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ROAR Orientation

Ready to roar - Summer orientation

A one day orientation for incoming Mountain Lions.

All new students are required to attend ROAR Orientation. 

The ROAR program is designed to help ensure a smooth transition to Young Harris College for both students and their families. There are sessions hosted throughout orientation to support the holistic and comprehensive needs of both student and their families.

Check out the dates for ROAR 2019 below!

  • June 15
  • June 22
  • July 20

Schedules are tentative and subject to change.

Student schedule: 

  • 9-9:30 a.m. Check in, Lobby, Rollins Campus Center
  • 9:30-9:45 a.m. Welcome New Mountain Lions, Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
  • 9:55-10:55 a.m. Student Experience Panel, Wilson Lecture Hall, Goolsby Center
  • 10:55-11:45 a.m. First Student Meeting, Small groups will meet in various locations for ice breakers, FAQs and discuss campus involvement.
  • 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch and Learn, Grace Rollins Dining Hall, Rollins Campus Center
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Second Student Meeting, Small groups will meet in various locations for ice breakers, FAQs and discuss campus involvement.
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. YHC Academics 101, Susan B. Harris Chapel
  • 2:30-2:45 p.m. Closing and Next Steps, Susan B. Harris Chapel  

Family schedule:

  • 9-9:30 a.m. Check in, Lobby, Rollins Campus Center
  • 9:30-9:45 a.m. Welcome New Mountain Lions, Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
  • 9:55-10:55 a.m. "What am I paying for and to whom?", Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
  • 10:55-11:45 a.m. YHC Academics 101, Susan B. Harris Chapel
  • 11:45 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Lunch and Learn, Grace Rollins Dining Hall, Rollins Campus Center
  • 12:30-1:30 p.m. Support Services at YHC, Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
  • 1:30-2:30 p.m. Preparing Your Student for College, Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center
  • 2:30-2:45 p.m. Closing and Next Steps, Suber Banquet Hall, Rollins Campus Center

 

What students should bring/wear for ROAR Orientation Day

When planning what to wear, it’s helpful to remember the following:

 

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