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Orientation 2010: Oh The Places You'll Go

Orientation 2010 at Geneva College

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 engage in community and academic life at Geneva College. This year’s theme is Oh the Places You'll Go, focusing on the new adventures and challenges that await incoming students at Geneva.

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.

Wednesday, August 25   
8 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Registration  Student Center 
  Move-in  Residence Halls 
11 a.m. - 12 p.m.  Math Assessment  Science & Engineering 341 
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Lunch  Alexander Dining Hall 
12 - 1 p.m.  ACCESS luncheon for students with disabilities (Parents of ACCESS students welcome)  President's Dining Room (Alexander Dining Hall) 
1:30 - 3 p.m.  Settle into room  Residence Halls 
1 - 2 p.m.  Bible Assessment  John White Chapel (Old Main) 
2 - 3 p.m.  Reading Assessment  Northwood 013 
3 - 3:30 p.m.  Opening Ceremony: Parents and Students Metheny Fieldhouse 
3:30 -3:45 p.m.  Say Your Goodbyes
(Students: off to orientation events.
Parents: invited to stay for final session)
Metheny Fieldhouse 
3:45 - 5:30 p.m.  Students: Learning & Transition (L&T) Group Introductions  Various Classrooms 
3:45 - 4:30 p.m.  Parent Session  Metheny Fieldhouse 
5:15 - 6:30 p.m.  Dinner with L&T Groups  Memorial Lawn 
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.  Inaugural Geneva Games  All Campus 
8:30 - 10 p.m.  Residence Hall Meeting  Various Residence Halls 
Commuter Meeting  Skye Lounge (Student Center) 
     
Thursday, August 26   
7:30 - 8:15 a.m. Breakfast Alexander Dining Hall
8:30 - 9 a.m. Morning Devotions Alexander Dining Hall
9 a.m. - 12 p.m. Pisgah Training Pisgah Ropes Course
LOL (Love of Learning) John White Chapel (Old Main)
12 - 1 p.m. Lunch Alexander Dining Hall
1 - 4 p.m. Pisgah Training Pisgah Ropes Course
LOL (Love of Learning) John White Chapel (Old Main)
4 - 5:30 p.m. Break
4:15 - 5 p.m. Spanish Assessment Northwood 113
5:30 -10 p.m. Brady's Run (band students load bus at 6:15 p.m.) Brady's Run
Friday, August 27
7:30 - 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Alexander Dining Hall
9 - 9:30 a.m. Morning Devotions Alexander Dining Hall
9:45 - 10:30 a.m. L&T Overview L&T Classrooms
10:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Advisor Meeting Various Locations
12 - 1 p.m. Multiethnic Student Luncheon President's Dining Room
(Alexander Dining Hall)
Lunch Alexander Dining Hall
1 - 3 p.m. One for the Records Memorial Lawn
3 - 5 p.m. Oh, The Places You'll Go... during these next 2 hours All Campus
5:15 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner Alexander Dining Hall
7 - 9 p.m. Semi-Late Night Talk Show Metheny Fieldhouse
9 - 10 p.m. Bonfire Rugby Field
Saturday, August 28
8:30 - 9 a.m. Breakfast Alexander Dining Hall
9 - 9:30 a.m. Morning Devotions Alexander Dining Hall
9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Our Town Various Locations
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch At Site
1 - 5 p.m. Complete the College Student Inventory (CSI):
Time slot based on L&T group
Various Locations
1 - 6 p.m. Down Time
6:30 - 8 p.m. Formal Closing Banquet
(Semi-formal wear)
Alexander Dining Hall
8 - 9 p.m. Closing Ceremony  McKee Lawn 
Sunday, August 29
11 a.m. Church Service: led by College Hill Reformed Presbyterian Church Metheny Fieldhouse
12:30 - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Alexander Dining Hall
5 - 6 p.m. Dinner Alexander Dining Hall
Monday, August 30
8 a.m. Fall Classes Begin Various Classrooms
Wednesday, September 1
6 p.m. Boat Cruise in Pittsburgh Gateway Clipper, Pittsburgh, PA
Friday, September 3
10:10 a.m. Academic Convocation Metheny Fieldhouse


 

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