August Orientation

2019 Opening Day: August 24

Orientation activities begin after dinner on Opening Day through Tuesday evening.  Students will participate in a small group of 10-15 students.  The goal of the OGroup is to educate incoming students about the RC Community and to help students understand how they can find a place here and meaninfully contribute to this community.  Each OGroup is lead by an OMentor, Peer Mentor, and an Orientation Leader.  OMentors are faculty or staff.  Peer Mentors are upperclass students that remain with the group through the entire semester.  OLeaders  are upperclass students that busily guide students around and answer all questions over the first several days.

Opening Day Flier Emailed to Students & Family

Meals are available on-campus on Opening Day. 

  • Meals for New Maroons & 6 yrs old and under are FREE!
  • Meal tickets can be purchased online at a reduced rate until Thursday, August 22nd at 5pm. Or purchased Colket Information Desk or Commons throughout Opening Day.
  • Lunch Open (optional), Sutton Commons, 11:30-2pm
    Cost $10 or $9 prepay online
  • Picnic Dinner (encouraged), Back Quad, 5-6pm
    Cost $12 or $11 prepay online

Opening Day PrePay Meal Option

Opening Day Move-In Diagram

Entire PowerPoint from Opening Day Session at SIM