January Orientation Schedule Overview

Friday, January 10th

Students and guests will receive a finalized schedule upon arrival and check-in.

Don’t forget to speak with an Academic Advisor to get your class schedule set before attending orientation! You can reach Academic Services at 540-654-1010.

8:00 – 9:45 am Check-in for off-campus students (2nd floor UC)

8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast with your OL (optional- res students)

8:00 – 10:00 am Walk-up Advising Appointments (Chandler & UC first floor)

8:15 – 9:30 am Campus Resource Fair (2nd floor UC)

9:30 – 10:00 am Meet Your Orientation Leader

10:00 – 10:45 am Welcome and Overview of Orientation

10:45 – 11:30 am Academic Overview (traditional/BLS)

11:30 – 12:20 pm Lunch

Student Afternoon Schedule

12:30-1:00pm Residential Student Onboarding (Capitol Room)

12:30-1:00pm Off-Campus Student Onboarding (Chandler Ballroom C)

1:15 – 1:45 pm Avoiding Pitfalls: Student Panel (Chandler Ballroom C)

1:45 -2:00 pm Break

2:00-2:45 pm Getting Connected on Campus (Chandler Ballroom C)            

2:00 – 4:30 pm             Transfer Student Advising: By Appt Only

2:45 – 3:15 pm Staying Safe on Campus (Chandler Ballroom C)

3:15-3:30 pm Break with OL

Parent/Guest Afternoon Schedule

12:30 – 1:15 pm Setting Your Student Up for Academic Success (Colonnade Room)

1:15 – 1:45 pm Campus Safety (Colonnade Room)

1:45 – 2:00 pm Break

2:00 – 2:30 pm Money Matters (Colonnade Room)

2:30 – 3:15 pm What to Expect as Your Student Transitions (Colonnade Room)

3:15 – 3:30 pm Break

Joint Afternoon Schedule

3:30 – 4:45 pm Soaring Through Your Finances (Monroe 114)

3:30 – 4:45pm ODR (open office hours)

3:30 – 4:45 pm Find Your Classes (tours) leaving from 2nd floor UC

3:30 – 4:00 pm Concurrent Sessions: Round 1

  • College of Education Colonnade
  • College of Business Capital
  • GI Bill VRC
  • Career CCPD office

4:15 – 4:45 pm Concurrent Sessions: Round 2 – everyone does both!

5:00 – 6:00 pm Dinner (UC)

Extended Orientation 

Honor Training and Title IX – Tuesday, January 14, 2020 – 5pm-6pm – Colonnade Room

Club Carnival – Wednesday, January 15 – 5pm-7pm – University Center

Transfer Club Mixer and Study Abroad Fair – Thursday, January 16 – 4pm – Lee 411

Off-Campus & Transfer Student Open House – Tuesday, January 21 – 11am-1pm – UC 320