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UESP Large Group

  1. 1. 2009 START Orientation and Advising<br />
  2. 2. You are not undecided… you’ve decided to explore!<br />
  3. 3. UESP is located in Waldo Hall (Room 102).<br />This is where you will have your <br />advising appointment tomorrow.<br />
  4. 4. Decision Making Model<br />Assess yourself.<br />Explore academic & career options.<br />Decide and act.<br />
  5. 5. UESP Advisor Responsibilities<br /><ul><li>Help you stay on track with your academic goals
  6. 6. Assist students in defining and developing desired educational and career plans
  7. 7. Help you understand academic policies, procedures, or requirements
  8. 8. Serve as your academic advocate
  9. 9. See UESP Handbook for additional info (Syllabus section --page4)</li></li></ul><li>UESP Advisee Responsibilities<br /><ul><li>Be an active explorer
  10. 10. Alter your study habits to reflect college level learning environments
  11. 11. Meet with your UESP advisor at least once a term
  12. 12. Check your ONID email account daily for updates and important information
  13. 13. Be honest with yourself and us. Don’t wait for small problems to become big problems!</li></li></ul><li>Welcome to the Research University!<br />Defining the research culture of OSU<br />OSU faculty members and their roles<br />Classes – their content and your workload<br />
  14. 14. Zero to Success in…<br />77 <br /> Days<br />A weekly to-do list for the term<br />An external form of accountability to help you be attentive to activities that can enhance your success<br />P.22-23 of Registration Information Handbook<br />
  15. 15. OVERVIEW OF START MATERIALS<br />Orange UESP Handbook<br />Pink student information sheet<br />White “open class list” handout<br />OSU Catalog<br />Registration Information Handbook<br />OSU START Checklist<br />
  16. 16. Your first major exploration assignment<br />Colleges and Majors<br />UESP Handbook pages 8-10 <br />Exploratory Course<br />UESP Handbook pages 11-12<br />
  17. 17. OVERVIEW OF OSU DEGREES & COURSE SELECTION<br />Terminology<br />Degree Components<br />Colleges and Majors<br />Exploratory Courses<br />Baccalaureate Core Courses<br />
  18. 18. OSU Key Terminology (UESP Handbook pages 17-18)<br />Alpha Scheduling<br />GAP (General Access PIN)<br />GPA<br />Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory Grading<br />Dates to remember<br />
  19. 19. What goes into a BS/BA degree?(UESP Handbook – p. 7)<br />180 Credits Minimum for a Degree<br />
  20. 20. Baccalaureate Core Synopsis (Handbook p.14)<br />Skills Courses<br />Writing I: WR 121 – Alpha Sectioned by first initial of last name<br />Writing II <br />Writing III: Writing II or Communications 111, 114, 218<br />Mathematics: Math 105 or higher <br />Fitness: You must choose a class from both parts. Suggested that you take both the same term, but not required.<br />Part 1 -- HHS 231 (2 credits) <br />Part 2 -- HHS activity course or PAC class (1 credit)<br />Perspective Courses – Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities<br />Physical Science <br />Biological Science <br />Physical or Biological Science <br />Western Culture <br />Cultural Diversity <br />Literature and the Arts <br />Social Process and Institutions<br />Difference, Power, & Discrimination<br />Synthesis courses are upper division. These should not be taken during the freshmen year.<br />
  21. 21. Exploring Civil Engineering<br /> Brenda Bridges wants to explore Civil Engineering. Her classes might include:<br />Civil Engineering 101<br />Chemistry 201<br />Math 251<br />Writing 121<br />Geosciences 105<br />
  22. 22. Brenda’s Schedule<br /> Brenda Bridges isinterested in exploring civil engineering.<br />Total Creditsthisterm: 15<br />
  23. 23. Exploring Human Behavior and Social Sciences<br /> Christopher Service isinterested in studyinghumanbehavior and exploring the Social Science majors. Hisschedulemightinclude:<br />Sociology 204<br />HumanDevelopment & Family Sciences 201<br />Math 111<br />Health and Human Sciences 231 (Lecture)<br />Health and Human Sciences 241 (Lab)<br />Academic Learning Services 199<br />
  24. 24. Chris’ Schedule<br />Chris Service isinterested in studyinghumanbehavior<br />and exploring Social Science majors.<br />Total Creditsthisterm: 15<br />
  25. 25. Degree Partnership Program(See Page 21 – UESP Handbook)<br />A program that allows students to be concurrently enrolled at OSU and an Oregon community college<br />Benefits<br />Automatic transfer of credits<br />Access to a wider variety of classes and classroom environments<br />Financial aid covers full-time enrollment spread across both institutions<br />Representatives from LBCC will be in Bexel Hall 112A tomorrow from 1:00-4:00<br />
  26. 26. Educational Opportunities Program(See Page 29 – UESP Handbook)<br />EOP provides instructional, counseling, and tutorial services to certain student populations<br />Students of Color<br />Students with Disabilities<br />First Generation Students<br />Older than Average Students<br />Students who are Single Parents<br />Low-income Students<br />Students from Rurally Isolated Communities<br />Visit Waldo Hall Room 337 for more information<br />
  27. 27. OVERVIEW OF START ADVISING(what’s happening tomorrow)<br /><ul><li>French, German, or Spanish Foreign Language Placement Test (optional) – 7:00 a.m. – 33 Kidder Hall
  28. 28. Advising & Registration Session will take 1 ½ to 2 hours
  29. 29. Part 1 – group advising and course planning with UESP advisors
  30. 30. Part 2 – scheduling and registration with START Leaders
  31. 31. Located at the Academic Success Center in Waldo Hall (Room 102)
  32. 32. Materials to bring to your advising session tomorrow</li></ul>Orange UESP Handbook<br />Completed pink information sheet<br />Advising appt card<br />Catalog, open class list, Registration Information Handbook<br />OSU START CHECKLIST!<br />
  33. 33. And Finally…<br /> Remember your homework…<br />Fill out your Pink “Student Information sheet and list some possible courses on the back<br />Review Colleges and Majors (pp. 8-10) and Exploratory Courses (pp. 11-12) in your UESP handbook<br />Don’t forget your OSU START Checklist!<br />Appointment Card distribution<br />

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