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We are excited for you to attend and participate in this year's orientation program!
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New Student Orientation
Register for New Student Orientation
Place your reservation for New Student Orientation or Transfer Student Orientation today by visiting your Next Steps. To access Next Steps, log into MySCSU (your student portal) to BannerWeb.
New Student Orientation: Fall 2014
For students who were unable to attend a two-day session, we have added three one-day sessions in July and August. These one-day sessions are scheduled for July 15th, August 5th and August 18th and will be from 8am to 5pm. Please note that we will not be offering a Parent/Family Orientation program on these days.
Orientation for First-Year Students
Students should plan on arriving to campus by 8:00AM. Mandatory programs will conclude by 5:00PM.
|Session I||Thursday, May 29th - Friday, May 30th|
|Session II||Tuesday, June 3rd - Wednesday, June 4th|
|Session III||Tuesday, June 10th - Wednesday, June 11th|
|Session IV||Wednesday , June 18th - Thursday, June 19th|
|Session V||Tuesday, June 24th - Wednesday, June 25th|
|Session VI||Tuesday, July 15th|
|Session VII||Tuesday, August 5th|
|Session VIII||Monday, August 18th|
Space in each session is limited and is available on a first-come, first-serve basis. While you may reschedule your session up to five days prior to each session, please know that once a session has reached capacity, you will be directed to whichever session has space remaining. If you need to reschedule your session due to extenuating circumstances or emergencies following the rescheduling period, please email email@example.com and we will review requests and do our best to accommodate them. Please remember that New Student Orientation, and all programs throughout the two-day session, are mandatory. If you do not attend your New Student Orientation session, your classes may be dropped, and you will not be registered until you attend a New Student Orientation session.
Orientation for Transfer Students
Transfer Student Orientation is the place where your journey begins at Southern. Participation in this one-day program is mandatory and is designed to ease your transition and give you the information you need to succeed at Southern. During Orientation you will be matched with an Orientation Ambassador and a small group of fellow transfer students. You will learn about resources for student success, make connections with other transfer students, be advised and register for classes as well as take a tour. Space in each session is limited and available on a "first come, first serve" basis. We strongly recommend that you sign up as soon as you can commit to a specific date.
Transfer Student Orientation
Transfer Student Orientation Confirmation
Students should have received a confirmation email with important information regarding arrival, parking, times and details. Please see a version of the confirmation email.
We offer two types of Orientation:
- A full-day Orientation beginning at 9:00AM with programs scheduled until 4:30PM. Please arrive by 8:15Am to check-in for the day.
- A Non-traditional Orientation reserved for students that are 26 years of age or older or students with life circumstances (family obligations, full-time employment, etc...) that prevent you from attending a full session. These will run from 5:00PM to 8:00PM on four Mondays throughout the summer and will be limited in scope.
We offer five sessions which include a Parent/Family Orientation Program. If you have a parent or family member that would like to attend a Parent and Family Orientation Program, please select a session with "Parent/Family Orientation offered".
|Session A||Friday, May 2, 8:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Session B||Monday, May 19, 5:00PM - 8:00PM||Non-traditional students|
|Session C||Thursday, May 29, 8:00AM - 5:00PM||Parent/Family Orientation offered|
|Session D||Tuesday, June 3rd, 8:00AM - 5:00PM||Parent/Family Orientation offered|
|Session E||Tuesday, June 10, 8:00AM - 5:00PM||Parent/Family Orientation offered|
|Session F||Monday, June 16, 5:00PM - 8:00PM||Non-traditional students|
|Session G||Wednesday, June 18, 8:00AM - 5:00PM||Parent/Family Orientation offered|
|Session H||Tuesday, June 24, 8:00AM - 5:00PM||Parent/Family Orientation offered|
|Session I||Tuesday, July 15, 8:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Session J||Monday, July 21, 5:00PM - 8:00PM||Non-traditional students|
|Session K||Tuesday, August 5, 8:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Session L||Monday, August 18, 8:00AM - 5:00PM|
|Session M||Monday, August 18, 5:00PM - 8:00PM||Non-traditional students|
|Session N||Friday, August 22, 8:00AM - 5:00PM|
Connect with Us
If you have any questions, don't hesitate to call us at (203) 392-5782 or send an email message to Orientation@southernct.edu. We will reply to your inquiry as soon as possible.
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