Centenary University Alert

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 29TH

NEW RESIDENTS MOVE IN
Welcome to your new home! Please bring your belongings during your assigned time slot. Contact The Office of Residence Life with any questions (908) 852-1400 ext. 3950 or residencelife@centenaryuniversity.edu.

After moving in, each new resident and 2 guests are invited to enjoy a meal from the Lackland Cafeteria.

10:00am – 3:00pm  Campus Store open for your convenience or visit the online bookstore any time
10:00am – 6:00pm Meet us on the front lawn to get to know some of your new classmates and participate in activities, or head to the blue tent in the Quad to grab a “Take and Make” item if you’d prefer!
7:30pm Hall Meetings – Keep an eye on your Centenary email as Resident Assistants (RAs) will email a virtual link for your hall meeting to meet your new neighbors!
8:30pm – 11:30pm    Meet us in the Quad for a Welcome Home Kickback!

Students should make time to visit the New Student Virtual Orientation Page that will be sent to your Centenary University email

SUNDAY AUGUST 30TH

HYBRID ORIENTATION
Our cyclones are welcome to experience orientation in the way that feels most comfortable. This goes for our commuters, residents & transfer students! We have options for those who wish to come to campus and those who wish to remain virtual.

All students should check their email to be directed to the New Student Virtual Orientation Page of Centenary’s website. The page will be available all weekend and has many helpful resources and links to virtual office hours for questions.

Students physically attending orientation on campus should be sure to wear a mask and bring a laptop! Masks are required at all in person events.

Print the Orientation Schedule!

7:30am – 10:00am Equine Fitness Tests on the Turf Field, contact laura.marcelli@centenaryuniversity.edu to sign up for your time slot.
8:00am – 11:00am Breakfast at Lackland Cafeteria – Register
9:00am Yoga on the Lawn – Bring your own mat or borrow a clean one from us to enjoy a beautiful morning practice – Register
9:00am Virtual Yoga – Join us live on Instagram @Cent_lifeRegister
9:45am Vans depart campus from the Ferry Building to the Barn
10:00am Equine Orientation at the Barn – for Equine Students who have not attended an orientation session on a previous date
10:00am  Virtual Veteran Services Information Session – All incoming veteran/veteran dependent students will receive a link from the Director of Veteran Services to familiarize themselves with VA regulations and to learn about available services and resources.
10:00am – 1:30pm Meet us on the front lawn to get to know some of your new classmates and participate in activities, or head to the blue tent in the Quad to grab a “Take and Make” item if you’d prefer!
10:00am – 3:00pm Campus Store open for your convenience or visit the online bookstore any time
10:00am – 6:00pm Links available to Virtual Office Hours on New Student Virtual Orientation Page
11:30am – 1:30pm Stop by the Quad to get your parking permit and have our First Year Leaders show you where your classes are! – Register
11:30am – 2:30pm  Lunch at Lackland Cafeteria – Register
1:30pm Meet your classmates! On ground students will get a taste of the socially distanced classroom experience and everyone will take part in Centenary University Convocation to celebrate the start of a new academic year! All students should look for an email from your First Year Leaders. This email will explain where to meet at 1:30 pm and provide a link for virtual learners. Commuters will have their ID cards handed out at this session.
3:00pm Diversity & Inclusion with Marquis Chandler, Ph.D, Centenary Class of 2011 – All students will be emailed with a link to participate in this interactive and mandatory session (please be sure to have laptop access) – Register
4:00pm Cyclone Scavenger Hunt – In Person and Virtual! Check your email for information from your friends in Student Activities – Register
4:30pm – 7:30pm Dinner at Lackland Cafeteria – Register
5:00pm Transfer Student Meet and Greet outside of the Cafeteria – Register
9:00pm DONUT Stress – Join us on the Gymnasium Porch for food and fun – Register
9:00pm  Virtual Game Night with the FYLs – Check your email for a link from your friends in Student Activities! – Register
MONDAY, AUGUST 31ST

FIRST DAY OF CLASSES

Good Luck Cyclones! Don’t forget to stay in touch with our social media channels for upcoming events and activities.

Stay involved all year long by checking your email, following us on Instagram @cent_life or go to CentenaryUniversity.edu for upcoming events!

Any questions at all? Email or call us in Student Life, (908) 852-1400 ext. 4291 or studentlife@centenaryuniversity.edu