ORIENTATION INFORMATION & 日程安排
I speak for the entire Franklin Pierce University Community in saying that we are excited to have you 在校园! 取向 is an amazing opportunity for you to connect with all parts of the university. Franklin Pierce is now your home. 24k皇冠足球游戏把 a comprehensive experience intended to connect you with peers, provide important information, and help develop an understanding of the community. Please take this time to share, gain insight, and get involved in Raven Nation.
We look forward to working with you throughout your Franklin Pierce Experience!
Director of 学生 Engagement
Schedules for Fall 2023 取向
This schedule is subject to change.
Fall 取向 Schedule for New 学生s (Residential & 通勤者)
**Please note, schedule is subject to change
New 学生 取向 (Day 1) – Saturday, August 26
9 a.m. – 12 p.m. New Residential and Transfer 学生 Move-in
- New New 学生 Check-in – Four Corners
(Intersection of Mountain Road/University Drive, adjacent to DiGregorio Hall)
- Drive-through Residence Hall & 健康 Check-In – Granite 公园ing Lot
10:30 – 11:30 a.m. Commuter 学生 Arrival
- New 学生 Check-in – Four Corners
(Intersection of Mountain Road/University Drive, adjacent to DiGregorio Hall)
- Drive-through 健康 Services Check-in – Granite 公园ing Lot
All meals complimentary for Commuter 学生s throughout 取向 (August 26 - 28)
9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Resource Tables Available
- General Information- First Year Area 院子里
- Alumni Association 欢迎 - First Year Area 院子里
- Information Technology Assistance – First Year 院子里
- 书店/Online Textbook Pre-Order Pickup – Rear of the 书店, Campus Center
- Post Office Key and Package Pickup – Post Office, Emily Flint Campus Center
- 学生 就业 Process – Pioneer Lounge, Emily Flint Campus Center
- 学生 Photo ID Pictures/Vehicle Registration – Monadnock Lounge, Emily Flint Campus Center
- Raven Card Deposits – 学生 Financial Services, Coles Hall
11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Lunch on 柴郡领域
1:30 p.m. 学生 & Parent/Family Breakout Session Overview – 取向的帐篷 - 柴郡领域
1:40 – 2:50 p.m. Parent Session: A Walk Through Your 学生's First Semester...
What to Expect and How to Coach – 取向的帐篷 - 柴郡领域
Hear what your student will typically experience in their first semester from Dean of 学生s Andrew Pollom, Ed.D. and Director of 学生 Advocacy, Derek Scalia ’05
1:40 – 2:30 p.m. 学生 Session: New 学生 Engagement Activities – North Fields Activity Center (The 泡沫)
Join Peer Leaders, 学生 Engagement, and 乌鸦娱乐 staff for active opportunities to meet your fellow Ravens!
3 p.m. Reconnect with 父母/Family – 取向的帐篷 - 柴郡领域
3:15 p.m. President’s 欢迎 from Dr. Kim Mooney ' 83 - 取向的帐篷 - 柴郡领域
3:30 p.m. Parent/Family/学生 Goodbyes – 取向的帐篷 - 柴郡领域
Take a few minutes for goodbyes and last-minute thoughts before the student 取向 程序开始.
3:45 p.m. Peer Group Meetings – 柴郡领域
4:45 p.m. Class of 2027 Group Photo – 彼得森庄园草坪
5 – 6:30 p.m. Dinner by Peer Group – Marketplace Café – Emily Flint Campus Center
7 – 9 p.m. 公平联盟- - - - - - 取向的帐篷 - 柴郡领域
学生s are in for an experience with this incredibly active, high energy program. Playfair is the ultimate icebreaker!
9 – 11 p.m. Optional 受欢迎的活动
North Fields Activity Center (The 泡沫) open until 11 p.m.
Beach Volleyball under the lights at the Beach Volleyball Complex (located past the 泡沫)
图书馆 Café - fire pit with s’mores and music
New 学生 取向 (Day 2) – Sunday, August 27
8 - 9:30 a.m. Marketplace Café open for Breakfast
9 - 11 a.m. 可选活动 -朝向帐篷
- Take the Shuttle to Walmart Shuttle: Pick up in Granite 院子里
- Enjoy the Boathouse at 湖边 公园
- Take a guided short trail hike: Meet at Four Corners (Intersection of Mountain Road/University Drive, adjacent to DiGregorio Hall)
- Arts/Crafts: Pioneer Lounge courtesy of the Fine Arts Club
- Play Lawn Games on the Academic Triangle
- Learn more about our Disc Golf course, get an overview, and play: 柴郡领域
North Fields Activity Center (The 泡沫) Opens at 9 a.m.
11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.: 同侪小组午餐 & 〇空闲时间 Dining Hall, Emily Flint Campus Center
1 - 2:30 p.m. The Great Game Scavenger Hunt – 柴郡领域
Peer groups will engage in an app-based scavenger hunt around common and obscure spaces 在校园.
2:45 p.m. 同侪团体聚集 & 取向的更新 – 取向的帐篷
2:45 - 3:45 p.m. 零灰色 - 取向的帐篷
An interactive and engaging program that equips individuals with skills and information to prevent sexual assault. Assault is not a women’s issue, or a men’s issue … it 是人类的问题. This is an invitation to be part of the movement to end sexual assault.
3:45 – 4:15 p.m. 关心社区 -朝向帐篷
The Director of Campus 安全 and representative from the Rindge Police Department will provide greater understanding about the kind a caring community which you are 加入. They will give an overview of the support and services provided by their staff team to foster a safe and supportive campus community.
4:15 - 4:45 p.m.: Keynote Speaker, John Massaro '18 -朝向帐篷
John Massaro ’18 earned a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice and a double minor in Sociology and Political Science and was actively involved 在校园 during his time at Franklin Pierce. John was also a senior tour guide for Admissions, Co-creator and President of the student club Men Engaged for the Greater Good of the America (MEGGA), Senator for the Class of 2018, two-time recipient of the Martin Luther King Jr. Service award, recipient of the 2018 Man of the year award, and a two-year Captain of the Men's Lacrosse team.
Post-graduation, John began his career at the Connecticut Judicial Branch as a Juvenile Detention Officer, where he worked with the most at-risk youth. 三年之后 of working in Juvenile Detention, John transitioned to become a Juvenile Probation Officer where he supervises and mentors at-risk youth in and out of the community. While working full time, John was also attending graduate school at the University of Connecticut school of Social Work. In 2023, John received his Master’s in Social Work with a focus on Policy and Practice.
5 - 7 p.m. Dinner in the Marketplace Café
6:15 - 9 p.m. Shuttles to 公园 Theater Event: Showing Oppenheimer
Free admission and popcorn to all attending students. Shuttles will pick up at Granite 院子里.
7 - 9 p.m. Pearly Pond ‘boat-in’ movie night, showing The Shallows, 湖边 公园
Join your fellow Ravens for a ‘Float-in’ Movie experience. As always, shark films are best watched with your toes in the water. Kayaks, paddleboards and innertubes.
New 学生 取向 (Day 3) – Monday, 8月28日
8 – 9:30 a.m. Marketplace Café opens for Breakfast
9:45 a.m. 同侪团体聚集 & 取向的更新 -朝向帐篷
10:15 a.m. 学术评议会 -朝向帐篷
学术评议会 celebrates the start of the academic year. 你会听到 President Kim Mooney '83, Provost Catherine Paden, Assistant Professor of Accounting Christine Betts, and the 学生 Government President, Adeleine Schmitt.
11 a.m. - 12 p.m. FYI Meetings with 教师, 取向的帐篷 breakout sessions
The First Year Experience at Franklin Pierce is filled with multiple opportunities 成长. You will learn about up-coming programming that connects and supports you in your college journey. 学生s will meet with their FYI instructor, who also be serving as your academic advisor, and learn what is expected of you academically as a new student at Franklin Pierce University.
12 – 1:30 p.m. 同侪小组午餐 & 〇空闲时间 Marketplace Café
1 - 2 p.m. Academic College’s Ice Cream Social:
- 商学院: Lobby, Monadnock Hall
- College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences: Petrocelli Hall, Lower Lobby
- College of 健康 and Natural Sciences: Marcucella 院子里
- Undecided/Undeclared Major: Marulli Lounge, Peterson Manor
2 - 3 p.m. International 学生 Check-in, 学生 成功 Center, 4th floor.
3 – 4:45 p.m. Cardboard Boat Building & Regatta – 彼得森庄园草坪 & 湖边
Test your ingenuity, and ability to engineer a boat made only from cardboard, plastic 包裹和管道胶带. Medals awarded for fastest time, best team effort and best boat 设计.
4:30 - 7 p.m. Marketplace Café open for Dinner
提醒! Classes Begin Tuesday, August 29 at 8 a.m.
受欢迎的活动 & 事件
4 - 6 p.m. Engagement/Club Fair, Freshman 院子里
This is your opportunity to get involved in one of our many campus organizations! Sport Clubs, SGA Clubs, 校内的, 多样性、股票, and 包容 groups will all be present to answer your questions.
7:30 - 10:30 p.m.: PaintU Raven Rave Dance Party, 柴郡领域
Break out your best moves during our first dance party of the year! 白衬衫 are the t-shirt color of choice because of the gallons of paint sprayed onto the audience 演出期间! This is one of the first programs where all students, new and returning, 欢迎大家加入.
Saturday, September 2
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. 娱乐节!
- Bubble Soccer, 柴郡领域
- Canoe Battleship, Pearly Pond
- Slip n Slide Kickball, Cheshire Field
11 a.m. - 2 p.m.
- Wiffleball 首页 Run Derby, 柴郡领域
- Kayak/Paddleboard Relay, Pearly Pond
- Oozeball Mud Volleyball Tournament, behind 湖边 Education Center/Boathouse
Saturday, September 9
11:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. 51st Annual Grand Monadnock Climb
取向 isn’t complete without a hike up Mount Monadnock! As has been our tradition for 51 years, students join members of the campus community on a foray up the most climbed mountain in North America.