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Academics

Programs and Events

The transition to the Otterbein community involves many elements, both inside and outside of the classroom. Co-Curricular experiences have always been valued as an important part of a student’s educational experience and therefore the FYE program has significant co-curricular programming to deliver on the overall program goals. A comprehensive schedule will be published each semester with programs that are designated to meet the goals of the FYE Programs.

Fall FYS Co-Curricular Events

Events are open to all Otterbein students.

Many of these events require that you pre-register.  You must register for events you plan to attend at least 48 hours in advance.  If you do not pre-register, you will not be guaranteed a space at the event.  Your instructor may allow you to attend campus events not listed below.  Please consult with your FYS professor to determine what is considered an approved event for your FYS section.  

Registration can be done by clicking the registration link below. 

Date of Event

Time of Event

Location of Event

Name of Event

Department

Registration

Sept. 23 7pm Mayne Hall Lounge The Relationship Spectrum Student Affairs Wellness  Registration

Sept. 23

4pm

Library 118

“Dare To Be Me” Identity Development

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

Sept. 24

5pm

Lib 127

Internships 101: Covering the Basics

Center for Career and Professional Development

Registration

Sept. 24

7-8:30pm

Towers 110

Who I Say I Am

Office of Diversity

Registration

 

Sept. 25

3pm

Library 127

Test Taking Tips

Academic Support Center

Registration ASC

Sept. 30

6-7:30pm (Tentative)

Chapel

Hispanic Identity

Office of Diversity

Registration

 

Sept. 30

6pm

Library Seminar Room

“Dare To Be Savvy” Budgets and Financial Management

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

Oct. 1

5:30pm

Lib 127

Internship Panel

Center for Career and Professional Development

Registration

 

Oct. 1 7pm  Towers 116 Team Consent WGRC (Women's & Gender Resource Center) and Student Affairs Wellness
 Registration

Oct. 2

6pm

Library 118

Test Anxiety

Academic Support Center

Registration ASC

Oct. 7

6pm

Chapel

Spanish Compositions

Office of Diversity

Registration

Oct. 7

6:30pm

Library Seminar Room

Time Management

Academic Support Center

Registration ASC

Oct. 7  4pm Towers 114  LGBTQ 101 FreeZone Registration

Oct. 7

4:30pm

Library 127

“Dare To Be Challenged” Near-Peer Leadership

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

Oct. 8

5pm

Roush 117

Campus Safety Awareness

Otterbein Police Department

Registration

 

Oct. 8

6pm

Roush 117

Response to Campus Shooter

Otterbein Police Department

Registration

 

Oct. 16

4pm

Towers 114

Genders 101

FreeZone

Registration

Oct. 16

5pm

Roush 117

Violence Against Women Campus SAVE Act

Otterbein Police Department

Registration

 

Oct. 16

6pm

Rike Dance Studio

Self-Defense Against Violent Assaults

Otterbein Police Department

Registration

 

 Oct. 16  6pm Library 118  Money Management BMI Federal Credit Union   Registration
Oct. 20  7pm Mayne Hall Lounge  Team Consent  WGRC (Women's & Gender Resource Center) and Student Affairs Wellness
Registration

Oct. 21

3pm

Cowan Hall

Common Book Convocation

Common Book

No Registration needed for this event

Oct. 21-23

All Day

Campus

 

Common Book

No Registration Needed for this Event

Oct. 22

6pm

Library 127

“Dare To Be Real” Myers-Briggs

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

Oct. 22

3pm

Library 013

Learning Styles

Academic Support Center

Registration ASC

Oct. 22 7pm Hanby Lounge   Bystander Awareness
Student Wellness  Registration
Oct. 23  8:30pm  Towers 112  Alcohol and Violence  Student Wellness  Registration

Oct. 25

10am-12pm

Otterbein Community Garden

Fall Harvest Festival

Center for Community Engagement

No Registration Needed for this Event

Oct. 28

5pm

Library Seminar Room

“Dare To Be Magnetic” Volunteer Recruitment, Mobilization & Retention

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

Oct. 29

4pm

Roush 429

Allow Me to Reintroduce Myself

Office of Diversity

Registration

Nov. 3

5pm

Roush 117

Violence Against Women SAVE Act

Otterbein Police Department

Registration

 

Nov. 3

6pm

TBA

Self-Defense

Otterbein Police Department

Registration

 

Nov. 4

5pm

Lib 127

Follow the Yellow Brick Road

Center for Career and Professional Development & Center for Student Success

Registration

 

Nov. 5

6pm

Library 127

“Dare To Be Theoretical” Principles of Leadership

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

Nov. 6

12:30pm

Roush 426

Test Anxiety

Academic Support Center

Registration ASC

Nov. 6

7pm

Towers 110

Chief of Ideals

Office of Diversity

Registration

Nov. 10  6pm Library 127  Money Management  BMI Federal Credit Union   Registration

Nov. 12

6pm

TBA

Violence Against Women SAVE Act

Otterbein Police Department

Registration

 

Nov. 12  7pm Clements Hall Lounge  Team Consent   WGRC (Women's & Gender Resource Center) and Student Affairs Wellness
Registration

Nov. 19

6pm

Library 127

Test Taking Tips

Academic Support Center

Registration ASC

Dec. 2

3:30pm

Library 013

Finals Prep

Academic Support Center

Registration ASC

Dec. 3

7pm

Chapel

Kwanzaa Celebration

Office of Diversity

Registration

Dec. 3

7pm

Roush 424

Listening & Leadership

Office of Diversity

Registration

TBA

TBA

TBA

“Dare To Be Fair” Conflict Management

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

TBA

TBA

TBA

“Dare To Be Creative” Event Planning & Promotion

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

TBA

TBA

TBA

“Dare To Be Real” StrengthsQuest

Center for Community Engagement: The Van Sant Leadership Program

Registration

 

Questions about events? Email fye@otterbein.edu or by call 823-3202.

For more information about co-curricular programming or transition support, please contact Leah Shamblin, 614-823-3202, leah.shamblin@otterbein.edu.

/Contact FYE

The Center for Student Success is your contact for FYE and is Located at 172 W. Main Street (Nestled between Tau Delta and TEM, Across from the Science Center)

Office Hours
M-Th: 8:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
F: 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

p / 614-823-1624

 

Kate Lehman, Assistant Dean for Student Success
studentsuccess@otterbein.edu