Please make sure that you have completed all the required paperwork that was indicated during this summer’s New Student Orientation, to ensure a smooth Move-In Day experience on campus. All administrative offices will be open until 4:30pm if you need any additional assistance once you arrive.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Campus Life Office at (207) 893-6603.

Move in date for new students as Thursday, August 20th.

Move In Weekend Schedule

Morning Check-In Track

Please make sure that you have completed all the required paperwork that was indicated during this summer’s New Student Orientation, to ensure a smooth Move-In Day experience on campus. All administrative offices will be open until 4:30pm if you need any additional assistance once you arrive.

9:00 am- 12:00pm | Alfond Center Lawn
Resident & Commuter Check-In (Morning)

9:30 am- 12:00 pm  | the Residence Halls
Morning Brunch – Brunch is complimentary for students and up to two (2) family members (those who are assigned to the morning check-in session only.)

11:00 am | The Stonebarn Courtyard
Mass – The Mercy Center and Saint Joseph’s College welcomes new students and their families to our community. This special Mass continues to commemorate the opening of a new academic year. All students, families, staff, and faculty are welcome and encouraged to attend!

12:45 pm
Family Departure – This concludes the family portion of the program. Please take time to say your goodbyes to your student. Please drive home safe!

1:00 pm | The Stonebarn Courtyard
Student session: “College Crossroads” with Ed Gerety – For those students with a BLUE sticker on their folder, you will be led to this session by a group of our Orientation Leaders (OL’s).

2:00 pm- 4:00 pm
Take a break, finish setting up your room, hit the beach for a swim, or just take a needed nap!

4:00 pm- 5:30 pm | Pearson’s Café
Dinner (Morning check-in) with Orientation Leaders

1:00 pm- 4:00 pm  | Alfond Center Lawn
Resident & Commuter (Afternoon)

12:00 pm- 2:00 pm | Residence Halls
Afternoon Brunch – Brunch is complimentary for students and up to two (2) family members (those who are assigned to the morning check-in session only.)

1:30 pm | Baggot Street Cafe
Commuter & Transfer Orientation Session 

3:00 pm | The Stonebarn Courtyard
Mass – The Mercy Center and Saint Joseph’s College welcomes new students and their families to our community. This special Mass continues to commemorate the opening of a new academic year. All students, families, staff, and faculty are welcome and encouraged to attend!

4:45 pm
Family Departure – This concludes the family portion of the program. Please take time to say your goodbyes to your student. Please drive home safe!

5:00 pm | The Stonebarn Courtyard
Student session: “College Crossroads” with Ed Gerety – For those students with a GOLD sticker on their folder, you will be led to this session by a group
of our Orientation Leaders (OL’s).

6:00 pm–7:30 pm | Pearson’s Café
Dinner (GOLD sticker – Afternoon check-in) with Orientation Leaders

8:00 pm | Residence Halls
All Resident Students! Mandatory 1st Floor Meeting

9:00 pm | Clark’s Court/Other
First Night Block Party – Sponsored by Student Government

8:00 am – 9:30 am | Pearson’s Cafe
Breakfast

9:45 am | Athletic Turf Field
Start your Orientation! All Students: 2024 Class Picture

10:00 am- 11:30 am | Alfond Hall Classrooms
Orientation Leaders Session #1 – Monk Strong Community Pledge and COVID-Preparedness Saint Joseph’s College has worked hard to prepare our students for life on campus amidst COVID-19. We need your help to keep our campus, and one another, safe and healthy this year. Orientation Leaders will facilitate an important session on our expectations.

Alfond Center Tours
10:00 am Group 1- 110, Group 2- 217, Group 3- 320
10:30 am Group 4- 111, Group 5- 218, Group 6-321
11:00 am Group 7- 116, Group 8- 220, Group 9- 322

11:30–12:45 pm | Alfond Hall Classrooms
Lunch with OL’s 

1:00 pm- 2:30 pm | Alfond Hall Classrooms
Orientation Leaders Session #2

Academic Life Session & Success in Hyflex – Academic Life Sessions will provide you with the additional information and resources needed to
find academic success at SJC.

Campus Life Session – Information about living on campus presented from Residence Life.

Alfond Center Tours
1:00 pm Group 10- 117, Group 11- 221, Group 12- 323
1:30 pm Group 13- 215, Group 14- 324, Group 15- 329
2:00 pm Group 16- 216, Group 17- 330, Group 18- 331

2:30 pm | Hall of Fame, Alfond Center
Transfer Student Session 

2:30 pm- 4:30 pm
Take a Break! – It’s been a long weekend already! Take this time to finish setting up your room, hit the beach for a swim, or just take a much-needed nap.

4:30 pm- 7:00pm | Pearson’s Café
Dinner 

7:00 pm
Evening Entertainment
*Fitness Class- Yoga Alfond Center, Lawn

Upperclassmen will be returning to campus Sunday, August 23rd. Please be mindful as you move about campus and ensure you are maintaining appropriate social-distancing requirements.

10:00 am- 8:00 pm | Pearson’s Café
Dining Services available

12:00 pm- 10:00 pm | 2nd Floor, Heffernan
Baggot Street Café 

7:00 pm | Healy Chapel
Sunday Mass – All are invited to begin the new academic year in thanks for what we’ve received and to pray for our needs in the semester ahead.

8:00 pm | Mercy Lawn, Tent
Ice Cream Social – Come meet the Mercy Center staff and student leaders to learn about the many opportunities for service trips, retreats, jobs, scholarships, and ways to get involved through the Mercy.