Monday, August 24
Day's Theme: Ferris Pride! Where any and all Bulldog swag you have! Got a flag? Have it at the ready!
|Welcome!||Welcome to FSU! We will introduce you to some important Deans and Senior Administrators on campus, and lay out expectations for the week.||9:00 - 10:00 AM||Zoom|
|Building Blocks of Academic Success||Students will go through 4 different virtual break-out sessions revolving around what it takes to be academically successful in college.||10:00 AM - 12:00 PM||Zoom|
|Lunch||We wish we could be with your for lunch, but make your own and show us what your go-to is!||12:00-1:00 PM||Zoom|
|Introduction to CQ||Learn what CQ is and how it can help you succeed in college.||1:15 - 2:00 PM||Zoom|
|Building Block of Community||Have some fun while starting to build your community on-campus before you arrive!||2:00 - 2:30 PM||Zoom/Ice-Breaker|
|Mental Health/Holistic Wellness||Students will breakout into two rooms to learn and discuss how to stay on-top of one's mental health and take care of one's holistic wellness on campus this year.||2:30 - 3:30 PM||Zoom|
|Journal Reflection||Student will intentionally reflect on the day and what they have learned.||3:30 - 4:30 PM||Zoom|
|Parent Session||Parents will have the opportunity to talk with staff about financing college, helping your student succeed, and their students' health and safety.||6:00 - 8:00 PM||Zoom|
Tuesday, August 25
Day's Theme: What's your go-to energizer? Coffee, tea, soda, energy drink? Show us!
|Starting the day!||We will start the day with some fun and then debrief the journal reflections||9:00 - 9:45 AM||Zoom/Ice breakers|
|Ferris Technology||Students will breakout into separate virtual rooms and become familiar with different technologies that Ferris State University uses.||10:00 AM - 12:30 PM||Zoom|
|Lunch||We wish we could be with your for lunch, but make your own and show us what your go-to is!||12:30-1:30 PM||Zoom|
|"Been there, should've done that."||Hear from a panel of Upperclass students on what they wish they did their first year in college. Students will have the chance to ask questions, as well.||1:30 - 2:45 PM||Zoom|
|Journal and Raffle||Student will intentionally reflect on the day and what they have learned. There will also be a raffle for some great prizes!||2:45 - 3:30 PM||Zoom|
|Awards!||Students have the chance to win awards and a scholarship for books! Students need to be present to win.||2:45 - 3:30 PM||Zoom|
Those that applied to the program early and were accepted will be moving into campus on Wednesday, August 26th. Please plan to be moved in by 4:00pm this day. You will receive a schedule of the rest of your time when you arrive.
For all others, the virtual program will continue Wednesday morning with the following schedule.
Wednesday, August 26
Day's Theme: TIP your cap! Got a favorite sports team's hat? A stylish bonnet, beanie, fedora? Wear it!
|Virtual Tour||We will go on a virtual tour together to get familiarized with campus before you arrive!||10:00 - 11:00 AM||Zoom/Ice Breaker|
|Financial Aid||This session will be specific to students that are recipient of the Tuition Incentive Program (TIP). A member of the Office of Financial Aid and Scholarships will be present to talk about requirements for maintaining funding and answer questions students may have.||11:00 AM -12:00 PM||Zoom|
|First Generation Success||This session will include a panel of first-generation students who will discuss some of the challenges they faced in their early days of college. You will also meet the Student Success Coaches in this session.||12:00pm - 1:00pm||Zoom|
We look forward to the opportunity to greet and meet you at the DEAL Move In!