Who You’ll Meet At Arrival/Check-in
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.
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. 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.
Information Technology Services (ITS): http://www.plymouth.edu/office/information-technology/
Members of the Information Technology Services team will be available during January Orientation to provide new and transfer students with usernames and passwords that are required for registration. Also during Orientation, students are encouraged to stop by the Learning Commons at Lamson Library to become familiar with the facilities. 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.
Residential Life (Housing): http://www.plymouth.edu/office/residential-life/
Campus housing assignments are made in January. Upon arrival on campus, please report to your assigned residence hall/suite or apartment to receive your key and information about your room/suite or apartment.
Plymouth Academic Support Services (PASS): http://www.plymouth.edu/services/pass/
University Bookstore: www.plymouthstateshop.com
The University Bookstore will be open Friday, January 22, 2016 from 8:00am – 4:00pm; Saturday, January 23, 2016 from 12:00noon – 4:00pm and on Sunday, January 24, 2016 from 10:00am to 5:00pm.
Regular bookstore hours are:
You can also reserve your texts through the bookstore’s website (listed above). Your textbooks will be packed and ready to be picked up when you arrive at the University.
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, Sidewalk Café, Commons Café, Woods Café, Catering and Vending on campus. A Sodexo representative will be on hand to answer specific questions.
The first meal served on campus for students attending Orientation will be breakfast on Friday, January 22nd, 2016 at 7:30am. Off-campus students who wish to contract for meal service should make arrangements with the Residential Life Office. First and second year students living in residence halls are required to be on a meal plan.
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.
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.