Orientation - Spring 2017


Orientation – Spring 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

8:00-8:30 – Registration for DMin, MDiv, MAM, MA and STM students – Seminary Hall

8:30-9:00 – Hospitality Matters:  Welcome to this Community  – Craig Chapel

  • The Rev. Dr. Kevin Miller, Director, Theological School Admissions
  • The Rev. Dr. Javier Viera, Dean of the Theological School

9:00-10:15 – Academic Matters: Life of the Mind – Seminary Hall 101

  • The Rev. Dr. Melanie Johnson-DeBaufre, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Theo Students Demonstrate Technology for Academic Success
  • Inclusive Language and Academic Integrity
  • Diane Moscaritolo, Accessibility Resources Coordinator
  • DMin, MDiv, and MA Breakout Groups
  • DMin: Dr. Susan Kendall, Director of Doctoral Studies
  • MDiv: The Rev. Dr. Tanya Linn Bennett, Associate Dean for Vocation and Formation
  • Dr. Morris Davis, Director, MA Program

10:15 – Break

10:15-11:15 – Academic Advising and Resource Room – Seminary Hall 109

  • Academic Advisors
  • ATS New Student Survey – Sharon Williams
  • Campus Sustainability
  • Financial Aid
  • Public Safety
  • Registration
  • Student Accounts Office
  • Student IDs
  • University Technology

11:15-12:15 – Writing Test administered by Jennifer East

12:15-1:30 – Lunch and Informational Roundtables

  • Student Leadership and Experiential Learning Roundtables
  • Emily Cyrier, Director, Experiential Learning and Student Affairs
  • Michelle Brisson, Associate Dean of Student Engagement
  • Student Representatives from TSA, BMC, Korean Caucus, SPECTRUM, TERRA, Theo Community Garden

1:30 – 2:30 – Library Tour with Dr. Jesse Mann, Theological Librarian – University Library

2:30 – 3:00 – Tour of Seminary Hall

  • The Rev. Dr. Tanya Linn Bennett, Associate Dean for Vocation and Formation

3:00 – 4:00 – Community Matters: Telling Our Story 

4:00 – 4:45 – Spiritual Matters: A Service of Word and Table – Craig Chapel

  • The Rev. Dr. Kimberleigh Jordan, Director of Craig Chapel

5:00 – 6:00 – New Student Reception – Atrium

Campus Map and Directions: http://www.drew.edu/MapsAndDirections/

Parking: If you are arriving by car, college freshmen may be moving into dormitories, severely limiting parking availability. You are advised to enter campus by the main Lancaster Road entrance off Madison Avenue. If you are stopped by Public Safety at the booth on Lancaster Road, please inform the officer that you are a student in the Theological School; you will be directed to the appropriate parking area in the Main Lot.