Freshman Orientation 2010 Student Itinerary

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					 Freshman Orientation 2010 Student Itinerary
  Welcome to Freshman Orientation 2010! Over the next two days, you will receive a great deal
  of information that we hope will be valuable throughout your time at LSU. Make every attempt
  go to as many sessions as possible and be open to new experiences. While you are here, you
                       will begin to make LSU your new home! Geaux Tigers!

Schedule At-A-Glance
  These are the events that you must attend during Freshman Orientation. Be sure to plan
    accordingly. They are bolded and highlighted throughout the rest of your itinerary.
Tuesday, January 12
   Check-In                                   139 Allen Hall                                7:30 - 8:30 am
   Welcome                                    102 Allen Hall                               8:30 - 8:45 am
   The Tiger Necessities                      102 Allen Hall                                8:45 - 9:45 am
   Meeting with Orientation Leaders           Various Locations                           9:45 - 10:45 am
Wednesday, January 13
   Tiger Transitions                          102 Allen Hall                              9:30 - 10:30 am
   Tips on Scheduling                         102 Allen Hall                             10:30 - 11:15 am
   Lunch & Meeting with
                                              Various Locations                       11:15 am - 1:00 pm
   Orientation Leaders
   Advising & Scheduling                      Various Locations                             1:00 - 4:30 pm
                    Anytime you see an Oak Tree on                Anytime you see Mike the
                     this itinerary, the session will be          Tiger on this itinerary, the
                            held in 102 Allen Hall!               session is for students and
                                                                    their family members!

 Exam Schedule
 Refer to the ivory exam schedule that you received at Check-In for exact times & locations!

        Tuesday, January 12
                                      152 Coates Hall
          Trigonometry                                             11:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                      212 Coates Hall
               Spanish                 52 Himes Hall                   1:00 - 1:45 pm
                Latin                 214 Coates Hall                  1:00 - 2:00 pm
               German                 225 Coates Hall                  1:00 - 2:15 pm
               French                  52 Himes Hall                   1:00 - 2:30 pm
                                                                       1:00 - 2:30 pm
              Calculus                143 Coates Hall
                                                                       2:45 - 4:15 pm
                                        143 Coates                 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
                                      152 Coates Hall                 2:45 - 3:45 pm
              Chemistry               241 Himes Hall                   2:45 - 4:45 pm
Freshman Orientation 2010
                                                         Don’t forget your Tiger Card!
          Need assistance while               Get your photo taken for
            at Orientation?                    your LSU ID or pick up
                                              your ID if you submitted
    Visit the Orientation Headquarters in        your photo online!
          139 Allen Hall anytime from            11:00 am - 4:00 pm
              11:00 am - 4:30 pm.                     Room 109
                                                  LSU Student Union

Tuesday, January 12
7:30 - 8:30 am      Check-In                                                           139 Allen Hall
                        You will receive your exam schedule and packet of materials.

8:30 - 8:45 am      Welcome from Student Life and First Year Experience
                                                                                       102 Allen Hall
                        Welcome to LSU and Freshman Orientation from Interim Vice Chancellor Dr.
                        K.C. White and Assistant Vice Chancellor Dr. Darrell Ray.
8:45 - 9:45 am      The Tiger Necessities                                            102 Allen Hall
                        Learn about all the campus services that make your tiger life easier!

9:45 - 10:45 am     Meeting with Orientation Leaders                             Various Locations
                        At this meeting, you will meet others with similar majors and the LSU
                        Ambassador who will be assisting you during Orientation. This is the time to
                        ASK QUESTIONS! After this meeting, your Ambassador will escort you to
                        your first exam. THIS SESSION IS REQUIRED!
11:00 am - Noon Trigonometry and Physics Exams                                   Various Locations
Noon - 1:00 pm      Lunch                                                                On your own
                        Bring some money and eat between your exams. (Einstein Bros. Bagels and
                        McDonald’s in the LSU Student Union, CC’s Coffee House in Middleton
                        Library, Subway in Foster Hall, Pierre’s Landing outside of Patrick F. Taylor
1:00 - 4:45 pm      Exams Continue (refer to your ivory exam schedule)
1:30 & 2:15 pm      PAWS Workshops                                                     2 Lockett Hall
                        Learn about all of the applications available through PAWS
1:30 - 2:00 pm      Financial Aid & Scholarships Seminar                               102 Allen Hall
                        Receive information about financial aid, scholarships and loans.
2:00 - 2:30 pm      Strategies for Achieving an Outstanding GPA                        102 Allen Hall
                        Tips for effective learning and utilizing academic resources at LSU!

2:30 - 3:00 pm      Four Year Career Plan                                              102 Allen Hall
                        Learn what steps to take each year in order to find your dream job!
                                                             Student Itinerary
Wednesday, January 13
9:30 - 10:30 am    Tiger Transitions                                               102 Allen Hall
                      This interactive program will offer a realistic view of how the choices you
                      make during your time at LSU can determine your future and how the
                      Division of Student Life can support your development.

10:30 - 11:15 am   Tips on Scheduling                                              102 Allen Hall
                      Learn how to prepare your first LSU class schedule.
                      Be sure to bring the materials you received at Check-In!

11:15 am - 1:00 pm Lunch & Meeting with Orientation Leaders
                      You will get your Placement Profile from your LSU Ambassador, learn how to read
                      your placement information and how to schedule!
                      Your meal ticket is required for lunch at The 459 Commons!

1:00 - 4:30 pm     Advising and Scheduling                                     Various Locations
                   Work with academic advisors, counselors and your LSU Ambassador to
                   complete your spring schedule of classes.
                      Student Athletes will report to the Cox Communications Academic Center
                      for Student Athletes after they have been advised.
                      Honors College students will report to 205 French House after they have
                      been advised.
                   College                                Location
                   Agriculture                            150 Ag. Admin. Building
                   Art & Design                           201 Design Building
                   Arts & Sciences                        263 A/B Coates Hall
                   Basic Sciences                         26 Hatcher Hall
                   Business                               1119 Patrick F. Taylor Hall
                   Coast & Environment                    134 Allen Hall
                   Education                              225 Peabody Hall
                   Engineering                            1109 Patrick F. Taylor Hall
                   Mass Communication                     140 Journalism Building
                   Music & Dramatic Arts                  School of Music Room 114
                   Allied Health & Nursing                144 Coates Hall
                   Undeclared                             145 Coates Hall

                                                  For more information on getting
                                               involved as an LSU Ambassador and
                                                 serving LSU by recruiting, orienting
                                                 and advising students, please visit
                                                           our website at
Freshman Orientation 2010
After Orientation Checklist

Below are things that you should complete or attend before classes begin.

□ Confirm your class schedule
    View your new class schedule on PAWS when your orientation session is over! You can also use
     PAWS to modify your schedule.

□ Select Additional Services
    Use PAWS to notify LSU if you want a parking permit, a meal plan, health insurance or
     TigerCASH before you pay your fee bill. For more information go to,
     click on the “Schedule Booklet” link, go to “LSU Registration/Schedule of Classes Spring 2010”,
     information on Additional Services begins on page 30.

□ Complete the Registration process
    FEE BILLS WILL NOT BE MAILED TO YOU! Once you have scheduled classes and selected
     additional services, your fee bill will be available online through your PAWS account. You can
     pay online by check or credit card. Your class schedule will be purged if not paid by 4:30 pm
     Friday, January 15, 2010! NOTE: You must be sure to complete registration even if your
     balance is $0.00! Questions about your fee bill? Visit the Bursar’s Office in 125 Thomas Boyd
     or call 225-578-3357.

□ Complete
    All incoming freshmen are REQUIRED to complete this online health education program. For
     more information, visit or call 225-578-5718.

□ Classes begin on Tuesday, January 19

 Test Taking Tips

     Calculators are not allowed on the Calculus or Trigonometry exams!
     Non-graphing calculators are allowed for the Physics and Chemistry exams.
     Bring a #2 pencil and don’t be late to any exam.
     If you would like to add or drop an exam, please visit 139 Allen Hall after 11 am on
     January 12.
     If you are unable to attempt all the exams you would like, you may take additional
     exams at no charge before the last day to add classes for the spring semester. Please
     call the Office of Assessment and Evaluation at 225-578-1145 to schedule an exam.