New Student Fall 2016 Move-In Day: August 24, 2016
New Student Fall 2016 Orientation: August 24-28, 2016

Classes Begin: August 29, 2016 [See the Academic calendar for details.]


M = Mandatory Events
T = Events also for Transfer Students

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Please arrive according to the first letter of your last name: 8-9:30 a.m. A-G, 9:30-11 a.m. H-L, 11-12:30 p.m. M-R, and 12:30-2 p.m. S-Z.
Frances Warde Hall, Third Floor Main Entrance (Resident Students and Families)

Please plan to arrive at your assigned time to alleviate waiting for elevators and give you the opportunity to have staff help you move in. When you arrive on campus, you will drive up to the residence hall where a professional moving company will unload your car. You will then be given a ticket, and a valet attendant will move your car to a parking lot.

3 p.m. - 4 p.m. University Welcome 
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)
(M, T)
 
4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Orientation Check-in
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)
(M, T)
 
5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Opening Dinner, Meet Your First Year Mentor
University Commons, Fifth Floor Campus Green (All Students)
(M, T)
 
7 p.m. - 9 p.m. The Truth, presented by Jake Byczkowski
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center (All Students)
(M, T)
 
9 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. Meet and Greet: Illusionist and Rita's Italian Ice
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)
(T)

 

Thursday, August 25, 2016  

7 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students) 
(T)  

8:15 a.m. - 11 a.m. What Are The Liberal Arts?
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center (All Students)
(M)

11 a.m. - Noon Lunch
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students). *New athletes meet with the Director of Athletics in the cafeteria.
(T)

Noon - 2:30 p.m. Exploring Majors and How Do We Get There?
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center (All Students)
(M)

2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Succeeding in College
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center (All Students)
(M)

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Math Placement Testing
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in (All Students)
(M)

4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dinner
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)
(T)

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. PlayFair
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)
(M, T) 

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Residence Hall Floor Meetings and Party on the Green
Frances Warde Hall, in the lounge on your floor (All Resident Students)
(M, T)

8 p.m. - 11 p.m. Commuter Student Meet-up and Party on the Green
University Commons, Second Floor, Student Activities Center (All Commuter Students
(M, T)

11 p.m. - 1 a.m. Midnight Pancake and Bingo Bonanza
University Commons, Second Floor, Café (All Students)
(T)
 

Friday, August 26, 2016 

7 a.m. - 9 a.m. Breakfast
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)
(T)

10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Carlow 101: Understanding College Life
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in. (All Students)
(M)

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. Academic Meet and Greet and Lunch With Your Faculty
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in. (All Students)
(M)

1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Campus Resource Hunt 
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in. (All Students)
(M)

2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Common Reader Program: How Does It Feel to Be a Problem?
Various locations around campus, please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in. (All Students)
(M)

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. MAT 100 Presentation
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center
Only students registered for MAT 100 must attend.
(M)

4 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dinner
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)
(T)

6 p.m. - Midnight Steel City Scavenger Hunt and Movie Night
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)
(M, T)

 

Saturday, August 27, 2016

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Brunch 
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)
(M, T)

12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Be Smart, Be Safe, Be Healthy
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center (All Students)
(T)

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. Dinner
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)
(T)

5 p.m. - Midnight Cookout on the Green and Night at the Park
Limited number of tickets
Students can reserve a space by e-mailing Michaela Buzzard at mmbuzzard@live.carlow.edu
Bus leaves Lot B a 4:30 p.m. 
(T)

 

Sunday, August 28, 2016

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Brunch
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)
(T)

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Activities Fair
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students)
(M, T)

4:30 p.m. - 6 p.m. Dinner
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria (All Students)
(M, T)

6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Night of the Celtic and New Student Orientation Mass
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)
(M, T)

8 p.m. - 9 p.m. Ice Cream Reception
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green (All Students and Families)
(T)