Admitted Students Open House

Agenda for Sunday, April 14, 2019
(subject to change) 

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Check-in 

8:15- 10 a.m. | Events Center
Check in at your designated time and enjoy some entertainment and Binghamton University spirit. Our program begins at 10 a.m. 

Welcome

10- 10:45 a.m. |Events Center
You're the one we want! Congratulatory remarks by President Harvey G. Stenger, Director of Undergraduate Admissions Krista Medionte-Phillips, Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs Randall Edouard and tour guide John Shaughnessy.


Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

HARPUR DEAN PRESENTATION

11:15- 11:45 a.m. | Osterhout Concert Theater

HARPUR FACULTY PRESENTATIONS
Noon - 1 p.m. and 1:15 - 2:15 p.m.  | Lecture Hall 14

HARPUR FACULTY MEET-AND-GREET
Noon – 2:30 p.m. | University Union, Old Union Hall.

PRE-HEALTH/PRE-MED
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. |Lecture Hall 1
Students are prepared for careers in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, optometry, physician assistant, veterinary medicine, podiatry, nutrition, physical or occupational therapy and chiropractic medicine.

PRE-LAW
2:30 - 3:15 p.m. | Lecture Hall 7
Binghamton University consistently exceeds national acceptance rates to law school. This track provides outstanding preparation through rigorous academic coursework and discussion, strong advising, and many pre-law organizations and activities.


COLLEGE OF COMMUNITY AND PUBLIC AFFAIRS

11 a.m. | Bus departs from Events Center to the University Downtown Center (UDC), with return service to campus at 12:45 p.m.

11:25 a.m. – 12:25 p.m. | University Downtown Center (UDC).
Hear from human development (HDEV) and social work (BSW) advisors, faculty and a student panel.

12:25 – 12:45 p.m. | Lunch 


DECKER COLLEGE OF NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES

11:15 a.m. -1:15 p.m. | Academic Building B
Our peer advisors will guide you to interactive sessions with current nursing students, faculty and staff. 


SCHOOL OF MANAGEMENT

11:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. |Lecture Hall 8
In this presentation, you'll hear how current students get involved in professional internships, experiential learning activities, research, student organizations and prepare for careers in business

12:30 – 1:30 p.m. | Chenango Room
Dean's Reception


SCHOOL OF PHARMACY AND PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

12:45 p.m. |University Union 
Bus departs for School of Pharmacy. Bus departs back to main campus at 2 p.m.

1:15-1:30 p.m. Presentation about the Pharmacy Early Acceptance Program (PEAP)

1:30 - 1:55 p.m. Tour the new, state-of-the-art building.


THOMAS J. WATSON SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCE

11:15 a.m. – noon | Lecture Hall 1
Engineering presentation with faculty, admissions staff and student panel

11:15 a.m. – noon | Engineering Building, Room 110
Computer science presentation followed by tour of labs

12:15 - 12:40 and 12:45 - 1:15 p.m.
Mechanical Engineering| Lecture Hall 1
Biomedical engineering | Lecture Hall 2
Industrial systems engineering | Lecture Hall 12
Electrical and computer engineering | Lecture Hall 13


TRANSFER STUDENTS SESSION

2- 2:45 p.m. | Lecture Hall 8
Hear from admissions staff, the Transfer Student Services Office and student panel. Followed by tour of the Apartments Community.


Other happenings!

STUDENT-LED CAMPUS TOURS
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. (Gather by the University Union West clock tower.)
Choose from four tour options: general campus tour; Science Complex tour; fine and performing arts tour, and Innovative Technologies Complex (ITC) tour.

11 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Residence hall tours (on your own)
Throughout the day, stop by one or more of our five living-and-learning communities where a Collegiate Professor and student ambassador will explain the highlights/traditions of the community and showcase a room.

Where to meet up for residential tours:
College-in-the-Woods - CIW Commons
Dickinson and Newing — Chenango-Champlain Collegiate Center (C4), Fireside Lounge
Hinman — Nelson Rockefeller Collegiate Center (Hinman Commons)
Mountainview — Appalachian Collegiate Center, Room 111


MEET OUR STUDENT GROUPS

Noon – 3 p.m. | University Union, Mandela Room 
Students representing some of our 450+ organizations and clubs are ready to talk to you about all the fun opportunities and activities to get involved with on campus.

THE FIRST-YEAR BINGHAMTON EXPERIENCE
2:30 – 3:15 p.m. | Lecture halls

Parent-only session | Lecture Hall 14
A session just for parents (no students, please). You'll have the opportunity to speak with representatives from campus offices who will address typical parental concerns.

Student-only session | Lecture Hall 2
A session just for students (no parents, please). Hear from a student panel followed by plenty of time to ask questions and get honest answers from current Binghamton students.

FINANCIAL AID AND STUDENT RECORDS
11:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. | Admissions Center
Financial aid counselors will be available to answer specific questions about financing options.

PATHWAYS TO SUCCESS IN CHEMISTRY, BIOLOGY AND CALCULUS

1:15 - 1:45 p.m. | Lecture Hall 10
2:15 - 2:45 p.m. University Union, Room 103
Calculus. Biology. Chemistry. They're the courses many students fear! At Binghamton, we've taken these gateway courses and transformed them. Come meet the faculty who teach these courses and find out how Binghamton students succeed.

OFFICE OF UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS
11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. | Admissions Center
Admissions counselors will be available to answer your specific questions. You may also pay your enrollment deposit and officially become a Binghamton University Bearcat!

FLEISHMAN CENTER FOR CAREER AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Noon- 12:30 and 1- 1:30 p.m. | University Union, Room 133
Presentation on the Fleishman Center's signature programs and services.

Noon – 3 p.m. | University Union, Room 133
Speak with Fleishman Center staff to learn about the many programs and services that prepare students for career or graduate school success.


Dining Options

Experience our residential community dining halls and eat at student prices. Or, stop by one of our cafés to purchase sandwiches, coffee, soft drinks, desserts, snacks and more.

Getting to Binghamton

No matter which direction you are coming from, driving directions and door-to-door MapQuest directions are available on our website.

Campus Parking

Campus parking is free during Open House. When you get to campus, please look for event signs directing you to designated parking lots.

Lodging

If you plan to arrive early or stay late, you may make a reservation at one of many hotels in the Binghamton area.