IGNITE is an event designed to welcome new students to the Nyack College community. Upon arrival you will be placed in an orientation group with other freshman and student leaders. This group will be your mentor group and will remain a valuable connection as you move throughout your year. Expect to connect with administration, faculty, staff, and peers as you get to know the community through games, activities, and workshops. This is a required event for all incoming freshman. Registration and check-in will occur on-campus.
WHAT IS IGNITE?
- Our required Freshman orientation to the campus, college life and the culture of Nyack College
- A time to be placed in a mentor group–a valuable connection for the year ahead
- A chance to bond and build community with other students, staff and campus leaders
- A required event for all incoming freshmen
- A beginning to what we hope will be a memorable relationship!
WHEN IS IGNITE?
IGNITE takes place September 1 through September 3.
- You can move into your residence hall on Sunday, September 1 at 1:00 pm.
- You will receive a welcome bag with information that will guide you during the time planned. Please be sure to keep your name tag with you. The schedule of activities is behind your name tag.
WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT?
- Meeting other new students
- Worship conducted by our student-led worship teams
- Playing games, games and more games!
- Attending informative workshops
- Building trust
- Sharing hopes, dreams, fears, and life tips!
WHAT DO YOU NEED?
- Comfortable clothes and shoes for the games and activities.
LIVING IN THE RESIDENCE HALLS
All new residential students will be allowed to move into the dorms on Sunday, September 1, 2019. Dorms will open at 1:00 p.m. No one can move in prior to that time.