Orientation

Digital Forensics Cybersecurity Summer Academy at Champlain College

Drop Off / Registration

Sunday, July 12th 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Check-in and registration will take place in the lobby of Whiting Hall on the Finney Quad off of S. Willard Street (Residential Building G on the campus map--use the link below to download a copy). Parking is avaible behind Skiff Hall & Skiff Annex (Building 2 on the campus map).

You will be assigned a room, issued a key, and shown to your room to get settled in. A $20.00 deposit will be collected at this time, to be refunded when your room key is returned upon departure on July 27th. 

Orientation

Sunday, July 12th 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

At 2:30 p.m. we will gather for a Group Orientation Session in the Center for Communication & Creative Media (CCM) , Room 442 (#13 on the map). Parents are welcome to stay for part or all of orientation, which will run until approximately 3:30.

Campus Map You will be spending a lot of your time working at the Leahy Center for Digital Investigation (LCDI), which is located at the Lakeside Avenue Campus (Miller Center, building #23 on the map). A continuous shuttle bus runs between Lakeside and the main campus.

Most meals will be served in the Dining Hall at the IDX Student Life Center (building #11 on the map).


What To Bring:

Your dorm room will have a pillow, sheets, blanket, and towels.  Some students find bringing a familiar pillow and/or extra throw blanket makes the space more comfortable during their stay.

  • $20 room-key deposit (refunded when your room key is returned at check-out)
  • Casual clothing:  jeans, shorts, and t-shirts are fine  
  • Sweatshirt for cool nights
  • You will need 1 nice outfit for field trips. Think business-casual: collared shirts, khakis, skirts or dresses, etc
  • Swimsuit / Beach towel / Sunscreen
  • Footwear is required at all times; sandals are fine for most of the time
  • Shoes you are comfortable hiking in
  • Raincoat/Umbrella (optional)
  • Pajamas
  • Shower Shoes
  • Toiletries/Personal Items
  • Hair dryer if needed
  • Hangers
  • Backpack or large tote bag
  • Pens, Pencils, Notebook
  • Musical instrument, favorite board or card games, juggling objects... fun stuff for free time!
  • Cell phone for staying in touch
  • Alarm clock ( or cell phone alarm)
  • Digital Camera (optional)
  • A Flash drive (optional) or Google Drive/iCloud storage space
  • Spending money (for extra snacks, souvenirs, or the campus bookstore, if desired)
  • Laundry facilities are available in the dorm; if desired, bring laundry detergent and quarters for coin operated washer/dryers - $1.25 per load

Closing Ceremony & Departure

Presenting Student

Saturday, July 25th

Students will be moving out of Whiting Hall before 10:00am. We will conduct a dorm inspection at 10:00 a.m. and any articles left behind will be transported to the closing ceremony so that they can be retrieved before departure.

11:00a.m. The Academy will conclude with a reception, final presentations, and a closing ceremony in the Champlain Room of the CCM (building #13 on the campus map), 3rd floor. Parents, friends, and family are welcome to join us!