Last updated: May 20, 2015

Schedule of Events: June 2015 Orientation*
Times still subject to change - please check back later

DAY 1 Orientation Check-in at Newbury Hall (Midtown campus)
6:00pm Students Check in at Newbury Hall with their luggage for the Overnight Orientation
  Parents Check in at Midtown Student Center
7:30pm Welcome - Ice Breakers (Newbury Hall)
  Parents Workshop/Panel Discussion
8:30pm Pizza & Interest Session for students (Newbury Hall)
  Parent Reception
9:30pm Comedian and Magician Michael Kent for students (Student Center Theater)
  Parents leave for the night
10:30pm Bingo in the Student Center Cafeteria with chances to win prizes
DAY 2  
8:00am - 9:30am Orientation check-in for parents and students who didn't come to overnight on Alumni & Friendship Circle
  Information Tables and Continental Breakfast set up in Warner Hall for students and parents
9:30am - 10:00am     President’s Welcome (Ives Concert Hall in White Hall)
10:00am-10:30am Monday only - Ancell and & VPA students take bus to Westside Campus; all others remain on Midtown
10:00am-11:30am Parent program: University 101/102 (Whitehall 122 and Ives Concert Hall)
10:30am-11:30pm        Academic Sessions: Introducing students to Western Connecticut State University and their department (students only) - follow an OL to your assigned room or check your map
11:30pm-1:30pm Lunch and social time with deans and faculty (Westside - Patio, Midtown - Veranda/walkway between Old Main and Student Campus Center)
1:00pm - 4:00pm
  • Financial Aid Information Session (Student Center 201A)
  • Tuesday only: Pre-Education Information Session for Secondary Ed. majors and those Elementary Ed. majors who could not attend (Student Center Theater)
  • Honors Student Information Session - by invitation only (Irfan Kathwari Honors House)
  • Commuter Student Program
3:00 pm Last bus from West side to Midtown (Monday only)
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.

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

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