2021 Mid-Year Orientation Schedule

Move in Information / Residence Life

Date/Time: Move in date and time assignments will be sent to students via email by early January.

Please see below for the schedule of events on January 26-27. 

Day 1 - Tuesday, January 26 - Virtual Event (no classes) 

Time: 10am - 11am


  • Esmilda Abreu-Hornbostel, Associate Vice President for Student Life / Dean of Students
  • Emmanuel Ago, Assistant Vice President for Student Life
  • Marisa Passafiume, Assistant Vice President for Academic Success
  • Kevin Taylor, Director of Admissions for Graduate and Professional Studies and Interim Director of Transfer Admissions

Time: 11am - 12pm

Academic Sessions

  • School of Business
    • Donald Gibson, Dean, O'Malley School of Business & Professor
    • Aileen Farrelly, Assistant Dean/Career Development, Visiting Instructor, O'Malley School of Business
    • Rhonda Shuler, Assistant Dean, O'Malley School of Business
  • School of Engineering
    • Tim Ward, Dean, School of Engineering
    • Tiffany French, Assistant Dean, School of Engineering
    • Charmaine Whitter-White, Academic Advisor, School of Engineering
  • School of Science
    • Janet McShane, Dean, School of Science
    • Darcy Lis-Beglane, Assistant Dean, School of Science
  • School of Education & Health - Please reach out for an individual session with the assistant dean;
  • School of Liberal Arts - Please reach out for an individual session with the assistant dean:

Time: 12pm - 1pm

  • Veteran Student Session - Tiana Sloan, Director of Veteran Services
    • First Session: 12:00pm -12:30pm
    • Second Session: 12:30pm - 1:00pm 
  • Commuter Student Session - Marilyn Carter, Director of Commuter Services & Outreach
    • First Session: 12:00pm -12:15pm
    • Second Session: 12:15pm - 12:30pm
    • Third Session: 12:30pm -12:45pm
    • Fourth Session: 12:45pm - 1:00pm
  • International Student Session - Debra Damico, Director of International Student Services
    • One Session: 12:00pm- 1:00pm
    • Newly-Arrived International Students

Time: 12pm - 1:30pm

  • Student Engagement Session 12:00pm - 1:30pm
    • John Bennett, Executive Director of Student Engagement
    • Sharon Jimenez-Ortega, Coordinator/Student Engagement
    • Gianna Gaudio, Graduate Assistant for Student Engagement
  • Student Club - 12:30pm-1:30pm

Day 2- Wednesday, January 27

Time: 2:00 - 4:00pm - On Campus, In-Person

  • Walking Tour & Giveaways - Orientation Office Staffing & Student Workers
  • Fitness Center Expo & Tour - Jay Ahmed, Director of Fitness and Wellness
  • Photo ID - Charles Lippolis, Coordinator of One Card Office

Time: 7:00pm

  • Yoga & Meditation Session (online)