SJC Brooklyn

New Student Orientations

The day is planned to facilitate our students’ adjustment from high school to college life. It includes a motivational speaker, academic advisement, peer mentoring, student services information, campus tours and a closing celebration! Orientation continues during the semester, via the Freshman Year Experience Program.

Next New Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 10 a.m



10 a.m.

Arrival and Registration

The Hill Center

10:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

  • Ms. Sherrie Van Arnam, Vice President for Student Life
  • Dr. Donald Boomgaarden, President of St. Joseph’s College
  • Dr. Michael Hanophy, Executive Dean
  • Lauren Quesada ’20, Student Government Association President
  • Sashoy Milton ’20, Student Government Assoc. Vice President

The Hill Center

11 a.m.

“Dance Floor Theory”
Tom Krieglstein, Swift Kick Entertainment
Orientation Team Members

The Hill Center

12:15 p.m.



  • First Year Experience
  • Peer Advisement
  • Campus Resources
  • SJC Snapshot Tour
  • Campus Life and Student InvolvementTech Talk
  • Tech Talk
  • Forms and Waivers

Tuohy Hall

2 p.m.

Academic Advisement
Faculty Advisers

McEntegart Hall

3 p.m.

“SJC Superstars After-Party”

  • Music, Novelties, and Giveaways
  • Cap and Gown Pick-up
  • Gifts, Raffles, and Refreshments

ID Pictures/Campus Tours/Tech Help

Hill Center Gym

All offices (Enrollment Management, Financial Aid, Registrar, Academic Affairs, Bursar, Student Life, Counseling and Wellness Services, Career Development & Engagement, Athletics, and Bookstore) will be open!