Blue Jays Beginnings Summer Orientation
June 20, 21, 22, or 23, 2018
Register below for your ONE DAY Summer Orientation!
Welcome to Elizabethtown College. Our required summer orientation program is called Blue Jays Beginnings. You will visit campus on one day from among these dates: June 20, 21, 22, or 23, 2018. You will meet your First Year Seminar professor who is also your academic advisor, you will meet your upper class student Peer Mentor, you will receive a copy of your fall semester schedule of classes, you will learn about the Core curriculum and requirements of various academic programs. We will answer all your questions about financial aid, student employment, athletics, residence halls, meal plans, extra-curricular programs, academic support services, and leadership opportunities.
Students and families may select one of the four dates to attend June orientation.
2018 Student Schedule (subject to change)
You can find a printable PDF of the schedule here.
REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION FAIR-
Register, continental breakfast, academic and student engagement fair.
WELCOME AND ANNOUNCEMENTS-
Recognition of the class of 2022 and their families: introduction of the First Year Seminar Peer Mentors
PICTURE THIS, GET CONNECTED, & BLUE JAY SWAG-
Brossman Commons 258
ORIENTATION ESSENTIALS FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES
Musser Auditorium of Leffler Chape
ACADEMIC ADVISING FOR BLUE JAYS-
Gibble Auditorium Esbenshade Hall
THE FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE- *students join parents in Musser Auditorium of Leffler Chapel
Overview of the Core Curriculum and Signature Learning Experiences by Kristi Kneas: Dean for Academic Affairs and Faculty Development. Overview of the First Year Program and Sophomore Year Experience by Brian Newsome; Dean for Curriculum and Assessment.
SUMMER PICNIC- Location to be announced
Students and families join First Year Seminar Peer Mentors forming into Blue Jay Flocks to meet the student's First Year Seminar faculty/academic advisor.
FIRST YEAR SEMINAR MEETINGS- Various Locations
FINANCIAL MATTERS FOR FAMILIES-
WELCOME TO THE NEST-
First Year Seminar Peer Mentors introduce the Blue Jay Flocks to the campus from a students' perspective and offer assistance navigating Jay Web, Canvas, Starfish.
PARENTS MEET WITH FYS FACULTY - Various locations
RESIDENCE LIFE & STUDENT WELLNESS -*At 3:00 p.m. students join parents in Musser Auditorium of Leffler Chapel
Marianne Calenda; Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students joined with representatives from Student Life introduce Residence Life, highlighting various Living Learning Communities with an overview of student wellness resources and programming.
RESIDENCE HALLS OPEN HOUSE-
|3:45 p.m.||FINANCIAL AID OPEN HOUSE- Zug Memorial Hall 208|
|3:45 p.m.||ACCOMMODATIONS/COMPLIANCE OPEN HOUSE- Baugher Student Center 226-239|
|3:45 p.m.||STUDENT WELLNESS OPEN HOUSE- Baugher Student Center 216|
|3:45 p.m.||CHAPLAIN & RELIGIOUS LIFE OPEN HOUSE- Brossman Commons 253|
|4:00 p.m.||MOMENTUM ORIENTATION - Hoover Hall 212|
|4:30 p.m.||FAREWELL FOR NOW - Baugher Student Center Terrace (tent) Stop by and visit should you have any last minute questions.|
|Please note our Jay's Nest grill and College Store will be open until 4 p.m. for your convenience|