Online Tools 101
This session will provide an overview of the online tools you will use as a student, including D2L BrightSpace, Starfish, and e-Service, as well as information on Zoom and O365. This session will be recorded.
How to Afford College 101
This workshop will help students explore various options to pay for college, including FAFSA, Scholarships, Grants, Student Employment, Federal Student Loans, Private Student Loans, Military Benefits, and more. This session will be recorded.
Learn tips and tricks to create strong study skills when taking fully online classes. Topics include: Creating a healthy work space, building your academic focus, how to talk with people in your home about respecting your class time, learning active study skills to increase retention. This session will be recorded.
Lunch & Student Social
Join us for a light lunch and a social to meet other students, staff, and faculty! Representatives from Student Life, Athletics, TRIO/Student Support Services, Office of Social Navigation, Career and Transfer Services, Lions Club, Office of Equity and Inclusion, and more will be available to answer questions.
On Campus: Student Life Center / Central Commons
Not sure where to go your first day of school or where things are located? Staff and students will lead campus tours to show you around campus and share key information about services and resources.
Nervous about starting classes? Would you like to find your classrooms? Have questions about campus resources? Staff and student leaders will be available to help!
On Campus: Dakota Room
Thursday, August 26, 2021 (Virtual)
How to Supercharge Your Conversations, Connect with Others, & Make New Friends
Now that students, instructors and staff are back to campus, it's time to brush up on your face-to-face conversation and socializing skills. In this 90-minute webinar, author and "small talk" expert, Don Gabor will show you dozens of practical and confidence-building communication tips, techniques and strategies that are guaranteed to help you connect and build lasting relationships with your classmates and co-workers. This session will be recorded and emailed to those who register.