Beginning the Journey Webinar Series 2022

Spring 2022 Webinar Series

Tuesday, April 5th at 7:30pm
Academic and Co-Curricular Success at CSB/SJU: The Liberal Arts Advantage
Curious what your coursework will be like as a CSB/SJU student? Wondering how your experience at CSB/SJU will set you apart from others? As a liberal arts and sciences institution, our curriculum encourages students to think deeply, embrace differences, engage globally, serve graciously, and live courageously. This session will provide an overview of our Integrations Curriculum, what your course schedule is like your first semester, and support you’ll receive from First-Year eXperience. In addition, learn about our numerous co-curricular opportunities that will help you “level up” your college experience!

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Tuesday, April 12th at 7:30pm 
Involvement at CSB/SJU: Making the Most of your Four Years at CSB/SJU
Student life is vital to our sense of community at CSB/SJU! From student organizations and athletics, to campus ministry and leadership development, find out how you can get involved and make the most out of your college experience!

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Tuesday, April 19th at 7:30pm 
Get Excited: Introduction to the Residential Experience at CSB/SJU 
CSB/SJU take pride in being residential campuses and celebrating the Benedictine Value of Community Living! This webinar will provide an overview of our Residential Experience, from the housing selection process to preparing for move-in!

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Tuesday, April 26th at 7:30pm
Registering for Classes: An Overview of Academic Advising and Other Resources 
The big questions that are on every new students’ mind: What classes am I taking next Fall? What do I do if I need help with a class? Have no fear, Academic Advising (and numerous other academic support services) are here! This session will cover the basics of advising, course registration for first-year students, and academic support services – like tutoring and accessibility services – that are available to ensure your success!

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June 15th: Launch of “Beginning the Journey” New Student Orientation courseAll incoming first-year students are enrolled in “Beginning the Journey” through CSB/SJU’s learning management system called Canvas. Students gain access to this free course via their CSB/SJU email. Timely information is released every few weeks throughout the summer months leading up to New Student Orientation in late August. In addition, a bi-weekly newsletter also is published to help students and their families remember important dates and keep track of information.

Summer 2022 Webinar Series

Tuesday, June 21st at 7:30pm
Financial Literacy at CSB/SJU: Financial Aid, Student Employment, and Other Resources
Your CSB/SJU education is a major investment in yourself! We are here to help you understand that investment from financial aid and student accounts, to finding a job on campus or purchasing books for class.

Tuesday, June 28th at 7:30 pm
Academic and Co-Curricular Success at CSB/SJU: The Liberal Arts Advantage*
Curious what your coursework will be like as a CSB/SJU student? Wondering how your experience at CSB/SJU will set you apart from others? As a liberal arts and sciences institution, our curriculum encourages students to think deeply, embrace differences, engage globally, serve graciously, and live courageously. This session will provide an overview of our Integrations Curriculum, what your course schedule is like your first semester, and support you’ll receive from First-Year eXperience. In addition, learn about our numerous co-curricular opportunities that will help you “level up” your college experience!

*Please note this session is a repeat of the session offered in April*

Tuesday, July 19th at 7:30pm
Preparing for Your New Home at CSB/SJU
In just a little over a month, CSB/SJU will be your new home! Whenever you move somewhere new, you need to get familiar with the basics! This session will provide an overview of academic and campus life, housing, health services, safety, and dining.

Tuesday, August 2nd at 7:30pm
Getting Ready for CSB/SJU: A Final Checklist 
Orientation is a just a few weeks away! This session will walk you through a final “To-Do” list to make sure you are ready to arrive on campus for move-in. Get a sneak preview of Orientation weekend, opportunities and resources to take advantage of, and last-minute reminders about housing, academics, and technology.