2018 New-Student Orientation Schedule
August 17-18, 2018
Note: Hard-copies of our institutional documents will be handed out.
Parents are welcome to join the morning sessions and lunch.
9:00 Welcome Session – President Wells
9:25 JWC’s Educational Approach – Dr. Bret Saunders – Learn about what JWC’s idea of “education” is all about.
9:50 Financial Aid, Scholarships and Paying your Bill – Carol Harris/ Pam Rider
10:20 Academic Advising – Dr. Jamin Hübner
10:45 Library Resources – Michelle Porter
11:15 Parent Session: Celebrating the Transition and the JWC Vision – President Wells – A special session for parents of students making the transition and learning about JWC’s vision.
11:15 Student Session: Becoming a College Student – Alesha Limbo – Learn what it takes to be a college student; the session covers general academic and ethical expectations.
12:00 Lunch with your Advisor and parent send off
1:00 Login to Populi and JWC.edu email & ID Pictures – two breakout sessions
2:00 Leadership 101 – Dr. Laura Sherwood
3:15 Social Styles test & review – Learn what your social style is and how God can use your style in different ways!
5:00 BBQ with faculty/staff/current students
Saturday, August 18
8:30 Crash Course on Microsoft Office – Ed Egbert
9:30 Thriving in College Writing – Dr. Bret Saunders
10:30 Discover Rapid City Scavenger Hunt
1:00 Outdoor Activities