Anchor Days is phase two of a three phase orientation program that includes Summer/Spring Orientation sessions and Coastal Discovery Workshops.
- Monday, August 13th (Residential Students) | Begins at 9:00am | Coffin Building | Full day program
- Tuesday, August 14th (Commuter Students) | Begins at 9:00am | Coffin Building | Full day program
- Residential students join at their pre-identified rally point at 3:30pm to attend Freshman Convocation and the Coastal Cookout!
Who Must Attend:The program is required for:
- First time freshmen - new students who have not attended another institution full time prior to enrollment who are under the age of 22
- Transfer students – new students who have attended another institution full time prior to enrollment
- Ages 22+
- Readmitted / Continuing Students
- Students beginning Summer 2018
Do students have to attend Anchor Days?Yes…new, first time freshmen under the age of 22 must attend Anchor Day. Attendance will be taken. If a student is unable to attend Anchor Day, they must submit their reason with supporting documentation in writing to email@example.com subject line: Anchor Days. Requests will be reviewed by the Vice President for Student Affairs & Enrollment Management.
How do I sign up for Anchor Days?You don’t have to sign up for Anchor Days. We will be expecting all of our incoming first-time freshmen students age 21 and under to attend. All you have to do is show up.
Is there a cost for Anchor Days?Students will pay a one-time $50 orientation fee that covers the cost of Summer/Spring Orientation, Anchor Days, and the Coastal Discovery Workshops. If students attended the summer program and paid the $50 fee, they will not be required to pay the fee again. Payment from students who did not attend a Summer/Spring Orientation program will be expected at Anchor Day. The College accepts cash, checks, and major credit cards.
Should parents attend Anchor Days?While we welcome parents and families to our campus, Anchor Days is designed for students only.
What will we do at Anchor Days?Students will be broken into small groups lead by the Blue Crew. Blue Crew members are current student volunteers who have been selected to assist new students in their transition to college. Students will attend sessions that will help better prepare them for the start of their first year of college such as a classroom experience, social activities, and extensive campus tours.
How have students been informed about Anchor Days?Students attending Spring Entry Orientations are informed about the program. Additionally, students received letters / correspondences from the Admissions Office.. For our residential students, they will be reminded about the program at move-in.
Who do I contact with questions about Anchor Days?Questions about Anchor Days can be directed to the Division of Student Affairs at (912) 279-5802 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org subject line: Anchor Days.