Nazareth College is ready to welcome the Class of 2015 as 450 new freshmen and 160 transfer students arrive on campus. Nazareth's "Orientation 2011" begins on Thursday, August 25, when the new students from 7 countries (including Vietnam, Hungary, and Pakistan), 14 states, and Guam, 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 Saturday, August 27. For more information about orientation, contact Jane Kelly, director of student activities, at 585-389-2320.
The Class of 2015 is 74% female and 26% male, and Nazareth chose the class from a record applicant pool of 2,980 applications. Approximately one quarter of the incoming students compete in one of Nazareth’s 23 intercollegiate athletic teams.
Nazareth's Orientation 2011 Schedule is as follows:
Thursday, August 25
- 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.
Picnic Lunch at Pavilion (follow balloons and signs)
- 2:30 p.m. – 3:15
Students: Ice Cream Social, Clocktower Courtyard
Parents: Survival Guide for Parents, Kidera Gym, Shults Center
- 3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
New Student Convocation, Kidera Gym, Shults Center
- 4:15 p.m.
Class of 2015 photo, Golden Flyers Stadium