Orientation Schedule of 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

More information will be provided to both students and their familes regarding the Orientation schedule when you arrive on campus.

Contact:

Susanne Ferrin, Director of Student Engagement

Address:

Office Location: Whitecar Call, 1008
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495

Phone:

215-895-1192

Email:

s.ferrin@usciences.edu