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New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation 2014

Thursday, August 14 and Friday, August 15

RSVP forms are now closed. 

Morning Session Schedule (9:30 – 12:30)

9:30-10:15 a.m. Opening Session (Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center/P126A)

  • Welcome: Dr. John Downey, BRCC President
  • Week of Welcome Overview: Dr. Bob Young, Vice President of Instruction & Student Services
  • Introduction of Campus Resource: Annette Williams, Dean of Student Services

10:20-11:00 a.m. Concurrent Sessions

  • Helping Your Student Adjust to Life at BRCC - for parents only (P126A)
  • Faculty/Student Panel (P104 - Auditorium)
  • Faculty/Adult Student Panel - for students 24 years and older  (P122)

11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Complete Orientation Tasks

See “What You Can Do” list below.

Afternoon Session Schedule (12:30 – 3:30)

12:30-1:15 p.m. Opening Session (Robert E. Plecker Workforce Center/P126A)

  • Welcome: Dr. John Downey, BRCC President
  • Week of Welcome Overview: Dr. Bob Young, Vice President of Instruction & Student Services
  • Introduction of Campus Resource: Annette Williams, Dean of Student Services

1:20-2:00 Concurrent Sessions

  • Helping Your Student Adjust to Life at BRCC - for parents only (P126A)
  • Faculty/Student Panel—for students only (P104 -Auditorium)
  • Faculty/Adult Student Panel - for students 24 years and older (P122)

2:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Complete Orientation Tasks

See “What You Can Do” list below.

What You Can Do

  • Take a campus tour (9:00, 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00)
  • Attend a Blackboard training Session (Online and Hybrid Course Delivery)--Access your Student Information accounts (11:00 a.m. & 2:00 p.m.) - T110
  • Attend My Math Lab Training Session (for students in MTE)  - Plecker Center
  • Get Student ID Card (9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) - Blackbox Theatre, V Building
  • Pick up parking decal and library card (9:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.) - Blackbox Theatre, V Building
  • Purchase textbooks  (Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m./ Friday: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.) - Campus Bookstore
  • Financial Aid staff available for questions (8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) - Houff Student Center
  • Visit with area transfer advisors from JMU/MBC/BC/ODU/EMU/Shenandoah University - V Building
  • Get information from student clubs and organizations      

What To Bring

  • Driver’s license or photo ID
  • Your class schedule