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Orientation Schedule for New Students NOT in the First Year Seminar

Re-Entering and Transfer Students
August 16-19, 2014
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**Schedule Subject to Change**

Saturday, August 16

Campus Offices Open from 10am-4:30pm. We're here to help!

In Hedrick Administration Building:
Admissions
Financial Assistance
Registrar (until 2 pm only)
Business Office

In Hoke Hall:
Information Technology

In the Cannon Student Center:
Proctor Health Center
Student Affairs

Other:
Corriher-Linn-Black Library

Orientation Activities

9:00am-12:15pm

 

Check-in for ALL new students — transfer, Early College, re-entering, commuter, and residents, including those who have already moved in: Robertson College-Community Center

11:00am-12:15pm

 

Orientation Luncheon, courtesy of Chartwells, for all new students and families: Peeler Crystal Lounge. Meet, mingle, and eat with fellow new students, faculty, and staff!

12:30pm

 

Welcoming Assembly for new students and their families: Keppel AuditoriumImmediately following the Welcoming Assembly — Transfer Student Meeting with Transfer Advisor, Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner Hall

2:00 pm

 

FYI Catawba for Parents: Keppel Auditorium. Student Affairs personnel (academic, counseling, health, and career services), public safety, Chartwells Dining, and student/residence life provide information about their areas; followed by an unscripted question-and-answer session with students about the realities of being a Catawba studentFollowing the FYI for Catawba Parents "Taking care of business": Time for parents to visit important campus offices (e.g., business office, financial aid, Admissions), if necessary, before leaving campus.

4:00pm

 

"Time to Let Go." Families and students bid farewell

4:00-5:00pm

 

Obtain your Student IDs and Parking Permits for Transfers Only: Transfer students may come to the Student Affairs Office in Cannon Student Center to obtain the documents they need to park and eat on campus

5:00-6:00pm

 

Finding Your Way Around the Academic Computing System! Learn how to register online, add classes, check your hours completed, and find information about classes, books, majors, and graduation requirements: Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner Hall

6:15pm

 

Transfer Dinner: Cannon Student Center

7:00pm -10:00pm

 

 Fun Fest! Stanback Plaza

 

Sunday, August 17

Campus Offices Open from 10:30am to 1:30pm. We're here to help!

In Hedrick Administration Building:
Admissions
Financial Assistance
Business Office

In Hoke Hall:
Information Technology

In the Cannon Student Center:
Proctor Health Center
Student Affairs

Orientation Activities

7:30-9:00am

  

Breakfast: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

10:30am

 

Campus Worship: Omwake-Dearborn Chapel

11:30am-1:00pm

 

Lunch: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

3:00pm

 

Information Meetings for Prospective Majors:

  • Business Administration, Accounting, Economics and Finance, Management, Marketing, Information Systems, International Business, and Communications Arts (including Integrated Marketing Communications and Sports Communications): Tom Smith Auditorium

  • Elementary Education and Special Education (Elementary Concentration): Room 108, Ketner Hall

  • History and Politics, Administration of Justice, Pre-Law, and Public Administration:  Room 322, Hedrick Administration Building

  • Humanities (Literature, Writing, Religion, Philosophy, Spanish): Room 204, Hedrick Administration Building

  • Mathematics, Mathematical Finance, and Computer Science: Room 213, Ketner Hall

  • Music (including Music Performance, Music Education, Music Business, Sacred Music, Popular Music, Choral/Instrumental Groups, and Music Minors): Williams Music Building, Room 103.  Individual auditions for all ensembles will begin and then continue at 7:00pm. The music theory placement test will be administered at 3:30 in Williams Music Building, Room 016, for all prospective majors and minors who have not yet taken it. Those students may take the math placement interview at 4:45pm

  • Physical Education, Recreation, Therapeutic Recreation, Sport Management, Exercise Science, and Athletic Training: Room 109, Abernathy Physical Education Center

  • Psychology: Room 233, Hedrick Administration Building

  • Science (Biology, Chemistry, Environmental Science and Studies, Environmental Education, Sustainable Business and Community Development, and all allied health Professions including pre-medical, vet, and pharmacy): Room 107, Shuford Science Building

  • Sociology: Room 303, Hedrick Administration Building

  • Theatre Arts (Theatre Arts, Musical Theatre, Theatre Arts Education, and Theatre Arts Admin.): Hedrick Little Theatre, Robertson College-Community Center. Musical Theatre students must come to this meeting first and then take the music theory placement test following (around 4 pm).  

4:00 pm

 

Middle School and Secondary Education Prospective Majors and Minors (including Special Education: Middle and High School Concentrations): Ketner 108

4:00pm

 

Math Placement Interview: Wave I advising groups, Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner Hall

4:45pm

 

Math Placement Interview: Wave II advising groups and prospective middle and secondary majors and minors, Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner Hall

5:15pm

 

Wave I Dinner: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

6:00pm

 

Wave II Dinner: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

6:00pm-8:00pm

 

Drop in to the "Coffee Break @ the 3rd Place Coffee House." Meet some new friends, learn about upcoming opportunities and programs, and maybe even win a prize!

7:00pm

 

Catawba Soccer: Frock Field

Get into the soccer spirit as the men's and women's soccer team play exhibition games. Check out the new soccer stadium at Frock Fields.

7:00pm

 

Auditions for Musical Ensembles:  For choral and instrumental groups. Rehearsal Hall, Room 103, Williams Music Building. All interested students who have not yet auditioned

9:00pm

 

High-Stakes Orientation Bingo: Crystal-Peeler Lounge

 

Monday, August 18

7:15am-8:45am

   

Breakfast: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

8:30am

 

Transfer and re-entering students: Check in and prepare for advising and registration, Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner Hall

11:45am-12:45pm

 

Lunch: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

5:00pm-7:00pm

 

Dinner:  Canon Student Center dining hall

5:00pm-6:30pm

 

Blue Masque Interest Meeting: Open to all students interested in theatre. Hedrick Little Theatre, Robertson College-Community Center.

5:00pm-6:00pm

 

Phi Beta Lambda Interest Meeting, College Division of Future Business Leaders of America: Professional business fraternity open to all business majors and other students with an interest in business. Tom Smith Auditorium, Ketner Hall

5:00pm-6:00pm

 

Corriher-Linn-Black Library Gala: Come visit Corriher-Linn-Black Library for a treat!

8:00pm-10:00pm

 

Get Hypnotized! Daniel James, Hypnotist: Cannon Student Center

 

Tuesday, August 19

7:30-8:30am

 

Breakfast: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

11:00 am

 

Campus Employment/Work Study Meeting: Mandatory meeting for any student with work-study or campus employment in Hedrick Little Theatre

11:00am-12:45pm

 

Lunch: Cannon Student Center Dining Hall

12:00 noon

 

International Students Meeting: Mandatory meeting, Hedrick Administration Building, room 204

2:00pm

 

Blue Masque Audition Workshop

4:00pm

 

Convocation:   Official opening of the 2014-2015 Catawba College Academic Year. Chapel.

5:15pm

 

Community Party: Trustees, faculty, student, coaches, and club fair. Dinner.

7:00pm

 

Evening programming: Sustainable Catawba! Stanback Plaza