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Saturday, August 21
 

10:00am EDT

Ascent Move-in
Saturday August 21, 2021 10:00am - 11:00am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

11:30am EDT

Lunch with families
Saturday August 21, 2021 11:30am - 1:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:00pm EDT

Welcome to August Ascent (Students only)
Moderators
Speakers
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Scott Coykendall

Ascent Coordinator and Professor of Communication & Media Studies, Plymouth State University
Scott Coykendall is the Plymouth State University Ascent Coordinator & Professor of Communication & Media Studies (Follow Ascent on Facebook & Instagram... Read More →


Saturday August 21, 2021 2:00pm - 5:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

5:00pm EDT

Dinner at Prospect
Saturday August 21, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

7:00pm EDT

7:00pm EDT

3 on 3 basketball with Halie, Sarah S, Zach, Abbie
Limited Capacity full

Meet at the Mary Lyon steps (see email for tonight's activity)


Saturday August 21, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Basketball hoop between Hyde and Smith

7:00pm EDT

Movie Night with Emily, Reid, Devin, & Callie
New Found Room in the dining hall

Saturday August 21, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Newfound Room (Prospect Dining Hall)

7:00pm EDT

Pemi River/Walmart Run with Acadia, Ivy, Lauren, Sarah G
Limited Capacity seats available

Meet on the library steps (see email for tonight's activity)

Speakers

Saturday August 21, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Meet on the library steps (see email for tonight's activity)

7:00pm EDT

Walmart runs with Paige, Josh, Stephen, Nicole
Our team will shuttle students back and forth to Walmart for dorm supplies. Meet at the Robert Frost statue 

Saturday August 21, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Meet at the Robert Frost statue (see email for tonight's activity)
 
Sunday, August 22
 

7:00am EDT

Day 1, Rise and Shine, campers!
Sunday August 22, 2021 7:00am - 7:01am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

8:00am EDT

Breakfast at Prospect
Sunday August 22, 2021 8:00am - 8:45am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

9:00am EDT

Designing College Class (see your room assignment)
Sunday August 22, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

12:00pm EDT

Lunch at Prospect
Sunday August 22, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:16pm EDT

Day 1, Session 1 (Choose one session below)
Sunday August 22, 2021 1:16pm - 1:17pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:30pm EDT

How To Get On The Right Foot With Professors
Limited Capacity filling up

Are you scared to talk to Professors? We were too, in this session we will go over talking to professors BEFORE you have a problem, and our insights on how to make every class a successful one.


Sunday August 22, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Lamson Library Meet at the Registration Desk 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

1:30pm EDT

Make Plymouth Your Home With Clubs and Involvement
Limited Capacity filling up

As Mentors we know part of being a successful college student is making a community. In this session we talk about how we are involved around campus, and our favorite clubs, activities to be a part of.


Sunday August 22, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 031 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

1:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Emily, Reid, Devin
Limited Capacity seats available

As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through a year or more on campus. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we we all wish we knew/did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Sunday August 22, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 202 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

1:30pm EDT

All About Student Employment
Limited Capacity seats available

Join our Career Developm Team and learn about Handshake! This is our app which all of Campus jobs are located, and where you can apply for them. If you're looking for an on campus job, this session is calling for you.


Sunday August 22, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 124 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

1:30pm EDT

(Required, repeats, choose one of these for the day) Using Canvas, Navigate, & other applications required for PSU students
Limited Capacity filling up

As a student, most of the things you do with the University involve one of these important applications. This information will help you navigate classes, advising, and everything you'll need to navigate Plymouth daily.


Sunday August 22, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 102 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

1:56pm EDT

Day 1, Session 2 (Choose one session below)
Sunday August 22, 2021 1:56pm - 1:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:00pm EDT

How To Get On The Right Foot With Professors
Limited Capacity seats available

Are you scared to talk to Professors? We were too, in this session we will go over talking to professors BEFORE you have a problem, and our insights on how to make every class a successful one.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 031 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:00pm EDT

Tour of Lamson Library
Limited Capacity full

Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Lamson Library, Front Desk 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:00pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Paige, Josh, Stephen, Nicole
Limited Capacity seats available

As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 202 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:00pm EDT

All About Student Employment
Limited Capacity seats available

Join our Career Developm Team and learn about Handshake! This is our app which all of Campus jobs are located, and where you can apply for them. If you're looking for an on campus job, this session is calling for you.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 124 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:00pm EDT

Using Canvas, Navigate, & other applications required for PSU students
Limited Capacity filling up

Plymouth uses applications as a means for everything. This information will help you navigate classes, information, and everything you'll need to navigate Plymouth daily


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 102 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:26pm EDT

Day 1, Session 3 (Choose one session below)
Sunday August 22, 2021 2:26pm - 2:27pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:30pm EDT

Can I Teach You Canvas?
Never used Canvas before? Well Plymouth has just switched over to a new classroom tool and you can't pass your classes without it! Use this session to learn how to navigate it before classes start, and get a jump ahead.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 031 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:30pm EDT

Tour of Lamson Library
Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Lamson Library, Front Desk 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Paige, Josh, Stephen, Nicole
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 202 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:30pm EDT

Books, and Printers, and Librarians-Oh my!
Don't understand how to print an essay out at college? Or maybe you have no idea how to get that book you need for your research paper. In this session we will go over the basics every student should know about the library so it isn't as scary when you have to do it yourself.


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 124 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:30pm EDT

Using Canvas, Navigate, & other applications required for PSU students
Plymouth uses applications as a means for everything. This information will help you navigate classes, information, and everything you'll need to navigate Plymouth daily


Sunday August 22, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Lamson Library 102 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:56pm EDT

Day 1, Session 4 (Choose one session below)
Sunday August 22, 2021 2:56pm - 2:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

3:00pm EDT

A Balance College Life: Time Management
College life is a busy life. Without noticing, your days go by. In this session we will help you figure out a schedule and manage your time so you don't make the same mistake that some of the mentors learned from.


Sunday August 22, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 031 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

3:00pm EDT

How To Get On The Right Foot With Professors
Are you scared to talk to Professors? We were too, in this session we will go over talking to professors BEFORE you have a problem, and our insights on how to make every class a successful one.


Sunday August 22, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Lamson Library Meet at the Registration Desk 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

3:00pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Emily, Reid, Devin
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Sunday August 22, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 202 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

3:00pm EDT

Books, and Printers, and Librarians-Oh my!
Don't understand how to print an essay out at college? Or maybe you have no idea how to get that book you need for your research paper. In this session we will go over the basics every student should know about the library so it isn't as scary when you have to do it yourself.


Sunday August 22, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 124 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

3:00pm EDT

Using Canvas, Navigate, & other applications required for PSU students
Plymouth uses applications as a means for everything. This information will help you navigate classes, information, and everything you'll need to navigate Plymouth daily


Sunday August 22, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Lamson Library 102 29 Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03264

5:00pm EDT

Dinner at Prospect
Sunday August 22, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

7:00pm EDT

"Clap Ball" with Halie, Sarah S, Zach, Abbie
CLAP BALL! Soo fun!

Sunday August 22, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT

7:00pm EDT

"Paparazzi" with Genesis, Rachel, Ashley, Jack
It's some sort of game that is very fun

Sunday August 22, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Meet at the Panther statue (see email for tonight's activity)

7:00pm EDT

7:00pm EDT

Game Night with Paige, Josh, and Nicole
Board games, card games, game games!

Sunday August 22, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Squam Room in Prospect Dining Hall

7:00pm EDT

 
Monday, August 23
 

7:00am EDT

Day 2, Rise and Shine, campers!
Monday August 23, 2021 7:00am - 7:01am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

8:00am EDT

Breakfast at Prospect
Monday August 23, 2021 8:00am - 8:45am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

9:00am EDT

Designing College Class (see your room assignment)
Monday August 23, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

12:00pm EDT

Lunch at Prospect
Monday August 23, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:16pm EDT

Day 2, Session 1 (Choose one session below)
Monday August 23, 2021 1:16pm - 1:17pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:30pm EDT

Can I Teach You Canvas?
Never used Canvas before? Well Plymouth has just switched over to a new classroom tool and you can't pass your classes without it! Use this session to learn how to navigate it before classes start, and get a jump ahead


Monday August 23, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall 214 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03285

1:30pm EDT

Navigating Dorm Life
Being on your own with a roommate(s) is different than the life you had in high school. In this session mentors will cover all the important topics of living in a dorm.


Monday August 23, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall 117 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03286

1:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Genesis, Rachel, Ashley, Jack
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Monday August 23, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall 116 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03287

1:30pm EDT

Nutrition
The shift from being fed at home, to controlling your own meals can be daunting. College student face difficults in getting the proper nutition now that it's their responsbility. This health change can play a huge role in your college life. Learn about how to manage your own nutrition in this session to better understand how important it is in day to day college life.


Monday August 23, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Little Squam, Prospect Dining Prospect Dining Hall, 8 High St, Plymouth, NH 03264

1:30pm EDT

What is the Frost House?
No, the Frost House has nothing to do with the cold...but it is a place to go when you need help. This is the "hub" of resources you can use to help with academic, social, and wellness issues.


Monday August 23, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall 127 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03283

1:56pm EDT

Day 2, Session 2 (Choose one session below)
Monday August 23, 2021 1:56pm - 1:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:00pm EDT

Gems and Jobs of Campus and off Campus
Need a job? Or perhaps a good place to eat? Plymouth is a great town! In this session, mentors will cover the Plymouth area and tell you about some of our favorite parts.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Hyde Hall 116 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03287

2:00pm EDT

Tour of Hyde Hall
Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Hyde Hall Lobby of Second Floor (Follow the ramp) Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03279

2:00pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Paige, Josh, Stephen, Nicole
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Hyde Hall 117 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03286

2:00pm EDT

Nutrition
Paying for college is particularly scary, in this session you were learn about our Student Financial Services, and how they can help you find money for college, how to navigate your bill, and financial holds, as well as learn about the SUPER important deadlines that can impact your education.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Little Squam, Prospect Dining Prospect Dining Hall, 8 High St, Plymouth, NH 03264

2:00pm EDT

What is the Frost House?
THIS session is in Hyde 120!  No, the Frost House has nothing to do with the cold...but it is a place to go when you need help. This is the "hub" of resources you can use to help with academic, social, and wellness issues.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT

2:26pm EDT

Day 2, Session 3 (Choose one session below)
Monday August 23, 2021 2:26pm - 2:27pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:30pm EDT

Dorm life 101
Being on your own with a roommate(s) is different than the life you had in high school. In this session mentors will cover all the important topics of living in a dorm.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall 116 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03287

2:30pm EDT

Tour of Hyde Hall
Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall Lobby of Second Floor (Follow the ramp) Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03279

2:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Acadia, Ivy, Lauren, Sarah G
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall 117 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03286

2:30pm EDT

Campus Accessibility
Did you have an IEP or 504 plan in high school? Don't be one of those people who regret not asking for help when you had the chance! The nice folks at the Campus Accessibility Offie help all types of people to succeed here at Plymouth. Tune into this session to learn about how to transfer your plan onto Plymouth, and all the help we offer.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Hyde Hall 114 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03284

2:30pm EDT

What is the Frost House?
No, the Frost House has nothing to do with the cold. Instead it is an important space on campus to find many people who have a hand in your success, and safety. This session will cover why someone may go to the Frost House, and who to expect there.


Monday August 23, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT

2:56pm EDT

Day 2, Session 4 (Choose one session below)
Monday August 23, 2021 2:56pm - 2:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

3:00pm EDT

How To Get On The Right Foot With Professors
Are you scared to talk to Professors? We were too, in this session we will go over talking to professors BEFORE you have a problem, and our insights on how to make every class a successful one.


Monday August 23, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Hyde Hall 116 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03287

3:00pm EDT

How to Not Fail
How to not fail is a session about the basics of college. What is the most important things to do in a class, in order to get the best grades.


Monday August 23, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Hyde Hall 117 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03286

3:00pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Paige, Josh, Stephen, Nicole
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Monday August 23, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Hyde Hall 214 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03285

3:00pm EDT

Campus Accessibility
Did you have an IEP or 504 plan? Campus Accessibility is a team on campus who deals with all types of people to help them best succeed here at Plymouth. Tune into this session to learn about how to transfer your plan onto Plymouth, and all the help we offer.


Monday August 23, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Hyde Hall 114 Hyde Hall Highland Ave, Plymouth, NH 03284

3:00pm EDT

What is the Frost House?
THIS session is in Hyde 120!  No, the Frost House has nothing to do with the cold. Instead it is an important space on campus to find many people who have a hand in your success, and safety. This session will cover why someone may go to the Frost House, and who to expect there.


Monday August 23, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT

5:00pm EDT

Dinner at Prospect
Monday August 23, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

7:00pm EDT

7:00pm EDT

River visit with Callie, Emily, Reid, Devin
Change into your bathing suits first

Monday August 23, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Meet outsdie the dining hall (see email for tonight's activity)

7:00pm EDT

7:00pm EDT

7:00pm EDT

 
Tuesday, August 24
 

7:00am EDT

Day 3, Rise and Shine, campers!
Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00am - 7:01am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

8:00am EDT

Breakfast at Prospect
Tuesday August 24, 2021 8:00am - 8:45am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

9:00am EDT

Designing College Class (see your room assignment)
Tuesday August 24, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

12:00pm EDT

Lunch at Prospect
Tuesday August 24, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:16pm EDT

Day 3, Session 1 (Choose one session below)
Tuesday August 24, 2021 1:16pm - 1:17pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:30pm EDT

Can I Teach You Canvas?
Never used Canvas before? Well Plymouth has just switched over to a new teacher tool, use this session to learn how to navigate it before classes start, and get a jump ahead.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 114 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03266

1:30pm EDT

Dorm Life 101
Being on your own with a roommate(s) is different than the life you had in high school. In this session mentors will cover all the important topics of living in a dorm.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 001 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03281

1:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Halie, Sarah S, Zach, Abbie
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 235 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03282

1:30pm EDT

How do I get Academic Support (PASS)
PASS is a helpful resource for class help and tutoring. Need to know where it is, or more? Come to this session.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 005 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03279

1:30pm EDT

The Ins and Outs of Communicating With Professors
One of the biggest changes from Highschool to College is how we talk to our teachers. In this session our speaker will go over the rights and wrongs of communciating with Professors.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 236 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03278

1:56pm EDT

Day 3, Session 2 (Choose one session below)
Tuesday August 24, 2021 1:56pm - 1:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:00pm EDT

A Balance College Life: Time Management
College life is a busy life, without noticing your days go by. In this session we will help you figure out a schedule and manage your time so you don't make the same mistake that some of the mentors learnt from.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 144 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03280

2:00pm EDT

Tour of BOYD Hall
Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall Main Glass Doors Nearest to the Street Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03276

2:00pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Halie, Sarah S, Zach, Abbie
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 001 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03281

2:00pm EDT

How do I get Academic Support (PASS)
PASS is a helpful resource for class help and tutoring. Need to know where it is, or more? Come to this session.

Moderators
Speakers

Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 005 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03279

2:00pm EDT

The Ins and Outs of Communicating With Professors
One of the biggest changes from high school to College is how we talk to our teachers. Most faculty are very approachable, but you still need to be professional in the ay you communicate with them. In this session we have actual faculty coming to talk about the rights and wrongs of communciating with Professors.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 236 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03278

2:26pm EDT

Day 3, Session 3 (Choose one session below)
Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:26pm - 2:27pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:30pm EDT

Navigating Dorm Life
Being on your own with a roommate(s) is different than the life you had in high school. In this session mentors will cover all the important topics of living in a dorm.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 144 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03280

2:30pm EDT

Tour of BOYD Hall
Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall Main Glass Doors Nearest to the Street Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03276

2:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Genesis, Rachel, Ashley, Jack
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 001 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03281

2:30pm EDT

Alternative Ways To Choose a Major!
Lots of students come in undeclared--as they should-but the pressure to choose a major early is often hard to resist. This session is an open conversation about how to choose a major that best suits you. It's a big choice and PSU wants to guide you and educate you on all we have to offer.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 005 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03279

2:30pm EDT

The Ins and Outs of Communicating With Professors
One of the biggest changes from Highschool to College is how we talk to our teachers. In this session our speaker will go over the rights and wrongs of communciating with Professors.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
BOYD Hall 236 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03278

2:56pm EDT

Day 3, Session 4 (Choose one session below)
Tuesday August 24, 2021 2:56pm - 2:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

3:00pm EDT

Creating Relationships With Professors Before You Have A Problem
Are you scared to talk to Professors? We were too, in this session we will go over talking to professors BEFORE you have a problem, and our insights on how to make every class a successful one.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 235 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03282

3:00pm EDT

Gems and Jobs of Campus
Need a job? Or perhaps a good place to eat? Plymouth is a great town! In this session, mentors will cover the Plymouth area and tell you about some of our favorite parts.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 001 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03281

3:00pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Paige, Josh, Stephen, Nicole
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 144 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03280

3:00pm EDT

Alternative Ways To Choose a Major!
Lots of students come in undeclared--as they should-but the pressure to choose a major early is often hard to resist. This session is an open conversation about how to choose a major that best suits you. It's a big choice and PSU wants to guide you and educate you on all we have to offer.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 005 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03279

3:00pm EDT

The Ins and Outs of Communicating With Professors
One of the biggest changes from Highschool to College is how we talk to our teachers. In this session our speaker will go over the rights and wrongs of communciating with Professors.


Tuesday August 24, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
BOYD Hall 236 Boyd Science Center Highland St, Plymouth, NH 03278

5:00pm EDT

Dinner at Prospect
Tuesday August 24, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

7:00pm EDT

Class values project for Professor Anneser's class with Paige, Josh, Nicole
This is a mandatory session where you and your classmates from IS 1405 will work with a mentor to establish a proposal that you will present to your professor in the morning!

Speakers

Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
D&M 215

7:00pm EDT

Class values project for Professor Chapman's class with Genesis, Rachel, Ashley
This is a mandatory session where you and your classmates from IS 1405 will work with a mentor to establish a proposal that you will present to your professor in the morning!


Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Silver 305

7:00pm EDT

Class values project for Professor Coykendall's class with Acadia, Lauren, Sarah G
This is a mandatory session where you and your classmates from IS 1405 will work with a mentor to establish a proposal that you will present to your professor in the morning!


Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Hyde 317

7:00pm EDT

Class values project for Professor Garcia's class with Ivy, Stephen and Jack
This is a mandatory session where you and your classmates from IS 1405 will work with a mentor to establish a proposal that you will present to your professor in the morning!


Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Hyde 230

7:00pm EDT

Class values project for Professor Lyons' classwith Halie, Zach, Abbie
This is a mandatory session where you and your classmates from IS 1405 will work with a mentor to establish a proposal that you will present to your professor in the morning!

Speakers

Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Boyd 236

7:00pm EDT

Class values project for Professor McCahan's class with Gwen & Sarah S.
This is a mandatory session where you and your classmates from IS 1405 will work with a mentor to establish a proposal that you will present to your professor in the morning!

Speakers

Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Squam Room in Prospect Dining Hall

7:00pm EDT

Class values project for Professor Parsons' class with Emily, Reid, Devin
This is a mandatory session where you and your classmates from IS 1405 will work with a mentor to establish a proposal that you will present to your professor in the morning!

Speakers

Tuesday August 24, 2021 7:00pm - 9:00pm EDT
Hyde 315
 
Wednesday, August 25
 

7:00am EDT

Day 4, Rise and Shine, campers!
Wednesday August 25, 2021 7:00am - 7:01am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

8:00am EDT

Breakfast at Prospect
Wednesday August 25, 2021 8:00am - 8:45am EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

9:00am EDT

Designing College Class (see your room assignment)
Wednesday August 25, 2021 9:00am - 12:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

12:00pm EDT

Lunch at Prospect
Wednesday August 25, 2021 12:00pm - 1:00pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:16pm EDT

Day 4, Session 1 (Choose one session below)
Wednesday August 25, 2021 1:16pm - 1:17pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

1:30pm EDT

How do I stay safe and still have fun?
In this session we will talk about how to live on campus safely, including questions like "When should I go home from a party?" "How to I get home safely?" "Who di I call when I'm concerned about my own (or someone else) safety?".


Wednesday August 25, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W222 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

1:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Emily, Reid, Devin
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W220 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

1:30pm EDT

Student Financial Services ---
Paying for college is particularly scary, in this session you were learn about our Student Financial Services, and how they can help you find money for college, how to navigate your bill, and financial holds, as well as learn about the SUPER important deadlines that can impact your education.

Moderators
Wednesday August 25, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W210 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

1:30pm EDT

Make New Friends But Keep The Old
Transiting from friends you have known for years, to college strangers may feel like a lot. Making friends is not easy for all of us, and sometimes its hard to let go. This session will talk about how to foster new friendships without feeling like you're leaving anything behind

Moderators
Wednesday August 25, 2021 1:30pm - 1:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W114 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

1:56pm EDT

Day 4, Session 2 (Choose one session below)
Wednesday August 25, 2021 1:56pm - 1:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:00pm EDT

Tour of Allwell
Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W222 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:00pm EDT

University Athletics
College athletes have to balance the demands of their sport with the requirements of their education. In this session, we'll talk about some of the specific challenges and requirements for athletes, how to manage your time, and who to turn to for help.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W220 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:00pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Genesis, Rachel, Ashley, Jack
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W218 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:00pm EDT

Student Financial Services ---
Paying for college is particularly scary, in this session you were learn about our Student Financial Services, and how they can help you find money for college, how to navigate your bill, and financial holds, as well as learn about the SUPER important deadlines that can impact your education.

Moderators
Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W210 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:00pm EDT

Make New Friends But Keep The Old
Transiting from friends you have known for years, to college strangers may feel like a lot. Making friends is not easy for all of us, and sometimes its hard to let go. This session will talk about how to foster new friendships without feeling like you're leaving anything behind

Moderators
Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:00pm - 2:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W114 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:26pm EDT

Day 4, Session 3 (Choose one session below)
Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:26pm - 2:27pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:30pm EDT

Tour of Allwell
Mentors will lead a tour throughout the building showing you where everything is, and perhaps some inside scoops of our favorite spots.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W218 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:30pm EDT

We've hit 8 weeks...now what?
8 weeks is midterms for Plymouth. Most students have anxiety about Midterm grades, classes and what to do next. In this session mentors will cover how to go about you go about your midterm grades, and how you should never give up in a class.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W220 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:30pm EDT

What I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College with Mentors Halie, Sarah S, Zach, Abbie
As upperclassmen we have an understanding of Plymouth after living through the things that we all wish we knew/did differently. In these sessions Mentors talk about all the things that we wish we did differently our freshmen year. From inside dorm living tips, to class we got it all.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W222 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:30pm EDT

Five Minute Exercises For Stress and Anxiety
Meghan will teach you some simple exercise to decrease your stress and anxiety. These things are really good in a pinch, and probably used by Meghan herself.

Moderators
Speakers

Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W210 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:30pm EDT

Make New Friends But Keep The Old
Transiting from friends you have known for years, to college strangers may feel like a lot. Making friends is not easy for all of us, and sometimes its hard to let go. This session will talk about how to foster new friendships without feeling like you're leaving anything behind

Moderators
Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:30pm - 2:55pm EDT
Human Performance Center W114 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

2:56pm EDT

Day 4, Session 4 (Choose one session below)
Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:56pm - 2:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

2:56pm EDT

Day 4, Session 4 (Choose one session below)
Wednesday August 25, 2021 2:56pm - 2:57pm EDT
TBA 17 High St. Plymouth, NH 03264 USA

3:00pm EDT

A Balance College Life: Time Management
College life is a busy life. Without noticing, your days go by. In this session we will help you figure out a schedule and manage your time so you don't make the same mistake that some of the mentors learned from.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W222 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

3:00pm EDT

Gems and Jobs of Campus
Need a job? Or perhaps a good place to eat? Plymouth is a great town! In this session, mentors will cover the Plymouth area and tell you about some of our favorite parts.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W218 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

3:00pm EDT

We've hit 8 weeks...now what?
8 weeks is midterms for Plymouth. Most students have anxiety about Midterm grades, classes and what to do next. In this session mentors will cover how to go about you go about your midterm grades, and how you should never give up in a class.


Wednesday August 25, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W220 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

3:00pm EDT

Five Minute Exercises For Stress and Anxiety
Meghan will teach you some simple exercise to decrease your stress and anxiety. These things are really good in a pinch, and probably used by Meghan herself.

Moderators
Speakers

Wednesday August 25, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W210 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

3:00pm EDT

Make New Friends But Keep The Old
Transiting from friends you have known, to strangers may feel like a lot. Making friends is not easy for all of us, and sometimes its hard to let go. This session will talk about how to foster new friendships without feeling like you're leaving anything behind


Wednesday August 25, 2021 3:00pm - 3:25pm EDT
Human Performance Center W114 32 N River St, Holderness, NH 03245

5:00pm EDT

Dinner at Prospect
Wednesday August 25, 2021 5:00pm - 6:30pm EDT
Prospect Dining Hall

7:00pm EDT

Closing Activitity
Mentors, staff, and students will gather for one final evening to wrap up August Ascent and launch the Fall semester!

Moderators
Speakers
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Scott Coykendall

Ascent Coordinator and Professor of Communication & Media Studies, Plymouth State University
Scott Coykendall is the Plymouth State University Ascent Coordinator & Professor of Communication & Media Studies (Follow Ascent on Facebook & Instagram... Read More →


Wednesday August 25, 2021 7:00pm - 8:00pm EDT
Newfound Room (Prospect Dining Hall)
 
Thursday, August 26
 

1:00pm EDT

OPTIONAL SERVICE OPPORTUNITY: Community Cleanup
Join the Office of Community Impact and the Town of Plymouth to volunteer for a Community Cleanup with fellow students in your new community! This is a great opportunity to meet local leaders and familiarize yourself with our amazing downtown.


Thursday August 26, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Meet outside in front of the HUB

1:00pm EDT

OPTIONAL SERVICE OPPORTUNITY: Project Linus
Join the Office of Community Impact in making blankets for children and youth in partnership with Project Linus. No prior experience is needed. Click here for more information about Project Linus.


Thursday August 26, 2021 1:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
HUB Fireplace Lounge