Activities and Organizations

New Student Orientation

Congratulations on your acceptance to Bloomfield College for the Fall 2014 semester! Your New Student Orientation will be four days of learning about BC, team building, community development, and fun! All freshmen first-year students and transfer students are required to attend Orientation (both residents and commuters).

If you have any questions regarding the Fall 2014 New Student Orientation program, please call the Center for Student Leadership and Engagement at 973-748-9000 ext. 1144 or email: Student_ Orientation@bloomfield.edu.

Check out the exciting schedule of events and activities for August 21-24!

THURSDAY,
AUGUST 21
All activities will take place from the
main tent on the Quad unless otherwise noted.

 
Campus Map
Time Activity Location
10am to 1pm Resident Student Check-In
1 to 3pm Commuter Student Check-In  
1 to 4pm College Information Fair  
3 to 6pm Welcome BBQ  
4:30 to 8pm Meet your Orientation Leaders, the NEW College Mascot & Special Guest Speaker Gian Paul Gonzalez  
8 to 9pm Mandatory Residence Hall Meetings Van Fossan Theatre
  Commuter Student Mix & Mingle Student Center,
Deacon's Den
9 to 11pm Ice Cream Social  
FRIDAY,
AUGUST 22
All activities will take place from the
main tent on the Quad unless otherwise noted.
 
Time Activity Location
8 to 10am Breakfast & Introduction to your Passport  
10 to 11:30am Freshmen Students Only: Summer Reading Discussion see print program
  Transfer Students Only: Meet the Deans Van Fossan Theatre
11:30am to 12:30pm Lunch with your Academic Division see print program
12:30 to 6:20pm Concurrent Sessions on Health and Wellness, Academic Life, Student Services, and Technology see print program
6:30 to 8:30pm Dinner & "How To Do the Impossible" with Guest Speaker
Dr. Robert Gilbert
 
9 to 11pm Connect the Chorus Game Show Van Fossan Theatre
SATURDAY,
AUGUST 23
All activities will take place from the
main tent on the Quad unless otherwise noted.
 
Time Activity Location
8 to 9am Breakfast  
9am to 4:30pm Day of Adventure Off Campus Stokes State Forest
5 to 6pm Dinner  
6 to 8pm VIP Night at Barnes & Noble Bookstore & Cafe
8 to 10pm Outdoor Movie Night  
SUNDAY,
AUGUST 23
All activities will take place from the
main tent on the Quad unless otherwise noted.
 
Time Activity Location
8 to 9am Breakfast  
9:15 to 11:30am Resident Students Only: Meet Your Academic Coaches Westminster Hall, Room 110
  Commuter Students Only: Student Services & Programs Van Fossan Theatre
11:30am to 1:30pm Closing Ceremony & Lunch  

If you haven't signed up for the Fall 2014 New Student Orientation program, time is running out!

Student Orientation
Parent Orientation