The Masses Arrive Aug. 29: New Freshmen Call Campus "Home"
Aug. 25, 2002 by Silandara Bartlett Follow RITNEWS on Twitter
More than 2,400 first-year students
will converge at Rochester Institute of
Technology to begin their welcome
week of orientation, Thursday, Aug.
29, and Friday, Aug. 30. Classes
begin Sept. 5.
Move-in week presents great photo
opportunities, open to the media
Featured move-in/orientation events
Freshman move-in, 9 a.m. to 4
p.m., Thursday, Aug. 29, and Friday,
Aug. 30: best locations are outside
Nathaniel Rochester Hall; Baker,
Colby, Gleason Quad; Ellingson,
Peterson, Bell Quad; or Sol
Student team-building exercises,
7:30 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 31, Clark
Vegas night, 7 p.m. to midnight,
Tuesday, Sept. 3, SAU cafeteria.
Convocation for New Students, 3
p.m., Wednesday, Sept. 4, Clark
Gymnasium, featuring keynote
speaker Dr. Samuel Betances.
MEDIA NOTE: For more information
on move-in and orientation and for
interviews, contact Silandara Bartlett
at 475-4948. Robin Diana,
coordinator of RIT's Student
Orientation program also heads up
RIT’s First-Year Enrichment
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