Parent Sessions

10:15 – 11:00 AM

Making a Life at OU: Current Student Voices


Michelle Hall, Vice President for Campus Life

Student Panel: Taylor Roberts, Coja Jones, Calvin Schneider

Oglethorpe is all about pairing in-classroom learning with leadership and professional development experiences on-campus and in the city of Atlanta. In this engaging session, learn about how our Atlanta Laboratory for Learning (A_LAB) connects students to learning opportunities via internships and career development, civic engagement, study abroad, and undergraduate research. Don’t miss this chance to hear directly from current Petrels about how OU helps foster personal-growth (and resume-building!) experiences.

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11:00 AM -12:00 PM

Financing Your OU Education


Chris Summers, Director of Financial Aid

Join our Director of Financial Aid to learn the differences between institutional, state, and federal aid, as well as strategies for maximizing your financial resources to pay for college. We will review how to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and answer your financial aid questions. Don’t miss this helpful session!

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