2013 First-Year Orientation Schedule
Thursday, August 22nd - Move-In Day
For Saint Ben's Students

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.          New Student Check-In and Move-In

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.       Parent Session: Option I

12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.         Resource Fair

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.            Parent Session: Option II

4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.            Family Liturgy

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.            Opening Night Dinner: We are Bennies

9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.          Residential Life Community Activities

For Saint John's Students

8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.             New Student Check-In and Move-In

1:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.             Parent Session

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.            Resource Fair

4:30 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.             Family Liturgy

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.             Opening Night Dinner: We are Johnnies

9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.           Residential Life Community Activities

 
Friday, August 23rd - Explore Saint Ben's--For Saint Ben's Students and Saint John's Students

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.               First-Year Survey

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.             Meet Orientation Group and Transition

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.            Rotation including meeting with faculty, academic readiness session, and exploration of CSB campus

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.               Community Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.                 Rotation including meeting with faculty, academic readiness session, and exploration of CSB campus

2:45 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.                 Rotation including meeting with faculty, academic readiness session, and exploration of CSB campus

3:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.                  Transition time, First-Year Photo (SJU)

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.                  President's Dinner and Monastic Welcome

9:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.                Social Programming at CSB

 

Saturday, August 24th - Explore Saint John's--For Saint Ben's Students and Saint John's Students

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.                  Busing and Breakfast at SJU

10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.                  Explore SJU Campus

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.                  Rotation including presentations on alcohol abuse and sexual assault

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.                   Community Lunch

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.                     Rotation including presentations on alcohol abuse and sexual assault

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                     Orientation Group Debrief, Arboretum Exploration, Bussing

5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.                     Dinner with Orientation Leaders

8:30 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.                    Social Programming at SJU

 

Sunday, August 25th - Celebrate and Connect at CSB--For Saint Ben's Students and Saint John's Students

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.                    Busing and Meet with Groups

11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.                     Rotation including introduction to fine arts and presentation on intercultural awareness

12:15 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.                        Picnic on the Mall

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.                         Rotation including introduction to fine arts and presentation on intercultural awareness

3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.                         Closing with Orientation Group

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.                         Community Liturgy

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.                         Residential Life Community Activity


Monday, August 26th - First Day of Class--For Saint Ben's Students and Saint John's Students

3:30 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.                            Convocation

4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.                             CSB Centennial Birthday Celebration