(Session for transfers beginning Fall 2013)
Invitations will be mailed beginning in late July.
Transfer students should meet with their academic advisor and schedule for classes before attending this one-day program.
Students living in an on-campus residence hall can move-in on Thursday (day prior to program) between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Please use the following guide in your arrival plans for all halls:
Last name begins with. . .
A - I: 10 - 11 a.m. or 1 - 2 p.m.
J - R: 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. or 2 - 3 p.m.
S - Z: 12 - 1 p.m. or 3 - 4 p.m.
Residence life questions should be directed to the Office of Housing at (724) 738 - 2082.
Why attend Orientation?
Learn about important transitional resources and career planning tools (transfers)
Become familiar with the FYRST program and its services(freshmen)
Meet and interact with current students
Explore SRU campus and community offices and organizations
Get the scoop on ROCKmail, Desire2Learn, MySRU Portal, H and I drives, veterans benefits, commuting and more
Orientation For Your Family
Families play a crucial role in the adjustment and success of college students. We encourage you to invite your parents/spouse to attend this program with you. This program has been designed to help families become familiar with Slippery Rock University and the many opportunities and services available for students.
All offices will be open from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. for you to complete any unfinished University business.