Tuesday, January 19th
Prior to Orientation
Prior to Orientation 2021, incoming students are encouraged to contact Academic Services at 540-654-1010 to make an appointment to be academic advisement. Your advisor will discuss your options and help you put together a schedule.
Your Orientation Day
UMW’s virtual orientation will be held over Zoom, an online, interactive video conferencing platform that allows for new Eagles to connect with each other during their session. We recommend that you access orientation on a computer with internet connection, and audio and video capabilities. During orientation you will meet other new Eagles, learn to navigate Canvas modules, and find out more about the other items you need to complete to prepare you to start in January.
You can find the schedule for the orientation day below. Orientation begins 1 pm on the date you registered for and will be completed by 4 pm. Please arrive (log-in) 10-15 minutes early for your orientation session.
|Afternoon Programming||Welcome to Orientation|
|Intro to the First-Year & Transfer Experience|
|Introduction to UMW Values|
|Meet your OL|
|Student and Administrator Panel Q&A|
|OL Time: Introduction to Canvas, Walk through of your checklist, using UMW email, Closing|
Following orientation, there will be a series of Canvas modules for you to complete. Some of the areas covered are as follows:
Canvas modules: Student Accounts, Financial Aid, On-Campus Housing, Academic Supports, Changing Your Schedule in Banner, Gearing Up for Your First-year Seminar, and more…