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Orientation 2014

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Congratulations on being accepted to St. Ambrose University! 

It's time to sign up for Orientation. Below are the available dates. Please click on the link to start the process to register for New Freshmen Orientation.

SAU is the place to BEE! 

June 2-3 - FULL
June 5-6 - FULL
June 9-10
June 12-13
June 16-17
June 19-20
International First Year Student Orientation

 

Click here to register online

 

Here is information you need to know for orientation:

  • Students stay on campus in a residence hall.
  • Pizza will be served to students later in the evening but please plan to eat dinner prior to arriving.
  • Parents/Guests are encouraged but not required to attend both days of orientation.
  • Several students will need to complete an online writing placement test prior to orientation. If you need to take this test information will be mailed to you from the Placement Office. Hotel information for parents can be found at www.visitquadcities.com.
  • A photo for your student ID will be taken.

 

Schedule

First Day

6:30–7 p.m. Check-in will be held on the 2nd floor of the Rogalski Center.
Parking is available in the lot adjacent to the building. Students will be spending the night on-campus. Please bring your overnight belongings with you to the check-in table. Bed linens and towels are provided but please bring any desired personal items. A light jacket or sweatshirt, and an umbrella are suggested.
At check-in you will be given a detailed individualized schedule of events to follow for the remainder of the evening and the following day.
7–7:15 p.m. Welcome and Announcements
7:20–8 p.m. Academic Orientation (A time for students and parents to meet with academic advisors and prepare to make your class schedule the next day)
8:15 p.m. Chemistry Placement Testing. Students planning to major in Biology, Chemistry, Exercise Science, Fitness, Physics, Forensic Psychology, B.S. Psychology, Pre-Medicine or Physical Therapy are required to take the Chemistry Placement Test. Nursing majors who plan to attend graduate school should also take the test. Those interested in Occupational Therapy do not need to take this test.
8:15 p.m. Students planning to major in Biology, Chemistry, Exercise Science, Pre-Medicine, or Physical Therapy are required to take the Chemistry Placement test. Those interested in Nursing or Occupational Therapy do not need to take this test.
Parents are welcome to stay for a dessert social. Faculty and staff will be in attendance as well.
8:15 p.m. Activities for new students with the STARS (Students Trained as Role-Model Students).

 

Second Day

7:45 –8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast and optional Mass
8:45 a.m.–2:45 p.m. Multiple informational sessions to include advising and registration, resource fair, financial aid, and being a successful student at SAU.
3:30 p.m. Day concludes



Placement Testing

Questions?

Email or call Jill Beinborn
563-333-5898