Freshman Orientation

08/21/2014
08/23/2014

Thursday

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m..

Freshman Check-In

12:30 - 5:00 p.m.

Bookstore, Admissions, Financial Aid, and
Business Offices open

St. Thomas Hall

4:00 p.m.

Parents’ Campus and Chapel Tour
St. Bernardine of Siena Library

5:00 p.m.

Barbecue Dinner
Families of freshmen

6:30 p.m.

Ice Cream Social
St. Joseph Commons
For freshmen and siblings

6:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Parents’ Orientation
St. Bernardine of Siena Library

7:30-9:15 p.m..

Reception for Parents & Faculty
St. Thomas Plaza

10:00 p.m.

Mass
Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel

Friday

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast
St. Joseph Commons

8:30 a.m.

Orientation
St. Bernardine of Siena Library

10:00 a.m.

Mass
All are invited to attend Mass in
Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Registration
St. Augustine Hall
Bookstore Open

12:00 Noon

Lunch
St. Joseph Commons

12:30 - 2:45 p.m.

Registration
St. Augustine Hall
Bookstore Open

3:00 p.m.

*Seminar: “Learning in Wartime”
St. Augustine and Albertus Magnus Halls
Read the handout by C. S. Lewis. Look for
your name and seminar section posted on
the entrance doors.
*Students will receive the readings on Thursday.

5:00 p.m.

Dinner
St. Joseph Commons

5:45 p.m.

Campus Life Discussion
St. Joseph Commons

7:00 p.m.

Freshman Evening Soirée
Guadalupe Fountain

8:45 p.m.

Basketball Games
Freshmen vs. Prefects, Activities & Athletic
Directors

Saturday

9:30 a.m.

Mass
All are invited to attend Mass in
Our Lady of the Most Holy Trinity Chapel

10:30 a.m.

Brunch
St. Joseph Commons

12:00 p.m.

Financial Aid
St. Bernardine of Siena Library
Freshmen who are receiving financial aid from
the College or a student loan from any source
must attend this meeting.

1:30 - 3:00 p.m.

Bookstore Open

5:00 p.m.

Dinner
St. Joseph Commons

6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Freshman Social
St. Joseph Commons

 9:00 p.m.

Movie
St. Joseph Commons
For the Freshmen

 

Orientation2011
Regina Sweeney (’97)

“One of the things I’m most grateful for is the attitude the College instills toward learning, an attitude of not being afraid to try something that most people would say is difficult, and instead working through it.”

– Regina Sweeney (’97)

Mother of Eight

NEWS FROM THE COLLEGE

“I thank you so much for what you are doing at Thomas Aquinas College. I hope there will always be a Thomas Aquinas College. Your contributions to the Church and the world are marvelous to behold.”

– John Cardinal O’Connor (†)

Archbishop of New York