Cedarville's Center for Biblical and Theological Studies glowing in the evening light

Schedule

  1. Register
  2. Schedule
  3. Accommodations

Activities:

  • Fun activities - shopping, miniature golf, ice cream, etc.
  • Campus tour
  • Student Panel
  • Workshops
  • How to get connected to ministries, clubs, and organizations
  • Cultural/academic adjustment
  • Driver’s license/Social Security information/Banking

Schedule (2018):

Tuesday, August 14th

  • Registration and Move-in 10 a.m.-4 p.m. @ SCC Lobby
  • Walmart Shopping (Optional) 1-2:30 p.m. @ SCC Lobby
  • Orientation Kick-Off Dinner 4:45 p.m. @ BTS 102-103
  • Meet in BTS Parking Lot for ride to Young's Jersey Dairy 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, August 15th

  • Devotions & Worship, Intro to Leadership 9 a.m. @ BTS 102-103
  • Group Photo 9:45 a.m.
  • Break 10 a.m.
  • Ice Breaker Activity 10:10 a.m.
  • Session: Cultural Transition 10:40 a.m.
  • Session: Academic Expectations 11:20 a.m.
  • Lunch 12 p.m. @ Chucks
  • Whole Group Tour of SSC 1:15 p.m. @ SSCFinancial Aid, Counseling Services, Deans’ office
    Multicultural Leadership, Post Office, Registrar, Cashier’s, Food Service Student Employment

Groups will meet at 2:15 p.m. in their listed locations.

  • Group 1:
    • Cove Location: BTS 2nd Floor
  • Group 2:
    • UMS Location: Field House
  • Group 3:
    • Writing Center Location: Tyler Bldg.

Groups will end tours at 2:50 p.m. and travel to next location by 3 p.m.

  • Group 1:
    • UMS Location: Field House
  • Group 2:
    • Writing Center Location: Tyler Bldg.
  • Group 3:
    • Cove Location: BTS 2nd Floor

Groups will end tours at 3:40 p.m. and travel to next location by 3:50 p.m.

  • Group 1:
    • Writing Center Location: Tyler Bldg.
  • Group 2:
    • Cove Location: BTS 2nd Floor
  • Group 3:
    • UMS Location: Field House

Tour will end at 4:30 p.m.

Parents and students will separate for dinner.

  • Student Pizza Party & Group Activity/ Parent Cookout & Fellowship
    • Students & Siblings only 5:30 p.m. @ BTS Patio
    • Parents only 5:30 p.m. @ BTS 102-103

Thursday, August 16th

  • Devotions & Worship 9 a.m. @ BTS 102-103
  • Ice Breaker Activity 9:30-9:45 a.m.
  • Session: Culture Adjustment/ Hot & Cold Climate Cultures/ MISO/MuKappa Orgs 9:45-10:30 a.m.
  • Break 10:30 a.m.
  • Session: Avoiding Plagiarism 10:45-11:15 a.m.

Parents and students will separate from 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.

  • Activities and sessions 11:30 a.m.
    • Students: CU Learn (Moodle) Intro, Google Calendar, Google docs/ Adding Helpful Apps @ BTS 111
    • Parent Workshop @ BTS 102-103
  • Lunch 12 p.m. @ Chuck's
  • Session: Maintaining your financial Aid & Scholarships/ Employment Options 1:15 p.m. @ BTS 102-103
  • Break 2 p.m.
  • Session: CLEP-College Level Examination Program 2:15 p.m.
  • Academic Majors Discussion 2:45 p.m.
  • MISO/MuKappa Student Orgs Discussion, Skits, Org Intros 3:15 p.m.
  • Session: Maintaining your F-1 status, Social Security, Driver's License, CPT & OPT 4 p.m.
    • For International Visa-Holding students only.
  • Picnic on the Patio!: Dinner, games, and great conversation! 5:30 p.m. @ BTS Patio

Friday, August 14

  • Devotions and worship 9 a.m. @ BTS 102-103
  • Ice Breaker Activity 9:45 a.m.

Parents and students will separate from 9:45-10:30 a.m.

  • Activities 9:45 a.m.
    • Students only: Student Panel, Sharing American college experiences @ BTS 102-103
    • Parents only: Final Parent Q & A @ BTS 101
  • Break 10:30-10:45 a.m.
  • Lunch 12 p.m. @ Chuck's
  • Getting Started!: Students and parents can participate in the general orientation for all new CU students! 1 p.m. @ Doden Field House
  • Optional shopping Time/ Walmart trip 1 p.m. @ Doden Field House
  • Dinner: First contract meal with student ID card. 4:30-6:30 p.m. @ Chuck's