Orientation Information 2014

Orientation 2011
Welcome & What's New?

Congratulations on your acceptance to Upstate and welcome to the New Student Orientation page! This will be your "site" for all information about the New Student Orientation programs for students entering in 2014!

We had a very succesful first session of the New Student Orientation program and welcomed students in the DPT and PA program and now we are gearing up to welcome all the remaining new students at Sessions II and III in August! Summer is flying by and we are excited to see you here at Upstate very soon. Please review carefully the booklet that pertains to the session you are scheduled to attend (based on program of study). The tentative schedules for the three new student orientation sessions are also available. Please take a look at your schedule to begin to familiarize yourself with the program and make sure that your new student orientation dates are on your calendar. Please note that these are tentative schedules and while the dates of the programs will not change the scheduled contact may. Make sure to pick up an updated schedule at Orientation Check-in!

If you have any questions, please feel free to email me and I will be sure to get back to you!

Chuck Simpson
Director of Campus Activities and Special Projects
Coordinator of New Student Orientation Programs


Orientation Program Schedules and Important Dates to Remember

New Student Orientation Session I - May 29 & 30, 2014: For all students in the College of Health Professions Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) and Physician Assistant (PA) programs and students in the College of Medicine MD/PhD program.

New Student Orientation Session II - August 7 - 10, 2014: For all students in the College of Medicine MD program and students in the College of Health Professions Medical Scholars Program.
New Student Orientation Session III - August 21 & 22, 2014: For all students in the College of Graduate Studies; all students in the College of Nursing; students in the College of Health Professions Cardiovascular Perfusion, Medical
Imaging Sciences, Medical Technology, Medical Biotechnology, Radiation Therapy and Respiratory Therapy programs; and students in the College of Medicine Master of Public Health program.

Orientation Program Information:

Please review the schedule for your new student orientation session. Schedules are now online for Session I, Session II and Session III. Please review the orientation information booklet for your assigned NSO Session. Booklets are now available for Session I, Session II, and Session III. Your information booklet has a number of important "to do" items with deadline dates. These items should be taken care of prior to coming to campus. The booklets also include more detailed information on the NSO program and information on important topics like health clearance, parking and a list of contact phone and email addresses.

White Coat Ceremony Information
College of Medicine White Coat Ceremony: The College of Medicine White Coat Ceremony will be held on Thursday, August 7 at 4:00pm in the Ballroom at the Oncenter Convention Center.
College of Health Professions White Coat Ceremony: The College of Health Professions White Coat Ceremony is scheduled for Wendesday, August 27. Check calendar for details or Register for this event.

As more information is available it will be posted here. Formal invitations will be mailed to all incoming students and family members in early summer 2014!

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