Academic Orientation will be held on Monday, August 28. In the morning, Rev. James Martin, S.J., noted Jesuit author and Editor at Large of America Magazine, will welcome the Class of 2021.
In the afternoon, all first-year will meet with their assigned Core Advisors (academic year advisors) to discuss any add/drop course concerns, which students are able to make themselves through My.Fordham. FCRH students in the Manresa Scholars Program will attend a cohort advising session led by the Dean's Office and all Manresa Program faculty members.
Students in special academic programs will also have the opportunity to meet with faculty and advisors of those programs in a series of mid-morning meetings.
At the end of the day, the Class of 2021, along with members of the faculty, will come together for First-Year Convocation, a ceremony celebrating students’ investiture into the academic community. Please note that the First-Year Convocation is a formal event; business casual attire is expected. As there will be a limited amount of free time prior to the Convocation, students (especially commuters) should plan accordingly.