FLOWB 1 2016
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Assistant Director of Orientation & New Student Programs
Assistant Director of Extended Orientation & Transition Programs
Administrative Professional Senior
Assistant Dean of Students & Director of New Student & Sophomore Programs
Extended Orientation Intern
FASET Logistics Intern
Kermit and Griffin
FASET Cabinet Committees
Training & Leadership: Allison Riley & Bailey Little
Membership: Ali Azadi & Bryn Thornburgh
Programming: Erika Clasby & Rachel Gilmore
Information & Logistics: Kate Ford & Ellen Min
Community Development: Azka Naiz & Diego Bravo
Training & Leadership Responsibilities
-Leader training & retreat
-Comprehensive small group curriculum
-Coordinate mentor teams
-Recruit FASET Leader staff
-Leader Social activities
Information & Logistics Responsibilities
-Maintain FASET storage
-Organize check-in, logistics, nametags
Community Development Responsibilites
-Freshman class t-shirt
-Recruitment and sponsorship of FASET program
-Opportunities @ Tech and Marketplace
-GT Life Skits
What does FASET stand for?
Familiarization and Adaptation to the Surroundings and Environs of Tech
How long has FASET been around Georgia Tech?
• 1971- FASET Orientation for new students was created by Dean Dull (Dean of Students)
• 2008- FASET Orientation adds a comprehensive parent track to the program
How has FASET Staff changed through the years?
• FASET Cabinet used to be called the Core Group, and then the FASET Council
• Cabinet used to consist of 26 members, then 12, and is currently 10
• Leader staff used to be much greater in number (120-160) until it was cut down (around 85) How has the program changed?
• FASET used to be a 2.5 day program and had four sessions
• In the mid 1990‛s, it was changed to a 1.5 day program for cost reasons
First-Year FASET Dates
Summer First-Year: June 15-16
Fall First-Year 1: July 7-8
Fall First-Year 2: July 18-19
Fall First-Year 3: July 21-22
Fall First-Year 4: July 28-29
Fall First-Year 5: August 1-2
Fall First-Year 6: August 14-15
Fall Fist-Year 7: August 16-17
Transfer FASET Dates
Summer Transfer: May 12
Fall Transfer 1: July 25-26
Fall Transfer 2: August 18
The Office of New Student & Sophomore Programs fosters the successful transition and engagement of new and continuing students into the Georgia Tech community.
NSSP will be leaders in the field of orientation, retention, and transition services. Through innovative initiatives and leadership opportunities, NSSP will empower students to become impactful leaders in their communities locally, nationally, and globally.
New Student Convocation
Open to all incoming students and their families, New Student Convocation is a ceremony to honor a new beginning. Convocation will be held Sunday, August 21, at 5:00 p.m. at McCamish Pavilion. Convocation is a ritual that signals the beginning of a college career. It is also the first time the New Students of 2016 and their families are welcomed to the academic community.
Welcome Home Month
It offers a great time to learn about academic opportunities, student organizations, and other campus involvement opportunities. Last year‛s Welcome Home Month included a pep rally, concert, and Georgia Tech Night at Six Flags!
Week packed with fun activities, departmental receptions, campus information, chances to meet other students, and opportunities to learn about the hundreds of ways to get involved on campus.
In collaboration with campus departments and academic units, the Office of New Student and Sophomore Programs offers programs and services to support sophomore success and meet the unique needs of students during this critical academic transition.
NSSP extended orientation. Led by a group of upperclassmen leaders, students will participate in small group discussions, team activities and competitions, specialized leadership development sessions, and an opportunity to start connecting with their fellow Yellow Jackets. Encourage all students to sign up to benefit from this amazing experience! Dates: August 11-13, 2016. Fee: $200.
(make sure you know date and fees!!)
Vice President for Student Life and Dean of Students
Rafael L. Bras
Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs
G. P. "Bud" Peterson
President of Georgia Tech
Archie W. Ervin
Vice President for Institute Diversity
SGA President and Vice President
_____________________ no more Jen and Jeff
Majors: COLLEGE OF ARCHITECTURE
Majors: COLLEGE OF COMPUTING
-Computational Media (Interdisciplinary with IAC )
Majors: COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING
-Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering
-Materials Science and Engineering
-Nuclear and Radiological Engineering
Majors: SCHELLER COLLEGE OF BUSINESS
Majors: IVAN ALLEN COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS
-Applied Language and Intercultural Studies
-Computational Media (Interdisciplinary with COC)
-Economics and International Affairs
-Global Economics and Modern Languages
-History, Technology, and Society
-International Affairs and Modern Language
-Literature, Media, and Communication
Majors: COLLEGE OF SCIENCES
-Earth and Atmospheric Sciences
Engineering Rankings: US News & World Report
#1 Industrial Engineering
#2 Aerospace Engineering
#2 Mechanical Engineering
#3 Biomedical Engineering
#3 Civil Engineering
#4 Electrical Engineering
#6 Chemical Engineering
#6 Computer Engineering
#6 Environmental Engineering
#7 Materials Science & Engineering
#7 Public University in the nation
The Georgia Tech Honors Program combines the challenging academic standards of one of the world's finest research universities with the closer student-faculty connections one might expect to find at smaller colleges.
**Important for you to know: All first-years who started in Summer or Fall are given the option to apply for the Honors Program Midterm Acceptance Period. Early in their first Fall semester at Georgia Tech, these students will receive information on applying for Spring Semester entrance into the Honors Program.
Recipients are selected based upon holistic excellence and potential within the program's four pillars: Scholarship, Leadership, Progress, and Service.
Approximately 40 total students will be awarded (20 Georgians and 20 residents of other states)
Stamps Leadership Scholars
Top 10-12 President's Scholars (typically 5-6 Georgia residents and 5-6 non-
residents) are designated as Penelope W. and E. Roe Stamps IV Leadership Scholars.
Where is the office of the Registrar located?
Tech Tower; Room 104
What are the Office of Registrar‛s hours?
What can the office of the Registrar help students with?
-Change of Major after classes begin on August 22nd
-Transfer Credit/AP Credit Evaluation
What are the most common reasons for registration holds?
-Lawful Presence Hold
-International students have not checked in with the OIE staff. This must be done in person at the OIE office, 2nd Floor of the Savant Building.
How do students receive a time ticket?
-All students attending FASET will receive a time ticket during their FASET session to register for classes. That time ticket will remain open until midnight the day after their assigned FASET session.
-Time tickets for Phase II registration are assigned on August 12th and registration occurs August 13-26; prioritized by number of credit hours.
Phase II for Freshmen begins after FASET 7.
What is Buzzport and what does it do?
-Access to Student Account
-Access to registration
-Access to e-mail
-Access to Bursar Information
What core classes are required?
English Core: ENGL 1101 and ENGL 1102
Engineering, COA, COE, Sciences Majors: MATH 1501, MATH 1502
All other majors: Either MATH 1712 or MATH 1501
Computer Science Core: varies by college
Humanities Core: 6 hours of Humanities
What do I do if a class is full?
In order to get into a class that is already full, a student needs to first review the class and see if there is a wait-list.
If the class is using a wait-list: students may add to it if spots are available
If wait-listing is not used: students will need to request an overload.
How is a Permit different from an Overload?
A class may be restricted by major or may require other classes as prerequisites in order for the student to be allowed into the class.
Permit: Allows a student to register
Overload: A request for a seat in a full class
How do I request an Overload or a Permit?
Some overloads and permits can be submitted through OSCAR. Directions for all majors can be found in OSCAR.
What do I need to do to change my major during FASET?
Students must fill out the FASET Change of Major form. Forms are due by 8 AM on Day 2 to the FASET info table. After 8 AM students will need to see the registrar at FASET Registration and bring their change of major form.
Where can I find a Change of Major form during FASET?
Student can get a Change of Major form from the FASET info table, or by attending the Change of Major info session.
What do I need to do to change my Major After FASET?
Students can continue to change majors by contacting the Office of Undergraduate Admission until classes begin on August 22nd . Once classes begin students will change majors through the Office of the Registrar.
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