Winter Orientation

Join us Jan. 13-15

Students walking along Peace Mall, the heart of Central's campus.

Personal Attention and Support Make Central a Community Where Everyone Counts.

Details for New Student Orientation

  • Send your final high school transcript to the admission office, if you haven’t done so already.
  • Send all updated documentation of college coursework and AP or IB classes to the admission office.
  • Check your e-mail for information about placement tests.  Admission staff will contact you with more details if placement tests are needed.
  • Bring your driver’s license plus your social security card or passport.

Schedule

Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022
1-3 p.m. Check-In: Maytag Student Center

  • Pick up room key, Central ID, parking permit and orientation schedule
  • Move into your assigned residence
  • Receive combination to your personal campus post office box
3-4:30 p.m. Your Academic Life at Central
Maytag Student Center, BMW Rooms
5 p.m. Dinner With Student Orientation Staff
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
6 p.m. Evening Activity With SOS
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
Friday, Jan. 14
8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Campus Offices Open — Visit During Breaks/Free Time

  • Business Office, Central Hall
  • Financial Aid Office, Central Hall
  • Facilities Management Building
  • Spirit Shoppe (after 10 a.m.), Maytag Student Center
8-9 a.m. Breakfast
Central Market
9 a.m. Orientation Sessions
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room

  • Welcome
  • Connections with SOS
  • Student Panel
  • Break
  • Central Firsts
11:30 a.m. Lunch for Students and Family
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
12:15 Creating a Welcoming Community
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
12:45 p.m. Break: Guests and Families Say Goodbye
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
1 p.m. Mentors in Violence Presentation
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
2 p.m. Central Student Services and Pella Tour
Various Locations
3 p.m. ALICE Training
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
3:45 p.m. Wrap-Up and Break
5 p.m. Pizza With Professors
Central Market, President’s Dining Room
8 p.m. Campus Event
Sponsored by Student Involvement
Saturday, Jan. 15
11 a.m. Lunch With SOS Group
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
Noon Meeting With SOS Leaders
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room

  • Club, Leadership and Employment Opportunities
  • Using Central Technology Platforms for Success
1 p.m. Building a Culture of Inclusion and MLK Day
With Associate Professor of Biology Paulina Mena and Student Leaders
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
2:30 p.m. Cocoa and Cookie Break
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
3 p.m. Residence Life Meeting and Guided Discussion
Maytag Student Center, Boat Room
4 p.m. Break
5 p.m. Dinner With SOS Group
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
8 p.m. Campus Event
Sponsored by Residence Life
Sunday, Jan. 16
7 p.m. Residence Hall Community Meetings
Individual Residence Hall 

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