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Guest Orientation Sample Agendas

Freshman Guest Orientation

Day One Only

8 a.m. Check-in
8:30 a.m. Working Ourselves Out of a Job: Helping Students Adjust to College
9 a.m. Welcome to Shocker Nation!
9:30 a.m. Break
9:45 to 10:45 a.m. Optional Campus Tour
9:45 a.m. Parent Information Sessions

  • 9:45 a.m. FERPA Basics
  • 10 a.m. Financial Operations / Accounts Receivable
  • 10:15 a.m. Money Matters
  • 10:45 a.m. What Can Student Health Offer You?
  • 11 a.m. Social Responsibility

11:30 a.m. Lunch in Shocker Nation
noon Optional Housing Information Session
12:45 to 1:45 p.m. Optional Campus Tour
12:45 p.m. Parent Information Sessions

  • 12:45 p.m. Academic Expectations and Student Success
  • 1:30 p.m. Career Development Center
  • 2 p.m. Diversity in Wu!

2:30 p.m. Financial Aid

Optional campus tours will also be given to guests at 8:30 a.m. on Day Two of Freshman Orientation.

Please note that there is not a formal guest program during the second day of Freshman Orientation.

Transfer Transition Guest Orientation

8 a.m.  Check-in
8:30 a.m.  Welcome
9 a.m. Social Responsibility
9:20 a.m. FERPA Basics
9:45 a.m. Financial Operations / Accounts Receivable
10 a.m. Financial Aid
10:15 a.m. Money Matters
10:45 a.m. What Can Student Health Offer You?
11 a.m. Navigating Change
11:30 a.m. Lunch in Shocker Nation
12:30 p.m. Break for guests (feel free to join your student for the 1:30 p.m. session in their college)
12:40 p.m. Optional campus tour
1:30 p.m. Academics at WSU
2:30 p.m. Special Interest Session (Choose one)

  • Online Learning
  • Involvement in Wu!
  • Military and Veterans Student Center
  • Shocker Technology / Blackboard
  • Your College Money Plan

3 p.m. Student Check-out Begins

If you have campus business to conduct our student service offices (financial aid, student health, advising. etc.) are open until 5pm (or later), please see staff if you need directions.

All times and sessions are subject to change. Students and guests will receive a program agenda when they check-in.