quinebaug valley community college

New Student Orientation

Willimantic Area Students

We will provide transportation to and from New Student Orientation.The Bus will pick students up at Windham Technical High School (QV @ WT) at 3:00 pm

For More Information

Contact the Student Success Center
860.932.4020

Events

Fall 2019 New Student Orientation

Thursday August 22, 2019 – Danielson
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

We are excited that you have made QVCC your college of choice!

Orientation is a fun way to learn about campus resources, transfer opportunities, 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.

You’ll be able to attend interactive workshops, meet faculty and staff, enjoy dinner, and our student band “Precious Plum.”

TENTATIVE NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION AGENDA

4:00 – Welcome and Q&A
Welcome, SGA President
Overview of Orientation
Q&A Session

4:45 – 5:00 – Preview “Not Anymore”

5:00 – 5:30 Attend Interactive Workshops to Learn More! (select one)
1. How to Get Involved at QVCC? – Student Government Association and Student Clubs
2. Financial Aid Tips
3. Blackboard Orientation
4. Head in the Right Direction: Program & Transfer Overview
5. Major and Career Exploration: Focus 2

5:30 – 6:00 Attend Interactive Workshops to Learn More! (select one)
1. How to Get Involved at QVCC? – Student Government Association and Student Clubs
2. Degree Works & Monitoring Your Program of Study
3. Blackboard Orientation
4. Math: Tips for Success
5. New Student Success Workshop – LEAP

5:00 – 5:30 – Parent and Family Workshop

Learn about FERPA, general transfer information, and services for students with disabilities

6:00 – 7:30 – BBQ, Music, Meet Faculty & Staff
Music by “Background  Noise” – QVCC Student Band

6:30 and 7:00 – Campus Tours

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

Photo IDs in the Learning Center 
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 campus 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.