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Orientation Information

Transfer Orientation Information

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

4 - 8 p.m. | Campus Center

Fish eye view of Orientation

Welcome to Orientation at Fisher!

Saturday, September 3 - Tuesday, September 6

Fisher's Orientation program is designed to help you make a smooth transition to college. You'll learn about campus life, student activities, academic expectations, campus facilities and support services, and make lots of new friends!

In short, Orientation is the most significant community-building activity you can take part in at Fisher. Current Fisher students serve as "Orientation Leaders" and are anxious to meet you.

Orientation is required for all new full-time Fisher students, both commuters and residents. It's a fun-filled time for you to become acquainted with the College and to take part in activities with your new classmates, many of whom will become your friends for life.

Schedule for Freshman Orientation

Check out the Orientation Schedule to get a feel for what we have planned for your first few days at Fisher!

Transfer Orientation

Transfer students, we have lots of fun for you too! Check out the Orientation Information for Transfer Students page for details.

Typical Orientation Events

Events during our fall Orientation include:

  • Social activities to help you make new friends
  • Orientation sessions to familiarize you with campus resources
  • Family picnic
  • Matriculation Ceremony
  • Much more!

A Look Back at Orientation 2015

Orientation 2015 was a huge success! Check out what it was like through our Flickr photo album!

Meet Your Student Orientation Coordinators

Kyle Cataldo

Kyle Cataldo

Major: Media Management and Digital Cultures/Technologies
Hometown: North Collins, NY

Why you choose Fisher?
Welcoming community feeling, and small personal classroom sizes.

Favorite Fisher memory?
The day I realized my roommate is just as big a nerd as I am. I was super nervous that I would be the nerdy one and he would be a jock until he asked me if I liked Pokemon. I told him not only do I like it, but I still play it! We ended up having a lengthy conversation about video-games, superheroes, and tv shows. We’ve been roomies ever since then, and can’t wait to live with him post graduation.

What do you love about orientation?
Getting to know freshmen and making them feel welcome. I still love to keep in touch with a few of my freshmen to hear how they’re doing, what they’ve gotten involved with on campus, and life in general!

What should freshman expect?
A lot of fun, valuable information, corny jokes, and a passion for Buffalo Sports

One random fact about yourself:
One life goal of mine is to own my own used book store

Also, my twitter handle is @kyle_cataldo22                

Favorite thing to do in Rochester: Stay up late with friends and go grab a garbage plate! Nothing says college better than eating greasy food with awesome friends at an obscene hour of the night.

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