Transfer Student Workshop Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, August 21

9:00am: Transfer Student Workshop check-in (East Hall--Upper Level Kryzsko Commons)

9:30am: Welcome, continental breakfast and workshop kick-off (East Hall--Kryzsko Commons)

11:00am: Official WSU Welcome and picnic lunch (McCown Gymnasium-Memorial Hall)

1:00pm: Student 2 Work Workshop: Finding a job on campus and registering with Career Services/Warrior Success Center (East Hall-- Kryzsko Commons)

1:45pm: Intro to the Darrell W. Krueger Library: Learn how to access the online databases as well as important facts and tips about using WSU's library

2:15pm: Campus Tour: Learn how to find the important spots on campus that are pertinent to your success

5:30pm: Transfer Student Social-Relax with some pizza and lawn games and just have fun! (Science Lab Center Atrium)

7:30 & 9:30pm: Comedy show

Thursday, August 22

9:00am: Financial Aid Refresher: An opportunity to revisit the financial aid process, deadlines, and procedures and to ask questions (East Hall--Kryzsko Commons)

9:45am: Academic & Tutoring Services: A discussion of all the academic and tutoring services available on campus

10:45am: Transfer Student Q&A Panel: Ask current transfer students about their experiences and learn what to do and not to do 

12:00pm: Lunch (Science Lab Center Atrium)

1:00-3:00pm Meeting with faculty from your intended majors/programs

3:00-6:00pm: Explore the Mississippi River Backwaters--Our Outdoor Recreation Program will lead transfer students on a canoeing/kayaking journey through the Mississippi River backwaters-just minutes from campus! Other outdoor adventures are planned as well.

3:00pm: Other Optional Activities

  • Integrated Wellness Complex open house and tours
  • Laptop Learning: Fast Start to Mac (for Mac users)

7:30pm: Johnny Holm Band concert (McCown Gymnasium-Memorial Hall)

Friday, August 23

9:00am: Your Guide to Living Well in Winona: An opportunity to learn about your new home and what to expect as you live on your own in Winona. (East Hall-Kryzsko Commons)

10:00am: Technology at WSU: Learn how to access all forms of technical support, how to use D2L, how to use university printing, and what you need to hit the ground running during your first week of classes. (Somsen Auditorium)

11:00am: The Final Transition (East Hall-Kryzsko Commons)

11:30am: Wrap-up and Evaluations

12:00pm: Lunch (Jack Kane Dining Center--Kryzsko Commons)

12:00-2:00pm: Club fair: Find out about our 180+ clubs and organizations on campus and how you can get involved (Courtyard)

2:00pm: Downtown Winona Walking Tours & Treats (Courtyard Gazebo)

3:00pm: Rain date for Exploring the Mississippi Backwaters (if inclement weather on Thursday)

6:00pm: Live DJ, root beer floats, games (Courtyard)

7:00pm: College of Liberal Arts Fine Arts Showcase (Main Stage--Performing Arts Center)

8:00pm: Bingo Bash (East Hall--Kryzsko Commons)

Saturday, August 24

12:00-4:00pm: Outdoor Recreational Activities (Information at the Gazebo)

1:00-4:00pm: Volleyball tournament (Residence Hall Volleyball Courts)

3:00-6:00pm: Back to School Bash (Courtyard)

7:30 & 9:30pm: Hypnotist show (Somsen Auditorium)

**All items in BOLD are specifically part of the Transfer Student Workshop 

Contact Us

Tracy Rahim
Associate Director of Student Activities & Leadership
125 Kryzsko Commons