Thursday, July 31, 2014 (Today)

9:00 AMUniversity Health Services

Visit the Decker Student Health Services Center to complete your health forms.

Orientation

9:00 AMGet your student ID

If you've submitted your picture online prior to Orientation, you can pick up your student ID at Check-in. If you haven't already submitted your photo, take your picture downstairs now (G017) and then pick up your student ID on Day 2 in the Tillman Lobby during lunch.

Orientation

9:00 AMCheck-in

Check in to Orientation to receive your folder and program schedule.

Orientation

9:00 AMCampus Services Fair

Get your questions answered about computers, banking, dining services, the BUC$ card, phones, cable television, vending, the bookstore, refrigerator rentals, Campus Recreation, health services and much more! Representatives from campus services and other University departments are available to answer your individual questions.

Orientation

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

11:00 AMLunch

If you wish to remain on campus for lunch, select stations at The MarketPlace are serving meals on a cash basis.

Orientation

11:00 AMLunch

If you wish to remain on campus for lunch, select stations at The MarketPlace are serving meals on a cash basis.

Orientation

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMOpening session - for students and families

Join us for an overview of the Orientation program, introduction of staff and welcoming remarks.

Orientation

1:00 PMHyperion Boot Camp - Day 4

Pivot Tables and Computed Items (Users must have Hyperion and ODS user ids.) To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

2:00 PMSmall group meeting with OAs

A brief, important meeting with your Orientation Advisor (OA).

Orientation

2:00 PMThe Harpur College curriculum - for families

Harpur College Academic Advising staff present details of the college's academic program and requirements.

Orientation

3:00 PMSupporting your student: Resources for safety and wellness - for families

Staff from the office of the vice president for student affairs moderate this panel discussion on student safety and wellness. Representatives from the University Police, University Counseling Center and Decker Student Health Services Center will be on hand to share information and answer questions.

Orientation

3:00 PMGeneral academic advising

Get help understanding degree requirements and navigating course options, as well as information about how your credits transferred to the University. (Science majors in Lecture Hall 1; social science/humanities majors in Lecture Hall 2 and exploratory in Lecture Hall 14.)

Orientation

4:00 PMMeet your fellow families - for families

Meet the Orientation Advisors (OAs), other families and professionals on campus. During this time, you can sign up for tomorrow's tours.

Orientation

4:30 PMHow to register

OAs present information on the registration process and discuss required registration materials.

Orientation

4:45 PMStudent interest meetings

Select with meeting you wish to attend based on your interests, special admit status or need: Pre-law in Lecture Hall 7; Pre-health in Lecture Hall 14; Get experience and credit in Lecture Hall 8; Get involved! Here's how in Lecture Hall 2; and Harpur College/MBA Fast-Track Program in Lecture Hall 10.

Orientation

4:45 PMChoose a program - for families

Choose from one of these three programs: Supporting your student: Advice from students in Room 215; Week in the life of a student in room 103; or Navigating binghamton.edu in room 102.

Orientation

5:45 PMFamily dinner - for families

Enjoy a dinner with fellow new families and the OAs. Use your Orientation meal ticket.

Orientation

5:45 PMBBQ dinner

Time to take a break and enjoy meeting other new students. Your name tag serves as your meal ticket.

Orientation

7:00 PMBearcat basics: Awareness, relationships and communication

Get an introduction to life at Binghamton University through this interactive session. Learn about making healthy choices as a Binghamton student. A small group discussion with your OA will follow.

Orientation

7:00 PMFun family activities - for families

For those spending the night on campus, come relax and enjoy the time with other new families. A schedule of activities for the evening will be posted outside of the Great Room.

Orientation

8:15 PMMath placement test

If you want to enroll in Calculus I or Business Calc, you must complete the placement test and then register for the course during registration on Day 2. Orientation Advisors will walk you to the location for the placement test at the time listed on your ticket. (Notify your OA that you will be taking the test during your first small group meeting to get a ticket.) *Students need to be seated by 9:30 p.m. Exam continues for one hour.

Orientation

9:00 PMMeet the Student Association (SA)

Join us to learn how to get involved with student groups, events and the SA.

Orientation

9:15 PMLate Nite Binghamton

Visit the University Union with your new friends and take part in a University tradition, Late Nite Binghamton. There will be games, food and prizes!

Orientation

11:30 PMLate nite meeting with OAs

OAs meet with you to review information and prepare for tomorrow's program.

Orientation

Friday, August 1, 2014

7:00 AMBreakfast - for students and families

Students and families come together for breakfast. Your name tag serves as your meal ticket.

Orientation

7:50 AMCommuting students and family services - for commuting students and families

If you'll be living off campus in an apartment or at home, Off Campus College is your residential college. Meet with the staff and learn about commuting-student services.

Orientation

7:50 AMGet to know your residential community - for students and families

*Tour leaves promptly at 7:50 a.m. Residential Life staff will show you student rooms, highlight area programs and discuss housing specifics.

Orientation

9:30 AMBeing a successful student

Representatives from the Dean of Students Office, University Tutoring Services, the Discovery Program and faculty masters will discuss resources to help you be a successful student at Binghamton University.

Orientation

9:45 AMFood, money and books - for families

Campus leaders from M&T Bank, Binghamton University Dining Services by Sodexo, Barnes & Noble Bookstore and University transportation will answer questions and reveal tips to help stretch your family budget.

Orientation

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

10:30 AMLearn about professional schools

If you are interested in an intra-university transfer into one of the professional schools, visit their table at the Faculty Fair and Schedule Building session.

Orientation

10:30 AMAcademic advising and schedule building

Faculty members from Harpur College departments and programs, professional advising staff and OAs consult with you as you build your fall course schedule.

Orientation

10:45 AMFinancial services - for families

Staff members from the Financial Aid and Student Records and Student Accounts offices discuss aid packaging, billing and payments, and any other financial concerns you may have.

Orientation

12:00 PMFamily lunch - for families

Sit and eat with your Orientation Advisor and other families. Use your Orientation meal ticket.

Orientation

12:30 PMInformation Fair

While you eat your lunch, make sure to check out information about services available to students. Many of the University departments have staff ready and willing to speak with you about their services.

Orientation

12:30 PMLunch

Eat lunch with Orientation Advisors and other new students. Your name tag serves as your meal ticket.

Orientation

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMSupporting your student: Being a successful student - for families

Representatives from the Dean of Students Office, University Tutoring Services, the Discovery Program and faculty masters will discuss resources to help your student be successful here at Binghamton University.

Orientation

1:00 PMResidence hall check-out

Check out of College-in-the-Woods in the building office near the entrance. You must turn in your keys.

Orientation

2:00 PMBinghamton behind the scenes

Choose one of the locations listed here for an in-depth tour of that area or enjoy an overview of the student experience through our multimedia presentation of campus: Athletics/Campus Recreation; Nature Preserve; General campus overview; science complex; libraries; Binghamton through media (no walking required), Lecture Hall 1.

Orientation

2:15 PMCourse registration

To enter registration, you must submit all forms to the Decker Student Health Services Center and present your registration ticket. Be sure you know your B-number and password!

Orientation

Saturday, August 2, 2014

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

Sunday, August 3, 2014

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

Monday, August 4, 2014

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

9:00 AMEmotional Intelligence: Using E.I. to Get Ahead

It has been called the “It Factor” by Fortune 500 companies. It helps you navigate through the stressors of life with ease and it can help you maximize your potential in your career. Emotional Intelligence is a critical skill that will make you more successful at home and at work. Come join us for this newly improved, highly interactive workshop on emotional intelligence and walk away with skills and techniques you can immediately put into practice as soon as you get back to your desk. This session will help you train your mind to handle negative events, challenges and stress with ease. Refreshments will be provided. To register, contact the UCTD at 777-6362 or http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

Thursday, August 7, 2014

9:00 AMConsulting

The University Center for Training and Development holds consulting hours from 9-11:30 a.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning, in LN-G112. Stop by with your questions about Banner, Blackboard, BU Business Systems, Google, Hyperion or MS Office. One of our staff members will be on-site to assist you or refer you for additional assistance.

Training/Workshops

10:00 AMUndergraduate Admissions Tour Only

Tour only for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMUndergraduate Admissions Information Session and Tour

Information session and tour for prospective and admitted students and families.

General Events

1:00 PMInternet Native Banner (INB) Basics

This workshop is for anyone who goes into the back-office forms (screens) in Banner to make changes to student information. This course will help users get comfortable moving around within forms and from form to form. It is a pre-requisite to getting a User ID in Internet Native Banner. Call 777-6362 or visit http://uctd.binghamton.edu.

Training/Workshops

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