Participating Student Information

The Honors College Orientation is on August 5, 2017!

Goals of the day include:

Orientation 2017 Itinerary

8:00 – 8:30 AM: Registration at The Student Center

8:30 – 8:50 AM:  Honors Welcome

9:00 – 10:00 AM: Navigating Expectations, Challenges and Transitions as an Honors Student

10:10 – 11:10 AM: Exploring The Honors College Requirements

11:10 AM – 12:10 PM: Lunch at the Student Center, Picnic lunch provided

11:40 AM – 12:10 PM: Introducing the Common Read:  

"Brown Girl Dreaming"

 by Jacqueline Woodson

12:10 – 1:05 PM: Exploring your Honors Self

1:15 – 2:00 PM: Breakout Sessions

2:00 – 2:40 PM: Closing Announcements 


Common Read 

The 2017 Common Read book is  Brown Girl Dreaming , by Jacqueline Woodson. The book will be available to purchase for $16.99 the day of Orientation. The book will also be available for rent, at a cost of $11.04.  If you are interested in renting the book, you must place an online order prior to Orientation. The bookstore will then have your rental available at Orientation.  

The website for rentals is . The class that the book is listed under is  HRNS 000 11111 . If you don’t want to place an online order prior to Orientation, you can go to the bookstore the following week and rent it.





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