Orientation 2016 welcomes incoming students

Orientation 2016 at Dominican University of California began August 17 with move-in day for resident students.

Students and parents checked-in at Conlan Recreation Center, located at the intersection of Grand and Acacia Avenues, between 8 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Members of Dominican's student orientation team were available to help during the moving-in process.

Dominican President Mary B. Marcy, Dean of Students Paul Raccanello, Alumni Relations Director Katherine Kunz, and Associated Students of Dominican University (ASDU) President Lawrence Yu spoke at the welcoming address in the Conlan Center gymnasium at 1:30 p.m., followed by the introduction of the orientation mentor team.

At 2:15 p.m., the parent orientation program was held in Angelico Concert Hall while student orientation group meeting No. 1 was conducted across campus.

From 4:15-4:45 p.m. parents and students had their farewell moments at a Dominican welcome on Anne Hathaway and Meadowlands Lawns.

Dinner for students was served in Caleruega Dining Hall from 5-7 p.m. followed by "PLAYFAIR" in the Conlan Center at 7:30 p.m. and an Ice Cream Social at 9 p.m. hosted by Alumni Relations.

Orientation 2016 continued Thursday through Sunday, August 18-21, with an exciting array of activities for incoming students.  Orientation events on campus included a FunFest and Movie Night on the Alemany Library lawn, “The Amazing Race” , and “Games on the Green.” Off campus events included hiking Gold Hill Grade above the Dominican campus, walking to downtown San Rafael, and joining a shopping trip to a local Target Store.

CLICK HERE for a complete list of Orientation activities.

CLICK HERE for more information about Orientation Day 2016.

CLICK HERE for more information about Family Weekend at Dominican on October 28-30.


July 27, 2016