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Second Year Orientation Schedule

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

Monday, August 7

(optional, but encouraged and it's fun!)

6:30 - 8:30

SkyZone Buffalo 425 Cayuga Rd , Cheektowaga, NY 14225

Come join our NEW D1 students for dinner and trampolines! FREE for all D2 students!

Please submit waiver in advance
Tuesday, August 8
5:30 - 8:30

Social Event w/First Year Students

This is a chance to reconnect with classmates and, if you are participating as a Big, to meet your little sibling

Baird Point, North Campus

Rain Location: Student Union, North Campus

Wednesday, August 9
8:30 – 10:00   CMS distribution B30 Squire
10:00 – 12:00 

Supply Distribution

NOTE: Dental supplies will not be issued unless payment has been made

B30 Squire
12:00 – 1:00   Lunch with Class of 2021   

105 Harriman

1:30 – 2:30   Academics and CLD 827 Overview (Drs. Antonson & Gambacorta)   147 Diefendorf
2:45 – 4:15   Computer & ExamSoft / Examplify New Updates [please bring your notebook computer] 147 Diefendorf
Thursday, August 10
12:30 –2:00

Introduction to Picasso, 1st Floor Clinic

(last name begins A - G)

2:00 – 3:30

Introduction to Picasso, 1st Floor Clinic

(last name begins H - N)

3:30 - 5:00

Introduction to Picasso, 1st Floor Clinic

(last name begins O - Z)


When reporting to clinic for orientation,

you MUST bring your UB card

and know your Picasso password. If you forgot your password, stop in 105 Squire prior to August 9th

6:00 - 8:30

Welcome Back DDS Students (optional, but encouraged)

Buffalo River Works 359 Ganson Street Buffalo, NY

Spouses, familiies are welcome to join you!

Friday, August 11  
  All Friday activities are for D2 Registered Volunteers ONLY  
10:00   Arrive at Slee Hall  
10:30 - 11:45   White Coat Ceremony  
12:00 – 2:00   1st Year Family Luncheon - Marriott  
Monday, August 14
6:00pm -7:00pm Kavo Kerr Handpiece Distribution in Pre-Clinic Lab