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 upcoming semester classes.

1. Log in to both IT Systems: Webmail, E-Student, and Moodle, and change your passwords. Your first-time login 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: 
*If you have difficulties or questions with this please email the Help Desk at [email protected]

2. Log in to Moodle and complete the online New Student Orientation.

To go directly to the online New Student Orientation visit: https://trocaire.mrooms.net/course/view.php?id=12551

Students must use Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox when accessing Moodle to complete the mandatory, online  New Student Orientation. Safari, Microsoft Edge, and Internet Explorer are not compatible web browsers. This orientation must be complete prior to the students meeting with their advisor to register for classes.

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

You can call 716.827.2577 or email [email protected] to schedule your appointment after you complete the mandatory online New Student Orientation.



First-Time New Student Orientation

All first-time, full-time students at Trocaire College are mandated to participate in the in-person New Student Orientation for First-Time, Full-Time & Part-Time College Students which is held in August prior to the start of courses. The orientation will connect new students to Trocaire College, its resources, and each other as they begin their academic journey.

For first-time, full-time and part time students attending Trocaire College in the Fall 2021  must register for and attend the mandatory, in-person New Student Orientation for First-Time, Full-Time Students on Thursday, August 12, 2021 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM at Choate Campus. Students are allowed to bring up to two guests to accompany them. This orientation is not for Transfer students. 

First-time, full-time students must register for the in-person for First-Time, Full-Time & Part-Time College Students by Thursday, August 5, 2021. Students who have questions may contact Lauren Reczek, Director of Student Engagement and Orientation Coordinator, at [email protected] or call 716-827-2487.

  • Students attending the New Student Orientation for First-Time, Full-Time Students may bring up to two guests with them.
  • For accessibility accommodations (e.g. , alternative formats, wheelchair access, closed captioned videos), please let us know.
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New Student Social

We invite all new first-time and transfer students to attend the New Student Social at Trocaire College on Thursday, August 12 from 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM at Choate Campus. New students may bring up to two guests to this social. Students will be able to connect with their peers, classmates, and members of faculty and staff during this event.

Kindly RSVP for this event by Thursday, August 5, 2021 to the form below!

    New Students may have up to two (2) guests join you. These guests must be fully vaccinated OR wear a mask if not fully vaccinated and complete a screening form.
  • If you are bringing a guest, please let us know their name(s) below. We can only accommodate up to two guests per student.
  • Please let us know if you have any food allergies or dietary restrictions. This will be a BBQ style event where chicken will be served with typical foods such as a garden salad, macaroni salad, mac and cheese, and desserts. If you have any allergies, please let us know so we can best accommodate you. Select "OTHER" to let us know of other dietary or allergen information.
  • For accessibility accommodations (e.g. , alternative formats, wheelchair access, closed captioned videos), please let us know.


Orientation FAQ


Will there be a chance to have an orientation on campus? Yes, there is a New Student Social held once prior to the start of the semester that is open to new students to attend.

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

How long does the online orientation take? Approximately 30 minutes

Can I re-watch the orientation videos after I’m a student? Yes! You can access any of the videos through your Moodle account by using Panopto.

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, printing on campus, identification on clinical sites, and admission to college-sponsored functions. A $10 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 provide the Trocaire College Wellness Center proof of immunizations including measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) shot records and complete the Meningococcal Vaccination Response Form. This is a requirement of the New York State Public Health Law 2165. Students must also complete the Medical History Form.  These records must be submitted prior to your registration appointment.  Students are also required to have their Doctor complete the Trocaire College Physical Examination form.  Forms can be found at:  https://my.trocaire.edu/student-services/health-office/  Additional health records may be required based on your program of study.

Submit your individual health records electronically to [email protected] or fax to 716-825-0416.  If you have additional questions, reach the Wellness Center at 716-827-2579.








For more information about Orientation please contact:

Lauren Reczek, MS
Director of Student Engagement
[email protected]