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Parent and Family Schedule

WVU Tech Families

Fall 2022 Schedule
Parent & Family Orientation
Sunday, Aug. 14: 1- 4pm


11am – 2 pm

Offices Open: Take Care of Business 

11am – 1pm 

Lunch Available 
Bears Den, Lower Level of the Learning Resource Center 
Lunch is available to purchase in our Bears Den Cafeteria. Students on a meal plan may swipe to eat. 

1 – 1:30pm  

Parent and Family Orientation Check-In 
Campus Leadership Meet & Greet
Carter Hall Foyer 
The start of our official orientation program, parents and family members should check-in at Carter Hall by 1:30pm. Campus leadership will be on hand to welcome you to Tech. Desserts and snacks will be served. 

1:30pm 

Welcome to WVU Tech 
Carter Hall Auditorium 

2 – 2:45pm 

Letting Go: The College Transition 
Carter Hall Auditorium 

3 – 3:25pm 

Breakout Session 1: Select One Session to Attend 

TRIO Student Support Services and First-Generation Students 
What is a first-generation student? How does their educational career look different than their peers? Learn about the services available to first-generation students at Tech. 

The Student Success Center: Empowering and Engaging Students 
Join us to learn about the Student Success Center and all they offer: academic advisement, tutoring, accessibility services, and more. The SSC is here to help your students succeed—learn more by joining us. 

Student Health and Wellness: A Healthy Student is a Successful Student 
The WVU Tech Student Health Center provides counseling and clinic services for all students. Learn about our services and how we can help your student be a healthy, successful Golden Bear. 

The Highlights of Tech Campus Tour 
Join us on a tour of campus that will include the important highlights parents and family members may need to know. 

3:30 – 3:55pm 

Breakout Session 2: Select One Session to Attend

TRIO Student Support Services and First-Generation Students 
What is a first-generation student? How does their educational career look different than their peers? Learn about the services available to first-generation students at Tech. 

Partners in Career Development: Strategies for Families  
Join us to learn how Career Services can assist your student throughout their entire college experience and how to encourage them to utilize the tools and resources available to them for success during and after college. 

Financial Aid and Student Accounts: What You Need to Know 
FERPA. Grants. Scholarships. Guest Access. Payment Plans. Learn what these words mean (and much more) with our Financial Aid and Student Accounts staff. 

The Highlights of Tech Campus Tour 
Join us on a tour of campus that will include the important highlights parents and family members may need to know. 

4 – 4:30pm 

Ask Us Anything and Departure
Carter Hall Auditorium 
Staff will be on hand for any outstanding questions you have to wrap-up our afternoon.