THE BRONX - Over 100 Manhattan College freshmen spent the day getting a head-start on moving into their new dorms.

The students are participating in a program call "The Arches," which provides freshmen with an opportunity to bond through a learning-living community with administrative guidance.

The program assists students with their academic and social transitions at Manhattan College as well as in The Bronx through various activities.

Classes at Manhattan College start Aug. 27.