Informational Webinars

Spring Orientation Kickoff Webinars

Each virtual spring orientation session includes a live, 90 minute Orientation Kickoff Webinar. You can join the webinar through Facebook Live or YouTube. Please check back here at 5:30pm on the day of your scheduled virtual orientation session.

Next Virtual Orientation Kickoff Webinar

Tuesday, December 1 @ 5:30 - 7:00pm

Join Webinar: Facebook :: YouTube
 

Post Webinar Resources: Financial Aid, Academic Advising, Housing, and Auxiliary Services

Previously Recorded

During Summer 2020, VSU staff, faculty, and students met virtually in live webinars and Q&As to cover information about campus and becoming a Blazer. While this information will be covered in your orientation session, please feel free to watch the recordings of these informational webinars.

See below for links to specific topics, or check out our YouTube playlist for all of the videos together: View the Playlist on YouTube

Career Opportunities Orientation Webinar :: Visit Link
Thursday, August 6, 2020 :: 2pm

Join us for a Q&A with Ms. Carla Carter Jordan Interim Director of Career Opportunities at Valdosta State, as we discuss all of your questions related to internships and career exploration. ASL Interpreting will be provided.


Ask Us Anything: Honors College & Exploratory Studies Orientation Leaders :: Visit Link
Thursday, July 30, 2020 :: 2pm

Join the Honors College and Exploratory OLs (Kayla and Kaiya) to ask questions about VSU from the student perspective. Find out how they got involved and ask for tips on being successful in and out of classes. ASL interpreting will be provided.


Ask Us Anything: College of the Arts Orientation Leaders :: Visit Link
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 :: 2pm

Join the COA OLs (Jasmine and Maisy) to ask questions about VSU from the student perspective. Find out how they got involved and ask for tips on being successful in and out of classes. ASL interpreting will be provided.


Odum Library Orientation :: Visit Link
Monday, July 27, 2020 :: 2pm

Odum Library is a popular place on campus. Join us to learn all that they have to offer - I bet it is more than you think! ASL interpreting will be provided.


Ask Us Anything: College of Business Administration Orientation Leaders :: Visit Link
Wednesday, July 22, 2020 :: 2pm

Join the COBA OLs (Ashley, Maisy, and Michael) to ask questions about VSU from the student perspective. Find out how they got involved and ask for tips on being successful in and out of classes. ASL interpreting will be provided.


Ask Us Anything: College of Humanities and Social Sciences Orientation Leaders :: Visit Link
Monday, July 20, 2020 :: 2pm

Join the COHSS OLs (Kaiya, Georgia, Brendan, and Lauren) to ask questions about VSU from the student perspective. Find out how they got involved and ask for tips on being successful in and out of classes. ASL interpreting will be provided.


 Ask Us Anything: College of Education and Human Services Orientation Leaders :: Visit Link
Tuesday, July 21, 2020 :: 2pm

Join the COEHS OLs (Jerica, Mya, and Dylan) to ask questions about VSU from the student perspective. Find out how they got involved and ask for tips on being successful in and out of classes. ASL interpreting will be provided.ASL interpreting will be provided.


 Ask Us Anything: College of Science and Math Orientation Leaders :: Visit Link                                         Thursday, July 9, 2020 :: 1pm

Join the COSM OLs (Michele, Kyiana, Kaynal, and Michael) to ask questions about VSU from the student perspective. Find out how they got involved and ask for tips on being successful in and out of classes. ASL interpreting will be provided.


Ask Us Anything: College of Nursing & Health Sciences Orientation Leaders :: Visit Link                        Wednesday, July 8, 2020 :: 2pm

Join the CONHS OLs (Sylvia, Alexis, and Ally) to ask questions about VSU from the student perspective. Find out how they got involved and ask for tips on being successful in and out of classes. ASL interpreting will be provided.


VSU Student Life :: Visit Link
Friday, June 26, 2020 :: 2pm

Join John Wright from our Student Life office to hear about all of the fun organizations and activities that VSU has for you. ASL Interpreting will be provided.


Information Technology :: Visit Link
Thursday, June 18, 2020

Join Gary Miller and Benjamin Li from our Information Technology department to learn about IT resources for VSU students. ASL Interpreting will be provided.


Fraternity & Sorority Life at VSU :: Visit Link
Thursday, June 11, 2020

Join us for a Q&A with Madison Beaumarchais, leader of Greek Life programs at Valdosta State, as we discuss all of your questions for fraternity and sorority programs at the university. ASL Interpreting will be provided.


Meet the Honors College :: Visit Link
Tuesday, June 9, 2020 

Join Dr. Mike Savoie, Dean of the Honors College, to learn more about Honors at VSU. ASL Interpreting will be provided.


Ask Us Anything: The VSU Parent Panel :: Visit Link
May 28, 2020           

We'll bring leaders from across campus; you bring your questions! This is a family favorite at VSU Orientations, so be sure to join us. ASL Interpreting is provided.


Meet your Teammates: Academic Advising & Registering for Classes :: Visit Link
May 18, 2020

Learn how professional academic advising partners with students to navigate the collegiate pathway. The relationship begins this summer as advisors work with students to create semester course schedules. ASL interpreting is provided.


The Valdosta State Experience :: Dr. Rodney Carr, VP of Student Success and VSU parent :: Visit Link
May 18, 2020

Hear what the VSU experience looks like from Dr. Rodney Carr, VSU alumnus, VP of Student Success, and VSU parent.


Housing 101: Living on Campus :: Visit Link
May 20, 2020

Join us for a Housing and Residence Life overview for first year students, featuring Dr. Zduy Chu and Jennifer Shinpaugh. ASL Interpreting will be provided.


Financial Aid 101 :: Visit Link
May 21, 2020

Financial Aid 101 for Parents and Students, featuring assistant director Chad Daugherty. We'll discuss scholarships, FAFSA, types of aid, and more. ASL Interpreting will be provided


Auxiliary Services 101: Parking, Dining, Textbooks, and more :: Visit Link
Friday, May 22, 20200

Our auxiliary services team will discuss the operations and services provided for students, including parking, transportation, dining, textbook programs, bookstore, OneCard services, and more. Shannon McGee and Lynn Darsey will present.  ASL Interpreting will be provided.


Campus Safety Resources :: Visit Link
Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The safety of our students is our first priority. Join our campus safety and information technology teams for an overview of campus safety programs, and be sure to bring your questions. ASL Interpreting will be provided. 


Blazer Wellness :: Watch on Facebook :: Watch on YouTube

Wednesday, June 17, 2020 :: 2pm

A healthy Blazer is a successful Blazer. Join Dr. Tricia Hale and Nicole Foster from our Counseling and Student Health centers as we discuss services and opportunities for mental and physical wellness at VSU. ASL Interpreting will be provided.

 

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