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Transfer Student Orientation Student Sample Schedule - Dahlonega

June 13, 2017

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.

TSO Schedule and Transfer Experience (TREX Overview)

Presenter: Caroline Samples, Coordinator of Transfer and Transition Programs
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

9:15 a.m.

Academic and Student Support Overview

Presenter: Todd Campbell, Director of General and University Studies
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

9:30 a.m.

Auxiliary Services Overview

Presenters: Orientation and Transition Programs
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

9:40 a.m.

UNG Dahlonega Traditions

Presenter: Nighthawk Network
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

9:55 a.m.

Nighthawk Talk #1

Presenter: Orientation Leaders
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

10:00 a.m.

UNG Values & Expectations

Presenter: Dr. David Marling, Title IX Coordinator
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

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

12:10 p.m.

Resource Fair

Location: Hoag Second Floor

12:30 p.m.

Campus Tour and Nighthawk Talk #2 

Location: Various Locations

12:55 p.m.

Career Action Plan

Presenter: Diane Farrell, Director of Career Services
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

1:20 p.m.

Academics: Online Pre-Orientation Refresher

Presenter: Suzanne Jabaley, Associate Registrar; Nancy King, Assistant Director of Academic Advising
Location: Gloria Shott Performance Auditorium

2:00 p.m.

Major Meeting

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

2:30 p.m.

Class Registration

Location: Various Locations


TSO/PFO Meet-Up 

Q & A table for any final questions before you leave campus.
Location: Hoag second floor lounge area

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