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Information for Transfer and Woodruff Students

Welcome Transfer and Woodruff Students!

We are so excited you have chosen to become Scotties! This is an exciting and busy time in your life and we hope to give you with the best opportunity for success. Whether you are joining us from another institution, or returning to school, we want to provide you with relevant information that will assist in your college experience.

Orientation for transfer and Woodruff students includes sessions that will share vital information about college services, and Agnes Scott’s most entertaining and valued traditions. You will also participate in Agnes Scott’s general new student orientation program which will give you the opportunity to develop as leaders and meet fellow Scotties.

We look forward to meeting you,

Orientation Leaders

New Student Orientation 2019: Transfer/Woodruff Student Schedule

Day 1: Thursday, August 22

Event Time Location Audience

Move-In/Check-In

7:00AM-12:00PM

1.Winship

2.Walters

3.Parking Deck

Resident Students and Parents/Families

Charis Bookstore Open!

*Pop-Up Shops will be available on campus!

8:30AM-5:00PM

184 S. Candler Street

Decatur, GA 30030

New Students and Parents/Families

Immunization Clinic

8:00AM-11:00AM

Wellness Center (Hopkins Hall)

New Students and Parents/Families

Passport Fair and Center for Global Learning Open House

9:00AM – 1:00PM

Foyer of Buttrick

New Students and Parents/Families

Commuter Student Check-In

11:00AM-12:30PM

Commuter Lounge (Alston 1st Floor)

Commuter Students

Cookout

(Staggered Lunch)

11:30AM-1:30PM

Main Quad (Supplemental seating in The Hub, Alston)

New Students, Parents/Families and ASC Community

Welcome

1:45PM-2:30PM

Presser Hall , Gaines Chapel

New Students and Parents/Families

Transfer Transition Orientation

2:45PM-5:00PM

 

Campbell 115

Transfer/Woodruff Scholar Students  

What Every Scottie Should Know! (Conduct/Title IX)

5:15PM-6:15PM

Presser Hall

(Gaines Chapel)

New Students and Parents/Families

Dinner for New Students

6:30PM-7:30PM

Evans Dining Hall

New Students

Scottie Shuttle: Leisure Time

7:00PM-9:00PM

Various Locations

 (Depart at Main Loop)

New Students and Parents/Families

Residence Hall Meetings

MANDATORY FOR RESIDENTS

9:00PM-10:00PM

1:Winship

(Ground Floor)

2:Walters (1st Floor)

Resident

Students


Day 2: Friday, August 23 (TRANFERS WEAR PURPLE SHIRTS)

Event Time Location Audience

Breakfast

8:30AM-9:30AM

Evans Dining Hall

New Students and Parents/Families

Charis Bookstore Open!

*Pop-Up Shops will be available on campus!

8:30AM-5:00PM

184 S. Candler Street

Decatur, GA 30030

New Students and Parents/Families

Students Line Up for Pledge Ceremony

9:30AM-10:00AM

Presser Quad

New Students

Honor Pledge Ceremony

10:00AM-11:00AM

Presser Hall , Gaines Chapel

New Students and Parents/Families

Class of 2023 Picture and

Transfer Student Picture

11:00AM-11:30AM

 Presser Quad/Rain Location: Bullock Science Center, Atrium

New Students

Lunch

11:00AM-12:30PM

Evans Dining Hall

(Supplemental seating under Tent)

New Students and Parents/Families

Party Smart and  Responding to Active Security Threats

 (RAST Training)

12:30PM-2:00PM

 

Woodruff Gymnasium

New Students

“Meet Your SUMMIT Advisor”

 

*Groups rotate between SUMMIT Advising and Academic Department Fair.

2:00PM-4:00PM

Group A:

(Last Name A-J)

2:00AM-3:00PM

 

Group B:

(Last Name K-Z)

3:00PM-4:00PM

Various Locations

New Students and Parents/Families

Academic Department Fair

2:00PM-4:00PM

Bullock Science Center

New Students and Parents/Families

“Faces of Agnes”

4:15PM-5:30PM

Presser Hall, Gaines Chapel

New Students and Parents/Families

Farewell Parents

“Sweet Goodbyes”

5:30PM-6:00PM

Lower Evans A/B/C

New Students and Parents/Families

Dinner with Orientation Leaders

6:00PM-7:00PM

Evans Dining Hall

New Students


 Day 3: Saturday, August 24 “Explore Atlanta”

Event Time Location Audience

Breakfast

8:30AM-11:00AM

Evans Dining Hall

New Students

Meet your SUMMIT

Peer Advisor

10:00AM-11:30PM

Various Locations

New Students

Brunch

11:00AM-1:30PM

Evans Dining Hall

New Students

‘Welcome to Decatur” Fair

1:00PM-3:00PM

Alston

New Students

Self-Care/Down-Time

3:00PM-5:00PM

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Dinner

5:00PM-7:00PM

Evans Dining Hall

New Students

Scottie Shuttle

10:00AM-5:00PM

Various Locations

(Departs at Main Loop)

New Students

 


SCHEDULE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

Additional Resources

Transfer and Woodruff Student FAQ

Click here to read an article with helpful tips for nontraditional students from Fastweb.

Click here to read an article with helpful tips for nontraditional students from Wikihow.