Family Orientation 2017 Schedule
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
|9:00am - Noon||New Student Move-In|
|Noon - 1:15pm||Lunch - Parents and Families Only|
Enjoy lunch with Chatham staff, enjoy updates about upcoming programs and services for parents, and hear from our President Finegold.
|1:20pm - 2:00pm||Dessert & Champagne Reception featuring Chatham BINGO|
Cheers to you! You did it! Your student is officially hear and we want to take a moment to celebrate with you! Visit with campus departments while enjoying a game of Chatham BINGO for a chance to win gift cards!
|2:00pm - 5:00pm||Help Your Student Unwind and Unpack |
Take this time to do any last minute runs to Target or explore the city of Pittsburgh, or just decorate your student's room and enjoy these couple of hours relaxing together.
|2:00pm - 5:00pm||Student Accounts & Financial Aid Open Hours|
Have a question about financial aid? Need to set up a payment plan? Drop by the Office of Student Accounts & Office of Financial Aid to make sure all is set on your students' account. Remember, your student must go with you if you have questions about their account.
|2:30pm - 4:00pm||Optional Family Sessions|
Session Option 1: "What would your parent say?" - Helping Your Student Make Healthy Choices
Parents worry when their student goes off to college. We worry about whether they are happy, if they are eating the right meals, and if they are making the best choices. Join Student Health & Wellness and Student Affairs to talk about how you can support your student and help them make wise choices.
Session Option 2: Career Development from Year One Day One
Career and professional development are intrinsically tied to academic learning. This session will provide an overview of the programs and services offered by the Office of Career Development, including: internships, student employment, career consultations, networking opportunities, and additional ways we engage students from the moment students arrive on campus.
|3:30pm - 4:30pm||Scholars Reception |
Kresge Atrium, Buhl
Scholars and their families are invited to join this welcome reception to meet faculty and learn more.
|4:00pm - 5:00pm||Athletics Department Reception |
McCrady Café, 3rd floor of the AFC
Families of incoming varsity student athletes are invited to attend a reception hosted by the coaches in the Athletic Department.
|5:30pm - 6:30pm||Orientation Welcome featuring Family & Friends Farewell|
Attend the official Orientation Welcome with your student to learn about what it means to be a Chatham student. Hear from a Parent Council Member and participate in the office Family & Friends Farewell.
|6:30pm - 7:30pm||Family Dinner |
Quad (Rain: AFC Gym)
Both parents and students come together for dinner picnic style on the quad. Enjoy a last meal before heading out.