164 Coupling New Student Orientation with Financial Aid and Financial Literacy

Monday, July 11, 2016: 11:00 AM-12:00 PM
Delaware Suite (Marriott Wardman Park)
Session Type: Interest Sessions
Track: Enrollment & Retention Track
Subcategories: Financial Literacy, Enrollment Management and Consumer Information and Customer Service
Audience: All
Credit Type: Credit Hours and Clock Hours
School Type: All Schools
An effective orientation is vitally important to ensure a successful transition occurs for new students. Understanding and experiencing the culture of the school, getting to know and meeting other students, and setting the stage for a proper beginning of the collegiate experience are all important factors that enable students to be successful. Where do financial literacy and financial aid fit into this experience? Hear and discuss the proper understanding of the information needed, of the support and resources available, and navigating the orientation experience—and how to complete it by incorporating financial aid information and financial literacy.
Ron Day (Kennesaw State University)
Sarah E Baumhoff (Kennesaw State University)
Jake Gross (Kennesaw State University)
Ron Day (Kennesaw State University)