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Student Orientation 2003!



Student Orientation begins this week with Session 1 on Wednesday, July 9 and will continue through Saturday, July 19. Because of ongoing construction efforts, changes have been made to this year's schedule.

SO IWed. July 9 - Thu. July 10
SO IIFri. July 11 - Sat. July 12
SO IIIWed. July 16 - Thu. July 17
SO IVFri. July 18 - Sat. July 19


Due to the large size of the incoming class, we are expecting 300+ cars to arrive on Wednesday and Friday mornings of the SO sessions. Our primary parking lot will be the North Lot (nearest the Alumni House and H Building) with overflow parking throughout the campus. For traffic flow, it would be optimal if faculty and staff that normally park in the North Lot park on the Sage Avenue/Blaw Knox side of the lot or in a different parking lot during the SO sessions.



Because of construction, the Commons Dining Hall will not be used this year for dining as it has in the past. Students will be eating in the McNeil Room level of the Rensselaer Union while parents and families will be eating in the Russell Sage Dining Hall.

The McNeil Room will be unavailable for general campus dining during Student Orientation. However, the Rathskellar level will be available for current students, faculty, and staff.


We look forward to working with the campus community to make Student Orientation 2003 a success! Please feel free to contact the Office of the First-Year Experience with any questions or concerns (276-6864).


Thank you for your cooperation,
The Student Orientation Staff