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Orientation for Families

Families are an important part of the Orientation process - we value our Malone parents, and want to assure you that your students are in good hands!

In an effort to get you and your student comfortably adjusted to Malone, there is a specific schedule just for parents on Wednesday, August 21.  (And please feel free to visit the  Parent Relations Website any time!)

Below is the 2013 schedule. 


Schedule for Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Time Activity Location
8-11 a.m. Continental Breakfast Johnson Center Dining Hall
8-11 a.m. Resident Students Check-Into their residence halls Johnson Center Lobby
10:45 a.m.- 1 p.m. Lunch for students and their families Hoover Dining Commons
12:30-1:30 p.m. Commuter Meeting Johnson Center Chapel
2- 2:45 p.m. Parent Small Group Session 1 Johnson Center
3-3:45 p.m. Parent Small Group Session 2 Johnson Center
4 p.m. Worship Service Johnson Center Worship Center
5-5:30 p.m. Goodbye to your student  Your choice

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Sample Classes:

Full time Malone University Faculty members will teach mini courses representative of actual courses students may take! Put yourself in the shoes of your college student! (Rooms 103 and 105)

Financial Aid and Business Office: Information regarding tuition and fees, payment options and billing statement due dates, student health insurance and any topic related to student billing will be covered. The financial aid process will be covered and questions answered.(Room 106 A and B)

Service Learning Panel: Jack Harris, Director of the Center for Cross Cultural Engagement, will discuss the broad range of Service-Learning opportunities offered to Malone students. Focus will be placed on the life changing impact experienced by our students who study abroad.(Room 109)

Co-Curricular Involvement: Rhett Edwards, Resident Director, will present the diverse menu of opportunities for students to get plugged into campus life. Emphasis will be placed on the importance of co-curricular involvement in overall student satisfaction.  (Room101)

Counseling and Accessibility Support Services: Jo Glover, Assistant Director of the Counseling Center, and Anna Meadows, Director of Accessibility Services, will offer information about the various services offered to all Malone students. (Room 106 C)

Please direct any questions about Orientation to the Student Development Office at 330.471.8273 or via email: cnaqrefba+znybar+rqh.

Other pages that may be helpful:

Quotes from parents about Orientation: 

Parent Orientation is a great way for parents to learn more about Malone and the opportunities available for their student as they sit through various workshops with other Malone parents. Students are busy with activities of their own, and the workshops offer a place for parents to go to meet other parents and administrators from Malone. The orientation culminates with a session for all parents in the chapel where a representative from each of the administrative offices speaks about the role they play in the education of students at Malone. Then the students join their parents for the second half of the chapel session, where there is a time of praise and worship, and then a message from the President. Parent Orientation at Malone is a very worthwhile experience, which my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed.

Connie Fiecoat
Parent of Rebecca Fiecoat
Class of 2014



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