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 Faculty Dining Room
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 The Road to Maintaining Your Immigration Status Union 201
9:45 AM One to World- Global Classroom Union 201
10:25 AM Campus Health Services Union 201
10:40 AM Campus Ministry Union 201
10:55 AM Residential Education 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 Trautmann 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 Spiro 2
1:00 PM- 1:30 PM Family Info Session: Civic Engagement & the First Year Program Spiro 2
1:30 PM- 2:00 PM Family Info Session: Spiro 2
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 on the Oval Sutter Oval
8:30 PM- 9:30 PM Residence Hall Floor Meeting Harborview Hall
8:30 PM- 9:30 PM Commuter Information Session Main Hall Theatre
9:30 PM- 11:00 PM Tell Us S’more About Yourself Foundation Hall Lobby/ Manzulli
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 Summer Reading Discussion 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
12:30 PM- 1:30 PM Student Mailbox Assignment Guild Hall Lobby
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
2:45 PM- 3:15 PM Academic Honesty Presentation Main Hall Theatre
3:30 PM- 4:30 PM Wagner Resource Presentations Spiro Hall 2, 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
1:45 PM- 2:15 PM Academic Honesty Presentation Main Hall Theatre
2:30 PM- 3:30 PM Wagner Resource Presentations Spiro Hall 2, 4 & 5
4:00 PM Dinner with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
New Student Orientation Sessions (Continued)
7:00 PM- 8:30 PM Intramural Activity Sutter Oval
7:30 PM- 8:30 PM Music Information Session Spiro 5
7:30 PM- 8:30 PM Dance Information Session Spiro 4
9:00 PM- 10:30 PM Late Night Social Event- Hypnotist Show Spiro Sports Center Gymnasium
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 Spiro Sports Center Gymnasium
11:00 AM- 12:15 PM Fire Safety Presentation Spiro 2 (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 Theatre
3:15 PM- 4:45 PM Studnt Involvement Information Sessions Spiro 2 (LCs 1-3), Spiro 4 (LCs 4-6), Spiro 5 (LCs 7-10)
Schedule for LCs 11-21 & Transfers 
9:30 AM- 10:45 AM Fire Safety Presentation Spiro 2 (LCs 11-15), Manzulli Board Room (LCs 16-21 & Transfers)
11:00 AM- 12:15 PM Summer Read Forum Spiro Sports Center Gymnasium
12:15 PM- 1:30 PM Brunch with Community Leaders Union Dining Hall
1:30 PM- 3:00 PM Student Involvement Information Sessions Spiro 2 (LCs 11-15), Spiro 4 (LCs 16-19), Spiro 5 (LCs 20, 21, & Transfers)
3:15 PM- 4:45 PM First Year Play Main Hall Theatre
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 Gatehouse Lounge
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