Digital New Student Orientation | Spring ’23 - Gordon Conwell
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Digital New Student Orientation | Spring ’23

January 12, 2023 at 4:00 pm6:00 pm EST

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Digital New Student Orientation (NSO) is a unique, virtual opportunity designed to welcome you and assist you in the transition into the Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary community.

Incoming students will have the opportunity to connect with other new students, staff, and faculty as they learn more about student life, academic resources, and all things GCTS. The Student Success Department believes it is essential for each incoming student to attend as NSO is a vital resource in helping students feel acclimated and prepared for their academic journey.

Orientation Schedule

4:00 – 4:10 p.m.

Welcome & Introductions

4:10 – 4:20 p.m.

Welcome from Academic Dean

Dr. Gerry Wheaton, Dean of Networked Education

4:20 – 4:25 p.m.

Introduction to Soul Care Groups

Deana Nail, Dean of Students

4:25 – 4:50 p.m.

Soul Care Breakout Groups

(students will have the opportunity to connect with students in their geographic region)

4:50 – 5:15 p.m.

Student Success Breakout Groups

(students will have the opportunity to hear from a member of the Student Success Department about everything they need to know to prepare for their academic journey at GCTS. Registration, Library, Bookstore, Writing Center, Student Accounts, Scholarships, Student Life)

5:15 – 6:00 p.m.


(students will join GCTS faculty and staff in Topia where they will have the unique opportunity to interact and learn more about different departments on campus, ask questions and mingle with other incoming students)

*MACC Students

Incoming counseling students will attend their Counseling Orientation at 5:30 p.m. For more information about Counseling Orientation please contact Adele Jordan at [email protected].

Student Success

New Student Resources

Anna Huffman

Director of Digital Student Success

Kelly Brown

Digital Student Success Coordinator

In preparation for your orientation, we are providing you with the following resources. We will be reviewing some of these together during the Student Success Breakout Session.

Planning Your Semester Download
Time Management Download
Time Management Matrix Download
Semester Scheduling Template Download
Weekly Task Sheet Download
Reading Strategies Download
Test Taking Strategies Download



We’re here to help! Email Student success at: [email protected]

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January 12, 2023
4:00 pm – 6:00 pm EST
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