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RIT new student orientation matricula

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RITArc-0435

Scope and Contents

RIT new student orientation matricula includes two bound volumes of new student's signatures recorded during their new student orientation. The registers are labeled "Matricula 2014" and "Matricula 2016. " The 2014 volume has a note on the inside cover which says "*This book is actually the class of 2015."

Dates

  • 2010-2014

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Dr Jeremy Haefner, RIT Provost, initiated the idea to have incoming freshmen sign a ledger or "Matricula." Matricula is a Latin word meaning a register. It appears these were created during freshman orientation. New students are broken up into orientation groups, and ach of the groups had a page for all members to sign. The year on the ledger is the year the students will graduate.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 doc box)

Language

English

Overview

RIT new student orientation matricula includes 3 bound volumes labeled "Matricula 2014" and "Matricula 2016" and "Matricula 2017". The 2014 volume has a note on the inside cover which says "*This book is actually the class of 2015."

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically.

Physical Location

C.S. South, Shelf 230

Immediate Source of Acquisition

RIT new student orientation matricula were donated to the RIT Archives by Sue Provenzano, Asst Provost Academic Affairs in September 2012. Accession number(s): 2012:064

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Jody Sidlauskas in December 2012.
Title
RIT new student orientation matricula
Subtitle
RIT Archives
Status
Published
Author
Jody Sidlauskas
Date
10 December 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archive Collections Repository

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