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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 28 at 10 a.m.



10 a.m.
The Hill Center

Arrival and Registration

10:30 a.m.
The Hill Center

Welcome and Introductions

  • Sherrie Van Arnam, Vice President for Student Life
  • Donald R. Boomgaarden, Ph.D., President of St. Joseph’s College
  • Raymond D’Angelo, Ph.D., Interim Executive Dean
  • Amarfi Collado ’20, Student Government Association President
  • Gabriella Fielding ’20, Student Government Association Vice President

11 a.m.
The Hill Center

Student Success Strategies

  • Arel Moodie, College Success Program
  • Orientation Team Members

12:15 p.m.
Tuohy Hall



  • First Year Experience
  • Peer advisement
  • Campus resources
  • SJC snapshot tour
  • Campus life and student involvement
  • Tech talk
  • Forms and waivers

2 p.m.
McEntegart Hall

Academic Advisement

  • Faculty advisers

2:45 p.m.
The Hill Center Gym

SJC Heroes Celebration

  • Music, novelties and giveaways
  • Cap and gown pickup
  • Gifts, raffles and refreshments

ID Pictures/Campus Tours/Tech Help

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