First Year Experience Expo for First Time Students

Thursday, August 8, 2019 - 12:30pm

The First Year Experience New Student Expo is designed to help first time college students transition to college life. The New Student Expo is a one day conference-style orientation, including break-out sessions, created for you to meet students, professional staff, learn about campus services, and get prepared for the first day of school. RSVP for one of our 3 scheduled events on August 8th or 12th

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Expo Program

12:30pm – Check-In at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center

1:00p – Welcome & Intro to First Year Experience 

1:45pm– Identifying workshops for the day

2:15p – Workshop Session #1 (45 min)

3:00p – Break & Transition to 2nd workshop

3:15p – Workshop Session #2 (45 min)

4:00p – Break & Transition to 3rd workshop

4:15p – Workshop Session #3 (45 min)

5:00p – Integrating

5:30p – Wrap-Up/Survey

6:00p – Get Ahead (IDs, Find Classes, etc) [Optional]

6:00p – Parent Sessions (English & Spanish)

Expo Workshops-You can choose 3 of the following

1. Managing Your Money, Beyond the FAFSA 

2. How to Slay Your Grades with Academic Support 

3. Academic Counseling Course, The Prequel 

4. University Transfer 101 

5. Finding Your Career, It Starts Today 

6. Life as a Pirate 

7. How to Succeed as a College Student 

8. Campus Tour, Find Your Classes

Free parking in the West lot. 

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