Spring 2015 Orientation & Document Check

Friday, January 15, 2016 | @International House

Join us for this day-long event. Get helpful information and network with other new students like yourself!

Cal Orientation Leaders will help you find your way.

Fascinating topics will be presented!

8am Registration, Travel Signatures & Breakfast
Enjoy a continental breakfast while we sign your documents for travel purposes.
9am Welcome & Introductions
We’ll introduce the BIO staff who are here to help you.
9:15am Navigating the Campus
We'll look ahead at what to expect in your academic and social life at Cal during this entertaining presentation.
9:45am Team Builders
Get to you know your fellow classmates through some fun activities led by current UC Berkeley students.
10:15am Academic Advising
Academic Advisors will cover basic requirements for your program and answer your questions.
11:15am Top Campus Resources Hunt
Find resources and learn about Berkeley traditions! Team up with new friends to solve puzzles and complete your mission! Return for refreshment and an exciting conclusion.
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Nobody Ever Told Me About That
Common mistakes students make and how to keep your most critical business in order.
2pm Make the Most of your UC Berkeley Experience!
Learn about all that Berkeley has to offer and how to take advantage of it all from the experts - current students.
2:45pm Berkeley Study Abroad (BSA)
Learn how BSA will support you during your time at Cal.
3pm Student Success Panel
Staff from University Health Services, Student Learning Center, UC Police Department, and the Career Center will share their perspectives on the U.S. classroom, how to access their services, and academic culture and integrity in this mini-resource fair.
4pm Mini-Resource Fair
Learn about student services you need.
4:30pm Closing Remarks
Learn about optional, extended orientation and social activities, student surveys, and other ways to engage.