Orientation

Whether you just graduated from high school, raised a family and are returning to school, or somewhere in between, the Student Affairs Team welcomes you and is here to help you achieve your new academic goals. The first step to a successful college career is participation in the new student online orientation. This program will provide information to ease your transition to college life at Trocaire.

Our orientation program will enable you to learn more about the college. Important information regarding health records, academic advisement, college policies and financial assistance will be presented.

These are mandatory programs for all new Trocaire College students.

To complete the online orientation

Below is a checklist of important things that you need to have completed before you are able to register for your Spring 2018 semester classes.

1. Log in to all three IT Systems: Webmail, eStudent, and Moodle, and change your passwords. Your first time log in credentials were included on the second page of your acceptance letter. If you need assistance logging in and changing your passwords visit our IT Knowledgebase.
For help resetting Webmail visit: https://my.trocaire.edu/changing-webmail-password/
For help resetting eStudent visit: https://my.trocaire.edu/changing-estudent-password/
For help resetting Moodle visit: https://my.trocaire.edu/changing-moodle-password/

*If you have difficulties or questions with this please email the Help Desk at helpdesk@trocaire.edu

 

2. Log in to Moodle and complete the General Student Orientation.

To go directly to the orientation visit: https://trocaire.mrooms.net/course/view.php?id=9369

 

3. Schedule an appointment with your Academic Advisor to register for you classes

You can call 716.827.2577 or email advisementservices@trocaire.edu to schedule your appointment after you complete the online orientation.


Orientation FAQ


Will there be a chance to have an orientation on campus? 
Yes, there is a New Student Social held once per semester. You will learn more about the social after you register for classes.

Do I need to complete the online orientation? Yes, before a student can register they have to complete the online orientation.

How long does the online orientation take? Approximately 45 minutes

How do I get my identification card? Your picture for your photo ID card can be taken at least 24 hours after your registration appointment at the front security desk at the main campus.

What do I need my identification card for? This card is needed for borrowing books from the college library, identification on clinical sites, admission to college sponsored functions and the door swipe that connects the college to Mercy Hospital. A processing fee is charged for replacement cards.

When must I bring in my immunization (shot record)? In order to attend classes at Trocaire College, every student must hand-in written proof of their childhood immunizations and complete the meningitis response form. This is a requirement of the New York State Public Health Law 2165. These immunizations include your measles, mumps and rubella shots (MMR’s). You are also required to sign the meningitis vaccination sheet.

This record should be submitted at the time of your registration or before school begins. For any assistance in obtaining these records, and/or if you are without health insurance, please stop and Health Records Coordinator Sister Marie Andre at Main Campus room 129 or via phone at 716.827.2489. Failure to comply with this state regulation will keep you out of classes. Be responsible and hand these in as soon as possible. Deadline for completion is 30-days into the semester.


Contact

For more information about Orientation please contact:

Thomas Vane
Director of Student Engagement
716-827-2433
vanet@trocaire.edu