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Orientation

Virtual Orientation Sessions

Black Hawk College is hosting a series of virtual orientation sessions for students from both campuses looking to begin classes in Fall 2020. The series is called “How to @ the Hawk” and covers topics like advising, paying for college, leadership and academics.

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session via email to all registered participants.


How to @ the Hawk: Current Sessions

 

Be a Leader

When: Every Friday, Sept. 18 to Oct. 16, from 11 a.m. to noon

Join us for a five-session virtual series to improve and develop leadership skills to use in campus clubs/organizations, the workplace and daily life beginning Sept. 18.

The first 25 enrollees will receive a $10 gift card to Amazon. All participants who complete three out of the five schedule sessions will receive a free T-shirt and leadership certificate at the end of the series.

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: BE A LEADER »

How To @ The Hawk: Upcoming Fall Sessions

Future Fall 2020 sessions … COMING SOON.  Please continue to check back for updated registration information. For questions, please email kochj@bhc.edu.


Excelling Academically

When: TBA

Learn how to develop effective study habits and build a network of support. Get introduced to Student Success Center resources to meet your academic goals!

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: EXCELLING ACADEMICALLY »

Be a Successful Online Learner

When: TBA

Learn strategies to help you succeed in online coursework and understand how the online experience differs from the residential classroom. This online session is open to all prospective and current students.

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: ONLINE LEARNER »

Access Library Resources

Learn how to maximize BHC library resources to select, find and check out a library book and familiarize yourself with campus databases.

Zoom link will be provided 24 hours prior to session

REGISTER FOR: LIBRARY RESOURCES »

Navigating Canvas

When: TBA

Canvas is the software that BHC instructors use to teach online and hybrid classes. Not sure how to use Canvas? Join us for a step-by-step overview on how to use Canvas as a BHC student.

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: NAVIGATING CANVAS »

How To @ The Hawk: Upcoming Spring Sessions

 Advising 101

When: Spring 2021 sessions … COMING SOON. Please continue to check back for updated registration information. For questions, please email kochj@bhc.edu.

Advising 101 will cover basic information to help students succeed, including:

  • The BHC Brave Experience
  • Introduction to Financial Aid & Payment Information
  • Registration for Virtual Advising Session
  • How to Contact an Advisor
  • How to Locate Information on Student Resources

All participants will receive a free T-shirt and lanyard at the completion of the session!

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: ADVISING 101 »

Paying for College

When: TBA

This virtual information session is for all prospective students and will present options for paying for college and assist you in finding answers to your finance related questions with our financial aid staff!

Military-related students can find dedicated support in this session which will feature a breakout session conducted by our Military and Veterans Coordinator.

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: PAYING FOR COLLEGE »

Manage Your Time

When: TBA

Successful time management is a skill that is extremely beneficial for all students, at all levels. Join us to learn more about managing your time and keeping up with class work to help improve your success!

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: MANAGE YOUR TIME »

 


  Handle Change

When: TBA

Learn best practices to assist with evaluating and implementing changes in your environment.

A Zoom link will be provided 24 hours before the session.

REGISTER FOR: HANDLE CHANGE »