New Student Fall 2017 Move-In Day: August 24th, 2017
New Student Fall 2017 Orientation: August 24th-27th, 2017

Classes Begin: August 28th, 2017 [See the Academic Calendar for details.]

You can also see the ADULT DEGREE COMPLETERTRANSFER, and GRADUATE orientation schedules

note: this schedule is also available as a downloadable PDF 

    

UNDERGRADUATE ORIENTATION SCHEDULE

☼ Mandatory events
☞ Transfer-friendly events
Parents: please see our Family at Orientation page for your schedule

THURSDAY, AUGUST 24th

8am - 2 pm: Move-In and Check-In ☼ ☞ 
Frances Warde Hall, Third Floor, Main Entrance
(resident students and families)

3pm - 4pm: University Welcome ☼ ☞ 
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students and families)

4pm - 5pm: Meet and Greet ☼ ☞ 
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students)


5pm - 7pm: Opening Dinner -- Meet Your First Year Mentor ☼ ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students)


7pm - 9pm: The Truth ☼ ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center
(all students)

9pm - 11pm: Meet and Greet: Illusionist and Rita’s Italian Ice ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students and families)


11pm - 1am: Late Night Snacks and Bingo ☞
University Commons, Second Floor, Café
(all students)


FRIDAY, AUGUST 25th  

7:30am - 8am: Breakfast ☞
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria
(all students)

8am - 9am: Math Placement Testing ☼ 
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in
(all students)  

9am - 9:45am: Carlow 101: College Life ☼ 
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in
(all students)    

9:45am - 11am: What are the Liberal Arts? ☼
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center
(all students) 


11am - 1pm: Academic Lunch with Advisor ☼ ☞
Various locations around campus
(all students)
 

1pm - 3pm: Exploring Majors and How Do We get There? ☼ 
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center
(all students)

3pm - 4pm: Campus Resource Hunt ☼ ☞
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in
(all students)    
  
4pm - 6pm: Dinner and Book Club ☼
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students)


6pm - 7:30pm: Be Smart, Be Safe, Be Healthy ☼ ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Kresge Center
(all students)

7:30pm - 9pm: Ice Breakers ☼ ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students)


9pm - 10pm:  Residence Hall Floor Meetings and Commuter Student Meet-Up ☼ ☞
Frances Warde Hall, in the lounge on your floor
(all resident students)
  

10pm - ?: Party on the Green ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students)

SATURDAY, AUGUST 26th

9am - 10am: Breakfast ☞
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria
(all students)

10am - 11am: Morning Meeting with First Year Mentor ☼ ☞
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in
(all students)    

11am - 11:30am: Campus Life Skits ☼ ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students)


11:30am - 1pm: Lunch ☞
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria
(all students)

1pm - 3pm: Community Organization Fair & Library Open House ☼ ☞
University Commons, Second and Third Floors
(all students)


3pm - 5pm: Oakland Scavenger Hunt ☼ ☞

5pm - 7pm: Dinner and Backyard games ☞
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria and Campus Green
(all students)

7pm - 8:30pm: Movie ☞
(all students)

9:30pm: Gateway Clipper ☞
Set sail on Pittsburgh’s beautiful three rivers! Visit carlow.edu/orientation
for detailed info. Bus leaves Lot B at 9:30 p.m.
(all students)

SUNDAY, AUGUST 27th

11:30am - 1pm: Brunch ☞
Tiernan Hall, Cafeteria
(all students)

1pm - 3pm: Service Project, Diversity Panel, Involvement Panel ☼ ☞
Various locations around campus; please refer to the label you will receive at Orientation Check-in
(all students)    

3pm - 4pm: Final First Year Mentor Meeting ☼ ☞
Various locations around campus
(all students)
  

4pm-4:30pm: Night of the Celtic ☼ ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students and families)


4:30pm - 6:30pm:
Alumni BBQ Dinner ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students and families)


6:30pm - 7:30pm: Catholic Mass ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students and families)


8pm - 9pm: Ice Cream Social ☞
University Commons, Fifth Floor, Campus Green
(all students and families)