Orientation Information for Transfer Students

Each year approximately one-third of Fisher's new students are transfers.

Orientation for all transfer students will take place on Monday, September 1st. Check in begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Cleary Auditorium.

Join us for an informative afternoon of sessions from academics to campus safety to exploring all the opportunities here at Fisher.

Transfer Orientation Schedule

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Residential Students



3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Residential Transfer Students Move-in

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Residential Meeting

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


7:00 p.m.

SAB Presents: Hypnotist Eric Mina

9:00 p.m.

Get Involved Event!

Monday, September 1, 2014

All Transfer Students (beginning at 12:30 p.m.)



8:00 a.m.

Residential Student Breakfast

9:00 a.m. - Noon

Residential Student Events

  • Meal Plans
  • Roommates
  • Your First Year @ Fisher, #FisherCares

11:30 a.m.

Residential Student Lunch

12:30 p.m.


1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.


  • The Academic Experience
  • Safety on Campus

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Choose Your Adventure

Each 30 minute session is offered at 3:00 p.m., 3:45 p.m., and 4:30 p.m. - pick your order!

  • Campus Resource Fair, Campus Center
  • Discover the Library, Lavery Library
  • Computer Class, K-054
  • Campus Tour, leave from Cleary Auditorium every half hour

5:00 p.m.

Campus Carnival Picnic

Transfer Student Reminders

Residential Students

  • Residence hall check in and roommate information will be sent to your SJFC email.
  • Questions regarding housing should be directed to the Office of Residential Life at (585) 385-8281 or reslife@sjfc.edu.


  • MySJFC allows for single sign-on for many of Fisher's online services including Blackboard, Gmail, Atomic Learning, and more.
  • Access MySJFC at http://my.sjfc.edu

Immunizations, Health Insurance Waiver & Physical

  • For questions about immunizations, health insurance, or your health history form, please contact the Health & Wellness Center at healthcenter@sjfc.edu or (585) 385-8280.

Billing and Financial Aid

  • Questions regarding your bill, payments, or payment options may be directed to the Bursar's office at (585) 385-8061 or bursar@sjfc.edu.
  • Your current bill is accessible online 24/7 through your Fish 'R' Net account.
  • Questions regarding the status of loans and scholarships/grants should be directed to the Financial Aid Office at (585) 385-8042 or finaid@sjfc.edu.

I.D. Card and Parking

  • Your I.D. card and parking permit will be available at Safety and Security located in Haffey Hall.
  • All vehicles using College parking facilities must be registered with Safety and Security.
  • Parking permits are available on the Safety and Security website.

Meal Plans

  • Questions regarding meal plans, dining locations, and hours of operation may be found on the Dining Services web page.


  • It's easy to view the textbooks required for each of your courses and order them right online. Follow the instructions on the Ordering Textbooks Online page and your books will be waiting for you at Orientation!

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