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Tickets/advance registration is required
for the family barbecue & for the parent/supporter breakfast.

Register for the Family Barbecue and Parent Breakfast

 

 

Day 1 (Thursday, August 30)


8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Move-in to Residence Halls

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Health Services
Sarazen Student Union Atrium
The Health Services Office will be available to accept student medical records.

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Information Technology Services
All first-year residence halls
ITS staff will be stationed in residence halls to assist with computer and networking questions.

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   Academic Resources 
Siena Hall 215
The Office of Student Academic Success and Engagement will be available to meet with students and families to address any questions about schedules and the upcoming academic year.

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.   SAINT Card Office
Sarazen Student Union Del Grosso Marketplace
The SAINT Card Office will be open to address any questions pertaining to SAINT Cards. 

Bookstore Open 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
Hours for the rest of the weekend:
           Friday - 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
           Saturday & Sunday - Closed
           Monday - 9:00 a.m. - 4 p.m.

8:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Community Fair
Lonnstrom Landing
Located between Lonnstrom Dining Hall and the Sarazen Student Union; come meet the community partners that will help you and your student with the transition to Siena.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.   SAINT Card Pictures
Standish Library
Come to the main floor to take your Student I.D. picture and receive your SAINT card.

11:00 a.m. - 2:15 p.m.    Lunch
Lonnstrom Dining Hall 
Complimentary for Siena students & 2 family members. Additional family members $8.00

3:45 p.m.  Students of Siena Alumni Photo
Standish Library
If one of your parents is an alumni of Siena, please congregate in front of the Standish Library to pose with your family for this special photo.

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.   Opening Liturgy
Alumni Recreation Complex (ARC)
The liturgy officially welcoming Class of 2022, transfer students and their families. A special blessing for students and families will be part of the celebration.

5:30 - 6:30 p.m.  Family Barbecue
Academic Quad - Catered by Giffy's BBQ
Enjoy a meal and meet other members of the Class of 2022.                       

Tickets/advance registration is required for the family barbecue.
  Please register here.

Limited tickets can be purchased up on move in day (8/30) at the Student Activities table outside Lonnstrom Dining Hall.
Pre-purchased tickets can be picked up at your residence halls.
Commuter students can pick up tickets at the Student Activities table outside Lonnstrom

6:45 p.m. Families Depart (for the day)
You will have an opportunity to reunite on the Standish Library lawn on Friday at 10:45 a.m.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Meet the Community Assistants (CA's) & SAINTS
Meet with your orientation leader & CA’s with whom you will work throughout the weekend to discuss the schedule, get to know one another, and ask questions.

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Commuter Student Meeting
Sarazen Student Union Rooms 240-243
Meet with your orientation leader with whom you will work throughout the weekend to discuss the schedule, get to know one another, and ask questions.

8:15 - 9:15  p.m. Evening Entertainment
Alumni Recreation Center

Day 2 (Friday, August 31)


Parents Schedule

8:45 - 9:15 a.m. Breakfast for Parents
Marcelle Athletic Complex

Tickets/advance registration is required for the parent/supporter breakfast.
 Please register here.

9:15 - 10:30 a.m. Parent Panel and Discussion: Marcelle Athletic Complex
While you enjoy breakfast, administrators will focus on the important role parents can play in supporting students to be successful and how to advocate for themselves. The panelists will also discuss how the Franciscan and Catholic traditions influence student life and learning at Siena.

10:45- 11:30 a.m. Final Goodbyes

 

Students Schedule

7:45 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Plassmann Hall and Transfers
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

8:00 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast Hines Hall
Snyder Hall, Massry Commons

8:15 - 8:45 a.m. Breakfast Ryan Hall & Commuters
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

9:00 - 10:30 a.m. Welcome to Siena College & Diversity Not Adversity Presentation with Dr. Jermaine Davis
Alumni Recreation Complex (ARC)

10:45 - 11:30 a.m.   Final Family Goodbyes  

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Small Groups with SAINTS
Academic Quad

12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Lunch with Faculty and Administrators
Marcelle Athletic Complex (MAC) 

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Majors Meetings with Faculty
Students will speak with faculty about their intended area of study and ask questions. Meeting locations will be distributed by SAINTS.

3:15 – 3:45 p.m. New Student Photo
Turf Field

4:00 - 5:15 p.m.    Break

All Honors Fellows

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Honors Fellows Dinner - The Norm
**All Honors Fellows Meeting with Honors Director, Dr. Lois Daly

Plassmann Hall, Commuter, & Transfer

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Volleyball, Kan Jam, Corn Hole
Academic Quad

Hines Hall and Ryan Hall

5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Volleyball, Kan Jam, Corn Hole
Academic Quad

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner
         Hines Hall - Lonnstrom Dining Hall
         Ryan Hall - Snyder Hall, Massry Commons

All Students

7:45 - 8:30 p.m. Small Group Meetings with SAINTS

8:30 - 11:30 p.m Dance Party & Carnival
Academic Quad
Get to know your fellow classmates at this Party and Carnival featuring food, inflatables and DJ.

 

Day 3 (Saturday, September 1)


Hines Hall and Ryan Hall

9:15 - 9:50 a.m. Hines Hall Breakfast and Meetings with SAINTS
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

9:15  - 9:50 a.m. Ryan Hall Breakfast and  Meetings with SAINTS
Massry Dining Hall

10:00 - 11:15 a.m. Step Up Siena - Whenever and Wherever you Can; capitalize “You” Training Various Classrooms 
This workshop will discuss the importance of living in a community of care. In small groups, we will discuss and learn about why we have an active bystander program, how to apply the demonstrated strategies, and available campus resources.

11:15 a.m. - 11:45 p.m. Debrief Bystander Awareness Training in SAINT Groups.

Hines Hall

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Hines Hall Lunch
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

1:25 - 1:45 p.m. Visit to the Grotto with Fr. Larry Anderson
Rain date Monday September 3

2:00 - 2:30 p.m. Small Group Meetings with SAINTS

Ryan Hall

12:15 - 12:45 p.m. Small Group Meetings with SAINTS

12:45 - 1:45 p.m. Ryan Hall Lunch
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

2:00 - 2:20 p.m. Visit to the Grotto with Fr. Larry Anderson
Rain date Monday September 3rd 

Hines Hall and Ryan Hall

2:30 - 3:45 p.m. Teambuilders/Break

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. A Balanced Life/ Health & Wellness
SSU 240-243
How to create balance and reduce stress.

Plassmann Hall, Commuter and Transfer

10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Breakfast Meetings with SAINTS: Lonnstrom Dining Hall

10:50- 11:05 a.m. Visit to the Grotto with Fr. Larry Anderson (PLASSMANN ONLY)
Rain date Monday September 3rd

11:10- 11:25 a.m. Visit to the Grotto with Fr. Larry Anderson (COMMUTERS AND TRANSFERS ONLY)
Rain date Monday September 3rd

11:30 - 12:45 p.m. Step Up Siena - Whenever and Wherever you Can; capitalize “You” Training: Various Classrooms 
This workshop will discuss the importance of living in a community of care.  We will discuss and learn about why we have an active bystander program, how to apply demonstrated strategies, and available campus resources.

1:00 - 1:30 p.m. Debrief Bystander Awareness Training in SAINT Groups.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch and Small Group Meetings
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

2:50 - 3:50 p.m. A Balanced Life/ Health & Wellness
SSU 240-243
How to create balance and reduce stress.

4:00 - 5:00 p.m. Teambuilders/ Break

All Students

5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Class BBQ &  Pie  Your SAINT
Academic Quad - Rain Location Lonnstrom Dining Hall & Massry Commons

 

7:00—8:00 p.m.  Break

8:00 - 12:00 a.m. Siena Night Life (SNL) Presents All About "U"
Sarazen Student Union, 240-243 SSU
Don’t miss SNL’s first event of the year, including  Lip Sync Battle, photo booth & FUN.

Day 4 (Sunday, September 2)


8:30 - 9:15 a.m. Plassman Hall and Transfer Students Breakfast
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

9:00 - 9:45 a.m.  Ryan Hall Breakfast
Massry Dining Hall

9:00 - 9:45 a.m. Hines Hall & Commuter Students Breakfast
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

All Students

10:00 - 11:00 a.m. Mark Sterner Presentation: MAC
A lesson about consequences of impaired driving.

11:00 - 12:00 p.m. Small Groups with SAINTS 

Plassmann Hall & Transfer Students

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Campus Involvement Opportunities - Student Activities & Leadership Development, The Chaplains Office, and The Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy
SSU 240-243
Student leaders and representatives from campus offices will introduce you to the opportunities for involvement on campus, and discuss the clubs, organizations and activities at Siena.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch: Massry Dining Hall

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Student Life Plays: Beaudoin Theatre
The members of Stage III, Siena's own student theatre group, present this series of vignettes to increase awareness of some of the situations you may face as a college student.

4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Break

4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Meeting with SAINTS

5:45 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner: Lonnstrom Dining Hall

Hines Hall and Commuter Students

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Student Life Plays: Beaudoin Theatre
The members of Stage III, Siena's own student theatre group, present this series of vignettes to increase awareness of some of the situations you may face as a college student.

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Lunch: Lonnstrom Dining Hall

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Campus Involvement Opportunities - Student Activities & Leadership Development, The Chaplains Office, and The Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy
SSU 240-243
Student leaders and representatives from campus offices will introduce you to the opportunities for involvement on campus, and discuss the clubs, organizations and activities at Siena.

4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Break

5:15 - 6:15 p.m. Meeting with SAINTS

6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Dinner: Lonnstrom Dining Hall

Ryan Hall

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. Lunch: Lonnstrom Dining Hall

1:30 - 2:30 p.m. Student Life Plays: Beaudoin Theatre
The members of Stage III, Siena's own student theatre group, present this series of vignettes to increase awareness of some of the situations you may face as a college student.

2:45 - 3:45 p.m. Campus Involvement Opportunities - Student Activities & Leadership Development, The Chaplains Office, and The Franciscan Center for Service and Advocacy
SSU 240-243

Student leaders and representatives from campus offices will introduce you to the opportunities for involvement on campus, and discuss the clubs, organizations and activities at Siena.

4:00 - 4:45 p.m. Break

4:45 - 5:45 p.m. Dinner: Lonnstrom Dining Hall

5:45 - 6:45 p.m. Meeting with SAINTS

All Students

7:00 - 8:00 p.m. Evening Mass
St. Mary of the Angels Chapel - All are welcome!

8:00 –10:00p.m.  Music & Ice Cream Truck
The Paddock/Casey’s 

Hall Olympics: Dodgeball/ Basketball Competition: Marcelle Athletic Complex
*Commuters will be assigned a Hall

 

Day 5 (Monday, September 3)


7:30 - 10:15 a.m. Breakfast
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

SAINT Small Groups Tour 
Join your SAINTS at this time for a walkthrough of the academic buildings and see where your   classes are located. Be sure to bring a copy of your class schedule.

11:30- 1:00p.m. Lunch
Lonnstrom Dining Hall

12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.   SAINT Card Office
Sarazen Student Union Del Grosso Marketplace
The SAINT Card Office will be open to address any questions pertaining to SAINT Cards. 

2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Keys to Academic Success 
School of Science - Sarazen Student Union 240-243
School of Liberal Arts - Alumni Recreation Center
School of Business - Snyder Hall, Massry
Students will meet with members of the Office of Student Academic Success Engagement for a brief presentation and opportunity to connect before classes begin on Tuesday.

1:00 - 6:30 p.m. Shuttle Buses to Colonie Center and Crossgates Mall
Departs from the Parking Lot in front of Siena Hall
No signups required for this service. Show up in front of Siena Hall when you want a FREE ride to local areas of interest.

Departures from Campus: 1:00 p.m., 2:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m., 4:00 p.m., and 5:00 p.m.

Pick up Times:
Colonie Center: (Location: In front of Nordstrom): 1:15 p.m., 2:15 p.m., 3:15 p.m., 4:15 p.m., 5:15 p.m., and 6:15 p.m. 

Crossgates Commons/Walmart: 1:30 p.m., 2:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m., and 6:30 p.m.

 

Crossgates Mall: (Location: Parking Lot outside Movie Theater/Carhartt): 1:45 p.m., 2:45 p.m.,  3:45 p.m., 4:45 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 6:45 p.m.

4:00 - 5:30 p.m.
Ice Cream Social with Chaplain’s Office: Chaplain’s Patio at Hines Hall

4:30 - 7:15 p.m. Dinner
Lonnstrom Dining Hall