Multicultural Pre-Orientation Schedule

Sun., Aug. 14 - Wed., Aug. 17, 2022

The Multicultural Pre-Orientation experience is intended to touch on social and academic topics specifically related to students of color, and on a broader scale, to focus on their successesful transition into the campus community. The schedule is packed with sessions from faculty, student support services staff, and current spiders to share their experiences of being a student at UR.

Below is an example of "a day in the life of a Multicultural Pre-O participant", if accepted to the program students will receive an up-to-date schedule of the experience prior to arrival.

Multuicultural Pre-O at a Glance


7:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Breakfast, Heilman Dining Center (D-Hall)

8:40 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Ice Breaker: “Embrace your Special”

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Session 2: “Decoding the Professor"

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Session 3: Student Panel-Part I: "What's Really UP at UR?"

11:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Session 4: Navigating the Campus as a Person of Color

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch at the Heilman Dining Center

1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Session 5: “Navigating the Hook-Up Culture”

3:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m.
Spider Break!

3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Session 6: “What Kind of a Spider Am I?”

4:45 p.m. – 5:20 p.m.
Spider Break!

5:20 p.m. – 5:25 p.m.
Group Walk

5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner Time-Food Truck (dinner with fellow spiders across all transition programs)
Weinstein Center

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Got Talent? (Talent Show) THC—305