Tompkins Cortland Community College

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170 North St, P.O. Box 139, Dryden, NY 13053

Regular Hours

Monday, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Tuesday, 8:30 a.m.–6 p.m.
Wednesday, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m
Thursday, 9 a.m.–4 p.m
Friday, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m

Room 101
607.844.6538 (fax)
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Connections for New Students

Welcome Week is your Extended Orientation Activities are for all new and transfer students

Spring 2018 Extended Orientation and Welcome Week activities will begin January 22-23.

Monday, January 22 is Move-in day for new students living on campus.

Tuesday, January 23
is Extended New Student Orientation for all new, transfer, and reinstated students (commuters, adults, and residents).

Spring 2018 courses begin on Wednesday, January 24. The Academic Calendar contains important dates for the semester, including deadlines.

Questions? Email or call 607.844.6580.

Parents, spouses and other sponsors

In addition to activities for students there are programs for parents, spouses and other sponsors.

Welcome Week Schedule

Orientation information and a schedule of events will be mailed in early January to all new students who have already attended Orientation. Students attending Orientation later in January will receive orientation information at their Orientation session.

Please note that the schedule below is tentative and all students will receive a final schedule with detailed information including session locations at Check-in.

New Resident Students living on campus will move in to the Residence Halls on Monday, January 22 between 9 a.m.-1 p.m. There will be required meetings to attend on Monday afternoon and evening. Resident students also have required Welcome Week activities to attend on Tuesday, January 23.

Orientation Check-In will take place on Monday, August 21 from 9:30-9:45 a.m. in the Atrium of the Athletic Facility on the Tompkins Cortland main campus in Dryden.

Many College offices have extended open hours during Orientation and Welcome Week so that you can take care of everything you need prior to the start of classes.

The following schedule is subject to change. Students will receive the final orientation schedule when they check in. Attendance at events marked with * required for new students living in the Tompkins Cortland residence halls.

Monday, January 22

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. New Resident Student Move-In* Check in at the Residence Life Office in Tioga Hall
8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Offices Open - Take Care of Business! Main Building
Noon - 1:30 p.m. Parent, Family, and Sponsor Orientation. For parents, family members, and sponsors of new students living in the residence halls. Forum (room 163)
1 - 8 p.m. Resident Student Extended Orientation and Welcome Forum (room 163)
8 p.m. Residence Life Floor Meetings Residence Halls
9 - 11 p.m. Orientation Evening Activity: Game Night Tompkins Cortland Connection

Tuesday, January 23

9 - 10 a.m. Parent, Family, and Sponsor Orientation. For parents, family members and sponsors of new commuter students TBD
9:30 - 9:45 a.m. Check-In* Get your schedule at check-in.
Arrive early to get a free Tompkins Cortland T-shirt!
Forum (room 163)
10 - 10:45 a.m. College Welcome and New Student Convocation* Forum (room 163)
11 a.m. - Noon Academic Program Meetings* Various Locations
Noon - 1 p.m. Lunch with fellow new students, faculty, and staff Forum (room 163)
1 - 4 p.m. Adult Student Extended Orientation. For students 24 and older or students who have been out of school for five or more years. TBD
1 - 4 p.m. Commuter Student Extended Orientation. For students ages 18-23 who will be living at home or in off campus housing. TBD
1 - 4 p.m. Resident Student Extended Orientation* Required for all new and transfer students
living in the residence halls.
TBD Start Strong: Take Your Strengths Inventory* If you have not already taken your Strengths inventory, do it now in one of our labs. Required for resident students. Computer Labs
Varies Special Population Orientations: TBD
TBD International Student Orientation - Required for all new international students. TBD
TBD Students with Disabilities Orientation TBD
TBD Pathways Orientation - Required for all new Pathways Scholarship Recipients TBD
Varies Evening Activities TBD

Additional Welcome Week events to be announced soon!

* Events marked with this symbol are required for new resident students living on campus.