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Orientation Week offers students the opportunity to meet faculty, staff and other students before classes begin. It also helps acclimate new students to the SVA campus, community and NYC. 

Please see below for Fall 2015 Orientation week highlights and mandatory events.  Stay tuned for a full schedule of Fall Orientation meetings, events and activities!

Saturday, August 29

10:00am - 4:00pm

Residence Hall Check-in 

10:00am - 3:00pm

SVA IDs Issued: Required for entry into all SVA buildings. 205 East 23 Street, Registrar's Office

8:00pm

Residence Hall Building Programs: Resident students attend programs in their residence halls
Sunday, August 30

10:00am - 4:00pm

Residence Hall Check-in

10:00am - 3:00pm

SVA IDs Issued: Required for entry into all SVA buildings. 205 East 23 Street, Registrar's Office

11:00 - 2:00pm

Welcome Luncheon: 125 West 18th Street, Metropolitan Pavilion

2:00 - 3:00pm

Presidential Parents Welcome: 333 West 23rd Street, SVA Theatre

8:00pm

Residence Hall Building Programs: Resident students attend programs in their residence halls

Monday, August 31

9:00am - 5:00pm

SVA IDs Issued: Required for entry into all SVA buildings. 205 East 23 Street, Registrar's Office 

9:30am

Orientation Opening Program for Transfer Students: Attendance required. 333 West 23rd Street, SVA Theatre

10:30am

Orientation Opening Program for First-time Freshmen: Attendance required. 333 West 23rd Street, SVA Theatre 

Tuesday, September 1

10:00am - 2:00pm

Undergraduate Departmental Meetings: Attendance required. Please check back for exact time & location. 

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