Nazareth College is ready to welcome the Class of 2016 as 480 new freshmen and 170 transfer students arrive on campus. Nazareth's "Orientation 2012" begins on Thursday, August 23, when the new students from 5 countries (including South Africa, Switzerland, and Serbia), and 18 states move in to the residence halls on campus. They'll spend the weekend participating in a whirlwind of activities, including New Student Convocation and the annual Orientation Day of Service on Friday, August 24. For more information about orientation, contact Jane Kelly, assistant vice president for student development at (585) 389-2320.
The Class of 2016 is 71% female and 29% male, and Nazareth chose the class from a record applicant pool of more than 3,100 applications. Approximately one quarter of the incoming students compete in one of Nazareth’s 24 intercollegiate athletic teams.
Nazareth's Move-In Day 2012 Schedule is as follows:
Thursday, August 23
8:30 a.m.-1:15 p.m. New resident students move in
11 a.m.-1:15 p.m. New commuter students arrive
11:15 a.m.-1:45 p.m. Lunch at the Pavilion (follow balloons and signs)
2:30 p.m. – 3:15 Students: Ice Cream Social in Clocktower Courtyard/Parents: Survival Guide for Parents in the Kidera Gym, Shults Center
3:30 p.m. – 4:15 p.m. New Student Convocation-Kidera Gym, Shults Center
4:30 p.m. Class of 2016 PHOTO-Golden Flyers Stadium
For a complete schedule, see Related Information.