Library

Our knowledge base of orientation strategy is extensive. Browse through this digital library and select from over two dozen conference sessions, webinars and case studies to learn from the real-life experiences of your colleagues.

Conference Sessions

2017 NASPA Conference
a discussion with Sonoma State University

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Colleen Mahoney, Orientation and New Student and Family Programs Coordinator, shows you how Sonoma State's online orientation solves three big problems: compliance, capacity and reporting. She sees the possibilities as limitless.

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2017 FYE Conference
a discussion with Utah Valley University

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Watch as Marth Wilson, Assist. Dir., First-Year Experience and Orientation, talks about the strategy behind UVU's online orientation and how it's solving real-life orientation problems like tracking, compliance, assessment and, the proverbial "info dump."

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2017 NISTS Conference
a discussion with the University of Washington

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Listen in as Ali Albrecht, Transfer Initiative Manager/First Year Programs, talks about how she's using the Advantage Orientation Platform to improve the orientation experience specifically for transfer students and how she knows it's working.

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2015 Distance Learning Administration Conference
a discussion with the University of West Georgia

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Janet Gubbins, Director of Distance and Distributed Education at University of West Georgia shares her experience developing an online orientation. Topics include research, project planning, process management and impact measures.

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2015 FYE Conference
a panel discussion with AIMS Community College, Utah Valley University & Palm Beach State College

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Listen in as these first-year experience leaders discuss the decisions, strategies and outcomes of using their online orientation platform: Rachel Veretto of Aims Community College, Theresa Cusimano of Palm Beach State and Martha Wilson of Utah Valley University.

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2015 NODA Conference
a panel discussion with Florida International University, St. Johns University, George Mason University & Wake Tech Community College

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During this highlight session filmed at NODA 2015, Korrin, Rick, Philip and Christy offer a lively discussion about how they're using online orientations for "priceless" returns.

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2016 FYE Conference
a panel discussion with Howard University, Florida International University & Hillsborough Community College

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These panelists, from very diverse institutional settings, discuss how their online orientations - with a fresh look and responsive design - are easing transitions and improving matriculation.

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Webinars

From Online Orientation Skeptic to Believer
Bergen Community College

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with Rachel B. Lerner Colucci, Ed.M., Dean of Student Life & Conduct, Deputy Title IX Coordinator

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Measuring Return from Online Orientation
California State University, Los Angeles

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with Christopher Johnson, Assistant Director for New Student & Parent Programs

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Online Orientation and New Student Advising
Fresno State

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with Kenneth Ternate, New Student Orientation Coordinator

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The “Pre" Online Orientation
George Mason University

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with Rick Gray, Associate Director of Orientation

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Bilingual “Bookend” Online Orientation
Hillsborough Community College

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with Chris Legner, Dean of Student Services

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The HBCU Experience
Howard University

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with Charles Prince, Director, Office of Student Success and Transition

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The Campus Experience for Distance Learners
Indiana State University

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with Tracy Osborne, Director, New Student Transition Programs

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Online Orientation for International Students
Michigan State University

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with Amber Cordell, Educational Programs Manager

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Meet the Mandate with an Online Orientation
Monroe Community College

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with Matthew Lawson, Assistant Director, Orientations & First Year Experience

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Increasing Orientation Capacity
Sonoma State Univeristy

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with Colleen Mahoney, Orientation and New Student Programs Coordinator

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Online Orientations for Transfer Students
Temple University

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with Amber Cardamone, Director, Orientation & New Student Programs

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The Orientation Experience
University of Washington

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with Carlos Guillen, Associate Director / First Year Programs

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Case Studies

George Mason University

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Montgomery County Community College

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Howard University

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Hillsborough County Community College

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Michigan State University

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