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  • 8 New Student Orientation | #MoreToBlue | indstate.edu

    FAMILY & GUEST SESSION SCHEDULE & DESCRIPTIONS

    Day OneWELCOME TO NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION.....................................University Hall Theater

    Meet the Welcome Team, your best resource for what to know at State, and learn about important elements of New Student Orientation. As you begin your day at Indiana State, we will also discuss the #Sycamore6 and what it means to be a Sycamore.

    DOLLARS AND $ENSE......................................................................University Hall Theater

    Understanding your bill is only a part of what it means to pay for college and become financially literate. Students will be responsible for their bill and managing their own finances including paying for textbooks, travel to and from campus, and even their meals. This session will provide you and your student with information on how to prepare for managing all your finances while in college.

    REFRESHMENT BREAK.....................................................................University Hall Atrium

    Enjoy the remaining refreshments or purchase a snack from Jazzmans Caf. If youre living on-campus in the fall, return to the theater after the break. If youre commuting to and from campus, go to University Hall, Room 101. Staff will help direct you. Please no food or drink in University Hall Theater.

    BREAKOUT SESSIONS

    Find Your Spot On-Campus................................................................University Hall TheaterStudents who are planning to live on-campus in residence halls will learn how to prepare for this important experience. The Office of Residential Life will discuss the exciting opportunities they have planned for your student and the support they have available should they become homesick or have a roommate issue.

    Commuting to Campus..................................................................University Hall, Room 101Students who live close enough to campus to commute will learn about resources provided specifically for them including laptop rentals, lounge and study space, and various events.

    PANEL OF CAMPUS EXPERTS............................................................University Hall Theater

    Several important offices will be represented on the Panel of Campus Experts including professional staff members from the Office of Information Technology, Financial Aid, Bursar, Career Center, Student Counseling Center, Public Safety, and Academic Affairs.

    FAMILY AND GUEST LUNCH.............................................Sycamore Towers, Sycamore Dining

    RESOURCE FAIR AND WORKSHOPS.............................................................HMSU, Dede II

    You have the opportunity to use different resources while on campus. Use this time to visit the Resource Fair and attend workshops. If your student is a part of STATE Works or a 21st Century Scholar, they are required to attend those workshops.

    WORKSHOPS: PART ONE

    This time is used for departments to meet with specific groups of students or to talk about specific programs.

    21st Century Scholars: What You Need to Know..........................................HMSU, Room 321

    Students who are participating in the Twenty-First Century Scholars program must attend this workshop. Resources for scholars will be discussed, as well as logistical information to make sure students are receiving all the benefits of the 21st Century Scholars program. Students who are 21st Century Scholars would have enrolled in the program during 7th or 8th grade.

    9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

    9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

    10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

    10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

    11:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    11:45 a.m. - 12:40 p.m.

    12:40 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    12:50 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.

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    FAMILY & GUEST SESSION SCHEDULE & DESCRIPTIONS

    Honors College (not offered May 31 or June 1)........................................................Pickerl Hall 113If your student has been admitted to the Honors College or is interested in hearing more about it, participate in this workshop. There are several benefits to participating in the Honors College including the opportunity to take intellectually stimulating courses that will encourage your student to think, share their perspectives, and participate in hands-on learning projects out in the field.

    R U Ready? Your Career Starts Today!.........................................................HMSU, Room 407Studies show that students who work part-time while taking classes improve academic success. In this session you will learn how students can apply for jobs on campus and the benefits of student employment. Your student will also learn about the importance of internships and how their experiences inside and out of the classroom work for their future career. STATE Works students are required to attend this session.

    Your Student Life at STATE.............................................................................HMSU, Dede IYour students college years will be filled with opportunities to get involved on campus and have fun! This session will discuss the various ways that Student Affairs can assist in making your students college experience their own while introducing different resources. Highlighted offices include Fraternity and Sorority Life, Recreation Sports, Student Conduct and Integrity, Health Promotions, and Multicultural Services and Programs.

    Fraternity and Sorority Life........................................................................HMSU, Room 307Did you know that members of fraternities and sororities have a higher overall GPA, are more likely to be retained from year-1 to year-2, and are more likely to graduate on time that their unaffiliated peers? Join students and staff from the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Life to learn about the personal, social, and academic benefits of joining the fraternity and sorority community.

    Shape Your Spot with ResLife....................................................................HMSU, Room 421This event will give students the opportunity to engage with the different types of student organizations focused specifically on the residence halls. Students will learn about Residence Hall Association, Hall Council, and Eco Reps.

    Scholarship Workshop (Part One only on May 31 and June 1)..........................Welcome Center Theater

    The Scholarship Workshop is your opportunity to learn all about how merit scholarships work. We will cover how they pay, maintaining your award, rules and regulations, and everything in between.

    Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center: A Home Away from Home....HMSU, Room 416

    Since 1972, the African American Cultural Center has been an important part of Indiana State University. The Charles E. Brown African American Cultural Center is responsible for developing and providing opportunities for African-American students to involve themselves in creating, innovating, designating, and deciding cultural programs at ISU.

    WORKSHOPS: PART TWO (see above)

    Financial Aid for Athletes (May 31 and June 1 only)..................................Welcome Center Theater

    During this presentation, the Office of Student Financial Aid will be covering how much athletic aid students can receive, how athletic aid combines with other types of aid, maximum aid amounts, athletic aid renewal, and more.

    1:25 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.

  • 10 New Student Orientation | #MoreToBlue | indstate.edu

    FIND YOUR ROOTS.......................................................................................HMSU, Dede I

    On May 31st and June 1st, Honors College students go to HMSU, Dede I; all other students will meet in Science, Room 138.

    It is no surprise academics in college are incredibly different than high school. Even if your student is coming back to college after being away from school for awhile, this session will be helpful in understanding the expectations of instructors and faculty at Indiana State and what it takes to be successful in earning a degree.

    ONE TREE, MANY BRANCHES................................................................................Campus

    The Welcome Team will escort students and families to the One Tree, Many Branches sessions. Listen carefully as these sessions are divided by academic major. If your student is undecided or has not declared a major, they are encouraged to attend Exploratory Studies or the session that involves their major of interest, unless they are listed as University College. University College majors are required to attend their session. Representatives from each college will discuss academic performance expectations, career readiness pathways, and more during these sessions. You should attend this session with your student.

    Arts and Humanities................................................................................HMSU, Room 407

    Business...............................................................................................Science, Room 173

    Education.............................................................................................Science, Room 176

    Exploratory Studies/Undeclared Students...................................................HMSU, Room 421

    Health and Human Services...........................................................................HMSU, Dede I

    Math and Science....................................................................................HMSU, Room 321

    Social Sciences.......................................................................................HMSU, Room 307

    Technology............................................................................................Science, Room 138

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