August 22nd – August 24th
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 New Student Orientation. This event is 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 done. 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 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
Date: Friday, August 22nd
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: Rotunda, Riggleman Hall
Don’t forget – Bring your student ID to Fall Check-In Process.
The Fall Check-In Process is MANDATORY for all students. 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:
your student ID card
– Pay any balance due
Eagle Bucks to your account
- Financial Aid:
- Last minute paperwork or signatures needed
- Information Technology:
UC log-in information (must be done prior to the IT session on Saturday!)
- Parking Permits:
permits will be distributed to students who will have a vehicle on campus.
a student will not have a vehicle on campus, then s/he must sign a parking
waiver to avoid being billed.
- Check-Out Table:
in your completed checklist
students pick up a Residence Hall ticket
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 23rd
– Sunday, August 24th
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
Freshmen Orientation Schedule
First Year Student Orientation Schedule
bring a plain white T-shirt to New Student Orientation for an SSTM activity
Transfer Orientation Schedule
Transfer Student Orientation Schedule
*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
Riggleman rotunda (9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.) and the Geary Student Union lobby (2:00
– 4:00 p.m.) 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:
up to receive the parent newsletter
more about the services offered by Advance Healthcare @UC (health clinic,
counseling, and pharmacy services)
answers to individual questions about opportunities and resources for you and
Questions . . . ?
If you have any questions about 2014 New Student
Orientation, please contact Meghan Sparrow, Coordinator of Student Programs, in
the Office of Student Life at 304-357-4741 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.