A select group of students who will help you get acclimated to Plymouth State University.
Registrar’s Office: http://www.plymouth.edu/office/registrar/
You will receive a copy of the schedule that’s been pre-selected for you and find out about the registration process from the Registrar’s Office. It’s important that you check in with the Registrar’s Office so we know you are attending orientation.
At check-in you’ll be assigned to a mandatory “First Class” session, scheduled for Day #2 of Orientation. During “First Class” you’ll meet with a small group of students and a faculty member to discuss what university-level classes will be like when you return to start the fall semester. This is an opportunity to talk about your expectations while also learning about faculty expectations for what it takes to be successful in your academic program. At check-in you’ll receive information about where and what time to meet on Day #2, along with the name of the faculty member who will lead your session.
Director of Curriculum Support: http://www.plymouth.edu/admissions/transfer/
Transfer students will receive a copy of their Transfer Evaluation, and the initial application of those credits to their major, if they have declared one. This information is necessary for registration on Friday, June 10th. If a course description or syllabus has been requested, transfer students may submit it at this time. Mary Campbell, Director of Curriculum Support, will be glad to answer general questions about transferring credits to Plymouth.
Plymouth Academic Support Services (PASS): http://www.plymouth.edu/services/pass/
Residential Life (Housing): http://www.plymouth.edu/office/residential-life/
Residential Life staff will be available to confirm that your housing deposit and associated paperwork have been received and that your housing assignment can be processed.
Residential life is pleased to announce the roll out of new housing software (StarRez) with new and improved roommate matching capabilities! In order for students to take full advantage of this new feature, we ask that applications are completed through the “Roommate Search Profile” step by May 21st. The “Roommate Matching and Request” step will be available throughout the June Orientations- 5/21 – 6/21. The deadline to submit the completed housing application is June 24th.
Fall room assignment information will be available beginning mid-July.
University Police: http://www.plymouth.edu/office/police/
The Plymouth State University Police Department assists in creating and maintaining a safe, comfortable environment for the campus community and surrounding areas. They offer safety services and workshops, enforce campus parking rules, and educate the community about best practices in personal and community safety and are the primary law enforcement agency for Plymouth State University. For more information about safety and security at Plymouth State University, please visit our annual security report.
Sunday Orientation hours: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Mid-Week Orientation hours: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Summer Hours: 9:00am – 4:00pm, Monday – Friday
Closed Saturday & Sunday
Regular bookstore hours which begin on Monday, August 29th
You can also reserve your textbooks through the bookstore’s website (listed above). Your textbooks will be packed and ready to be picked up when you arrive at the University or you can have them shipped to your home.
Sodexo Dining Services: www.plymouth.edu/dining
Dining Services on campus is contracted out to Sodexo Campus Services. We operate Prospect Dining Hall, the Union Grille, Daily Paws, Commons Café, Woods Café, Catering and Vending on campus. Our staff will be on hand to answer specific questions for you in regards to your personal eating habits or more general questions such as types of meal plans available, costs, hours of operation and so on.
First Year Experience:
Our goal, at the Office of the First Year Experience, is to help you transition to a highly engaging, holistic, interdisciplinary educational community. It is our intention to provide you with high quality residential programming, intense intellectual study, and opportunities for social growth as you build the skillsets necessary to succeed in the 21st Century. Swing by our table to install the PSU Panther App on your smartphone or mobile device to have all the resources you need at your fingertips! In the meantime, explore your options for First Year Seminar and pick your top ten choices, so you can breeze through registration.
Information Technology Services (ITS):
Members of the Information Technology Services team will be available during June Orientation to assist new and transfer students with username and password verification which is necessary for registration. Also during Orientation, students are encouraged to stop by the Learning Commons at Lamson Library to become familiar with the facilities and ask any questions they may have about purchasing a computer. Before arriving on campus, students may call the Learning Commons IT Help Desk at (603) 535-2929 to get preliminary questions answered. Please visit www.plymouth.edu/infotech for other information related to computing at Plymouth State.
Student Rights and Code of Conduct:
Student Rights and Code of Conduct are available online using the PSU website listed above. The Dean of Students web page contains information regarding student rights and responsibilities on campus and within the community. In addition, information about freedom of expression and assembly, university policies related to alcohol and drugs, the student conduct process, and policies pertaining to sexual misconduct can be found on this web page. Students are expected to review this information. To receive a hard copy of the Student Rights and Code of Conduct, or other University policies please contact the Office of the Dean of Students at (603) 535-2206.
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PSU is committed to protecting your identity and preventing identity theft fraud. As a result, you must present an original of one of the following documents in order to have your Plymouth State University ID issued at new student orientation.
Please call the Hartman Union Administrative Office at 603-535-2376 for any questions related to identification forms needed in order to have your PSU ID photo taken.
New Student Orientation
Hartman Union Administrative Office
YOUR ACADEMIC ADVISOR
You will be assigned an academic advisor during the month of July. To find out who your academic advisor is, follow these instructions:
As a student, you have the following responsibilities:
Your advisor has the following responsibilities:
2. Scholastic Achievement
3. Social Adjustment
Be active in your advising relationship. Watch for an e-mail in August, as you will be meeting with your academic advisor at the beginning of the fall semester, the day prior to classes beginning. Should you have questions, please feel free to contact the Undergraduate Advising Center at 603-535-3065.
Through PSU’s new myPlymouth for Families you can give family members access to your enrollment and billing information, without sharing your personal myPlymouth user name and password. myPlymouth for Families provides the information your family members need, and all from an account set up just for them.
Your family member will then receive an e-mail from Plymouth State University [PSU Family Portal] with a link to activate their account and begin exploring everything myPlymouth for Families has to offer.
We welcome your feedback and hope you’ll invite your family members to become part of the myPlymouth for Families community.