Transfer/Adult Studies Orientation Program

Friday, August 26, 2016. (8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Schedule of Events

8:00 a.m.

Check-In (International Clock Tower, Batten Student Center)

For those interested in ROTC, a ROTC Recruiting Officer will be available in front
of the Scribner Bookstore.

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.

Transitioning To Your College and Breakfast (Pearce Hospitality Suite)

  • Welcome
    Presenter: Dr. Keith Moore
  • A Great Day To Be A Marlin
    Presenter: Mr. Jason Seward
  • Community Service
    Presenter: Ms. Diane Hotaling
  • Marlin Ministries                                                         
    Presenter: Reverend Greg West
  • RecX                                                                              
    Presenter: Mr. Willie Harrell
  • Student Activities/Commuter Services 
    Presenter: Ms. Kate Griffin

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.

Title IX Presentation (Convocation Hall)

10:15 – 11:30 a.m.

Who Are The People In Your Neighborhood?  (Pearce Hospitality Suite)

  • Campus Security                                                         
    Presenter: Mr. Jerry Mance
  • Counseling Center                                                      
    Presenter: Mr. Bill Brown
  • Financial Aid/Veteran’s Affairs                                 
    Presenter: Ms. Melanie Monk
  • Learning Center                                                          
    Presenter: Ms. Kim Fahle
  • Office of Disability Services                                      
    Presenter: Mr. Crit Muniz
  • Activity                                                                          
    Presenter: Ms. McCarren Caputa and Ms. Ashley Jones

11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch (Boyd Dining Center)

You may take this opportunity to visit Campus Security for your Marlin I.D., Parking Decal (if applicable), and Marlin Key Card (commuter students only)

1:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Rotations:  Pathways to Becoming a Marlin

  • Group A - Last Names Beginning with A through F
    • Topic 1 - 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    • Topic 2 - 1:40 – 2:10 p.m.
    • Topic 3 - 2:20 – 2:50 p.m.
    • Topic 4 – 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Group B – Last Names Beginning with G through L
    • Topic 2 - 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    • Topic 3 - 1:40 – 2:10 p.m.
    • Topic 4 - 2:20 – 2:50 p.m.
    • Topic 1 – 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Group C – Last Names Beginning with M through S
    • Topic 3 - 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    • Topic 4 - 1:40 – 2:10 p.m.
    • Topic 1 - 2:20 – 2:50 p.m.
    • Topic 2 – 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
  • Group D – Last Names Beginning with T through Z
    • Topic 4 - 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
    • Topic 1 - 1:40 – 2:10 p.m.
    • Topic 2 - 2:20 – 2:50 p.m.
    • Topic 3 – 3:00 – 3:30 p.m.

Topics:

  1. Pathways to Integrity:  A tale of two errors – Honor Code Simulation:  Honorable Conduct and the Virginia Wesleyan Honor Code and Virginia Wesleyan Creed and signing of the Honor Code.  (Hofheimer Theatre)
  2. Pathways to Resources Get Connected On-Line:  Atomic Learning, Blackboard & WebAdvisor.  Hands-on.  (Assigned Computer Classrooms and Labs.)
  3. Pathways with Purpose:  Virginia Wesleyan’s Quality Enhancement Plan and Your Future led by Dr. Sara Sewell, Director of the QEP.  (Blocker Hall Science Auditorium)
  4. Pathways to Knowledge Explore the path to resources, services, and integrity through the Library led by the VWC Librarians and Staff.  (Hofheimer Library)

3:30 – 4:00 p.m.

Marlins Transition Celebration! 

The campus community connects to celebrate the beginning of the first semester.  (Convocation Hall)

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