Fall 2018 Orientation Schedule

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Welcome to Emerson!

 

We are so looking forward to incoming, on-campus students joining us for Graduate Orientation this year!
The schedule for International Students begins on August 31st. All students, Domestic and International, are expected to attend on September 4th.
**Students studying in low residency or online programs will hear from their program directors separately, and they will have a different schedule.

 

August 31, 2018

International Graduate Orientation Schedule

 

Fall Orientation Schedule for International Students

 

*Note: International graduate students must attend the sessions on Friday, August 31 in addition to September 4.

 

Breakfast/Check-in: 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Bill Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont Street

 

Office of International Student Affairs

Bill Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont Street

  • Turn in SEVIS Documents: 9:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
  • Visa Information Session: 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • English Language Group Assessments: 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • Individual Assessments: 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

 

Welcome/Lunch: 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Bill Bordy Theater, 216 Tremont Street

  • Office of Graduate Studies
  • iGrad Transitional Program Update
  • Center for Health and Wellness
  • Emerson College Police
  • Lacerte Writing and Academic Resource Center

Open for Student Obligations: 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

  • Clear Financial Holds, Pay Fees: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, 4th Floor
  • Get IDs Taken and Sign-up for Emergency Notification System: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • ID Central, 150 Boylston Street, Charles Beard Room, 2nd Floor
  • Immunization Compliance: 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • Center for Health and Wellness, 216 Tremont Street, 3rd Floor

Only students who need to obtain a TB skin test, immunization or blood test to document immunity to: measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox (varicella) or tetanus/diptheria/pertussis (Tdap) should attend during this time. You do not need to report if you meet full compliance with all immunizations.

 

Office of International Student Affairs return SEVIS documents 2:00 – 4:00 p.m

International Student Affairs, 120 Boylston Street, 10th Floor, Room 1014

 


 

September 4, 2018

Graduate Orientation Schedule

 

Fall Orientation Schedule for All On Campus Students

*Note: International graduate students must attend the sessions on Friday, August 31 in addition to September 4.

 

Open for Student Obligations

  • Clear Financial Holds, Pay Fees: 9:00 – 4:00 p.m.
    • Student Financial Services, 216 Tremont Street, 4th Floor
  • Get IDs Taken and Sign-up for Emergency Notification System: 10:00 – 7:00 p.m.
    • ID Central, 150 Boylston Street, Charles Beard Room, 2nd Floor
  • Immunization Compliance: 9:00 – 6:00 p.m.
    • Center for Health and Wellness, 216 Tremont Street, 3rd floor

Only students who need to obtain a TB skin test, immunization or blood test to document immunity to: measles, mumps, rubella, chickenpox (varicella) or tetanus/diptheria/pertussis (Tdap) should attend during this time. You do not need to report if you meet full compliance with all immunizations.

 

Departmental Meetings: 4:30 – 5:45 pm

School of Arts

  • Creative Writing: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Paramount Center, 555 Washington Street, Black Box, 2nd Floor
  • Publishing and Writing: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Paramount Center, 555 Washington Street, Black Box, 2nd Floor
  • Film and Media Art: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. 559 Washington Street, 5th Floor, Classroom 517
  • Theatre Education: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. 559 Washington Street, 4th Floor, Studio 7

School of Communication

  • Civic Media: Art and Practice (CMAP): 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. Engagement Lab, 160 Boylston Street, 4th Floor
  • Communication Disorders: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. 180 Tremont Street, 5th Floor, Classroom 503
  • Public Relations: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor, Classroom 203
  • Journalism: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. 180 Tremont Street, 2nd Floor, Classroom 204
  • Strategic Communication for Marketing: 4:30 – 5:45 p.m. 120 Boylston Street, 2nd Floor, Classroom 233

 

Welcome: 6:00 – 6:30 pm

Paramount Center Mainstage, 555 Washington Street

  • Office of Graduate Studies
  • Campus Life
  • Social Justice Center
  • Office of Violence Prevention and Response
  • Center for Health and Wellness
  • Counseling Center
  • Career Development Center/emersonNEXT
  • Graduate Student Association (GSA)

 

GSA Reception: 6:30 – 7:30 pm

Paramount Center, 555 Washington Street, Black Box, 2nd Floor

 

*Note: This is an opportunity for you to obtain pre-matriculation immunizations. If you need to complete and submit your immunization forms, please go to the Emerson Center for Health & Wellness Online Student Health Portal​.

This schedule may be altered as the date of orientation approaches. Please contact Maria Figueroa in the Office of Graduate Studies with questions or for more information.