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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

 

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Upcoming Events
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS
Johnstown Open House for Master's in Organizational Leadership
The event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Johnstown Industrial Development Inc. on July 30.
PUBLICATIONS
July issue of @Geneva
Read about Proactive Stewardship.
COMMUNITY EVENTS
Beaver Falls Community Crime Watch Day
On Sat., Aug 2, this popular annual event kicks off in a new way.
PUBLICATIONS
June issue of @Geneva
Read about chemistry program grants.
INCOMING STUDENTS
Freshman Expedition registration is open
First-year students can meet new friends and prepare for the college transition prior to Welcome Week through outdoor adventure activities.