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School of Professional Studies | New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation

Saturday, January 15, 9:00 am - Social Hall

9:00 am  Introduction of the School of Professional Studies and Review of Agenda (Social Hall) – Dean Telaekah Brooks

9:05 am Greetings from the President (Social Hall) – Pat McGuire

9:15 am Financial Aid Presentation (Social Hall)

9:30 am Academic Integrity and the Honor System (Social Hall) – Dean Michele “Meechie” Bowie

This session will include a presentation on the Trinity Honor Code, the signing of the Adult Student Code of Conduct and Honor Book, common plagiarism scenarios and the delivery of copies of the Student Handbook.

10:15 am Remarks from the SPS Student Governance Executive Board (Social Hall)

10:30 am Ten minute presentations from the following departments (Social Hall)

  1. Academic Services- The Writing Center, Academic Support, Tutoring and  Disability Services
  2. Trinity Center
  3. Dining Services

11:00 am Students will be divided into these groups to facilitate a smoother transition through Enrollment Services and proper orientation of students to their degree programs.

Please note that RN to BSN Students will report to Main 251 and 2nd Baccalaureate Nursing (those with a first BA/BS degree already) Students will report to Main 252.

Un-registered UG students
Registered  UG students
Graduate Students
Group 4
THEARC Students
Group 5
Pre-Nursing Students
11:10 am Breakout Sessions by academic program Main 240 Technology Session  Main 238 Enrollment Services-O’Connor AudBookstore Technology Session Main 235 Breakout Sessions by academic program Main 242
11:50 am Enrollment Services-O’Connor AudBookstore Breakout Sessions by academic program Main 240 Technology Session Main 238 Breakout Sessions by academic program Main 235 Enrollment Services- O’Connor AudBookstore
12:30 pm Technology Session Main 238 Enrollment Services-O’Connor AudBookstore Breakout Sessions by academic program Main 242 Enrollment Services-O’Connor AudBookstore Technology Session Main 238Overflow: Main 240

After the groups have met, students interested in attending the campus tour will meet in the Main lobby (or “Well”). There will also be time to return to payment arrangements and registration in O’Connor Auditorium or go to the bookstore to purchase books and other items in preparation for the Spring semester.

1:15 pm   Campus Tour (leaving from Main Hall Lobby)

  1. Main Building
  2. Trinity Center & Alumnae Hall
  3. Science Building & Library

1:45 pm   Orientation is adjourned

For Nursing Students Only – Orientation

1:45 pm    Check in for Spring 2011 Newly Admitted Nursing Students, Nursing/Music Wing Lobby

2:00 pm    Program Overview – Dr. Nancie Bruce, Music 100

3:00 pm    Nursing Program Orientation adjourned

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