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Family Orientation 2018

by New Student Orientation

University Wide Event

Tue, 21 Aug 2018, 9:00 AM –

Wed, 22 Aug 2018, 5:00 PM

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RIT Campus

1 Lomb Memorial Dr, Rochester, NY 14623, United States

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Family Orientation 2018



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Agenda

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

@ K Lot
Move-in

Your students will get their housing keys and RIT IDs.

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

@ Campus Center (CPC)
Student Check-in

Your student will check into New Student Orientation and their pre-orientation program.

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Fireside Lounge
Resource Fair

The Resource Fair allows new students and their families to get their questions answered, meet with staff members, take care of business, and get information regarding the resources and services available at RIT and in the community.

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - RITZ Sports Zone
Student & Family Welcome Center

If you’ve run your errands and visited the Resource Fair, come to the SAU - RITZ to relax, try some RIT snacks, and play some games.

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM

@ Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR)
Becoming an RIT Parent

Parenting a college student will be different than parenting your high schooler, and we’re here to help you make the transition! Join the Director of Parent and Family Programs, along with a team of students to learn how to best support your Tiger.

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
4:30 PM – 7:00 PM

@ Gene Polisseni Center (GPC) - Outside
2018 NSO Picnic

Try portioned samples from each of our RIT Visiting Chefs. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 at www.rittickets.com or day-of for $18 at the Gene Polisseni Center Box Office.

Sat, Aug 18, 2018
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Fireside Lounge
Game Night

Celebrate your first day on campus! Hang out, grab a snack, and play a few games with new Tigers and their families.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
8:00 AM – 4:30 PM

@ Various Locations
Move-in

Please refer to your student's move-in time and color as assigned by Housing Operations via myhousing.rit.edu.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Room 1150
Disability Services Open Hours

For students who qualify for disability services and their families, staff is available to meet and discuss the process for requesting and using adjustments and modifications at RIT.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

@ Bausch & Lomb Center (BLC)
Financial Aid & Scholarships Open Hours

Visit the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to learn more about your student’s financial aid package. Financial aid counselors will be available to answer questions in the office.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

@ University Services Center (USC) - First Floor
Student Financial Services Open Hours

Student Financial Services staff is available to answer questions about tuition, fees, and payments. SFS will also be available at the Resource Fair.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

@ Gene Polisseni Center (GPC)
New Student Orientation Check-in

Students will check into New Student Orientation.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

@ Gene Polisseni Center (GPC)
Resource Fair

The Resource Fair allows new students and their families to get their questions answered, meet with staff members, take care of business, and get information regarding the resources and services available at RIT and in the community. Once you have taken care of business with these offices, you should visit the other programs and events happening around campus this day.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
9:00 AM – 6:00 PM

@ Gene Polisseni Center (GPC) - Outside
Student & Family Welcome Center

Gather parent-specific information, purchase an RIT t-shirt (for $5!), take a family photo in our photo booth, and grab your family bag before you head into the Resource Fair.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

@ George H Clark Gymnasium (CLK)
Goodbye, Goodbuy!

Furnish your student's residence hall room at incredibly low prices with reclaimed goods at this sustainability thrift sale.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

@ Gene Polisseni Center (GPC)
Campus Tours

Take a tour of RIT with an Admissions Ambassador. Meet in the lobby of the Gene Polisseni Center. Tours leave every 30 minutes.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
12:00 PM – 5:00 PM

@ G Lot
Commuter Check-in

Commuter students should pick up any required materials needed for the week of Orientation.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM

@ Gene Polisseni Center (GPC) - Outside
2018 NSO Picnic

Try portioned samples from each of our RIT Visiting Chefs. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $15 at www.rittickets.com or day-of for $18 at the Gene Polisseni Center Box Office.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
6:15 PM – 7:45 PM

@ Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR)
Becoming an RIT Parent

Parenting a college student will be different than parenting your high schooler, and we’re here to help you make the transition! Join the Director of Parent and Family Programs, along with a team of students to learn how to best support your Tiger.

Tue, Aug 21, 2018
7:45 PM – 9:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - RITZ Sports Zone
Parent Happy Hour

Grab a drink or coffee, meet other new Tiger parents and relax after your long day! (No formal programming—just meet, mingle, and hang out.)

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
8:30 AM – 10:30 AM

@ Varies by College
College Highlights

Time, location, and event details vary by college. To see the details for your student’s college, please return to the main navigation and select College Highlights.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
8:30 AM – 5:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Room 1150
Disability Services Open Hours

For students who qualify for disability services and their families, staff is available to meet and discuss the process for requesting and using adjustments and modifications at RIT.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

@ Bausch & Lomb Center (BLC)
Financial Aid & Scholarships Open Hours

Visit the Office of Financial Aid & Scholarships to learn more about your student’s financial aid package. Financial aid counselors will be available to answer questions in the office.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
8:30 AM – 4:30 PM

@ University Services Center (USC) - First Floor
Student Financial Services Open Hours

Student Financial Services staff is available to answer questions about tuition, fees, and payments. SFS will also be available at the Resource Fair.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

@ George H Clark Gymnasium (CLK)
Goodbye, Goodbuy!

Furnish your student's residence hall room at incredibly low prices with reclaimed goods at this sustainability thrift sale.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
10:30 AM – 12:15 PM

@ Gordon Field House and Activities Center (GOR)
Tiger Walk and Convocation

Grab a spot in the Gordon Field House and Activities Center to watch your student take place in their first RIT tradition. Celebrate the beginning of a new year as faculty and staff formally welcome your student to the RIT family.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
12:30 PM – 2:00 PM

@ Various Locations
Lunch

Enjoy dining options on campus or head into Henrietta. Run needed errands or relax!

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU)
PB Jammin'

Come help us make PB&J sandwiches, which will then be donated to various food pantries around Rochester.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Fireside Lounge
Resource Fair

If you missed the Resource Fair on Tuesday, come today to get your questions answered, meet with staff members, take care of business, and get information regarding the resources and services available at RIT.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
1:30 PM – 2:00 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Ingle Auditorium
Info Sessions: Academic Advising

Learn about RIT’s academic advising programs, including the role of the adviser, expectations of students, and how parents can help guide students through academic advising. (Session repeated at 3:15 p.m.)

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
2:05 PM – 2:35 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Ingle Auditorium
Info Sessions: Student Engagement on Campus

A panel of students will share about their engagement experiences, including Student Government, Fraternity & Sorority Life, ALANA Collegiate Association, and Intramurals. (Session repeated at 3:50 p.m.)

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
2:30 PM – 5:00 PM

@ Gosnell Hall (GOS) - Room 2345
Math Placement Exam

Students were notified this summer if they were required to take the MPE.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
2:40 PM – 3:10 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Ingle Auditorium
Info Sessions: Public Safety

Learn about Public Safety resources and tips about campus safety from a Public Safety officer.

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
3:15 PM – 3:45 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Ingle Auditorium
Info Sessions: Academic Advising

Learn about RIT’s academic advising programs, including the role of the adviser, expectations of students, and how parents can help guide students through academic advising. (Session repeated from 1:30 p.m.)

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
3:50 PM – 4:20 PM

@ Student Alumni Union (SAU) - Ingle Auditorium
Info Sessions: Student Engagement on Campus

A panel of students will share about their engagement experiences, including Student Government, Fraternity & Sorority Life, ALANA Collegiate Association, and Intramurals. (Session repeated from 2:05 p.m.)

Wed, Aug 22, 2018
4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

@ Gene Polisseni Center (GPC) - Outside
Family Ice Cream Send-Off

Sweeten your goodbyes with ice cream and remember—it’s not goodbye; it’s see you later.

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New Student Orientation

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