Orientation Student Advisors

What to expect from orientation

Alexis Marchitte—Well, somehow almost 2 months of summer have passed since I left Brockport and now freshman orientation is upon us. There are certainly ways to maximize your experience and make the most out of your overnight orientation before you finally move in! I remember my orientation and the people I met like it was…

Leaving for Winter Break

Alexis Marchitte—When it comes to college, winter break is a little different from high school. In high school you have a week off after Christmas, and that time is mostly used to do all the homework and projects you were assigned. In college, it’s 6 full weeks of pure heaven. No homework, no roommates, no…

Here’s a Question: “So, Why Brockport?”

Shay Harris—It’s a question I’ve gotten a few times while walking backwards and giving a tour of my lovely campus, currently under construction. What follows is usually my eyebrow furrowing and me pinching my chin. Thinking. After taking a break, I inhale and give three answers: the people, opportunity for growth, and money. Brockport wasn’t my…

The Off-Campus House Hunt

Alexis Marchitte—In honor of signing my lease this week for my house next year, I want to share my experiences with house/apartment hunting in Brockport. It has been a 6 week long battle but we finally found the perfect house to live in during my junior year. There is a lot that goes into finding…

10 Things I Missed Most About Campus

Cat Mattis—Now that I have been back on campus for about a month, I have realized how glad I am to be back. There are many reasons I missed living on a college campus over the summer. Here are just a few of the reasons! Walking to get everywhere. I am not a huge fan…