Sunday June 25th - Mentor Workshop Schedule

June 23, 2017
Posted by shannon

Your mentors have been hard at work preparing for your arrival.  The following workshops were created by them to help aid in your transition to Stanford.  Students are free to attend any workshop of their choosing regardless of their house. Commuting students are strongly encouraged to attend.  Mentors will be stationed near the Residence Hall entrances to let you into the building.

2:00 PM - 2:50 PM

Stanford Arts Tour

Location: Florence Moore - Alondra
Stops include Mcmurtry, Cantor, and the Rodin sculptures

Health and Wellness Campus Tour

Location: Florence Moore - Cardenal
Take a tour of campus, with stops at our health & wellness resources on campus! Hear firsthand from our staff on how to avoid the infamous "dorm plague," as well as what to do when you need to de-stress! Meet in the Cardenal lounge!

HSSC I Screwed Up

Location: Florence Moore - Faisan
Hear HSSC mentors talk about their biggest failures at Stanford - and how they moved forward!

Arts and Crafts

Location: Florence Moore - Gavilan
Students will engage in crating fun decorations for their new college dorm room!

Kickback and Relaxation Techniques

Location: Florence Moore - Loro
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by your daily life? Well come learn some useful relaxation exercises from your future Mentors. Mentors will lead a host of meditation and breathing exercises with the goal of heping you find your center.

Ask a Stanford Student

Location: Florence Moore - Mirlo
Students participate in a panel Q&A with their future Mentors. They can ask about classes, study habits, residential life, being away from home, and more.

Time Management

Location: Florence Moore - Paloma
Students will learn effective time management skills such as balancing a schedule and weighing your priorities in planning.

Campus Tour

Location: Crothers
Stops may include fountains, academic buildings, libraries, major landmarks (i.e. Hoover tower, the Oval), gyms, Tressider, bookstore, Windhover, Memchu/the quad, MemAud
 

3:00 PM - 3:50 PM

A Day in the Life of a Stanford Student

Location: Florence Moore - Alondra
Get a feel for what a typical day in the life of a Stanford student life is like

Fitness at Stanford Panel

Location: Florence Moore - Cardenal
Trying to get your exercise in this summer? Learn about fitness and health at Stanford! We'll go over tips and resources for athletics and recreation on campus. Located in the Cardenal Lounge.

Religious Community Spaces

Location: Florence Moore - Faisan
Tour some of the religious community spaces on campus

Community Center Breakdown/Ways to Get Involved

Location: Florence Moore - Gavilan
Students will learn information about the various community centers on campus (DGEN, WCC, Blach House, Centro Lati@/Chican@, A^3S) and what services/programs they offer. We'll also include information on programs that run through the summer that they might be interested in getting involved in.

Kickback and Relaxation Techniques

Location: Florence Moore - Loro
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by your daily life? Well come learn some useful relaxation exercises from your future Mentors. Mentors will lead a host of meditation and breathing exercises with the goal of helping you find your center.

Lake Lag + Q&A

Location: Florence Moore - Mirlo
A hike on one of Stanford's most famous landmarks, where students can get to know their mentors and get their questions about Stanford answered.

Time Management Workshop

Location: Florence Moore - Paloma
Students will learn effective time management skills such as balancing a schedule and weighing your priorities in planning.

General Q&A

Location: Crothers
An open forum for questions! Meet the Crothers staff!

4:00 PM - 4:50 PM

Fountain Hopping

Location: Florence Moore - Alondra
An age old stanford tradition- be ready to get wet!

Resilience at Stanford Panel

Location: Florence Moore - Cardenal
Stanford can be stressful! From difficult classes to being away from home, being a Stanford student presents its own unique set of challenges. Come to the Cardenal lounge to hear some pro tips about how to de-stress and succeed on campus.

Board Games

Location: Florence Moore - Faisan
Kick back and play some board and card games with other HSSC students and mentors

Favorite Study Spots

Location: Florence Moore - Gavilan
Mentors will compile a list of their favorite study spots on campus and point them out on a map for students to keep in mind as they make their way into classes.

Kickback and Relaxation Techniques

Location: Florence Moore - Loro
Do you sometimes feel overwhelmed by your daily life? Well come learn some useful relaxation exercises from your future Mentors. Mentors will lead a host of meditation and breathing exercises with the goal of helping you find your center.

Find Your Classes

Location: Florence Moore - Mirlo
Mentors will help students locate their classrooms, either on a map or by leading students through campus to their classrooms.

Time Management

Location: Florence Moore - Paloma
Students will learn effective time management skills such as balancing a schedule and weighing your priorities in planning.

Succeeding at Stanford

Location: Crothers
Meet our staff consisting of Mentors, who will talk about study skills, time management in college, digital resources, health and wellness, approaching faculty, as well as many other tricks and valuable information that will help you succeed at Stanford.