Frequently Asked Questions June New Student Orientation
Questions • What are the June Orientation Dates? • Can I make my reservation via telephone? • Why have I not received any Orientation information? • Do I have to attend both days? • Can I switch sessions? • Do I have to take the Math Placement? • What time do I have to be there? • Do I have to stay on campus overnight? • Do parents/guests have to attend both days? • Do parents/guests have to stay on campus? • Freshman Abroad Program – Limerick, Ireland. • Nursing Students. • Can I get a RFUND?
What are the June Orientation dates? The two-day sessions in June are: • Session A • June 3 & 4, 2012 (Sunday & Monday) • Session B • June 10 & 11, 2012 (Sunday & Monday) • Session C • June 13 & 14, 2012 (Wednesday & Thursday) • Session D • June 17 & 18 (Sunday & Monday) -Not available to reserve until May 21st • Session T • June 8, 2012 (Friday) – Transfer and Part-Time Student Session
Can I make my reservation via telephone? • Unfortunately, we do not make reservations via telephone. • All students must fill out their RESERVATION form via the web site which is on myPlymouth. • I can’t find the reservation! • REMEMBER! • New students MUST attend new student orientation in order to enroll as a student at Plymouth State University.
How do I sign up? • An email was sent to your personal and PSU email address from the New Student Orientation Office. • Within this email are directions on how to find the form and what to do with it.
Why have I not received any Orientation information? • Have you sent in your tuition deposit to PSU and has it been received? • Information is sent out via email ONLY to students who have paid their deposit to PSU. I can’t find the reservation!
How do I sign-up! • An email will be sent to your personal and PSU email address from the New Student Orientation Office. • Within this email are directions on how to find the form and what to do with it.
Do I have to attend both days? • Yes! • If you have a conflict with the evening events, you can go home and come back in the morning. • However, we highly recommend you stay over to meet new students and to get a feel for residential life.
Can I switch sessions? • Yes! • If space is available in the session you would like to switch into. • PLEASE call 1-800-842-6900 • Ask for the New Student Orientation Office. • Then ask to be transferred to Randy.
Do I have to take the Math Placement? • Yes! • If you are majoring in… • Biology • Biotechnology • Chemistry • Computer Science • Information Technology • Mathematics • Meteorology • If you are taking Calculus • This math placement helps in determining what math class you should take. • It is available online at the link below. • It is advised that you please take the placement prior to Orientation • However, any student is welcome to take the placement – it’s free and students will be placed in a math class to their skill level. http://www.plymouth.edu/webapp/courses/course/view.php?id=11244
What time do I have to be there? Arrival/Check-in is between 8:00am- 11:30am on day 1 at the Hartman Union Building (HUB)
Do I have to stay on campus overnight? • No. • However it is highly recommended so that you can meet new students and get a feel for residential life. • Students will be housed in either Grafton or Smith Hall. • Co-ed arrangements (by floor) and it is on a first come first served basis.
Do parents/guests have to attend both days? • No. • It is not mandatory for parents/guests. • However, if they would like to attend, here is the breakdown… • $35.00/ per family member, Day I attendance only (includes lunch & dinner) • $20.00/ per family member Day II attendance only (includes breakfast and lunch) • $55.00 per family member for Day I and Day II not staying overnight (includes all meals) • $65.00 per family member for Day I and Day II staying overnight (includes all meals)
Do parents/guests have to stay on campus? • No • However, from past orientations, the parents/guests have had a great time staying in the residence hall for the evening (Langdon Woods). • If they would like to stay off campus, please check out (http://www.plymouth.edu/about-psu/visitors-information/) for a list of area accommodations.
Freshman Abroad Program – Limerick, Ireland. • Students participating in the Freshman Abroad Program MUST sign up for Session D (June 17&18). • If they are unable, please contact either Deb Regan or Lisa Ladd from the Global Education Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Nursing Students. • Students accepted into the nursing program MUST sign up for Session A (June 3&4) • However, if you are a Transfer/Part-Time student going into the nursing program, then you will sign up for Session T (June 8th). • If they are unable, please contact Dr. Mary Bantell from the Nursing Department at email@example.com
Can I get a REFUND? • All refund requests must be made in writing to the New Student Orientation Office explaining the reason, and you will be refunded minus the cost of the meals. • It will be mailed to you, the student, after the June Orientation program is over or if requested, it may be put toward your tuition bill.