Freshman Orientation

General Orientation Day - August 19

General Orientation Day is for those who were unable to attend the designated summer program orientations.

View the schedule of events here.

New Student Kick-Off
Schedule of events

August 20, 2019 • 10:00am - 1:00pm
Lake Area Tech Student Center

All new students are strongly encouraged to attend

All Day

CRASH THE CAMPUS - Watch for details

LAPTOP Distribution - IT Department/Room 506
 - First installment or full payment to be paid in Tax Bookstore prior to distribution. Photo ID required.

10:00 am

Moments That Stick - Mitch Reed
Student Event Center - Level 4
Mitch Reed is a high school superintendent, husband, dad, and the project developer/author of Cardboard Confessionals. His project not only allowed him the unintended opportunity to build strong relationships with his students but taught him a great deal about life and the moments that stick. Mitch will share a message of using your "moments" to change your life and change the world!

11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Street Fair - Student Center
Community businesses will provide new students with information to make your stay in Watertown enjoyable.

Free Lunch - Student Commons

Final Preparations - Campus-wide
Books, tools, laptops, class schedules, locating classrooms, financial aid, campus cash, etc.

Wayfinding - Locate your classes/rooms

12:00 noon

Build Dakota Scholarship Team Meeting/Group Photo
Student Event Center - Level 4

12:30 pm

Workstudy Orientation
Room 514 (Also Aug. 21/Aug. 22 @4:00pm)