If you have questions regarding New Student Orientation or your first year at Southern, please contact the Office of New Student and Sophomore Programs via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (203) 392-5189.
The New Student and Sophomore Programs Office facilitates a collaborative university committee that plans and implements all orientation programs.
Sal Rizza, Director of New Student and Sophomore Programs
As the Director of New Student and Sophomore Programs, Sal Rizza oversees the overall coordination and implementation of orientation programs.
Jay Henderson, Graduate Intern for New Student and Sophomore Programs
Jay Henderson coordinates the Orientation Ambassador program and assists with all orientation operations.
Chris Piscitelli, Assistant Dean of Students and Director of Student Conduct
Chris Piscitelli oversees the overall coordination and implementation of parent orientation programs.
Resources on Campus
The resources below can provide valuable information. Most offices and departments are open Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.
Academic Advisement Center
Student Accounts Office
(Tuition and Fees; Pay Your Bill)
Disability Resource Center
(Student Disability Services)
Financial Aid Office
(Grants, Loans and College Work-Study)
(A Guide for New Students)
First year Experience Office
(First-Year Experience Program)
(Add-Drop Classes; Check Registration Status)
University Card Office
(Student ID/Hoot Loot card)