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Transfer Student Orientation Parent/Family Sample Schedule - Dahlonega

Time Event
8:00 a.m.


Location: Hoag First Floor

8:30 a.m.

Welcome to UNG!

Presenter: Dr. Janet Marling, vice president for student affairs
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

8:45 a.m.

Depart from TSO Students

9:00 a.m.

Overview of UNG

Presenter: Dr. Janet Marling, vice president for student affairs
Location: Young Hall 202

9:45 a.m.

FERPA and the Registrar's Office

Presenters: Suzanne Jabaley, Associate Registrar
Location: Young Hall 202

10:00 a.m.

Parent Family Association

Presenter: Parent and Family Association
Location: Young Hall 202

10:15 a.m.


10:30 a.m.

Breakout Sessions (Choose Two: First Session at 10:30 AM – 10:55 AM, Second Session at 11:00 AM – 11:25 AM)

1. Cadet Briefing – Young 115
All cadets are required to attend this session to learn more about the unique aspects of Cadet life on the UNG Dahlonega campus and how to prepare for your experience.
Presenter: MAJ Neikirk and Anita Prince
(**This session will last through both time blocks (10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.**)

2. Veteran/Military and Non-Traditional Student TipsYoung 112
Come meet other Veteran/Military and Adult Learner students and learn tips for making a successful transition to UNG.
Presenter: Assistant Director Veteran & Adult Learner Programs (VALP)
**Offered in first time block only (10:30 a.m. - 10:55 a.m.)**

3. Online CoursesYoung 112
Learn about eCore, and UNG online opportunities and UNG.
Presenter: Merci Rivera, Online Student Success Advisors
**Offered in second time block only (11:00 a.m. - 11:25 a.m.)**

4. Student Involvement and LeadershipYoung 114
Learn how to make the most out of your time at UNG by joining organizations and participating in student events/programs.
Presenters: Wesley Thomas, Associate Dean for Student Involvement

5. Social and Cultural Engagement OpportunitiesYoung 202
Learn about the programs, organizations, and leadership opportunities Multicultural Student Affairs provides to ensure all students have a space and voice on campus.
Presenter: Tara Overzat, Assistant Director of Multicultural Student Affairs

6. Surviving the TransferYoung 216
Find out about adjusting to life at UNG as a new transfer student and what Student Counseling has to offer. Get tips on stress reduction, study skills, test taking, time management, and more.
Presenter: Dr. Simon Cordery. Director of Student Counseling

7. Residential LifeYoung 203
Join the Office of Residence Life to learn more about living on campus and how to engage with other students in the residential community.
Presenter: Jared Patterson, Coordinator for First Year Transitions (Office of Residence Life)

8. Financial Aid – Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium
Join this session to learn more about federal and state financial aid programs and details about Satisfactory Academic Progress. Functions of the Business Office will also be discussed. Come get your questions answered!
Presenter: Rodney Harris, Senior Financial Aid Counselor

11:30 a.m.


Location: Dining Hall

12:15 p.m.

Supporting Students through the Transfer Transition

Presenter: Caroline Samples, Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Programs
Location: Young 202

12:45 p.m.

Resource Fair

Location: Hoag Second Floor

1:15 p.m.

Campus Tour

2:15 p.m.

TSO/PFO Meet-Up 

Q & A Table Available. Also feel free to use this time to visit any other offices you may need. Your student can rejoin you after they have registered for classes.
Location: Hoag Second Floor

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