Schedule of Events: Summer 2016 Orientation*
There is one July overnight orientation session which is comprised of a Day 1 (day/evening program) and a Day 2 (morning program). For easiest access, please park in the Fifth Avenue Parking Garage.
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to and during Orientation on our GUIDEBOOK App.
Download the Guidebook App in your respective app store and search for WCSU Orientation 2016.
Schedule for Students and Parents
parent information is highlighted in yellow
|DAY 1||Day Program|
|8-10 a.m.||Placement Testing in Higgins Annex Room 114|
|9:15 a.m.||Campus Tour for students and parents|
|9:30-10:30 a.m.||Check-in for students and parents in Warner Hall. Faculty check-in at the SC info desk.|
|10:30-11 a.m.||Western Welcome in Science Building 125 for all students and family|
|11 a.m.-noon||Student-to-student program on the Science Building Lawn or in Bill Williams Gym in case of rain. Students only.|
|11 a.m.-noon||Information Tables about campus services in Warner Hall for parents|
|Noon to 1 p.m.||Lunch for students in the Midtown Student Center Restaurant - next program starts at 1 p.m.|
|noon-1:30 p.m.||Lunch for parents in the Midtown Student Center Restaurant - students leave by 1 p.m.|
|1-2:30 p.m.||Dean's Welcome for students in their respective schools|
Department Meetings with
students; students meet with faculty. Specific room
assignments will be listed on each student's schedule
|1:30-2:15 p.m.||Parent Workshop: Getting Connected - SC 202|
|2:30-3:15 p.m.||Parent Workshop: Building Academic Success - SC 202|
|2:30-3:30 p.m.||Students will get their IDs and computer accounts in groups|
|3:30 p.m.||Campus Tour for parents only|
|3:30-4:30 p.m.||Faculty Roundtable for students. Select faculty will discuss strategies for being successful at college. White Hall 122. Students only.|
|4-6 p.m.||Parent Reception - Parents mingle with faculty and staff while enjoying refreshments in the Midtown Student Center Danbury Room|
|5:30-6:30 p.m.||Dinner for students staying for the overnight program|
|4:30-5:30 p.m.||Students will get their IDs and computer accounts in groups|
|6:30 -10 p.m.||Overnight program for students|
|6:30- 8 p.m.||Student-to-student gathering|
|8-9:15 p.m.||Solo Circus|
|9:15-10 p.m.||BINGO with prizes|
|DAY 2||Morning Program|
Breakfast and Send-Off Celebration in the
Midtown Student Center Restaurant.
Students will be able to get their student ID, computer accounts, and buy books anytime during the day or may return any time over the summer (please check individual offices' websites for office hours).
* Schedule subject to change. Please check back for additional information.