SJC Brooklyn

Transfer Orientation

New transfer students are invited to attend the entire program, but will separate from freshmen for academic advisement and a presentation from relevant administrative offices, including instructions on how to set up your SJC webmail. The Office of Student Success will also provide information about the Transfer Seminar that continues through the fall semester.

Next Transfer Orientation

Check back for the date and time of the Fall 2018 Transfer Orientation



Thursday, August 24

“Reach Beyond the Stars!”

10:00 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
  • Mr. Matthew Kubacki, Associate Dean for Student Success
  • Ms. Juanita Arias ’18, Student Government Association President
  • Mr. Christopher Malcaus ’18, Student Government Assoc. Vice President
11:00 a.m. The Transfer Experience — M. Kubacki

Tech Sessions I and II

McEntegart Hall

1sst Fl. Tech Center

11:40 a.m. Academic Advisement — Faculty Advisers

MCE – various locations

12:30 p.m. “Student Success Strategies” — Bert Gervais, Presenter

Tuohy Hall

1:20 p.m.


Student-to-Student —Orientation Leaders

  • Peer Advisement
  • Campus Resources
  • Campus Life and Student Involvement
  • Forms and Waivers
2:15 p.m.

Information Roundtable —Administrative Staff

2:45 p.m.

Brooklyn Block Party

  • Spirit Welcome
  • The Orientation Team / DJ Royal
  • Novelties and Giveaways
  • Cap and Gown Pick-up
  • Gifts and Raffles

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!