Orientation 2014

Finalized schedules for each of these Orientations will be distributed to students at the beginning of their respective Orientation programs. Should you have any questions, please e-mail Kathy Ross or call 518-694-7107. 


International Student Orientation
Saturday, August 23 - Tuesday, August 26

This Orientation is for all international students who are new to ACPHS. Please note that international students who will be living on-campus may move in on Friday, August 22.


Freshmen Student Orientation *
Wednesday, August 27 - Sunday, August 31 

Mandatory for all new students entering the first (freshmen) year of ACPHS. A complete orientation schedule will be provided when you arrive on campus.

* - Move-in for first-year students takes place on Wednesday 8/27 ONLY. Students should arrive at the time designated in the housing assignment letter mailed to their home. Students who signed up for early laptop distribution on Monday 8/25 or Tuesday 8/26 will be permitted to pick up their laptop and attend IT training only. They must then return to campus on Wednesday 8/27 and move-in at the assigned time. Students will not be permitted into the residence halls for any reason prior to Wednesday 8/27.

REMINDER: The deadline for applications for the First Year Student Leadership Seminar is August 25.


Transfer Student Orientation
Thursday, August 28

For all Transfer students entering the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th years of any B.S. program, or Transfer students entering the P1 year of the Pharm.D. program.

The day begins at 8:30 am with a Welcome and Breakfast in the Boardroom of the O’Brien Building (student leaders will help direct you to the Boardroom).

* - Please note that Transfer students entering the 1st (freshman) year of any program should attend Freshman Orientation (see above).


Graduate Student Orientiation
Thursday, August 28

For new students on either the Albany or Vermont campus who are enrolled in any of the College's five master's programs. Click the following link to view the agenda.


P1 Student Orientation
Friday, August 29 - Saturday, August 30

This special two-day orientation will be held on the Albany Campus for all pharmacy students (from both campuses) entering the first professional year (P1). The program begins at 1:00 pm on Friday, August 29 and will conclude at 3:00 pm on Saturday, August 30. Click the following link to view the agenda.