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Orientation Session Schedule

Orientation is required for all SUNY Cobleskill new students.

The schedule below is for the Overnight Orientation Session, The Family | Support Person | Parent Orientation Session that will be occuring on August 1-2.

Refunds for cancellation will only be considered for families that notify the Office of Orientation seven days prior to the program date. Please contact us at Orientation@Cobleskill.edu

Day 1

10:00am-11:00am

Registration Check-in and Coby Coffee Hour 

Registration, Check-in to your room, and Meet your Orientation Leader 

Location: Bouck Ballroom

11:00am-11:45am

Meeting with Orientation Leader in your Living Area

Meet other new students & your Orientation Leader while reviewing the schedule & getting ready to LOVE Coby! 

Presenters: Orientation Leaders

Location: Residence Hall

 11:45am-12:30pm

Lunch with Orientation Leaders & Orientation Team

Head on over to Orientation Lunch with your Orientation Leaders & other new students on your team. 

Location: Champlin Dining Hall

12:45pm-1:00pm

A Coby Welcome 

Welcome to SUNY Cobleskill | Meet Members of the Senior Leadership Team!

Location: Bouck Theater

1:00pm-1:30pm

"Where's Your Orange?" Meet ALL of the Orientation Leaders &  kick off Orientation with some Coby Spirit!

Presenters: Orientation Leaders

Location: Bouck Theater

1:30pm - 2:15pm

Academic Success

Presenters: Esteemed SUNY Cobleskill Faculty & Academic Affairs Staff 

Location: Bouck Theater

2:15pm - 2:45pm

Wellbeing & Homesickness

Presenters: Wellness Center Staff

Location:  Bouck Theater 

2:45pm-3:00pm

Unity Center Presentation | Multicultural Affairs 

Find out more about the Unity Center, Community Engagement & Greek Life at SUNY Cobleskill!

Presenters: D'Andre Miller, MBA, Director, Multicultural Affairs & Micheal Lee-Edwards, Intern, Unity Center

Location: Bouck Theater

3:00pm-5:00pm

Academic Affairs Roundtable Sessions  

Join Academic Affairs Staff & Faculty in small groups to discuss your academic pathway, learn more about your academic pathway and identify strategies for academic success.

Presenters: Academic Affairs Staff   

Location: Various Computer Labs  

5:00pm-6:30pm

New Student Dinner 

Head on over to dinner with Orientation Leaders and your Orientation Team! 

Location: Champlin Hall

6:30pm - 8:00pm

Coby Games 

Orientation Leaders will teach new students some games and get ready for a night of Coby Fun!


Presenters: Orientation Leaders             

Location: Around Campus 

8:00pm-12:00am

Evening Fun with Orientation Staff & New Students!

More information to come! 

Presenters: Orientation Staff               

Location: Around Campus 

10:00pm - 12:00am 

Bonfire, Music & S'MORE fun with Orientation | Fake Field 

Meet new people, have some S'MORE fun & have a late night snack! 

Presenters: Orientation Leaders 

Location: Fake Field

Day 2

7:30am-8:00am

Morning Walk with Coby Staff (OPTIONAL)

Join us as we explore campus!       

Presenters: SUNY Cobleskill Staff 

Location: Meet in front of Wieting & Vroman

7:30am - 9:00am

Breakfast 

Be sure to meet your Orientation Leader & walk over to Breakfast together

Presenters: Orientation Leaders   

Location: Champlin Dining Hall

9:00am - 10:00am

Paying for College | Combined Session with Family |Support Person | Parent Orientation Session | 

Have an important conversation with Student Financial Services about Financial Aid, Paying your Bill and MORE!

Presenters: Student Financial Services 

Location: Bouck Theater

10:00am - 11:00am

We Love Our Students | Student Development | Combined Session with Family |Support Person | Parent Orientation Session | 

Join an important conversation with Student Development about resources at SUNY Cobleskill. 

Presenters: Dr. Anne Hopkins Gross, Vice President for Student Development, Wellness Center Staff, Residential Life Staff & University Police Department (UPD)

Location: Bouck Theater

11:00am - 11:20am

Office of Student Leadership and Orientation | Getting Involved On Campus 

Presenter: Mary McCarthy, MA. Director, Office of Student Leadership & Orientation 

Location: Bouck Theater

11:20am - 12:00pm

A Day In The Life at Coby | Ask Anything with the Orientation Leaders

Speak with your Orientation Leaders & Ask anything you wish about Cobleskill!

Presenters: Orientation Leaders

Location: Bouck Theater

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch 

Make sure to sit with your Orientation Leader & your Orientation Team!

Location: Champlin Dining Hall 

1:30pm 

A Coby Goodbye! Check Out of your Residence Halls

Make sure to turn in your keys & say goodbye to your Orientation Leader!

Have Questions?

Email Orientation@cobleskill.edu  | See your Orientation Leader

Students can schedule appointments with Financial Services by clicking the links below:

Financial Services: Click here to schedule an appointment!

Day 1

Note: This session runs concurrent with the Overnight Student Orientation Session. These sessions will not happen at the 1-day summer sessions on Tuesday, July 19 and Wednesday, July 20 (Summer 2022).

10:00am- 11:00am 

Registration Check-in and Coby Coffee Hour 

Join the SUNY Cobleskill Staff & Faculty for coffee while your student checks into their residence hall for student orientation

Location:  Bouck Ballroom

11:00am - 11:30am

Family | Support Person | Parent Orientation Session Check-in | Alumni Commons

Head on over to Alumni Commons to check-in to your assignment, if you are staying on campus. 

Staying off campus? Take a walk around campus with Admissions Staff and check out SUNY Cobleskill in the summer. This quick walking tour will end at 11:30am for lunch. 

Location: Tours will leave from Bouck Ballroom

11:30am - 12:30pm

Lunch

Alumni Relations Staff, Academic Affairs Staff and Student Development Staff will be there to answer questions about student support resources and to mingle during this welcome BBQ Luncheon. 

Location:  Champlin Hall

12:30pm - 2:00pm

Downtown Cobleskill Bus Tours with Admissions Team

Take a tour of downtown, stop by a few local shops & Explore Cobleskill & take a tour of campus! 

Presenters: Admissions Staff 

Location: Tours will leave from Knapp Circle 

2:00pm - 2:15pm 

A Coby Family Welcome! 

Presenters: Senior Administration

Location: Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Room 101

2:15pm-2:30pm

Office of Student Leadership | Getting Involved at Coby

Presenters: Mary McCarthy, MA, Director, Office of Student Leadership & Orientation 

Location: Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Room 101

2:30pm - 3:45pm

Academic Success 

Presenters: Esteemed SUNY Cobleskill Faculty 

Location:  Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Room 101

3:45pm-4:15pm

Unity Center Presentation | Multicultural Affairs 

Find out more about the Unity Center, Community Engagement & Greek Life at SUNY Cobleskill!

Presenters: D'Andre Miller, MBA, Director, Multicultural Affairs  & Micheal Lee-Edwards, Intern, Unity Center

Location: Center for Agriculture and Natural Resources (CANR) Room 101

4:15pm-5:00pm

Break

5:00pm - 6:30pm

Dinner  

Location: Champlin Dining Hall

6:30pm-8:00pm

Time to Explore Cobleskill 

8:00pm - 10:00pm

 Family Social | Bonfire for all at the Family/Support Person/Parent Orientation Session 

Location:  Alumni Commons by the Adirondack Chairs


Day 2

7:30am - 8:00am 

Morning Walk with Coby Staff 

Join us as we explore campus!

Presenters: SUNY Cobleskill Staff   

Location:  Meet at Alumni Commons outside by the Adirondack Chairs                                                               

7:30am - 9:00am

Breakfast  

Be sure to meet your Orientation Leader & Walk over to Breakfast together

Presenters: Orientation Leaders 

Location:  Champlin Dining Hall

9:00am - 10:00am

Paying For College | Combined Session with Family |Support Person | Parent Orientation Session 

Have an important conversation with Student Financial Services about Financial Aid, Paying your Bill and MORE!

Presenters: Student Financial Services 

Location:  Bouck Theater

10:00am-11:00am

We Love Our Students | Student Development | Combined Session with Family |Support Person | Parent Orientation Session | 

Join an important conversation with Student Development about resources at SUNY Cobleskill. 

Presenters: Dr. Anne Hopkins Gross, Vice President for Student Development, Wellness Center Staff, Residential Life Staff & University Police Department (UPD)

 Location: Bouck Theater

11:00am - 12:00 pm 

Hot Topics in Higher Education

Presenter: Dr. Matt LaLonde, Assistant Vice President for Student Development 

Location:  Bouck Ballroom

12:00pm - 1:30pm

Lunch BBQ

Location:  Champlin Hall 

1:30pm

A Coby Goodbye

Please remember to bring your key to Alumni Commons Office on the way out. The Alumni Commons Office will be open until 2:30pm.

Campus Offices will be open until 4:00pm

Location:  Alumni Commons

Have Questions?

Families can schedule appointments with these departments by clicking the links below:

Financial Services: Click here to schedule an appointment!

 

Orientation is required for all SUNY Cobleskill new students.

The schedule below is for the One Day Sessions that will be hosted on July 19

Refunds for cancellation will only be considered for families that notify the Office of Orientation seven days prior to the program date. Please contact us at Orientation@Cobleskill.edu

 

July 19

8:30am-9:30am

Registration Check-in and Coby Coffee Hour 

Registration, Check-in to your room, and Meet your Orientation Leader 

Location: Bouck Ballroom

9:30am-10:00am

Meeting with Orientation Leader in your Living Area

Meet other new students & your Orientation Leader while reviewing the schedule & getting ready to LOVE Coby! 

Presenters: Orientation Leaders

Location: Lower Brickyard Point

 10:00am-11:15am

We Love Our Students (Division for Student Development)

Hosted by the Vice President for Student Development Dr. Anne Hopkins-Gross 

Departments Featured:

Vice President for Student Development 

Unity Center 

Residential Life 

Office for Student Leadership and Orientation

Wellness Center

University Police Department 

Location: Bouck Theater

11:15am-12:00pm

 

Paying for College with Student Financial Services 

Presenters: Financial Services Staff

Location:  Bouck Theater

 

12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch with Orientation Leaders & Orientation Team

Presenters: Orientation Leaders

Location: Champlin Hall 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Academics 101 

Meet Esteemed Faculty & Discuss Academics

Location: Bouck Theater

2:00pm-3:00pm

Academic Session with Advising Staff 

Presenters: Esteemed SUNY Cobleskill Faculty & Academic Affairs Staff 

Location: Meet at Bouck Theater & Head to Computer Labs

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Ask Anything Orientation Leader Edition

Speak with the Orientation Leaders, ask anything and get to know more about being a student at Coby!


Presenters: Orientation Leaders 

Location: Bouck Theater

3:00pm-4:00pm

Administrative Offices are open until 4:15pm

Stop by Financial Aid, Coby Card or Registrar's Office

 

Have Questions?

Email Orientation@cobleskill.edu  | See your Orientation Leader

Students can schedule appointments with Financial Services by clicking the links below:

Financial Services: Click here to schedule an appointment!

July 20

8:30am-9:30am

Registration Check-in and Coby Coffee Hour 

Registration, Check-in to your room, and Meet your Orientation Leader 

Location: Bouck Ballroom

9:30am-10:00am

Meeting with Orientation Leader in your Living Area

Meet other new students & your Orientation Leader while reviewing the schedule & getting ready to LOVE Coby! 

Presenters: Orientation Leaders

Location: Lower Brickyard Point

 10:00am-11:15am

We Love Our Students (Division for Student Development)

Hosted by the Vice President for Student Development Dr. Anne Hopkins-Gross 

Departments Featured:

Vice President for Student Development 

Unity Center 

Residential Life 

Office for Student Leadership and Orientation

Wellness Center

University Police Department 

Location: Bouck Theater

11:15am-12:00pm

 

Paying for College with Student Financial Services 

Presenters: Financial Services Staff

Location:  Bouck Theater

 

12:00pm-1:00pm

Lunch with Orientation Leaders & Orientation Team

Presenters: Orientation Leaders

Location: Champlin Hall 

1:00pm-2:00pm

Academics 101 

Meet Esteemed Faculty & Discuss Academics

Location: Bouck Theater

2:00pm-3:00pm

Academic Session with Advising Staff 

Presenters: Esteemed SUNY Cobleskill Faculty & Academic Affairs Staff 

Location: Meet at Bouck Theater & Head to Computer Labs

3:00pm-4:00pm 

Ask Anything Orientation Leader Edition

Speak with the Orientation Leaders, ask anything and get to know more about being a student at Coby!


Presenters: Orientation Leaders 

Location: Bouck Theater

3:00pm-4:00pm

Administrative Offices are open until 4:15pm

Stop by Financial Aid, Coby Card or Registrar's Office

Have Questions?

Email Orientation@cobleskill.edu  | See your Orientation Leader

Students can schedule appointments with Financial Services by clicking the links below:

Financial Services: Click here to schedule an appointment!