Schedule of Events --- Spring Transfer Student Orientation

Tuesday, January 21st

8:00am-12:00pm - Arrival to Campus
North College, Garden Level
Please check -in with the Office of Residential Life to retrieve your orientation packet, wescard and residential assignment.

10:00am-12:00pm - Parent Drop-In Hours with Class Deans & Associate Dean for Student Academic Resources/Disability Resources
North College, Second Floor & Basement

12:00pm-1:00pm - Welcome Lunch
Usdan University Center, Room 108
Join residential life, your class dean, the vice president for student affairs, and other administrators for lunch and a welcome to the Wesleyan community from the President Michael Roth.

1:15pm-2:00pm - Pre-Registration Information Session
Usdan University Center, Room 110
Do you have questions about the electronic portfolio? What tasks need to be completed online? How does pre-registration work? Associate Registrar Paul Turenne will give a brief overview and answer your questions about the EPortfolio Orientation News and Checklist and the course registration process. Peer advisors will also be available to answer your questions.

2:00pm-3:00pm - Nuts & Bolts Session
Usdan University Center, Room 110
Join Dean David Phillips, Dean Louise Brown and Associate Dean Laura Patey for a discussion about academic programs, course selection and the University’s Honor Code. The deans will answer your questions about making a successful academic transition to Wesleyan.

3:00pm-5:00pm - Individual Appointments with Class Dean or Faculty Advisor

3:00pm-5:00pm - Peer Advisor Drop-In Hours
North College, Room 022

5:30pm-7:00pm - Dinner in Usdan with Peer Advisors
Usdan University Center, Marketplace (Second Floor Dining)
Peer advisors will host a table in the West Wing of the Marketplace for students who have additional questions about course registration, academic programs or academic resources at Wesleyan.

7:00pm-8:00pm - Get to know the Student Academic Culture
Usdan University Center, Room 110
Learning at Wesleyan can be challenging whether you are a new or returning student. The peer advisors will share and discuss strategies for success.

Wednesday, January 22nd

8:30am - 5:00pm - Online Pre-Registration Adjustment through EPortfolio

10:30am-11:00am - Community Standards & Campus Safety
Usdan University Center, Room 110
With Dean of Students Rick Culliton, Assistant Dean Scott Backer and Public Safety Lieutenant Paul Verillo.

11:00am-11:45am - Student Life Resources
Usdan University Center, Room 110
With Assistant Director of Residential Life Stacey Phelps, Director of Religious and Spiritual Life Rabbi David Leipziger Teva, Director of Davison Health Center Joyce Walter and Assistant Director of Student Activities and Leadership Development Gretchen LaBonte.

Drop-in Hours for Campus Services
Various campus resources will hold drop-in hours throughout the day to answer new transfer students' personal questions. Stop by the offices that are of interest to you.

12:00pm-4:00pm --- Dining Meal Plans, Usdan 134
12:00pm-3:00pm --- Opportunities in the Office of Admission, 70 Wyllys Avenue
12:30pm-4:30pm --- Career Center, 41 Wyllys Avenue
1:00pm-3:00pm --- Health Profession Advising, 41 Wyllys Avenue
2:00pm-4:00pm --- Office of International Studies, Fisk 105

5:30pm-6:30pm - Pizza Dinner with Transfer Connections (TC’s)
Usdan University Center, Room 108
Meet your transfer connections for pizza and conversation.

Thursday, January 23rd

First Day of Spring Classes

8:30am - Online Drop/Add Period begins through EPortfolio

Peer Advisor meetings – by appointment

Sunday, January 26th

7:00pm - Wesleyan Student Assembly, First General Assembly Meeting
Usdan University Center, Room 108
All students are encouraged to attend and should visit for information on student group membership & the upcoming student group fair.

This event schedule is tentative. All events and locations will be confirmed prior to the winter break holiday.