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As Director of First-Year Programs, I would like to welcome you officially to GardnerWebb University. We are excited that you have chosen to attend our institution. As a new college student, you are now closing one chapter of your life and starting a new one. I hope this transitions book will help you ease into this new chapter and “transition” successfully into the Gardner-Webb community. e purpose of this Transitions Book is to provide you with an easy-to-use reference to the facilities and services Gardner-Webb provides for its students. It is conveniently divided into important subject areas that should be easy to follow. It’s full of very important information and I encourage you to read all of it. However, there are a few areas I want to emphasize. First, please go to the section titled “Immediate Response Required.” e Immunization Record and Health Data Card should be immediately returned to the University. Don’t forget to review the other forms included for their applicability to you and your interests. is information will provide us with the information we need to facilitate your registration, room assignment and prepare for your arrival on August 16, 2013. Second, take a moment to review the Academic Calendar. It provides significant dates and deadlines for your academic progress. Especially important are registration dates, deadlines for withdrawing from courses and scheduled holidays and breaks. I look forward to your arrival at this great institution, and working with you during your First-Year.

Sincerely,

Jessica Jessica Herndon, MBA Director of First-Year Programs Gardner-Webb University

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How To Use This Transition Book PUrPose e purpose for compiling this information is to provide you with some basic information that you need prior to attending Gardner-Webb University. ere is a section in this Transitions Book titled Immediate Response Required. Please fill out the forms that apply and return them in the NEXT 10 - 14 DAYS. ese forms will provide additional information that the University needs to prepare for registration. Schedules are created based on prompt response to the materials and information located in the Immediate Response Required section of this Transitions Book. STEP  Read through each section of this Transitions Book, which is divided by index pages. STEP :

Fill out the following forms and note the Pre-Registration Instructions located in the Immediate Response Required section:

STEP :

Mail all forms to Gardner-Webb University. Please see the bottom of each form for the correct address.

Mandatory  Immunization Record (must be complete by August 1st)  Health Data Card (must be completed prior to checking into campus housing)  Pre-Registration Worksheets (must be completed online prior to receiving your class schedule.) optional  Honors Program  Students with Disabilities Request for Services

Please direct all questions regarding any of the forms to their respective offices. Names and telephone numbers are located on the forms.

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Table of Contents How to Use This Transition Book ......................................................................................................2

BeCoMING A BULLDoG ..............................................................................................................5 New Student Checklist ........................................................................................................................................................................7 Breaking the Code ................................................................................................................................................................................8 Who Should I Contact If ..................................................................................................................................................................10 Academic Calendar ............................................................................................................................................................................13 Thrive Office of Retention................................................................................................................................................................17

sUrVIVe AND THrIVe: ACADeMIC LIFe ................................................................................19 Academic Development-Academic Advising ........................................................................................................................21 Disability Services (Noel Program) ..............................................................................................................................................23 John R. Dover Library ........................................................................................................................................................................27 University Honors Program..............................................................................................................................................................28 Registrar Services ..................................................................................................................................................................................31 Dimensions ..............................................................................................................................................................................................33 The Writing Center ............................................................................................................................................................................34 The Learning Enrichment and Assistance Program..............................................................................................................34 Study and Travel Abroad ..................................................................................................................................................................34 Undergraduate Research at Gardner-Webb University......................................................................................................35 ROTC........................................................................................................................................................................................................37

sUrVIVe AND THrIVe: soCIAL LIFe ......................................................................................39 August Move-In Information ..........................................................................................................................................................41 Department of Housing & Residence Education ..................................................................................................................43 Making Your Room Your Home ....................................................................................................................................................45 Check List for University Residence Hall Living ....................................................................................................................46 Becoming a Roommate: From Stranger to Friend ................................................................................................................47 Student Leadership Development ..............................................................................................................................................49 The Office of Community Engagement ..................................................................................................................................49 Technology Services ..........................................................................................................................................................................50 GWU Telecommunications ............................................................................................................................................................54 GWU Dining ........................................................................................................................................................................................55 Gardner- Webb University CAMPUS SHOP........................................................................................................................57 Annual Fund/Dialing Dawgs ..........................................................................................................................................................58

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sUrVIVe AND THrIVe: A BALANCeD LIFe........................................................................59 Christian Life and Service ..........................................................................................................................................................61 Counseling Services ....................................................................................................................................................................63 Career Services ..............................................................................................................................................................................63 Suttle Wellness Center ..............................................................................................................................................................63 Broyhill Adventure Course........................................................................................................................................................63 Intramural Program ......................................................................................................................................................................64 Indoor Climbing Wall ..................................................................................................................................................................64

CoMMUTer INForMATIoN ................................................................................................65 Commuter Student Information ............................................................................................................................................67

INForMATIoN For PAreNTs ............................................................................................69 University Police ............................................................................................................................................................................72 Parent/Guardian Involvement Policy ....................................................................................................................................73 University Health Services ........................................................................................................................................................74 Local Hotels & Motels ................................................................................................................................................................76 Class of 2017 Family Information............................................................................................................................................76

GeTTING DoWN To BUsINess ..........................................................................................79 Business Office Services ..............................................................................................................................................................81 Expenses for the 2013-2014 Academic Year ........................................................................................................................82 Financial Aid Information ............................................................................................................................................................84 Webb Card Information ..............................................................................................................................................................86

IMMeDIATe resPoNse reQUIreD ....................................................................................89 Guidelines for Completing Immunization Record ..........................................................................................................91 *Immunization Form ....................................................................................................................................................................92 *Health Data Card........................................................................................................................................................................95 *Directions for Completing Pre-Registration Worksheets..........................................................................................97 *Application THE UNIVERSITY HONORS PROGRAM ....................................................................................99 *Noel Program for Students with Disabilities Request for Services Form..........................................................101 *Please complete these forms as applicable and return them to appropriate oďŹƒce.

racially Nondiscriminatory Policy “Gardner-Webb admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies,

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New student Checklist Before You Arrive To Campus:  Know your WebbConnect Username and Password  Activate your student GWU email account. is is the only way the University will communicate with you. To login to your email account, click on WebbConnect, complete your “Username” and “Password” then click on the “mail” icon in the upper le corner.  Begin to check your GWU emails.  Register for New Student Orientation. Go to WebbConnect, sign in using your Username and Password. On the le side of the screen, click on “New Student,” and then click “Orientation Registration.”  Sign up for Campus Safety Text Message alerts through WebbConnect.  *Sign into WebbConnect, click on “Maintain Information,” click “opt in for emergency text messages.”  Register your car starting July 15, 2013.  Log into WebbConnect, click on “Housing, Meals, Vehicle”, click on “Register a Vehicle.” Submit your registration and your car decal will be ready when you arrive during Move-In. e $100.00 vehicle registration fee will be added to your student account.  Complete your Pre-Registration Worksheets. To complete this task, follow the directions listed under the Immediate Response Required tab.  Take any required Placement tests that you may need. If you need to take a placement test, you will be notified when you complete your pre-registration worksheets.  Review the Student Handbook online. is handbook contains guidelines in which you are responsible for while being a member of the Gardner-Webb Community. Go to www.gardner-webb.edu/student-handbook.  If you have been awarded work study, you will be notified by the Financial Planning Office. Please make sure you bring your original social security card (not a copy) with you to campus, as well as another picture ID, in order to complete your employment paperwork.  Pay your housing deposit and complete your housing application.  Submit your immunization records to the Registrar Services. is is a requirement according to NC Law.  Send your final high school/college transcripts as soon as they are available.

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Breaking the Code A Guide to Campus Lingo BAC - e Broyhill Adventure Course is a unique outdoor adventure challenge complex that offers four experiential elements: the Alpine Tower, the Carolina Straight Wall, the Zipline and the Rescue Exercise.

Big Brother/SiSter - Upperclassmen who help with New Student Orientation. CAf - Cafeteria located in the DCC. CMU - Campus Ministries United. CoMpUter LABS - Eight labs on campus for student use. Core CLASSeS - Basic course requirements for all students earning a Bachelor of Arts or Science Degree. DCC - Dover Campus Center -Undergraduate Admissions, Chic-fill-A®, Simply to Go, and the Caf are located here. DeAn - An administrative officer in charge of a college, faculty, or division in a university. (i.e. Dean of Student Development). DAwg poUnD - A spirited group of students who support the Dawgs at sporting events. fAMiLy weekenD - A weekend in September when family members are given an opportunity to attend campus activities and visit with students.

fAfSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid - a form that needs to be filled out and submitted before financial aid can be awarded. fCA - Fellowship of Christian Athletes. foCUS - Fellowship of Christians United in Service - a group of volunteer students who visit different churches and plan worship experiences and fellowship activities with their youth.

grD - Graduate Resident Director - a student staff member who lives on campus and assists in operations of a residence hall. intrAMUrALS - Opportunity for students to participate in a variety of athletic and recreational activities. LeAp - Learning Enrichment and Assistance Program - offers students the opportunity to make peer tutoring appointments and provides learning enrichments for students. e program also offers tutoring services.

LyCC - Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center–the arena for sports events, Dimensions and other special events. MAC AnD LULU - Our mascots! noeL progrAM - Offers support services for students with documented disabilities. oMg – O. Max Gardner Building and Recital Hall. is is where the Music Department is located. peer LeADer - Upperclassmen who co-teach in the University 111/101 classes. prereqUiSite - A course that is required prior to enrolling in another. QUAD - e large grassy area in the center of campus. rA - Resident Assistant is an undergraduate student who lives on the floor of each hall and is there to assist students with their needs. reS-teCh - Assists residential students with network connection and computer problems. reS-eD - Residence Education is responsible for all aspects of campus housing and coordinates special programming opportunities for residential students on various topics.

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SAC - Student Alumni Council-provides a link between students and alumni. SMALL groUpS - Small groups of students who meet to have Bible study together. SiMpLy to go - A convenient food establishment that serves sandwiches, salads, desserts, and hot microwavable meals. SUttLe weLLneSS - Suttle Wellness Center contains a fitness/wellness room, and a free weight room. SyLLABUS - An outline or a summary of the main points in a course of study. gwU-toDAy.CoM - Our online student newspaper. the Verge - A weekly student-led worship service held on campus. the weBB - Our yearbook. thriVe - Office of Retention. tUCker StUDent Center - Newest addition to campus. Houses the campus shop, campus post office, and many dining options. UniVerSity 101- UniVerSity 111 - A course designed to help first year students make the transition from high school to college and learn to apply skills and knowledge that will enable them to succeed in college. Up- University Police. weBBConneCt -e online portal that gives students access to all their records. work StUDy - Jobs offered on campus to earn money while in school. writing Center - A place where students can receive help on writing assignments.

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WHO SHOULD I CONTACT IF… neeD heLp with My SCheDULe? in most cases, your University 111/101 instructor can help you. you can also contact: ACADeMiC ADViSing ..............................................................................(704) 406-4563

neeD to AppeAL A grADe or ACADeMiC DeCiSion? ....(704) 406-4563

neeD to pAy A BiLL or hAVe qUeStionS ABoUt My ACCoUnt ? BUSineSS offiCe..........................................................................................(704) 406-4287

wAnt to know whAt ’S AVAiLABLe to heLp Me in My SpiritUAL growth ? ChriStiAn Life AnD SerViCe........................................................... (704) 406-4277

neeD to BUy textBookS or SUppLieS? CAMpUS Shop ................................................................................................(704) 406-4273

neeD to write A reSUMe or finD An internShip? CAreer DeVeLopMent ........................................................................(704) 406-2170

woULD Like to Do VoLUnteer work? CoMMUnity engAgeMent ..............................................................(704) 406-2135

AM A CoMMUter StUDent ? CoMMUter SerViCeS ............................................................................. (704) 406-4268

hAVing troUBLe hooking My CoMpUter Up to the network ? teChnoLogy SerViCeS....................................................................... (704) 406-4647

hAVe A perSonAL proBLeM thAt i Don’t know how to hAnDLe? CoUnSeLing SerViCeS...........................................................................(704) 406-4563

hAVe A DiSABiLity AnD woULD Like ASSiStAnCe? DiSABiLity SUpport SerViCeS (the noeL progrAM).............................................................................(704) 406-4270

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hAVe A qUeStion ABoUt My finAnCiAL AiD, work StUDy or SChoLArShipS? finAnCiAL pLAnning ........................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4243

neeD to get in ShApe? fitneSS, reCreAtion, BoSt gyM ......................................................................................................................................(704) 406-3552 progrAMMing & perSonAL fitneSS ............................................................................................................................(704) 406-3552 SwiMMing pooL ............................................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-3656 BroyhiLL ADVentUre CoUrSe/CLiMBing wALL ................................................................................................(704) 406-4257 exerCiSe/weight rooM ........................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-3552

AM i SiCk or injUreD? heALth SerViCeS/eMergenCieS Contact your rA or grD University Police..............................................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4444 Shelby Family Practice....................................................................................................................................................................(980) 487-2090 Cleveland Regional Medical Center ..........................................................................................................................................(980) 487-3000 Boiling Springs Family Care..........................................................................................................................................................(704) 434-2281

AM i An internAtionAL StUDent & wAnt to ConneCt with other internAtionALS? internAtionAL StUDentS ..................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-3046

neeD A tUtor or hAVe qUeStionS ABoUt tUtoring ? LeArning enriChMent AnD ASSiStAnCe progrAM ......................................................................................(704) 406-4562

neeD to SpenD SoMe tiMe in the LiBrAry ? DoVer MeMoriAL LiBrAry ..................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4290

neeD to Set Up My MAiLBox or MAiL A pACkAge? poSt offiCe (CAMpUS) ..............................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4274

hAVe A qUeStion ABoUt My reSiDenCe hALL? reSiDenCe eDUCAtion ............................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4300

woULD Like to know whAt ’S hAppening’ on CAMpUS? StUDent ACtiVitieS...........................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4268

wAnt to get inVoLVeD with StUDent goVernMent ? StUDent goVernMent ASSoCiAtion ........................................................................................................................(704) 406-2135

wAnt to get inVoLVeD with StUDent CLUBS AnD orgAnizAtionS?

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wAnt to trAVeL AnD/or StUDy ABroAD? StUDy ABroAD/internAtionAL progrAMS ........................................................................................................(704) 406-3993

hAVe QUeStionS ABoUt My phone or VoiCeMAiL? teLeCoMMUniCAtionS ..........................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-2391

neeD An iD CArD? got A pArking tiCket ? UniVerSity poLiCe ....................................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4444

neeD SoMe heLp writing A pAper ? writing Center ..........................................................................................................................................................................(704) 406-4393

wAnt to tALk ABoUt yoUr experienCe At gwU? thriVe: UniVerSity retention ..................................................................................................................................(704) 406-2317

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Academic Year 2013-2014 fALL SeMeSter 2013 Move-In for All New Students Living in Residence Halls & New Student Orientation ............................................................................................Aug 16 (Fri) Classes begin for Traditional Undergraduate Program ........................................................................................................Aug 21 (Wed) Fall Convocation : Last Day for Late Registration Last/Day For Schedule Modification for Traditional Undergraduate Program ........................................................Aug 27 (Tue) Family Weekend ..............................................................................................................................................Sept 14 (Sat) Last Day to Withdraw with “W” ............................................................................................................Sept 18 (Wed) Graduation Application due for Dec with Late Fee ..............................................................................Oct 15 (Tues) Fall Break begins Aer Classes ......................................................................................................................Oct 18 (Fri) Fall Break/No Classes .................................................................................................................Oct 21-22 (Mon-Tues) Classes Resume ..............................................................................................................................................Oct 23 (Wed) Homecoming ....................................................................................................................................................Oct 26 (Sat) Last Day to Withdraw with “WP/WF”........................................................................................................Nov 8 (Fri) anksgiving Holiday Begins Aer Classes............................................................................................Nov 26 (Tues) Classes Resume ................................................................................................................................................Dec 2 (Mon) Graduation Application due for May..........................................................................................................Dec 2 (Mon) Last Day of Classes for Traditional Undergraduate Program ..............................................................Dec 5 (urs) Final Exams ....................................................................................................................................Dec 9-12 (Mon-urs) Graduating Students Grades Due by 12:00 Noon ................................................................................Dec 11 (Wed) Grades due by 8:00 a.m. ............................................................................................................................Dec 16 (Mon) Commencement............................................................................................................................................Dec 16 (Mon)

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Spring SeMeSter 2014 New Student Orientation for Traditional Undergraduate Program ................................................................................................Jan 6 (Mon) Residential Students Return ..............................................................................................................Jan 6 (Mon) Registration ..............................................................................................................................Jan 6-7 (Mon-Tues) Traditional Undergraduate Program Classes Begin ......................................................................Jan 8 (Wed) Last Day For Late Registration & Schedule Modification ......................................................Jan 14 (Tues) Last Day to Withdraw with “W” ....................................................................................................Feb 5 (Wed) Spring Vacation Begins aer classes ....................................................................................................Mar 7 (Fri) Spring Break for Traditional Undergraduate Programs & Graduates ......................................................................................................Mar 10-14 (Mon-Fri) Graduation Application for May Deadline with Late fee........................................................Mar 17 (Mon) Classes resume for Traditional Undergraduate Programs........................................................Mar 17 (Mon) Advising Early Registration ............................................................................................................Mar 18 (Tues) Last Day to Withdraw with “WP/WF” ............................................................................................Apr 4 (Fri) Easter Vacation Begins aer Classes............................................................................................April 16 (Wed) Classes resume for Traditional Undergraduate Programs........................................................April 22 (Tue) Graduation Application for August due ......................................................................................Apr 28 (Mon) Last Day of Classes ............................................................................................................................May 1 (ur) Reading Day ............................................................................................................................................May 2 (Fri) Final Exams for Traditional Undergraduate Programs ................................................May 5-8 (Mon-ur) Final Grades Due 8:00 a.m. ..........................................................................................................May 12 (Mon) Commencement ..............................................................................................................................May 12 (Mon)

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SUMMer SeMeSter 2014 firSt terM ..............................................................................................................................MAy 21-jUne 24 Traditional Undergraduate Program Registration................................................................................May 21 (Wed) Traditional Undergraduate Program Last Day to Drop/Add 10 Week ..........................................May 26 (Mon) Last Day to Withdraw with “W” ............................................................................................................May 28 (Wed) Graduation Application for August Deadline with Late Fee ............................................................June 16 (Mon) Last Day of Classes for Traditional Undergraduate Program ............................................................June 23 (Mon) Traditional Undergraduate Program Exams ..........................................................................................June 24 (Tues) Grades due 12:00 Noon ............................................................................................................................June 26 (ur)

SeConD terM ..........................................................................................................................jUne 25-jULy 30 Traditional Undergraduate Program Registration................................................................................June 25 (Wed) Traditional Undergraduate Program Classes Begin ............................................................................June 26 (ur) Traditional Last Day to Drop/Add Second Term ................................................................................June 26 (ur) Graduate Classes Meet, Traditional Undergraduate Program & GOAL DO NOT MEET ....................................................................................................................July 4 Last Day to Withdraw “WP/WF” Second Term: GOAL, Graduate, Traditional Undergraduate Program......................................................................July 14 (Mon) Last Day Classes- Traditional Undergraduate Program; Graduation Application for December due ............................................................................................July 28 (Mon) Traditional Undergraduate Programs Exams ..........................................................................................July 29 (Tues) Final Grades Due For Graduating Students 12:00 Noon ....................................................................July 30 (Wed) Grades due 8:00 a.m.....................................................................................................................................July 31 (ur)

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ten week terM (trADitionAL UnDergrADUAte progrAM ..................................MAy 22-jULy 30 Last Day to Withdraw with “W” ................................................................................................June 4 (Wed) Last Day to Withdraw with “WP/WF” ..................................................................................July 14 (Mon) FINAL GRADES DUE FOR GRADUATING STUDENTS 12:00 NOON ......................................................................................................July 30 (Wed) Grades due 8:00 a.m. ......................................................................................................................Aug 4 (Mon) Commencement ..............................................................................................................................Aug 4 (Mon)

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As a member of the Enrollment Management Division, my position is responsible for helping Students thrive. e main areas students thrive are academically, spiritually, socially and financially. When students’ expectations are met in these areas, they will have increased satisfaction at Gardner-Webb University. If you are facing an obstacle in any of these areas please feel free to contact me by telephone, e-mail, or in person, if you would like to visit.

SArAh CUrrie DireCtor of retention tUCker StUDent Center nD 2 fLoor StUDent DeVeLopMent SUite SCUrrie@gArDner-weBB.eDU 704.406.2385

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Academic Advising A DIVIsIoN oF ACADeMIC DeVeLoPMeNT GArDNer-WeBB UNIVersITY Cultivating Academic Success throughout the College Experience We recognize the advising relationship as a critical component of a student’s educational experience. Out goal is to assist students in making a satisfactory transition to college life and provide educational opportunities and tools needed throughout the college career. We work toward incorporating a developmental advising climate that is relationship-focused and consistent with the University’s mission of faith, community, service and leadership. e university acknowledges that first-time students encounter many adjustments when arriving on campus: living in a residence hall or apartment; separation from parents, friends and community; finding one’s place on campus; meeting new people; major and career exploration; and learning to develop strategies for academic success are among the issues that surface for new students. In order to assist students with these concerns, GWU assigns each first-time student to a University Life course ( 111 or UNIV101). e instructor for this course becomes the student’s advisor through the sophomore year or until a major is declared. e primary role of the University Life advisor is to provide information, guidance, resource referral and support along the way. Gardner-Webb university advocates student responsibility in academic outcomes. erefore, the ultimate responsibility for making decisions about educational plans rests with the individual student. e student’s academic advisor becomes a valuable resource in the academic decisionmaking process. Students are strongly encouraged to meet with their advisor at least twice during the semester. www.gardner-webb.edu

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ACADeMIC ADVIsING CeNTer sTAFF Carmen Butler, Associate Dean Undergraduate Advising ........................................cbutler@gardner-webb.edu Dee pettis, Advisor......................................................................................................dpettis@gardner-webb.edu Andrew Bradshaw, Advisor testing Coordinator ................................................abradshaw@gardner-webb.edu Meredith garrett, Student Success Specialist........................................................mpgarrett@gardner-webb.edu Claire torrence, Advisor ........................................................................................ctorrence@gardner-webb.edu tina earls, oďŹƒce Manager............................................................................................tearls@gardner-webb.edu

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Dear Student, Welcome to Gardner-Webb University! I am excited about your decision to pursue your college career here at Gardner-Webb University. If you are a student with a disability you may submit the attached Request for Services Form and return it to the Noel Program for Students with Disabilities, along with documentation describing your disability and its current functional limitations. I will review your documentation and send you an email when it is received. e Noel Program wants to ensure you receive your accommodations in the most timely and efficient manner possible. To assist with this effort, we will contact you prior to your arrival on campus to discuss your eligibility and possible accommodations. Aer you have been assigned a Disability Specialist, you may contact her/him to schedule an appointment for the initial intake and to receive your Letter of Accommodation. It is very important that you see your Disability Specialist as soon as possible aer your arrival on campus, preferably prior to the first day of class. Remember that accommodations are most beneficial when they are begun at the first of the semester. If you wish to meet during the summer months to take care of your intake, we will be happy to make those arrangements with you. Please feel free to contact me or the Assistant Dean of the Noel Program, Cindy Rochester, if you have any questions or concerns. We will be glad to assist you in any way we can. Best Wishes, Cheryl CheryL potter , ASSoCiAte DeAn noeL progrAM for StUDentS with DiSABiLitieS 704-406-4270 cpotter@gardner-webb.edu

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Documentation Guidelines CAnDiDAte reSponSiBiLitieS 

You will be required to submit medical or other diagnostic records pertaining to your disability and limitations. You may be required to provide additional evaluations if documentation is outdated or if you are requesting accommodations not supported in your current documentation.

You are expected to make timely and appropriate disclosures and written requests for needed modifications, including classroom adaptations, test modifications, tutoring, interpreters, taped or enlarged texts, etc.

You must demonstrate appropriate and responsible levels of self-help in obtaining and arranging for accommodations or auxiliary aids. is includes applying for funding for specialized support services from the Division of Vocational Rehabilitation or other agencies, as needed.

eLigiBiLity Please compile appropriate documentation based on the guidelines below and complete the VOLUNTARY DISCLOSURE FORM.

DoCUMentAtion gUiDeLineS In order to establish that an individual is covered under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, documentation must be provided that indicates the disability substantially limits some major life activity, including learning. It is the responsibility of the student to obtain the documentation and present a copy to the Office of Disability Services (ODS). Any correspondence regarding the adequacy of the submitted documentation will be sent to the student. It is the student's responsibility to obtain additional information or clarification. Qualifications of the examiner: Documentation must be submitted by a professional who is licensed or certified in the area for which the diagnosis is made. Name, title and license or certification credentials must be stated in the documentation. e documentation should be on office or practice letterhead, dated, signed and specifically addressed to then Noel Program for Students with Disabilities. e evaluating professional should not be related to the student.

generAL DoCUMentAtion reqUireMentS In general, the following information should be included in documentation submitted to the Office of Disability Services. Additional requirements specific to various disabilities are located in the next section (“Required Documentation for Specific Medical Conditions or Disabilities”). history: Personal, psycho-social, medical, developmental and/or educational history relevant to the cause for evaluation should be included. NOTE: e Office of Disability Services (ODS) will not interpret a diagnosis and/or functional limitations from data included in official medical records. Specific Diagnosis: e documentation must contain a clear, concise diagnostic statement which identifies the disability. e ICD and/or DSM classification must be included. Methodology: A full description of the diagnostic methodology used, including all data and measurements from appropriate evaluation instruments, must be included. Data based evidence of disability and level of impairment is required for the provision of accommodations. A discussion of the methodology used and the results obtained should draw a direct link to the diagnosis and the functional limitations of the disability. NOTE: Screening instruments, though oen used to support a diagnosis, are not sufficient indicators of impairment; they will not be used to determine specific accommodations.

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Current and Substantial Limitations: Documentation should be no more than three (3) years old and must include a clear description of current limitations imposed by the disability as they relate to classroom performance and the various demands of University life. e documentation should discuss evidence of the impact of the disability on actual academic performance in the past year, including any accommodations or related services the student has used. Any impact, side effects or functional limitations observed or expected from the use of medication should also be discussed. A discussion of the expected progress and/or stability of the disability should also be included. Differential Diagnosis and Co-Morbidity: Documentation should include a discussion of assessment data that supports or refutes the diagnosis, including an exploration of alternative diagnoses as well as medical, psychiatric, educational and cultural factors that may contribute to symptoms. If multiple diagnoses are provided documentation should indicate primary and secondary and should discuss the functional limitations associated with each. recommendations: Recommendations for accommodations should include a clear rationale based on level of impairment obtained from data based diagnostic evaluations and assessments. Suggestions for accommodations should be directly linked to the impact or functional limitations associated with the disability or medication prescribed to control symptoms. NOTE: e University will make final decisions concerning the appropriateness of accommodations.

reqUireD DoCUMentAtion for SpeCifiC MeDiCAL ConDitionS or DiSABiLitieS: In addition to the information provided by the general documentation requirements listed above, please provide the following information based on the specific nature of the medical condition or disability. Blind and Visually impaired: Documentation from an Ophthalmologist or Optometrist should include:  specific diagnosis indicating current visual acuity  near and distant vision (le and/or right)  visual fields, with and without corrective lenses Chronic Medical Conditions: e documentation should explain the current functional limitations imposed by the medical condition and should contain:    

specific diagnosis whether the limitations and/or symptoms are constant or episodic and the frequency and/or duration current medications and possible side effects any information that may assist the ODS in determining reasonable accommodations

Cognitive impairments: Cognitive impairments may include Learning Disabilities (LD), Acquired Brain Injuries (ABI), Autism/Asperger’s Syndrome or Attention Disorders. e documentation should explain the current functional limitations imposed by the condition, and should include the following:  explanation of psychological and/or psycho-educational tests used; indicate all tests, data and/or scores used to support diagnosis  current medications and possible side effects  interviews, surveys and other data collected to support diagnosis Deaf and hard of hearing: e documentation should include a comprehensive audiologist’s report and should also include:  a specific diagnosis  date of onset (pre/post lingual)  current hearing levels and whether hearing loss is stable or progressive  speech reception levels with and without hearing aids and/or assistive listening devices

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physical/ Mobility impairments: e documentation should identify functional limitations with respect to: 

gross or fine motor functioning

the permanent or temporary nature of the of the condition (if temporary, expected duration of the limitation or impairment)

psychological/psychiatric Conditions: e documentation should explain the current functional limitations imposed by the condition. e following should be addressed: 

basis upon which an Axis I and/or an Axis II diagnosis was made

If psychological and/or psycho-educational tests were used, indicate all tests, data and scores used to support diagnosis

current medication including dosage and possible side effects

short/long term prognosis

therapeutic interventions and level of compliance

educational implications, nature and severity of limitations

inSUffiCient DoCUMentAtion In cases where documentation is incomplete students will be asked to provide additional or clarifying information from the evaluator. Students leaving the University for any reason may, upon readmission, be asked to submit updated documentation prior to receiving accommodations or services. Generally, the following documentation is not sufficient for the provision of services and accommodations:

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documentation in which screening instruments or rating scales are used as the sole diagnostic tool

official medical documentation, medical chart notes or prescription pad notations

documentation more than three (3) years old

testing instruments normed (standardized) for children rather than adults

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John r. Dover Memorial Library We are excited that you will soon be joining us as a new student. What are some of the first things you will want to know as you start to use our Library?  Our home page is www.gardner-webb.edu/library. ere you will find information about our resources, services, people and policies.  You must use your University ID to check books out of the Library or to use material on Reserve.  You will need your WebbConnect username and password to access our online databases from offcampus. Technology Services furnishes these to all new students. If you do not know yours, on the WebbConnect page click on How do I get a user name and password?  Ask for our help! It’s the most important reason we’re here!

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University Honors Program Each year Gardner-Webb University selects a small group of superior incoming students who show great potential in leadership, academics, and community involvement and offers these students the opportunity to join with other students with similar interests as a member of the University Honors Program at GWU. Students in the University Honors Program meet regularly for dinner, to hear outside speakers, to hear presentations by other Honors students, and to discuss current events of local, regional, national, and international importance. Honors students have an opportunity to visit areas which are important locally, regionally, and nationally during our fall and spring field trips. Selected members may represent GWU at state, regional and national conferences of students in college and university Honors programs throughout the US and North America. As a real bonus, Honors students also have advanced registration priority to be assured that they get the exact schedule of classes they want in any given semester. Honors students also have the opportunity to participate in regional, national, and international Honors Semesters. Honors Semester programs bring together 30 to 40 students from colleges and universities throughout the United States and give them the opportunity to study together with widely recognized faculty mentors selected for their areas of expertise. Gardner-Webb students were accepted to the "City as Community" semester in New York (1997), the "essaloniki: Crossroads of Civilization" semester in Greece (1998), the "Grand Canyon" semester in Arizona (1999), "Reinventing Urban Culture" semester in New York for the fall (2001), and "Building and Rebuilding the City" in New York (2003). Other recent Honors’ Semesters have been in Spain, along the East Coast (a traveling semester), Seattle and along the Mississippi Delta. Upcoming semesters will probably be centered in Berlin and the Amazonian area of Peru.

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Students in the University Honors Program also become involved in local community involvement programs in which they represent GWU and the University Honors Student Association. e annual fall retreat focuses on a service project in the surrounding area. In the past, students on fall retreat have been involved with Big Sweep on the New River where the students got in some white water canoeing, camping, and fellowship while participating in the annual river clean-up. Current Honors students volunteer with local hospitals, Hospice, the county abuse prevention shelter, the county homeless shelter, scout troops, local parks, the Broad River Greenway, Habitat for Humanity, and both city and county school enrichment programs. e Honors students have worked with NOAH over previous Easter breaks to help the victims of Hurricane Katrina recover from the storm. In the academic realm, students who are members of the University Honors Program may select from a list of courses which are restricted to Honors students. ese courses are taught by our best faculty members. ese courses present enhanced learning opportunities and challenges which prove to be stimulating for both the students and the participating faculty. Unlike traditional courses, these courses emphasize different learning and teaching styles resulting in deeper learning. e Honors sections of traditional courses fulfill parallel components to the university general education requirements. Oen these courses provide an opportunity for integration of material from many areas of academic study. Both students and faculty are encouraged to integrate material from other courses into these courses. Many of the students indicate that the most important part of these courses is that they are populated by students who want to be in them. To graduate and be recognized as completing the Honors Curriculum, each student must take 27 semester hours in courses designated as "Honors Courses." Six of these hours are completed during the junior and/or senior year by completion of an Honors esis. Depending on departmental regulations, thesis work may be utilized as a component of the student's major. Each Honors student presents his/her thesis to the campus community and may be asked to present his/her thesis at national, regional or state meetings. Honors housing on campus provides for additional and more varied interaction between Honors students and with Honors faculty. Honors Housing permits special programming which serves to enhance the overall campus and Honors experience. ough all Honors students are not required to live in Honors housing, they are strongly encouraged to do so especially in the first year of the GWU experience. In short, the Honors Program provides added value to the undergraduate education. If the prospect of actively engaging with students who seek added value from their university experience sounds exciting to you, I encourage you to apply for membership in the program by completing the application form found in this section and returning it to me as soon as possible. If you have any additional questions about the University Honors Program at Gardner-Webb, please contact Dr. Tom Jones, the director, at your convenience. You may reach him at (704) 406-4369 or e-mail at tjones@gardnerwebb.edu.

who Are honorS StUDentS? ough there is no “typical” Honors Student, most do have the following characteristics:  ey seek intellectual challenges. ey strive to get the most out of each educational opportunity, and are willing to think outside of strict disciplinary standards; 

ey have strong leadership characteristics. ey are oen leaders in their individual high schools, church groups or community organizations before they come to GWU;

ey have a strong interest in service to the community. ey oen act as leaders and organizers of campus and community events;

 ey excel in the classroom (Average SAT @ 1850 (Reading, Math, Writing), Average ACT = 28; Average Class Rank = top 7%; Average HS GPA 3.8); 

ey seek understanding in a global setting. ey are oen well traveled, active in seeking international study, interact with others from different cultures, are active in local and international missions, and apply what they learn to the global entity.

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One of the most important features of both teaching and learning in Honors is the engagement of risk. e risk is both intellectual and practical. Faculty who teach in honors need to be willing to take risks in conceiving courses that stretch their comfortable disciplinary expertise. I think this is one reason why interdisciplinary studies is such a common theme in Honors courses is that it forces us as instructors to stretch our knowledge and skills and to think beyond the routine borders of content courses and departmental offerings. At GWU, many of the interdisciplinary courses, which are found in the catalogue were initially conceived by several faculty members talking about ideas from various disciplines and developing new courses to offer first as Honors courses.

Students need to be open to risks, too, willing to take part actively in developing their own learning, willing to suspend traditional forms of assessment for the sake of exploration, willing to put aside competitive structures of education in order to engage collaboratively and constructively in learning. Much of the work in Honors is developed by teams, which focus on a common task while the traditional “tests” are oen downplayed. We constantly try to determine how students might be learning differently, better, and with greater depth than in traditional courses.

We talk of characteristics such as motivation, challenge, quality, critical thinking, and service to our university, our community and our world. Faculty and students routinely spend time reflecting about how to improve the program and the individual courses. Questions arise about how to improve assignments to develop deeper levels of thought, how do we expand our reading list to have all of us become more aware of needs, what kinds of assignments might prove educational, interesting, how do extracurricular and HSA programs add to the overall Honors experience?

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registrar services regiStrAr’S offiCe weBSite e Registrar’s Office website contains valuable information for all students. e website is located at http://www.gardner-webb.edu/registrar

trAnSCriptS A transcript is an exact copy of the student's academic record at the time it is issued. It can either be an official copy or an unofficial copy. To send or obtain either type requires a student's written statement and signature authorizing the release of his/her records (unofficial copies are available online, see below). ere are four ways you can acquire a transcript: 

Print an unofficial copy online by going through WebbConnect.

Mail the request.

Fax the request.

Come by our office in Dover Campus Center.

CoUrSe SCheDULeS A schedule of courses offered for each semester and the registration dates are available at the following address http://www.gardner-webb.edu/course-schedules

trAnSfer CreDit inforMAtion Transfer credit policies regarding the acceptance of credit from other institutions, AP credit, CLEP, transient credit and other sources can be found on the Registrar’s website http://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-services/registrar/registration-records/transfercredit/index.html

Letter of enroLLMent Students needing verification of enrollment may print this information from WebbConnect. by following the directions below.

Access GWU homepage: www.gardner-webb.edu

Select WebbConnect (top right corner of homepage)

Log into WebbConnect using your student login information

Click the “Registration” tab

Select “Letter of Enrollment.”

iMportAnt DAteS AnD DeADLineS e Academic calendar, located on the Registrar’s Office website, provides information regarding important dates and deadlines, such as last date to drop/add a class, course withdrawal, holidays, fall and spring breaks. e calendar can be found at www.gardner-webb.edu/registrar.

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ferpA ConSent Gardner-Webb University is required to follow the guidelines set forth in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Your educational records are confidential and will only be shared by the university officials with other Gardner-Webb administrators or lending agencies that have a legitimate need to know this information. With your permission, we will share your educational records with your parent(s), spouse, and/or other individuals you may choose to designate, including academic records, account/billing information, and/or financial aid records. is privacy release will remain in effect for the duration of your enrollment at Gardner-Webb University. If you wish to change the names of the individuals to whom your educational records may be released, log in to this page and make the changes. To grant permission, please follow the steps listed below.

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Access GWU Homepage: www.gardner-webb.edu

Select: webb Connect (top right corner of homepage)

Secure Access Login: Enter ID and Password

Select Tab: “Maintain Information”

Choose from the Menu: FERPA Consent Form

Enter the name for Guardian 1 and the Access Code they will give the GWU employee when they call.

Check the boxes of the items to which Guardian 1 will have access. Repeat the procedure for as many other Guardians as you wish.

Click Submit at the bottom of the page when you are finished. You may return to this page and make changes at any time.

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DIMeNsIoNs Dimensions is a weekly series of programs designed to nurture persons spiritually, intellectually and culturally in the context of Christian faith and to promote a sense of community. Satisfactory attendance is a graduation requirement as described in the undergraduate catalog. Programs are usually held on Tuesday mornings at 9:25 in the Lutz-Yelton Convocation Center or Stewart Hall, Tucker Student Center. e schedule of programs is published at the beginning of each semester. Outstanding Christian leaders, including nationally known speakers, musicians, sports figures, University faculty, staff, and SGA officers, provide the program.

iMportAnt thingS to reMeMBer 

Each student is administratively enrolled for the appropriate Dimensions section during each semester of full-time enrollment at Gardner-Webb University or until a minimum of three semester hours has been earned. (Six semesters of attendance are required in order to earn the three semester hours of credit).

Students must attend at least 10 programs per semester to receive credit.

Students must use their ID card to receive credit for Dimensions programs. Credit for attendance will not be given without an ID. Students who scan an ID card other than their own will be charged with Academic Dishonesty.

Students are to arrive at Dimensions no later than 9:30 a.m. to receive attendance credit.

Students are responsible for knowing the number of programs they have attended. Using the WebbConnect online portal, students can check their Dimensions attendance.

For additional information on Dimensions program guidelines, please refer to the Undergraduate Academic Catalog or the Christian Life and Service website http://www.gardner-webb.edu/student-life/christian-life-and-service. If you have further questions, please contact Teresa Davis, Administrative Assistant to the Office of Christian Life and Service, at (704) 406-4277 or tdavis@gardner-webb.edu.

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The Writing Center e University Writing Center offers free tutoring to all Gardner-Webb University students on any concept or problem related to writing. Located in Tucker Student Center, the Center is staffed by qualified graduate and undergraduate student-consultants and is open approximately 40 hours per week during Fall and Spring terms and 20 hours per week during Summer sessions. Appointments are recommended but not required. Distance tutoring (via telephone or online consultation) is available to students living away from main campus. Students can make an appointment in WebbConnect, under “Academic Support,” by choosing “Writing Center Appointment Scheduler.” Visit http://gardner-webb.edu/writing-center for more information.

The Learning enrichment and Assistance Program Learning enrichment and Assistance program Courses All Gardner-Webb University undergraduate students who would like assistance with coursework are encouraged to sign up for help with our Peet Tutoring Program. Peer Tutors are available for appointments in a number of courses and subject areas and will clarify course content, emphasize concepts, strengthen background skills needed for mastery of material, practice application of materials to content, reinforce learning, and encourage independent learning. Our peer tutoring program is a service that can provide additional support to GWU’s educational network already in place. Our tutoring center is located in room 336 of the Tucker Student Center, next to the Student Success Center. Students can make an appointment with a peer tutor in WebbConnect by choosing “Peer Tutoring Appointment Scheduler” under “ Academic Support.” Prior to making an appointment with a peer tutor, LEAP recommends that a student first speak with his/her professor about concerns in particular classes –professors can oen provide insight into what area(s) need attention or what strategies may be helpful in specific courses. e peer tutoring program should never be used as a replacement for missed class time. Please contact LEAP by emailing leap@gardner-webb.edu or by calling (704) 406-4562 with any questions or concerns.

study and Travel Abroad rough the Office of International Programs, students can take advantage of many international opportunities: semesters abroad; summer sessions in other countries; and short trips planned for spring break, right aer school in May or as part of a GWU summer session class. Many GWU students have returned from semesters in England, Hong Kong, Malta, and Costa Rica. ey have enjoyed summer experiences in Canada, Costa Rica, Mexico, Jamaica, and Italy. ey have also participated in short trips to Switzerland, Germany, Russia, Spain, Greece, Italy, Paris, Geneva, and Strasbourg. No matter where you go, or for how long, the experience will expand your mind, broaden your understanding, strengthen your values, and last but not least, enhance your resume. In addition, you will make lifelong friends. THINK ABOUT IT EARLY!! Visit the Director of International Programs, plan for your international experience, and discuss financial assistance to make it possible. I look forward to meeting you! Remember, I am just a phone call or e-mail away, so let’s talk!

for More inforMAtion ContACt: Dr. helen S. tichenor, Director of International Programs 704-406-3993 htichenor@gardner-webb.edu

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Undergraduate research at Gardner-Webb University MiSSion StAteMent In accordance with the University’s mission to “[provide] outstanding undergraduate. . . education that is strongly grounded in the liberal arts,” the Undergraduate Research Program’s mission is to involve students and professors in scholarly projects that come to fruition outside the boundaries of the classroom.

goALS 

To encourage academic excellence as described in the University’s Statement of Values: “enthusiasm for knowledge, intellectual challenge, continuous learning, and scholarly endeavors”; “the pursuit of educational opportunities within and beyond the classroom for the joy of discovery”; and “accomplishment within one’s field of study.”

To promote scholarly undergraduate projects involving faculty mentoring or collaboration.

To encourage students to become part of a larger scholarly community.

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to Meet theSe goALS, the UnDergrADUAte reSeArCh progrAM: 

Funds student research in all disciplines. Students who have received UR funds have, for example,  developed techniques for retrieving algae to use in the extraction of biodiesel fuel;  written a symphonic version of Beowulf, which debuted at GWU, conducted by the student composer;  participated in the Modern Arab League, in which student simulate interaction between Arab countries;  studied the difference between actual and real fitness levels of students in a controlled experiment.

Pairs students with professors who serve as mentors/collaborators. Last year, one of these collaborations led to the publication of an article co-authored by Jesse Roberts and Dr. Jim Morgan called “Helping Bereaved Children and Adolescents: Strategies and Implications for Counselors.” e article was published in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling. Roberts is now in graduate school.

Helps fund student trips to national conference such as the Alpha Chi conference, which met in San Diego last year. Members of the GWU chapter of Alpha Chi won presentations prizes in psychology, American literature, religious studies, and health science. Other GWU students presented at the Southeast Psychological Association and the North Carolina Academy of Science.

In conjunction with Life of the Scholar, hosts an on-campus multidisciplinary scholarly conference for undergraduates the last Saturday in February. is conference is modeled on professional scholarly conferences that professors attend.

Will begin a GWU Summer Scholars program in the summer of 2012. is program will pay tuition, room, and board and provide a mentor/collaborator for students who will spend 5 weeks on campus focusing on an undergraduate research project.

For more information, contact Dr. June Hobbs (jhobbs@gardner-webb.edu)

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roTC e Army ROTC (Reserve Officer Training Corps) at Gardner-Webb University is a program that can enhance your education by providing unique leadership training and management experience. It helps you develop the qualities necessary for success in either a military or civilian career. Students are given a valuable opportunity to build for the future by earning a college degree and an Army Officer's commission at the same time.

intereSteD in the rotC? CALL (704) 406-4427 OR EMAIL Ddevaughn@gardner-webb.edu

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New student Move-In Information FIrsT YeAr sTUDeNTs: FrIDAY, AUGUsT 16, 2013  New Student Orientation will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, August 16, 2013. Please make your travel arrangements accordingly. All new students are required to participate in New Student Orientation.

 If you are a new student participating in a fall sport/marching band/cheerleading and have an early arrival date due to the pre-season camp–you will be notified during your early arrival as to what orientation events you will be required to attend.

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TrANsFer sTUDeNTs: MoNDAY, AUGUsT 19, 2013  Transfer Student Orientation will begin at 2:30 p.m. on Monday, August 19, 2013. Please make your travel arrangements accordingly. All transfer students are required to participate in New Student Orientation.

 If you are a transfer student participating in a fall sport/marching band/cheerleading and have an early arrival date due to the pre-season camp–you will be notified during your early arrival as to what orientation events you will be required to attend.

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Welcome to our Community! Fall 2013 Move-In day:

Friday, August 16, 2013 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

greetingS fUtUre BULLDogS, e Department of Housing & Residence Education is anxiously awaiting your arrival to Gardner-Webb University. We are excited that you have chosen to be a part of an Institution that is grounded in Faith, Service and Leadership. As you prepare for your transition to college, and to your new home away from home, here is some important information that you need to be aware of. 

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of camps that we have come in over the summer, your specific residential facility will not be able to be shown. We use all the available space that we have for camps and Summer School, which does not leave us with many unoccupied rooms. e Admissions Office has show rooms (one male and one female) that you will be able to look at. It may not be in the residential facility that you have been assigned to, but it gives you a general idea of what to expect.

To access the room dimensions for the residence hall, go to www.gardner-webb.edu and follow these steps.  Click on Student Life  Click on Student Services  Click on Housing & Residence Education  Click on Living on Campus  Click on the Housing Facilities  Click on the Residential Facility that you have been assigned to

To find the answers to frequently asked questions, including lo instructions, go to www.gardner-webb.edu and follow these steps.  Click on Student Life  Click on Student Services  Click on Housing & Residence Education

If you have applied and deposit paid to live on campus, then below are the instructions on how to access your housing assignment. Your housing information will be accessible and updated throughout the summer so that you can stay informed about your living situation. Please note: Due to student cancellations, your roommate or room assignment may change without notice. You will need your username and password for the WEBBCONNECT system to view this information. If you have not received your WEBBConnect information, or have forgotten it, please contact Technology Services at (704) 406-4647. e Department of Housing & Residence Education does not have access to look up this information. Use the following instructions to access your housing assignment: 1. Go to www.gardner-webb.edu and log in to WEBBCONNECT. 2. Click on the “Housing -Meals-Vehicle” tab. 3. Click on the View My Housing Assignment. “ 4. Type in Semester. If your plans have changed, please contact Andrea Nolan at 704.406.4244 or adnolan@gardner-webb.edu. www.gardner-webb.edu

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Gardner-Webb University Department of Housing & residence education “The Cornerstone of Community Living” MiSSion: e Department of Housing & Residence Education participates in the total development of the residential student by providing safe, comfortable and functional accommodations in an environment conducive to the mission of the University.

ViSion: e department utilizes staff and peer interaction in a variety of educational opportunities and community building endeavors to enhance student learning and personal development. e department promotes individual responsibility through policies which encourage personal decision making and autonomy, while preserving an educational atmosphere which is consistent with Christian values and the mission of the Institution. Residence hall living cherishes diversity and celebrates similarities as well as promotes active citizenship and encourages the development of positive self-image.

goALS: 

To provide a warm, comfortable, safe and clean environment where students can strive to meet curricular and co-curricular goals.

To challenge students to expand their horizons and experiences through participation in planned events as well as informal student to student-staff-faculty interaction thereby encouraging student growth and development (psycho-social, cognitive and moral).

To structure the campus experience with various administrative functions thereby ensuring the fair and consistent treatment of students in all aspects of campus housing, discipline and health functions and in congruence with the University’s mission.

To provide and train a Residence Education staff who know and understand University and Departmental policy and can apply measures to assist in the proper management of campus facilities as well as coordinate a positive living-learning environment for students.

poLiCieS & CoMMUnity StAnDArDS For specific residence hall rules, regulations and policies please refer to the current Gardner-Webb University Student Handbook. e handbook can be found on the GWU website under Student Affairs..

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Making Your room Your Home Your residence hall room should contain all the necessities to get you started in the morning and ease you into your studies at night. Below are items considered by GardnerWebb students as "essentials" for making your room your home for the year. You may want to use this checklist when preparing to come to campus in the fall. Talking with your roommate may help to prevent duplications and save you some money. If questions arise, please contact the Office of Housing & Residence Education at (704) 406-4300.

AppLiAnCeS Televisions, VCRs, stereos, CD players, and radios are all fine to bring with you to campus. Telephone service is provided in each residential facility and you will need to provide your own phone and cord (caller ID and call waiting are not accessible). Computers may be used in your room and Internet access is available. For information regarding computer services and Internet access, refer to the Information Services section in this booklet or contact Information Services at (704) 406-4647. Refrigerators can be kept in your room if they are no larger than 4.2 cubic feet. In order to reduce the use of electricity, Housing & Residence Education endorses the use of Energy Star rated appliances such as Microfridge. is is a special refrigerator/freezer and microwave oven combination appliance that is available to Gardner-Webb University students through Standards for Living. Check out their website athttp://www.standardsforliving.com/ourproducts.php to learn more about how you may rent or purchase a unit and have it delivered to your room just prior to your arrival on campus in the Fall.

iteMS to LeAVe At hoMe e following items are restricted from the residence halls:  Any non-UL listed appliance  Any frying device or items with an exposed heating element (i.e. toasters, toaster ovens, electric heaters, hot plates/skillets, halogen lamps, etc.)  Flammable items including candles, incense and incense burners are not to be used, as well as any device utilizing a flame or fuel.  Physical training equipment, power tools, darts, and waterbeds are prohibited. Extension cords without breaker protection are also prohibited. e Residence Education staff conducts announced health and safety inspections at various times throughout the year and each resident will be held responsible for the prohibited items found in his/her room.  Weapons (including hunting related items and paintball guns)

petS Pets of any kind are not allowed in the residence halls. Fish are allowed in rooms provided that the aquarium is less than 10 gallons.

LAUnDry Laundry facilities are located in each residential facility. ey are free of charge for residential students.

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CHeCK LIsT For UNIVersITY oN CAMPUs LIVING Living in a college residence hall is more than just having a room located near school. From it, you must emerge prepared to face the academic, social, recreational, and service challenges that constitute Gardner-Webb University. As your "home," it must contain all the necessities to get you on your way in the morning and into your studies at night, but it also should be a comfortable place where you can relax and be at ease. Many of the items listed below have been recommended by other students as "essential" for persons living in the residence halls. You may want to refer to these hints when you are preparing to come to Gardner-Webb. We hope it will be helpful to you in preparing for residence hall life. You may want to make arrangements with your roommate to avoid duplications and to jointly coordinate your efforts. If questions arise, please call the Housing & Residence Education Office at (704) 406 4300. Information regarding your specific hall is available at the Residence Education website at http://www.gardner-webb.edu/resed.

Linen Bedspread/Quilt/Comforter Blanket(s) Pillow(s) Sheets (standard twin) Towels

StUDy iteMS *Notebooks *Pens/Pencils *Stationery/Postage Stamps Alarm Clock Typewriter/Word Processor Computer/laptop

fixing Up Hair dryer Iron *Scissors Sewing Kit Shoe Polish Kit *Stapler *Scotch Tape/Masking Tape *umbtacks *Mounting Putty (tan)(nails, glue and other permanent mounting devices are not permitted)

CLeAning Up Dishwashing Liquid Laundry Bag Laundry Detergent Shaving Bag or Small Pail (to carry toiletry items to bathroom) Soap Dish Trash Can/bags Toiletry Items (Soap, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Comb, Deodorant, etc.)

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DeCorAting iteMS Extra Lamp Fan Mattress Cover Small portable shelves row rug *Posters/Pictures (NO NAILS, only removable putty may be used)

SUrViVAL fAShionS Bathrobe/slippers Shower shoes/flip-flops Gloves/Mittens/Scarf *Umbrella

Light Dining neeDS Compact Refrigerator *Cup/Mug/Glass Plate & Silverware Microwave Change for Snacks and Drinks

AUDio / ViDeo Radio Computer & appropriate network connections Television (you must provide your own cable cord) VCR/DVD Player Phone (all rooms equipped with voicemail) Electrical instruments, drums, organs, pianos, and other instruments are not permitted for use in the residence halls. Practice facilities are available through the Music Department.

jUSt for fUn Frisbee Board Games Tennis/Racquetball Racquet Football, Basketball, Soccer ball, etc. Address Book * Item available in Campus Shop

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Becoming a roommate: From stranger to Friend Living on campus is an integral part of the GardnerWebb experience. Students who choose to live on campus are exposed to a stimulating variety of opportunities that maximize growth and development. Residential facilities are shared by a rich mix of in-state and out-of-state students, as well as international students from a number of different countries. e result is a positive blend of culturally rich backgrounds and interests among the residents. One of the most positive aspects of living on-campus is preparing to be a roommate. Life with roommates can provide some of the most rewarding times a student will have at Gardner-Webb. Many people develop lifelong relationships that begin with roommates, suite mates and hall mates. With a little effort, each student can create a roommate experience that will be remembered for years to come. You can rest assured that you will have at least one thing in common with every first-year Runnin' Bulldog: you are worried about being a roommate. is sudden change in lifestyle may be a challenging, but rewarding transition. e most important step you can take in preparing to become a roommate is to learn to communicate. e ability to communicate effectively with your roommate is perhaps the single most important factor in avoiding conflicts. Open up the lines of communication early in the summer. When you receive your housing assignment, you will be given your future roommate's name, home address and telephone number. Some key elements in learning to live in close quarters with others include mutual respect, compromise, understanding and consideration. Remember that your roommate may have different values, beliefs and customs than you. e differences can be exciting and can foster a positive living and learning environment. Other important things to consider: 1.

ink about your PERSONAL BACKGROUND: a. Beyond such facts as hair color and height, consider your beliefs regarding your life at this time. b. Here are some additional things to think about: i. What would you tell someone about your family? ii. How do you describe your friends? iii. What is your hometown known for? iv. How would you characterize your neighborhood and the community back home? v. What were you involved in at high school or in your community? vi. What will you miss most while away from home?

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2. Consider some of your PERSONAL PREFERENCES and HABITS: a. is starts to get into what makes you tick and what ticks you off. Here are some ideas to get you started: i. Describe your study habits. ii. What activities do you want to get involved in at GWU? iii. Are you a morning person or a night owl? iv. How important is it for you to have a neat, clean room? v. How do you feel about your possessions? vi. What should not be borrowed? vii. How easy is it for you to make new friends? viii.What types of music do you enjoy? ix. What do you do in your spare time? 3.

How do you handle your EMOTIONS? a. How do you deal with stress? b. What do you do when someone is bugging you? c. When do you need to be alone? d. What annoys you? e. What about you might be annoying to others?

*e previous points were adapted om e Roommate Starter Kit and are intended to spark your thoughts about yourself. Before you write or call your future roommate, take time to consider how you would respond to the above questions. Aer you have thoughts about these issues, discuss them with your roommate. is will be the first step in preparing to meet and understand one another. e Office of Housing & Residence Education will make every effort to match you with a compatible roommate based on the information you provide on your Housing Contract. Although we cannot guarantee a specific preference, every effort is made to accommodate your requests. Residence Hall space is granted on a first-come, first-serve basis. If you arrive on campus and are not satisfied with your room or your roommate assignment, you will be given an opportunity to move during the first few weeks of classes. Special accommodations are available based on medical need. if you require such accommodations, please specify this on your housing Contract and submit it along with a letter from your personal physician stating your specific needs and requirements.

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student Leadership Development ree fundamental tenets of the University are FAITH, SERVICE, and LEADERSHIP. e Office of Student Leadership Development exists to plan, implement, and coordinate a comprehensive campus-wide student leadership program. It promotes a study of leadership and leadership principles which includes hands-on-training. e office works collaboratively with appropriate campus-wide constituencies to promote a study of civic and organizational leadership. e office seeks to incorporate leadership principles in academic courses. e office represents a significant effort by the University to prepare graduates for life of leadership and civic engagement in a global society.

StUDent goVernMent Representing the interest of the Gardner-Webb student body is the Student Government Association (SGA). Projects and proposals dealing with social, cultural, and academic life are promoted by the SGA officers and the Student Senate. e SGA advocates on behalf of student interests, encourages involvement in service, co-curricular and extracurricular activities and fosters interaction among faculty, staff, and students. e SGA is also responsible for disseminating funds to student clubs and organizations in support of their involvement in faith, service, and leadership. e SGA is advised by the Director of Student Leadership Development.

StUDent orgAnizAtionS Gardner-Webb University offers students opportunities to become involved in numerous activities and organizations on the campus. ere exists a wide variety of avenues through which students can engage with their peers in co-curricular learning of leadership skills, social justice issues, service on and off-campus, planning, team-building, etc. Students can seek assistance from the Office of Student Leadership Development in forming new clubs and organizations. e guidelines and paperwork for starting new clubs/organizations are also available from this office. For additional information, please visit http://www.gardner-webb.edu/student-life/things-to-do/index or call (704) 406-2135.

The office of Community engagement We want you to get involved in service on campus and in the community! If you are interested in getting plugged in through mentoring, volunteering, or starting programs on campus, please contact our office at volunteer@gardner-webb.edu or (704) 406-2135.

pASt eVentS Earth Week Service Trips Fall Festivals GWU Community Garden

Local Mentoring CC Potato Project Homeless Shelter Help Back to School Service Project

TOMS One Day Without Shoes Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week

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Technology services LoCAtion Technology Services is located in Gardner Hall on the first floor in room number 107. e office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For assistance, please email detech@gardner-webb.edu or call (704) 406-4647.

reSponSiBiLitieS            

University user name & passwords Administrative computing Academic technology Campus-wide network (WEBBNET) & WebbConnect Student network connection Residence hall network technicians (Res-Techs) Computer lab maintenance Distance learning technology Multi-media classrooms Wireless network Maintenance on university-owned computers University hardware & soware procurement

weBBConneCt WebbConnect is a secure site that allows students, faculty, and staff access to academic information via the Internet. Students can access WebbConnect by clicking the WebbConnect button on the University homepage iat www.gardner-webb.edu or directly at this link: https://webbconnect.gardner-webb.edu. From WebbConnect, you can: 

Access online and web-enhanced courses

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Access your GWU email View your unofficial transcript

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Print/display your class schedule Register for classes including drop/add

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Check registration status Access your financial aid package

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View personal information Check your Dimensions schedule

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View campus announcements Opt-in for informational and emergency campus announcements via cell text messaging

USer nAMe & pASSworD Your user name and password will be supplied to you by Technology Services upon acceptance to the University. DO NOT SHARE YOUR LOG ON INFORMATION WITH ANYONE! Sharing your user name and password will grant others access to your permanent academic and personal information.

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CoMpUter LAB LoCAtionS         

118 Communications Hall 208 Craig Hall 204 Dover Library 107 Hamrick Hall 308 Lindsay Hall 116 Withrow Hall 108 Hickory Campus 107 Charlotte Campus 111 Statesville Campus

for the MoSt Up-to-DAte LAB SCheDULeS, pLeASe ViSit weBBConneCt. Aer you login click on Academic Support under the quick launch menu on the le side of the page. en click on Campus Computer Labs for the information about labs and schedules.

MULti-MeDiA CLASSrooM LoCAtionS Gardner-Webb currently maintains 80 multimedia classrooms on the main campus.

LoCAtionS: 

Bost Gym 120, 122

Communications Study Hall 100 (Millenium Playhouse), 104, 106, 117, 118 (Mac Lab), 153, 154, 156

Craig Hall 107, 201, 202, 208(lab), 209, 214

Dover Chapel 101, 102, 103

Dover Library 119, 123, 204 Belk-Ellis(lab)

Elliott Hall 105, 205, 302

Hamrick Hall 107(lab), 116, 117, 119, 120

Lindsay Hall 102, 103, 104, 105, 214, 304, 305, 306, 308 (lab)

Lutz Yelton Convocation Center 127

Frank Nanney Hall 003, 008, 009, 012, 101

Noel Hall 300, 301

O. Max Gardner Hall 105, 201, 202, 203

Tucker 141, 327

Turner 103

Williams Observatory

Withrow Hall 101, 102, 108, 109, 111, 114(physics lab), 116 (lab), 122, 203, 204, 205, 206

DiStAnCe LeArning GWU currently offers online courses as well as web-enhanced classes using Blackboard.

reS-teCh progrAM is program is designed to provide network connection support to residential students. e Res-Techs are residential students who have successfully completed an in-depth training program. If you are living on campus and have difficulty connecting to the internet, please contact your Res-Tech. You may visit http://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-services/technology-services/personnel/res-tech-and-staprogram/index.html to learn how to reach your Res-Tech or for further information about this program.

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CLient SeCUrity Agent Bradford’s Client Security Agent (CSA) is required on all student computers which access the internet via the wireless network or the traditional wired network. CSA provides a registration process which will verify that Windows computers have the latest virus protection as well as the latest updates from Microso. If during the registration process the soware detects that your computer is not compliant with the virus protection or Microso updates, you will be directed toward steps to gain compliance. If you do not have virus protection on your computer, you may elect to download Microso Security Essentials at no charge from: http://windows.microso.com/enUS/windows/products/security-essentials. It is important to note that NO computer will be allowed to connect to the network without CSA and up-to-date virus protection.

wireLeSS network e wireless network provides access to WEBBNET, the Internet, and email. All academic facilities and residence halls are equipped to provide wireless access. To take advantage of the wireless network, your computer should have a wireless-enabled Ethernet card installed that provides 802.11B, 802.11G, or 802.11N connectivity. Other devices such as PDAs, iPods, and Pocket PCs that are wireless enabled may also be used to access the network.

MUSiC DownLoADing Copying, storing, using, or distributing copyrighted material, including music, via University systems or networks without the express permission of the copyright owner, except as otherwise allowed under the copyright law, is prohibited. Users in violation of this policy may have their network privileges and connectivity revoked. Purchasing music through a legalized service, such as iTunes, is permitted.

weBBnet AnD internet USe poLiCy e purpose of WEBBNET is to provide network and Internet access in support of the research, education, and administrative purposes of the University.

USe for Any other pUrpoSe iS not ACCeptABLe!! Only students, faculty, staff, and other authorized individuals may use University-owned or operated computing resources. Users will exercise responsible, ethical behavior when using these resources. Users will refrain from using computing resources to view, print, or access in any manner, material that may be offensive to others. Failure to exercise ethical behavior will result in appropriate disciplinary action, including the possible revoking of the right to use WEBBNET. e University reserves the right to take whatever precautions are deemed necessary to ensure the integrity of our computer system that may include stipulations and requirements of all computer users (students, faculty, and staff ). is may include, but is not limited to, specific programs and updates that impact the entire network. Gardner-Webb University also reserves the right to alter the WEBBNET usage policy as needed to preserve the well being of the computer network. Gardner-Webb University will NOT be liable for the actions of anyone connecting to the Internet through the University WEBBNET. All users assume full responsibility for their actions.

hArDwAre & SoftwAre proCUreMent By University policy, computer hardware and soware purchases to be used on the campus network are facilitated by Technology Services. Gardner-Webb takes very seriously its responsibilities to ensure compliance of all soware copyright usage requirements as prescribed by law. No soware is to be loaded on university computers without first registering the soware with Technology Services.

perSonAL SoftwAre & hArDwAre pUrChASeS Students and employees of Gardner-Webb have an opportunity to acquire Microso’s and Adobe’s most popular products for personal use at discounts up to 85% off the Academic Full Packaged Product. e University has arranged an agreement with Microso and Adobe to make these discounts available to the entire student and employee population. ese discount levels are similar to those that the University receives through its volume license programs. Additionally, students and employees may purchase computer equipment and accessories through a personal computer purchasing program established with Apple and Dell. e university does not order equipment for individuals; representatives of the university have simply established relationships with these companies to offer you more purchasing power. Please visit http://www.gardner-webb.edu/academics/academic-services/technology-services/policies-procedures-and-agreements/pcpurchase-program/index.html for more information on these great offers.

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freQUentLy ASkeD QUeStionS q: what kind of computer/soware do i need? A: e network is both PC and Mac-compatible.

CoMpUter reCoMMenDAtionS winDowS BASeD LAptop  System Processor - Intel Based 2.2 GHz  Operating System - Windows 7 or 8  System Memory - 4GB or more  System Hard Drive - 320GB  Wireless Connectivity - Dual Band 802.11a/b/g/n  System Warranty - 4 Years  System Brand -NO RECOMMENDATION AppLe (iMAC, MACBook Air, MACBook pro)  System Processor - Intel Core 2 Duo 2.26 GHz  Operating System - Mac OS X v 10.5 Lion/Mountain Lion  System Memory - 4GB or higher  System Hard Drive - 320GB  Wireless Connectivity - 802.11n  System Warranty - 3 Years

reCoMMenDeD SoftwAre – Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Safari for Internet access; Microso Office 2010 or higher version q: how do i access the internet? A: All GWU students connect to our network, WEBBNET, via a wired or wireless network card, which should be installed in the PC or laptop. Each dorm room has ONE wired network outlet. Dorm residents desiring a second wired connection may purchase a switch to share the connection. Wireless is available in the residential halls and university apartments. If you choose to use the wireless system, you will need a wireless-enabled Ethernet card that provides 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g or 802.11n connectivity.

q: i have a laptop. is that acceptable? A: Yes. You will need a network card in order to connect to the network. If you wish to access the wireless network, you will need an 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g or 802.11n wireless Ethernet card.

q: i have a modem in my computer. will i need to use it? A: No. If you are in a dorm or an on-campus apartment, you will not need a modem.

q: how do i get my password? A: As a new student your password should be mailed to you at your home address before the beginning of your first semester at GWU. If you misplace your letter you can receive your information online by selecting the link “Click here to get Username and Password” on the WebbConnect website. Aer successfully answering a number of challenge questions, your username and password will be displayed under our secure portal. To get to this website go to www.gardner-webb.edu and click on the WebbConnect button.

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GWU Telecommunications BASiC inforMAtion Each residence hall and apartment room has a unique phone number assigned to that room. However, students must furnish their own telephone. On-campus, local, and toll-free calls may be placed from any campus phone at no charge. Upon arrival, all residence hall and apartment room phone lines will be deactivated. In order to activate the line, the student must place a work order with his or her RA and someone from Operations will activate the line. Each floor in a residence hall is furnished with a community phone in the hallway that is available for on-campus, local, and toll-free calls.

Long DiStAnCe SerViCe Long distance calls may be made from any campus phone using a prepaid calling card. Students are able to use calling cards of their choice or may use a University endorsed calling card. Any questions regarding calling cards or other long distance call questions can be directed to the Telecommunications office at (704) 406-2391.

CoMMUniCAtionS fee Each resident student will be charged a non-refundable $95 communications fee per semester which will be included in your Gardner-Webb billing statement. is fee allows Gardner-Webb University to provide local phone service, voicemail, cable television, and internet/email services to all resident students.

CABLe teLeViSion Cable television service is provided to each residence hall and apartment room. ere is also a cable television in each residence hall lobby. Students must furnish their own cable ready television and cable cord. It is recommended that you coordinate with your roommate who will provide the television for your room.

teLeCoMMUniCAtion ContACt Feel free to visit www.gardner- webb.edu/administration/plantOperations/departments/ telecommunications-department/index.html for any telecommunications questions you may have. You may also contact the Telecommunications Office in Plant Operations by dialing (704) 406-2391 or by e-mail at jmiller2@gardner-webb.edu.

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Welcome to GWU Dining Sodexho and Gardner-Webb University firmly believe that today’s hardworking college students should be rewarded with a dining service that makes eating on campus palate-pleasing, healthy and entertaining. ere are many dining options available to our students. ese options are available below. please note that the hours of operation are subject to change.

reSiDentiAL Dining e Dining Hall is located in the Dover Campus center. Meals in the Dining Hall are offered in an all-you-care-to-eat format. Choosing a balanced meal from the many options offer gives you a terrific value. e dining hall offers a variety of foods including Flash in the Pan where meals are individually prepared by a chef right before your eyes.

hoUrS of operAtion: Monday-friday Breakfast ........................................................................................................................................................................7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Continental Breakfast ..............................................................................................................................................9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Lunch............................................................................................................................................................................10:55 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dinner ............................................................................................................................................................................5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. Saturday & Sunday Continental Breakfast ..............................................................................................................................................8:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Lunch............................................................................................................................................................................11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Dinner ............................................................................................................................................................................5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m.

ChiCk-fiL-A® Chick-fil-A® is located in the Dover Campus Center and is a proven hit on the campus. Whether for lunch or dinner, patrons can always depend on Chick-fil-A to deliver high quality taste in a sandwich or salad.

hoUrS of operAtion: Monday - Friday ........................................................................................................................................................11:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ............................................................................................................................................................................closed

SiMpLy to go (Stg)–DoVer CAMpUS Center Simply to Go is located in the both the Dover Campus Center and the Tucker Student Center and is a comprehensive convenient meal solutions program targeted at customers that need a food fix in a hurry. e grab and go menu consists of sandwiches, salads, desserts, and hot microwaveable meals. Convenient items like snacks, beverages are also available. Monday - friday. ..................................................................................................................................................................7:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Meal Exchange Breakfast........................................................................................................................................................................7:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m Lunch............................................................................................................................................................................10:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Saturday and Sunday ............................................................................................................................................................................closed

SiMpLy to go (Stg)–tUCker StUDent Center Monday - friday.................................................................................................................................................................3:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. Meal Exchange Lunch ..............................................................................................................................................................................3:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m Dinner..........................................................................................................................................................................4:30 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

the Mein BowL Asian style dishes which may include a variety of meats, vegetables, stir-fry and noodles. Located in the Tucker Student Center. Monday-Friday ..........................................................................................................................................................11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Saturday........................................................................................................................................................................11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sunday ....................................................................................................................................................................................................closed

the SUB ConneCtion Offers a variety of made to order subs, soups, salads and wraps. Located in the Tucker Student Center. Monday-Friday ..........................................................................................................................................................11:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. Saturday........................................................................................................................................................................11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Sunday ....................................................................................................................................................................................................closed

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BroAD riVer Coffee Serving a variety of coffees and other items. Located in the Tucker Student Center. Monday-Friday ................................................................................................................................................................................8:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Saturday ......................................................................................................................................................................................................................Closed Sunday ..............................................................................................................................................................................................6:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

wow CAfé (worLD of wingS) Fun, fast, and casual All American Cafe that has a diverse menu that offers options for any appetite. Located in the Tucker Student Center. Items that may be served are wings, chicken tenders, salads and burgers. Monday-Friday ..............................................................................................................................................................................11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Saturday ..........................................................................................................................................................................................11:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. Sunday ..............................................................................................................................................................................................3:00 p.m.-11:00 p.m.

QUeStionS? Contact us at (704) 406-4326 or come by the Dining Office located on the lower level of the DCC next to Rich Banquet Hall.

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Gardner-Webb University CAMPUs sHoP e Gardner-Webb University Campus Shop sells a variety of collegiate apparel and accessories, school supplies, and textbooks. We accept Cash, Checks, WebbCash, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover.

LoCAtion: We are located on the lower level of Tucker Student Center. teLephone: ......................................................................................................................................................................704-406-4273 hoUrS: Monday – ursday ......................................................................................................................................................8:30am – 5:00pm Friday................................................................................................................................................................................8:30am – 4:30pm

(Extended hours at the beginning of semesters and Saturday hours during special events will be posted on our Campus Shop website) ContACtS: Cary Caldwell, Manager ..............................................................................................................................................................704-406-3939 ccaldwell@gardner-webb.edu Jamie Beason, Asst Mgr ..............................................................................................................................................................704-406-3023 jbeason2@gardner-webb.edu Jacob Willis, Asst Textbook Mgr ..............................................................................................................................................704-406-3958 jwillis1@gardner-webb.edu Rachel Butler, Supplies/Merch Mgr ..........................................................................................................................................704-406-3967 rwbutler@gardner-webb.edu

MerChAnDiSe: We now sell merchandise online. Everything in the store is not posted online. So, if you cannot find exactly what you are looking for, please contact Rachel Butler or Jamie Bridges with any special requests and they will try to accommodate.

textBookS: We sell both new and used textbooks, and now offer year-round buyback. Check out the Campus Shop website for more details at www.gardnerwebb.edu/shop

Associates are available to assist with finding texts and answering questions. We make every effort to accommodate students with special needs— just call us in advance for any assistance needed with textbooks.

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What is the Annual Fund? e annual fund is made up of unrestricted gis from Alumni and Friends of the University. ese gis are essential to Gardner-Webb University because they are flexible enough to be used where they are most needed. As a GWU student this fund supports the quality of education and campus life that you have come to expect. As a GWU graduate it is important to you that the University’s reputation remains strong and that the life of the University continues to produce excellent grads like you. e Annual Fund stands in the budgetary gap, covering those unexpected expenses that make a big difference in the lives of our students. Every gi to the Annual Fund provides Gardner-Webb students with: Financial Aid and Scholarships Dedicated Faculty Members Personal and Career Counseling

Individual Instruction Technology Resources Campus Improvements

And these are just a few of the things Annual Funds support!

Why is my Annual Fund support Important? Every gi, whether it is $5 or $500, is vital. NEW GIFTS from alumni and friends are especially important so the Gardner-Webb Annual Fund will continue to support the growth of the University. Plus, many organizations and foundations with multimillion-dollar capacity look at alumni participation in the Annual Fund before considering a gi of their own. ey want to see that our alumni care about the future of Gardner-Webb, and when alumni are supportive, they are re eager to come alongside with support of their own. With every gi we are able to provide more and more students with priceless opportunities, strengthening the reputation of GWU so that your degree continues to get stronger and work harder for you.

What is a Dialing Dawg? Dialing Dawgs are students just like you, who work in our call center to connect with Alumni and Friends throughout the year. e Dawgs are interested in learning about your life aer college, especially as they look to their own futures. ey want to hear your advice and enjoy hearing stories of your time on campus. Our Dawgs are great at updating your records and keeping in touch with the University, so when you land that job or earn that promotion, when you marry the love of your life, or when you celebrate becoming a new parent, be sure to let them know!

How can I Participate? Giving couldn’t be easier. roughout the year the Dialing Dawgs are calling on you, our Alumni, Parents and Friends, to seek your support for Annual fund. We also do mailing campaigns, Webb magazine inserts and of course you can always go to the Support GWU button on our website. Many of our new alums give their first gi in honor of their graduation year, in your case $20.13. Whatever you decide to do with Annual Fund we hope you will answer our call and speak to one of the Dialing Dawgs so we can catch you up on all that is happening on campus!

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Christian Life and service e Office of Christian Life and Service advances the Christian and Baptist identity of the University and nurtures students, faculty, and staff in the development of a mature Christian faith. Varied opportunities are provided for expressing that faith in service to God and humanity. e major areas of focus which are part of the Office of Christian Life and Service include Student Ministries, Pastoral Care,Dimensions, Missions, and the Center for Christian Ethics and Leadership. We are dedicated to encouraging and supporting the university community through: 

Pastoral care to students, faculty, and staff.

Advising student ministry organizations on campus.

Coordinating Dimensions and the planning of worship services held for the University community.

Offering local and global mission and ministry opportunities.

Providings vocational counseling and referral service to students interested in church related vocations.

Assists students in finding a place of worship as they seek a family of faith with which to affiliate.

Facilitating Christian ethical reflection through the Center for Christian Ethics and Leadership.

WAYs YoU CAN Be INVoLVeD the Verge e Verge is a weekly worship service on campus for students, meeting at 8 p.m. in the Tucker Student Center.

pAStorAL CAre AnD prAyer MiniStry Prayer is a vital part of life. ere is a prayer meeting every week at 7:15 prior to e Verge. Keep your eyes open for other prayer meetings happening throughout the year.

oUtreACh MiniStry Outreach ministry specializes in practically expressing Christ’s love to the various groups on campus.

SMALL groUpS Students involved in small groups meet for fellowship, prayer, accountability and Bible Study. ese groups focus on discipleship while encouraging outreach to the larger community.

f. o .C. U. S e Fellowship of Christians United in Service (F.O.C.U.S) ministry consists of student teams who are involved in outreach to local and regional youth groups. e teams meet regularly and they are a close community of friends devoted to discipleship.

feLLowShip of ChriStiAn AthLeteS (fCA) FCA provides opportunities for discipleship, worship and Christian fellowship for Gardner-Webb’s students with an emphasis on athletes.

goSpeL Choir Gospel Choir praises God through gospel music. ey perform several times annually and practice weekly.

internAtionAL StUDent MiniStry e International Student Ministry reaches out to GWU’s international students to share with them the love of Christ. is ministry works alongside the International Student Organization.

priSon feLLowShip Prison Fellowship trains GWU students to minister in area prisons as well as mentor and build relationships with the children of prisoners.

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retreAtS AnD ACtiVitieS is ministry sponsors community-building events and activities such as retreats, trips to concerts, game nights, etc.

AthLetiC MiniStrieS Since our athletes on campus have such unique schedules, this ministry works alongside FCA to provide opportunities for athletes to be more involved as well as supporting the individual teams through encouragement and school spirit at sporting events.

Men’S MiniStrieS Men's Ministries allows students in small groups to meet for fellowship, prayer accountability, and Bible Study. BROTHERS ministry gives men on campus the opportunity to go on camping trips and other fun outdoor adventures.

woMen’S MiniStrieS rough small groups and fellowship, females on our campus have the opportunity to have strong Christian relationships and accountability. SISTERS ministry sponsors fun events and service projects through which female students meet and build friendships.

StAff Tracy Jessup ...............................................................................Vice President for Christian Life and Service & Senior Minister to the University Neal Payne ........................................................................................................................Associate Minister to the University for Student Ministries Stacy Mahler ..............................................................................................................................Associate Minister to the University for Pastoral Care Lisa Allen ..........................................................................................................................Director of the Center for Christian Ethics and Leadership Teresa Davis ......................................................................................................Administrative Assistant to the Office of Christian Life and Service Rebekah Stanford ........................................................................................................................................................................Student Ministries Intern

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Counseling services e Gardner-Webb University Counseling Center provides academic, emotional, social, and vocational support as well as mental health consultation to students, faculty, and staff. A team of professionals trained in education and counseling help University community members in developing constructive life plans, handling crisis satiations, and coping with day-to-day problems. Short-term individual, group, and couples counseling sessions are available at no additional cost. All services provided are confidential and no information will be given to others without the consent of the individual. e University Counseling Center is located in the Tucker Student Center and is open for appointments, Monday- Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. For aer hours emergencies, an oncall counselor can be reached by calling the emergency line at (704) 477-6044.

Career Development e Career Development Office is dedicated to serving Gardner-Webb students with an emphasis on two fundamental roles - aiding in career exploration & self-discovery and providing a myriad of resources to aid in the job search process. All Gardner-Webb students and alumni are eligible for the vast array of services including use of FOCUS, a computerized guidance system, resume writing assistance, and job listing services. e Career Development Office also sponsors career fairs throughout the year, again open to all current students and alumni.

suttle Wellness Center e Suttle Wellness Center, located in the University Physical development Complex, is a health and wellness education and resource center on campus available to all Gardner-Webb University students, faculty, staff, and family members of faculty and staff. e Suttle Wellness Center contains a Fitness/Wellness room complete with state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Complementing the Fitness/Wellness room is a free weight room as well as an aerobics studio, both of which are located just off the Bost Gymnasium floor. e complex also contains a heated swimming pool enclosed for year-round use. For hours of operation and rules and guidelines for using Suttle Wellness Center, please visit their website at www.gardner-webb.edu.

Broyhill Adventure Course e Broyhill Adventure Course is a unique outdoor adventure complex that offers a series of experiential challenges designed to enhance team building and personal growth for Gardner-Webb University students, faculty, staff and community groups. Using a combination of high and low ropes activities, participants experience climbing and problem solving as metaphors for life whereby communication skills are improved, self-esteem is enhanced, problem solving techniques are applied, and cooperation in group and team situations is further developed. e Broyhill Adventure Course practices a “Challenge by Choice” philosophy which allows participants to choose a comfortable level of involvement. All adventure course facilitators have specialized skills necessary to ensure individual and group safety. For more information regarding the adventure course, please visit their website located at www.gardner-webb.edu.

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Intramural Program e Gardner-Webb Intramural Program provides recreational activities that are designed to enrich the quality of physical, mental, spiritual, and social life of University community members. e Program offers a variety of individual and team sports during the fall and spring semesters to accommodate many interests and abilities. Any currently enrolled student or current faculty or staff member may participate.

sports Fall Sports                

Beach Volleyball Doubles Tennis Doubles Racquetball Kickball 7 on 7 Flag Football Madden 2011 Tourney Outdoor Soccer Whiffleball Indoor Volleyball NCAA 2011 Tourney Disc Golf Tournament Dodgeball 3 on 3 Basketball 9 Ball Tourney Table Tennis 8 Ball Tourney

Spring Sports                

Men's 5 on 5 Basketball Women's 5 on 5 Basketball Coed 5 on 5 Basketball Men's Indoor Soccer Women's Indoor Soccer Coed Indoor Soccer Men's Soball Women's Soball Coed Soball Men's 4 on 4 Flag Football Women's 4 on 4 Flag Football Coed 4 on 4 Flag Football Men's Ultimate Frisbee Women's Ultimate Frisbee Coed Ultimate Frisbee Bowling

inDoor CLiMBing wALL e Indoor Climbing Wall (ICW), located in the Tucker Student center, aims to augment holistic wellness in the community by challenging participants to push their limits, broaden emotional boundaries, achieve mental and physical fitness and renew their spirits in the process. e ICW may be used for educational. developmental, therapeutic, and recreational purposes. Participants may climb to prepare for an outdoor trip, improve general climbing skills, as part of a club, or just get in better shape. e ICW high performance system was designed and constructed in 2012 by Eldorado Walls. e wall is approximately 39 feet tall and 19 feet wide featuring 741 square feet of climbing surface. For facility hours, reservations, etc. contact the

ADVentUre reCreAtion offiCe At (704) 406-4257 or go to the weBSite At www.gardner-webb.edu/student-activities/campus-recreation/ Broyhill-adventure-course/index.html

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Commuter student Information Commuter students comprise a vital segment of the total student body at GWU. e needs and interests of commuters may differ from those who reside on campus. It is the desire of the University to meet the unique needs of those who drive to the campus. Commuters are encouraged to become involved in campus life to the extent of their interests and time. Please address any questions to the Office of Student Activities, Campus Recreation & New Student Orientation, (704) 406-4268. A commuter student is defined as any student not living in university housing (living at home, off-campus, apartments, etc.) e following topics may be of interest to those who commute.  Application – All commuter students must fill out a contract and provide a current and correct mailing address and phone number to the Office of Housing and Residence Education prior to the beginning of the semester.  requirements for Commuter Status: A student needs to meet one of the following to be considered a Commuter Student: ✧ Living w/parent or guardian ✧ At least 21 years of age prior to the beginning of contract and/or academic year ✧ Lived in a residence hall for six (6) regular semesters ✧ Have achieved 90 semester hours prior to contract/academic year ✧ Married ✧ Part-time student (fewer than 12 hours)  Commuter Campus Contacts – Any commuter concern may be addressed to the following people: ✧ Ms. Karissa Weir, Director of Student Activities, Campus Recreation & New Student Orientation, (704) 406-4732  Crime prevention – University Police patrol the campus 24 hours, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. Assistance is available with unlocking most vehicles with no extra charge. Safety tips: ✧ Always lock your vehicle ✧ Keep valuables out of sight ✧ Be observant ✧ Use good judgment and common sense  escort Service – University Police provide an escort service from dust to midnight to students who may feel uneasy going from one building to another on campus. Please dial (704) 406-4444 for this service.  health Service – e University does not provide health services benefits to commuter students. Commuters are responsible for their own health care costs.  inclement weather policy – In the event of inclement weather, you are encouraged to stay tuned to your local TV and radio stations for an announcement of closings. Information may also be broadcast on wgwg 88.3-fM, 1-877-gwUSnow, and http://www.gardner-webb.edu.

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 emergency text Message Alerts – Sign up to receive emergency alerts on your cell phone: ✧ Log into WebbConnect with your User ID and Password ✧ Click “Maintain Information” ✧ Scroll down to “Opt In for Emergency Texting” ✧ Fill in the information about your cell phone and submit  Meal plan – Sodexho Food Service offers unique, money-saving meal plans tailored to the needs of commuter students. A commuter meal plan is available for $655 to any full-time or part-time commuter student. e commuter meal plan consists of 50 meals and $320 Flex Dollars that may be used anytime during the academic year. Any unused meals or Flex Dollars at the end on the spring semester will be forfeited. No refunds will be given for unused meals or Flex Dollars. e commuter meal plan may not be purchased or substituted for a required residential meal plan. For additional information, please contact the Food Service manager, (704) 406-3832.  parking – Commuter students may park in any space marked with white lines on campus. e Town of Boiling Springs provides two hour parking spaces on South Main Street. Please note: the inability to find a legal or convenient parking space is not a license to park just anywhere! Parking regulations are strictly enforced.  Vehicle registration – All vehicles must be registered with the University Police Office and must display a GWU decal whenever parking on campus. Registration for your GWU Decal may be completed by logging in to WebbConnect with your User ID and Password, and following these instructions:  Click “Housing-Meals-Vehicle” located on le side of screen  Click “Register a Vehicle”  Choose academic year, then “submit”  Choose “No” or “Yes”, then click “submit”  Complete information, then click “submit”  Once you arrive to campus for New Student Check-In, you can drop by the Poston Center to pick up your GWU Decal  You will be charged a $100 Vehicle Registration fee which will be located in your university bill

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Dear Freshman Parents: I especially want to welcome you to the Gardner-Webb Experience. ank you for allowing us to serve your student. I need your help in encouraging your student to be safety conscious during his/her enrollment. We work very hard to make Gardner-Webb a safe and secure community. While policies and procedures are in place regarding safety, please stress to your student the importance of individual ownership for safety. Gardner-Webb wants to provide a total educational experience for your student, so the safety and security of the campus community has to be foremost. For specific questions about University Security and Campus Police, please refer to the following page. I hope you will visit the campus as oen as possible. You are very important in the total Gardner-Webb experience and you are always welcome.

Cordially,

Dr. Delores M. “Dee” Hunt Vice President & Dean of Student Development

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University Police e University Police Department is a multi-functional service agency whose primary purpose is to protect the University community and to enforce state law on campus. e Department consists of sworn officers who are trained and armed with full arrest powers. e campus is patrolled 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year.

UniVerSity poLiCe proViDeS the foLLowing SerViCeS:  escort Services – University Police provides an escort service from dusk to midnight to students who may feel uneasy going from one building to another on campus. Please dial (704) 406-4444 for this service.  Vehicle registration – All vehicles must be registered with the University Police Office and must display a GWU decal whenever parking on campus. Decals may be purchased for a nominal fee from the Poston Center.  iD Cards – Students are required to have their GWU student identification card in their possession any time they are on University property. ID cards may be obtained from the Poston Center.

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Unlock Vehicles

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Parent/Guardian Involvement Policy e purpose of this policy is to address specific guidelines and parameters related to the realm of communication/involvement between parents/guardians of currently enrolled students and the University. e University understands and values the unique and special relationship that can exist between parents/guardians and their students. ere is a sense in which the University desires to foster free and open communication; however, there are limitations. Developmental and legal issues guide the University as it relates to dealing with parents/guardians and students in resolving potential conflicts and situations. e level of communication and involvement that parents/guardians may have been accustomed to in a high school setting will not be applicable in a university setting. Any student enrolled in the University, regardless of age, is no longer considered a minor from an educational standpoint. e Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) clarifies and limits the amount of information a university is allowed to share with anyone, including parents/guardians, regarding any student. More specific information regarding legal ramifications and limitations are available in the Registrar’s Office. During the course of a student’s academic journey, there is always the possibility of an incident occurring that requires intervention and decision-making by an appropriate University official. Sometimes people have the perception that parent/guardian involvement and/or intervention will . . .  Get the student what they want.  Make things happen faster.  Make the school be more fair than they normally would be. In reality, parent/guardian involvement only slows the process down and can make it more cumbersome and complicated for all parties concerned. Parent/guardian involvement also sends a message to the student that they are not capable or responsible enough to handle the situation themselves. is adversely affects their maturation and hinders the developmental process. e University does not have the practice of treating students unfairly, indiscriminately, or in a capricious manner. e University is not in the business of taking advantage of students. Every situation needs to be approached from a learning standpoint.  e temptation to jump in and “fix everything” will only lessen the learning process for the student.  Consider the enrollment of your student as being similar to an employment situation. Whenever your student is serving in their career of choice, it would not be deemed appropriate for a parent/guardian to intercede with their employer to attempt to rectify an employee situation.  As a private institution, University Policy prohibits parents, guardians, other relatives, and legal counsel from participating in disciplinary hearings. [Please note: we live in a litigious society. Unfortunately, there are occasions whenever the University is threatened to be sued if a desired outcome is not achieved. Once a threat is made and/or legal counsel is involved, University Policy prohibits further communication from University officials. Official communication from the University is then expressed only through and by the University’s legal counsel.]  Parents/guardians are not privy to a student’s educational records without the student’s permission.  Faculty members are not allowed to disclose student information, including grades, to parents/guardians without a student’s permission.  Technically, neither parents nor guardians can withdraw students from school. Only the enrolled student may withdraw themselves. Parents/guardians may cease financial support by not making payments.

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Each and every student needs to learn to . . .  Take responsibility for their own actions.  Take the initiative to follow the necessary steps to resolve a situation.  Accept the consequences for their actions. An important aspect of Christian higher education is value education. As a character-building school, the University strongly believes that it really does matter how one lives his or her life. e University encourages every parent or guardian to enthusiastically support the University’s efforts to do what is deemed best for each student even when the results may not be the desired outcome by the student or their parent/guardian. Partner with the University as we seek to fulfill our mission . . . to change the world one student at a time . . . in Jesus’ name.

University Health services (APPLICABLe To resIDeNTIAL sTUDeNTs oNLY) eMergenCy CAre Dial 911 or 9-911 from any campus phone. notice: As soon as convenient, students should inform their Resident Assistant (RA) when medical emergencies occur involving residential students. A student always retains the right to be transported by ambulance to the hospital. if a student is hurt or sick and requests an ambulance or the residence education staff deems necessary, dial 911 immediately for emergency assistance. RA’s or GRD’s are not allowed to transport sick or injured students. non-emergency Care: (minor injuries or illness) Day time: During the day, residential students needing to see a physician can obtain treatment by contacting one of the following facilities: Shelby family practice 1124 N. Washington Street Shelby, North Carolina 28150 980-487-1148 Shelby family practice – Boiling Springs 708 McBrayer Homestead Road Boiling Springs, NC 28017 980-487-2090 Boiling Springs family Care 305 West College Avenue Boiling Springs, NC 28017 704-434-2281 OR Urgent Care Shelby 1010 East Dixon Blvd. Shelby, NC 28152 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. (No appointment necessary) 980-487-2900

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(Urgent Care expense, including facility charge and the Doctor’s expense, up to a maximum of $250 per sickness, subject to a $25 co-payment). please note: Health service benefits apply to residential students only. e University will cover the first $15.00 of each visit and the student is responsible for the balance. Commuter students are responsible for all of their own health care expenses.

Bio-hAzArDS: Students using medical supplies, such as syringes, which may present a biological hazard, are required to register with the Residence Education staff and to utilize approved safety disposal containers. Students are prohibited from placing hazardous items in restrooms or trash containers. e University reserves the right to remove any item from a student’s room that is deemed to present a hazard.

StUDent heALth AnD weLfAre StAteMent A residence hall is a community which requires sharing of facilities and rooms. ere may be an occasion whereby a certain medical, physical, or emotional condition exists in which the student’s condition places himself/herself or others at risk or where close community living is not acceptable to the University. Should the University determine that such conditions exist, the student’s housing contract may be cancelled. e University reserves the right to make room/roommate changes or cancel a room assignment in the interest of order, health, discipline, occupancy or other urgent reasons at any time such changes are deemed necessary.

ferpA ConSent Gardner-Webb University is required to follow the guidelines set forth in the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA). Your student’s educational records are confidential and will only be shared by the university officials with other Gardner-Webb administrators or lending agencies that have a legitimate need to know this information only with your student’s permission. Without your student’s permission, we will be unable to share your student’s educational records with you. is includes academic records, account/billing information, and/or financial aid records. is privacy release will remain in effect for the duration of their enrollment at Gardner-Webb University. Students can change the names of the individuals to whom their educational records may be released. For more information on how a student grants you access, please refer to the Registrar’s office page listed under the Survive and rive…Academic Life tab.

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Local Hotels & Motels BoiLing SpringS, north CAroLinA hamrick-goode house www.hamrickgoodehouse.com

Americinn www.americinn.com

210 West College Avenue

704-477-6997 704-692-4534

428 East College Avenue

704-434-9996 800-634-3444

SheLBy, north CAroLinA Americas Best Value inn

825 W. Dixon Blvd. Shelby, NC 28150

704-482-3821 800-553-2666

Comfort inn of Shelby

2012 E. Marion Street Shelby, NC 28150

704-482-5666 800-426-7866

holiday inn express

2001 E. Dixon Blvd. Shelby, NC 28152

704-480-0881 800-HOLIDAY

Super 8 Motel

1716 E. Dixon Blvd. Shelby, NC 28150

704-484-2101 800-800-8000

Days inn

1431 West Dixon Blvd Shelby, NC 28152

704-482-1800

Quality inn

205 Commercial Drive Forest City, NC 28043

828-248-3400 800-424-6423

Baymont inn & Suites

164 Jameson Inn Drive Forest City, NC 28043

828-287-8788 800-526-3766

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gAffney, SoUth CAroLinA Super 8 Motel

100 Ellis Ferry Avenue Gaffney, SC 29340

864-489-1699 800-800-8000

Quality inn

143 Corono Drive Gaffney, SC 293340

864-487-4200 800-424-6423

hampton inn (Prime Outlet Mall Area)

115 Nancy Creek Road Gaffney, SC 29340

864-206-0011 800-426-7866

Baymont inn & Suites (Close to WalMart)

101 Stuard Street Gaffney, SC 29341

864-489-0240 800-526-3766

red roof inn (Prime Outlet Mall Area)

132 New Painter Drive Gaffney, SC 29340

864-206-0200 800-733-7663

Sleep inn (Prime Outlet Mall Area)

834 Winslow Avenue Gaffney, SC 29340

864-487-5337 800-HOLIDAY

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CLAss oF 2017 FAMILY INForMATIoN ank you for taking the time to complete the questionnaire. e information you provide helps us know you better and helps us meet the needs of our parent community. is information is used only by university officials to allow contact with you throughout the year. You may also complete this online at www.gardner-webb.edu/2017-family-information.

2017 sTUDeNT INForMATIoN __________________________________________________________________________ Last

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GWU I.D.

Sports Team Member

Parent Information ❏ Father

❏ Stepfather

❏ Other Guardian

Name______________________________________________ Title

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Middle

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❏ Stepmother

❏ Other Guardian

Name______________________________________________ Title

First

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Preferred Name/Nickname ____________________________

Preferred Name/Nickname ____________________________

Home Address ______________________________________

Home Address ______________________________________

City, State, Zip ______________________________________

City, State, Zip ______________________________________

Home Phone ________________________________________

Home Phone ________________________________________

Email ______________________________________________

Email ______________________________________________

Employer __________________________________________

Employer __________________________________________

Title ______________________________________________

Title ______________________________________________

Work Address ______________________________________

Work Address ______________________________________

City, State, Zip ______________________________________

City, State, Zip ______________________________________

Bus. Phone__________________________________________

Bus. Phone__________________________________________

Bus. Email __________________________________________

Bus. Email __________________________________________

Contact Preference : ❏ Work

❏ Home

Contact Preference : ❏ Work

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GWU Alumni?

GWU Alumni?

❏ Yes

❏ Yes

❏ Home ❏ No

Paternal Grandparents

Maternal Grandparents

Name______________________________________________

Name______________________________________________

Home Address ______________________________________

Home Address ______________________________________

City, State, Zip ______________________________________

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Business office services Each semester the Gardner-Webb University Business Office provides an online bill for each student detailing charges (tuition, housing, meal plan, fees, etc.) and anticipated financial aid (grants, scholarships, and loans). Paper bills are mailed only if the student contacts the Business Office directly and specifically requests a hardcopy of the semester statement. Using the username and password provided to you by Technology Services, log on through the My Webb portal in the top right corner of the GWU homepage (www.gardner-webb.edu). Aer accessing My Webb, click on the “Student” tab at the top followed by “Academic Services” on the right. Finally, click on “Student Services and Financial Aid” followed by “Online Bill.” Aer reviewing the online bill, questions regarding charges and remaining balances should be directed to the Business Office (704) 4064287, located on the lower level floor of the Dover Campus Center, with staff available Monday-Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. to assist students and parents. Questions regarding financial aid should be directed to the Financial Planning Office (704) 406-4243, located on the upper level of the Dover Campus Center. Please note: e deadline for making payment in full for all balances, for completing all requirements for financial aid, or for establishing a deferred payment plan, will always occur at the beginning of the semester by the end of the first full week of classes. e due date will be indicated on the online bill.

Any BALAnCe MAy Be pAiD By the DUe DAte throUgh one of the foLLowing MethoDS:  Cash, check, money order, or credit/debit card presented in person to the Students Accounts Office, lower level of the Dover Campus Center, (please include the student’s ID number in the check memo line).  Check or money order, payable to Gardner-Webb University, mailed to GWU Students Accounts, PO Box 7324, Boiling Springs NC 28017.  Credit or debit card (MasterCard, Visa or Discover) anytime via the online payment link located at the bottom of the online bill, or by calling the Business Office between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. weekdays at (704) 406-4287. For security reasons card information is not retained. Card information will need to be resubmitted for each payment made via card.  Deferred payment plan to be found toward the bottom of the online bill. If charges and credits appear correct, click on the deferred payment link. (Print a copy of the plan before clicking on “Accept.”) Submit the initial payment to the Students Accounts Office by the due date.

ACCeSS to finAnCiAL inforMAtion: If the student expects the parent/guardian or another individual to handle financial affairs, the student will need to provide the parent/guardian with the user name and password for accessing the online account. please be aware that once you give your username and password to any individual, that person has access to all your gwU electronic records including finances, grades, emails, etc. If a parent, guardian or other designee wishes to discuss financial information concerning a student, the student must complete the FERPA (Family Education Rights and Privacy Act) document. is document allows for appropriate GWU personnel to discuss information with individuals identified in the wavier. e FERPA document may be completed online by logging into WebbConnect, click on “Maintain Information Folder” on le side, then click “F.E.R.P.A. Consent Form.” Please see page 30 for further description of FERPA. Gardner-Webb University will make every effort to keep operating costs low while providing quality programs. rough the support of the Independent College Fund of North Carolina, private gis from alumni, businesses and other friends, and endowment earnings, Gardner-Webb is able to charge tuition which is less than the actual cost of instruction and other services. e University reserves the right to change tuition and other charges at the beginning of any semester if such change is necessary in the judgment of the Board of Trustees.

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expenses for the 2013-2014 Academic Year REGULAR PROGRAM ITEM

PER SEMESTER

TUITION (FULL-TIME: 10-18 HOURS) ROOM: TRADITIONAL DORM SUITE STYLE UNIVERSITY COMMONS BOARD: SEE BOARD PLAN OPTIONS BELOW OVERLOAD (MORE THAN 18 SEMESTER HOURS) RESIDENCE HALL ACTIVITY FEE RESIDENCE HALL SECURITY DEPOSIT COMMUNICATION FEE (RESIDENT STUDENTS ONLY) STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE INSURANCE (PLEASE REVIEW INSURANCE SECTION ON THE NEXT PAGE)

$ 12,720 $ 2,140 $ 2,370 $ 3,410 $ 406/HOUR $ 40 $ 75 $ 95 $ 100 $ 215

BoArD pLAn optionS All resident students must participate in an eligible board plan. Commuters may also purchase any one of these plans.

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MeAL opportUnitieS per week

fLex $ per SeMeSter

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21 Meal Plan

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$2,025

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$1,990

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$1,900

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CoMMUter MeAL pLAn (Not Available to Resident Students)

 e week will be defined as beginning Sunday dinner and running through Sunday lunch. Available meals for partial weeks will be prorated. Meals cannot be carried over from week to week, nor can they be transferred to other persons.  Flex dollars are available to the student based on the meal plan selected. ese dollars can be used at the student’s discretion in the cafeteria or in Simply-to-go, Chic-fil-A©, or any of the eating establishments in the Tucker Student Center. ey do not carry over from semester to semester.  Aer the last day of drop/add, a student cannot change to a lower meal plan; however, one may choose a higher meal plan aer the semester commences.

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inSUrAnCe (AVAiLABLe to fULL-tiMe UnDergrADUAte StUDentS onLy) e University requires that each full-time day student have insurance coverage. A charge for the accident/limited illness insurance is applied to all full-time undergraduate day student accounts. e coverage will protect the student 24 hours a day and is in effect for 12 months. A brochure explaining benefits and exclusions is available online at www.gardner-webb.edu/insurance. is program is subject to change. Students who already have medical coverage may waive the insurance charge by clicking on the “Insurance Waiver” button at the bottom of the online bill. Complete the fields requesting the name of the insurance company, name of the policyholder, and the policy number. Click on “Submit” and a message will indicate you have successfully declined the insurance with the charge instantaneously reversed from the student bill. (is waiver must be completed each year within the first week of the initial semester of attendance.)

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private Lessons - Piano, Voice, Organ, Instruments One lesson (1/2 hour) per week, credit $249 Two lessons (1 hour) per week, credit $394 Students wishing to take more than two private lessons per week will be charged an additional $100 per 1/2 hour lesson. Art Studio fee Art Fee – per selected courses

$ 50

Lab fees Communication Studies – per selected courses Science Lab Fees – per selected courses

$ 50 $ 30

Book expenses e estimated cost of textbooks is approximately $750 per semester, but this varies greatly with the number and types of classes taken. nursing program fees In addition to tuition, fees, books, and general college expenses, associate degree nursing students can expect to pay $150 per clinical course plus fees and additional expenses of approximately $700 throughout the program. ese expenses include, but are not limited to, such items as uniforms, liability insurance, achievement tests, physical examinations, field trips, nursing pin and other pinning ceremony items, application to take the NCLEX-RN (registered nurse licensing examination), and NCLEX-RN review soware and programs. part-time enrollment Tuition for day courses per hour (no more than 9 hours per semester) $406/hr. Miscellaneous fees Please refer to the current catalog for other fees not listed above or contact the Student Accounts Office at (704) 406-4287. You may also wish to review the Student Accounts Office website at http://www.gardner-webb.edu/business-office.

freQUentLy ASkeD QUeStionS why should i review my online bill? i have financial aid. Verify that the charges and the anticipated aid are in the correct amounts. Please note that student loans typically are not disbursed to the University until several weeks into the semester if all paperwork has been completed in a timely fashion. Students should continue to periodically review the bill until all monies have been received and the balance has been fully resolved for the semester.

i have excess financial aid. when may i expect my refund? Refunds typically become available approximately 10-14 days aer aid monies or other payments have been received that pay in excess of the semester’s bill. Refund checks normally are mailed to the student’s home address that is on file with the Registrar’s Office. For accounts with a parent PLUS loan, the check will be in the name of the parent and mailed to the home address.

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May i charge my textbooks to my student account? Generally students may not charge textbooks to the student account. e only exception is when a student qualifies for, and accepts, excess financial aid. In that case, a credit balance will appear on the student’s account and the student may charge textbooks in the Campus Shop by presenting the student ID card at the Campus Shop register. e card will be swiped at the register and textbook charges will be applied to the student’s account. Alternatively, a parent may put Webb Cash dollars on the student’s ID card or the student may pay at the Campus Shop via cash, check or credit/debit card. webb Cash can be applied to your iD Card and can be used to purchase on campus/off campus goods and services through a declining balance account. Deposits can be made at: https://gardnerwebb.managemyid.com/student/login.php or at the Student Accounts office. i assumed the tuition charge was inclusive. why do i have other fees and course charges? e full-time tuition rate applies for those enrolled in 10 to 18.5 semester hours of study; registering for more than 18 hours results in an overload charge. Some courses require lab fees. Full-time students incur a $100 per semester Student Activity Fee; resident students also incur a $95 per semester Communications Fee. Please refer to the undergraduate catalog online or in print version for more detailed information on all fees/charges. My address changed. how do i update my address for mailings? Much of the correspondence from the University will be to your assigned GWU e-mail address. However, it is important to ensure that your mailing address is updated as necessary online via WebbConnect; click on u”Maintain Information” and then click “Address Change Form.”

Reminder! VehiCLe regiStrAtion perMit............................................................ $100.00

(You must go to WebbConnect, click on “Housing-Meals-Vehicle,” then click on “Register a Vehicle” to Register your Vehicle.)

Financial Aid Information how do i apply for financial aid? Gardner-Webb encourages students to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). e fastest way to complete the form is via the internet. e web address is www.fafsa.gov. what do i need to do before i complete the fAfSA? In order to complete the FAFSA electronically, the student and one parent must register for a Personal Identification Number (PIN). A PIN represents your electronic signature. It is a four digit number assigned to you by the Department of Education. is can be done at the following website: www.pin.ed.gov. when do i apply for financial aid? e FAFSA form cannot be filed with the Department of Education until aer January 1, 2013. You will need to have your 2012 Federal tax returns completed in order to fill out the FAFSA. e earlier you apply, the sooner Gardner-Webb will be able to provide you with an award package. Do i need to complete all sections of the fAfSA? Yes. Please read the instructions carefully and complete all sections. Remember to complete the application from the perspective of the student.

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My parents are divorced; whose income do i use on the fAfSA? e income of the parent with whom you reside and who provides at least 51% of your care must be used. If your parent has remarried, the step-parent’s income will also need to be reported. You will use the tax information for the household where you reside. i live at home but, my parents are not providing for me financially. how do i complete the fAfSA? Unless you can answer yes to at least one of the questions 45 through 57 on the FAFSA you are considered a dependent student and you are required to provide parental tax information. i (the student) have a child; does that make me an independent student? Only if you provide 51% of the care for that child; otherwise, you are still a dependent of your parents. what does it mean if my application is selected for verification? If your application is selected for verification, the Financial Planning Office is required to collect and review your 2012 tax return and W-2’s as well as your parent’s 2012 tax return and W-2’s. You will also be required to submit a Final IRS Tax Transcript, once available, in order to complete your information. You can request the tax transcript by calling 1-800-908-9946. If there are differences on the FAFSA as compared to the tax information, corrections will be made to your application. Other forms of documentation may also be requested such as proof of citizenship, high school transcript, proof of child support, or proof of Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, etc. Make sure to review the “Eligibility and Requirements” link within WebbConnect to make sure you are aware of all required information. Please do not make further changes to your FAFSA during or aer the verification process. It is important to remember your aid package will not be finalized until verification has been completed. i am receiving a full athletic scholarship; do i still need to complete the fAfSA? Yes. Gardner-Webb University requires all athletes to complete a FAFSA. what if i enroll for fewer than 12 credit hours? Scholarships are based on full-time enrollment and will not be granted otherwise. Several sources of aid may still be offered, but it is important to discuss your situation with the Financial Planning Office. will my financial aid change if i live off campus? It depends upon the source(s) of aid and the amount that you are receiving. It is important for you to discuss this with the Financial Planning Office before you make a final decision about where to live. Can i apply for any of the endowed Scholarships listed in the catalog? Recipients for the Endowed Scholarships listed in the catalog are selected by the Financial Planning Office. Students will receive an invitation to attend the annual Scholarship Luncheon. when will i know exactly how much financial aid i have been awarded? Financial aid awards will be begin in early March provided you have completed the FAFSA application. e Financial Planning Office will use the results from your FAFSA in order to determine if you are eligible for any additional resources. You will receive an email notification to your GWU email address with instructions on how to view/process your award in WebbConnect. Do i have to reapply for financial aid each year? Yes. You will need to complete a FAFSA form each year.

Visit our financial planning website at http://www.gardner-webb.edu/financial-planning You may download required forms om the website. finAnCiAL pLAnning offiCe DOVER CAMPUS CENTER , SUITE 200 PO BOX 955 BOILING SPRINGS, NC 28017 (704) 406-4243: phone (704) 406-4102: fax www.gardner-webb.edu

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What is the Webb Card? Simply put, the Webb Card is your Gardner-Webb University student ID and much more. e Webb Card is a convenient program that allows the entire university community to make purchases, pay fees, and gain access to many locations on campus.

Where/how can I use my Webb Card on campus? 

Pay for meals at all campus dining facilities

Purchase books, supplies, and novelties from the Campus Shop

Use vending machines to purchase drinks and snacks

Use to pay for concessions at Athletic Events

Check out materials/books in the Dover Library

Printing and copying on campus

Pay for parking stickers at the Business Office

Purchase stamps, and mail packages at the University Post Office

Pay some fees at the Business Office

Get access to student activities, concerts, athletic events and cultural events on campus

Use facilities at Bost Gym and participate in recreational programs

Where/how can I use my Webb Card off campus? Some area off campus merchants also accepts Webb Cash as payment. For a list of off campus merchants who accept Webb Cash as payment, go to our website at http://www.gwuwebbcash.com .

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Frequently Asked Questions the weBB CArD ACCoUntS:  What accounts are on e Webb Card? Webb Cash, which can be spent at various locations, Meal Plan Count (part of the meal/board plan), and Meal Flex Dollars (part of the meal/board plan).  How are the accounts used? e Webb Cash account can be used in all sales locations on campus. e Meal Plan Count and Meal Flex Dollars account can only be used at the campus dining locations. e balance on Meal Flex Dollars must be used by the end of each semester or they expire.  Do I lose any funds if it’s not spent by the end of the school year? Only the Meal Flex Dollars account is "use it or lose it". Any balance at the end of the semester on the Meal Flex Dollars account expires. A fixed amount is deposited to the Meal Flex Dollars account at the beginning of each semester based on the meal plan in which you are enrolled. is account can be used at any dining location on campus. Unused dollars le in a GWU Webb Cash debit account remain in the account until you graduate or withdraw from the University. Unused dollars le in an employee's account will be carried forward until the conclusion of employment.  Do meals roll over om week to week? Each Sunday beginning with dinner, students will receive a new allotment of meals for the week. e number of meals depends on the plan in which the student is enrolled. Any unused meals from the previous week WILL NOT roll over to the following week.  If I go to an on campus dining location, will the Meal Plan Count be automatically spent first since they are “use it or lose it”? Yes, Flex Dollars are spent first and then your Webb Cash is debited when your Flex dollars are depleted.  Can I withdraw GWU Webb Cash account funds through an ATM? No. Your Webb Card is not associated with any banking account and cannot be used at an ATM.

DepoSitS AnD withDrAwALS:  Where can I make deposits to my Webb Cash account? Credit Card (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover) deposits can be made using the web at https://gardnerwebb.managemyid.com/student/login.php. You can also make deposits using cash, check, and credit cards at the GWU Business Office (Webb Hall) in person, by mail (no cash), or by credit card over the phone. You can check your current Webb Cash account balance using the website noted above.  Can I withdraw funds om my Webb Cash account? e only time funds can be withdrawn from the Webb Cash account is when a student officially withdraws or graduates from GardnerWebb University. At that time, any balance of $5.00 or greater will be refunded by check.

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generAL inforMAtion:  Where can I use funds om the Webb Cash Account? You may use your Webb Cash at any campus dining locations, vending machines, Campus Shop, Campus Post Office, and the Business Office. Other locations are at campus copy machines, Student Computer Labs, and Print Services. Some area off campus merchants also accept Webb Cash as payment. For a list of off campus merchants who accept Webb Cash as payment, go to our website at http://www.gwuwebbcash.com.  What other features are available? e Webb Card allow students access to their specific Residence Halls on campus, as well as access to athletic, cultural and other events, material and book checkout in Dover Library and access to the Suttle Wellness Center.  Do all vending machines have card readers installed? Most vending (drink and snack) machines have card readers.

freQUentLy ASkeD QUeStionS ContinUeD….  Do the vending machines accept coin and bills? e vending machines accept both coins and bills.  How much does it cost to get my new Webb Card? e first card is free.  What do I do if I have lost my Webb Card? Always report a missing card to the GWU Business Office at 704-406-4287 or University Police at 704-406-4444 as soon as you are aware that your card has been lost and/or stolen. Nights and weekends you can suspend activity on your Webb Card by visiting the website at https://gardnerwebb.managemyid.com/student/login.php. e next day visit the University Police Office during office hours to receive a replacement card.  How much does it cost to replace a lost, stolen or damaged Webb Card? ere is a $10 replacement fee for lost or stolen cards. ere is a $5 replacement fee for damaged cards. A portion of the damaged card must be submitted for it to be considered damaged.  Who do I contact with questions or problems? e GWU Business Office in Webb Hall at 704-406-4287.

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GUIDeLINes For CoMPLeTING IMMUNIZATIoN reCorD Welcome to Gardner-Webb University. e student immunization record must be completed and returned Before you arrive on campus.

DeADLineS: August 1 for Fall enrollment December 15 for Spring enrollment e immunization form must be completed and signed by a health care provider. Immunization dates must include Month, Day, and year of administration. Important – the immunization requirements must be met; or according to NC law, you will be suspended om Gardner-Webb University on the 30th day of class. is will inactivate your ID card and prevent you om accessing your dorm room, purchasing food in the Cafeteria or making any other transactions with your Gardner-Webb ID card.

ACCeptABLe reCorDS of yoUr iMMUnizAtionS MAy Be oBtAineD froM Any of the foLLowing: High school records, physician, health department, military record, or previously attended college. ese records may not fulfill all the requirements noted below. Records must include a physician’s signature, health department stamp, or high school record attachment. It is your responsibility to assure compliance with required immunizations. immunizations that are reQUireD pursuant to nC state law and institutional policy. Students 17 years of age or younger reQUireD:  3 DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) or Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) doses; one Td booster must have been with in the past 10 years.  3 Polio (oral) doses  2 Measles (Rubeola), 1 Mumps, 1 Rubella (2 MMR doses meet this requirement) Students born in 1957 or later and 18 years of age or older reQUireD:  3 DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) or Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) doses; one Td booster must have been with in the past 10 years.  2 Measles (Rubeola), 1 Mumps, 1 Rubella (2 MMR doses meet this requirement) Students born before 1957 reQUireD:  3 DTP (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis) or Td (Tetanus, Diphtheria) doses; one Td booster must have been with in the past 10 years.  1 Rubella (MMR meets this requirement) (not required if student is 50 years of age or older).

NOTE… History of Measles (Rubeola) is acceptable if physician verifies that student had the disease prior to January 1, 1994. Blood titer tests are acceptable for Measles, Mumps, Rubella and Hepatitis B. Laboratory test results must be attached. Students who enter college aer 7/1/94 must have two doses Measles (Rubeola) vaccine aer their first birthday (2 MMR meet this requirement).

QUeStionS? Contact pam Skinner (704) 406-3591 pskinner@gardner-webb.edu

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Gardner-Webb University Immunization Form iMMUnizAtion reCorD (pLeASe type or print in BLACk ink.) To be completed and signed by physician or clinic. A copy of your COMPLETE immunization record from a physician or clinic may be attached to this form. (See other side for acceptable forms of documentation. Please note that you are required to have a series of three (3) DTP doses with a Tdap booster within the last 10 years. Also note that you may require a second Measles (Rubeola). ese are usually not current on your high school immunization records.)

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Mo/day/yr #2

Mo/day/yr #3

Mo/day/yr #4

Tdap Booster Polio MMR Measles

Titer Date & Result must be attached

Mumps

Titer Date & Result must be attached

Rubella

Titer Date & Result must be attached Titer Date & Result must be attached

Hepatitis B

**you may attach other shot records, or official high school shot records, if available. if a physician administers your immunizations, please make sure to have the physician sign and date. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Signature of Physician’s Signature or Health Care Provider Clinic Stamp

Date

__________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Print Name of Physician/Physician Assistant/Nurse Practitioner

Area Code/Phone Number

If you are interested in submitting the form electronically, please contact Pam Skinner @ pskinner@gardner-webb.edu please return completed form to:

regiStrAr - iMMUnizAtion reCorDS gardner-webb University  p.o. Box 997  www.gardner-webb.edu

Boiling Springs, nC 28017 

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Health Data Card pLeASe retUrn thiS forM Name: ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ ❏ First-Year Student ❏ Returning Student

Classification (please check):

Date of Birth: ______________________

Parent’s/Guardians’ Names: _______________________________________________ Phone #: ______________________________ eMergenCy Contact: _________________________________________________ Phone #:______________________________ please complete the following information (use additional paper if necessary): Do you have any disease, allergies, or is any drug or other treatment being followed, which should be continued or periodically evaluated? (give details/list current medications) __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you had any illness, injury, operation, or been hospitalized other than already noted? __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you ever been hospitalized for mental or emotional illness? (Give names/address/phone numbers of any physicians or hospitals). __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Have you ever interrupted school or work because of mental or emotional illness or aer psychiatric consultation? (Give details) __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

inSUrAnCe inforMAtion: Company under which you are covered under: ______________________________________________________________________ Person Insured: _______________________________________________________ Policy #: _____________________________________________________________ StAteMent By StUDent: I have personally supplied the above information and attest that it is true and complete to the best of my knowledge. I realize that the information included on this form is strictly for the use of the Division of Student Development and will not be released to anyone without my knowledge and written consent. ____________________________________________________________ Signature of Student

_________________________________ Date

is form must be completed prior to checking into campus housing. for questions regarding this form, please contact the residence education office at (704) 406-4300. Complete form and mail to:

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Important Information regarding Your Class schedule DIreCTIoNs To CoMPLeTe oNLINe Pre-reGIsTrATIoN WorKsHeeTs  Go to www.gardner-webb.edu (this is the Gardner-Webb University homepage).  In the upper right hand corner, click on WebbConnect.  Enter your user name and password. Click on login. If you do not have a password, click on “How do I get a user name and password?”  Click on the New Student Folder on the le.  Click on “Web Advising.”  Complete all the worksheets requested.  Schedules are completed in the order that pre-registration worksheets are received.

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Application for Admission to

THe UNIVersITY HoNors ProGrAM 2013-2014 You may also complete this application online at www.gardner-webb.edu/honors-program-application

Full Name: ______________________________________________________ Preferred Name:_______________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________________________________________________________ Phone: _________________________________________________________ FAX: _______________________________________ Cell Phone: __________________________________________ E-Mail: _________________________________________________ High School: ____________________________________________________________________ Class Rank _______ of _________ SAT Scores: (r) ______ (m)________ (w) _______

Or ACT Comp. Score: _______

Grade Point AV: __________ Prospective Major:______________________________

***Please attach a list of school and community activities, positions, athletic commitment and honors as evidence of commitment to community service and leadership potential.*** Please provide the name and phone number of one of your high school teachers or counselors who may provide a recommendation for you. Name: ___________________________________________________________________ Phone: _____________________________ Write an essay (at least 500 words) on one of these topics:  If I was a jellybean, I would be ______________ colored because ______________;  I’ve found that I most readily enjoy reading books by ______________ because ______________;  My favorite period in history is ______________ because ______________;  If I could travel to any place on earth, it would be ______________because ______________; or  If a play were going to be written about my life, ______________ would have the title role because ______________.  If I were a Disney character, I would be ______________ because ______________.

You are encouraged to include a copy of an essay or project that you completed for one of your High School classes. Complete all of the items above, attach a recent photograph and return these to

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Noel Program for students with Disabilities Request for Services You may also complete this application online at www.gardner-webb.edu/disability-service-request

Congratulations on your admission to Gardner-Webb University. e Noel Program has been designated to assist students with disabilities at Gardner-Webb University. In order to provide this assistance, it is necessary to identify students with disabilities in a timely manner. Federal law prohibits us from making admission inquiries about disabilities. erefore, we are asking your cooperation in completing this questionnaire if you require services. Please remember that any information you provide is strictly voluntary. is voluntary self identification allows GardnerWebb University to begin the process of preparing appropriate support services to facilitate your learning. is information will be kept in confidence. e Department of Education, for the purpose of this law, has defined a disabled person as "Any person who has a physical or mental impairment which substantially limits one or more of life’s major activities such as walking, talking, seeing, hearing or writing.”

noeL progrAM reqUeSt for ACCoMMoDAtionS full name of Student requesting Services __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ First Middle Last Date of Birth:( _____/_____/_______) mm dd yyyy Mailing Address:

______________________________________________________________________________________________ Street ______________________________________________________________________________________________ City State Zip

Phone: ________________________________________________________ Cell Phone: ____________________________________________________ Email: ________________________________________________________ Projected Date of Entry to GWU: ____________________________________ Nature of Your Disability: ________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Academic Accommodations being requested at Gardner-Webb University: __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________ __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

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Housing Accommodations being requested at Gardner-Webb University (single room requests should include details regarding the necessity of this accommodation.) is form does not take the place of a housing application. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Based on my disability, I am requesting exception to the University housing fee structure. ❏ Yes ❏ No Are you registered with a rehabilitation agency? ❏ Yes

❏ No

Name of Agency: ___________________________________________________________ Name of Counselor: _________________________________________________________

VoLUntAry DiSCLoSUre of eDUCAtionAL reCorDS: e Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) provides for the confidentiality of student records. FERPA provides that this documentation is to be kept confidential unless the student consents to the release of a specific exception. One of these exceptions is to allow persons within the University with a “legitimate educational interest” to access this information. ere also may be times when it is beneficial for the Noel Program to discuss your needs with persons outside the University. In order to create a profile regarding the release of information from your records, please check the following as they apply to you. e Department may discuss my academic status and progress with my Vocational Rehabilitation Counselor.

❏ Yes

❏ No

e Department may discuss my academic status and progress with one or both of my parents.

❏ Yes

❏ No

Mother’s Name: ______________________________________________________________ Father’s Name: _______________________________________________________________ Guardian’s Name: _____________________________________________________________ Guardian’s Name: _____________________________________________________________ e Department may discuss my academic status and progress with others listed below.

❏ Yes

❏ No

Names of Others: __________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ ________________________________________________________ I agree that the information on this form is correct. I understand that I may amend the information at any time. _______________________________________________________________________________________________________ Signature

Please return this completed form along with supportive documentation of your disability to: gArDner-weBB UniVerSity noeL progrAM for StUDentS with DiSABiLitieS CAMpUS Box 7274 BoiLing SpringS, north CAroLinA 28017 Gardner-Webb University is committed to equality of educational opportunities and does not discriminate against applicants, students or employees based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age or disability. 102

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