Looking To Transfer To Kean University?

Transfer Student Orientation to take place on August 26, 2015

Campus Life > Looking To Transfer To Kean University?
Looking To Transfer To Kean University?
Rose Marie Kitchen

Transferring to a new college/ university can be a difficult adjustment for a new student. A lot of worries come to a student’s mind but with help of the Transfer Student Orientation Kean University hopes to ease any worries and make a smooth transition for any incoming students.

On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, General Studies will be hosting Transfer Student Orientation. Orientation will start at 4:00 p.m. and end around 8:00 p.m. Check- in for orientation will be at Wilkins Theatre from 4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Below is the detailed list of presentations and activities that will take place during orientation. Scheduled times may vary depending on available times after each presentation. The list has been provided courtesy of the General Studies office.

4:00 – 4:30 pm / Registration/Check-in Wilkins Theatre Lobby

➢ 4:30 - 5:00 pm / Welcome / Wilkins Theatre

➢ Dr. Dawood Farahi – President

➢ Dr. Sophia Howlett - Associate VP, Student Learning 

➢ Janice Murray-Laury – VP of Student Affairs 

➢ Aerianna Hardy, Student Organization of Kean University Vice President of Programming and Transfer Instructional Mentor

➢ Transfer Instructional Mentor Introductions Wilkins Theatre

5:15 – 5:45 pm / Light Buffet / Downs Hall

6:00 – 6:45 pm / Meet the Colleges: Academic Presentations

➢ College of Business and Public Management / Center for Academic Success -106

➢ College of Education / Henning’s Hall-113 

➢ College of Humanities and Social Sciences / Hutchinson Hall-100 

➢ College of Natural, Applied and Health Sciences / Bruce Hall-109

➢ College of Visual and Performing Arts / Center for Academic Success -247

7:00 - 8:00 pm Student Services Presentations: (15 minute rotating schedule) 

➢ Career Development and Advancement / Center for Academic Success -234

➢ Counseling and Disabilities Services / Center for Academic Success -235 

➢ Financial Aid / Center for Academic Success -118, 119, 120 

➢ Scholarship Services / Center for Academic Success -238 

➢ Student Accounting / Center for Academic Success -244 

➢ Transfer Student Information Session / Center for Academic Success -106

6:00 - 8:00 pm Offices of Student Services Information Displays / Center for Academic Success Lobby 

➢ Alumni Association 

➢ Center for Leadership and Service

➢ Health Services 

➢ Parking Services 

➢ Office of Residential Student Services 

➢ Student Organization of Kean University 

➢ Study Abroad 

➢ The Writing Center 

➢ Tutoring & Learning Support Services 

➢ Veterans Affairs

6:00 – 8:00 pm / Photo IDs / Center for Academic Success Lobby

Transfer Student Orientation is a great way for a student to get a better feel of Kean University and the best way to meet other transfer students. Kean University looks forward to welcoming all incoming transfer students.