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Meadowland college freshman orientation

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