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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.

Friday, August 17

9:00     Welcome Session – President Wells 

9:25     JWC’s Educational ApproachDr. 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 

11:00   Break

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 email & ID Pictures – two breakout sessions

2:00     Leadership 101  – Dr. Laura Sherwood 

3:00     Break

3:15     Social Styles test & review – Learn what your social style is and how God can use your style in different ways!

4:30     Games

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

12:00   Lunch

1:00     Outdoor Activities

3:00     Wrap-up