Family and Guest Orientation 2015
The goal of the Family and Guest Orientation
is to educate family and guests about their new student’s experience at
Marian. This session runs separately
from the student program and focuses on a variety of topics of interest to
families of new students. The University
is committed to engage, inspire, and connect its newest members to the
11:00–1:00pm Lunch is Available
HSC Dining Room
Take time out from moving boxes and grab a bite to eat. A list of Marian options and local selections can be found in your residence hall facility. Also Sodexo will be having a spaghetti lunch, so stop in and enjoy some food. The cost for lunch is $7.28. Meal plans will not be accepted until dinner. This is also a good time to visit the bookstore to buy your books for class and Marian logo-wear.
1:30-2:00pm Off-Campus Student Check In
Stayer Center Dining Room
Representatives from the Business Office, Financial Aid Office, Office of Student Engagement, and Registrar’s Office will be available to answer last minute questions. You may purchase parking permits, pick up student ID cards, and make payments to the Business Office.
2:30–3:30pm Opening Pinning Ceremony
This ceremony is to introduce and welcome you to your college experience. This tradition has been in place for over 10 years, as students are pinned members of the Marian University community. Friends and families are also encouraged to attend this celebration.
3:45–5:30pm Family Orientation: “Engage, Connect, Inspire”
Please join us in a welcome from the President and members of administrative staff. This interactive session will look at how family members can be an asset in helping their student engage and connect in the Marian community, as well as gain an understanding of how the University makes a commitment to you and your student.
5:30–7:00pm Dinner– It’s time to reconnect!
HSC Dining Room
You’re invited to reconnect with your family at dinner! Tonight’s meal will be the start to students using their meal plans, so be sure to have your student ID. In addition, Sodexo and the Student Involvement Office have sponsored two meal tickets for your family’s use. Additional meals can be purchased at the door for $8.86 per meal.