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SJC Long Island

First Year Student Orientation

First Year Student Orientation will provide information to help students begin their college career successfully. Students will prepare for the fall semester by meeting faculty, staff and other students.

Tuesday, August 27, 2019, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
Program begins in the John A. Danzi Athletic Center Gymnasium



10 a.m.
John A. Danzi Athletic Center Lobby

Arrival and Registration

10:30 a.m.
John A. Danzi Athletic Center Gymnasium

Welcome and Introductions

Welcome: Gigi Lamens, Vice President for Enrollment Management

Program Overview: Bryan Gill, Executive Director of Student Involvement and Coordinator of FYE

Getting to Know:

  • Academic Life: Eileen White Jahn, Ph.D., Interim Executive Dean
  • Student Life:Sherrie Van Arnam, Vice President for Student Life

Student Welcome: Xanthia Zoe, Student Orientation Chairperson

11 a.m.
John A. Danzi Athletic Center Gymnasium

Keynote Speaker – Arel Moodie

  • Raffles will be called after the keynote speaker.

Danzi Knoll

Barbecue on the Danzi Knoll

  • Enjoy free food, activities, raffles and more.

1 p.m.
Classrooms in O’Connor Hall
(refer to your name tag for the room number)

Meet with Orientation Leaders

  • Student IDs will be distributed in the classrooms at the conclusion of the session.

2 p.m.
Danzi Knoll

Activities Fair

  • Get to know your new classmates better over games, activities, Mr. Softee, giveaways and more.
  • Stop by our Informational Tables with any last-minute questions.
  • All activities will end at 3 p.m.

Administrative offices and the bookstore will be open until 5 p.m.