A “how-to” for students participating in Distance Orientation

Distance Orientation student participation expectations include:

  • Reach out to your summer advisor
    • It is expected that each student participating in the Distance Orientation program make the initial contact to your summer advisor to set up your advisement appointment. Please reach out to your assigned advisor as soon as you receive the initial email notification with your advisor’s contact information.
  • Review the Fall 2018 Course Catalog
    • Make notes as to which course you would like to take, and be prepared to discuss your interest in these courses with your summer advisor.
  • Print or download your First Year Advising Worksheet to record your advisement meeting  notes
  • After your advisement appointment, you must register for classes
    • Review this brief video to learn about how to register online for your courses
  • Additional resources to review prior to your advisement meeting (not applicable to every student):
  • Placement Exams
    • Any Distance Orientation student who needs to take one or more of the following exams: language, math, or biology — you can take these exams on Friday, August 24, 2018, during the August Orientation program.
    • The chemistry exam is available on our website and can be taken from anywhere.