9:30 – 10 a.m.: Orientation Check-In
10 – 10:30 a.m.: Opening Session and Welcome
We are so glad you can join us! Hear from administration and get excited to meet your fellow classmates!
10:30 – 10:40 a.m.: Introduction of Orientation Leaders
Students will find their orientation groups and leave the auditorium to join them. (See back of IDs for your orientation group.)
10:45 – 11:30 a.m.: PC Connect with Orientation Group (Students)
Come together to celebrate the unique stories and experiences you bring to PC! Get to know your fellow Blue Hose and plan the rest of your time during NSO.
Are you Smarter than a PC Student? (Parents)
Stay tuned and participate in our game show! Hear from current PC parents and learn about how to get involved at PC!
11:45 – 12:30 p.m.: Academic Sessions
Hear from faculty about academics at PC! Professors in each of the four categories below can answer any questions you may have:
- Natural Sciences: biology, chemistry, mathematics, physics
- Social Sciences: business, economics, education, political science, psychology
- Humanities: english, foreign language, history philosophy, religion
- Arts: art, art history, music
12:30 – 2 p.m.: Lunch with New Friends
Grab a bite to eat, hang with new friends, swap contact information, and connect with your new PC family with music, games, and of course FOOD!
1:30 – 5 p.m.: Campus Departments
Departments on campus will be in Springs for you to talk to staff about any questions you may still have. Meet with Financial Aid, talk to Student Accounts, see the Registrar, or chat with Campus Police and more.
2:30 – 4: 30 p.m.: A Wild GooseChase and TieDye
2:30 – 4:30 p.m.: Covid Vaccine Clinic (Free to All)
3 – 4 p.m.: Tour a Room in Your Residence Hall
Envision yourself in your new space. Be sure to take pictures!
4 – 5 p.m.: Athletic Meeting (ATHLETES AND GUESTS ONLY)