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New Student Orientation: Overnight Parent/Family Schedule- Dahlonega

July 10-11

July 13-14

July 17-18

Day One
Agenda - Day One
TimeEvent
8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Parent Check-In

Location: Rec Center

Drop students at Commons first if riding together.

**Parent and Family Association Overview at 8:45 a.m.
**Tours of Owen Hall and North Georgia Suites provided

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Welcome Session

Location: Rec Center
Dr. Janet Marling, Vice President of Student Affairs

10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

UNG History and Traditions 

Location: Rec Center

Nighthawk Network

10:15 a.m. - 10:25 a.m.

Nighthawk Talk: Leadership at UNG

Location: Rec Center

10:25 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.

Financial Aid & Business Office

Location: Rec Center

11:05 a.m. - 11:20 a.m.

Parent and Family Association Overview 

Location: Rec Center

11:25 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Student Schedule Overview

Location: Rec Center

11:45 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Campus Tour

Leave from Rec Center

12:15 p.m. - 1:10 p.m.

Lunch and Campus Errands

Dining Hall

1:20 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Academic and Student Resource Panel

Location: Rec Center

  • Student Health Services
  • Student Counseling
  • Library & Technology Center
  • Student Money Management Center
  • Career Services
  • Student Disability Services
  • Tutoring & Supplemental Instruction
2:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.

Technology Tips and Tricks

Rec Center

2:15 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Academic Policies and Procedure Overview 

Location: Rec Center

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Breakout Session (Choose one session)
Location: Various Locations

  • Recreational Sports – Derek Leonard 
  • Student Involvement and Leadership – Wes Thomas 
  • Center for Global Engagement (Study Abroad) – Lise Lange
  • Social and Cultural Engagement Opportunities – Tara Overzat 
  • Undergraduate Research and National Scholarships – Julianne Reynolds 
  • Music Ensembles and Performing Opportunities – Andy David
  • CLEP tests and AP Credit – Austin Tolbert
  • Army ROTC Scholarships – Greg Killeen 
3:45 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Academics at UNG: Meet the Deans

Location: Rec Center

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Academic Advising & Core Curriculum

Location: Rec Center

5:15 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Dinner

Location: Dining Hall  (Optional and included in the parent fee)

Day Two
Agenda - Day Two
TimeEvent
7:30 a.m.

Parking

Location: Rec Center Parking Deck

8:00 a.m. - 8:50 a.m.

Breakfast

Location: Dining Hall

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.

Successful Transitions

Location: HNS Auditorium
Alyson Paul and Chaudron Gille

9:55 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Ask the Students

Location: HNS Auditorium

10:30 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Nighthawk Talk: OURS Campaign

Location: HNS Auditorium

11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Student Auxiliary Resources and Public Safety

Location: HNS Auditorium

  • Card Services & Dining Services – Jackie Barnaby, Tom Dove
  • Parking Services & Bookstore – Beverly Martin, Annie Barnaby
  • Public Safety – Dennis Dorsey

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

Catered Lunch

Location: Dining Hall Banquet Room

1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Resource Fair

Location: Rec Center

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Special Communities

3:10 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.

Strategies for Success

Location: Rec Center

3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

New Student Checklist Review and Final Questions

Location: Rec Center

4:45 p.m.

Optional: Student & Parent Post-Registration Schedule Support

Location: Academic Advisement Center

***Students should check out of Commons Residence Hall first.

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