Life @ NYIT-Announcements
Aug 30 2012
NYIT Residential* Overnight Orientation

FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012

8:30 a.m. – Check in at the NYIT SUNY Residence Halls 

Students will be checking into their fall assignments and be able to move their belongings into their new home away from home.

10:30 a.m. – Welcome at the NYIT Campus          

Students and families will head over to the main campus at NYIT to begin their Orientation program with a welcome address from the Office of   Campus Life.

11:00 a.m. – Discover Your Career Direction – with the Office of Career Services

11:35 a.m. – Parent and Family Session I

                     Student Session I

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:20 p.m. – Parent and Family Session II

                   Student Session II

2:15 p.m. – Dessert Reception with Staff and Administrators

3:00 p.m. – Return to the NYIT SUNY Residence Halls

Students and their families may return to the residence halls to finish unpacking and get settled.

5:00 p.m. – Goodbyes and Good Lucks

Parents and families leave the residence halls as their college student gets to know their fellow residential students and unpacks.

5:30 p.m. – Activities and Dinner for Residential Students

As you will see from Friday’s schedule there are parent and family session only on this day.  Saturday’s schedule is only for students.

Saturday, September 1, 2012

8:30 a.m. – Travel to NYIT

9:00 a.m. – Continental Breakfast

9:45 a.m. – Morning Energizer

10:30 a.m. – Student Session III

11:30 a.m. – Student Session IV

12:30 p.m. – Lunch

1:30 p.m. – Field Day Challenge

3:45 p.m. – Return to NYIT SUNY Residence Halls

We will have a bus service to bring students from the residence halls to the NYIT campus on Saturday.

Students attending this Orientation should bring the items they will need for the academic year.  Please refer to Housing and Residential Life’s List of What to Bring: http://www.nyit.edu/campus_old_westbury/residence_halls/bring/

Directions to the residence halls: http://www.nyit.edu/campus_old_westbury/residence_halls/directions/

Parents and families are not allowed to stay with their students in the residence halls.  There are a number of accommodations for families and parents locally which can be found here:http://nyit.edu/locations/manhattan/westbury_local_hotels/

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Major: Psychology, B.S.
Class Of: 2015