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College of Arts & Sciences | Spring 2019 New Student Orientation

College of Arts and Sciences
New Student Orientation Spring 2019

Building Your Foundation for Success at Trinity!

Thursday, January 10, 2019

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 104

9:15am-10:15am | Navigating the Road to Success through Academic Advising |
Payden Academic Center Room 104
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 104
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 104
Dr. Steven Gable, Associate Professor of Philosophy
Dr. Sita Ramamurti, Dean of College of Arts and Sciences

12:15pm-1:30pm | Lunch | Alumnae Dining Hall
Enjoy lunch in the Dining Hall with CAS Faculty and Peer Advisors

1:30pm-2:30pm | Student Affairs Programming | Payden Academic Center, Room 104

Library 101: Resources for Research at Trinity
Ms. Trisha Smith and Ms. Bridgette Comanda

Health 101:  How to Stay Healthy, Reduce Stress and Empowering your Voice!
Dr. Jacqueline Newsome-Williams, Ms. Annie Cosimano, and Ms. Sarah Phelps

Work Study 101: Working on Campus
Tracey Prince Ross and Hanan Adnan

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

Academic Advising  – Schedule Changes, Registration

4:00pm-4:30pm | Basketball, Tennis, and Softball Interest Meeting | Trinity Center Lobby

Talk with Athletic Director, Monique McLean, and her team to learn about opportunities to participate in NCAA Division III sports at Trinity

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

Friday, January 11, 2019 – 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 – Learn about Academic Support Services, the Career Center and how to access materials in the library.  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

Monday, January 14, 2019:  First Day of Classes! 

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