Spring Orientation Schedule

Schedule is Subject to Change.

Thursday, January 16, 2020

10 am – 4 pm | New Student Check-In
Gold Student Health & Wellness Center
Pick up your Residence Hall Room Key/Card, and your orientation packet, swag, and meet the orientation staff!!

9 am – 5 pm | Offices Open for Business

Financial Aid and Student Accounts
McConnell Center 320
Stop by if you have questions about your financial aid, work-study or making a payment.

Fletcher Hall 102
Have questions about your transfer credits or class standing?

Academic Support Services
Scott Hall 120
If you have questions about accommodations or other support services, visit our Director.

Pitzer Mailroom
Atherton Hall 101
Come by the mailroom to receive your Pitzer mailbox assignment.

College Advancement/Pitzer Store
Broad Center 101
Stop by to check out the Pitzer Store and to meet our Parent Relations Staff.

Claremont Connection
800 N. Dartmouth Ave.
Take your Pitzer ID card photo and receive it right away! You will use it as both your room key and for meals.

Campus Safety
150 E. 8th Street
If you are a junior, you can register your car and get a Pitzer parking permit.

175 E. 8th Street
Pick up some Pitzer swag, find out about great computer deals, and check out where you can buy your textbooks.

6 pm – 7 pm | Dinner
Gold Student Center, GSC 200 Second Floor
We will be having an Italian style dinner for any transfers that are around tonight. Also, we will be going over resources and other beneficial perks to know as an incoming transfer.

Friday, January 17, 2020

9 am- 9:30 am | Continental Breakfast, Welcome & Introductions
Gold Student Health & Wellness Center, Shakedown Cafe
Grab some food and meet the staff that will be supporting you during orientation this weekend.

9:30 am- 10:30 am | Academic Advising
Skandera Hall P103
Learn about different aspects of the academic process that will help you navigate advising and registration.

10:30 am – 11:00 am | Overview of Registration Information
Skandera Hall P103/P104
Figure out all you need to know about registering online and the computer resources available to you.

11:00 am – 11:30 am | Pitzer Portal & Computer Orientation
Skandera Hall P103/P104
Practice with the registration portal and start looking for classes!

12:00 pm – 1 pm | Lunch with the Office of Student Affairs
Gold Student Center Multipurpose Room
Get to know some of the staff who help support students as you live and study at Pitzer College.

1 pm – 2 pm | Transfer & Exchange Student Res Life Orientation
Avery Hall 201
Find out how you can get connected and know your resources while living on-campus.

2 pm – 5 pm | Academic Advising & Registration
Various Locations
Get to know your advisor and learn about the classes you should consider taking. After meeting with your advisor, you can now register for classes.

5:00 pm – 7:30 pm | Dinner and Evening Outing
Meet in front of Admissions, East Mesa Parking Lot
Spend some time getting to know the other students who are new to the Pitzer community!

Saturday, January 19, 2019

9 am- 10:15am | Continental Breakfast

Gold Student Health & Wellness Center, Shakedown Cafe

10:00 am – 11:00 am | Community Engagement Center Orientation
Skandera Hall P103
The CEC connects students with local organizations to create community- based research, service learning and experiential education opportunities that enhance the social, environmental, cultural, and economic health of our communities.

11:00 am – 11:45 am | Academic Support Services
Skandera Hall, P103
Meet with Pitzer academic coach to get some of the resources that will help you be successful this year at Pitzer.

12 pm – 1 pm | Lunch
Enjoy some lunch while meeting the Pitzer residence life staff.

1:00 pm – 2:30 pm | Title IX Training w/ Corrine Vorenkamp
Skandera Hall P103
This session will focus around Title IX resources on campus, including sexual assault and dating violence prevention, reporting options, confidential support resources, and more.

Content warning: this session will touch on difficult topics including sexual assault, dating violence, and stalking.  This session is mandatory, but other arrangements can be made if you cannot participate in a group setting while these topics are discussed.  Please contact titleix@pitzer.edu if you need to schedule an alternate training.

3 pm – 4 pm | Odds and Ends Trip to Shopping Center
Meet in front of Admissions, East Mesa Parking Lot
Forgot something for your residence hall room or for your classes? Take a trip to our local shopping center.

4:30 pm – 9 pm | Dinner and Evening Outing
Meet in front of Admission, East Mesa Parking Lot
Dining out in the local Claremont area and getting to know the community.

Sunday, January 20, 2019

10:30 am – 1:00 | Brunch & 5C Campus Tour
Brunch in the Claremont Village & exploration of the consortium before classes begin.

5 pm – 6:30 pm | Dinner
Pitzer Dining Hall
This is the first meal that your Pitzer board plan will work!

Monday, January 21, 2019

Returning Student Move-In Day
Offices are closed, No Classes | Martin Luther King Jr. Day Observance

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm | Transfer Social
Grove House
Come hang out in the Grove House and meet other transfers!