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Miles College Freshman Orientation: #Miles16

Article Date:
07/24/12
Category:
Adminstration, Latest News, Student Government

You can download a copy of the student athlete/band orientation schedule here.

You can download a copy of the general student body orientation schedule here.


Student Athlete/ Band Oreintation Schedule (July 30 - August 3, 2012)

 

July 30, 2012 (Monday) 

9:00 a.m.         Residence Halls open for New Students 

                       Check-in and Getting Everything in Order (All Day) 

Noon               Lunch for Residence Hall Students (Faculty/Staff and Student Mentors Included) 

                       Location: Cafeteria  

2:00 p.m.         Parent Question and Answer Session 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

                        All  parents  are  expected  to  attend  this  session  that  will  provide  key                                            

                        information on financial aid, student accounts, housing, student life and 

                        campus safety. 

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

July 31, 2012 (Tuesday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

9:00 a.m.         Residence Halls open for New Students 

                        Check-in and Getting Everything in Order (All Day) 

Noon             Lunch for Residence Hall Students (Faculty/Staff and Student Mentors Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

August 1, 2012 (Wednesday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

9:00 a.m.         Morning Greetings 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

9:15 a.m.        Guest Speaker: Nicole Parsons Pollard, Ph.D.   

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

10:00 a.m.       Orientation Leaders Share College Experience 

                        Location Brown Hall Auditorium 

11:00  a.m.       Introduction  to  Faculty/Staff  and  Student  Mentors  (Meet  and  Greet  for New Students)  

                        Location: Brown Hall 

Noon               Lunch (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria  

1:15 p.m.         Advising Workshop for New Students 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

2:15 p.m.         Students Proceed with Orientation Leaders to Assigned Classrooms 

2:30 p.m.         Prepare for Registration and Classroom Activities 

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

6:30 p.m.         Movie Night - The Great Debaters 

                        Location: Rev. Abraham Woods Lecture Hall, Pearson Hall 

August 2, 2012 (Thursday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

9:00 a.m.         Morning Greetings 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

9:30 a.m.         Orientation Leaders (Groups 1 through 3) Proceed with New Students 

                        Registration for New Students 

                        Location: Learning Resource Center 

                        Orientation Leaders (Groups 4 through 6) Remain in 

                        Brown Hall for a Tour of the Historical Miles College Campus  

Noon               Lunch (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria  

1:15 p.m.         New Students Meeting 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

1:30 p.m.         Orientation Leaders (Groups 4 through 6) Proceed with New Students 

                        Registration for New and Returning Students 

                        Location: Learning Resource Center                     

                        Orientation Leaders (Groups 1 through 3) Remain in Brown  

                        Hall for a Tour of the Historical Miles College Campus  

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria  

6:30 p.m.         Gospel Concert 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

August 3, 2012 (Friday)  

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria   

9:00 a.m.         Morning Greetings 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

9:15 a.m.         Overview of Majors 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

10:00 a.m.       Announcement about WARN System at Miles College 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

10:15 a.m.       Announcement about Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 

                        (FERPA) 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

10:30 a.m.       I.D. Cards 

                        Location: LRC                             

Noon              Lunch (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                       Location: Cafeteria  

1:15 p.m.        Session on Quality Enhancement Plan (Enhancing Reading Through 

                       Metacognition 

                       Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

1:45 p.m.        Presentation on First Year Enrichment Counseling Services 

                       Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

2:15 p.m.        Loan Entrance Counseling 

                       Location: Brown Hall Auditorium  

5:00 p.m.        Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                       Location: Cafeteria   

6:30 p.m.        Cultural Showcase (Featuring African Dance Group, Guest Step Team 

                       Miles College Greek and Non-Greek Organizations) 

                       Location: Rev. Abraham Woods Lecture Hall, Pearson Hall 

                       Registration Continues All Day for New Students   

                        Location: Learning Resource Center (LRC) 

August 19, 2012 (Sunday) 

Vesper Service 

It is mandatory for all orientation leaders, new students, and faculty/staff to 

attend Vesper. Vesper is a solemn and serious occasion. Vesper Service at 

Miles College is the formal induction of all incoming new students into the 

Miles College Community. Every student’s journey at Miles College begins 

with the Vesper Service and culminates with Graduation.  

4:45 p.m.         New Miles College Students’ Meeting 

                        Location: Wyndham Knox Gymnasium  

5:45 p.m.         Faculty, Staff, Parents, Returning Students 

                        Location: First Baptist Church of Fairfield  

5:50 p.m.         New Miles College Students with Orientation Leaders  

                        Proceed for Vesper Service  

6:00 p.m.         Vesper Service 

                         Location: Brown Hall Auditorium                         

7:30 p.m.          Meeting and Reception: Academic Success in Learning and                                                         

                         Teaching 

                         Location: Pearson Hall Atrium  

Required Attire:  

Everyone is required to be dressed appropriately. Men should wear either a 

suit or black pants, light shirt, and a tie. Men cannot wear jewelry. Ladies 

should  wear  either  a  suit,  knee  length  dress,  or  a  black  skirt  and  light 

blouse. Ladies cannot wear big earrings or carry purses. 

You can download a copy of the student athlete/band orientation schedule here.



General Student Body Oreintation Schedule (August 12 - August 19, 2012)

 August 12, 2012 (Sunday) 

 9:00 a.m.      Residence Halls open for New Students 

                     Check-in and Getting Everything in Order (All Day)  

Noon            Lunch for Residence Hall Students (Faculty/Staff and Student Mentors 

Included) 

                    Location: Cafeteria  

2:00 p.m.      Parent Question and Answer Session 

                     Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

                     All  parents  are  expected  to  attend  this  session  that  will  provide  key 

                     information on financial aid, student accounts, housing, student life and 

campus safety. 

5:00 p.m.      Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                     Location: Cafeteria 

August 13, 2012 (Monday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

9:00 a.m.         Residence Halls open for New Students 

                        Check-in and Getting Everything in Order (All Day) 

10:00 a.m.       Guest Speaker: Mr. Tarron Richardson, Ph.D.  

                        Location: Brown Hall 

Noon               Lunch for Residence Hall Students (Faculty/Staff and Student Mentors Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

August 14, 2012 (Tuesday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

9:00 a.m.         Morning Greetings 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

9:15 a.m.         Guest Speaker: Mr. Charles Conyers, Ph.D.  

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

10:00 a.m.       Orientation Leaders Share College Experience 

                        Location Brown Hall Auditorium 

11:00  a.m.      Introduction  to  Faculty/Staff  and  Student  Mentors  (Meet  and  Greet  for New Students)  

                        Location: Brown Hall 

Noon               Lunch (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria  

1:15 p.m.         Advising Workshop for New Students 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

2:15 p.m.         Students Proceed with Orientation Leaders to Assigned Classrooms 

2:30 p.m.         Prepare for Registration 

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

6:30 p.m.        Gospel Concert 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

August 15, 2012 (Wednesday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

9:00 a.m.         Guest Speaker: Ms. Dietra Trent, Ph.D. 

                        Location: Brown Hall 

Noon               Lunch (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

1:15 p.m.         Registration for New Students (All Day till 6:00 p.m.) 

                        Location: Learning Resource Center        

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

6:30 p.m.         Movie Night - The Great Debaters 

                        Location: Rev. Abraham Woods Lecture Hall, Pearson Hall 

August 16, 2012 (Thursday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria  

9:00 a.m.         Morning Greetings 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

9:15 a.m.         Overview of Majors 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

10:00 a.m.       Announcement about WARN System at Miles College 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

10:15 a.m.       Announcement about Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 

                        (FERPA) 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

10:30 a.m.       I.D. Cards 

                        Location: LRC  

Noon               Lunch (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

1:15 p.m.         Session on Quality Enhancement Plan (Enhancing Reading Through 

                        Metacognition 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

2:45 p.m.         Presentation on First Year Enrichment Counseling Services 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

3:15 p.m.         Loan Entrance Counseling 

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

5:00 p.m.        Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                       Location: Cafeteria  

6:30 p.m.        Cultural Showcase (Featuring African Dance Group, Guest Step Team 

                       Miles College Greek and Non-Greek Organizations) 

                       Location: Rev. Abraham Woods Lecture Hall, Pearson Hall 

August 17, 2012 (Friday) 

8:00 a.m.         Breakfast (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria  

9:00 a.m.         Morning Greetings 

                        Location: Brown Hal Auditorium 

9:15 a.m.         Tour of the Historical Miles College Campus 

10:30 a.m.       New Students Meeting  

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

10:45 a.m.       Students Proceed with Orientation Leaders to Assigned Classrooms 

11:00 a.m.       Classroom Activities 

Noon               Lunch (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria 

1:15 p.m.         New Students Meeting  

                        Location: Brown Hall Auditorium 

5:00 p.m.         Dinner (All Orientation Leaders Included) 

                        Location: Cafeteria  

August 18, 2012 (Saturday) 

4:00 p.m.        Alumni Picnic and End of Orientation Carnival 

                         Location: Alumni Hill 

Registration Continues All Day for New and Returning Students   

Location: Learning Resource Center (LRC) 

August 19, 2012 (Sunday) 

Vesper Service 

It is mandatory for all orientation leaders, new students, and faculty/staff to 

attend Vesper. Vesper is a solemn and serious occasion. Vesper Service at 

Miles College is the formal induction of all incoming new students into the 

Miles College Community. Every student’s journey at Miles College begins 

with the Vesper Service and culminates with Graduation. 

4:45 p.m.         New Miles College Students’ Meeting 

                        Location: Wyndham Knox Gymnasium 

5:45 p.m.         Faculty, Staff, Parents, Returning Students 

                        Location: First Baptist Church of Fairfield 

5:50 p.m.         New Miles College Students with Orientation Leaders  

                        Proceed for Vesper Service 

6:00 p.m.         Vesper Service 

                         Location: Brown Hall Auditorium                         

7:30 p.m.          Meeting and Reception: Academic Success in Learning and                                                         

                         Teaching 

                         Location: Pearson Hall Atrium 

Required Attire: 

Everyone is required to be dressed appropriately. Men should wear either a 

suit or black pants, light shirt, and a tie. Men cannot wear jewelry. Ladies 

should  wear  either  a  suit,  knee  length  dress,  or  a  black  skirt  and  light 

blouse. Ladies cannot wear big earrings or carry purses. 

You can download a copy of the general student body orientation schedule here.

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