First Year Orientation August 7 - 11, 2017

Notes

  • Orientation activities are designed to provide critical information to DDS students regarding the academic and non-academic aspects of the forthcoming year.
  • Orientation dates won't change. However, we may change some of the individual sessions.
  • Please check in periodically.
  • All Orientation activities are mandatory for all students. No exceptions.
 

Monday

August 7

Tuesday

August 8

Wednesday

August 9

Thursday

August 10

Friday

August 11

Morning  

9:00 - 10:00

Registration and Welcome  Breakfast

105 Harriman Hall


9:00 - 9:30

UB Card Distribution

Last Name A - F

105 Squire

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9:30 - 9:45

Dean's Welcome

148 Diefendorf

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9: 45- 11:00

Financial Aid Overview

148 Diefendorf

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11:00 - 11:30

UB Card Distribution

Last Name G - K

105 Squire

 

9:00 - 10:00

Biochemistry

Pre-Test

(bring laptops)

148 Diefendorf

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9:30 - 11:30

International Student Orientation

(for anyone with a F1 VISA)

325B Ruchlin Room

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10:00 - 10:30

Brunch with US Army 

148 Diefendorf

 

8:00 - 8:30

Light Breakfast in Squire Hall Student Lounges

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8:30 – 9:30  

CMS distribution

B30 Squire


White Coat Ceremony

Slee Hall

(North Campus)

 

Arrive at: 10:00

Program:

10:30 – 11:45  

10:00 - 11:45

Breakout Session & Campus Tour with D2's

105 Harriman

10:30 - 12:00

Gross Anatomy Scrub Pick-Up

3rd Floor

Biomedical Education Building

9:30 – 12:30  

Supply distribution

 B30 Squire

Midday

12:00

Lunch with D2's and Admissions Committee

105 Harriman

11:30 - 12:30

BOCA Lunch

148 Diefendorf

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12:30 - 1:00

UB Card Distribution

Last Name L - Q

105 Squire

12:00 – 1:00 

Lunch

with

Class of 2020

105 Harriman Hall

12:30 – 1:30

Lunch

105 Harriman Hall

White Coat Luncheon

1st Year Family Luncheon

12:30 – 2:30

 

Buffalo Marriott

Niagara

1340 Millersport Hwy.

Amherst, NY 14221

Afternoon
 

1:00 - 3:30

CLD 800: Intro to the Profession First Class Session

Dr. Brendan Down

148 Diefendorf


1:00- 2:00

Academic Expectations/tips on Staying Organized

148 Diefendorf

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2:00 - 2:30

Information Technology @ UB

(bring notebook computer)

148 Diefendorf

 

1:00- 1:30

Office of Student Services

148 Diefendorf


1:30 – 2:30

Whip Mix Articulator Presentation

B30 Squire

 


3:30 - 4:30

UB Parking Permit

&

White Coat Distribution

148 Diefendorf

 

2:30 - 3:30

ExamSoft / Examplify Testing Software Training (bring notebook computer)

 

148 Diefendforf

 

 

1:30 – 2:30  

Harassment Prevention

148 Diefendorf

 

2:30 – 3:15 

White Coat Ceremony Overview

B30 Squire

SEE YOU AT FIRST DAY OF CLASS!

(8/14)

 

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Kavo Kerr

Handpiece

Distribution

 

Monday 8/14

 

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Pre-Clinic Distribution

 

3:30 - 4:00

UB Card Distribution

Last Name R - Z

105 Squire

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3:30 - 4:00

Individual Computer & Technology Support (optional) (bring notebook)

148 Diefendorf

2:30 – 3:00

University Police

148 Diefendorf

 

6:00 - 8:30

Welcome New DDS Students and Families

 

(optional, but encouraged)

 

Buffalo River Works

359 Ganson Street

Buffalo, NY

REGISTRATION

3:00 - 4:00

Student Health & Student Medical Insurance

148 Diefendorf

Evening

6:30pm - 8:30pm

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park

425 Cayuga Rd.

Dinner Provided!

Waiver Form

 

5:30 - 8:30

    Big Brother/      Big Sister    Canoeing and Picnic with D2 Students

        Baird Point,

North Campus

FREE TIME

Monday, August 14th

5:00pm - 6:00PM, Pre- Clinic Lab

Kavo Kerr Handpiece Distribution & Informational Care Session