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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 2018: Transfer/Woodruff Student Schedule

Schedule Subject to Change


Day 1: Thursday, August 23

Event Time Audience
Move-In/Check-In 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Bookstore Open! 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Immunization Clinic 8 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. New Students
Passport Fair 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Commuter Student Check-in 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Commuter Students
Cookout (Staggered Lunch) 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. New Students, Parents/Families and Agnes Scott Community
Welcome 1:45 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Transfer Transition Orientation 2:45 p.m. - 5 p.m. Transfer and Woodruff Scholar Students
What Every Scottie Should Know! (Conduct/Title IX) 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. News Students and Parents/Families
Dinner for New Students 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. New Students
Scottie Shuttle: Leisure Time 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Residence Hall Meetings 9:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m. Residential Students


Day 2: Friday, August 24

Event Time Audience
Breakfast 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Bookstore Open! 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Students Line Up for Pledge Ceremony 9:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. New Students
Honor Pledge Ceremony 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. News Students and Parents/Families
Class Picture 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. New Students
Lunch 11:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
"Meet Your SUMMIT Advisor"

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Group A: 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Group B: 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

New Students and Parents/Families
Academic Fair 1:45 p.m. - 3 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
"Faces of Agnes" 3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Farewell Parents "Sweet Goodbyes" 4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. New Students and Parents/Families
Dinner with Orientation Leaders 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. New Students
“Name Your Scottie” 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. New Students


Day 3: Saturday, August 25 "Explore Atlanta"

Event Time Audience
Breakfast 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. New Students
SUM IT UP: Advisors/Peer Advisors 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. New Students
Lunch 12 p.m. - 1 p.m. New Students
"Welcome to Decatur" Fair 1 p.m. - 5 p.m. New Students
Self-Care/Down-Time 3 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Dinner 5 p.m. - 6: 15 p.m. New Students
Inside Agnes: Traditions 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. New Students
Scottie Shuttle 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. New Students

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.