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Cumming Campus Sample Schedules

Please note that these sample agendas are for the Cumming Campus sessions only and that session times may vary by orientation date. You will receive a detailed orientation agenda upon check-in.

New Student Orientation

New Student Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
1:00 p.m. Check-In
1:30 p.m. Welcome to UNG and Schedule Overview
1:40 p.m.

Co$t of College

How prepared are you to make financial decisions while at UNG? During this educational competition, you will engage with multiple scenarios, navigate campus, and be able to ask questions of university offices.

Presenters: Auxiliary Services, Business Office, Financial Aid Office, and Student Money Management Center

2:40 p.m.

Connecting on Campus

In this session, you will explore co-curricular involvement opportunities and resources offered by the University and campus partners to point you in the right direction throughout your first-year on campus.

3:05 p.m.

Tech Talk (Group 1)

This hands-on session will guide you through the technology resources and support services available to all Nighthawks!

Presenter: Student Success Technology Specialist and Orientation and Transition Programs

Mindset Matters (Group 2)

Learn how to take advantage of UNG’s resources that can prepare you to work smarter, not harder! Join this session to test your knowledge of the academic support services provided at UNG.

Facilitated by: various offices

3:45 p.m.

Mindset Matters (Group 1)

Learn how to take advantage of UNG’s resources that can prepare you to work smarter, not harder! Join this session to test your knowledge of the academic support services provided at UNG.

Facilitated by: various offices

Tech Talk (Group 2)

This hands-on session will guide you through the technology resources and support services available to all Nighthawks!

Presenter: Student Success Technology Specialist and Orientation and Transition Programs

4:25 p.m.

Academic Preparation

Do you remember everything about classes from Online Pre-Orientation? Hear some highlights to help make registration and your first semester at UNG as smooth as possible. 

Presenters: Academic Advising Center and Orientation and Transition Programs

5:00 p.m.

Maximize Your Major

Meet with an advisor in your major to learn more about major specific requirements and post-graduate opportunities.

5:30 p.m.

Course Registration

Complete the class registration process! Orientation Leaders, Faculty, and Staff will be available to assist with the class registration process.

5:30 p.m.          

New Student Orientation Checkout

Finish your Orientation Day here: have your class schedule(s) reviewed, complete your student ID paperwork, and get your questions answered. All students must check out with our staff after course registration!

Parent and Family Orientation Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
1:00 p.m. Check-In
1:30 p.m. Welcome to UNG and Schedule Overview
1:45 p.m.

Overview of UNG

Learn more about navigating UNG as a part of your student’s support system.

Presenter: Dean of Students

2:30 p.m.

FERPA Overview

Learn more about your student’s rights and responsibilities at UNG.  We will also discuss how to work with your student and the university within those rights and responsibilities.

Presenter: Office of Enrollment Services

2:40 p.m.

Campus Safety and Auxiliary Services

This session will provide participants with an overview of the Nighthawks Card, Bookstore, Campus Dining, Parking, and additional services students need to know!  The UNG Police will also provide an overview of the programs and services available to help maintain a safe learning environment for all students.

Presenters: Auxiliary Services and UNG Police

3:00 p.m.

Financial Aid and Business Office Overview

Hear about when your student's bill is due, how to pay it, and how to make sure they are working with Financial Aid to get all of their scholarship and loan paperwork in on time.

Presenters: Business Office and Financial Aid Office

3:30 p.m.

Resources to Support Your Student

In this session you will hear about various offices and services your student can access and use as they prepare to continue their education at UNG. You will also receive information about our Internal Transfer Process.

Presenters: Division of Student Affairs & Orientation and Transition Programs

4:20 p.m.

Orientation Leader Panel

Hear from current UNG students about life as a Nighthawk! The leaders will answer questions you might have about campus resources, their own personal UNG experiences, and becoming a student leader at UNG!

Presenter: Orientation Leaders

4:50 p.m.

Next Steps and Letter Writing

Orientation may not be the last thing that your student needs to do before classes. Hear some reminders to help your student stay on top of everything. 

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

5:30 p.m.

New Student Orientation Checkout

Your student will complete their Orientation Day here: have their class schedule(s) reviewed, complete their student ID paperwork, and get their questions answered. All students must check out with our staff after course registration!

Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer Student Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
10:00 a.m. Check-In
10:30 a.m. Welcome to UNG & Schedule Overview

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs
10:35 a.m. Transfer Experience Reflection                                                                         

Find out how your previous experiences can influence what lies ahead for you here at UNG! We will talk about not just the process of transferring, but also the growth and development that can happen when you attend UNG with previous higher education experience.

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs
11:05 a.m.

TREX Opportunities

Learn more about the resources and opportunities available to all new transfer students. 

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

11:15 a.m. Break
11:20 a.m.

Tech Talk

This hands-on session will guide you through the technology resources and support services available to all Nighthawks!

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

11:50 a.m. Lunch
12:25 p.m.

Academic Preparation

Do you remember everything about classes from Online Pre-Orientation? Hear some highlights to help make registration as smooth as possible. 

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs 

1:10 p.m.

Schedule Planning

Prepare for advising by reviewing your transfer credits and major information in the UNG Catalog.  You’ll have time to begin building your course schedule to simplify your course registration process

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs and Academic Advising

1:45 p.m.

Maximize Your Major

Meet with an advisor in your major to learn more about major specific requirements and post-graduate opportunitie

2:15 p.m.

Course Registration

Register for your classes! Orientation Leaders, Faculty, and Staff will be available to assist with the class registration process.

2:15 p.m.

Transfer Student Orientation Checkout

Finish your Orientation Day here: have your class schedule(s) reviewed, complete your student ID paperwork, and get your questions answered. All students must check out with our staff after course registration! 

Transfer Parent and Family Orientation Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
10:00 a.m.

Check-In

10:30 a.m.

Welcome to UNG and Schedule Overview

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

10:35 a.m. Depart from TSO Students
10:45 a.m.

Campus Safety and Auxiliary Services

This session will provide participants with an overview of the Nighthawks Card, Bookstore, Campus Dining, Parking, and additional services students need to know!  The UNG Police will also provide an overview of the programs and services available to help maintain a safe learning environment for all students.

Presenters: Auxiliary Services and UNG Police

11:05 a.m.

Financial Aid and Business Office Overview

Hear about when your student's bill is due, how to pay it, and how to make sure they are working with Financial Aid to get all of their scholarship and loan paperwork in on time.

Presenters: Business Office and Financial Aid Office

11:35 a.m.

Resources to Support Your Student

In this session you will hear about various offices and services your student can access and use as they prepare to continue their education at UNG. You will also receive information about our Internal Transfer Process.

Presenters: Division of Student Affairs & Orientation and Transition Programs

12:25 p.m. Lunch
1:10 p.m.

Orientation Leader Panel

Hear from current UNG students about life as a Nighthawk! The leaders will answer questions you might have about campus resources, their own personal UNG experiences, and becoming a student leader at UNG!

Presenter: Orientation Leaders

1:40 p.m.

Next Steps and Letter Writing

Orientation may not be the last thing that your student needs to do before classes. Hear some reminders to help your student stay on top of everything. 

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

2:15 p.m.

Transfer Student Orientation Checkout

Your student will complete their Orientation Day here: have their class schedule(s) reviewed, complete their student ID paperwork, and get their questions answered. All students must check out with our staff after course registration!

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