orientation schedule DAY 1 – Move in, saturday, Aug. 18

Orientation at New College is a weeklong event for all new students. The schedule is a simple highlight – students will be using Guidebook (an online app – downloadable for all students) to keep up to date with orientation events.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.:  Move In / Orientation Check-In 
Location: Harry Sudakoff Conference Center

Get to campus bright and early so that you can begin moving your things into your room. We have a full day of activities for you and your family. Below are some highlights of the activities we have scheduled. Parents and Families: Please check the Parent/Family Orientation page for updates, more details, and special information — just for you.

8 a.m. to noon.:  Housing Check-In 
Location: Ham Center

8 a.m. to 1 p.m.:  Parent and Family / Student Breakfast
Location: Harry Sudakoff Conference Center

9 a.m. to noon: Mailroom is open for package pickup
Location: Mailroom Palmer E 

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Finance Office and Parking Services is open for questions and Tuition/Fee Payments and Parking Permit Purchases
Location: Palmer D 

11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Parent / Student Lunch
Location: Ham Center 

Noon to 1 p.m.: SuccessQuest LLC Reception
Location: HCL 7

Closed reception for parents, families, and students of SuccessQuest.

Noon to 1 p.m.: International Student Lunch
Location: HCL 2

Closed reception for parents, families, and students of International Student Orientation.

1 p.m. to 4 p.m.: Orientation Leader Welcome to Student / Student Orientation Program Begins
Location: Harry Sudakoff Conference Center

Students will meet all of the orientation leaders (in dramatic fashion, of course!) and get to know their new peers. There will be large and small group activities, and most of our time will be spent indoors since the Florida sun can be brutal in August.

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.: Counseling and Wellness Center (CWC) open hours

1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.: Orientation Group Meetings (students)
Location: Breakout locations 

2:30-4 p.m.: Novo Collegians

4-5 p.m.: Student Free Time (Get Ready for Dinner)

5-7:30 p.m.: Dinner on your Own

7:30-9:30 p.m.: Farewell Dessert and Coffee Reception
Location: Hamilton Center

Our closing event for parent and families. This event will have desserts, a coffee bar, and plenty of atmosphere and music. A chance for family members to say goodbye to their new Novo Collegians.

9-11 p.m.: Evening Activities
Location: Various locations 

Sunday, August 19, 2018 and onward…..

Please refer to Guidebook app – ask your orientation leader if you have questions!! We will help!