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Orientation 2020

Welcome New StudentsYour Fall 2020 Orientation Experience now continues throughout the 16-week semester.

 

Each week of the Fall 2020 semester has a theme, and each theme week we’ll roll out a new module in our online training platform, along with events supporting that training.

Your Community Leaders will keep in touch throughout the semester to keep you informed of our training goals and activities, keeping you on track to academic and social success as Eagles!

Questions?  Email studentlife@post.edu

Week 9: Wellness & Safety (Oct 26 – Nov 1)

Login and complete the Week 9 Training by Sunday, November 1st.

To access Week #9 Training:
1) Navigate to https://admin.fifoundry.net/post-university
2) Click on “Student/Associate Faculty Login”
3) Login with your student credentials and check your assignments

Upcoming Themes

Week 10: Job Market (Nov 2 – 8)

Week 11: Career Trend Analysis (Nov 9 – 15)

Week 12: Goal Setting & Motivation (Nov 16 – 22)

Week 13: Financial Success (Nov 23 – 29)

Week 14: Decision Making (Nov 30 – Dec 6)

Week 15: (Dec 7 – 13)

Week 16: Meeting Goals & Personal Reflection (Dec 14 – 18)

Fall 2020 Orientation Experience – Past Events

Week 8: Sense of Pride & School Spirit (Oct 19 – 25)

Week 8: Sense of Pride & School Spirit (Oct 19 – 25)

Login and complete the Week 8 Training by Sunday, October 25 (expected completion time is 10 minutes).
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Week 7: Academic Success (October 12 – 18)

Week 7: Academic Success (October 12 – 18)

Login and complete the Week 7 Training by Sunday, October 18 (expected completion time is 10 minutes).
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Week 6: Career Exploration & Goal Setting (October 5 – 11)

Week 6: Career Exploration & Goal Setting (October 5 – 11)

Login and complete the Week 6 Training by Sunday, October 11 (expected completion time is 10 minutes).
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Week 5: Teamwork & Diversity (Sept 28 – Oct 4)

Week 5: Teamwork & Diversity (Sept 28 – Oct 4)

Login and complete the Week 5 Training by Sunday, October 4 (expected completion time is 15 minutes).
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Week 4: Time Management (Sept 21 – 27)

Week 4: Time Management (Sept 21 – 27)

Login and complete the Week 4 Training by Sunday, September 27 (expected completion time is 10 minutes).
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Week 3: Managing Stress (Sept 14 – 18)

Week 3: Managing Stress (Sept 14 – 20)

Login and complete the Week 3 Training by Sunday, September 20, 2020.

To access Week #3 Training:
1) Navigate to https://admin.fifoundry.net/post-university
2) Click on “Student/Associate Faculty Login”
3) Login with your student credentials

Week 2: "Building Relationships and Getting Involved" (September 8-13)

Week 2: “Building Relationships and Getting Involved” (September 8-13)

Login and complete the Week 2 Training by Sunday, September 13 (expected completion time is 10 minutes).
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Week 1: Welcome Week/Sense of Belonging & Feeling Welcome (Aug 31 – Sept 7)

Week 1: Welcome Week/Sense of Belonging & Feeling Welcome (Aug 31 – Sept 7)

Login and complete the Week 1 Training by Monday, September 7 (expected completion time is 10 minutes).
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Living Your Best Virtual Life, Orientation Weekend Aug 29-30

Living My Best Virtual Life: Orientation Weekend August 29 & 30

All new students are expected to participate in two days of of Orientation Weekend’s virtual activities. We’ll guide you through the steps to make your virtual semester flawless…and it all starts with your virtual Convocation Ceremony! Check your emails inbox regularly for more information.

RSVP by date has past.

Saturday, August 29th

  • 9 a.m. – 10 a.m. / Last minute file completions (FA/AC) – Check In
  • 10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.– Post University 2020 Virtual Convocation Ceremony
  • 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. – Ice Breakers and “Who Are You?” Bingo
  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. – Lunch Delivery
  • 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. –  PARENTS: Parent Panel
  • 1 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. – STUDENTS: Campus and Internet Safety Experience
  • 2 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. – Campus Experience Tours / Access
  • 2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. – Community Leader Meet & Greet
  • 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. – Evening Event / Illusionist

Sunday, August 30th

  • 9:00 a.m. – Check In
  • 9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. – Blackboard Tutorial
  • 10:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. – Community & Wellness Experience / Tour Post Services
  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. – Lunch Delivery
  • 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. – PlayFair
  • 2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. – “Locking In What You’ve Learned”
  • 3 p.m. – 5 p.m. –  Optional Drop In with the Community Leaders / Lounge Chat- “What’s on Your Mind?”
  • 7 p.m. – “Free Money Game Show”

 

Questions?  Email studentlife@post.edu or postadmissions@post.edu.

Virtual Semester Introductory Experience Aug 24-28

Student and Swoop

Welcome to Post: A Self-led Experience August 24-28

The Fall 2020 Virtual Semester Experience will be new, exciting, and challenging for all Post students. To assist our campus students, Post University has created a self-led Virtual Semester Introductory Experience.

The Experience is now available, you may access it and then complete the seven units at your own pace. Please note you will need to enter your student id number when logging into the Experience.

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The entire Experience should take you approximately 45 minutes. You are expected to complete the Experience between Monday, August 24 and Friday, August 28 at 8 p.m. EST.

Ready Eagle One Week Aug 17-21

Ready Eagle One Week

Orientation Weekend is just around the corner! While you enjoy the last days of summer take a look at the resources below and find out what you’ll need to prepare for your semester, connect with fellow Eagles, and get ready for an extraordinary virtual experience!

We strongly encourage you to participate, as each activity is planned to connect you with the Post community while getting to know your fellow new students.

Daily Social Challenges

Be Creative!  Post a picture or video for each day’s theme on Instagram and Facebook, and tag us: @postuniversity / #eaglesweek2020.

  • 8/17 Favorite summer/quarantine activity
  • 8/18 Introduce your family, friends, pets, roommates
  • 8/19 Hobby Time: What makes you happy?
  • 8/20 Favorite Quarantine Meal
  • 8/21 Eagle Pride! Show us you in your purple and orange Post Gear, somewhere fun!

Virtual Events

Three activities just for you…check your email inbox regularly for more information!

  • 8/18 Check Your Tech Tuesday (sign in for one of these sessions using our Microsoft Teams platform, and we’ll make sure your audio and video is working before Orientation Weekend arrives.)
    • 1 p.m. EST
    • 2 p.m. EST
    • 6 p.m. EST
  • 8/19 Paint Night – Advance registration has closed for this event, but more will be planned this year.
  • 8/20 Movie Watch Party – “Ready Player One” (2018 / PG-13) at 8 p.m. EST
    • Sponsored by the Post Student Government Association
    • When the creator of a virtual reality called the OASIS dies, he makes a posthumous challenge to all OASIS users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune and control of his world.  Directed by Steven Spielberg.
    • Pre-register by emailing jterlaga@post.edu.
New & Returning Student Checklist

New & Returning Student Checklist

In order to be prepared for success in your virtual classes, it is important to complete all of the items on the New & Returning Student Checklist. If there is anything that you are unsure of or do not know how to complete, please call 203.568.1652 and a member of your student experience team will assist you.

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