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Meadowland college freshman orientation



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  • 1. Meadowland College
    Freshman Orientation
    August 24, 2010
  • 2. Moving In
    Volunteers will help freshmen move in on the morning of August 24.
    Drive to main gate to have a volunteer assigned to you.
    Volunteer will accompany you to the dorm.
    Volunteer will arrange for luggage carts.
  • 3. Getting Wired
    After moving in, volunteer will help you set up your computer and demonstrate accessing the library and other online services.
  • 4. The Bookstore
    Volunteer will explain how to avoid long lines at the bookstore and how to order online.
    Volunteer will accompany you to the bookstore for a firsthand look around.
  • 5. Schedule of EventsTuesday, August 24
    8:30 AM-11:00 AMStudent Check-in at Main Gate
    Students will register with Volunteer Experience staff and receive room keys from Residential Services.
    12:00 PM-1:00 PMStudent-Parent Orientation Session at South Campus Hall
    View freshman orientation slide show.
    Question and answer period.
    Volunteer Experience staff presents information about the Volunteer Experience program
    1:00 PM Student Lunch at the Main Dining Room
    Groups will leave for sites directly from lunch. Parents can have the option of eating at the Food Court or local restaurants.
    5:15 PM-7:00 PMBarbeque at North Campus
    Volleyball, cooking out, and group activities.
    In case of bad weather, activities will be moved indoors.
    7:00 PM-9:00 PM Break to relax in rooms and unpack
    9:00 PM-10:30 PMBowling or Miniature golf
    Get to know other students through a little friendly competition.
    Price included in program fee.
  • 6. Schedule of EventsWednesday, August 25
    7:30 AM-8:30 AMBreakfast at the Main Dining Room
    Use meal ticket provided.
    8:30 AM-9:00 AMGroups Meet to Leave for Volunteer Sites
    9:00 AM-4:00 PMWork at Volunteer Sites
    5:45 PMDinner at Local Princeton Restaurants
    Sample dining around campus. Dinner cost is paid by college orientation program.
    7:00 PM -9:00 PMGame Night
    Play games with other first-year students at Southwest Hall.
    9:00 PMMovie
    Students will divide into groups to view favorite summer flicks.
  • 7. Dining Hoursfor Main Dining Room
    Monday through FridayBreakfast 7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.Lunch 11:00 a.m.-1:15 p.m.Dinner (Monday through Thursday) 4:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m.Dinner (Friday) 4:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    SaturdayBreakfast 7:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m.Lunch 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.Dinner 4:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
    SundayBrunch 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.Dinner 4:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
  • 8. Dining Options
    Meal Plans: Freshmen MUST participate in one meal plan outlined in dining options brochure.
    You must have an ID card to access your meal plan.
    All meal plans apply to the main dining room.
    Only meal plans in Category I and V can be used at the Food Court, located in the student building. Note dining hours posted for this location.
  • 9. Getting Around Campus
    Go to the Visitors’ Center – Building B, located at main gate.
    Pick up campus maps.
    Learn some cool facts about Meadowland.
    Bus Service
    Local transport around campus. Picks up in front of main gate and will transport you to North and South campuses.
    Night transport. Van service provides transportation around campus during the night.
    Walking Escorts
    Available at night. Dial 555-walk.
    Call 555-555-5555 for more details about bus service.
  • 10. Getting Involved
    Attend the Activities Fair
    August 28, Administration Building, 4:00 p.m. where you will learn about Meadowland’s many clubs and organizations
    Student Clubs
    Countless clubs, intramural sports teams, and volunteer organizations will enrich your mind, body and spirit.
    Student created
  • 11. Learn more about the Princeton community
    Call or e-mail Linda Grey, freshman advisor, with any questions or issues.
    Meadowland College