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Schedule of Orientation Events

2016 Schedule

Day One: For Students*

8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Check-in and pickup of information packets at Goodman Hall
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Refreshments
9:00 a.m.–9:20 a.m. Welcome by Dean of Students
9:30 a.m.–10:15 a.m. Meet Your College
10:30 a.m.–11:10 a.m. Self-Advocacy and Civic Responsibility
11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Public Safety and Transportation
11:30 a.m.-11:50 a.m. Overview of Dining Services and Bookstore
Noon–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.–1:10 p.m. Making the Most of New Student Orientation
1:10 p.m.–2:10 p.m. First Year Student Survey
2:10 p.m.–2:40 p.m. Residence Hall Experience
2:40 p.m.–4:40 p.m. Time with your Orientation Leader; Visit buildings on Campus; Get Your USciences ID
4:45 p.m.–5:30 p.m. Intercollegiate Varsity Athletic Teams Meet
5:00 p.m.–6:30 p.m. Dinner
5:45 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Break, Optional Activities
7:00 p.m.–8:00 p.m. Making the Right Choices (skits)
8:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m. Late Night @ USciences
10:00 p.m. More Food and Fun

Day One: For Families*

8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Check-in and pickup of information packets at Goodman Hall
8:00 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Refreshments
9:00 a.m.–9:20 a.m. Welcome by the Dean of Students
9:30 a.m.-10:15 a.m. Meet Your College
10:30 a.m.-11:10 a.m. Self-Advocacy and Civic Responsibility
11:10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Public Safety
11:30 a.m. –11:50 a.m. Overview of Dining Services and Bookstore
Noon–1:00 p.m. Lunch
1:00 p.m.–4:45 p.m. Preparing for Student Academic Success, Helping Your Student Succeed; Financial Aid and Student Accounting Services; Career Services
4:45 p.m.–5:15 p.m.

Student Services Fair

Day Two: For Students*

8:00 a.m.–8:45 a.m. Breakfast
8:45 a.m.–9:00 a.m. Meet your Orientation Leader
9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Overview of Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Course Registration, Commuter Parking, Network Accounts Student Health and Counseling, and Student Engagement

3:30 p.m. Check out of Goodman Hall

Day Two: For Families*

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Various University Offices are open for walk-in visits (Student Accounts, Financial Aid, Career Services, ARC, Dean of Students, etc.)

1:00 p.m.-2:15 p.m. Student Affairs Parent Partnership Series
2:15 p.m.-3:15 p.m. President Reception
3:30 p.m. Check your student out of the residence halls

*You’ll receive a more detailed schedule when you arrive.

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