Discovery Days

Welcome all new students to Cheyney University's Discovery Days. Discovery Days is designed to assist you as you transition to college and familiarize you with the collegiate environment.

During Discovery Day's you will:

  • Recieve your class schedule
  • Learn how to navigate the Cheyney Portal
  • Find your way around
  • Meet members of your Learning Community
  • Learn about campus resources
  • Particpate in academic & social activities
     

Time:
Day 1
Wednesday, August 22nd (A-M)
Thursday, August 23rd (N-Z)
Location:
8:00 AM – 4:00 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
Various departments or offices
 
Assigned Residence Hall
6:00 – 9:00 PM
Wednesday Afternoon Activities
Cheyney University Intramurals-Activities offered fall 2012
Fitness Center Tour
Marcus Foster Student Union
 
Thursday, August 23rd
 
9:00 AM – 10:30 AM (A-G)
 
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM (H-M)
Thursday 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.
6:00 PM
Alumni Welcome Ceremony
Ada George’s Dinning Hall
8:00 PM
Residence Hall Meetings
An informative meeting where you will learn the ropes about life in your residence halls-policies, procedures, and meet resident hall staff.
Assigned Residential halls
Time:
Day 2: Friday August 24th
Location:
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM
Breakfast with Student Leader
Meet your student leader who will serve as your official guide and first point of contact through all Discovery Days events and activities.
Ada George’s Dinning Hall
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Welcome o Cheyney University Class of 2016
Official Greetings from President Howard-Vital and SGCA Officers
DSS Auditorium
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Transitioning to College and Course Schedule Review
Guidance and Counseling
DSS Auditorium
11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
D2L Introductory Workshop
Office of General Education
DSS Auditorium
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM
Lunch
Ada George’s Dining Hall
1:30 PM – 3:00 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
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
New Student Welcome Cookout
President’s Lawn
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Fitness Activity
3 on 3 Basketball Tournament
Fitness Center
Double Dutch
Open Gym Basketball
Coed Dodge Ball or Kick Ball
Outside Basketball Courts
 
Marcus Foster
 
Small Courts – Cope Hall
9:00 PM
Residence Hall Meetings
An informative meeting where you will learn the ropes about life in your residence halls-policies, procedures, and meet resident hall staff.
Assigned Residential Halls
Time:
Day 3: Saturday August 25th
Location:
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM
Breakfast with Student Leader
Ada George’s Dinning Hall
9:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Cheyney Day of Service
Historic Mount Moriah Cemetery – Philadelphia, PA
Community, Youth & Women’s Alliance (CYMA) – Coatesville, PA
5:00 PM – 6:30 PM
Dinner in Dinning Hall
Ada Geoge’s Dinning Hall
7:30 PM – 9:30 PM
Open Mic
Marcus Foster
10:00 PM
Residence Hall Activity
Assigned Residential Hall
Time:
Day 4: Sunday, August 26th
Location:
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM
Inspirational Hour
An inclusive, inspirational, soul stirring worship and praise experience
Vaux-Logan Auditorium
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Sunday Brunch
Ada George’s Dinning Hall
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Find your classes/prepare for Monday
Meet in front of Ada George’s Dinning Hall