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, Location TBD

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, West Plaza

1 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Guests meet with Parents Council Leadership, Location TBD

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 Staff TBD
Pathways to First Year Success: Career Development, Writing Center, Library Services, and Academic Success Staff TBD
Parent and Family Transitions Staff TBD
Money Matters: Financial Aid Staff TBD
Staying Healthy and Safe in College Staff TBD

2:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Academic Preparedness, Location TBD

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, Location TBD

3:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
Family Send-Off

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