Guest Orientation Sample Agendas

Freshman Guest Orientation

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. Campus Safety Panel

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. Navigating Change
9:45 a.m. Campus Safety Panel
10:15 a.m. FERPA Basics 
10:30 a.m. Financial Operations / Accounts Receivable
10:30 a.m. Financial Aid
10:45 a.m. Money Matters 
11:15 a.m. What Can Student Health Offer You?
11:30 a.m. Lunch in Shocker Nation
12:30 p.m. Faculty Panel
12:45 p.m. Optional campus tour
1 p.m. Break for guests
2 p.m. Special Interest Session (Choose one)

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

2:30 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 5 p.m. 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.