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Transfer Orientation Schedule

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Saturday, August 22, 2015

1:30pm – 4:00pm • Transfer Student Move-In
Board of Trust Room - Student Life Center Ballroom
Please check-in at the Student Life Center Board of Trust Room to receive your Commodore Card,
room key and Transfer Orientation Packet.

5:30pm – 6:30pm • Departmental Fair
Board of Trust Room - Student Life Center Ballroom

Global Education Office | Greek Life
Office of Active Citizenship and Service | Student Health Center
Student Leadership Development | Psychological and Counseling Center
LGBTQI Life | Vanderbilt Dining
Women’s Center | Bishop Joseph Johnson Cultural Center
Arts & Campus Events | Office of the University Chaplain & Religious Life
Student Organizations and AnchorLink |The Office of Inclusion Initiatives &
Cultural Competence | The Writing Studio| Vanderbilt Athletics
Project Safe Center | Center for Student Professional Development|
iLens & FLiCX

3:00pm – 5:00pm • Commodore Card Office Hours
Commodore Card Office, Sarratt 184

6:00pm – 7:30pm • Welcome New Commodores and Barbecue!
Student Life Center Ballroom
We kickoff Transfer Orientation celebrating your first day as a Commodore!

Sunday, August 23, 2015

Noon – 1:15pm • Lunch with your Transfer Orientation Group

2:00pm – 3:00pm • The Real World: Life at Vanderbilt

Groups 1 – 5:  Sarratt Cinema
Groups 6 – 10:  Alumni Hall Rm. 201
Groups 11 – 15:  Alumni Hall Rm. 202

3:00pm – 4:00pm • Transfer Orientation Group Time

4:15pm • Campus Tours

5:30pm • Meet for Founder’s Walk
Library Lawn

6:00pm – 7:30pm • Founder’s Walk
Alumni Lawn

7:30 – 9:30pm • Transfer Orientation Social (Immediately following Founder's Walk)
Wildhorse Saloon

Monday, August, 24, 2015

Arts and Science Transfer Students
9:00am – 10:00am • Arts and Science Welcome
Langford Auditorium
10:05 – 10:30am • Upper-class Student Panel - "If I Knew Then What I Know Now"
Langford Auditorium
Engineering Transfer Students
9:00am – 9:45am • Engineering Dean’s Convocation
Student Life Center Ballroom
Peabody Transfer Students
9:00am – 9:45am • Peabody Welcome
Wyatt Center Rotunda

All Transfer Students

11:00am – Noon • Vanderbilt Student Conduct and Student Expectations
Sarratt Cinema

12:00 Noon – 1:00pm • Lunch with Transfer Student Leaders and Navigating the Vanderbilt Meal Plan
Sarratt Cinema

1:00pm – 1:45pm • Haven
Sarratt Cinema

1:45 – 2:30pm• Student Health & Psychological Counseling Center Orientation
Sarratt Cinema

2:30 – 4:00pm • Break

4:15pm – 5:00pm • Honor Code Signing (Professional Attire Requested)
Student Life Center Ballroom

5:00pm – 6:00pm • Dinner with Group

7:00pm – 9:00pm • Late Night@TheStudentRec
Student Recreation Center

Tuesday, August 25, 2015

10:00am – 12:30pm • School Based Academic Advising

Arts & Science
: Sarratt Cinema
Blair: Blair Dean’s Office
Engineering: Sarratt 325/327
Peabody: Sarratt 331

Friday, August 28, 2015

3:00pm – 5:00pm • Student Org Fair
The Commons and Commons Lawn

5:30pm – 7:00pm • Dinner with the Transfer Student Leaders

7:00pm – 9:00pm • SPOTLIGHT
Langford Auditorium

9:00pm – 12:00am • VPB Palooza
Student Life Center Ballroom

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