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New Student Orientation: Sample Student Schedule - Gainesville

Agenda
Time Event
9:00 a.m.

Check-In

Location: Physical Education Lobby

9:45 a.m.

Welcome to UNG!

Presenter: Dr. Richard Oates, Vice President, Gainesville Campus
Presenter: Nathan Cheesman, Coordinator of Orientation and Student Leadership
Location: Gymnasium

10:05 a.m.

Financial Aid and Business Office Overview

Presenter: Office of the Bursar & Financial Aid Office
Location: Gymnasium

10:30 a.m.

Nighthawk Talk #1

Presenter: UNG Orientation Leader
Location: Gymnasium

10:40 a.m.

Academic and Student Support Overview

Presenter: University College
Location: Gymnasium

10:55 a.m.

UNG Values and Expectations

Presenter: Offices of Student Integrity, Dean of Students, & Title IX Compliance
Location: Gymnasium

11:15 a.m.

Nighthawk Talk #2

Presenter: UNG Orientation Leader
Location: Gymnasium

11:30 a.m.

Lunch/Small Group/Tour

Presenter: UNG Orientation Leaders
Location: Student Center Commons and various locations on campus

12:40 p.m.

Resource Fair

Location: Gymnasium

1:10 p.m.

Breakout Sessions
(Choose 2: First session 1:10 p.m. – 1:35 p.m., Second session 1:45 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.)

1. Student Involvement and Leadership (Breakout 1 Only)
Learn to make the most out of your collegiate career with ways to get involved, explore opportunities, and create meaningful experiences at UNG.
Presenters: Office of Student Involvement
Location: Nesbitt 3018

2. Online Courses (Breakout 1 Only)
Everything you need to know about taking a course through eCORE including how to register, how they are different from in-person classes, and resources.
Presenter: Distance Education & Technology Integration
Location: Nesbitt 3217

3. Social and Cultural Engagement Opportunities
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
Location: Nesbitt 3106

4. Adjustment to College Life
Find out about adjusting to the rigors of college life and what UNG Student Counseling has to offer. Get tips on stress reduction, study skills, test taking, time management, and more.
Presenter: Student Counseling Office
Location: Nesbitt 3204

5. Financial Aid: An In-Depth Look
Further information about federal and state aid that was not covered in the overview earlier. Details about Satisfactory Academic Progress will also be discussed.
Presenter: Financial Aid Office
Location: Nesbitt 3211

6. Student Panel
Get to know what life is like at the University of North Georgia through students’ eyes!
Presenter: UNG Orientation Leaders.
Location: Nesbitt 3107

7. Veteran/Military and Non-Traditional Student Tips (Breakout 2 Only)
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)
Location: Nesbitt 3108

8. Auxiliary Services (Breakout 2 Only)
Come learn about the Nighthawks Card, Campus Dining, the Nighthawk Nook, and more!
Presenter: Auxiliary Services
Location: Nesbitt 3217

2:20 p.m.

Academics: Online Pre-Orientation Refresher

Presenter: Academic Advising Center, University College & Orientation and Transition Programs
Location: Gymnasium

3:00 p.m.

Maximize Your Major/Major Meetings

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

3:30 p.m.

Registration

Register for Summer and Fall classes.
Location: Various Locations

4:30 p.m.

NSO & PFO Meet Up

Students, parents, and guests can find each other here after students finish with registration.
Location: Student Center Commons

Most offices on campus will be open until 5:30 p.m. for any needs that you have.

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