Congratulations and Welcome New Students
Register Now for New Student Orientation
Welcome! The First Year Experience Program congratulates you on
your decision to attend Alcorn State University! We hope you have a wonderful
ASU Experience full of great memories. We know that transitioning to college
can be both exciting and challenging. There are still some big decisions to be
made and the First Year Experience Office would like to guide you through the
To make this significant transition a little bit easier, Alcorn
State University has a summer orientation program where new and transfer
students can meet other classmates, learn about campus life, attend workshops,register
for fall semester classes and talk with faculty and staff. Orientation is a
great time to talk with current students, ask questions, and get a sneak peak
of what to expect at ASU before the semester starts.
Parents are also encouraged to attend Summer Orientation. While students
are engaged, family members will also be engaged in orientation sessions. We
realize as parents that you will have concerns from time to time, so we give
you information and resources so you can assist your son or daughter along
During the Summer Orientation Experience, students will:
meaningful interactions with faculty, staff and peers.
- Become knowledgeable of campus resources and services that
support academic and personal development.
- Build an educational plan for courses. Students will complete
their fall semester class schedule during orientation.
You are cordially invited to join us at Alcorn State University
for Summer Orientation, Advising, and Registration (SOAR). We look forward to
seeing you in one of the sessions in June. The day will officially begin with
check-in at 7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. in the James L. Bolden Campus Union Building
(Foyer). The program will begin promptly at 8:30 a.m.
June 11, 2013
Freshmen and Transfer
June 22, 2013
SOAR is a one-day event.
8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
The First Year Experience Staff/FYE SOAR Peer Orientation
Leaders are anxiously awaiting your arrival!
For more information, please contact:
Dr. Patricia White, Director of First Year Experience at 601-877-3954 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Ms. Cheryl Cayou, Administrative Assistant at 601-877-6226 or email email@example.com
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