The Independent Experience (IndEx) is the kick-off to the new year for all incoming Independent students!
You will complete your New Student Orientation requirements and get a chance to meet all of the other new Independent students! All IndEx sessions and activities are required for first year Independent students, regardless of residential status.
Residential students: You are required to report and move into your on-campus housing assignments between 10AM and 12:00PM. You can check-in and pick-up your key at the main entrance to Curtis Hall.
Commuter or Off-campus students: You are required to report to the main entrance of Curtis Hall by 12:00PM.
Friday, 8/24: IndEx Begins
10:00AM- 12:00PM – Resident student move-in & Off-Campus student Check-in
1:00PM – Welcome and kick off meeting *students only
1:30-4:45PM – Informational and Training Sessions – Emergency Action Plan Training/Information Technology Session/Ship Jump Training Part 2
4:45PM-7:00PM -Dinner provided
Bonfire at the backshore (weather permitting)
Saturday, 8/25: IndEx continued
7:00AM – 8:30AM – Breakfast provided
8:40AM – Meet your group, load busses
9:00AM – Depart for Acadia National Park – Sand Beach/Bar Harbor – meals provided
8:00PM – Return to campus
Sunday, 8/26: Ship Jump day
6:00AM – Breakfast provided
7:15AM – Meet your group
7:40AM – Class Photo
8:00AM- Ship Jump Begins
11:00AM-1:00PM Lunch provided
3:00PM – 7:00PM – Welcome Back Extravaganza *Optional
Dinner- Meal plans start
Monday, 8/27: Academics
8:00AM-1:00PM – Academic Orientation
2:00PM – Convocation
Tuesday, 8/28: First Day of Classes
We can’t wait to see you!