Last updated: March 28, 2014

Schedule of Events: June 2014 Orientation*
Times still subject to change - please check back later

  Orientation Check-in at Newbury Hall
6:00pm Check in for the Overnight Orientation - parents return the next morning
7:30pm Interest Session 1
8:30pm Pizza & Interest Session 2
9:30pm Activity
  Continental Breakfast
8:00am-9:00am Orientation check-in for parents and information tables
8:00am & 9:00am Campus Tours
  • Workshops for students
  • Workshops for parents
10:15am - 10:45am     President’s Welcome
11:00am-12:30pm        Academic Sessions: Introducing students to Western Connecticut State University and their department (students only)
11:00am-1:00pm Parent programs: University 101 and University 102
12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch and social time with deans and faculty
  • Financial Aid Information Session
  • Honors Student Information Session (by invitation only)
  • Housing Information Session
  • Transfer Student Orientation
  • Wednesday only: Pre-Education Information Session for Secondary Ed. Pre-education majors and those Elementary Ed. majors who could not attend on Tuesday
1:30pm & 2:30pm Campus Tours
4:00pm Most offices remain open until 4pm or even 4:30pm for students to get their ID or make changes to their schedules;
Students may return any time over the summer to pick up their IDs, buy books, etc. (please check individual offices' websites for office hours

Room assignments for these information sessions and programs will be provided on the day of orientation and will be included in the student and parent packages.

* Schedule subject to change.  Please check back for additional information.

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