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Webinar Series

Sign up for one or more of the webinars below and learn about SUNY Geneseo from the comfort of home.

Looking for more? Explore other ways to get to know Geneseo or contact one of our admissions counselors directly. 

Admissions Webinars

Thurs, July 9th: Choosing a major

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Choosing your major can feel like a big decision. Whether you’re starting out at Geneseo undecided or decide to change your initial major after starting your coursework there’s a lot to consider. What is the process? Will switching impact my timeline to graduation? What kind of job could I get with this major? Join the departments of Career Development and Academic Planning & Advising to learn the ins and outs of choosing a major and the world of opportunities it opens to you.

Presented by Department of Academic Planning & Advising and Career Development's Leah Houk and Heather Morens

Register for July 9 webinar

Friday, July 10: Build a home away from home

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Moving into the unknown can be intimidating as well as exciting, so let's talk about it! Join us as we engage in the different ways you can prepare for this adjustment as you balance staying connected with those you love with creating a sense of home on campus. Topics will range from coping with homesickness and staying organized to decorating your dorm room and getting involved on campus!

Presented by Sabrina Bramwell, admissions counselor and Geneseo alum

Register for July 10 webinar

Monday, July 13: Let's pack for college!

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Yay, you've made it! Before you stuff the car with every single thing you own, let's make a list. In this webinar series we will explore the must-haves, the must-avoids, and the tips-and-tricks of packing for college.

Presented by Sabrina Bramwell, admissions counselor and Geneseo alum

Register for July 13 webinar

Tues, July 14th: Mapping your future

1:00 PM-2:00 PM

Curious about what courses to take to complete your major? What about the courses you can take to fulfill general education requirements? Want to know if you have time to complete a second major or minor? Do you want to know if you’ll have time to study abroad and how that would fit into your program of study? Find out how to answer all of these questions with the Degreeworks tool! We will walk you through Degreeworks and how to use it to map out your degree plan!

Presented bu the Department of Academic planning & Advising’s Kate Huppé, graduate intern and Heather Wilhelm Routenberg, academic advisor

Register for July 14 webinar

Wednesday, July 15: Campus safety

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

The safety and well-being of students, faculty, and staff is of the highest priority at SUNY Geneseo. There is a campus-wide culture of respect and concern for one another. There are many systems in place to help facilitate this sense of comfort on campus and this webinar is designed to introduce you to the many people who help our community stay safe and well.

Presented by Scott Ewanow, UPD inspector, and Suzanne Miller, admissions counselor

Register for July 15 webinar

Friday, July 17: A day in the life of a Geneseo student

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Although every student's schedule is different, we will talk about a typical day in the life of a Geneseo student which will include residence hall living, class participation, study time, dining and more. This will include tips on how to help make yourself college ready now!

Presented by Kevin Reed, associate director of admissions

Register for July 17 webinar

Monday, July 20: You're here to succeed

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

It's important to make the most of your time on campus. Rachel can tell you, in hindsight, she didn't take advantage of everything that was at her fingertips during her undergraduate career. She's here to make sure you do!

Topics include:

  • A look at how your extra-curricular activities can build your resume
  • Office hours and building relationships with faculty and staff
  • What your classes can do for you beyond the classroom
  • Utilizing services on campus to maximize your success

Presented by Rachel Pasternak, admissions counselor and mental health liaison.

Register for July 20 webinar

Wednesday, July 22: Rising juniors and seniors

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

This webinar will speak to the importance of the college search and will provide tips for the application process, specific to SUNY Geneseo.

Presented by Kris Heeres, admissions counselor, transfer coordinator, Geneseo alum

Register for July 22 webinar

Friday, July 24: Application do's and don'ts

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Careless mistakes can make your application stand out for the wrong reasons. Come learn some tips and tricks you can use to produce a polished and strong application.

Presented by Suzanne Miller, admissions counselor.

Register for July 24 webinar

Monday, July 27: Diversity at Geneseo

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Diversity is one of the school's core institutional values which frames the college's sense of community and fosters respect and appreciation for the broad spectrum of backgrounds, beliefs, talents, interests, and life choices of students, faculty, and staff. Come hear from alum and admissions counselor Victor Wang about his experience with diversity at Geneseo and what the college is currently doing in it's continuing commitment to diversity.

Register for July 27 webinar

Wednesday, July 29: Real talk, a rap session about diversity and inclusion

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

Addressing racism and inequity and the resources SUNY Geneseo have to combat those evils on our campus.

Presented by George Anselme, senior assistant director of admissions and multicultural recruitment coordinator.

Register for July 29 webinar

Friday, July 31: First to success

11:30 AM-12:30 PM

An open, real and informal conversation for first generation college students.

Presented by George Anselme, senior assistant director of admissions and multicultural recruitment coordinator

Register for July 31 webinar

Orientation Webinars

July 14: Study Better, Not Harder

2:00 PM-3:00 PM

Were you one of those students who rarely studied in high school? Often, students come to Geneseo unsure about what studying actually is, especially good studying!

Choose from one of two sessions of this workshop, which will help you to understand what makes for good learning and how to apply that knowledge in specific study techniques for different subjects.

July 14 webinar

July 16: Study Better, Not Harder

11:00 AM-12:00 PM

Were you one of those students who rarely studied in high school? Often, students come to Geneseo unsure about what studying actually is, especially good studying!

Choose from one of two sessions of this workshop, which will help you to understand what makes for good learning and how to apply that knowledge in specific study techniques for different subjects.

July 16 webinar

Webinars from Campus Partners

GOLD

The Geneseo Opportunities for Leadership Development (GOLD) mission is accomplished through education, development, and training of students in an extensive series of personal development programs, institutes, leadership certificates, service learning, volunteer work, and active engagement in college and community life.

Thursday, July 9: GOLD Workshop: Introduction to the Core Leadership Certificates Series

6:00-7:00 PM

Presenter: Nicholas Palumbo, Asst. Dean of Students for Leadership and Service & Director of the GOLD Program

Register for July 9 GOLD webinar

Wednesday, July 15: GOLD Workshop: Leadership Concepts

6:00-7:00 PM

Presenter: Nicholas Palumbo, Asst. Dean of Students for Leadership and Service & Director of the GOLD Program

Register for July 15 GOLD webinar

Tuesday, July 21: GOLD Workshop: Leadership Concepts

6:00-7:00 PM

Presenter: Nicholas Palumbo, Asst. Dean of Students for Leadership and Service & Director of the GOLD Program

Register for July 21 GOLD webinar

Tuesday, July 28: GOLD Workshop: Introduction to the Leadership in Life Certificates Series

6:00-7:00 PM

Presenter: Nicholas Palumbo, Asst. Dean of Students for Leadership and Service & Director of the GOLD Program

Register for July 28 GOLD webinar

Tuesday, August 4: GOLD Workshop: Meet the GOLD Leader Mentors

6:00-7:00 PM

Presenters: GOLD Leader Mentor Staff
Moderator: Nicholas Palumbo, Asst. Dean of Students for Leadership and Service & Director of the GOLD Program

Register for August 4 GOLD webinar

Tuesday, August 11: GOLD Workshop: First Steps - Getting the most out of GOLD!

6:00-7:00 PM

Presenter: Nicholas Palumbo, Asst. Dean of Students for Leadership and Service & Director of the GOLD Program

Register for August 11 GOLD webinar

Have questions? Live chat sessions with the Office of Admissions are offered every Tuesday and Thursday from 11:30am-12:30pm.

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