Through New Student Orientation, the Department of Student Activities & Campus Events works closely with the academic colleges and departments, Admissions, and Student Affairs in an effort to provide new students and their families with an overview of what Embry-Riddle has to offer, both in and out of the classroom.
Eagle Takeoff New Student Orientation is a required program for all new students who attend ERAU. During this time, students will learn about the community and the resources available, finalize their class schedule, meet with their academic advisor and get a chance to meet both new and continuing students at Embry-Riddle.
Tuesday, Jun 28th, 2016
Residence Hall Move-In, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Student Village
Orientation Check-In, 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m., Student Center Flight Deck
Wednesday, Jun 29th, 2016
International Student Orientation, 9-11 a.m., COB 119
Thursday, Jun 30th, 2016
Attending New Student Orientation is an essential first step in maximizing success as a student at ERAU. As a result, participation in Orientation has been made a requirement for all new students. A staff of undergraduate students has been carefully selected and trained to help ease the transition to campus life.
Orientation will provide new students with the opportunity to:
Students who have attended Orientation in past years have expressed that the program is extremely beneficial and provides the basis for a smooth transition.
Tuesday, Aug 23th, 2016
More information to follow.
Family members and guests will also have a chance to participate in our Parent and Family Orientation, which is geared toward their specific needs and concerns. During Parent and Family Orientation, family members will also have the opportunity to learn about campus resources, meet other parents, and interact with faculty and administrators.
Fall Parent & Family Orientation: Aug 23 -24, 2016
To help family members become better acquainted with our campus community and its many resources, a separate Parent and Family Orientation program has been designed, held in conjunction with New Student Orientation. Parents and guardians have questions and needs that may be different than those of students. They also come with a very different perspective of the ERAU community.
With this in mind, there are two separate Orientation programs, which coincide to cater to the individual needs of both parents and students. Parent and Family Orientation provides family members an opportunity to learn more about the ERAU experience which awaits their new student.
We look forward to hosting you for Embry-Riddle’s next annual Family Weekend, February 5-7, 2016! We invite all parents, guardians, and any other family members of currently enrolled students to our annual campus-wide Family Weekend sponsored by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and the Department of Student Activities and Campus Events.
The weekend is an opportunity for you to interact with staff, faculty, college deans, and your student. There are also the opportunities to attend academic presentations, learn about student research projects, meet other families and socialize with your student.
Family Weekend registration is now open! Click here to register.
A complete schedule of Family Weekend activities will be distributed during check-in. You may access it in advance here. We look forward to seeing you soon!
If you have any questions in the meantime, please call 386-226-6039.
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The Orientation Team (O-Team) is responsible for coordinating and staffing all Orientation and Family Relations programming held at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. The emphasis of an Orientation Ambassador (O.A.) is meeting and greeting every new student and their family to the University, while helping facilitate the answer to all of their questions about Embry-Riddle.
An O.A. is a student representative who assists in a variety of programs which help new students transition to college life. O.A.s seek to create an atmosphere that minimizes anxiety, promotes positive attitudes, and stimulates excitement for learning and involvement within our community.
As an O.A., student leaders have the opportunity to meet new students and their families and welcome them to Embry-Riddle. An O.A. does this by actively participating in showing new students and their families the campus, engaging in meaningful conversations with new students at meals and in smaller insight groups and selflessly serving to ignite a passion for ERAU in each new student.