Transitions Schedule

Wednesday - August 22, 2018

Time

Event

6 – 7:30 p.m.

Commuter Student Welcome - Tent located between Kindschi Hall of Science and the Fieldhouse

6 – 7:30 p.m.

Residential Students Floor Meetings - Living Centers

7:30 – 7:45 p.m.

Small Group Meetings - Transition Leaders gather students from Living Center and Commuter Student Welcome

8 – 9:30 p.m.

Transitions Welcome & “It’s Good to be Ugly: Success Secrets of the Motivationally Supercharged!” Presented by national speaker and author Joe Martin – Fieldhouse Arena

Students at Hooray Event

 

GVSU's newest Lakers will meet their Transitions groups and kick off the program with an exhilarating night, learning how to be "ugly."


Students with lunch leaving to classrooms

 

Students will get to know their small groups through interactive team builders in the morning, followed by afternoon sessions focusing on student success topics. 

Thursday - August 23, 2018

Time

Event

9 a.m.

Transition Leaders meet up with students

9:30 - 11:45 a.m.

Small Group Meetings - Academic Classrooms

12 - 1 p.m.

Lunch, either outdoors or in Field House weather permitting

1:15 - 2:45 p.m.

Healthy Relationships presented by national speakers Dorian and Marshall - Fieldhouse Arena

3 - 4:15 p.m.

Small Group Meetings - Academic Classrooms

4:30 - 5:30 p.m.

Advising Center Meetings - Academic Classrooms, Kirkhof Center, Fieldhouse Arena

5:30 - 6:45 p.m.

Commuter Student Dinner - Kirkhof Center, Crave Main Floor

5:30 - 6:45 p.m. 

Residential Student Dinner - On Your Own

7 - 7:45 p.m

Optional: Campus Tours - Tent located between Kindschi Hall of Science and the Fieldhouse

7:45 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Class of 2022 Photo, featuring the GVSU Marching Band and GV Athletics - Lubbers Stadium


Friday - August 24, 2018

Time

Event

9:30 a.m.

Transition Leaders meet up with students

10 - 11:00 a.m.

Academic Success Module - Academic Classrooms

11:30 - 12:30 p.m.

Convocation - Fieldhouse Arena

1 - 2:15 p.m.

Lunch & Faculty presentation - Academic Classrooms 

2:30 - 4:15 p.m.

"Building a More Inclusive Campus Community 2018" presented by Rev. Dr. Jaime Washington - Fieldhouse Arena

4:30 - 6 p.m.

Social Justice Center Celebrations (Office of Multicultural Affairs, Center for Women and Gender Equity, LGBT Resource Center, Campus Interfaith Resources, Disability Support Resources) - Kirkhof Center 

4:30 - 7:30 p.m.

Dinner on Your Own

8 p.m. - 12 a.m.

Optional: Meijer Mania - Standale, MI Meijer

Students posing for photo during Transitions

 

Friday focuses on academic expectations from both faculty and student perspectives.  The program concludes with Convocation and Meijer Mania.



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