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Residence Life

Welcome to the FYRE!
The First-Year Residential Experience at SJC Off-Campus Housing

The FYRE program is designed to help all first-year housing students make a positive transition into living at The St. George Residence. This program focuses on the values of community, service, wellness and responsible behavior.

On move-in day, Aug. 24, you will meet your RAs who will play a key role in helping you to create a positive living environment. As the semester continues, you will take part in workshops specifically designed and tailored to your needs and interests, covering such topics as: healthy eating, positive relationships, stress management and finding a job or internship. Along with the scheduled programs, there are also a number social events spread out through the semester that will further enhance the sense of community with the other members of SJC’s Residence Life.

While students are encouraged to attend all of the social events, they are required to attend the orientations, the workshops and one of the volunteer shifts.

FYRE Workshop Dates

Saturday, Aug. 24: Move-In Day/Family Dinner* and Resident Parent Orientation Strongly Encouraged

Monday, Aug. 26: Resident Student Orientation/Workshop 1 Mandatory Event

Wednesday, Aug. 28: New Student Orientation Mandatory Event

Thursday, Sept. 19: FYRE Workshop  2 (Common Hour) Mandatory Event

Thursday, Oct. 17: FYRE Workshop  3 (Common Hour) Mandatory Event

Thursday, Nov. 14: FYRE Workshop  4 (Common Hour) Mandatory Event

Additional FYRE Workshops are being planned. Check back soon for more dates.

*To RSVP for the Family Dinner, email Michele Corsetti at by Wednesday, Aug. 21. Be sure to include the number of people attending, including the student.

Welcome Activities

The housing team put together a fun-filled week of activities. See details at link below, and check back soon for even more information.