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Fisher Family News - Freshman Edition - August 11, 2015

A Message from President Gerard J. Rooney

Rooney_Gerry.jpg Congratulations and welcome to the Fisher family! Your college search and selection process has concluded with the choice of St. John Fisher College, and we are anticipating your arrival in a few short weeks. We think you've made a great decision for your college years and look forward to partnering with you and your student in helping realize her/his goals and aspirations.
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What You Can Expect at 2015 Orientation

OrientationLogo1.jpg Orientation, scheduled for Saturday, September 5, marks the start of your student’s transition to St. John Fisher College. Our Orientation Program is designed to help students discover our campus, connect with their peers, and engage in the many opportunities the College has to offer.
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Join a Twitter Chat with President Rooney

Wonder what to expect when you arrive at Fisher? President Rooney will tell all in 140 characters!
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Financial Facts for First-year Students

The Offices of Financial Aid and Student Accounts share important information and deadlines for students.
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The First Six Weeks

Firstsixweeksphoto.jpg Transitioning to college can be difficult—not just for the student, but the entire family. Your student will go through many ups and downs during the first semester, and we want to help you be prepared for the phone calls, emails, and text messages you will undoubtedly receive over the next few months.
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From the Registrar’s Office

Is your health insurance provider looking for verification that your child is a full-time student? Is your freshman applying for a student credit card? Does your student have a scholarship that may require verification that they are matriculated? If you answered “yes” to those questions, then read on!
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A Message from SGA President Anthony Lee '17

Anthony-Lee.jpg On behalf of the Student Government Association, it is my pleasure to welcome you and your family to the Fisher family. Once freshmen step foot on campus, professors, administrators, faculty, staff, and of course, fellow students are here to ensure that your student has the best college experience.
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From the Office of Information Technology (OIT)

The Office of Information Technology is your one-stop shop for everything regarding email, network accounts, and computer labs. They can also troubleshoot network and internet connection problems, make computer recommendations, and offer free and discounted software, including Office 365.
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When WE Were Freshmen…(Advice Straight from the Orientation Team)

Fellowstudentsofferadvicephoto.jpg Some of the best advice for first-year students comes from current undergrads who remember well the hectic, nerve-wracking, and exciting experience of being a freshman. Here, three Orientation Team members share their advice for making the most of your first year at Fisher.
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You've Got Mail! (or sent it!)

One of the best things that can happen to a student during their early days at college is stopping by the mailroom to find a full mailbox waiting for them. Keep these tips in mind when sending mail and packages to your student.
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Tue., September 08
2015 Nametag Day

Tue., September 08
Matriculation Ceremony

Tue., September 22
2015 Involvement Fest

Thu., September 17
Alumni Weekend

Sat., September 26
2015 Courage Bowl to Benefit Camp Good Days and Special Times

Thu., October 08
Healthy Living Fair

Fri., October 16
Inauguration of Dr. Gerard J. Rooney as Seventh President of St. John Fisher College

Fri., October 23
2015 Family Weekend - Save the Date!

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