Jay Chats are intended to help new students and their families during their transition to and first year at Etown. They are hosted by our director of new student/family orientation via Zoom; they are interactive sessions where you'll be able to ask questions and hear from others. Click on the Jay Chat's title for the Zoom link (available the week before) or recording (available the day after the Jay Chat).
Intended for new students beginning in Fall 2024 & their families
May 6, 2024 - You've deposited, now what?
Learn about next steps, including forms to complete this summer and June and August New Student Orientation.
July 22, 2024 - What to expect on check-in day
Beginning with check-in, we're here to help. Learn about check-in/move-in day and important details.
Intended for the families of new students who began in Fall 2024
September - Your Student's Support: Resources & Community
Learn about the resources available to support your student (academic advising, peer tutoring, career, wellbeing, and more), as well as communities, clubs, and organizations.
October - Your Student's Strength: Connection & Belonging
Learn about the many places where your student has had the opportunity to make connections on campus, to make their mark at Etown, and to make a difference in the community.
November - Your Student's Success: Celebration & Transition
With the semester beginning to wind down, let's celebrate your student's successes (student responses about their greatest success will be shared!) and the upcoming transition.