Frequently Asked Questions
- Where does the money from the Orientation Partners Program go?
a. The money generated from the Orientation Partners Program enables the Office of New Student Orientation to provide a high quality introduction to the university while keeping costs low for students and families attending the University of South Carolina.
- How long does the partnership agreement last?
a. Your partnership with the Office of New Student Orientation lasts from May 25th, 2017 until the final Orientation session in January 2017..
- When is our artwork due?
a. All artwork for the Garnet Guide is due April 3, 2017.
All PowerPoint Slides to be displayed during the orientation programing are due on April 3, 2017.
All special promotional opportunities are to be negotiated and finalized prior to the first Orientation session (May 25, 2017).
- I am a Student Organization without a University Department & Fund number who can I make the check out to?
a. Please make the check payable to the University of South Carolina for the Office of New Student Orientation.
- When is final payment due?
a. Final payments for participation in the Orientation Partners Program are due April 3, 2017.
- Can I pick where my ad is displayed in the Garnet Guide?
a. The Garnet Guide is a combination of resources and services relevant to a student’s first year at the University of South Carolina. When we are designing the guide we try and group information in a logical order that would make sense for someone entering the university for the first time so partners cannot choose their page placement in the guide..
- What is the Orientation Resource Fair?
a. The Orientation Resource Fair is a university and community wide event held during freshman and transfer orientations throughout the summer. At the Orientation Resource Fair partners have the opportunity to set up a table as new students and families “shop” around for information they want or need. There can be no actual financial transactions that occur at the Orientation Resource Fair..
- When do the Orientation Resource Fair’s occur?
a. The dates of the Orientation Resource Fair are listed below. Exact timing will be decided later in May.a. Date Event type
May 25th Summer School Event
June 9th Transfer Student Event
June 13th Freshman Student Event
June 15th Freshman Student Event
June 20th Freshman Student Event
June 22nd Freshman Student EventJune 23rd Transfer Student Event
June 27th Freshman Student Event
June 29th Freshman Student Event
July 7th Freshman Student Event
July 11th Freshman Student Event
July 13th Freshman Student EventJuly 14th Transfer Student EventJuly 18th Freshman Student EventJuly 20th Freshman Student EventJuly 21st Transfer Student EventJuly 25th Freshman Student EventJuly 27th Freshman Student Event
July 31st Transfer Student Event
- What if I don’t want to participate in the Orientation Resource Fair?
a. If you choose a partnership level that affords you access to the Orientation Resource Fair you may choose not to participate by informing the Office of New Student Orientation prior to May 25th, 2017.
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