Chatham University

Family Orientation 2017 Schedule

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

9:00am - NoonNew Student Move-In
Residence Halls
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 - 5:00pmHelp Your Student Unwind and Unpack
Residence Halls
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 - 5:00pmStudent 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 - 4:00pmOptional 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 - 4:30pmScholars Reception
Kresge Atrium, Buhl
Scholars and their families are invited to join this welcome reception to meet faculty and learn more.
4:00pm - 5:00pmAthletics 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 - 6:30pmOrientation 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 - 7:30pmFamily 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.

Registration for this event is currently closed.