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 shortly.

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

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.

Getting Connected
SC 202
Dennis Leszko

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
SC 202

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 semester.

3:30 p.m.
Campus Tour

Parents who would like a tour of the Midtown WCSU Campus should meet tour guide at the Student Center Plaza.

4 - 6 p.m.
Parent Reception
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.


This concludes your parent program at WCSU. We hope you enjoyed your day!


Additional Links:


Office of Parent Services

Parent Information Form



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