quinebaug valley community college

New Student Orientation

Fall 2018 New Student Orientation

Thursday August 23, 2018 – Danielson
4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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

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

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.

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

NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION AGENDA

4:00 – Welcome and Q&A
Welcome, SGA President – Roxy Huckaby
Overview of Orientation – Sarah Hendrick
Q&A with Erin Pagano and John Lewis

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

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
Amanda Giles, Roxy Huckaby and SGA officer
2. Financial Aid Tips – Kim Rich
3. Blackboard Orientation – Pauline Clifford and Jenn Cournoyer
4. Head in the Right Direction: Program & Transfer Overview – Bob Kozlowski and Kevin Davis
5. Close the Books and Take a Break: Self-care Tips for College Students – Satina Salce
6. Study Abroad – Learn about our Short-term Summer & Spring Break Trips
(Europe 2019 – Budapest, Vienna, Prague & Munich) – John Lewis

5:30 – 6:00 Attend Interactive Workships to Learn More! (select one)
1. How to Get Involved at QVCC? – Student Government Association and Student Clubs
Amanda Giles, Roxy Huckaby and SGA officer
2. Degree Works & Monitoring Your Program of Study – Nicole Marcoux-Bowen and Krissy Larrow
3. Blackboard Orientation – Pauline Clifford and M’lyn Hines
4. Math: Tips for Success – Denise Walsh and John Lepore
5. Be a Self-Aware College Student – Karla Desjardins
6. Study Abroad – Learn about our Short-term Summer & Spring Break Trips
(Europe 2019 – Budapest, Vienna, Prague & Munich) – John Lewis

5:00 – 5:30 – Parent and Family Workshop
Learn about FERPA, general transfer information, and services for students with disabilities
John Lepore & Sarah Hendrick

6:00 – 7:30 – BBQ, Music, Meet Faculty & Staff, Deans, and our President, Carlee Drummer
Music by “Precious Plum” – 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 – 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 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.