• Orientation Activities Schedule: New York Campus

     

  • New Student Orientation

    Welcome to the CIA: Your Mise en Place Starts Now


    Arrival Day

    • 9–11:30 a.m.
      For Residential Students Only
      —Residential students move into residence hall room
    • Lunch
      Lunch is on your own for all students, parents/family members on arrival day. See you in The Egg!
    • 11:45 a.m.
      For Commuter Students Only
      —Arrival to CIA – Student Commons, Room 210
    • Noon
      Personal Mise en Place:

      Student ID (Must bring a photo ID—driver’s license, passport, etc.), Student Commons, Room 239
      Mail Box Assignment & Parking Permits, Student Commons, Room 210
    • 1:30–1:45 p.m.
      Meet by Fireplace in the Egg for dining facility overview
      —Student Commons
    • 2–3:30 p.m.
      Team Building: Building Your Mise en Place
      —Student Commons, Multi-Purpose Room
    • 3:45–5:15 p.m.
      We’re Glad You’re Here: Student/Parent/Family Presentation
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
    • 5:30–6:30 p.m.
      Dinner (parents/family may join at their own expense)
      —Student Commons, The Egg
    • 6:30–7:30 p.m.
      Group Meeting for homework assignment
      —Student Commons, The Egg
    • 8 p.m.
      For Residential Students Only
      —Individual residence hall meetings will take place in the lounge located in your residence hall

    Day 1

    • 6–7:30 a.m.
      Breakfast
      —Student Commons, The Line at The Egg
    • 7:45 a.m.
      Registration
      —Marriott Pavilion, Conference Level
      8:15 a.m., Student Health Office Clearances
      8:15 a.m., SFRS Clearances
    • 9–9:30 a.m.
      Team Building: Building Your Mise en Place Part II
      —Student Commons, Student Recreation Center, Gym
    • 9:30–10:15 a.m.
      Mise-en-volvement: Recipe for Success
      —Student Commons, Student Recreation Center, Gym
    • 10:15 a.m.–1 p.m.
      Uniform, Toque, and Knife Kit Distribution
      —Student Commons, Student Recreation Center, Gym
    • 11a.m.–12:45 p.m.
      Lunch
      —Production Kitchens in Roth Hall or The Line at The Egg from noon–12:45 p.m.
    • 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m.
      Mise-en-volvement Fair
      —Student Commons Lobby
    • 1 p.m.
      Arrive wearing Chef’s Uniform
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
    • 1:15–2:30 p.m.
      Welcome by President Tim Ryan (parents/family members are encouraged to attend)
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
    • 2:30–3:15 p.m.
      Celebration of the Toque (parents/family members are encouraged to attend)
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Free Time

      Please take this time to walk around campus, visit the college bookstore, take photos, and say goodbye to your parents/family members, etc.
    • 5 p.m.
      For Students Only: Dinner
      —Production Kitchens in Roth Hall or The Line at The Egg from 6–8 p.m.

    Day 2

    • 5:30–7:45 a.m.
      Breakfast (optional)
      —Student Commons, The Line at The Egg
    • 8–9:30 a.m.
      Academic Mise en Place
      —Conrad Hilton Library, Danny Kaye Theatre (DKT)
      Transitioning from Dreams to Reality: The Center for Career and Academic Advising staff discuss the transition to academic life at the CIA and the career opportunities that lie ahead.
      Succeeding at the CIA…and Beyond: Our Ombudsman discusses faculty expectations, balancing classwork and social life and the variety of learning opportunities available.
      Learning Strategies for Success: Learning Strategies staff covers services to help you succeed academically.
    • 9:45–11:30 a.m.
      Campus Life Mise en Place
      —DKT
      Supporting Your Success: A representative from the Counseling & Psychological Services reviews programs that help you manage personal challenges and succeed at the college.
      Your Personal CIA Resources: Health Services staff inform you how they can support your healthy CIA experience.
      Logging In to the CIA: IT staff familiarize you on how to navigate the student web portal, your CIA e-mail account, and the online course management system to keep you on track.
      Ensuring a Safe Campus for Everyone: A representative from Campus Safety reviews policies and procedures that will make your stay at the CIA a productive, enjoyable, and safe experience.
    • 11:30 a.m.–12:25 p.m.
      Lunch
      —Production Kitchens in Roth Hall or The Egg
    • 12:30–1 p.m.
      Your Class Schedule
      —DKT
      Learn about your class schedule and get an overview of the offerings provided by the Student Financial & Registration Services and the Registrar’s Office.
    • 1–1:30 p.m.
      Your Dining Options
      —DKT
      Dining Services staff members explain the meal point system and your on-campus dining options.
    • 1:30–3 p.m.
      Assessment Test
      —DKT
      For International and challenge-exam students, please bring #2 pencils and a calculator.
    • 3–4 p.m.
      For International Students Only
      —Welcome & Information Session, DKT
    • 4–5 p.m.
      Welcome Reception For New Students hosted by the Learning Strategies Center and the Center for Career & Academic Advising
      —Conrad Hilton Library (by fireplace)
    • 5 p.m.
      Dinner
      —Production Kitchens in Roth Hall or The Line at The Egg from 6–8 p.m.
    Parents and Family Orientation

    Welcome to Mission: Mise en Place


    Arrival Day

    • 9–11:30 a.m.
      Residential students move into their residence hall room
    • Lunch
      Please note: Lunch is on your own for all students, parents/family members on arrival day. See you in The Egg!
    • 2–3 p.m.
      Understanding Mise en Place: Tools for Success
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
      Let our staff answer your questions and have some fun engaging in a team building activity.
    • 3–3:45 p.m.
      Free Time

      Please use this free time to run errands, visit college bookstore, etc.
    • 3:45–5:15 p.m.
      We’re Glad You’re Here: Student/Parent/Family Presentation
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
    • 5:30–6:30 p.m.
      Parents/family may join their student for dinner in The Egg at their own expense.
      To take advantage of this opportunity, please stop by the reception desk at the Student Recreation Center between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. to pre-pay and receive a meal ticket. Cost is $9 per person (Cash, debit card, credit card accepted).

    Day 1

    • 9–10 a.m.
      Mise en Place: Success for Life
      —Conrad Hilton Library, Danny Kaye Theatre (DKT)
      Discussion with Associate Vice President and Dean of Student Affairs Dr. Kathy Merget and Dean of Academic Engagement and Administration Carolyn Tragni.
    • 10:15–11:15 a.m.
      Transitions
      —DKT
      An Interactive discussion for parents to explore key issues and concerns with sending your student to college.
    • 11:15 a.m.
      Tour of Institute Facilities (optional)
      —Tour begins from the DKT
    • Lunch
      Please note: Lunch is on your own for parents/family members. See you in The Egg!
    • 1:15–2:30 p.m.
      Welcome by President Tim Ryan
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
      Parents/family are encouraged to attend this session with their student.
    • 2:30–3:15 p.m.
      Celebration of the Toque
      —Marriott Pavilion, Ecolab Auditorium
      Join us in celebration as we welcome new students to the CIA family by presenting them with a chef’s hat (toque).
    • 3:15 p.m.
      Free Time

      Please use this time to take photos, walk around campus, visit the college bookstore, and say goodbye to your student.
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