2015 Fall Welcome

Fall Welcome is Ithaca's continuing orientation program that happens over three days prior to the first day of classes. It is designed to assist new and transfer students in becoming acquainted with their new college environment and provides greater opportunity for academic, social, and individual growth. All first-year students will receive the complete Fall Welcome Program which includes a copy of the schedule when they check into their fall room assignment.  Program highlights are listed below.

Click for a copy of the Fall Welcome schedule.

*Three changes in the schedule are listed below:

     - World of Systems meets in Hill 104 at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25, not in Emerson Suites. (page 5)

     - Natural Lands tour will meet at the Campus Center Flag Pole at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 25. (page 6)

     - Attend Monday classes on Wednesday, August 26. Regular class schedule resumes on Thursday, August 27 - not Tuesday. (page 8)


Sunday, August 23

Housing Check In
First-Year Dinner
First Floor meetings 
First Night Social

Monday, August 24
Transfer Student Breakfast 
Dean's Welcome
First-Year Residential Experience Community Kick-Off

Tuesday, August 25
ICC Theme Kick-Off Event
College 101 Workshops
ALANA Community Welcome BBQ
LGBT & Allied Community Welcome


*Individuals with disabilities requiring accommodations (including sign language interpreting), should contact First-Year Experience at 607-274-1908.  Requests for accommodations should be made as far in advance as possible.