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Orientation Schedule

Transfer, New, and Re-Entering Student
Orientation and Registration Meeting
January 10, 2017
(Dates Updated Due to Inclement Weather)

Tom Smith Auditorium
Ketner Hall 


Week of January 2, 2017:  Many campus offices, including the Business Office, Financial Aid, Student Affairs, Admissions, and the Registrar are open so that you may finalize preparations for registration.  To determine whether you need to complete work or provide items for any of these offices, click the “check for hold codes” link on the orientation webpage.  Health Services re-opens from the break on January 9.

Resident students may check-in with Student Affairs to obtain room keys between noon and 5 pm on Monday, January 9.  If students are unable to arrive by the 5 pm deadline, they may check in beginning at 8 am on January 10.


  • 8:30 a.m. —Check-in, Ketner Atrium (downstairs)
    Coffee mingle with President Brien Lewis and members of Academic Affairs, Admissions, and Student Affairs

  • 9:00 a.m. — Welcome from Academics and Student Affairs
    (Academic Services, Health, Public Safety, The Student Handbook)
    Dr. Michael Bitzer, Provost, Interim Dean of Students
    Dr. Forrest Anderson, Associate Provost for Student Success

  • 9:30 a.m.  — Advising, Registration, Information Technology and Online Registration 
    Dr. Sheila Brownlow, Transfer Advisor
    Ms. Susan Agner, Registrar

  • 10:15 a.m.  — Arrival of Academic Advisors for preparation for class registration