New Student Orientation Schedule 2018

We are so excited to welcome new students to Wagner College.  To ensure that each student has the tools and resources to succeed at Wagner, the orientation team has planned four consecutive days of mandatory events and information sessions for all incoming resident, commuter, transfer, and international students. This year, orientation weekend will begin on Wednesday, August 22nd for international students, August 23rd for resident, commuter, and transfer students, and will conclude for all new students on Sunday, August 26th.
  • Wed, August 22nd 
  • Thu, August 23rd 
  • Fri, August 24th 
  • Sat, August 25th 
  • Sun, August 26th 

International Students Only

Time Event Location
11:00 AM Airport Shuttle Service from JFK Off Campus
3:00 PM Airport Shuttle Service from JFK Off Campus
6:00 PM International Student Welcome Dinner Union 201
New Student Orientation Sessions 
Time Event Location
 7:30 AM-1:00 PM Resident Student Move-In Harborview Hall
8:00 AM- 6:00 PM College Offices Open Campus Wide
International Student Orientation Sessions
9:00 AM Welcome Address Union 201
9:15:00 Intrernational Student Advisement, Visa Regulations and U.S. Culture Union 201
9:45 AM One to World- Global Classroom Union 201
10:15 AM Campus Health Services Union 201
10:30 AM Introduction to U.S. Higher Education Union 201
10:45 AM Center for Spirituality Union 201
11:00 AM Center for Academic and Career Engagement Union 201
11:15 AM Public Safety Union 201
11:30 AM Central Services Union 201
11:45 AM Residential Education Union 201
12:15 PM Wrap-Up & Break Union 201
New Student Orientation Sessions (Continued)
11:00 AM- 1:30 PM Student Mailbox Assignment Guild Hall Lobby
11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Information Fair Trautman Square
11:00 AM- 1:30 PM Commuter Student Check-In/ Parking Decal Pick-Up Union Atrium
11:00 AM- 1:30 PM Commuter Lounge Open House Commuter Student Lounge
12:30 PM- 1:00 PM Family Info Session: Campus Life 101 Main Hall Theater
1:00 PM- 1:30 PM Family Info Session: Civic Engagement & the First Year Program Main Hall Theater
1:30 PM- 2:00 PM Family Info Session: How to Help Your Student Be Successful Main Hall Theater
2:00 PM Presidential Welcome Sutter Oval
2:15 PM Introduction to the First Year Program Sutter Oval
2:30 PM Community Meal Sutter Oval
4:00 PM Student & Family Goodbye Sutter Oval
4:30 PM Community Leader Introductions Sutter Oval
5:30 PM-7:00 PM Green & White Scrimmage Hameline Field
7:00 PM-8:30 PM Dinner Hameline Field
8:30 PM- 9:30 PM Residence Hall Floor Meeting Harborview Hall
8:30 PM- 9:30 PM Commuter Information Session Main Hall Theater
9:30 PM- 11:00 PM Tell Us S’more About Yourself Ft. A Cappella Group Performances Trautmann Square
New Student Orientation Sessions 
Time Event Location
9:00 AM- 10:00 AM Meet with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
10:00 AM- 11:30 AM Classroom Etiquette & FAQs with Community Leaders Main Hall, Campus Hall, or Spiro Hall
11:30 AM- 12:30 PM First Learning Community Class/Transfer Student Meeting Main Hall, Campus Hall, or Spiro Hall
Schedule for LCs 1-10
1:00 PM- 2:30 PM Lunch with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM Schedule Changes Spiro Hall Computer Labs A & B
2:45 PM- 3:15 PM Academic Honesty Presentation Main Hall Theater
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM Wagner Resource Presentations Manzulli, Spiro 4 & 5
4:30 PM Dinner with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
Schedule for LCs 11-21 & Transfers 
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM Lunch with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Schedule Changes Spiro Computer Labs A & B
1:45 PM- 2:15 PM Academic Honesty Presentation Main Hall Theater
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM Wagner Resource Presentations Manzulli, Spiro 4 & 5
4:00 PM Dinner with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
Orientation Sessions (Continued)
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM Music Information Session Spiro 5
7:00 PM- 8:00 PM Dance Information Session Spiro 4
8:00 PM- 9:00 PM Class of 2022 Candle Lighting Ceremony Sutter Oval
9:00 PM- 10:30 PM Late Night Social Event- Hypnotist Show Union Dining Hall
11:00 PM- 1:00 Am Later Night Social Event- Karaoke Reynolds House Coffeehouse
Schedule for LCs 1-10
Time Event Location
9:30 AM- 10:45 AM Summer Read Forum Main Hall Theater
11:00 AM- 12:15 PM Fire Safety Presentation Spiro 4 & 5 (LCs 1-5), Manzulli Board Room (LCs 6-10)
12:15 PM- 1:30 PM Brunch with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
1:30 PM- 3:00 PM First Year Play Main Hall Theater
3:15 PM- 4:45 PM Studnt Involvement Information Sessions Manzulli (LCs 1-4), Spiro 4 (LCs 5-8), Spiro 5 (LCs 9-10)
Schedule for LCs 11-21 & Transfers 
9:30 AM- 10:45 AM Fire Safety Presentation Spiro 4 & 5 (LCs 11-15), Manzulli Board Room (LCs 16-21 & Transfers)
11:00 AM- 12:15 PM Summer Read Forum Main Hall Theater
12:15 PM- 1:30 PM Brunch with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
1:30 PM- 3:00 PM Student Involvement Information Sessions Manzulli (LCs 11-14), Spiro 4 (LCs 15-18), Spiro 5 (LCs 20, 21, & Transfers)
3:15 PM- 4:45 PM First Year Play Main Hall Theater
New Student Orientation Sessions (Continued)
5:00 PM- 5:30 PM Campus Tour Wagner College Campus
5:00 PM- 7:00 PM Choir Auditions Campus Hall Performance Center
5:00 PM- 7:30 PM Dinner with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
6:00 PM- 7:30 PM Commuter Student Sweet Cinema Reynolds House Coffeehouse
9:00 PM- 12:00 AM Late Night Social Event- DJ Campus Hall Performance Center
New Student Orientation Sessions 
Time Event Location
10:00 AM- 4:00 PM Manhattan Walking Tours Manhattan
5:00 PM -7:00 PM Dinner on your own Union Dining Hall
7:00 PM- 9:00 PM Welcome Week Kick-Off TBD