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As part of your virtual Orientation Program, we’d like to present theDish: UMD Orientation Webinar Series. This series of webinars will provide you with virtual live opportunities to learn about what it’s like to be a student at UMD, find out how you can prepare for life at UMD over the summer, and ask questions about what YOU want to know. TheDish Webinar Series will be recorded and available to watch in your Online Orientation Course as well as on the Family + Guest portal within a week after the event.

Date Time Title  
July 7, 2022 4:00-5:00 pm Being Bulldogs UMD Student Panel Register
July 12, 2022 3:00-4:00 pm Living On Campus: Basics in Room Decorating & Packing Register
July 13, 2022 4:00-5:00 pm Navigating Financial Aid at UMD Register
July 19, 2022 3:00-4:00 pm What’s Next? How to Thrive in Your First Semester Register
July 20, 2022 3:00-4:00 pm A Guide to Room & Roommate Assignments Register
July 26, 2022 4:00-5:00 pm Understanding your final financial aid package and student account billing and payment options Register
July 27, 2022 4:00-5:00 pm Being Bulldogs UMD Student Panel Register
July 28, 2022 3:00-4:00 pm UMD Housing & Residence Life - Move In Guide Register

 

Presentation Details:

Being Bulldogs UMD Student Panel

Description:  During this 45-minute panel discussion, you will have the opportunity to learn from "the experts", our Orientation Leaders, current UMD Students. You will get to ask about their transition to UMD, tips and tricks they would have liked to have known as an incoming student, how to get involved, and much, much more. 

Date & Time: July 7, 2022 4:00-5:00 pm 

Presenters: Orientation Leaders (5 students)

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9npYQ1S3RHOV7e5BMC-spQ 

Living On Campus: Basics in Room Decorating & Packing

Description: Join Housing & Residence Life for our first DISH session on room decor and what to bring to college at UMD. We will be sharing more information on what comes in an apartment and residence hall room and how to make our space your new home.

Date & Time: July, 12, 2022, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Presenters: Staff from UMD Housing and Residence Life 

Audience: Student and Guests 

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_I23uhdcTSpiLgGBvdYpZvg 

Navigating Financial Aid at UMD

Description: This webinar will review applying for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and explain the four types of federal, state, and institutional financial aid: grants, scholarships, student employment, and loans. . There will be time for questions and resources provided. 

Date & Time: July, 13, 2022, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Presenters: Carl Huber, Financial Aid Educator, Bulldog Resource Center

Audience: Student and Guests 

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_9_BTElGUSn6trJHV6sCgJQ 

What’s Next? How to Thrive in Your First Semester

Description: Find out what to expect as you make the transition into college life.  Learn about the best things you can do to thrive in your 1st semester. We’ll chat about finding friends, developing a sense of purpose, and the academic strategies that successful students use.

Date & Time: July 19, 2022, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Presenters: Sue Lombardo 

Audience: Student and Guests 

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_rEbYRO0SQtCTVZAC_kTbtw 

A Guide to Room & Roommate Assignments

Description: Join Housing & Residence Life for a session on understanding your room assignment and roommate relationships. This session will be around the same time as students received their housing assignment and roommate information. We will be sharing how you can understand the information you receive and how to build a positive relationship with your roommate before move in.

Date & Time: July 20, 2022, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Presenters: Staff from UMD Housing and Residence Life 

Audience: Student and Guests 

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RpxQ7auoQ6y3joJHPU1arg 

Understanding your final financial aid offer and student account billing and payment options

Description: This webinar will be a hands-on opportunity to view the MyU account to accept/decline your financial aid, review your student account bill and mark your calendar with key payment dates. There will be time for questions and resources provided. 

Date & Time: July 26, 2022, 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Presenters: Carl Huber, Financial Aid Educator, Bulldog Resource Center

Audience: Student and Guests 

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_2lxjC1iKSqeIjOR09dTuEA 

Being Bulldogs UMD Student Panel

Description:  During this 45-minute panel discussion, you will have the opportunity to learn from "the experts", our Orientation Leaders, current UMD Students. You will get to ask about their transition to UMD, tips and tricks they would have liked to have known as an incoming student, how to get involved, and much, much more. 

Date & Time: July 27, 2022 4:00-5:00 pm 

Presenters: Orientation Leaders (5 students)

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_RsnTftmmQcS8g9MiaZ_7dQ 

UMD Housing & Residence Life - Move In Guide

Description: Join Housing & Residence Life for information about student Move In for August of 2022! We will be giving information about what you can expect on move in day and how to prepare for the big day!

Date & Time: July 28, 2022, 3:00 - 4:00 pm

Presenters: Staff from UMD Housing and Residence Life 

Audience: Student and Guests 

Registration Link: https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN__cCQ4YGVQfGqfRcd7VQZjA