New Transfer Student Orientation Schedule

Welcome to Lawrence!

 

Information and schedule specific to new Transfer Students – please refer to the complete Welcome Week schedule as we encourage you to attend any and all events listed there.

 

Tuesday, Sept. 5

Please feel free to participate in any of the events listed in the complete Welcome Week Schedule.

 

Wednesday, Sept. 6

10 - 11:15 a.m.
Transfer welcome gathering and orientation session
Memorial Hall

Meet other new and current transfer students, have a bit of fun, and enjoy some refreshments.

In addition to meeting your classmates, this session, required for all new transfer students, will provide important information about academics, residential living, involvement, and standard practices at Lawrence.

 

Noon - 1:40 p.m.
Student success session for all new students (includes luncheon with faculty advisors)
Memorial Chapel


All new students are required to attend an address by the director of Freshman Studies in the Chapel, followed immediately by the advising luncheon, where you will meet your assigned faculty advisors, schedule individual advising appointments and discuss placement exams. After the luncheon, you may also meet with academic department representatives to get more information about placement exams.

 
2 p.m.
Dessert with current transfer students
Meet at the Wriston fountain – transportation will be provided to an off-campus location

Join fellow new and current transfer students for dessert after the required advising session and luncheon.

 
5:45-7 p.m.
CORE dinner
Go through the line in Andrew Commons and meet in Somerset or Esch/Hurvis rooms as assigned (Warch Campus Center)

The CORE program helps new students make Connections, get Oriented to campus, understand campus Resources, and balance Expectations. Lawrence upper class students will be your guide, helping participants to work effectively with a faculty advisor, improve social decision-making, develop strong study habits and much more. You will get to meet with other CORE group members over dinner.


Thursday, September 7

9 a.m.-noon
Individual advising appointments with faculty advisors
Faculty offices as scheduled


Friday, September 8


8-11 a.m.
Individual advising appointments with faculty advisors

Faculty offices as scheduled

9:30 – 11 a.m.
Web registration period specifically designated for transfer students

More information available in an email sent to students after arrival on campus.

9 p.m.
Socializing and fun
Hiett Hall

 


Please feel free to participate in any of the events listed in the complete Welcome Week schedule going forward.

 


 

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