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2020 Schedule

Schedule for Owl Orientation 2020 will be updated, below is the schedule from last year to provide an example of the information that is covered.

Owl Orientation 2019 - June

Student Schedule

Day 1

  • 2:00pm to 3:30pm - Students Check-In: The Commons Lawn
  • 4:00pm to 4:15pm - Keene State College Welcome
  • 4:15pm to 4:30pm - O-Leader Intros/Schedule overview
  • 4:30pm to 6:00pm - Meet your Orientation Group
  • 6:00pm to 7:00pm - Dinner
  • 7:00pm to 7:30pm - Living on Campus
  • 7:30pm to 9:00pm - Social Time
  • 9:30pm to 10:30pm - Magician
  • 10:30pm to 11:30pm - Social Time & Bingo

Day 2

  • 6:30am to 7:50am - Breakfast
  • 8:00am to 9:00am - Academic Meeting
  • 9:00am to 1:30pm - Orientation Group Time
  • 1:30pm - Meet up with Parent/Guardian & Check-Out of Residence Halls
  • 1:45pm - 2:15pm - Living & Learning Community Gathering (student selected to live in a Living & Learning Community)
  • 1:45pm - 2:15pm - Student Athlete Gathering (all incoming student athletes)
  • 1:45pm - 2:15pm - TRIO Reception (by invite only)

Parent/Guardian Schedule

Day 1

  • 2:00pm to 3:30pm - Parents/Guardians Check-In: The Commons Lawn
  • 4:00pm to 4:15pm - Keene State College Welcome
  • 4:15pm to 4:30pm - O-Leader Intros/Schedule overview
  • 4:30pm to 5:00pm - P/G Program Goals Overview
  • 5:00pm to 6:00pm - Dinner
  • 6:00pm to 7:15pm - Opportunities & Resources for your student
  • 7:15pm to 8:00pm - Parent/Guardian Reception
  • 8:00pm to 9:00pm – Orientation Leader Student Panel
  • 9:30pm to 10:30pm - Magician
  • 10:45pm to 11:30pm - Social Time/Bingo

Day 2

  • 6:30am to 7:50am - Breakfast
  • 8:00am to 9:00am - Academic Meeting
  • 9:00am to 10:00am - Support For Student Success & Move In Day
  • 10:00am to 11:30am - Resource Fair
  • 11:00am & 12:00pm - Optional Campus Tours
  • 11:30am to 1:30pm - Lunch
  • 1:30pm - Meet up with student & Check-Out of Residence Halls
  • 1:45pm - 2:15pm - Living & Learning Community Gathering (student selected to live in a Living & Learning Community)
  • 1:45pm - 2:15pm - Student Athlete Gathering (all incoming student athletes)
  • 1:45pm - 2:15pm - TRIO Reception (by invite only)

Schedule is subject to changes, but start time and end time will remain

Contact Orientation Staff

For general orientation questions, contact our office:

☎ 603-358-2869
orientation@keene.edu