Fall 2018 Orientation

Orientation for the class of 2020 will take place on August 16 and 17 in the Lewis Katz Building. New students will have professional headshots taken and will be introduced to the School of International Affairs with presentations from Dean Hari Osofsky, Director Scott Gartner, Director of Admissions Christie Persio, Director of Academic Advising and Student Affairs Claudia Prieto, and Director of Career Services Grant Littke, among other members of the SIA community. Orientation will also include a resource fair, tours of the Katz Building, and more. Please see below for a full schedule of orientation events and activities.

SIA ORIENTATION AGENDA — Thursday, August 16
8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Check-in, professional headshot photo, breakfast Katz Atrium & Auditorium
9:45 - 10:00 a.m. Welcome Message
Director of Admissions Christie Persio
Dean Hari Osofsky
Katz Auditorium
10:00 - 10:15 a.m. Convocation
Director Scott Gartner
Katz Auditorium
10:15 - 10:25 a.m. Financial Information
Rachel Arnold, Assistant to the Financial Officer
Katz Auditorium
10:25 - 10:40 a.m. Information Technology
Matt Gardner, Assistant Dean for Digital Learning & Information Technology
Katz Auditorium
10:40 - 10:55 a.m. Academic & Student Information
Claudia Prieto, Director of Academic Advising & Student Affairs
Katz Auditorium
10:55 - 11:10 a.m. Capstone Planning, Internships, Employment, & Professional Development
Grant Littke, Director of Career Services
Katz Auditorium
11:10 - 11:15 a.m. Student Government Association (SGA)
SGA Representative
Katz Auditorium
11:15 - 11:30 a.m. Class Photo Outside
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Katz Atrium
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Second Year Student Panel Katz Auditorium
2:00 - 2:45 p.m. Resource Fair & Katz Building Tours Katz Building
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Optional: ID Office, Berkey Creamery  

 

SIA ORIENTATION AGENDA — Friday, August 17
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Cultural Awareness Presentation Katz Auditorium
12:00 - 1:00 p.m. Lunch Katz Atrium
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Experiential Activities Katz Building Grounds

 

SIA WELCOME PICNIC — Tuesday, August 21
12:15 - 12:30 p.m. Meet Student Ambassadors & Walk to Sunset Park Katz Atrium
12:30 - 2:15 p.m. SIA Welcome Picnic Sunset Park
2:15 - 2:30 p.m. Return to Katz with Student Ambassadors Sunset Park/Katz Building

 

ORIENTATION FOLLOW-UP WORKSHOPS (MANDATORY)
Thursday, August 23
12:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Group Academic Advising Workshop 114 Katz Building
Thursday, September 6
12:30 - 2:00 p.m.
Professional Development Workshop 114 Katz Building

 

Date/Time: 
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, August 17, 2018 - 3:00pm
Location: 
Lewis Katz Building