Ventura College 2019 New Student Expo

Ventura College 2019 New Student Expo


The First Year Experience is designed to help first time college students transition to college life. The New Student Expo is a one day conference-style orientation, including break-out sessions, created for you to meet students, professional staff, learn about campus services, and get prepared for the first day of school. RSVP for one our 3 scheduled events on August 8, 12, or 13.


Guiding First Year Pirates to Success Through Hands-on Connection with Our Staff & Faculty




Expo Program


12:30pm – Check-In at the Ventura College Performing Arts Center


1:00p – Welcome & Intro to First Year Experience 


1:45pm– Identifying workshops for the day


2:15p – Workshop Session #1 (45 min)


3:00p – Break & Transition to 2nd workshop


3:15p – Workshop Session #2 (45 min)


4:00p – Break & Transition to 3rd workshop


4:15p – Workshop Session #3 (45 min)


5:00p – Integrating


5:30p – Wrap-Up/Survey


6:00p – Get Ahead (IDs, Find Classes, etc) [Optional]


6:00p – Parent Sessions (English & Spanish)


Expo Workshops-You can choose 3 of the following


1. Managing Your Money, Beyond the FAFSA 


2. How to Slay Your Grades with Academic Support 


3. Academic Counseling Course, The Prequel 


4. University Transfer 101 


5. Finding Your Career, It Starts Today 


6. Life as a Pirate 


7. How to Succeed as a College Student 


8. Campus Tour, Find Your Classes


Free parking in the East lot. 


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