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Undergraduate New Student Welcome Programs

MOSAIC Experience Defined Communities New Student Orientation


MOSAIC Experience


Monday August 19th Schedule of Events Time

Location

Schedule

10:00 am-1:00 pm

Individual Residence Halls

10:00 am-12:30 pm

LaCava—EDR

12:30 pm-1:30 pm

LaCava—EDR

1:45 pm-2:45 pm

LaCava—EDR

Parent/Family Panel Session

1:45 pm-2:45 pm

Greenspace

Student Larger Group Icebreaker

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Various Locations

4:00 pm-5:30 pm

On Your Own

5:30 pm-6:30 pm

921

6:30 pm- 8:30 pm

Jennison

Real Talk

Location

Schedule

8:00 am-9:00 am

921

Breakfast

9:00 am-12:00 pm

LaCava—EDR

12:00 pm-1:00 pm

921

Residential Student Move-In MOSAIC Program Check-In *Commuters at 11:45 am Welcome Lunch MOSAIC Introduction and MCC Introduction

Small Group Breakout Icebreaker, FAQ’s, Top 10

Free Time Dinner

Tuesday August 20th Schedule of Events Time

Workshops Lunch

MOSAIC EXPERIENCE


Tuesday August 20th Schedule of Events (continued) Time

Location

Schedule

1:15 pm-2:00 pm

LaCava

2:00 pm-3:00 pm

LaCava—EDR

3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Jennison

5:00 pm-6:00 pm

921

6:30 pm-9:30 pm

LaCava—EDR

10:00 pm-12:00 am

Support Networks Faculty & Staff Coffee Break Small Group Debrief/Real Talk Dinner

Student Center, Backbay Rooms

Michael Miller Rep Your Flag Party

Wednesday August 21st Schedule of Events Time

Location

Schedule

7:30 am-8:15 am

921

Breakfast

9:00 am-11:00 am

LaCava--EDR

Latonia Francois (Let’s Write Life)

11:00 am-11:30 am

LaCava 325

Reflection and Closing (Cupcake Toast)

11:30 am

Group Photo

12:00 pm-2:00 pm

Student Center

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Arena

Lunch and Vendor Fair Join us at the 921 (Main Dining Hall in the Student Center) Convocation Students join Orientation Program

MOSAIC EXPERIENCE


Defined Communities


August 20, 2019

Tuesday

Move-In |1:00pm-3:00pm | Miller & Slade Welcome to campus! Professional movers will assist you with heavier items to move into your new space.

Family Reception | 2:45pm-4:00pm | Student Center Living Room Join us for hors d'oeuvres while mingling with staff and faculty.

Floor Dinners w/ your RA | 5:00pm | Meet on your Floor Wrap up time with family over dinner in Waltham or join your RA for a floor dinner. (Optional)

Creating Connections | 6:30pm-9:30pm | Meet on your Floor Get to know your new community members and begin making the most of your time at Bentley with the help of leadership expert, Michael Miller.

Student Center Social | 10:00pm | Backbays Enjoy music, food, and novelties in partnership with the MOSAIC program!

Wednesday Breakfast | 8:00am-9:00am | 921 in the Student Center Enjoy breakfast with your RA starting at 8:00am.

Floor Goal Setting | 9:00am-11:00am | Meet on your Floor Work with your floor to map out your semester!

Lunch | 11:30am-2:00pm | 921 in the Student Center Enjoy lunch in the 921 before the kickoff to New Student Orientation!

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New Student Orientation


Wednesday August 21st Schedule of Events Time 8:00 am-2:00 pm

Location

Schedule

Individual Residential Student Move-In Residence Halls

8:30 am-2:00 pm

Student Center

8:30 am-2:30 pm

Student Center

Health Immunization Clinic

11:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Center

Commuter Student Check-In

11:00 am-2:00 pm

Student Center

Lunch and Vendor Fair Join us at the 921 (Main Dining Hall in the Student Center)

3:00 pm-4:00 pm

Arena

4:30 pm-5:15 pm

Dana Center

5:15 pm-7:00 pm

921

6:30 pm- 7:30 pm

Student Center

7:15 pm-8:45 pm

Various Locations

9:00 pm

Greenspace

International Student Immigration Registration Residential Students Check in at Residence Halls First

Convocation

Orientation Group Welcome

Student BBQ

Commuter Student Meeting Residential Student Building Meetings/ Floor Meetings Screen on the Green

Forgot any essentials? There is a shuttle to a Target store leaving at 9:30 pm from the Collins bus stop.

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION


Thursday August 22nd Schedule of Events Time 7:00 am-8:30 am

Location

Schedule

921

Breakfast

7:30 am-8:00 am

Various locations

8:45 am

Athletic Fields

9:30 am-11:30 am

Arena

Wellness Opportunities Early Morning Yoga: Backbay Rooms (Student Center) Walk/Run: Meet at the Track (Lower Campus) Meet Your Orientation Group The Piece Project Lunch Rotations Groups 1-20: Lunch—12:30-1:15 Groups 21-40: Lunch—11:45-12:30 Groups 41-60 : Lunch 1:15-2:00

11:45 am-2:00 pm

Classrooms & 921

1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Student Center

Our Community Connections Rotations with Orientation Groups

4:15 pm-5:30 pm

Backbay Rooms

International Student Visa Session (Mandatory for F-1 students) You will attend dinner after this session

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

921

7:15 pm

Arena

9:30 pm

Lower Greenspace

Dinner Groups 21-40, 5:00 pm-5:40 pm Groups 1-20, 5:40 pm- 6:20 pm Groups 41-60, 6:20 pm-7:00 pm Lowering Our Shields S’mores and Chill

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION


Friday August 23rd Schedule of Events Time 7:00 am-8:30 am

Location

Schedule 921

7:30 am-8:00 am

Various locations

8:45 am

Various Locations

9:30 am-10:30 am

Arena

10:00 am-11:30 am

Backbay Rooms

11:00 am & 12:15 pm

Various Locations

11:00 am-2:00 pm

921

11:30 am-1:00 pm

AAC 161

1:00 pm-4:00 pm

Various Locations

4:15 pm-5:15 pm

Backbay Rooms

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

921

5:00 pm-6:30 pm

LaCava Tent

7:00 pm & 8:00 pm 9:00 pm

Koumantzelis Student Center

Breakfast Wellness Opportunities Meditation: Sacred Space (Student Center) Walk/Run: Meet at the Track Orientation Group Meeting Faculty Short Stories Exchange Student Visa Session Academic Overview (Rotation with Orientation Groups) Lunch (Rotation with Orientation Groups) Exchange Student Advising Hours (Optional) Academic Resources Expo Healthy Relationships (Transfer & Exchange students ) Dinner (Rotation with Orientation Groups)

Honors Program Dinner Community Expectations (Rotation with Orientation Groups) Falcons After Dark

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION


Saturday August 24th Schedule of Events Time

Location

8:00 am-9:00 am

Various locations

9:00 am-9:50 am

921

Schedule Wellness Opportunities Meditative Nature Walk: Meet at Sacred Space

Continental Breakfast

10:00 am-10:20 am

Arena

Welcome from our Dean of Students

10:30 am-11:30 am

Arena

Ed Gerety

11:45 am-1:00 pm

Various Locations

Playfair and Lunch & Learn about Getting Involved Playfair: Groups 1-27 (Greenspace) Lunch: Groups 28-60 (Student Center, 921) Playfair and Lunch & Learn about Getting Involved Playfair: Groups 28-57 (Greenspace) Lunch: Groups 1-27 (Student Center, 921)

1:15 pm-2:30 pm

Various Locations

1:30 pm-6:00 pm

Collins Hall

Exchange Student Excursion *Pick up bus at Collins Hall

2:45 pm-4:00 pm

Greenspace

Games on the Green

4:30 pm-8:00 pm

Various Locations

Speak About It/ Dinner (Rotation with Orientation Groups)

8:00 pm-9:00 pm

Various Locations

Real Talk

9:00 pm

Greenspace

Bentley Fest

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION


Sunday August 25th Schedule of Events Time

Location

9:00 am

921

9:00 am-3:00 pm

Wilder Pavilion 921

11:00 am- 2:00 pm

Schedule Continental Breakfast Deans’ Case Competition Brunch

Optional Activities 11:00 am-4:00 pm

Various Locations

12:00 pm

Various Locations

2:30 pm

Wilder Pavilion

3:00 pm

Harry’s Pub

5:00 pm-7:00 pm

921

Volleyball: Forest/Kresge Volleyball Pit (12:00-2:00 pm) “Craft”ernoon Project: Harry’s Pub (12:30-2:30 pm) Basketball: Copley North Basketball Court (1:30-3:30 pm) Pool/Ping Pong: Student Center, Living Room (2:00-4:00 pm)

Explore our local community! Use the Waverly Express, download the app for the schedule

Deans’ Case Competition Final Presentations All community members invited

Giving Back: Community Service at Bentley Dinner

Please note that the Spiritual Life Team will be hosting the following services: August 25

August 28

Catholic Mass 7 pm

Mindfulness Meditation 2 pm

August 30 Muslim Jum’ah Prayer 1pm

September 5 Hillel Meeting 6:30 pm

For more information, check the Bentley website.

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION


Undergraduate New Student Welcome Programs | August 2019  

This is a compilation of all the Undergraduate New Student Programs for August 2019 at Bentley University. Any questions please email ga_ori...

Undergraduate New Student Welcome Programs | August 2019  

This is a compilation of all the Undergraduate New Student Programs for August 2019 at Bentley University. Any questions please email ga_ori...