Summer Preview

Summer Preview

Grove City College welcomes incoming freshmen students for Summer Preview events on June 20, 23 and 27. The schedule for each day is listed below.

8-8:30 a.m.

Registration: Pew Fine Arts Center
     • Staff available to receive completed documents (Financial Aid, Health forms, etc.)

8:30-9:50 a.m.

Welcome: Sarah Gibbs, Director of Admissions

Presidential Welcome: Dr. Richard Jewell ’67, President

Student Life and Learning: Larry Hardesty, Vice President for Student Life and Learning; T. Scott Gordon, Director of Student Activitie

Break:  Commuters go to Memorial Room

Jamie Swank, Director of Residence Life  OR  John Coyne, to discuss Commuter Life

Commuters return

Registrar & Enrollment Services:
     • Academic Policies: Dr. John Inman, Vice President of Enrollment Services
     • Freshman Survey: Amanda McCreadie ‘03, Enrollment Coordinator
     • Academic Advising: Kathy Leonard, Director of Academic Advising

10:05-10:50 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

11-11:45 a.m.

     • For Parents Only – “Transition” Ketler Auditorium, Pew Fine Arts Center
     • For Students Only – “Meet Your Class” Student Mixer at Breen Student Union
Please feel free to address the following before heading to the Student Union:
     • Staff from the Registrar’s Office will be available to discuss your course schedules if you have questions: Hall of Arts and Letters Atrium
     • Math and/or Foreign Language placement:  Students questioning which level of math or foreign language course to take may stop by HAL 214 to ask questions regarding Math and HAL 204 to ask questions regarding Foreign Languages
     • Students who have not yet had their ID Photo taken can do so in the HAL Atrium

11:45-12:45 p.m.

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

1:05-1:35 p.m.

Chapel and Campus Ministries: Ketler Auditorium, Pew Fine Arts
ChapelDr. Stanley Keehlwetter, Dean of the Chapel

Campus Ministry: Devi Wintrode, Director of Campus Ministries

Student Leadership: David Impellizzeri, Director of Student Leadership

1:45-2:15 p.m.

     • For Students Only Peer Panel Discussion: Pew Recital Hall   
     • For Parents Only – Q & A Panel: Ketler Auditorium, Pew Fine Arts
          Ask questions to representatives from Student Life, Financial Aid, the Bookstore, Campus Safety, the Registrar’s Office, Residence Life, etc.

2:25-2:40 p.m.

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

2:40-3:10 p.m.

Tablet PC Information: Dr. Vincent DiStasi ’88, Vice-President and CIO

Career Services: Dr. Jim Thrasher ’80, Director of Career Services

3:15-4 p.m.

Individual and Optional Activities:
     • Stop by Student Life and Learning with individual questions: Office of Student Life and
     • Learning, 2nd floor, Breen Student Union
     • Stop by the Registrar’s Office – Registrar’s Office, Lower Level, Crawford Hall
     • Stop by Student Accounts with individual questions: Financial Services Office, 2nd floor, Crawford Hall
     • Stop by Financial Aid with individual questions:  Financial Aid Office, Lower Level, Crawford Hall
     • Stop by the College Bookstore: 1st floor, Breen Student Union
     • Stop by the Academic Resource Center with individual questions regarding tutoring, student disabilities and or student success: Lower level, Crawford Hall
     • Visit with Athletic Coaches (as available):  Physical Learning Center
     • Meet with Music Faculty: Pew Fine Arts Center
           Marching Band – Room 106
           Private Lessons – Room 126
           Orchestra – Room 112
           Choir – Room 137
     • Take a Campus Tour: Meet in Pew Fine Arts Center lobby directly following the program
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Residence Life

​Over 93 percent of our students live on campus where they become a part of a friendly, close-knit living and learning community.​​

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​Chapel services are the common expression of our Christian faith as members of the campus community.​​

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The Collegian

The student newspaper, The Collegian, is owned and published by Grove City College. The paper is published weekly, free of charge, with the purpose of reporting happenings on campus and beyond​.

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​The student meal plan at Grove City College consists of three meals a day, seven days a week​.​

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Health Services

​Grove City College is committed to its students’ overall health and wellness. The Zerbe Health and Wellness Center is home to friendly and qualified health professionals who have chosen to work specifically with college students. ​​

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Campus Organizations

​There are over 130 student clubs and organizations. Special interest groups, faith-based and service organizations, honorary groups, fraternities and sororities are all led by students and supported by faculty and staff advisors.​

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