Orientation Materials

Summer Orientation and Academic Registration Schedules

This year's SOAR offerings are hyflex. Students and families may participate in-person or online for synchronous sessions. 

Advising and small group session assignments will be added to this webpage within 24 hours of your scheduled orientation date. 

If you are joining us in-person, you may check-in from 9:30 - 10am in the Brumbaugh Academic Center Alumni Hall Lobby. Parking is available in the L.A. Beeghly Library Parking Lot or the Kennedy Sports and Recreation Center Parking Lot. 

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Student Schedule

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome

A welcome from President Jim Troha, Dean of Students Matthew Damschroder, and Provost Lauren Bowen.

Join Session via Zoom
10:30 - 11 a.m.

Academic Overview: Attributes of a Juniata Graduate

Start your academic journey at Juniata.

Join Session via Zoom
11 - 11:30 a.m.

Imagining Your Future: Career Development at Juniata

Learn about the resources available to you that will prepare you for career success.

Join Session via Zoom
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.

Meet with your Orientation Leader

Get to know your orientation leader and other members of your graduating class.

Orientation Group Assignments - July 16 Orientation Group Assignments - July 17

Join Session via Zoom
12:15 – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

With your orientation leader and fellow new Juniatians.

1 - 4 p.m.

Advising Sessions

Work with an academic advisor to schedule your first semester classes.

Orientation Session 3 Advising Schedule - July 16 Orientation Session 4 Advising Schedule - July 17

1 - 4 p.m.

Small Group Sessions: Life Outside the Classroom

Small Group Rotation Details Small Group Session Assignments - July 16 Small Group Assignments - July 17

Getting Involved On-Campus: Join Session via Zoom

Campus Housing: Join Session via Zoom

Juniata Campus Support Overview: Join Session via Zoom

4 – 4:15 p.m.

Student Wrap-Up

Join Session via Zoom
4:15 p.m.

OPTIONAL: Tour First Year Residence Hall

 

Parents & Families Schedule

10 - 10:30 a.m.

Welcome

Hear from President Jim Troha, Dean of Students Matthew Damschroder, and Provost Lauren Bowen.

Join Session via Zoom
10:30 - 11:30 a.m.

Partnering with our Families: Life Outside the Classroom

Learn more about your student’s support and out of class opportunities.

Join Session via Zoom
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Partnering with our Families: Academic Life

Learn more about your student’s academic journey at Juniata.

Join Session via Zoom
Noon – 1:00 p.m.

Lunch

Please note, students will eat separately in their orientation groups.

1 - 2 p.m.

The Bursar & Financial Planning

Ask questions about financing and paying for college.

Join Session via Zoom
2 - 2:30 p.m.

Career Development

Explore how Juniata will set your child up for career success.

Join Session via Zoom
2:30 – 3 p.m.

OPTIONAL: Parents of First-Generation Students

If your student is the first to go to college, we invite you to attend this session and learn more about the college experience.

Join Session via Zoom
3 – 3:30 p.m.

OPTIONAL: Technology Solutions Center

Take a moment to ask your technology specific questions.

Join Session via Zoom
4:15 p.m.

OPTIONAL: Tour First Year Residence Hall

 
Get to know your Orientation Leaders

Our Orientation Leaders are upperclass students who are passionate about Juniata and ensuring you a successful transition to our college community. During Orientation you will meet in small groups with two orientation leaders to get to know each other, ask questions, and explore Juniata. Can't wait? Learn more about them before Summer Orientation!

Meet the On-Campus Orientation Leader Team

Meet the Virtual Orientation Leader Team

 

Campus Resources

We know you have many questions and curiosities about Juniata. The resources below are designed to answer many of those questions and begin you on your transition to Juniata. We hope you will take advantage of these resources and get even more excited about joining our Eagle community this Fall!

Academic Success & Graduate Outcomes

Student Support & Development

Answering your FAQs