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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 12, 2007

June Jump Start set for June 30

BIRMINGHAM, Ala.—June Jump Start, Birmingham-Southern's traditional summer orientation day for incoming students and their families, is once again set for the last Saturday of June.

The day-long activities for incoming students include an academic open house, visits to residence halls, a roommate roundup, and placement tests.  Parents' activities include information sessions on topics such as financial aid, residence life questions and answers with BSC staff, and “Lessons in Letting Go . . . with a little help from Mayberry.”

Dress for the day is casual, and lunch will be served.  A complete schedule is listed below. 

June Jump Start Schedule

8:00 - 9:15 a.m.

Check-In/Coffee
Atrium/Food Court - Norton Campus Center

9:30 -11 a.m.

Norton Campus Center
Students:
Academic Open House

Parents:
Information Session

11 a.m.

Visit Residence Halls - (BSC ID cards for all students will be made throughout the morning. You may pick up your card from the Norton Center 2nd-Floor Information Desk before you leave campus.)

Honors information, Hanson Solarium

11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Lunch - Alumni Plaza/Food Court - Norton Campus Center

12:15 p.m.

Norton Campus Center
Students:
Roommate Roundup
Commuter Corral

Parents:
Residence Life Q & A with BSC Staff

1- 2 p.m.

Students:
French Placement Exam
Spanish Placement Exam

Parents:
Financial Aid/Comptroller's Office Q & A Session

2-3 p.m.

Students:
Algebra Proficiency Exam
Chemistry/Physics Placement Exam

Parents:
Lessons in Letting Go ... with a little help from Mayberry

3-4 p.m.

Students:
Music Theory Placement Exam
Computer Science Placement Exam

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