Transfer Student Move-in and Orientation 2019

Move-in Thursday 8/22 - Orientation Friday 8/23
Wells College New Student Orientation Leaders and Campus Safety Officer

On Thursday, August 22, 2019, Wells College is pleased to welcome new transfer students to campus! Below please find a tentative schedule for Transfer Student Orientation 2019. Once you arrive on campus, you will be provided a printed schedule with the most up-to-date list of events and activities.

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Transfer Student Orientation 2019

Thursday, August 22, 2019 (RESIDENTIAL TRANSFER STUDENTS ONLY)

8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Check in for new incoming students
Art Exhibit Room (AER), Macmillan Hall

  • 8:30–10 a.m. ~ Dodge residents
  • 10:30–noon ~ Leach residents
  • 12:30–2 p.m. ~ All other residence halls residents
  • Student-athletes may check in before or after their practices.

College Store open
Visit the bookstore in Zabriskie Hall for textbooks, clothing, snacks, and more! The store will be open until 2:00 p.m. today.
1st floor, Zabriskie Hall

11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Lunch for students, families and guests
Dining Hall

2:30 p.m.
Q&A Session for parents, families and guests with members of the campus life staff
Chapel, Main Building

2:30 p.m.
Meet your Orientation leaders
Sommer Student Center, Smith Hall

3:30 p.m.
Honor Code ceremony
Phipps Auditorium, 2nd floor, Macmillan Hall
All new students, plus their parents and family members, are invited to attend!

4:15–4:30 p.m.
Good-bye to families
Macmillan Hall Lobby

4:30–5:30 p.m.
Playfair
Athletic Association House
and
Upper Gym, Schwartz Athletic Center

5:30–6:45 p.m.
Dinner
Dining hall

7:00 p.m.
Initial floor meeting with resident assistants
Your residence hall

8:00–9:30 p.m.
DIY Party
Sommer Student Center, Smith Hall

Friday, August 23, 2019 (ALL TRANSFER STUDENTS)

8–8:30 a.m.
Welcome / Check-in / Light Breakfast
Room 105, Zabriskie Hall

9–9:30 a.m.
Welcome to Wells by the Dean of Students
Phipps Auditorium, Macmillan Hall

9:30–10:25 a.m.
Find Your Classroom / Get Your Student ID / Visit College Store
Meet in front of Macmillan hall

10:30–noon
Rotating Sessions
Your group assignment is located on your nametag.

A Group
10:30–11 a.m. IT Information Session (Room 209, Stratton Hall)
11:10–11:40 a.m. Medical Center Services Overview (Room 106, Zabriskie Hall)
11:50–12:20 p.m. Library Overview (Learning Commons, Long Library)

B Group
10:30–11 a.m. Medical Center Services Overview (Room 106, Zabriskie Hall)
11:10–11:40 a.m. Library Overview (Learning Commons, Long Library)
11:50–12:20 p.m. IT Information Session (Room 209, Stratton Hall)

C Group
10:30–11 a.m. Library Overview (Learning Commons, Long Library)
11:10–11:40 a.m. IT Information Session (Room 209, Stratton Hall)
11:50–12:20 p.m. Medical Center Services Overview (Room 106, Zabriskie Hall)

Noon–1 p.m.
Lunch
Dining Hall

1–6 p.m.
Academic Advising Appointments
See your nametag for your appointment time and location
*** After advising, please rejoin Transfer Orientation activities. ***

1:30–2 p.m.
Title IX Information Session
Room 105, Zabriskie Hall

2–2:20 p.m.
Transfer Student Q&A Panel
Room 105, Zabriskie Hall

2:30–3:25 p.m.
Internships & Career Advising, Academic Success & Off-Campus Programs
Room 105, Zabriskie Hall

3:30-4:30 p.m.
Rotating Sessions
Your group assignment is located on your nametag.

Yellow Group
3:30-3:55 p.m. Campus Safety & Transportation (AER, Macmillan Hall)
4-4:25 p.m. College Conduct (Room 209, Stratton Hall)

Purple Group
3:30-3:55 p.m. College Conduct (Room 209, Stratton Hall)
4-4:25 p.m. Campus Safety & Transportation (AER, Macmillan Hall)

Break

5:30–6:30 p.m.
Dinner (optional)
Dining Hall

7-8 p.m.
Individual Residence Hall Floor Programs
(residential students only)

8:30-9:30 p.m.
Hypnotist Larry Voiz
Barler Music Hall

Please Note

The schedule of events for Transfer Student Orientation 2019 is subject to change at any time. Please check back here throughout the summer for updates. All transfer students are welcome to attend First-Year Student Orientation activities on Saturday and Sunday.

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