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2015 Fall New Student Orientation – UC Charleston Campus

Welcome to the Golden Eagle family!  All of us at UC are excited that you will be joining our community this fall and are looking forward to meeting you at Fall Check-In Process & New Student Orientation.  These events are an important step in making the transition to life at the University of Charleston. 

Before You Arrive 

Please look at the attached checklist and see if anything still needs to be completed.  This document will let you know which items you need to bring, or complete before you come to campus.  Please get in touch with the appropriate office and take care of as much as you can to avoid standing in line at the Fall Check-In Process.

My UC-Charleston Checklist.pdf 

Fall Check-In Process 

The Fall Check-In Process is MANDATORY for all students.   

Football Team 

Date:  Sunday, August 9, 2015 

Time:  11:00a.m. – 2:00p.m.

Location:  Rotunda, Riggleman Hall


Fall Athletic Teams (Women’s Volleyball, Men’s Soccer, Women’s Soccer, Cheerleading, Men’s Cross Country, and Women’s Cross Country) 

Date:  Friday, August 14, 2015 

Time:  11:00a.m – 2:00p.m.

Location:  Rotunda, Riggleman Hall


New Students (Freshmen & Transfers) (Unless you are a member of one of the above named groups)

Date:  Friday, August 21st  

Time:  9:00a.m. – 1:00p.m.

Location:  Rotunda, Riggleman Hall

Don’t forget – Bring your student ID to the Fall Check-In Process. 

Students will pick up their class schedules and an individualized checklist, and then complete the checklist by visiting one or more of these friendly offices: 

  1. Student Solutions Center: 
    • Make your student ID card
    • Billing – Pay any balance due
    • Add Eagle Bucks to your account
  2. Financial Aid: 
    • Last minute paperwork or signatures needed
  3. Information Technology: 
    • Verify UC log-in information and login to the network
  4. Parking Permits: 
    • Parking permits will be distributed to students who will have a vehicle on campus 
    • If a student will not have a vehicle on campus, then s/he must sign a parking waiver to avoid being billed
  5. Check-Out Table: 
    • Turn in your completed checklist
    • Residential students pick up a Residence Hall check-in ticket

**Residential Students 

All new residential students must complete the Fall Check-In Process and obtain a ticket before they can move into their assigned residence hall room.  A limited number of shopping carts and helpful upperclassmen will be available to assist with the move-in process.

#IMGOLD New Student Orientation Information 

Date:  Saturday, August 22nd & Sunday, August 23rd   

New Student Orientation is a MANDATORY event for all Freshmen and Transfer students.  Students will meet their Mentors and Peer Educators, make new friends, and start earning academic credit.  Please view the detailed schedules here:

Freshmen Orientation Schedule 

First-Year Students  

Transfer Orientation Schedule 

Transfer Students 

**All orientation schedules will be posted by August 3rd, 2015

*All orientation schedules are subject to change.


PLEASE NOTE:  There will be NO formal Parent Orientation meetings. Members of our staff will be in the Rotunda in Riggleman Hall during the Fall Check-In Process to provide you with all the answers and resources you need.

Please stop by the Parent Resource Table any time during the Fall Check-In Process to:

  • Sign up to receive the parent newsletter
  • Learn more about the resources and services offered by the university

Questions . . . ? 

If you have any questions about the Fall Check-In Process or New Student Orientation, please contact the Office of Student Leadership & Engagement at 304-357-4745.

Orientation Schedules

First-Year Students  

Transfer Students 

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