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Academic Advising

New Transfer Student Orientation Fall 2016

New to UWGB this semester? Please join us for one, many, or all of the below optional orientation activities. The goal is to help you get more acclimated to campus, help you meet other UWGB students, and increase your readiness to start this Fall semester.

Questions? Contact Deanne Kusserow at kusserod@uwgb.edu.

Thursday September 1, 2016

TIME EVENT LOCATION
8:30am - 12:00pm New Transfer Student Residence Hall/Campus Apt Move-In

**If you are moving on campus you will need your ID BEFORE you can check in!**

Questions about move in details? Check your UWGB Email or contact Residence Life at 920 465-2040
Residence Life
10:00am - 1:00pm Lunch
The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons, Common Grounds Coffeehouse, the Grille, and the Phoenix Club are all open. Dining/Pass Points, cash, or credit cards accepted.
University Union
1:30pm - 2:45pm Residence Hall/Commuter Student Meetings
Students Living on Campus - see your RA for details Commuters with have the opportunity to meet with UWGB students who commute to find out the best times to find parking and learn how to connect with campus while living off.
Residential students: see your RA for details
Commuters: Special Events Room in the Kress Center
3:00pm - 4:00pm UWGB 101
Still have questions about starting the Fall Semester – we’ll answer them here!
University Union - Christie Theatre
5:15pm - 6:30pm Dinner
Dining Points, Pass Points, or cash accepted
6:15pm - 7:00pm Ice Cream Social
Top off dinner with ice cream served up by our celebrity scoopers!
Student Services Plaza – outside on the roof of the SS building
7:00pm - 8:30pm The Painting of the Phoenix
Grab a paint roller and be a part of the inaugural painting of the Phoenix. We are going to paint a 75’x75’ Phoenix in the middle of Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Circle.
Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Circle
8:30pm - 9:30pm Comedy City
Comedy improv group with audience participation.
University Union – Phoenix Rooms
7:00pm - 11:00pm Free Games at the Phoenix Club
Play free games (video games, table games, board games
University Union – Phoenix Club

Friday September 2, 2016

TIME EVENT LOCATION
8:00am Morning Run
Meet up with Cross Country Coach Mike Kline and other fellow students for a run around the arboretum.
Kress Events Center - Front Desk
8:00am - 10:00am Get your UWGB Student ID
Cost is $7.50 cash or check. You must present a valid photo ID.
University Ticketing and Info Center-University Union
9:00am - 10:00am Hot Breakfast
Come to breakfast, meet up other new transfer students. Dining Points, Pass Points, or cash accepted
Cloud Commons – University Union
8:30am - 4:30pm Get your Fall Textbooks
Need to charge books to your SIS account? Make sure to pick up your student ID first!
Phoenix Bookstore
8:30am - 4:00pm GBOSS Available – Just Stop In!
Questions about your Financial Aid/tuition bill?
Need to ask about a waitlisted course?
Getting an error when attempting to register for a course?
Other follow-up questions before the start of the semester?
Student Services
9:30am - 11:30am Academic Advising Drop-in Hours
Need help with your class schedule, or have other questions/concerns about your classes, etc. Stop in the Academic Advising Office and sign up to see an advisor. First come, first served.
Student Services – Academic Advising
10:15am - 12:00pm SEX SIGNALS
An innovative, interactive, theatrical (and did we mention comedic program. Win prizes!
University Union
11:30am - 12:00pm Nontraditional Student Social
Returning to school with more “life experience” than some students? You’re not alone! Meet a current UWGB non-trad student and connect with other non-traditional students.
University Union
Common Grounds Coffee House
12:00pm - 1:00pm Lunch
The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons, Common Grounds Coffeehouse, the Grille, and the Phoenix Club are all open. Dining/Pass Points, cash, or credit cards accepted.
University Union-Phoenix Rooms
2:00pm - 2:45pm Theatre Opportunities for the Non-Theatre Major
Interested in theatre production buy you are not a theatre major? No problem! This session will tell you how to get involved in the university’s theatre production
Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Rm 103
2:45pm - 3:30pm Study Abroad Opportunities
Interested in studying about during your time at UWGB? This session will explain how to make it happen!
Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Rm 103
3:30pm - 4:15pm Around the Library in 45 Minutes
Learn how to navigate the library in 45 minutes! A must-learn skill For those term papers coming up.
Cofrin Library 3rd Floor Circulation Desk
4:15pm - 5:00pm Student Employment 101: Working While Attending College
Interested in working an on-campus job? See what’s available and learn how to secure that job.
Mary Ann Cofrin Hall Rm 103
5:00pm - 7:00pm Dinner and Yard Games
University Union – Cloud Commons and Phoenix Club
7:30pm - 9:30pm Nerdology-Trivia
Get a team together or join one when you show up for this interactive pop-culture trivia show: a mix of awesome games and trivia interspersed with fun audience interactions. Play to win prizes and test your knowledge!
University Union
Phoenix Rooms
5:00pm - 10:00pm Free Games at the Phoenix Club
Play free video, table and board games
University Union – Phoenix Club
ALL DAY Shorewood Golf Course
Grab your clubs and head out for buck-a-hole golf (with Student ID)
Shorewood Golf Course
ALL DAY Disc Golf Course
Ever try Disc Golf? We have a beautiful 9-hole course on the “front lawn” of campus.
All Around Campus
ALL DAY Kress Events Center
Basketball, swimming, volleyball, swimming, racquetball, badminton, and tennis.
Kress Events Center
ALL DAY Arboretum Trail
Gorgeous 4.1 mile path around campus and is always open for Jogging, biking, walking, or photographing. Take some time to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.
All Around Campus

Saturday September 3, 2016

TIME EVENT LOCATION
10:00am - 1:00pm Brunch
Come to breakfast, meet up other UWGB students. Dining Points, Pass Points, or cash accepted.
Cloud Commons – University Union
10:00am - 12:00pm Finding your Classrooms Tour
You’ve had a campus tour already, but would you like some help finding your classrooms? Bring your Fall Class schedule and meet up with Peer Advisors who can show you around.
University Union - Office of Student Life
8:30am -10:00am Academic Advising Drop-in Hours
Need help with your class schedule, or have other questions/concerns about your classes, etc. Stop in the Academic Advising Office and sign up to see an advisor. First come, first served.
Academic Advising Office – Student Services Building Rom 1600
11:30am - 1:00pm Lunch
The Marketplace in Leona Cloud Commons, Common Grounds Coffeehouse, the Grille, and the Phoenix Club are all open. Dining/Pass Points, cash, or credit cards accepted.
University Union
12:00pm - 2:00pm Finding your Classrooms Tour
You’ve had a campus tour already, but would you like some help finding your classrooms? Bring your Fall Class schedule and meet up with Peer Advisors who can show you around.
University Union - Office of Student Life
12:00pm - 2:00pm Climbing Wall
Kress Events Center
1:00pm - 2:00pm Arboretum Tours
Get a tour of the miles of Arboretum trails surrounding campus.
Meet outside The Phoenix Bookstore in the University Union
12:00pm - 1:30pm Open Houses
Mix your own Chex Mix, meet some amazing people, and learn About campus resources for all students.
American Intercultural Center (AIC), Pride Center, Student Govt Offices, all located in the Union
3:30pm - 6:30pm Games in the Park
Phoenix Park
4:30pm - 6:00pm Dinner
8:30pm - 11:30pm Laser Tag
Kress Center Turf Gym Show up in teams or individually.
ALL DAY Kress Events Center
Basketball, swimming, volleyball, swimming, racquetball, badminton, and tennis.
Kress Events Center
ALL DAY Arboretum Trail
Gorgeous 4.1 mile path around campus and is always open for Jogging, biking, walking, or photographing. Take some time to enjoy the sights and sounds of nature.
All Around Campus