quinebaug valley community college

New Student Orientation

Fall 2017 New Student Orientation

Thursday, August 24, 2017
4:00 – 7:30 p.m.

We are excited that you have made QVCC
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Orientation is a fun way to learn about campus resources, transfer, campus life and more! Attending the New Student Orientation will help you build a solid foundation of student success.  As a new or transfer student, you are  encouraged to attend.

There is only one orientation for the fall term, held at the
Danielson campus. See the full agenda below.

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION AGENDA

4:00 – Welcome and Q&A
Welcome, SGA President – Heather Vogt
Overview of Orientation – Sarah Hendrick
Q&A with Jayne Battye and John Lewis

4:45 – 5:00 – Healthy Relationships
Heath Hightower

5:00 – 5:30 Attend Interactive Workshops to Learn More! (select one)
1. Major and Career Exploration – Katie Gregory
2. “How to Get Involved at QVCC?” – Student Government Association and Student Clubs
Amanda Giles, Heather Vogt, Roxy Huckaby, and Michaela Grimaldi
3. Financial Aid Tips – Kim Rich
4. Blackboard, Library & Learning Center Orientation –
Pauline Clifford, Jenn Cournoyer and M’lynn Hines
5. Head in the Right Direction: Program & Transfer Overview – Amy Kacerik and Sarah Hendrick

5:30 – 6:00 Attend Interactive Workshops to Learn More! (select one)
1. Major and Career Exploration – Katie Gregory
2. “How to Get Involved at QVCC?” – Student Government Association and Student Clubs
Amanda Giles, Heather Vogt, Roxy Huckaby, and Michaela Grimaldi
3. Degree Works & Monitoring Your Program of Study – Nicole Marcoux-Bowen and Krissy Larrow
4. Blackboard, Library & Learning Center Orientation –
Pauline Clifford, Jenn Cournoyer and M’lynn Hines
5. Math: Tips for Success – Denise Walsh and John Lepore

5:00 – 5:30 – Parent Workshop
Bob Kozlowski and John Lepore will discuss FERPA, general transfer information, and students with
disabilities

6:00 – 7:30 – BBQ, Music, Meet Faculty & Staff, Deans and our President, Carlee Drummer
Music by “Precious Plum” – QVCC Student Band
Johnathon Deneault, Roxy Huckaby, Jenna Haines, Hannah Giles, Cody Peck and Brian Barrette

6:30 and 7:00 – Campus Tours

Ongoing in the Atrium:
• Student Government Association and Student Clubs
• Learn about our LGBTQIA and SafeZone resources
QVCC Foundation: Learn about Scholarships, Alumni, & Tackle the Trail – 20 mile race and relay to raise money for scholarships

Photo IDs in the Learning Center – Bill Army
Student IDs – Stop by the Learning Center any time after the workshop, during dinner, or after
dinner to get a photo ID. You can also get your photo ID anytime during the semester.

Bookstore:
Our Bookstore will be open until 6:30 p.m. If you have a last minute book to purchase or need
supplies, feel free to stop by.