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New Student Orientation

Fall 2023 Orientation

This Orientation program is to help our newest Eagles become familiar with our campus while gearing up for academic success. The program consists of a one-day orientation in which the new students meet their faculty and classmates as well as important staff at St. Joseph’s University. New students will observe various workshops on campus resources, meet other new students and given time to finalize your last minute needs before the semester begins. New Student Orientation includes both First Year and transfer students.

Engage. Transform. Suceed. New Student Orientation.

Wednesday, August 30, 2023

9:45 – 10:15 a.m. Check-In (outside Quad)

10:15 a.m. Welcome Session — Auditorium (in following order):

  • Welcome to SJNY
    President Donald Boomgaarden, Ph.D.
  • Student Life Welcome
    Shantey Hill-Hanna, Vice President for Student Life, Athletics and Campus Services
  • A Student’s Perspective” — Orientation Team Welcome
    Jacobb Smith, Student Orientation Chairperson
  • Orientation Day Information
    Bryan Gill, Executive Director of Student Involvement, Leadership and Intercultural Engagement

11 a.m. Orientation Workshops Engage. Transform. Succeed.

  • First Year Students – Assigned Classrooms in O’Connor Hall by SJNY/FYE 100 Section
  • Transfer Students — McGann Conference Center
    This session will prepare our new students with the necessary tools and resources needed to begin their experience at SJNY.

12 p.m. Eagles Festival – Danzi Knoll

  • Meet various office representatives and services
  • Fun activities, Music and Raffles
  • Food/Refreshments

1:15 p.m. Student Success 101 – LIVE from SJNY — Auditorium

Eileen Jahn, Ph.D., Executive Dean — Moderator
This session will allow the new students to learn more about the SJNY Community.

Representatives will be available from the following areas:

  • Academic Success
  • Alumni Engagement
  • Athletics
  • Center for Counseling and Wellness
  • Financial Aid
  • Global Studies
  • Information Technology
  • Security
  • Student Government Association
  • Student Involvement, Leadership and Intercultural Engagement

Concluding Remarks — Auditorium:

  • Alumni Welcome
  • Obtaining Your New Student ID
  • Closing

2 p.m. Tours Available

Sign-Ups throughout the day will be available

All offices including the following will be open until 5 p.m.:
Academic Advising, Financial Aid, Bursar, Registrar

Spring 2024 Orientation

New Student Orientation

Thursday, January 11, 2024

More details to come.