Orientation-Reaching New Heights

CONTACT:
Andrea Barker
Director of First and Second Year Experience
andrea.barker@cedarcrest.edu
610-437-4471 ext. 3442

New Students

August Orientation

August Orientation is our largest orientation of the year. This four-day experience is required for all first-time, incoming Cedar Crest students and is always scheduled on the four days leading up to the first day of classes for the fall semester. Orientation is a jam-packed experience designed to highlight everything Cedar Crest College has to offer.

During Orientation STUDENTS will:

During Orientation PARENTS AND FAMILIES will:

All first-time incoming students are required to attend August Orientation from 8/23/18-8/26/18. Any student who is transferring into Cedar Crest College is required to attend Transfer Student Orientation on 8/23/18 and is welcome to attend the following days at their discretion. International students are required to attend International Student Orientation on 8/21/18 and 8/22/18 and are strongly encouraged to attend traditional orientation as well. Parents and Families of all incoming students will have the opportunity to participate in their own Orientation experience on 8/23/18. All orientation schedules will be available in mid-August.

Sign Up for August 2018 New Student Orientation Here!

Schedule

NOTE: Schedule is tentative and subject to change

Parents and Families 

Thursday, August 23

8:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Resident Check-in/Move-in
11:00 a.m. Lunch 
12:00 p.m. Commuter Check In
1:30 p.m. Welcome from Student Affairs
2:15 p.m. The Family's Role in the First Year
3:15 p.m. Find Your Seat for Open Door Ceremony
3:30 p.m. Open Door Ceremony
4:30 p.m. Free time/Farewell

Transfer Students

Thursday, August 23

8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Resident Check-in/Move-in
11:00 a.m. Lunch Starts
12:00 p.m. Commuter Check-In
1:30 p.m. Welcome and Important Information
2:30 p.m. IT Walk through 
3:00 p.m. President's Welcome
3:30 p.m. Open Door Ceremony
4:30 p.m. Free Time/Farewell
5:00 p.m. Dinner with ambassadors
6:00 p.m. Walking Classroom Tour 
7:00 p.m. Welcome to Our Community: Your Rights and Responsibilities
8:00 p.m. Evening Activity: Movie on the Lawn

First Year Students

Thursday, August 23

8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Resident Check-in/Move-in
11:00-12:30 p.m. Lunch 
12:00 p.m. Commuter Check in
1:30 p.m. Welcome: Reaching New Heights at Cedar Crest College
2:00 p.m. Falcon Group Meeting 1
3:00 p.m. Welcome to Cedar Crest College
3:30 p.m. Open Door Ceremony
4:30 p.m. Free Time/Farewell
5:00 p.m. Falcon Group Meeting 2
5:30 p.m. Dinner 
7:00 p.m. Welcome to Our Community: Your Rights and Responsibilities
8:00 p.m. Evening Activity: Movie on the Lawn

Friday, August 24

8:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Breakfast and Falcon Group Meeting 3
10:00 a.m.-noon The Summit is Inclusive
Noon-1p.m. Lunch
1:00-4:00 p.m. Campus Resource Tour
4:00 p.m. Strawberry Fest
5:45 p.m. Day of Service Prep
6:00 p.m. Dinner
7:00 p.m. Falcon Group Meeting
7:30 p.m. Evening Activity: Capture the Flag
9:00 p.m. Shuttle Service

Saturday, August 25

8:00 a.m. Breakfast and Falcon Group Meeting 4
9:00 a.m. Day of Service  
Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch and Reflection
1:30 p.m. Academic Services Intro
2:30 p.m. Small Group Meeting with Academic Advisors (by appointment)
5:00 p.m. Dinner and Novelty
5:45 p.m. Classroom Tours
7:00 p.m. Falcon Group Meeting 5
7:30 p.m. Title IX Presentation
8:30 p.m. Evening Activity: BINGO!
9:00 p.m. Shuttle Service

Sunday, August 26

10:00 a.m. Brunch & Movie
10:00-2:00 p.m. Shuttle Service
1:00 p.m. All Athlete Meeting
2:30 p.m. First Year Seminar Class Meeting
4:00 p.m. Convocation
5:30 p.m. All College Picnic

 

 


 

 

 

 

 


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