Family Orientation 

The Honors College Orientation is August 5th, 2017! 

Family members are invited to attend this optional portion of The Honors College Orientation. Students will have the opportunity to indicate via survey if their family members will be attending. 

Goals of the day include:

 


Orientation 2017 Itinerary 

 

8:30 - 9:00 AM: Registration at Pray-Harrold
9:00 - 9:20 AM: Honors Welcome

 

Room 201: Dr. Rebecca Sipe, Assistant Vice President, The Honors College

Room 216: Caitlin Baumer, Graduate Assistant, The Honors College  

9:20 - 10:45 AM: Session One 

 Room 201: "First Semester Survival", Ellen Gold, Assistant Vice President, Student Well-Being

 Room 216: Being in Honors: Overview of Honors Requirements from Staff and Student Perspectives

10:45 - 11:00 AM: Break 
11:00 - 11:40 AM: Breakout Sessions (Choose One)

Room 201: Being an Honors Resident: Balancing Life on and Off Campus

Room 216: Being an Honors Commuter: Creating a Functional Living Space

Room 213: Being a Culturally Diverse Honors Student

11:45 AM -12:00 PM: Closing Remarks and "Letter to Your Student" Activity 

 

Room 201: Dr. Rebecca Sipe, Assistant Vice President, The Honors College

Room 216: Caitlin Baumer, Graduate Assistant, The Honors College

Room 213: Diane Brinson-Days, Administrative Assistant, The Honors College 

12:00 PM: Honors Apparel Sales, Pray-Harrold (Cash Only)
12:00 - 1:00 PM: Optional Tours of The Honors College and Honors Residence Halls
12:00 - 2:30 PM: Lunch in Ypsilanti

 *We will provide a flier with discounts to some our students' favorite restaurants.

2:40 PM: Honors Apparel Sales and Student Orientation Conclusion, Student Center 

 


The Honors College has a block of hotel rooms reserved for students and their families at The Hampton Inn Ann Arbor-South (925 Victors Way, Ann Arbor, MI 48108). The last day to book a room at the Hampton Inn Ann Arbor will be July 26th. To make reservations,  follow this booking link.

There are many local restaurants to visit while in the Ypsilanti area. The Honors College will provide a flyer at Orientation which can be used at any of the restaurants on our list and families will be able to receive a special Honors discount.  

 

 

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