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Orientation Events and Activities



We are excited to be able to once again have an in person welcome event for new students coming to Ensign College. We invite you to come to college to connect with your peers, faculty and the college.

Below you will find a schedule. If you plan on attending, please be sure to register in advance so we know to expect you. We look forward to seeing you!


Join us for a 2-day in-person orientation event that will give you the opportunity to make new friends, learn about Ensign’s legacy, and become familiar with tools and resources that will gear you up for success. It is full of fun, friends, food, and prizes. See the schedule below. Register for New Student Summit by clicking the button below.

Day 1: Gear Up Day Thursday, Sept 8th

Day 2: New Student Summit Day Friday, Sept 9th.

Register for New Student Summit


Thursday, September 8, 2022

Gear up Day

Gear Up Day is the day you can come to campus and take care of “all the things.” We will also be offering optional workshops on various topics you can attend to learn more and be better prepared for your journey. See the schedule below.

Campus Services are open 8:00 am -5:00 pm and are available to help you. You may stop by any time to get help.

You may want to:

  • Visit your success advisor at the Student Success Center on the 9th Floor
  • Pay your tuition at the cashier’s office on the 2nd floor
  • Pick up your student ID on the 2nd Floor
  • Find your classrooms
  • Complete International Student Check-In on the 2nd Floor

Workshop and Activity Schedule:

*All workshops and activities will be held in the multi-purpose room on the 1st floor.

Time
Session
Room
8:00 - 8:30
International Student Breakfast and Networking

Commons

1st Floor

8:30 - 9:40

International Student Orientation (International Student Only)

Learn important information about what you need to do to be successful as an international student in the United States

MPR

1st Floor

9:50 - 10:20

Q&A with a panel of current international students

Get your questions answered and learn from current students what it is like to study and live in Utah.

MPR

1st Floor

10:30 - 11:20

 

Workshop: Discovering MyEnsign and Canvas (All new students)

Learn how to navigate two essential tools that will help you succeed on your journey at Ensign College.

MPR

1st Floor

11:30 - 11:50

Workshop: What is ALEKS and why I should care?

In this workshop, you will learn about the ALEKS math placement test and how it will help you succeed.

MPR

1st Floor

12:00-12:50               

Lunch with the Success Advisors, Success Coaches, Campus Counselor

Enjoy a free lunch with the Success Advisors and learn why it is important to meet with them.

MPR

1st Floor

1:00 -1:50

Workshop: Money Talks

Learn how to find resources that will help you play for college from the Financial Aida and Cashier Services

MPR

1st Floor

2:00 - 2:20

Q&A with a panel of Current Students

Learn from students who have been in your shoes and what things they wished they had known when they started at Ensign College

MPR

1st Floor

2:30 - 3:15

Workshop: Career Services/On-Campus Jobs

Learn about how the Career Services can help you succeed at Ensign College while helping prepare for your career after Ensign College

EC2

1st Floor of West Tower


Friday, September 9, 2022

New Student Summit Day

This is our culminating orientation event for all students. You’ll connect with your peers, your faculty, and your college!

Schedule:

8:00-8:30
Arrive and Check-in
Commons, 1st Floor
8:30-9:15:
Race to the Summit: A Learning Signature Activity
Campus
9:30-10:30

General Session: Welcome Meeting

Learn about Ensign’s Legacy and Mission. Meet President and Sister Kusch and other student leaders.  

Assembly Hall, Temple Square
11:00-12:15

Academic Connections

Meet the faculty that will be guiding you on your journey and connect with the peers that will be traveling alongside you.

 

Various Classrooms,

Campus

12:30-2:00
Lunch and Involvement Fair
Summit Patio

 

HAVE ADDITIONAL QUESTIONS ABOUT ORIENTATION?

The Student Success Center is here to help! Contact us at (801) 524-8151 with any further questions.

Have a question? Our Virtual Assistant may be able to help.

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