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Sample Student One-Day Orientation Agenda - Dahlonega

8:00 a.m.


Location: Hoag Student Center 

8:45 a.m.

Welcome to UNG!

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

9:30 a.m.

UNG Traditions and Values

Learn more about what makes UNG so special.
Location: Hoag Auditorium

9:45 a.m.

Academic and Student Support Overview

Presenter: Darcy Hayes
Location: Hoag Auditorium

Resource Fair

Location: Hoag 2nd Floor

10:40 a.m.

Financial Aid and Business Office Overview

Location: Hoag Auditorium

11:10 a.m.

Meet with Orientation Leaders/NISTS Tour

12:15 p.m.


Location: Campus Dining Hall

1:20 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (Choose 1)

  1. Student Involvement

Learn to make the most out of your collegiate career with ways to get involved, explore opportunities and create meaningful experiences at UNG.
Presenters: Wes Thomas, associate dean of student involvement
Location: Hoag ABC

  1. Auxiliary Services: Buy on the fly, eat on the run & park in the sun...

Come learn more about the Nighthawks Card, Campus Dining, the Bookstore and more!
Presenters: Tom Dove, Jackie Barnaby, Beverly Martin, Annie Barnaby
Location: Young 203

  1. Adult Learners: Back to your future!

Adult Learners will learn tips for making a successful transition to the college environment.
Presenter: Darcy Hayes, director of FYE
Location: Young 114

  1. Online Courses 101: Everything you need to know about taking a course through eCore

Presenter: Merci Rivera, online student success advisor
 Hoag Auditorium

  1. Residence Life: Welcome Home! (Non-Cadets and Guests Only)

This session will provide tips and information on how to make your first semester in UNG Housing a success!
Presenter: Treva Smith, residence life
Location: Rec Center

  1. Veteran and Service Member Resource Meeting

If you are a Veteran or Service Member this session is for you! Come learn about the resources for our Veteran students at UNG.
Presenter: Various Presenters
Location: Hoag Great Room

2:00 p.m.

Transcript Articulation / Core Curriculum Overview

Presenter: Suzanne Jabaley, associate registrar
Location: Hoag Auditorium

2:30 p.m.

Maximize Your Major

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

3:00 p.m.


Location: Various Locations

The Financial Aid Office will be open until 5:30 p.m.

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