SCPS Welcomes 53 Incoming Degree Students at August 12 Orientation

Orientation Prepares Students for Success

August 3, 2017

The School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS) welcomed 53 incoming degree students at Orientation on Saturday, August 12 from 8:30am-4pm at the Darden School of Business. All incoming students admitted to the School’s Bachelor of Interdisciplinary Studies and Bachelor of Professional Studies in Health Sciences Management degree programs are required to attend the daylong event.

The Orientation provides an opportunity for students to connect with fellow students, faculty, and the staff at SCPS, all of whom are committed to helping students navigate the path to their degree. The day kicks off with a welcome from Interim Dean Steve Laymon, followed by sessions on UVACollab, the UVA libraries, online learning, tools for student success, and a writing workshop.  A review of the University’s Honor System and Judiciary are also included.

After the program’s conclusion, students have the opportunity to attend a tour of Central Grounds, which includes the historical Academical Village.