General Studies Undergraduate New Student Orientation
8:00-9:00 a.m. Registration
Grab a cup of coffee and breakfast, pick up your name tag, your Columbia I.D., the schedule of the day's events and your GS messenger bag, filled with information and goodies.
9:00 a.m. Dean's Welcome
- Columbia Community Standards and Academic Integrity
- Financing Your Education and Understanding Your Columbia E-Bill
- Group Advising Sessions with your Academic Advisor
- How to Get Involved in Extracurricular Activities at Columbia
- Academic Support Services at Columbia
- Balancing Family, Work, and Study
- Transitioning from Community College to a Four-Year College
Placement exams will be available in the late afternoon.
A reception hosted by the General Studies Student Council will be held from 4:00-6:00 p.m.