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Transfer Orientation

During Orientation The W will welcome incoming students and their families. This evening event will prepare you for the journey ahead. You will chat with Orientation Leaders, as well as meet some University faculty/staff. Orientation also offers programming for family members who wish to learn more about The W. 

At Orientation, students will:

- Meet with an academic advisor and register for classes

- Receive information about on-campus living and commuting on campus

- Explore various resources available to W students

- Have university ID made

- Meet new and current W students

At Orientation, Parents/Family will:

- Participate in programming specific to their needs

- Meet with various campus offices

- Gain a better understanding of university resources

 

Please refere to the tentative schedules below for reference. If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Student Life at 662-329-7416.

 

August 2nd Student Schedule

10:15am Check-In

11:00am Welcome

11:15am Dean of Students Presentation

11:45am Student Success Presentation

12:15pm Lunch

1:15pm Basics to Success

2:00pm Student Engagement 101

2:45pm Student Meetings with Colleges

3:30pm Advising and Pre-Scheduling

4:00pm Residence Hall Tours

 

August 2nd Parent/Family Schedule

10:15am Check-In

11:00am Welcome

11:15am Dean of Students Presentation

11:45am Student Success Presentation

12:15pm Lunch

1:15pm College Meetings

2:15pm Campus Resource Panel

3:15pm University Basics for Parents/ Family

3:45pm Student Leader Panel

4:00pm Residence Hall Tours