ECOrientation

Emerson College Orientation. Online. All the time.

Welcome to Emerson College! Orientation Core Staff is busy planning an extraordinary week of activities for this upcoming Orientation! We cannot wait to meet you all.

Feel free to ask us questions, send us comments, or just say hello! We are here to help you in any way we can and we love hearing from you. We can't wait to meet you in the fall!

Stay tuned for videos and updates from Orientation Core Staff and Advisors.

Also be sure to follow and connect with us:

Facebook: Facebook.com/groups/ECOrientation2013/

Twitter: @ECOrientation

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Email: orientation@emerson.edu

Orientation Hotline: (617) 824-8638
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So much food at the Multicultural Taste of Boston <3 #eceating #ecorientation #ecwelcome

7:30am-9:30am

Breakfast- Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am-5:00pm

Orientation Info Center - Office of Student Life, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street

 

9:00am-7:00pm

Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 1:00pm SHARP!

Academic Advising Meetings, Various Campus Locations

Room 202, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street

Room 210, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street

Room 233, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street

Room 503, Ansin Building, 180 Boylston Street

Room 517, Paramount Building, 555 Washington Street

Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street

 

10:00am-12:00pm

Drop-In Tour of Iwasaki Library- Iwasaki Library, 120 Boylston Street, Third Floor

 

10:00am-12:00pm

Writing and Academic Resource Center (WARC) and Disability Services Open House - WARC, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Fifth Floor

 

10:00am-12:00pm

Emerson Channel Open House - Vin Di Bona Studios, 10 Boylston Place, Eighth Floor

 

10:00am-1:00pm

WERS/WECB/ETIN Open House, WERS Studio, 180 Tremont Street, Lower Level

 

11:00am-1:15pm

Athletics Open House – Skybox and Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gymnasium, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 2 

11:00am - Noon - Women’s Volleyball Viewing from Skybox

12:15pm-1:15pm - Yoga

 

12:30pm-1:30pm

Lunch - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

12:30pm and 1:30pm

Student Employment Meeting - Greene Theater, 10 Boylston Place, Sixth Floor

 

12:30pm and 1:30pm

Intro to Money Matters -Room 914, Tufte PPC, Ninth Floor

 

1:30pm SHARP!

International Student Visa Meeting (for late arrivals only) - 10th Floor Conference Room, 120 Boylston Street, 10th Floor  

 

2:00pm-5:00pm

Job Fair – Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street

 

3:00pm-3:45pm and 4:15pm-5:00pm

Using Emerson’s Technology Resources - Room 633, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Sixth Floor

 

4:00pm-5:00pm

Greek Life Info Session – Room 503, Ansin Building, 180 Boylston Street, Fifth Floor

 

4:30pm-5:30pm

International Student Dinner - Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

 

5:30pm-7:00pm

Dinner - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

Ticket Distribution for Friday Comedy Showcase at promo tables outside of the DH during dinner; Sign Ups for Open Mic event

 

5:30pm-7:30pm

“A Multicultural Taste of Boston” – Semel Theater, 10 Boylston Place, Third Floor

 

7:00pm and 8:30pm

Friday Comedy Showcase - Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Unions Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street (tickets distributed at DH promo tables from 5:30-7:00pm)

 

7:00pm

Monty Python Live (Mostly): Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 555 Washington Street, 4th Floor - Tickets required.

 

7:30pm - 10:00pm

Open Mic - Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

 

7:30pm - 10:00pm

Campus Center Carnival , Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street

Crafts - Multipurpose Room, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor

 

A selection of recent alum James Kennedy’s play, “The Listener.” The Academic Welcome is really showing the amazing potential of Emerson students <3 #eclearning #ecwelcome #ecorientation

7:30am-8:45am

Breakfast - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

8:30am

Meet OLs to walk to Cutler-Majestic Theatre

 

9:00am-5:00pm

Orientation Info Center - Office of Student Life, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am SHARP!

Academic Welcome and Department Meetings - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

 

10:00am

Academic Department Meetings - Various campus locations

Communication Sciences and Disorders – Mezzanine Level Room 03, Union Savings Building, 216 

Tremont Street, Mezzanine Floor

Communication Studies - 210 Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street

Journalism – 202 & 233 Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street

Marketing – Greene Theater, Tufte, 10 Boylston Place, Sixth Floor

Performing Arts - Semel Theater, Tufte PPC, 10 Boylston Place, Third Floor

VMA - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

WLP – Bright Family Screening Room (402), 555 Washington Street, Fourth Floor

        

11:30am-1:30pm

Lunch - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

12:00pm-1:30pm

Cultural Center Open House - Cultural Center, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 1

 

12:00pm-6:00pm

Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

12:30pm-1:30pm

Berkeley Beacon Info Session - Multipurpose Room, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor

 

12:30pm-2:30pm

Library Open House - Iwasaki Library, 120 Boylston Street, Third Floor

 

1:00pm SHARP!

International Student Writing and Oral Evaluations (for late arrivals only) - WARC, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Fifth Floor

 

1:00pm-2:30pm

Wellness Fair and Fitness Center Open House –Cabaret and Fitness Center, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level (Fitness Center will be hosting a Boot Camp class at 2pm)

Sign Ups 1:00pm-2:00pm in Fitness Center for Boot Camp that will be from 2:00-2:30pm

 

1:30pm-3:00pm

Spiritual Life Meet and Greet– Cultural Center, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 1

 

2:30pm - 3:30pm

Making the Most of Your Emerson Experience - Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor

 

3:30pm SHARP!

“Backpack to Briefcase” Alumni Relations and Career Services Info Session– Greene Theater, Tufte PPC Building, Sixth Floor

 

4:00pm-5:30pm

GLBTQ Meet and Greet -Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

 

4:30pm SHARP!

Community Service Info Session – Room 233, Walker Building, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

5:30pm-6:30pm

Off Campus and Transfer Student Meet & Greet - Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor

 

5:30pm-7:00pm

Dinner - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

5:30pm-7:30pm

Honors Program Student Social and Dinner - Bill Bordy Theater and Auditorium, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street (5:30-6:15pm Social; 6:30-7:30pm Dinner)

 

6:30pm-8:00pm

Off Campus and Transfer Student Pre-Dance Meet Up - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Performing Arts Welcome Soirée - Semel Theater, Tufte PPC Building, Third Floor

 

7:00pm

Monty Python Live (Mostly): Bright Family Screening Room (Room 402), Paramount, 555 Washington Street, 4th Floor - Tickets required.

 

7:00pm-9:30pm -  EC4Life Presents: So You Think You’re a Lion… - Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor

 

8:00pm-10:00pm

Orientation Dance – Courtyard Marriott Tremont Boston, 275 Tremont Street

The crowd is already loving David Coleman aka The Date Doctor! #ecwelcome #ecorientation

Jaclyn Friedman telling us about sex and how to create a healthy culture of consent. She is the bomb.com and one of my favorite people ever <3 #ecorientation #ecwelcome

Mind / Body Experience starting important dialogue on a variety of topics. #EmersonSTANDS #ecorientation #ecwelcome

O Alma Mater, dear thy name we praise #ecwelcome #ecorientation

President Pelton addresses new students at this year’s President’s Welcome! #ecorientation #ecwelcome #prezzyp

7:30am-9:30am

Breakfast - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am-10:00am

I.D. Central - Beard Room, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am – 9:45am

Off Campus Student Coffee Break

Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am-5:00pm

Orientation Info Center - Office of Student Life, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am-5:00pm

Clear Financial Holds - Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, Fourth Floor


9:45am SHARP!

President’s Welcome: Convening of the New Class - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

 

10:45am

The Mind/Body Experience at Emerson- Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

 

11:15am

Sane, Safe & Strong: Creating a Safe and Healthy Sexual Culture at Emerson - A Talk With Jaclyn Friedman  - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

12:15pm-1:00pm

Lunch - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor        

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

12:45pm SHARP!

Meet OLs in lobbies of each residence hall to walk to Hooray!

 

1:00pm - 3:45pm SHARP!

Hooray! – The Park Plaza Imperial Ballroom, 50 Park Plaza at Arlington Street

 

3:45pm - 5:00pm

OL Group Meetings - start at Park Plaza

 

5:00pm - 6:00pm

Sustainability at Emerson Info Session - Room 210, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

5:00pm – 7:45pm

Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

5:30pm-6:15pm

Transfer Student Reception - Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

 

5:30pm-6:30pm

Freshman Class Council Information Session - Room 233, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

5:30pm-7:00pm

Dinner - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

6:15pm-7:00pm

Off Campus Student Reception- Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

 

7:45pm

Meet OLs in the lobby of each residence hall to walk to Cutler-Majestic Theatre

 

8:00pm SHARP!

Making and Maintaining Healthy Relationships with the Date Doctor, David Coleman- Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

 

berkeleybeacon:

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Orientation leader, Ian Gaston receives as compliment on his make-shift cape.

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Erin Corrigan directs cars to pull over on Boylston Street. 

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New students move-in to residence hall, Piano Row. 

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Colorfully dressed Tori Loubert calls for assistance with unloading a car.

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Sarah Barnhard and Daniel Begin dance in front of a residence hall to welcome arriving students. 

All photos by Jack Adams. 

For incoming students, The Berkeley Beacon will be having an information session Thursday Aug. 28 at 12:30 p.m. in the Multipurpose Room, located on the first floor of Piano Row. 

Another day of move in, another Paramount street team selfie #ecwelcome #ecorientation #selfiegameonpoint

7:30am-9:30am

Breakfast - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

8:00am-1:00pm (skeleton crew on until 2pm)

Move In to Residence Halls - Colonial Building, Little Building, Paramount and Piano Row (assigned by student’s last name, P-Z

 

9:00am-5:00pm

Welcome Center & Parent Programs Station- Bill Bordy Theater & Auditorium, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street

 

9:00am-5:00pm

I.D. Central/Emergency Notification System Sign Ups/Confirmation of Emergency Contact, Local Address and Missing Person Contact Information- - Beard Room, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

9:00am-5:00pm

Clear Financial Holds and Pre-Entrance Health Compliance

Financial Holds-Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, Fourth Floor

Pre-Entrance Health Compliance - Center for Health and Wellness, 216 Tremont, Third Floor

 

10:00am-5:00pm

Off Campus and Transfer Student Gathering Place - Student Lounge, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

10:30am-3:45pm - PARENT ORIENTATION

10:30am-11:00am

Orientation Welcome - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

 

11:30am-12:15pm

-Academic Advising/Academic Affairs Information Session - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

-Career Services Information Session - Walker 210, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

-Financial Services Information Session - Greene Theater, 10 Boylston Place, Sixth Floor

-Iwasaki Library Collections and Services – Walker 202, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

-Parent Programs - Walker 229, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

-Safety and Wellness at Emerson - Semel Theater, 10 Boylston Place, Third Floor

 

12:15pm

Lunch on Your Own

 

1:00pm-1:45pm

-Academic Advising/Academic Affairs Info Session - Walker 233, 120 Boylston St, Second Floor

-Career Services Information Session - Walker 210, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

-Emerson College Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS) Open House -ECAPS, Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Second Floor

-Financial Services Information Session - Greene Theater, 10 Boylston Place, Sixth Floor

-Iwasaki Library Collections and Services- Iwasaki Library, Classroom 322, 120 Boylston Street, Third Floor

-Parents Program - Walker 229, 120 Boylston Street, Second Floor

-Safety and Wellness at Emerson - Semel Theater, 10 Boylston Place, Third Floor

 

2:00pm

President’s Welcome - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

 

2:45pm-3:45pm

Parent Reception - Bobbi Brown and Steven Plofker Gymnasium, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, Lower Level 3

 

3:00 pm - 4:00pm

Emerson College Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS) Drop In - Emerson College Counseling and Psychological Services (ECAPS), Union Savings Building, 216 Tremont Street, Second Floor

 

3:45pm  

Family Farewells - Students to attend Residence Hall meeting at 4pm

 

11:30am-1:30pm

Lunch - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

12:00pm - 5:00pm

Clear SEVIS Holds - 10th Floor Conference Room, 120 Boylston Street, 10th Floor

 

4:00pm-5:30pm

Residence Hall Meetings

 

5:30pm - 6:30pm

Off Campus and Transfer Student Dinner - Cabaret, 80 Boylston Street, Lower Level

 

5:30pm-7:00pm

Dinner - Dining Hall, 80 Boylston Street, Second Floor

 

6:30pm SHARP!

Multicultural Meet and Greet - Multipurpose Room, Max Mutchnick Campus Center, 150 Boylston Street, First Floor

 

7:30pm

Meet with OLs to walk to Majestic

 

8:00pm SHARP!

Intro Show/Welcome to Emerson! - Cutler-Majestic Theatre, 219 Tremont Street

 

10:00pm - 11:00pm

Building Socials - Colonial Building (ice cream social), Little Building (ice cream social), Paramount Building (pizza party) and Piano Row (pizza party) -  (see your resident assistant for details)

fizz-bang:

Purple and gold for #ecorientation !!!!!!! #ol4life #ootd #orientation

pacific-ryn:

Straight dancing from 7am-6:30pm w/ 20 min for lunch = THE MOST EXHAUSTING AND AMAZING DAY EVER I LOVE ORIENTATION #ECOrientation #LIO