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Winter Start Orientation Schedule

 Winter Start Orientation Baca Campus

January 10 - January 19, 2015

Remember to contact Campus Activities or 719-389-6800 for all of your WSO questions. 

Updated June 30, 2014

*Please note – This schedule is a draft and is subject to changes.

All students and parents will receive the final schedule upon arrival to campus.

(S) Students only
(P) Parents only
(S+P) Students and Parents welcome

All bold items are required student events

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Saturday, January 10

(S+P) 8:00am-2:00pm Residence Halls Open (Assigned Residence Halls)
9:00am-2:00pm Worner Mailroom Open – Pick up large packages mailed earlier. (Mailroom, Lower Level of Worner Campus Center)
(S+P) 10:00am-2:00pm Optional Services Available:  Hertz Connect Car Sharing Program Signup and Banking Services (Perkins Lounge, Worner Campus Center)
(S+P) 10:00am-4:00pm  Colorado College Bookstore Open (Lower Level, Worner Campus Center)
(S+P) 10:00am-4:00pm  Get Your Gold Card (Student ID) (Worner Desk, Worner Campus Center) Students must get their Colorado College ID cards today in order to access their residence halls and meal plans!
2:00pm-4:00pm  Student Accounts Office Open (Armstrong Hall, Cashier’s Window – 2nd floor
(P) 5:00pm-5:30pm   Parent Check-In and Seating for Dinner (Bemis Great Hall, Bemis Hall)
(P) 5:30pm  Welcome Remarks from and Dinner (Bemis Great Hall, Bemis Hall) Followed by Student Panel: “Reflections of CC” (Bemis Great Hall, Bemis Hall)
(S) 7:00pm-9:00pm Priddy Experience Introduction for First-Years & Transfer Students (Lennox Lounge, Upper Level, Worner Campus Center)
(P) 7:00pm-8:00pm  Parent Dessert and Presentation: “Student Transitions” (Bemis Lounge, Bemis Hall)
(S) 9:00pm    Queer Community Coalition/QCC Hot Chocolate Social –QCC is an umbrella organization for all LGBTQ and ally students (Lennox/Glass House, East Campus)
(S) 10:00pm Student Social Event TBA (Slocum Commons Room)

 Sunday, January 11

(S+P) 8:00am Breakfast (Gaylord Hall, Worner Campus Center)
(S+P) 8:30am Winter Orientation Capstone Experience:  TBA 
Followed  by “Keys to Success:  Advice from Your Professors” (Gaylord Hall, Worner Campus Center)    
(S) 10:00am - noon Book Discussion with FYE Faculty and Mentors (Room Assignments available at Worner Campus Center Desk)
(S) 10:00am-noon   Transfer and Exchange Student Session:  TBA
(P) 10:15am-noon    Parent Program –TBA (Bemis Great Hall, Bemis Hall)
(P) Noon -  Conclusion of Parent Orientation
(S) Noon - **Lunch  (Rastall Café, Worner Campus Center)
** Students may host family members who may still be here on their Meal Plan.  Gold Card, cash and credit cards also accepted.
(S) 1:30pm–5:45pm  “Crossroads and Bridges and, Life at CC” (Gaylord Hall – Worner Campus Center) will include:

  • Director of CC Wellness Resource Center Heather Horton  
  • SARC  (Sexual Assault Response Coordinator) Tara Misra
  • Butler Center staff
  • Assistant Director, Accessibility Resources Jeremy Remy

(S) 6:00pm  Dinner (Rastall Café, Worner Campus Center)
(S) 7:00pm   Community Meetings (Assigned Residence Halls)
(S) 9:00pm    Student Social Event TBA

Monday, January 12

(S) 10:00am   Quantitative Reasoning Assessment (Various Locations by Last Name; e-mail notice will be sent; Worner Desk will also have a listing)
(S) 11:00am   Priddy Experience Orientation Meeting (WES Room, Worner Campus Center)
(S) Noon         Lunch in Small Groups (Rastall Café, Worner Campus Center)
(S) 1:00pm     Depart for Baca Campus and Santa Fe (Worner Campus Center)

Friday, January 16

(S) 10:00am  Departure from Baca Campus and Santa Fe
(S) 2:00pm     Arrive Back at CC
(S) 3:30pm-5:00pm  Get To Know CC: Campus Scavenger Hunt! With prizes (Start at Mathias Lounge, Mathias Hall)
(S) 5:00pm       Dinner and Scavenger Hunt Prizes (Mathias Lounge, Mathias Hall)
(S) 10:00pm-Midnight   Student Social Events TBA

Saturday, January 17

(S) 10:00pm-Midnight  Open Skate Night – Great music and free skate rental (Honnen Ice Arena, west of Worner Campus Center)
(S) Midnight      Free Midnight Breakfast – Another great CC tradition –pancakes and camaraderie! (Rastall Café, Worner Campus Center)


Monday, January 19

(S09:00am   Classes Begin!
(S) 12:30pm - 1:30pm  Meet Your Advisor for Lunch - connect with your Academic Advisor (Gaylord Hall, Worner Campus Center)