Your Road to Rensselaer: Summer Webinar Schedule

Your Road to Rensselaer: Summer Webinar Schedule

Summer 2024

How to join

Please review the schedule and save the date for all webinars you wish to attend, all are scheduled for Eastern Standard Time (EST). Events are hosted on the WebEx video conferencing platform. 

All links will become available by mid-June. You can always join the event live, no registration required. After each event occurs live, a link to the recording will become available below.

After each event, please remember to take our webinar survey. 

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Your Road to Rensselaer - Kickoff and Summer Overview
Tuesday, June 18, 12:00 p.m.

Students and families will receive a comprehensive overview of the summer's activities and timeline. Led by FYE and other key partners, new students will be formally introduced to their primary resources and how to navigate the onboarding activities and systems. 

Recording now available

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Navigating Advising and Choosing the right major
Wednesday, June 26, 12:00 p.m.

Students will get an overview of our advising system at Rensselaer and what to expect for all students, regardless of major.   Learn how our advising hubs, ALAC, and your faculty are all here to support you in your academic plans. It is also normal to not have a clear idea of what you'd like to major in. This session will help you narrow or normalize your plans. 

Recording now available

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Been there, done that: Student Panel
Tuesday, July 9, 12:00 p.m.

In this panel style session, students will recount lessons learned and help you navigate things you may not be thinking about just yet, but advice they wish they knew sooner. 

Recording now available

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Been there, done that: Parent Panel
Tuesday, July 9, 12:00 p.m.

In this panel style session, parents will hear from our current parents. What successes and setbacks did their student's experience and what support did they receive while away from home for the first time. How did their relationship with their children evolve? 

Recording now available

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Understanding your bill with Financial Aid and The Bursar
Wednesday, July 17, 12:00 p.m.

With Fall 2024 eBills now available, how do I interpret my charges, set up other payers, a payment plan, or otherwise finance my balance. How does work study factor in to my total award? We'll break it all down and answer your questions. 

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Health, Counseling, and Disability Student Services
Wednesday, July 24, 12:00 p.m.

Supporting a successful experience starts with being physically and mentally healthy. Learn how our health and counseling centers support students every day, and our recommendations for parents as your students navigate being away from home. Interested in how different types of accommodations work in college? DSS will break that down as well.

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Living on Campus, Safety, Navigating Dining Halls
Wednesday, July 31, 12:00 p.m.

In this session, we are joined by the Department of Public Safety to discuss safety on campus and in the Troy community. In addition, we will discuss the backdrop of our residential student experience including Living Learning Communities, RAs, and our Student Living and Learning Team. Learn more about our dining halls, eating healthy on campus, and navigating dietary restrictions and allergies.

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Engagement on Campus
Wednesday, August 7, 12:00 p.m.

Hear from our Student Union and Fraternity and Sorority Commons who oversee 200+ student organizations, multiple facilities, programming and events. The Union is the hub on campus for getting involved, staying active, and meeting new people.

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Preparing for Your Arrival and NRB Experience
Wednesday, August 14, 12:00 p.m.

With just about a week to go, we are here to provide updates and turn your attention towards your arrival and what to expect at NRB. As always, all questions are welcome.

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