CONNECT 2013 Parent Schedule

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8:15 – 8:30 a.m
Wahlert Atrium 

CORE Registration Check-in
CORE Registration is only for new students who have not participated in the CORE program. Continental breakfast will be available for CORE students in the Atrium at CORE check-in.

8:30 – 9:30 a.m.
Atrium Conference Room

Parent Advising Overview
Session for the parents of students taking the CORE writing test.

9 a.m. – Noon
Lobby of assigned Residence Hall

Resident Student Check-in and Move-in
Resident students can check into their residence hall and pick up their room key and building access chip from the Residence Life staff. Resident students will also receive their CONNECT schedule, name tag and Clarke ID card.

Unloading zones will be marked along Clarke Drive in front of Mary Josita and Mary Benedict Halls. We ask that you please unload quickly and move your vehicle to one of our parking lots to avoid congestion along Clarke Drive. Members of the Clarke community will be available to help move students in during this time.

9:30 – 10 a.m.
Student Activity Center

CORE ID Photos
Noon – 1 p.m.
Student Dining Hall
Pre-paid tickets for parents and guests are required and can be purchased via the CONNECT website here.
1–4 p.m. U-Time
Unpack and get settled or use this time to visit campus offices including student accounts, financial aid, security, or the Campus store. 
1 – 2 p.m.
Atrium Plaza
Campus Tour for Family Members and Guests.
Haven't had a chance to see the campus yet? Student tour guides from the Clarke Admissions office will offer a campus tour leaving from the Atrium at 1:00pm.
2:30 – 3:45 p.m.
Jansen Music Hall
CONNECT for Parents
At Clarke, we welcome parents as our partners in your student's transition and success.  In this program, you will meet the staff who will play a role in your student's education and learn about available resources and programs. Staff from athletics, campus ministry, the counseling and career center, dining services, health services, the learning center, residence life, safety and security, student activities, and the Transition Class Coordinator will be participating.
3 – 3:45 p.m.
Wahlert Atrium
Commuter Student Check-in    
First year and transfer commuter students check-in and receive their CONNECT schedule, name tag and Clarke ID card.
4:15–5:30 p.m.
Kehl Center

Welcome to Clarke!     
The CONNECT opening session will include a welcome from Clarke President, Sr. Joanne Burrows and Kate Zanger, Vice President for Student Life. Following the welcome, there will be a program by motivational speaker Tracy Knofla. At the conclusion of the program, our parents and family members will receive a "Blessing for Travelers" from the Director of Campus Ministry as they leave campus.

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Clarke University
1550 Clarke Drive
Dubuque, IA 52001

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