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College of Arts & Sciences | Spring 2018 New Student Orientation

CAS New Student Orientation Spring 2018

Building Your Foundation for Success at Trinity!

Thursday, January 11, 2018

All new incoming CAS students are expected to attend Orientation programming on Thursday.  It is essential that you fully participate in all sessions and activities throughout the week.  This is your opportunity to meet your Trinity sisters, faculty and staff.  Please plan to bring your laptop or tablet to allow you to fully engage in your sessions! 

8:30am Check-In for Orientation| Payden Academic Center Lobby

9:00am – 9:15am| Welcome| Payden Academic Center Room 103

9:15am-10:15am | Navigating the Road to Success through Academic Advising | Payden Academic Center Room 103
CAS Advising Team: Tabatha Cuadra, Marla Cunningham, Noni Garrett and Kenya Kirkland

10:15am-11:15am | Navigating the Road to Success in the Allied Health Fields | Payden Academic Center Room 103
Dr. Mary Romanello, Dean of Nursing and Health Professions

11:15am-12:15pm | Navigating the Road to Success in the Liberal Arts Disciplines | Payden Academic Center Room 103
Dr. Rewa Burnham, Assistant Professor of English

12:15pm-1:30pm | Lunch | Alumnae Dining Hall
Enjoy lunch in the Dining Hall with CAS Faculty and Peer Advisors: Gabrielle Clary, Heidi Fuentes, Alicia Johnson and Jocelyn Salinas

1:30pm-2:30pm | Student Affairs Programming | Payden Academic Center
Concurrent Sessions: CHOOSE 1 to ATTEND

Working on Campus | Payden Academic Center Room 103
Tracey Prince Ross and Hanan Adnan

Health 101:  How to Stay Healthy and  Reduce Stress | Payden Academic Center Room 104
Dr. Jacqueline Newsome-Williams and Ms. Annie Cosimano

The Power of Consent and Empowering Your Voice | Payden Academic Center Room 102
Dr. China Wilson

2:30pm-5:00pmTaking Care of Business | Payden Academic Center Lobby
Enrollment Services – Financial Aid, and Trinity IDs

Academic Advising  – Schedule Changes, Registration

5:00pm-9:00pm | Dinner and Evening Activities for Residential Students

Friday, January 12, 2018 – attendance optional, but recommended.

9:00am-12:00pm | Sister to Sister: Explore DC with Peer Advisors |
Sign up at Check in Desk or with Dean Meechie on Thursday

12:00pm – 1:30pm | Lunch |Alumnae Dining Hall

1:30pm – 3:00pm |Open Houses  | Various Offices
Attend any and all Open Houses to get acquainted with their locations and services

Health and Wellness Center –learn about the health and counseling services available to YOU, submit health forms, finalize insurance information / submit waiver, schedule a physical, and meet our team!  Location: Main Hall 4th Floor
Room # 461

Library – Activate your barcode, learn about Academic Support Services and the Career Center.  Location: Library

Campus Ministry – Come learn about community services and spiritual development opportunities for students. Location: Main 2nd Floor Chapel

Trinity Center for Women and Girls in Sports – Check out the pool and facilities; sign up for exercise classes! Location: Trinity Center

2:00pm-5:00pmTaking Care of Business – Financial Aid, Advising, Meal Plans, Health Forms, Work Study

5:00pm-9:00pm | Dinner and Evening Activities for Residential Students

Tuesday January 16, 2018:  First Day of Classes! 

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