Student Event

New Student Orientation (Online)

5:45 pm - 8:00 pm


Registration Required

Launch into Your Central Penn College Journey: Online New Student Orientation!

Student are encouraged to attend Central Penn College’s in-person New Student Orientation if at all possible. If you are unable to attend the in-person session, please register for this online version.

Get ready to jumpstart your academic adventure at Central Penn College! Our exciting Online New Student Orientation will equip you with the knowledge and resources you need to thrive in your online program.

Why Attend?

  • Meet Your Support System: Connect with faculty and staff who are here to guide you every step of the way.
  • Get the Inside Scoop: Learn about essential resources like the Student Portal, Blackboard, and the Charles T. Jones Library.
  • Explore Your Options: Discover exciting clubs, athletics, and career services to make the most of your college experience.

Here’s a Sneak Peek at the Agenda:

  • 5:45 PM: 
  • Zoom Room Opens! Log in early to test your tech and settle in for an informative evening.  Zoom Meeting ID: 856 9776 0343Passcode: 4449416:00 PM: Welcome from the VP of Student Services! Get acquainted with Central Penn College’s supportive environment.
  • 6:00 PM: Welcome from the VP of Student Services! Get acquainted with Central Penn College’s supportive environment.
  • 6:10 PM: Demystifying General Studies: Dr. Brant Ellsworth will provide a clear overview of General Studies.
  • 6:20 PM: Unveiling Student Services: Dr. Erika Wilkinson will walk you through the College’s resources to ensure your success.
  • 6:30 PM: First Day Ready! Kim Bateman and Dr. Jared Rife will equip you with the knowledge to navigate the Student Portal, Blackboard, the library, and textbooks.
  • 7:00 PM: Your Safety Matters: Gain valuable insights from Marcus Hayward about campus safety procedures.
  • 7:10 PM: Money Matters! Meet PSECU to learn smart financial planning tips for students.

Breakout Rooms

  • 7:20 PM: Breakout Room Sessions: Dive deeper into specific topics based on your program or interests.
    • Required sessions for specific programs (Medical Assisting/Phlebotomy, OTA, Surgical Tech, MPS)
    • Student Success Team: Chart your course to academic achievement.
    • Engagement and Athletics: Explore opportunities to connect with your fellow classmates outside the classroom.
    • Career Services: Get a head start on planning your future career path.
    • Optional sessions: Tech Help and Textbook Help – Get assistance with any technological or textbook concerns.

Don’t Forget!

  • Mark your calendar for a meeting with your Program Director. This personalized session will answer any questions specific to your program.
  • Complete the New Student Orientation Quiz (link provided during the event) to solidify your understanding of key resources.

This Online New Student Orientation is your gateway to a successful and fulfilling academic journey at Central Penn College. We look forward to welcoming you to our vibrant online learning community!

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