FRESHMAN PROGRAMS (INCLUDING EXTENDED PROGRAMS):
Parents and guests will attend separate sessions from the students. All parents will sit together at the Welcome, and the
students will be seated in their groups. Parents and guests will connect with their
students during lunch, but morning and afternoon sessions are separate.
Attendance at Parent/Guest Orientation is optional. The guest fee is $30 per guest for freshman programs and $40 per guest for extended
DAY ONE GUEST AGENDA
8:00 a.m. Check-in
8:30 Helping Your Students Adjust to College
9:00 Welcome to Shocker Nation!
10:15 FERPA Basics, Paying Bills, Financial Aid and Scholarships
11:15 Lunch with your student or Student Panel/Dining info session
12:15 p.m. Lunch with your student or Student Panel/Dining info session
1:30 Campus Department info sessions (Shocker Career Accelerator. disability services, student health, diversity)
3:30 Shocker Safety Panel
4:00 What’s Next?
4:30 Optional Housing Workshop & Tour
*There will be two optional campus tours offered throughout the day.
DAY TWO GUEST AGENDA
8:00 a.m. Light Breakfast
8:45 Day Two Parent Welcome
9:00 Academics and Student Success
10:00 Campus Tour or Ulrich Museum Tour
11:30 Shocker Family Programs and Orientation Wrap-up
12:30 p.m. Student Checkout begins
NEW SHOCKER ORIENTATION PROGRAMS:
There is not separate program planned for the parents and guests of transfer students
and adult learners. The guest fee is $20 per guest.