Schedule of Events: June 2015 Orientation*
There are three overnight orientation sessions, each one comprised of a Day 1 (evening program) and a Day 2 (day program).
Find more information prior
to and during Orientation on our GUIDEBOOK App.
Download the Guidebook App in your respective app store and search for WCSU Orientation 2015.
|DAY 1||Evening Program|
|6:00 p.m.||Students Check in at Newbury Hall with their luggage for the Overnight Orientation|
|7:00 p.m.||Parents Check in at Midtown Student Center|
|7:30 p.m.||Welcome - Ice Breakers (Newbury Hall)|
|Parents Workshop/Panel Discussion/Reception (Student Center)|
|8:30 p.m.||Pizza & Interest Session for students (Newbury Hall)|
|9:30 p.m.||Comedian and Magician Michael Kent for students only (Student Center Theater)|
|10:30 p.m.||Bingo for students only in the Student Center Cafeteria with chances to win prizes|
|DAY 2||Day Program|
|8-9:30 a.m.||Orientation check-in for parents and students who didn't come to overnight on Alumni & Friendship Circle|
|Information Tables and Continental Breakfast
set up in Warner Hall for students and parents
Campus Tour of Midtown
|9:30-10 a.m.||Welcome to Western (Ives Concert Hall in White Hall)|
|10-10:30 a.m.||Monday only - Ancell & VPA students take buses to Westside Campus; all other students and parents remain on Midtown (Buses leave every half hour)|
|10-11:30 a.m.||Parent program: University 101/102 (Ives Concert Hall)|
|10:30-11:30am||Academic Sessions: Introducing students to Western Connecticut State University and their department (students only) - follow an OL to your assigned room or check your map|
|11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.||Lunch and social time with deans and faculty for students and parents (Mon: Westside Patio & Midtown Student Center Veranda; Tue/Wed: Midtown Student Center Veranda)|
|3 p.m.||Last bus from West side to Midtown (Monday only)|
Most offices remain open until 4pm or even 4:30pm for students to
get their ID or make changes to their schedules;
Students may return any time over the summer to pick up their IDs, buy books, etc. (please check individual offices' websites for office hours.
* Schedule subject to change. Please check back for additional information.