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Summer Orientation Schedule

8:00 a.m.
Arrival and Orientation Check-in
Parents and students will receive their personalized orientation schedule and students will have their ID photo taken at this time.

Continental Breakfast
Barrette Business and Community Center

8:30 a.m.
Welcome and Orientation Kickoff
This session will include a welcome address by Walsh University President Richard Jusseaume and other University administrators.
Barrette Business and Community Center

9:15 a.m.
Campus Ministry Session
Director of Campus Ministry, Miguel Chavez and the Campus Ministry team, will present information about Walsh's faith community and discuss the opportunities for continued personal and spiritual development both on campus and in the North Canton/Canton communities.

10:00 a.m.
Student Placement Testing

Parent Information Sessions: The Walsh Factor: Student Education & Support Outside the Classroom or Letting Go
The Walsh Factor session includes a presentation on the programs and services provided by the Division of Student Affairs. These include campus security, student conduct, wellness, campus activities, parking, and much more. This session is the perfect opportunity to get your questions answered on a variety of topics. "Letting Go" is presented by the Counseling Services department and is designed to help parents prepare themselves as their son or daughter begins the next chapter in their life.

11:15 a.m.
Academic Information Session
Facilitated by a Walsh faculty member, this session is designed to prepare students for the college academic environment as well as further explain the requirements and experiences students can expect in their major. The session will cover a description of each major's courses, academic expectations, potential career opportunities, and other information unique to the student's major.

11:30 a.m.
New Student Service Fair
A variety of University departments and student organizations will fill the David Campus Center providing students and parents the opportunity to learn more about the Walsh experience.

Schervish Dining Centre

Lunch for Athletes and Parents of Student Athletes
This is your welcome to Walsh Athletics as well as an information session on required forms that must be submitted prior to a student-athlete's participation in their sport.
Barrette Center

1:00 p.m.
Student Placement Testing

Parent Information Sessions: The Walsh Factor: Student Education & Support Outside the Classroom or Letting Go

2:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

  • Financial Aid
  • Introduction to Walsh Technology
  • Global Learning Experience
  • Residence Life Session
  • Commuter Student Session

4:00 p.m.
Meetings with Freshman Advisors
During this session, students will meet with their freshman advisor, learn about the advisor role, and begin creating their fall 2013 schedule.

5:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Students and Parents Depart
As you depart for the day, join Walsh University students and staff in the David Campus Center. Students can also pick up their free gift from the Orientation Leader staff and say "goodbye" for now!

**Adjustments to the schedule may be made to best accommodate our students and families.

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