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Transfer Student Orientation Parent/Family Sample Schedule - Dahlonega

Agenda
Time Event
8:00 a.m.

Check-In

Location: Hoag Student Center 

8:30 a.m.

Welcome to UNG!

Presenter: Dr. Janet Marling, vice president for student affairs
Location: Hoag Auditorium

9:00 a.m.

Academic and Student Support Overview

Presenter: University College
Location: Young 216

9:15 a.m.

Depart from Students

 

9:20 a.m.

Overview of UNG

Location: Young 114

10:05 a.m.

Parent Family Association

Location: Young 114

10:30 a.m.

Breakout Session #1 (25 Minutes)

1. Student Involvement/LeadershipYoung 202
Learn how to make the most out of your time at UNG by joining organizations and participating in student events/programs.
Presenters: Student Involvement, Leadership Programs, Fraternity and Sorority Life, and Recreation and Intramural Sports

2. Social Justice /InclusionYoung 216
Learn about the programs, staff, and resources that the Multicultural Student Affairs office has to educate all students on these topics, and how they support various student groups.
Presenter: Office of Multicultural Student Affairs

3. Surviving the TransferYoung 114
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: Student Counseling Office

4. Cadet BriefingYoung 112
Parents are invited to attend this session to learn more about the unique aspects of Cadet life on the UNG Dahlonega campus and how to prepare their student for this experience. This session will last until 11:30.
Presenter: MAJ Neikirk and Anita Prince

5. Financial Aid & Business OfficeYoung 203
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: Financial Aid Office and the Office of the Bursar

11:05 a.m.

Breakout Session #2 (25 minutes)

1. Commuter LifeYoung 114
Learn how to connect as a commuter student by getting involved, exploring new opportunities, and creating meaningful experiences.
Presenter: Wesley Thomas, Associate Dean of Student Involvement

2. Residential LifeYoung 202
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: Office of Residence Life

3. Veteran/Military and Non-Traditional Student TipsYoung 216
Come meet other Veteran/Military and Adult Learner students and learn tips for making a successful transition to UNG.
Presenter: Veteran & Adult Learner Programs (VALP)

4. Financial Aid & Business OfficeYoung 203
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: Financial Aid Office and the Office of the Bursar

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

12:00 p.m.

Resource Fair

Location: Hoag ABC

12:30 p.m.

Campus Tour

Location: Leave from Hoag, Second Floor

1:30 p.m.

Supporting Students through the Transfer

Location: Young 114

2:15 p.m.

Q&A Table/Bookstore

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