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 PreparednessJacobs 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


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