Winter Orientation

Join us Jan. 12-16

Central students sharing a sled in the snow. Photo taken prior to COVID-19.

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

Tuesday, Jan. 12
9:30-11:30 a.m. Virtual Session – Academics at Central
Join us virtually to learn about academic advising, course registration and more!
Thursday, Jan. 14
2-3 p.m. Check-In: Maytag Student Center

  • Pick up room key, Central ID, parking permit, and orientation schedule
  • Move into your assigned residence hall
  • Receive combination to your personal campus post office box
5 p.m. Dinner with the Student Orientation Staff (SOS)
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
Friday, Jan. 15
8-9 a.m. Breakfast
Central Market
8:30-9:30 a.m. Student Check-in
Graham Annex Sutphen Room
Visit Offices to Take Care of Necessary Business

  • Business Office, Central Hall
  • Financial Aid, Central Hall
  • Student Development, Maytag Student Center
  • Spirit Shoppe (opens at 10 a.m.), Maytag Student Center
9:30 a.m. Orientation Sessions
Graham Annex Sutphen Room

Noon Lunch for Students and Family
Graham Annex Sutphen Room
12:45 Parents and Students Say Goodbye
1 p.m. Orientation Session: Registrar, Title IX, and MVP
Graham Annex Sutphen Room
2 p.m. Campus & Classroom Tours
Various Locations
3:30 p.m. ALICE Training
Graham Annex Sutphen Room
4:30-5 p.m. Break / Visit Offices to Take Care of Necessary Business

  • Business Office, Central Hall
  • Financial Aid, Central Hall
  • Student Development, Maytag Student Center
  • Spirit Shoppe, Maytag Student Center
5 p.m. Pizza With Professors
Graham Annex Sutphen Room
6 p.m. Evening Activity With SOS
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
Saturday, Jan. 16
11 a.m. to Noon Lunch With SOS Group
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
Noon Meeting With SOS Leaders
Maytag Student Center BMW Rooms

  • Campus Opportunities
  • Helpful Tools for Navigating Central College Student Life
2:30 p.m. Cocoa and Cookie Break
Maytag Student Center BMW Rooms
3 p.m. Residence Life Meeting and Guided Discussion
Maytag Student Center BMW Rooms
4-5 p.m. Break
5 p.m. Dinner With SOS Group
Meet in Maytag Student Center Atrium
7 p.m. Residence Hall Community Meeting
Individual Residence Halls
8 p.m. Campus Event
Maytag Student Center

 

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