Summer Preview

Summer Preview

Grove City College welcomes incoming freshmen students for Summer Preview events on June 17, 20 and 24, 2016.


8-8:30 a.m.

Registration: Pew Fine Arts Center – Pastries, Juice, Coffee and Tea
     • Staff available to receive completed documents (Financial Aid, Health forms, etc.)

ID Photo: HAL Atrium

8:30-9:45 a.m.

Welcome: Sarah Gibbs, Director of Admissions; President Paul J. McNulty '80

Student Life and Learning: Larry Hardesty, Vice President for Student Life and Learning

Welcome Week and OB: T. Scott Gordon, Director of Student Activities

Break:  Commuters go to Memorial Room

Residence Life: Lyndsay Grimm, Director of Residence Life

Commuter Life: Joe Cirelli, Assistant Director of Residence Life

Telos Leadership Institute: Eric Phillips, Director of Student Leadership Development

Academic Policies: Dr. John Inman, Vice President for Enrollment Services and Registrar

10-10:50 a.m.

Academic Conferences by Department: Hall of Arts and Letters (HAL)
     • Please see list of assigned locations in your packet
     • Department representatives will be available until 11:15 a.m.

11-11:30 a.m.

Secondary Education Major Breakout Session: HAL 109
     • Please attend the academic conference that addresses your content area before attending

11:15 a.m.-12 p.m.

     • For Parents Only – “Transition” Ketler Auditorium, Pew Fine Arts Center
     • For Students Only – “Meet Your Class” Student Mixer at Breen Student Union
     • Students who have not yet had their ID Photo taken can do so in the HAL Atrium

12-12:50 p.m.

Lunch: available in MAP Cafeteria
     • Please feel free to go to any one of the four serving areas upon entering
     • ID Photo – HAL Atrium

1-1:30 p.m.

Chapel and Campus Ministries: Pew Fine Arts Center,  Ketler Auditorium,
     • Dr. Stanley Keehlwetter, Dean of the Chapel
     • Devi Wintrode, Director of Campus Ministries

Academic Support
     • Kathy Leonard,  Director of Campus Advising
     • Amanda McCreadie '04, Enrollment Coordinator

1:40-2:10 p.m.

     • For Students Only Peer Panel Discussion: Pew Recital Hall   
     • For Parents Only – Coffee Reception, Pew Exhibit Area
          Visit the Bookstore or campus offices.

2:20-2:35 p.m.

Student Accounts and Financial Aid: Kris Deemer, Assistant Director of Financial Services; Tom Ball ‘88, Director or Financial Aid

2:35-3:15 p.m.

     • IT Program and Services: Dr. Vincent DiStasi ’88, Vice President and CIO
     • Career Services: Dr. Jim Thrasher ’80, Director of Career Services
     • Closing Prayer: Dr. Stanley Keehlwetter, Dean of the Chapel

3:15-4 p.m.

Individual and Optional Activities:
     • Student Life and Learning: Breen Student Union, 2nd Floor
     • Registrar’s Office: Crawford Hall, Lower Level
     • Student Accounts: Financial Services Office, Crawford Hall, 2nd Floor
     • Financial Aid: Crawford Hall, Lower Level
     • College Bookstore: Breen Student Union, 1st Floor (open until 5 p.m.)
     • Academic Resource Center: Crawford Hall, Lower Level
     • Athletic Coaches (as available): Physical Learning Center
     • Meet with Music Faculty: Pew Fine Arts Center
           Instrumental Ensembles (Bands and Orchestras) Room 106
           Private Lessons – Room 126
           Choir – Room 137
     • Campus Tour: Meet in Pew Fine Arts Center lobby directly following the program
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Office of International Education

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