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Student Orientation to Be Held Saturday, August 22

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Student orientation is scheduled for Saturday, August 22 from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm with a Graduate Assistant orientation from 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm.  Registration will be set up at 8:30 outside of Curry 225 and our large group meeting will be help in that room.  We will have a variety of activities during the day including a technology overview, sessions on the Charlotte and Greensboro campuses, a tour of Jackson Library, lunch with a current student, and individual advising.

This is a mandatory orientation for all new LIS students in both the Greensboro and Charlotte cohorts. We look forward to seeing you on August 22.  If you have any questions before the orientation, please contact Cindy Felts at or at 336.334.3477.

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Orientation Schedule:

8:30 to 9:00 a.m. Curry 225

  • Check in
  • Refreshments will be available

9:00 to 9:30 a.m. Curry 225

  • Introduction of faculty and general information about the program

9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Curry 225

  • Technology Overview
  • An overview of Student IDs, Blackboard, and iSpartan e-mail
  • Hardware and software requirements will be discussed
  • Available training modules will be reviewed
  • An overview of Jackson Library and available databases

10:30 to 10:45 a.m.

  • Break, refreshments will be served

10:45 to 11:15 a.m. Curry 225 (Greensboro cohort) and Curry 241 (Charlotte cohort)

  • General campus information (this session will be split between the Charlotte and Greensboro students)
  • Parking
  • Books, bookstores and other book buying options
  • TLC and TRC
  • LISSA membership
  • Campus computer labs
  • A walk through Curry will be given on the way to the library

11:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Tour of Jackson Library

12:00 to 1:15 p.m.

  • Lunch with a current LIS student/LISSA member
  • Each group will be assigned one current LIS student/LISSA member

1:15 to 2:30 p.m. Computer Lab, Room 304

  • Advising and Computer Lab Access

2:30 to 4:00 p.m. LIS Computer Lab

  • Graduate assistant orientation (for graduate assistants only)

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July 6, 2009 at 1:21 pm

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