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WELCOME You have now officially joined Neumont College of Computer Science as a member of the Class of 2020! We're thrilled you're a part of the Neumont community. Please join us to get acquainted with the college and the resources available to you and your family to help you succeed here.

FRESHMAN ORIENTATION You will start Freshman Orientation at the Little America Hotel. During Orientation Kickoff, students will walk four blocks to Neumont's campus to receive their new laptops and books, while family members stay at the hotel for a presentation on college life, and a question/answer session. Families should plan to say their farewells shortly after the presentations. USING PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION IN SALT LAKE CITY If you're flying in, you may not need to rent a car. Public transit from the airport to downtown Salt Lake City is easily accessible and affordable. The light rail, TRAX, will take you within walking distance of the Little America Hotel and Neumont College of Computer Science. For more information, go to www.rideuta.com. DRIVING IN SALT LAKE CITY If you are driving to Orientation Kickoff, there is complementary parking at the Little America Hotel. Please leave your car parked at the hotel. The Neumont campus is within walking distance and is in the TRAX Free Fare Zone. LODGING We strongly encourage you to book your hotel as early as possible. Salt Lake City and its surrounding suburbs have many hotel options. TOURING CAMPUS Campus will be open to students and their families from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, September, 23. Staff from Admissions, Financial Aid, and Student Affairs will be available to answer your questions at this time. LAPTOP & BOOKS You'll receive your new Dell laptop, books, public transit pass, and have your ID badge photo taken at Orientation Kickoff. (If you haven't yet received your laptop bag, you will get it when you pick up your laptop.)

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ASKING QUESTIONS You’ll have opportunities to ask questions about student life, support services, academics, and career options throughout Freshman Orientation. Feel free to chat with any staff member or current student at any time during the event.


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HOUSING MOVE-IN Location: Your assigned housing location Friday, September 22 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM Your housing assignment with an exact address, move-in time, and roommates' information is included in this packet. You will also receive an email from the Office of Residence Life with this information. Please arrive on time to get your keys, meet your roommates, and move in.

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ORIENTATION KICKOFF Location: Little America Hotel, 500 South Main Street Saturday, September 23 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Check-in

9:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Students: This event is required for ALL new students, and we encourage you to bring your parent(s), guardian(s), or spouse. After a joint student-family event, you will walk a short distance to campus to receive your laptop, books, public transit pass, and have your ID badge photo taken. Family Members: After the joint student-family event, please join us for a Family Orientation session about campus life, student support services, and resources. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

Location: Neumont College of Computer Science, 143 South Main Street

MONFRI

12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

OPEN CAMPUS Campus is open for you and your family to explore. Families should plan to say their goodbyes before Housing Orientation.

2:00 PM – 4:00 PM

HOUSING ORIENTATION Learn how to thrive in your first year living at college. This event is mandatory for students living in Neumont housing.

FRESHMAN SEMINAR Location: Neumont College of Computer Science, 143 South Main Street Monday, September 25 - Friday, September 29 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

You'll complete a week-long course designed to help you acclimate to college and Salt Lake City. Please come prepared with a pen and notebook along with your new laptop, Raspberry Pi, and walking shoes. This course is for credit and is a graduation requirement.

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NEUMONT CAMPUS, HOUSING, AND AMENITIES TO OGDEN

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200 NORTH

TO SALT LAKE CITY FAIRPARK INTERNATIONAL STATION AIRPORT

RANCHO MARKET

JACKSON/ EUCLID STATION

NORTH TEMPLE/ GUADELUPE STATION

NORTH TEMPLE STREET

TRAX GREEN LINE 704 WEST VALLEY CITY VIA DOWNTOWN

ARENA STATION

SOUTH TEMPLE STREET

VIVINT SMART HOME ARENA GATEWAY MALL

644 CITY STATION

PLANETARIUM STATION

644 W NORTH TEMPLE SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116

D O W N T O W N S A LT

OLD GREEKTOWN STATION

TRAX BLUE LINE 701

80

DOWNTOWN-DRAPER

TO WENDOVER, NV

15

Salt Lake City International Airport to The Little America Hotel Via UTA TRAX Light Rail (fee required) 1. Walk to the Airport TRAX Station at the south end of Terminal 1. 2. Board the Green Line train to West Valley. 3. Exit the train at the Courthouse Station (500 South). 4. Walk 1 block due south. Little America Hotel will be on your right on the west side of the street.

200 WEST

PIONEER PARK

300 WEST

650 W SOUTH TEMPLE SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84116

400 WEST

BRIDGES AT CITIFRONT

500 WEST

600 WEST

SALT LAKE CENTRAL STATION

TO PROVO

Getting to The Little America Hotel Via Car Northbound I-15: 1. Take Exit 306 and head east on 600 South for 1 mile. 2. Turn left (north) onto Main Street. Little America will be on your left. Southbound I-15: 1. Take Exit 307 and head east on 400 South for 1 mile. 2. Turn right (south) onto Main Street. Little America will be on your right.

If you have mobility concerns, please email studentsaffairs@neumont.edu before the event.


Airport Grocery

Shopping

Orientation Free UTA TRAX Kickoff Event Parking Light Rail

Student Housing

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Orientation Zone

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THE AVENUES

HISTORIC TEMPLE SQUARE

TEMPLE SQUARE STATION

THE TOWER SUITES FLOORS 5-11 OF NEUMONT HIGH-RISE (RESERVED FOR UPPER-CLASSMEN) CITY CREEK MALL

SALT PALACE CONVENTION CENTER

CITY CENTER STATION

HARMON’S 100 SOUTH

L A K E C I T Y, U TA H NEUMONT COLLEGE OF COMPUTER SCIENCE 143 SOUTH MAIN STREET

200 SOUTH GALLIVAN CENTER

GALLIVAN STATION

THE MERCER DOWNTOWN

ESSEX APARTMENTS

556 EAST 300 SOUTH SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84102

350 SOUTH 600 EAST SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84102

400 SOUTH

CITY LIBRARY WASHINGTON SQUARE PARK

500 SOUTH

800 EAST

700 EAST

600 EAST

TO UNIVERSITY OF UTAH

TROLLEY STATION SMITH’S

THE LEONARDO MUSEUM

LITTLE AMERICA HOTEL 500 S MAIN ST.

500 EAST

TRAX RED LINE

703 UNIVERSITY OF UTAH - DRAPER

4TH SOUTH SHOPPING PLAZA

TROLLEY SQUARE

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COURTHOUSE STATION

400 EAST

LIBRARY STATION

300 EAST

200 EAST

MAIN STREET

STATE STREET

300 SOUTH WEST TEMPLE

W BROADWAY

ELEVATE ON 5TH 343 SOUTH 500 EAST SALT LAKE CITY, UT 84102

600 SOUTH

N

700 SOUTH

Little America Hotel to Neumont Via UTA TRAX Light Rail (no fee required) 1. Walk to Courthouse Station about 1 block north of the hotel. 2. Take the Green or Blue Line train heading north. 3. Exit the train at City Center Station (100 South). 4. Walk 1 block due south. Neumont is on the east side of the street.

Little America Hotel to Neumont 1. Exit Little America Hotel via the east doors (behind the Lobby Lounge). 2. Turn left (north) and walk 4 blocks on Main Street. 3. Turn right (east) and cross the street at 200 South. 4. Proceed north until you arrive at Neumont at 143 South Main Street. FRESHMAN

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STUDENT HOUSING Neumont's student housing is not a typical college dorm room. Your furnished apartment comes with a kitchen, free access to washing machines and dryers, and high-speed internet. Typically, freshmen live in two-bedroom, two-bath apartments within 1.5 miles of campus.

LOCATIONS • 644 City Station, 644 West North Temple • Bridges at Citifront, 650 West South Temple • The Tower Suites, 143 South Main Street • Elevate on 5th, 343 South 500 East • The Mercer Downtown, 556 East 300 South • Essex Apartments, 350 South 600 East

AMENITIES AT ALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS: • All units have a living area, kitchen, bathroom(s), and bedroom(s). • Residents are assigned to studio, one-bedroom, or two-bedroom apartments with up to three roommates. • Resident Advisors are available to help you. • All units include a fridge, stove, microwave, and dishwasher. • Utilities are included in the housing costs. • There is a landline phone jack (service not included). • Communal cleaning supplies are available to all residents. • You will have 24/7 access to The Commons at 143 South Main Street. • All apartment buildings include access to public transit, including the TRAX light rail system and buses. • Free bicycle storage is available on campus. • All apartment buildings are within walking distance of grocery stores and restaurants. Weekly van rides are offered to area big-box retailers. • All apartments are located near attractions like the Gallivan Center, Salt Lake City Public Library, The Leonardo Museum, concert venues, Broadway Center Cinemas, farmers markets, The Gateway, and City Creek Center.

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PACKING LIST CLOTHING  Pants/shorts  Shirts, t-shirts, long-sleeved shirts  Pajamas  Robe  Sportswear (basketball shorts, tank tops)  Plenty of underwear  Plenty of socks  A couple of good pairs of shoes, including sneakers and boots  Light jacket  Heavy coat  Gloves  Business casual wear i.e., polo and khakis BEDROOM ESSENTIALS  Bed sheets for a standard twin bed  Blankets  Pillows  Waste basket BATHROOM ESSENTIALS  Toothbrush & toothpaste  Floss  Mouthwash  Razors & shaving cream  Shampoo & conditioner  Body wash or soap  Deodorant  Band-aids and other first-aid essentials  Prescription medication SCHOOL ESSENTIALS  Pens & pencils  Printer paper  Index cards  Ruler  Notebooks/binders For a complete packing list, go to:

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LAUNDRY  Laundry detergent  Laundry bag or basket  Stain remover  Bleach  Fabric softener ELECTRONICS & SMALL APPLIANCES  Raspberry Pi  Computer  Printer  Ethernet cord  Alarm clock  Speakers for your computer  Headphones  Desk lamp  Power strip(s)  Extension cord  Chargers for anything that uses one: cell phones, tablets, e-book readers, electric razors, cameras, etc.  Batteries for anything that needs them: remote controls, alarm clocks, etc. MISCELLANEOUS  Bicycle  Secure, high-quality bike lock  Clear copies of both sides of health & vehicle insurance cards ITEMS TO CONSIDER SHARING Coordinate with roommates in advance to determine who brings what.  Pots and pans  Cutlery, kitchen tools and gadgets, like knives, spatulas, and serving spoons  Silverware and dishes (bowls, cups, plates, and glasses)  Television  Video game consoles  Wireless router

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143 SOUTH MAIN STREET SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH 84111

COMPLETE ANY FINAL TASKS:

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2017 Freshman Orientation Program Guide  

An outline of the event including an agenda, map, and packing list for the incoming Class of 2020 at Neumont College of Computer Science.

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