Last Updated: March 29, 2017
Welcome to the Orientation Page for Parents
The parent schedule
for Summer Orientation, 2017 has not been finalized as of yet. Below
is the information from last year which will give you an idea of
what the workshops cover. We will be updating this information
Parents will check-in between 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. in Warner Hall followed by the Western Welcome from 10:30 - 11:00 a.m. in the Science Building 125 with President Clark.
Offices will be open all day so parents can get additional information, complete insurance waivers, etc. Students should get their ID card, email and windows accounts, class schedule (this will be given to them during the academic program) and buy books.
Consider coming back over the summer if you find long lines at any of these places. You can come back any time Monday - Friday during office hours. Check individual offices for business hours and locations.
11:00 a.m. - noon
Information tables will be set up in Warner Hall for parents to browse and ask any questions of several different campus departments/offices.
Noon - 1:30 p.m.
Midtown Student Center Restaurant
1:30 - 2:15 p.m.
Students entering their first year of university face a range of challenges in making a successful transition from high school to college. The goal of this workshop is to review those challenges and to provide suggestions on how parents can assist their students in making important campus connections.
2:30 - 3:15 p.m.
Building Academic Success
Is your student unsure about how to pick a major
or questioning whether s/he has chosen a suitable major? How can
your student get off to a good start at college? What should the
game plan be for success? And speaking of success, how des your
student find out about experiential education and career options?
These questions will be addressed by representatives from Academic
Advisement Center and Career Development Center. Learn some tips for
academic success; find out about assessments that can assist your
student in choosing a suitable major; get important tips that will
boost your student's chances for success, beginning the very first
Parents who would like a tour of the Midtown WCSU Campus should
meet tour guide at the Student Center Plaza.
Parents who would like a tour of the Midtown WCSU Campus should meet tour guide at the Student Center Plaza.
4 - 6 p.m.
SC Danbury Room
Parents, Please join us in the Midtown Student Center Danbury Room for a meet and greet with WCSU senior staff, faculty and other parents. Enjoy complimentary appetizers and wine or beer (first one is on us) with cash bar thereafter.
4 - 6 p.m.
This concludes your parent program at
WCSU. We hope you enjoyed your day!
This concludes your parent program at WCSU. We hope you enjoyed your day!