Summer Orientation is a one-day experience for incoming students. Sessions are offered on June 20, 21, 22, and 23, 2018. Students and families may select one of the four sessions through the Orientation Forms website beginning in January.
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-
Tempest Theater, Baugher Student Center
ORIENTATION ESSENTIALS FOR PARENTS AND FAMILIES
Musser Auditorium of Leffler Chapel
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.|