Preliminary Orientation Schedule for Friday, August 28
Arrive on Campus
Report to The Quad (Rain Site: Bristol Field House)
To facilitate smooth check-in and shorter lines under the Matriculation Tent, Hobart and William Smith strongly recommend that all families arrive during the following staggered check-in hours:
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.: Third and Fourth Floor Residents
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.: Second Floor Residents
10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.: Pond-View, Garden-Level and First Floor Residents
Check In and Matriculation
The Quad (Rain Site: Bristol Field House)
Check in with our friendly student staffers. Shake hands with President Mark D. Gearan on the Coxe Hall steps, the same steps you'll walk across when you graduate. Pick up your Orientation materials and residence hall room key under the big tent on the Quad.
Assigned Residence Halls
Meet your roommate and check out your new home. Look for Orientation staff to help you move in and IT Services staff to help you connect to the HWS network.
Complimentary On-Campus Lunch
Scandling Campus Center
From 11:30 a.m. through 2 p.m., enjoy a “grab and go” boxed lunch at the Scandling
Campus Center Café or a sit-down lunch in Saga Dining Hall with your family. A vegetarian option will be available at both locations as well as at the Abbe Center for Jewish Life, 764 South Main Street. If time permits, families are welcome to travel off-campus to enjoy lunch at one of our beautiful downtown Geneva restaurants.
Meet Your Orientation Mentors
William Smith Green (Rain site: Bristol Gym or Winn-Seeley Gym)
At 2 p.m., while your parents learn more about HWS, you'll find your Orientation Group (your number is printed on your folder) and meet your Orientation Mentors. They’ll be your guides throughout the weekend.
A completed, up-to-date version of this schedule – including the itinerary for Saturday and Sunday – will be available when you arrive on campus. If you have any questions, contact (315) 781-3041.