RAMily Training Workshop Series

Join Orientation, New Student & Family Programs for our virtual RAMily Training Workshop Series.

This training series is designed to complement orientation and help new students & families navigate their transition into the Suffolk University community.

  • What to expect from a RAMily Training Workshop? Attendees will hear from Suffolk University representatives from a variety of offices about transition action items and resources. Attendees will also have the opportunity to ask questions.
  • What topics will be covered? The RAMily Training Workshop Series will cover a wide range of topics, such as how to prep for orientation, course registration, housing selection, and more.

Please note the RAMily Training Workshop Series is virtual and will be held via Zoom. No pre-registration is required, Zoom links to each training session will be emailed out to all new students and family members 3 business days in advance of the session. We encourage you to download the Zoom application and access the event on a desktop for the best possible viewing experience.
And email us with questions.

You’ve Deposited… What’s Next?

May 16, 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited students and families

Pat yourself on the back, you’re officially part of the RAMily! September will be here before we know it, but what happens in the meantime?

Join us on Monday, May 16, for our “You’ve Deposited… What’s Next?” RAM Training Workshop and find out what to expect at orientation, COVID-19 vaccination/immunization upload instructions, course selection, University Housing portal, and more!

Transfer Student Tips

May 17, 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited transfer students

So you’re new to campus, but not to college! This transition may look a little different, but don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.

Join us on Tuesday, May 17, for our “Transfer Student Tips” RAM Training Workshop, where we’ll outline important next steps for transfer students and share helpful advice on navigating the transfer student experience at Suffolk!

Admission counselors will cover how to get transfer credits assessed and applied towards your degree, action items you’ll need to accomplish prior to the start of the fall semester, and common mistakes you can avoid in the transfer process.

Proud to be FIRST! Making the most of your college experience

May 18, 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited first generation students and families

Arriving on campus for your first day of college as a First-Generation student can be intimidating – but it doesn’t have to be!

Join us on Wednesday, May 18, for our “Proud to be FIRST!” RAM Training Workshop and find out exactly what to expect during your time at Suffolk, as well as the support services designed just for you.

Dr. Jarvis Chen, Director of the McNair Scholars Program, and Bea Patiño, Director of the Center for Student Diversity & Inclusion, will introduce you to all the resources and tools available for new First-Generation students and families. They’ll also answer any questions you may have prior to the start of the fall semester.

International Student Transition Guidance

May 25, 8 a.m. EST and 6 p.m. EST
For: Deposited international students

We know that as an international student, your journey to Suffolk can seem overwhelming at first. That’s why we’ve designed a RAM Training Workshop just for you!

Join us on Wednesday, May 25, for our session on “International Student Transition Guidance,” presented by the International Student Services Office. They’ll help answer any questions about the transition into the United States and the University, and remind you of action items you’ll need to complete this summer, including immigration paperwork and health policies.

Know before you go… to Orientation

June 1, 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited students and families

With Orientation just around the corner, it’s important to come prepared so you can make the most of your time on campus!

To learn more about the action items you must complete before Orientation, join us for a Pre-Orientation RAM Training Workshop on Wednesday, June 1. Our Office of Orientation, New Student & Family Programs will cover topics such as getting to Orientation, creating a packing list, last minute placement tests and course registration trouble-shooting, COVID-19 vaccination upload instructions, and more!

How to pay the bill?

July 12, 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited students and families

Paying tuition can feel daunting, we know! Let’s break it down and explore your options together.

To get a better sense of what paying your tuition bill will look like, join us on Tuesday, July 12. Representatives from the Ram Financial Center will cover the step-by-step process of paying your tuition bill—as fall tuition bills are currently available to students and families—as well as answer any general questions you may have about funding your education!

Fall sport student-athlete, know before you go

July 14, 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited recruited fall student athletes and families

Student athletes, let’s get the ball rolling! Questions about move in? Pre-season? Here’s your chance to get some answers.

Find out what you need to know before the start of your season by joining us on Thursday, July 14. We'll outline what you can expect from your pre-season, what action items you’ll need to complete before the start of the academic year, and what the move-in process for residential student athletes will look like.

Shipping off to Boston, everything you need to know about moving into your University housing

July 26, 7 a.m. EST and 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited students living in university housing and families

Moving into college is a huge step! Nervous about roommates? Doing laundry for the first time? Never been to Boston before? That’s all normal, let’s talk about it!

We’ll cover everything you need to know about moving into your University housing in this info session on Tuesday, July 26. We’ll discuss the move-in process, what to pack, and any other action items you’ll need to complete before the start of the fall semester.

The final countdown! Final reminders and questions

August 23, 12 p.m. EST and 7 p.m. EST
For: Deposited students and families

Fall semester is right around the corner, are you ready Rams? Bring us your unanswered questions! Let us ease your nerves. Let’s check in one last time before we officially welcome you to campus.

Ask us anything you still need to know about move-in day and the start of the academic year in this meeting on Tuesday, August 23. Orientation, Student Affairs, Counseling, Health & Wellness, and Residence Life will be available to offer final reminders and provide tips to help make for a successful start to the fall semester.