Atlanta freshman orientation schedule (Fall 2014)

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Atlanta freshman orientation schedule (Fall 2014)

Friday, Sept. 12

Freshman student residence hall check-in
Spring House, 1470 Spring St.
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Freshman orientation check-in
SCAD Atlanta, front lobby
1600 Peachtree St.
8:30-10 a.m.

Introduction to MySCAD
Room 273
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Student support services: ADA accommodations
California Room
9 a.m.

Welcome to SCAD
Events space, fourth floor, building C
9:30 a.m.

Freshman orientation session
Events space, fourth floor, building C
11 a.m.

Family orientation session
Room 256
11 a.m.

Insider’s tour of SCAD Atlanta
The Hub
1 p.m.

Insider’s tour of SCAD Atlanta
The Hub
1:30 p.m.

Welcome social
SCADpad
5 p.m.

Residence hall meetings
Residence halls
Consult resident assistants for meeting times and locations

Offices open for consultation
Welcome Center
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Admission advisers
  • Entrance loan counseling
  • Student Success Center
  • Registrar
  • SCAD Card
  • Student financial support services
  • Student success and advising (undergrads only)

Saturday, Sept. 13

Offices open for consultation
Welcome Center
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

  • Admission advisers
  • Entrance loan counseling
  • Student Success Center
  • Registrar
  • SCAD Card
  • Student financial support services
  • Student success and advising
  • Transfer evaluator

Sunday, Sept. 14

Residence hall meetings
Residence halls
Consult resident assistants for meeting times and locations

Monday, Sept. 15

Fall quarter classes begin

General information

ACA Library of SCAD
Friday, Sept. 12
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 13
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Fall quarter 2014
Monday-Wednesday, 7:30 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Thursday, 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, noon to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday, noon to 8 p.m.

Entrance loan counseling
Students who are borrowing federal student loans for the first time must complete entrance loan counseling. Student loan funds cannot be disbursed for use until this federal requirement is fulfilled. Complete this counseling Friday, Sept. 12 or Saturday, Sept. 13 in the Welcome Center.

SCAD Atlanta mailroom
Students may pick up their residence hall mail keys in the mailroom, located on the first floor of building A, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. during orientation. 

Fall quarter 2014
Monday-Friday, 7-8 a.m.; 3-7 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, closed

MySCAD
MySCAD is SCAD’s internal information portal. Students can use MySCAD to access information and view shared communication from the university about courses, grades and more. Changes to SCAD Card can be made in MySCAD.

Parking permit
Students who plan to park on SCAD property must register their vehicles with the university. Log onto MySCAD to print a temporary parking permit. Permanent parking permits are available for pickup 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Student Success Center starting Monday, Sept. 22.

Residence hall check-in
Freshman students
Friday, Sept. 12
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Spring House

SCAD Atlanta bookstore
Friday, Sept. 12
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 13
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fall quarter 2014
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Friday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, closed

SCAD Atlanta fitness center
Friday, Sept. 12
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 13
11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Fall quarter 2014
Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sunday, closed

SCAD Card
Students may pick up their SCAD Cards and add funds 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Student Success Center. You can also add funds to SCAD Card accounts via MySCAD.

Student financial services
Students may make payments with student financial services 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Student Success Center.

Student success and advising
Freshman students may discuss adjustments to their schedules 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12 in the Student Success Center. Adjustments can also be made during the drop/add period, Sept. 15-19, in the Student Success Center.

The Hub
Wednesday, Sept. 10
Continental breakfast, 9-11 a.m.
Brunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner, 5-7 p.m.

Thursday, Sept. 11
Continental breakfast, 9-11 a.m.
Brunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner, 5-7 p.m.

Friday, Sept. 12
Breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sept. 13
Breakfast, 7:30-9:30 a.m.
Lunch, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Fall quarter 2014
Monday-Thursday
Breakfast, 7:30-10 a.m.
Continental breakfast, 9-10 a.m.
Lunch, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Light lunch, 2:30-4:30 p.m.
Dinner, 4:30-8 p.m.

Friday-Sunday
Brunch, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Dinner, 5-7 p.m.