7/31 – 8/1

Presenters for this session include: Rutgers University Student Assembly (RUSA), New Student Orientation & Family Programs (NSOFP), Rutgers University Police Department (RUPD), Rutgers University Emergency Services (RUES), Departments of Transportation Services (DOTS), Major Events & Programs (MEAP), Rutgers University Programming Association (RUPA), Violence Prevention and Victim Assistance (VPVA), Health Outreach, Promotion & Education (HOPE), and Dean of Students (DOS).

Day 1

8:30-9:30AM
New Student Check-In
Livingston B Apartments

9:30-10:20AM
Small Group Meeting #1
Livingston Campus/Livingston Hall

10:25-10:50AM
University Welcome
Livingston Hall
Presented by: RUSA and NSOFP

10:55-11:40AM
Intro to Rutgers and University Community
Breakout Rooms
Presented by: NSOFP

11:45AM-1:15PM
Lunch/Resource Fair
Carr Library

1:20-1:40PM
Parking and Uniformed Services
Livingston Hall
Presented by: RUPD, RUES, DOTS

1:45-2:15PM
Bus Dismissal
Livingston Hall
Presented by: NSOFP

2:30-5:15PM
Campus Tours
All Campuses
Presented by: NSOFP

5:30-6:20PM
Dinner
Livingston Dining Commons

6:30-7:30PM
Game Show
Livingston Hall
Presented by: NSOFP

7:30-7:50PM
Get Involved Presentation
Livingston Hall
Presented by: MEAP

7:55-8:55PM
Meal Packaging/Opportunities Fair
Livingston Student Center Food Court/Concourse
Presented by: RUPA, NSOFP, Campus Partners

8:55-10:15PM
Social
Livingston B Apartments
Presented by: RUPA

10:15-11:15PM
Late Night Programming
Livingston B Apartments
Presented by: NSOFP

Day 2

8:00-9:00AM
Breakfast/ Small Group Meeting #2
Livingston Dining Commons
Presented by: NSOFP

9:05-9:35AM
Living On Campus/Living Off Campus
Livingston Hall
Presented by: Residence Life & Commuter Life

9:40AM-10:10AM
Your Campus, Your Community
Livingston Hall
Presented by: NSOFP

10:15-11:20AM
Language Matters
Breakout Rooms
Presented by: NSOFP

11:25-11:40AM
Small Group Meeting #3
Livingston Student Center
Presented by: NSOFP

11:45-12:45PM
Lunch
Livingston Dining Commons

12:50-2:10PM
SCREAM Theater
Livingston Hall
Presented by: VPVA

2:15-2:40PM
Small Group Meeting #4
Livingston Student Center
Presented by: NSOFP

2:45-3:25PM
Health and Wellness
Livingston Hall
Presented by: HOPE

3:30-4:15PM
Breakouts/Academic Priority Sessions
LSC 201- Leadership
LSC 202- Wellness
Gathering Lounge- Expository Writing
CLC- Music at Rutgers
Coffeehouse- Career Services
MPR- School of Engineering
Tillett Hall 105- School of Nursing
Livingston Dining Room ABC (second floor) – Greek Life
Presented by: Leadership, Wellness, Expository Writing, Music at Rutgers, Career Services, Greek Life

4:20-4:35PM
Small Group Meeting #5
Livingston Student Center
Presented by: NSOFP

4:40-5:10PM
So You Think You Can Save
Livingston Hall
Presented by: NSOFP

5:10-5:35PM
Closing Ceremony
Livingston Hall
Presented by: NSOFP, DOS

Breakout Session Descriptions (Day 2)

Music at Rutgers – CLC
Hundreds of students who are NOT music majors perform in the world class ensembles led by faculty of the Mason Gross School of the Arts – all of our ensembles are open to non majors and majors alike. Come hear faculty and students from the music department at Rutgers University describe the opportunities and the process for participation at this exciting breakout session on Music at Rutgers University.

Expos and Beyond: An Insider’s Guide to the Rutgers Writing Requirements – Gathering Lounge
A Writing Program director helps to prepare you for Expository Writing and explains the other writing requirements students will face at Rutgers.

You Get the Job, We’ll Help you Be Good At It: Exploring Leadership at Rutgers – LSC 201
Experience how the Department of Leadership & Experiential Learning can help develop both personal and professional skills that will transform your leadership style, cultivate confidence and self-awareness, and take your resume to the next level.

Fraternity and Sorority Life at Rutgers – Livingston Dining Room ABC
Want to learn more about fraternity and sorority life at RU? Join us to learn about our fraternity and sorority community, identify criteria to consider as you research our chapters and get a general overview of our fall and spring recruitment events.

Discover Your Purpose: Choosing a Major & Career That Works For You – Coffeehouse
Already know what you want to major in and what career you want to pursue? Maybe you’re still deciding what your academic and career plan will be? Either way, University Career Services can help you find a meaningful and fulfilling career and guide you in the process of designing your career path, but only if you start engaging with us in your first year. Come learn how!

Academic Success through Sports and Fitness – LSC 202
Studies have shown there are countless health benefits brought on by physical activity – be it devotion to a sport club, playing intramurals, participating in fitness classes or outdoor recreation, a trip to the gym, or simply a daily walk around campus. When we take care of our bodies, our minds follow, allowing us to be the best we can be. So stop by and learn more about your Recreation department.