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Transfer Orientation

All transfer students are expected to attend Orientation beginning Thursday, August 25 through Sunday, August 28, 2016.

The schedule:

Thursday, August 25: 

3-4 p.m. Resident Transfer students check in

5-6 p.m. Commuter Transfer students check in

6-7 p.m. Tacos for Transfers dinner in the Randall Campus Center/ Stewart Room

8-9:30 p.m.  Karaoke in the Chapel of the Johnson Center

Friday, August 26:

7:45 a.m. Breakfast   
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

8:15 a.m. Campus Tour and Informational Session

11 a.m. -12 noon  Lunch 
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

12 noon - 5 p.m.  Transfer Fun Trips. Meet in front of the Randall Campus Center (The Barn)

5-6 p.m. Dinner
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

8:30 p.m. Annual Movie Night - see printed schedule

Saturday, August 27:

8-10 a.m.  Breakfast
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Campus Bookstore will be open

10 a.m.  Welcome to Your New City

12 noon -2 p.m.  Lunch
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

2-4:30 p.m.  Chaos Day Sponsored by Student Senate     Behind BCC

5-7:30 p.m.  The Main Event in The Quad

Join in the giant musical chairs contest.

Great prizes will be given to the first 20 winners.

Dinner will be served as part of The Main Event from 6-7:30 p.m.

7:30-9 p.m. Tunes in Emma's sponsored by SAC (Lower level of the Randall Campus Center)

9-11p.m. ResHallapalooza: Look for information posted on the entrances of your Residence Hall. Commuters are encouraged to attend!

Sunday, August 28:

8-9:30 a.m.  Continental Breakfast
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

We encourage you to enjoy a service at a local church.

11:30 a.m. ‑ 2 p.m. Brunch    
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

4-6 p.m.  Annual Multicultural Services Student Mixer.
Open to all students who have secured a reservation through Brenda Stevens at ofgriraf+znybar+rqh by Wednesday, August 24.
First shuttle leaves the Barn at 3:30 p.m.

4:30-6 p.m.  Dinner 
Hoover Dining Commons (take your student I.D.)

8 p.m.  Celebration: A night of worship, prayer, and cookies!   
JC Chapel - Sponsored by Student Senate Spiritual Life Co-Directors


Here's why you need to be here:

  • If you're a resident student, this is when you'll check into your room.

  • You'll attend sessions that help you understand general education at Malone, information about your major, policies, and graduation requirements.

  • You'll receive your student ID, mailbox information, computer training, and more.

  • You'll get to know the Malone Community - including other transfer students.  

Contact Us

There will be many people on campus at Orientation to answer questions you may have.
If you need to ask about something before you arrive, please don't hesitate to contact us by emailing cnaqrefba+znybar+rqh or calling 330-471-8273.

What students have to say...

"My transfer experience was great! Malone helped the transition run smoothly, and I'm very happy with my choice. Between my experience in the classroom and my time with the girls on my team, Malone has been the best decision I've made."

- Emily Soricelli (Early Childhood Education/Soccer)

"Malone made it a very smooth transition from my old school to here. Everyone was really accepting and made my switch fun and easy."

-Jaymee Mook (Nursing Major)

"Transferring to Malone was one of the best decisions I've made in my college years. It gave me the chance to continue to play the sport I love along with a great education."

- Zachary Bates (Early Childhood Education/Basketball)