Discovery Days Activities

August 23, 2012

Welcome all new students to Cheyney University's Discovery Days. Discovery Days are planned to assist your transition to college and familiarize you with the college environment.

During Discovery Days you will:

•Recieve your class schedule
•Learn how to navigate the Cheyney Portal
•Find your way around campus
•Meet members of your Learning Community
•Learn about campus resources
•Particpate in academic & social activities
 Wednesday, August 22 (A-M)
Thursday, August 23 (N-Z)

8 AM – 4 PM Check/Move in

Complete the final steps in your enrollment process.
Move into your room if you plan to live on campus.
Make sure you have turned in your health forms and official final high school transcript and satisfied all of your financial obligations to the University departments or offices.
Assigned Residence Hall
6 – 9 PM Wednesday Afternoon Activities
Cheyney University Intramurals-Activities offered Fall 2012
Fitness Center Tour Marcus Foster Student Union

Thursday, August 23 
9 – 10:30 AM (A-G) / 11 AM – 12 PM (H-M)

Morning Workshops
IT Workshop - During this time you will learn how to navigate the Cheyney portal Vaux-Logan Building (2nd Floor) (Academic Success Center)
Student Activities will provide a shuttle to Wal-Mart for needed room items.

6 PM Alumni Welcome Ceremony Ada Georges Dining Hall

8 PM Residence Hall Meetings - Informative meetings where you will learn the ropes about life in your residence halls, ie, policies, procedures, and meet residence hall staff at assigned residence halls.

Friday August 24
8 AM – 8:45 AM Breakfast with Student Leaders Ada Georges Dinning Hall
Student leaders will be your official guides and first point of contact through all Discovery Days events and activities. 

9 – 10 AM Welcome  Cheyney University Class of 2016
Official Greetings from President Howard-Vital and SGCA Officers DSS Auditorium

10 – 11 AM Transitioning to College and Course Schedule Review
Guidance and Counseling DSS Auditorium

11 AM – 12 PM D2L Introductory Workshop
Office of General Education DSS Auditorium

12 PM – 1:30 PM Lunch Ada Georges Dining Hall

1:30 PM – 3 PM Learning Community Meetings
Enjoy meeting your fellow classmates and begin building your Cheyney community -
Various campus wide assignments

3:15 PM – 4:45 PM Student Code of Conduct and Classroom Etiquette Workshop - What we hope you brought with you and what we hope you left at home - Vaux-Logan Auditorium

5 – 6:30 PM New Student Welcome Cookout - President’s Lawn

7 PM – 9 PM Fitness Activity
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Fitness Center
Double Dutch
Open Gym Basketball
Coed Dodge Ball or Kick Ball Outside Basketball Courts
Small Courts – Cope Hall

9 PM Residence Hall Meetings - An informative meeting where you will learn about life in your residence halls-policies, procedures, and meet residence hall staff -  Assigned Residential Halls

Saturday August 25
8 – 8:45 AM Breakfast with Student Leader - Ada Georges Dinning Hall

9 AM – 4 PM Cheyney Day of Service Historic Mount Moriah Cemetery – Philadelphia, PA
Community, Youth & Women’s Alliance (CYMA) – Coatesville, PA
5 – 6:30 PM Dinner in Dinning Hall Ada Georges Dinning Hall

7:30 – 9:30 PM Open Mic Marcus Foster

10 PM Residence Hall Activity Assigned Residential Hall

Sunday, August 26
9:30 – 11 AM Inspirational Hour
An inclusive, inspirational, soul stirring worship and praise experience Vaux-Logan Auditorium


11:30 AM – 1 PM Sunday Brunch Ada Georges Dinning Hall

1 – 2 PM Find your classes/prepare for Monday - meet in front of Ada Georges Dining Hall