January New Student Orientation Schedule

Welcome to the Ramily!

We are looking forward to meeting you at our January Orientation program. Below is information on the schedule, what to expect during each session and our virtual resource fair of student resources. We hope this orientation provides an opportunity for students to build connections with faculty/staff and peers.

January Orientation Program

Friday, January 14, 2022

9 a.m.

Campus Tours (Optional)

McGinley Center Lobby

Students will check-in with the New Student Orientation staff and receive their Welcome packets before taking an optional campus tour.

9 a.m.

Orientation Check-In

McGinley Center Lobby

Students will check-in with the New Student Orientation staff and receive their Welcome packets if they did not participate in the optional campus tour.

10 a.m.

Welcome From the Dean of Students and Orientation Coordinators

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Join Christopher Rodgers, Assistant Vice President and Dean of Students, and your Orientation Coordinators for a warm welcome to the Fordham Family!

10:30 a.m.

Living the Mission

McGinley Center, Ballroom

What does it mean to attend a Jesuit university? Find out more during this presentation from one of Fordham's Jesuit priests.

11 a.m.

Small Group Meeting

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Meet with your Orientation Leaders in small groups!.

11:30 a.m.

Campus Assault Relationship Education | Zoom link

McGinley Center, Rose Hill Commons

Learn about Campus Assault Relationship Education from our Health Services and Counseling and Psychology Services departments.

12:30 p.m.

Lunch + Resource Fair

McGinley Center, Marketplace

Enjoy Fordham's Marketplace while with your small groups.

1:30 p.m.

Student Technology Overview

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Learn about Fordham IT

1:45 p.m.

CORE Programming: Civility

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Discover what it means to part of the Fordham Ramily.

2:30 p.m.

Academic Overview

Fordham College at Rose Hill Students: Keating 1st

Gabelli School of Business Students: McGinley Center, Ballroom

Meet with your academic dean to learn about degree requirements and discuss your class schedule.

3:45 p.m.

Getting Involved at Rose Hill

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Learn about the various student clubs and organizations on campus.

4:15 p.m.

Residential Life at Rose Hill

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Resident students attend a mandatory meeting with staff members from the Office of Residential Life.

4:15 p.m.

Commuter Student Services at Rose Hill

McGinley Center, Rose Hill Commons

Attend the Community Meeting to get important academic and student life information.

4:45 p.m.

Small Group Meeting

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Gather in your small group for another interactive session.

5:15 p.m.

Wrap Up and Survey

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Closing comments from New Student Orientation.

5:30 p.m.

Campus Hot Spot Tours

Departs from McGinley Center, Lobby

Take part in an optional tour of campus where you will gain insight into all the hot spots the orientation leaders show you around Fordham.

6:45 p.m.

NYC Excursion - Empire State Building

Departs from Cosi

As a Fordham student, "New York is my campus." So, take this opportunity to explore your city surroundings with your Orientation Coordinators on an excursion to a New York City hot spot.

8 p.m.

Late Night Program - Movie Night: Mean Girls

McGinley Center, Ballroom

Saturday, January 15, 2022

10 a.m.

NYC Excursion - Rockefeller Center: Top of the Rock

Departs from Cosi

As a Fordham student, "New York is my campus." So, take this opportunity to explore your city surroundings with your Orientation Coordinators on an excursion to a New York City hot spot.