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Exploration Week will run from October 28 to November 1, 2019. A week dedicated to exploring majors and minors, learning how they relate to career choice, and so much more. 

Events happening during Exploration Week

 

Monday, October 28th, 2019

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) Drop-In Advising Hours, 12:00PM – 1:00PM, 106 Morrill Hall: Learn more about different majors and programs in CALS during drop-in advising sessions throughout the week.

Sports Management Minor Advising, 1:00PM – 3:00PM, Advising Center: An opportunity to meet with a member of the Sports Management Minor Committee to learn more about the minor, getting advice planning out courses, and more.

Health Professions Drop-In Hours, 1:00PM – 5:00PM, The Hub: Questions about how your major/minor can lead you into a career in Health? Not sure how to connect the pieces? Pass by the Health Professions Career Interest Group Drop-ins to talk to peers in the same path as you, and find some guidance and support!

College of Arts and Science (CAS) Open Advising Hours, 1:30PM – 3:30PM, CAS Student Services, 438 College Street: Are you a current CAS student looking to declare or change your major or minor, but not sure where to begin? Do you have questions about your major or minor degree requirements? Perhaps you are considering transferring into the College of Arts and Sciences but not sure how to start the process. Stop by for our daily walk-in hours from 1:30-3:30 PM to speak with a CAS academic advisor who can help answer your questions! No appointment necessary.

College of Education and Social Services (CESS) Drop-In Hours, 2:00PM – 4:00PM, CESS Student Services Office, Waterman 528: Have you considered becoming a teacher or social worker? Interested in human development and studying the family unit? Drop-in at the CESS Student Services Office for on-the-spot advising about our majors and minors.

Health Professions Portfolio / Committee Letter Process Information Sessions, 4:00PM – 5:00 PM, The Hub: Attend one of the information sessions this week if you plan to apply to medical, dental, podiatry or optometry schools in the next cycle. Attendance is required for those planning to participate in the full Committee Letter Process (CLP), and we encourage those not eligible for a Committee Letter to attend as well to enhance your preparation for application. At this session, we will introduce the new Health Professions Portfolio (HPP) on Blackboard. Learn how to enroll, how to request a Readiness Assessment Discussion after submission of your HPP, and the required deadlines and procedures for requesting a Committee Letter in support of your application to medical school (and other health professions programs). Prior to the session: All potential participants should review information about HPP/CLP on the Application Support Pages at: go.uvm.edu/prehealth. Please register for one of the sessions in advance.

Economics Advising Session, 5:00PM – 6:00PM, Old Mill Annex A202: Intested in Economics? Get answers about spring classes, the B.S. program, and major and minor requirements. Pizza and soft drinks will be provided!

 

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

Health Professions Portfolio / Committee Letter Process Information Sessions, 12:00PM – 1:00 PM, The Hub: Attend one of the information sessions this week if you plan to apply to medical, dental, podiatry or optometry schools in the next cycle. Attendance is required for those planning to participate in the full Committee Letter Process (CLP), and we encourage those not eligible for a Committee Letter to attend as well to enhance your preparation for application. At this session, we will introduce the new Health Professions Portfolio (HPP) on Blackboard. Learn how to enroll, how to request a Readiness Assessment Discussion after submission of your HPP, and the required deadlines and procedures for requesting a Committee Letter in support of your application to medical school (and other health professions programs). Prior to the session: All potential participants should review information about HPP/CLP on the Application Support Pages at: go.uvm.edu/prehealth. Please register for one of the sessions in advance.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) Drop-In Advising Hours, 12:00PM – 1:00PM, 106 Morrill Hall: Learn more about different majors and programs in CALS during drop-in advising sessions throughout the week.

The Majors/Minors Fair, 1:00PM – 3:00PM, Davis Center Grand Maple Ballroom: The Majors/Minors Fair is a large resource fair for UVM Students. The purpose of the event is to connect students with important academic information, resources, and services. All academic units and colleges, as well as Career Services, the Advising Center, the Office of International Education and the Office of Fellowships, Opportunities and Undergraduate Research (FOUR) will be represented for a comprehensive array of resources for students who are exploring, considering, or ready to declare or change their major or minor. *We will also have free snacks, coffee, and more.

College of Arts and Science (CAS) Open Advising Hours, 1:30PM- 3:30PM, CAS Student Services, 438 College Street: Are you a current CAS student looking to declare or change your major or minor but not sure where to begin? Do you have questions about your major or minor degree requirements? Perhaps you are considering transferring into the College of Arts and Sciences but not sure how to start the process. Stop by for our daily walk-in hours from 1:30-3:30 PM to speak with a CAS academic advisor who can help answer your questions! No appointment necessary.

 

 

Wednesday, October 30th, 2019

College of Education and Social Services (CESS) Drop-In Hours, 10:30AM – 11:30AM, CESS Student Services Office, Waterman 528: Have you considered becoming a teacher or social worker? Interested in human development and studying the family unit? Drop-in at the CESS Student Services Office for on-the-spot advising about our majors and minors.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) Drop-In Advising Hours, 12:00PM – 1:00PM, 106 Morrill Hall: Learn more about different majors and programs in CALS during drop-in advising sessions throughout the week.

Health Professions Portfolio / Committee Letter Process Information Sessions, 12:00PM – 1:00 PM, The Hub: Attend one of the information sessions this week if you plan to apply to medical, dental, podiatry or optometry schools in the next cycle. Attendance is required for those planning to participate in the full Committee Letter Process (CLP), and we encourage those not eligible for a Committee Letter to attend as well to enhance your preparation for application. At this session, we will introduce the new Health Professions Portfolio (HPP) on Blackboard. Learn how to enroll, how to request a Readiness Assessment Discussion after submission of your HPP, and the required deadlines and procedures for requesting a Committee Letter in support of your application to medical school (and other health professions programs). Prior to the session: All potential participants should review information about HPP/CLP on the Application Support Pages at: go.uvm.edu/prehealth. Please register for one of the sessions in advance.

Charting Your Path, 1:00PM – 3:00 PM, Davis Center Rosa Parks Room: Sit down with a College of Arts and Sciences (CAS) advisor one-on-one to map out which classes you need to complete the major(s) and minor(s) you want. Drop in anytime during this time slot, but get there early to avoid the wait! First come first serve. *Please note that this workshop is open to CAS students or those wanting to transfer into CAS only.

College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) Drop-In Advising Hours, 1:00PM  3:30 PM, Perkins 101: Are you interested in a major in engineering, mathematical or computer sciences? Come and speak with a CEMS academic advisor to learn more!

Choosing Your Major & Minor Workshop, 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM, The Hub: Hosted by the Exploring Career interest group, this workshop is for anyone seeking to declare or switch their major or minor. Whether you’re soul-searching for your purpose and passion, or just need to know which form goes where, we’re here to help! Get guidance on making the major decision. (Turns out choosing a major is sweet! Literally. There will be hot cocoa!)

Internship Info Session for Undeclared First-Years, 2:00PM – 3:00 PM, Davis Center Handy Family Room: Join advisor Kim Hughes and Internship Coordinator Sophia Trigg for an hour of all things internships! Learn how to search for the perfect fit, apply and earn UVM credit. This event is intended for undeclared first-year students, but all are welcome!

Business Administration Information Session, 2:20PM – 3:10 PM, Kalkin 225: Come learn about the Business Administration Major in the Grossman School of Business. We’ll cover curriculum information, the pre-requisite courses needed and the application process in-depth. Please bring your laptop to this session.

Rubenstein School Open Advising Hours, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Aiken 220E: Open advising hours for students to meet one-on-one with a Rubenstein School advisor to learn more about our programs.

 

 

Thursday, October 31st, 2019

Health Professions Portfolio / Committee Letter Process Information Sessions, 8:00AM – 9:00AM, The Hub: Attend one of the information sessions this week if you plan to apply to medical, dental, podiatry or optometry schools in the next cycle. Attendance is required for those planning to participate in the full Committee Letter Process (CLP), and we encourage those not eligible for a Committee Letter to attend as well to enhance your preparation for application. At this session, we will introduce the new Health Professions Portfolio (HPP) on Blackboard. Learn how to enroll, how to request a Readiness Assessment Discussion after submission of your HPP, and the required deadlines and procedures for requesting a Committee Letter in support of your application to medical school (and other health professions programs). Prior to the session: All potential participants should review information about HPP/CLP on the Application Support Pages at: go.uvm.edu/prehealth. Please register for one of the sessions in advance.

Health Professions Drop-In Hours: First-Year Edition, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM, The Hub: Are you a first-year student interested in the health field? Unsure of how to get involved? Maybe you’re just starting to think about it…pass by our drop-in hours to get some support and get started on your journey!

College of Education and Social Services (CESS) Drop-In Hours, 10:00AM – 11:30AM, CESS Student Services Office, Waterman 528: Have you considered becoming a teacher or social worker? Interested in human development and studying the family unit? Drop-in at the CESS Student Services Office for on-the-spot advising about our majors and minors.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) Drop-In Advising Hours, 12:00PM – 1:00PM, 106 Morrill Hall: Learn more about different majors and programs in CALS during drop-in advising sessions throughout the week.

College of Engineering & Mathematical Sciences (CEMS) Drop-In Advising Hours, 1:00PM – 3:30 PM, Perkins 101: Are you interested in a major in engineering, mathematical or computer sciences? Come and speak with a CEMS academic advisor to learn more!

College of Arts and Science (CAS) Open Advising Hours, 1:30PM- 3:30PM, CAS Student Services, 438 College Street: Are you a current CAS student looking to declare or change your major or minor but not sure where to begin? Do you have questions about your major or minor degree requirements? Perhaps you are considering transferring into the College of Arts and Sciences but not sure how to start the process. Stop by for our daily walk-in hours from 1:30-3:30 PM to speak with a CAS academic advisor who can help answer your questions! No appointment necessary.

Business Administration and Accounting Minor Information Session, 1:30 PM – 2:20 PM, Kalkin 225: Come learn about the Business Administration and Accounting minors in the Grossman School of Business (GSB). We’ll cover curriculum information, the pre-requisite courses needed and the application process in-depth. Please bring your laptop to this session.

Choosing Your Major & Minor Workshop, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM, The Career Center: Hosted by the Exploring Career interest group, this workshop is for anyone seeking to declare or switch their major or minor. Whether you’re soul-searching for your purpose and passion, or just need to know which form goes where, we’re here to help! Get guidance on making the major decision. (Turns out choosing a major is sweet! Literally. There will be hot cocoa!)

Rubenstein School Open Advising Hours, 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM, Aiken 220E: Open advising hours for students to meet one-on-one with a Rubenstein School advisor to learn more about our programs.

 

Friday, November 1st, 2019

College of Education and Social Services (CESS) Drop-In Hours, 9:30AM – 11:30AM, CESS Student Services Office, Waterman 528: Have you considered becoming a teacher or social worker? Interested in human development and studying the family unit? Drop-in at the CESS Student Services Office for on-the-spot advising about our majors and minors.

Business Administration Major Information Session, 10:10AM – 11:00 AM, Kalkin 225: Come learn about the Business Administration Major in the Grossman School of Business. We’ll cover curriculum information, the pre-requisite courses needed and the application process in-depth. Please bring your laptop to this session.

College of Agriculture & Life Sciences (CALS) Drop-In Advising Hours, 12:00PM – 1:00PM, 106 Morrill Hall: Learn more about different majors and programs in CALS during drop-in advising sessions throughout the week.

College of Arts and Science (CAS) Open Advising Hours, 1:30PM- 3:30PM, CAS Student Services, 438 College Street: Are you a current CAS student looking to declare or change your major or minor but not sure where to begin? Do you have questions about your major or minor degree requirements? Perhaps you are considering transferring into the College of Arts and Sciences but not sure how to start the process. Stop by for our daily walk-in hours from 1:30-3:30 PM to speak with a CAS academic advisor who can help answer your questions! No appointment necessary.

 
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