Schedule of Events
2017 New Student Orientation Schedule
August 18, 2017
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Residence Hall Move-in & Orientation Check-in, Springs Student Center Lobby – 1st Floor
12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
Lunch, Greenville Dining Hall (GDH)
*Dining Hall meal vouchers will be distributed during check-in for registered guests.
1 p.m. – 1:50 p.m.
Opening Session and Welcome, Jacobs Hall 205 – Chapman Auditorium
Welcome to New Student Orientation! Hear from the administration and get excited for what’s in-store at Orientation and during your career at PC!
1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Students meet in your Orientation Groups
Guests meet with Parents Council Leadership
1:40 p.m. – 2:20 p.m.
Co-Curricular Interest Sessions, Choose one session
Students and their guests can attend together or separately.
|Session Title||Session Leader||Room|
|Student Involvement and Service: Fraternity and Sorority Life, Multicultural Programs, Recreation, Religious Life and Service||Daniel Adams, Lisa McCoy, Brittney Smith, and Rev. Rachel Parson-Wells||Jacobs 208|
|Pathways to First Year Success: Career Development, Writing Center, Library Services, and Academic Success||Kim Lane, Jonathan Butler, Betsy Byrd, and Brittany Goodson||Jacobs 109|
|Parent and Family Transitions||Dr. Joy Smith and Brian Fortman||Jacobs 111|
|Staying Healthy and Safe in College||Larry Mulhall and Jackie Waldron||Jacobs 108|
2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Academic Preparedness, Jacobs Hall 205 – Chapman Auditorium
Come hear about important keys to academic success at PC from the Dean of Academics and the Provost (Chief Academic Officer).
3 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Community Standards, Jacobs Hall 205 – Chapman Auditorium
3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Family Send-Off, Springs Student Center Porch
4 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Free Time for New Students
Arrange your new space, make a Walmart run^, or meet with offices on campus.
5 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Dinner with Orientation Groups, Greenville Dining Hall (GDH)
9 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Optional Late Night Activities!, Springs Student Center
^Walmart Supercenter: 922 East Main Street, Laurens, SC 29360