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Orientation and check-in details

Geneva 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!

Early Camp Attendees
For students who are involved in sports camps, band camp, student leadership, or work study. Teams have various campus arrival dates; please check with your coach.  
August 14
9 a.m. – 4 p.m. Skye Lounge                         Check-in

New Freshmen and New Transfers
For incoming freshmen and transfer students
Geneva's student development staff has planned an exciting week of meetings and activities that enable new students to meet one another, continue working on their Learning and Transitions course, and begin the transition to academic life at Geneva College. This year’s theme of Challenge Something Inside invites students to think deeply about who they are and who they are called to be.

Daytime events, as well as Thursday evening events, are mandatory. Students are strongly encouraged to attend all evening activities as well. Transfer and commuter students with job commitments should request this week off work.

Please bring the following items for your orientation experience:

Semi-formal attire  Apparel with your high school’s name 
3 wire clothes hangers   Swim suit 
Lego’s  Outdoor work clothes 
Water toys  1 pack of Ramen noodles 
Money (specifically - $6.38)  Flashlight 

 

August 19    
  9 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Skye Lounge   Check-in 
Complete campus check- in prior to moving into residence hall
Parents - Please visit the Parent Welcome Tent between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. in front of Old Main.
  11:30 a.m.  S&E 312A  Spanish assessmentonly for students taking Spanish 
  12:30 p.m.   S&E 312A  Reading challenge exam 
Only for students challenging their SAT/ACT score placement
  1:30 p.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. 
  2:30 p.m.  JHW Chapel   Bible assessment (make-up) Required of all new students who did not take assessment during Summer Preview 
  3:30 p.m.  S&E 312A   Advising meeting for CONDITIONALLY Accepted students (REQUIRED) 
  4:30 – 6 p.m.   Alexander Dining Hall  Dinner through the line following check-in 
  7 p.m.  Metheny Fieldhouse   Opening meeting 
August 20-22    
Events throughout the day on and off campus
August 23
8:30 a.m. Beaver Falls  Community service projects
5:40 p.m.  TBA Mystery Bus Trip
9:30 p.m. Student Center Courtyard Closing ceremony

 

 

Returning Students (first day of classes)
August 25
8 a.m. – 4 p.m.  Skye Lounge   Check-in


 

Point of Excellence

Biblical Studies professors Drs. Byron Curtis, Jonathan Watt and Scott Shidemantle are regular presenters of papers at professional conferences, and have recent publications in the area of Hebrew Bible and the Greek New Testament
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Upcoming Events
Oct26
Reformation Day Service
Metheney Fieldhouse 6:30 p.m.

SERVICE
Service opportunities in Beaver Falls
Students can work with Tiger Pause and the Dare2XL programs.
CURRENT STUDENTS
Branches on campus
The Christian indie/folk band is kicking off the Three Past Three program on October 23.
COMMUNITY
Living in Color: Steppin’ Up—Moving from Theory to Action
The conference, which focuses on getting involved in multicultural issues, will be held Nov. 7-8.
GRADUATE PROGRAMS
MBA program to host Open House
An information session that includes a complementary dinner will be held at the Cranberry Regional Learning Alliance on Tue., Oct. 28.
VISIT EVENTS
Business Day is November 8
Activities for those interested in business majors include simulations and networking with current students, faculty and local business leaders.