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2009 Orientation and check-in details

Orientation and check-in details
Geneva College faculty and staff are gearing up for the start of the fall semester. Don't miss these important check-in and orientation details for new and returning students.
New Freshmen and New Transfers
For incoming freshmen and transfer students
Geneva College's student development staff has planned an exciting week of meetings and activities that enable new students to meet one another, begin work on the Learning and Transition course, and help the transition to academic life at Geneva College.
Daytime events are mandatory, and students are strongly encouraged to attend all evening activities as well. Students with job commitments should request this week off work.

Tuesday, August 25

8 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Skye Lounge Registration/move in
Complete campus check- in prior to moving into residence hall. Registration will close at 1 p.m
11 a.m. S&E 341

Math challenge exam
Only for those students challenging their placement as determined by SAT/ACT scores.  Payment will be taken at the door. 

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. Alexander Dining Hall

Lunch
Parents welcome at cost of $5 per person

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. John White Chapel

Spanish assessment test
Only for those students wishing to take Spanish

1 p.m. - 3 p.m. Various Halls

Settle in to rooms

1 p.m. - 2 p.m. John White Chapel

Bible assessment (make-up)
Required of all new students who did not take assessment during Summer Preview 

2 p.m. - 3 p.m. John White Chapel Reading challenge exam 
Only for students challenging their SAT/ACT score placement
3 p.m. - 4 p.m. Metheny Fieldhouse

Opening Ceremony
Parents welcome

4 p.m. - 5 p.m. TBA L&T group meetings
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. TBA Dinner
6:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Across campus Inaugural Geneva Games
9 p.m. Residence halls Residence Hall/Commuter meetings
Commuter location TBA

Wednesday, August 26 - Friday, August 28
Events throughout the day, on and off campus.
Details available upon arrival.

Saturday, August 29

9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Beaver Falls Community service projects
5 p.m. Alexander Dining Hall Dinner
7 p.m. The Brig Ice cream social
8 p.m. John White Chapel The O-Show
9 p.m. McKee Lawn Closing ceremony

Sunday, August 30

11 a.m. Metheny Fieldhouse Worships service with College Hill Reformed Presbyterian Church

Returning Students
Monday, August 31 (first day of classes)

8 a.m. - 4 p.m. Skye Lounge Check-in

 

Point of Excellence

A great majority of Geneva students – 70% – complete internships during the course of their study.

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Upcoming Events
Nov01
Geneva Alumni & Friends visit "Annie" at The Benedum
Benedum Center, Pittsburgh 2:00 p.m.

ADULT DEGREE PROGRAMS
Adult Programs trip to Italy
The trip for students, alumni, and friends and family is scheduled for April 25-May 10.
ARTS & CULTURE
Students present Peter Pan
The fall semester theater production will run Oct. 30–Nov. 1 and Nov. 6–8.
ACADEMICS
October issue of @Geneva
Read about Career Development's popular Networking and Etiquette Dinner.
STUDENTS
Geneva partners with Zipcar to offer car sharing
New program provides students a cost effective and sustainable alternative to car ownership on campus.
SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.