Move-In Day Schedule

Saturday, August 24, 2019

8 a.m.–12 Noon
New Student Housing Check-In & Move-In
Multipurpose Room, Gold Student Center

We are excited to welcome you to Pitzer! Check-in and pick up your ID card, which doubles as your room key (in all halls except Mead), and get set for a day of student bonding and important orientation information. After checking in, you can go to the residence halls where friendly RAs, mentors, and orientation programs assistants will be on hand to help you move into your new home.

Be sure to complete your Room Condition Report on “Pitzer Residence” online within three days of moving in. If you have any questions about this process, meet with the RA on your floor between 8 a.m.-12 noon.

8 a.m.–12 Noon
Orientation Adventure Check-In
Multipurpose Room, Gold Student Center

Come meet your Orientation Adventure leaders, confirm your medical information and sign any pertinent waivers for your specific trip. They will also have some new Pitzer swag for you.

8 a.m.–12 Noon
Orientation Adventure Personal Gear Checkout
Outdoor Gear Closet, Pitzer Road

Did you request to borrow a backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, or mess kit for your Orientation Adventure trip? If so, this is your chance to pick up your reserved items to bring back to your room. Your OA teams will be getting you ready for your trip this afternoon, so you want to make sure you have all the gear you need.

8 a.m.–12 Noon
Pitzer ReRoom Sale
East Mesa Parking Lot
After you finish moving your belongings in to your new home, make sure to check out the ReRoom Fall Sale in East Mesa parking lot! ReRoom is a campusbased studentled initiative that aims to promote a culture of sustainability through the collection and reuse of used items.

8 a.m.–Noon
Pitzer Mail Center Open
Atherton Hall 101
Come by to pick up any mail or packages that you had shipped to Pitzer in advance of your arrival to campus.

8 a.m.–1 p.m.
Claremont Connection ID Card Center Open
Honnold/Mudd Library, 1st Floor
If you did not send in a photo for your ID card and have a temporary ID card, visit the Claremont Colleges Services in order to get your new Pitzer ID card. You can also use the Connection during the school year to put money in your Claremont Cash Account, fax or copy documents, get a passport photo or get professional dry cleaning!

8 a.m.–12 Noon
Immunization Clinic
Student Health Services, Tranquada Center
If you haven’t completed your student health services forms, you need to attend to get immunizations.
Location: Tranquada Student Services Center, 757 College Way, Claremont, CA

Noon–12:45 p.m.
New Student Welcome Program
Benson Auditorium, Avery Hall
You have made it to Pitzer! Meet President Melvin L. Oliver and other senior administrators, as well as your Student Senate president and vice presidents.

12:45–2 p.m.
Lunch and Trip Meetings with OA Team
The Mounds (Pellissier Mall)
After the Student Welcome Program, find your Orientation Adventure trip leaders on the Mounds. Look for the large sign with your trip name on it. Your OA trip leaders will discuss specific details about your trip and introduce you to the students and student leaders on your particular adventure. Each OA group will take turns getting lunch.

For meeting details, visit New Student Orientation on the Attendify app.

1:45-3:15 p.m.
Insights into Life at Pitzer
Benson Auditorium, Avery Hall
Moderated by Vice President for Student Affairs Mike Segawa, this panel discussion will give you an overview of campus-based resources, including academic advising, student support services, global programs, and career services.

3-5 p.m.
Resources Fair
Multipurpose Room, Gold Student Center
Do you have questions? Visit the Pitzer Resources Fair and learn more about offerings and programs available for your student at Pitzer and around The Claremont Colleges.

4–5 p.m.
First-Generation Family Welcome Reception
Location TBD

Students and parents are invited to attend this session to learn about Pitzer’s FirstGen program, which supports students who are the first in their families to attend a four-year college.

5–6 p.m.
Family Farewell Dinner
The Mounds (Pellissier Mall)
Enjoy a dinner on the Mounds with your family. Then it’s time to say goodbye to your family as you get ready to embark on the next step of your Pitzer journey.

6:15–6:30 p.m.
Family Farewell
The Mounds (Pellissier Mall)
Say goodbye to your family as you get ready to embark on the next step of your Pitzer journey.

6:30–7:30 p.m.
Life in the ResHalls
Benson Auditorium
Students will hear about general rules for living in the residence halls. We’ll also cover safety on-campus, alcohol use, and how to live with a roommate.

7:30 p.m.
PAS/Transfer Community Expectations Meetings
This is a mandatory session for all new students.
Resident Assistant Location – See the NSO app.

All policies referenced in the floor meeting can be found in the Student Handbook online:

9–10 p.m.

Welcome to PAS – RAs Door-to-Door
Settle into your room and chat with your RAs and fellow floor mates as your RAs go door-to-door with snacks/treats!

Schedule subject to change.

Page last updated on August 23, 2019