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Transfer Fall Orientation

Transfer Fall Orientation Schedule

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This program is especially designed for you, a transfer student, to get the essential information you need to make a smooth transition to USD.

This year's program will take place from Saturday, August 31 - Tuesday, September 3.

Select from below to see a specific day's schedule:

Saturday, August 31

Sunday, September 1

Monday, September 2

Tuesday, September 3

Saturday, August 31

Time
Event/Program
Location
10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Resident Transfer Move-In & Fall Orientation Check-In Assigned Residence Halls
11:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M. Resident Transfer Lunch Pavilion Dining
12:00 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. First Generation Student and Family Lunch
This event is by invitation only
UC Forums A/B/C
3:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. Black Student Success Reception
This event is by invitation only
UC Forum C
4:30 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. International Student and Family Dinner SLP 3rd Floor Courtyard
5:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M. New Resident Transfer Student and Family Dinner Vistas Borrego Courtyard
6:30 P.M. - 7:30 P.M. Resident Transfer Community Meetings Vistas Lounges
7:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M. Resident Transfer Student Social Vistas Borrego Courtyard

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Sunday, September 1

Time
Event/Program
Location
7:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. Resident Transfer Breakfast Pavilion Dining
9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Commuter Transfer Fall Orientation Check-In MRH Bishop Buddy Sala
10:00 A.M. - 10:30 A.M. New Student Welcome MRH Warren Auditorium
10:30 A.M. - 11:30 A.M. The Transfer Transition: Nuts & Bolts and Student Stories MRH Warren Auditorium
11:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. Small Group Meetings MRH Classrooms
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. Lunch MRH West Plaza & Classrooms
1:30 P.M. - 2:30 P.M. DARS, MySanDiego Portal, and Financial Aid MRH Warren Auditorium
1:30 P.M. - 3:30 P.M. Choose YOUR Campus Adventure
Take part in one of dozens of different activities across the campus
Various locations
4:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M. Mass of Welcome JCP
5:30 P.M. - 6:45 P.M. Resident Transfer Student Dinner Pavilion Dining
9:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. Evening Event presented by Torero Program Board (TPB) Around campus (Aromas to UC/SLP)

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Monday, September 2

Time
Event/Program
Location
7:00 A.M. - 9:00 A.M. Resident Transfer Student Breakfast Pavilion Dining
9:00 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. Late Transfer Fall Orientation Check-In KIPJ Rotunda
10:00 A.M. - 10:15 A.M. Welcome and Schedule Overview KIPJ Theatre
10:15 A.M. - 11:15 A.M. Meet Your Peers (breakout sessions):
- Veterans and Active Duty
- Students Over 25
- Commuter Students
- Meet the Transfer Transition Team
KIPJ A-F
11:15 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Getting Connected (breakout sessions):
- Getting Involved
- Pre-Health Advising
- Study Abroad
- Financial Aid
KIPJ A-D
12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Lunch KIPJ Garden of the Sea
1:15 P.M. - 2:00 P.M. Getting Connected (breakout sessions):
- Getting Involved
- Study Abroad
- Financial Aid
- Internships & Career Services
KIPJ A-D
2:00 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. Be Well and Successful at USD KIPJ Theatre
3:00 P.M. - 3:45 P.M. Transfer Convocation KIPJ Theatre
3:45 P.M. - 4:30 P.M. Convocation Reception and Resource Fair KIPJ Rotunda
4:30 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Transfer Student Dinner KIPJ A-D
6:00 P.M. - 11:00 P.M. Evening at Sea World presented by Associated Students (AS)
Transportation provided from campus
Sea World San Diego

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Tuesday, September 3

Time
Event/Program
Location
7:30 A.M. - 9:30 A.M. Resident Transfer Student Breakfast Pavilion Dining
8:45 A.M. - 10:00 A.M. All International Students Mandatory Meeting with the Deans UC Forum C
10:30 A.M. - 12:30 P.M. New Transfer F-1 International Students Mandatory Meeting UC Forum C
12:00 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. Resident Transfer Student Lunch Pavilion Dining
12:30 P.M. - 1:30 P.M. Transfer Preceptorials Meeting KIPJ A/B
1:30 P.M. - 3:00 P.M. Business Majors Student Orientation KIPJ A/B
6:00 P.M. - 8:00 P.M. TSO Taco Tuesday Café Coyote in Old Town

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For questions regarding Transfer Fall Orientation, please email transfer@sandiego.edu and a member of the Transfer Transition Team will respond to you.