Chatham University

Family Orientation - Fall 2013

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

8:00am - 12:00pmNew Student Move-In
Residence Halls
12:00pm - 12:30pmLunch - Parents and Families Only
Enjoy lunch with current Chatham parents and student leaders on campus! They are there to share their experience at Chatham and answer any questions you might have. (Information about CFFA and Office of Student Affairs on all tables)
12:30pm - 2:00pmFamily Orientation Presentations
Introduction by Dr. Karol Dean - Dean, Chatham College for Women
Overview of Students Challenges & Opportunities at Chatham - Presented by Dean Waite, VP of Student Affairs and Dean of Students
Safety & Security at Chatham - Presented by Chief Aubrecht
Financial Obligations - Presented by Sharon Lewis and Jennifer Burns
Career Development - Presented by Chris Miller
2:00pm - 3:00pmOptional: Concurrent Info Sessions (Parents & Families Only)

Session Block 1: 2:00pm - 2:20pm
Session Block 2: 2:20pm - 2:40pm
Session Block 3: 2:40pm - 3:00pm
1. Financial Aid Fundamentals
Falk 216 Classroom
Presentation on Financial Aid and Scholarships
2. How To Manage Your Students' Account
Falk 217 Classroom
Presentation on student billing and tuition payment plans
3. The Next Step - College Academics
Falk 218 Classroom
Presentation by the Dean of the Chatham College for Women
4. Building Her Chatham Home
Falk 219A Classroom
Presentation from the Office of Residence Life
3:00pm - 6:00pmOptional: Explore Mt. Washington Trip or Target Shopping Shuttles
City of Pittsburgh
New to Pittsburgh or just want to see some of our beautiful city? Let us take you up to Mount Washington where you can see stunning views of our city skyline. This is a great photo-op to remember the first day your daughter moved into college!

Still need some last minute items you forgot? No problem! Jump on one of our shuttles and it will take you to the nearest Target!
6:00pm - 7:00pmDinner
Quad (Rain: AFC Gym)
Both parents and students come together for dinner picnic style; either on the quad or in the AFC
7:00pm - 7:30pmFamily Farewell Ceremony
Pond/Res Halls
This is the time to say good bye and good luck!

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