NSO Schedule of Events

New Student Orientation 2022
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Friday, Aug. 26 - Sunday, Aug. 28

Please click on each day to see more information about the NSO events you can look forward to! The schedule below is subject to change. Please be sure to check back as NSO gets closer to ensure you are ready for a fun and engaging welcome to Niagara University!

New Resident Student Move-In - 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Various Locations

Resident Student & Family Lunch - 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons & Gallagher Center

New Commuter Student Check-In & Lunch - 12:15 p.m. - Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons Addition

New Student Group Photo - 1:30 p.m. - O'Shea Hall, Quad

Family Reception - 1:30 p.m. - Quad between Library and DePaul Hall

Purple Pride Convocation - 2 p.m. - Gallagher Center, Upper Level

Family Goodbyes - 3:15 p.m. - 4 p.m.

11th Annual Walk to Whirlpool State Park & BBQ - 4:15 p.m. - Glynn Hall, Front Lawn

Resident Floor Meetings & Commuter Student Meeting - 7 p.m. - Various Locations

You and Me = Community w/ Dr. Rolanda Ward - 8 p.m. - Gallagher Center, Upper Level

Late Nite Niagara - 9:30 - 11 p.m. - Niagara Field (behind Kiernan Center)

Breakfast - 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. - Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons

IMPORTANT INFORMATION SESSIONS: 10 a.m. - Gallagher Center, Upper Level
A Purple Eagle's Guide to Sexual Violence, Prevention & Education
 

Emergency Preparedness & Safety 

Roommates 101 - Residence Life Meetings - 12:15pm - 1pm - Individual Residence Hall Floors

All Commuters - Academic Wellness & NU Technology 101 - 12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m. - Gallagher Center, Multipurpose Room

Lunch
- 1 - 2 p.m. -- Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons

Student Excursions (Optional) - 2 - 6 p.m. - Various Locations (Sign up on myNU. Limited spots available)

Dinner - 5:30 - 7 p.m. - Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons

Orientation Group Meetings - 7:45 p.m. - Various Locations 

Group 1 - Glynn 201
Group 2 - Glynn 205
Group 3 - Glynn 209
Group 4 - Glynn 212
Group 5 - Glynn 215
Group 6 - Glynn 301
Group 7 - Glynn 305
Group 8 - Glynn 309
Group 9 - Glynn 312
Group 10 - Glynn 315

Open Skate & Ice Cream - 8:30 - 10 p.m. - Dwyer Arena

Late Nite Niagara - Silent Headphone Party - 9 - 11 p.m. - O'Shea Hall, Quad (Rain Location - Gallagher Center, Lower Level)

Brunch - 10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. - Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons

NU Ridge Day Team Meetings - 1:30 p.m. - Various Locations

Group 1 - Team Gray - O'Shea Hall - Quad
Group 2 - Team Lime - O'Shea Hall - Quad
Group 3 - Team Pink - Lawn between Golisano Center & Castellani Art Museum
Group 4 - Team White - Castellani Art Museum, main entrance
Group 5 - Team Orange - O'Shea Hall - Quad
Group 6 - Team Yellow - O'Shea Hall - Basketball courts
Group 7 - Team Green - Gallagher Center, main entrance
Group 8 - Team Sky - Academic Complex atrium/main lobby
Group 9 - Team Royal - Golisano Center, main entrance
Group 10 - Team Red - Seton Hall entrance (Kiernan Center side)

NU Ridge Day - 2 p.m. - Kiernan Center, Outdoor Fields

Dinner - 5:30 - 7 p.m. - Russell J. Salvatore Dining Commons

Mass On The Grass - 7 p.m. - Glynn Hall, Front Lawn

Student Clubs & Organizations Fair - 8 - 9:30 p.m. - Niagara Field (Behind Kiernan Center)

Opening Celebration - 8 - 9:45 p.m. - Niagara Field (Behind Kiernan Center)

Professional Fireworks Display - 10 p.m. - Niagara Field (Behind Kiernan Center)