Center Gym

An opportunity to share the experience of your day.

 

3:15pm                        

New Student Liturgy

Student Center Gym

Celebrating the Catholic Eucharist. All are welcome.

 

5:00pm

Student BBQ Dinner

President’s House lawn.

Hosted by the President and Mr. Blattner in their backyard, enjoy a BBQ feast, lawn games, and exciting giveaways.

 

8:00pm

Comedian Monroe Martin

Student Center Gym

 

Sunday, August 25

Students Only

8:00am-8:45am

Breakfast

Dining Hall

 

8:30am

Check-in for Six Flags Great Adventure trip.

Student Center Gym

A fun-filled day of thrills with your classmates.

 

9:00pm

BINGO

Student Center Gym

Prizes, prizes, prizes.

 

Monday, August 26  

Students Only

8:00am

Dining Hall opens

 

8:45am

Academic Welcome

Newman Center Gym

Dr. Patrick Progar, Vice President for Academic Affairs will kick-off your academic semester.

 

9:15am-12:30pm

Freshman Seminar Meetings (FS 189)

Join your classmates for the first day of class. Wear comfortable shoes.

 

12:30pm–1:40pm         

Lunch (all freshmen students, regardless of meal plan status)

Dining Hall

 

1:45pm–4:00pm          

Title IX and Conduct Expectations; SCREAM Theatre

 Mount Saint Dominic Academy Auditorium- Administration Building 1st floor

Mandatory session of federal statutes related to Title IX that you need to know as a Caldwell University student, followed by SCREAM Theatre, a dynamic improvisational theater group that educates audiences on issues of interpersonal violence domestic and dating violence, stalking, sexual harassment, and bullying.

 

4:00pm

Orientation officially ends.                 

Have a great semester!

 

8:00pm

Casino Night                          

Student Center Gym

A chance to win great prizes, including two tickets to a NY Giants game!