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Oconee Campus Sample Schedules

Please note that these sample agendas are for the Oconee Campus sessions only and that session times may vary by orientation date. You will receive a detailed orientation agenda upon check-in.

New Student Orientation

New Student Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
9:00 a.m.

Check-In

9:30 a.m.

Welcome to UNG: History and Traditions

We're excited to welcome our newest Nighthawks and share our traditions with you as a UNG Student!

10:00 a.m.

CO$T of College

How prepared are you to make financial decisions while at UNG? During this session,you will engage with multiple scenarios, evaluate responses based on your personal values, and be able to ask questions of university offices.

11:30 a.m.

Lunch

12:10 p.m.

Tech Talk
This hands-on session will guide you through the technology resources and support services available to all Nighthawks!

Mindset Matters
Learn how to take advantage of UNG 's resources that can prepare you to work smarter, not harder! Join this session to test your knowledge ef the support services provided at UNG to prepare you for academic success.

Connecting on Campus
In this session, you will explore co-curricular involvement opportunities and resources offered by the University and campus partners to point you in the right direction throughout your first-year on campus.

12:55 p.m.

Tech Talk
Mindset Matters
Connecting on Campus

1:40 p.m.

Tech Talk
Mindset Matters
Connecting on Campus

2:25 p.m.

Your Future at UNG: Transfer Tips & Academic Policies

In this session, we will discuss the pathways available throughout our five campuses at UNG and what to be on the lookout for if you are considering or pursuing a higher degree level or transferring in the future.

2:40 p.m.

Academic Preparation

Do you remember everything about classes from Online Pre-Orientation? Hear some highlights to help make registration and your first semester at UNG as smooth as possible.

3:00 p.m.

Maximize Your Major

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

3:30 p.m.

Course Registration

Complete the class registration process! Orientation Leaders, faculty and staff will be available to assist.

3:45 p.m.

New Student Orientation Checkout

Finish your Orientation Day here: have your class schedule(s) reviewed, complete your student ID paperwork, and get any last questions answered. All students must check out with our staff after registration!

 

Parent and Family Orientation Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
9:00 a.m.  Check - In
9:30 a.m.

Welcome to UNG: History and Traditions

We’re excited to welcome our newest Nighthawks and share our traditions with you as a UNG Student!

10:00 a.m. Parent Welcome
10:10 a.m.

UNG Values & Expectations: Academic Policies

Learn more about your student’s rights and responsibilities at UNG.  We will also discuss how to work with your student and the university within those rights and responsibilities.

10:45 a.m.

Resources to Support Your Student

In this session you will hear about various offices and services your student can access and use as they prepare to continue their education at UNG.

Panel Facilitated By: Orientation & Transition Programs

11:15 a.m. Restroom Break
11:25 a.m.

Tech Talk

This hands-on session will guide you through the technology resources and support services available to all Nighthawks! Presented By: Orientation and Transition Program

11:45 a.m.

Auxiliary Services Overview

This session will provide participants with an overview of the Nighthawks Card, Campus Dining, Parking, and additional services students need to know!

Presented By: Auxiliary Services

12:05 p.m.

Navigating UNG: Campus Tour

Presenter: Orientation Leaders

12:35 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m.

Your Investment at UNG

Join this session to learn more about federal and state financial aid programs and details about Satisfactory Academic Progress. Get your money questions answered! Presenters: Financial Aid and the Business Office.

1:45 p.m.

Surviving the First Year: Successful Transitions  

Presenter: Student Counseling

2:05 p.m. Restroom Break
2:15 p.m.

Orientation Leader Panel

Hear from current UNG students about life as a Nighthawk! The leaders will answer questions you might have about campus resources, their own personal UNG experiences, and becoming a student leader at UNG!

2:40 p.m.

Student Disability Services Overview and Q&A   

Get your questions answered regarding academic accommodations and student disability services.

Presenters: Student Disability Services

2:45 p.m.

Your Future at UNG: Transfer Tips

In this session, we will discuss the pathways available throughout our five campuses at UNG and what to be on the lookout for if your student is considering pursuing a higher degree level or transferring in the future.  

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs 

3:00 p.m.

Academic Success & Next Steps

Gain a better understanding of the academic expectations and rigor at UNG. Orientation may not be the last thing that your student needs to do before classes. Hear some reminders to help your student stay on top of everything. 

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

3:40 p.m.

Parent Mix & Mingle and Office Visits     

Enjoy a snack and get any last questions answered while your student is registering for their classes! Use this time to visit offices that you need more information from or have questions for.

Frequently Visited Office Locations:
Financial Aid – Administration Building, 104
Student Disability Services – Administration Building, 112

Transfer Student Orientation

Transfer Student Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
10:30 a.m. Check- In
11:00 a.m.

Welcome to UNG & Schedule Overview

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

11:10 a.m.

Transfer Experience Reflection

Find out how your previous experiences can influence what lies ahead for you here at UNG! We will talk about not just the process of transferring, but also the growth and development that can happen when you attend UNG with previous higher education experience.

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

11:45 a.m.

Financial Aid and Business Office

Hear about when your student bill is due, how to pay it, and how to make sure you are working with Financial Aid to get all of your scholarship and loan paperwork in on time. 

Presenters: Financial Aid and Business Office

12:00 p.m. Lunch with Small Groups
12:35 p.m.

Tech Talk

This hands-on session will guide you through the technology resources and support services available to all Nighthawks!

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs 

1:05 p.m.

Academic Preparation

Do you remember everything about classes from Online Pre-Orientation? Hear some highlights to help make registration as smooth as possible. 

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs 

1:30 p.m.

Major Meetings

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

2:00 p.m.

Course Registration

Register for your classes! Orientation Leaders, Faculty, and Staff will be available to assist with the class registration process.

2:15 p.m.

Transfer Student Orientation Checkout

Complete your Orientation Day here: have your class schedule(s) reviewed, complete your student ID paperwork, and get your questions answered. All students must check out with our staff after course registration!

2:15 p.m.

Optional Campus Tour

Personalized tour with an Orientation Leader to learn some more details about campus that includes your specific class locations. Last tour leaves at 3:30 p.m. 

 

Transfer Parent and Family Orientation Schedule

Agenda
Time Event
10:30 a.m. Check- In
11:00 a.m.

Welcome to UNG & Schedule Overview

Presenter: Orientation and Transition Programs

11:05 a.m. Depart from TSO Students
11:15 a.m. Restroom Break       
11:25 a.m.

Tech Talk

This hands-on session will guide you through the technology resources and support services available to all Nighthawks!

Presented By: Orientation and Transition Programs

11:45 a.m.

Auxiliary Services Overview

This session will provide participants with an overview of the Nighthawks Card, Campus Dining, Parking, and additional services students need to know!

Presented By: Auxiliary Services

12:05 p.m.

Navigating UNG: Campus Tour

Presenter: Orientation Leaders

12:35 p.m. Lunch
1:15 p.m.

Your Investment at UNG    

Join this session to learn more about federal and state financial aid programs and details about Satisfactory Academic Progress. Get your money questions answered! Presenters: Financial Aid and the Business Office.

1:45 p.m.

Transfer Orientation Leader Panel

Hear from current UNG students about life as a Nighthawk! The leaders will answer questions you might have about campus resources, their own personal UNG experiences, and becoming a student leader at UNG!

2:05 p.m.

Parent Mix & Mingle and Office Visits

Enjoy a snack and get any last questions answered while your student is registering for their classes! Use this time to visit offices that you need more information from or have questions for.

 

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