High School Scholars: Information for Accepted Students

High School Scholars: Information for Accepted Students

Congratulations on being accepted into the High School Scholars program at The University of Scranton! Please read through the information below to prepare for your experience.

If you have not yet applied to the program, please see our High School Scholars Application Information.

  • Confirming Admissionplus or minus

    To guarantee your seat in the High School Scholars Program, please return the confirmation card inclosed with your acceptance letter at least two weeks before the start of classes. Confirmation cards for the next session should be sent as soon as possible.

    Please note: Students enrolled in the High School Scholars Program for the Fall or Spring terms must update their High School Scholars applications with a new transcript, SAT scores (if available) and registration form in order to be able to register for High School Scholars classes in the Summer term.

  • Orientationplus or minus

    Those accepted into the High School Scholars Program will participate in an Orientation. Further information will be sent to accepted High School Scholars students in the mail. Some things to anticipate during Orientation include:

    • Registration
    • Campus tours
    • Royal Card photos
    • Bookstore visit
    • Guest speakers from Admissions and Student Services
    • Information about:
    •      Support Services
    •      Library
    •      Center for Teaching and Learning Excellence
    •      Parking
    •      Academic Advising 
    •      Future Opportunities
  • Contact Information for Academic Advisorsplus or minus

    Bob Siock
    Enrollment Manager
    O'Hara Hall
    robert.siock@scranton.edu
    (570) 941-7721
  • Helpful Hintsplus or minus

    • Be on time for your first day of class!
    • Exchange phone numbers with people in case you need to miss a class, are running late, need help with homework and studying, etc.
    • Things to bring to class:
    •      Pens & pencils
    •      Highlighter
    •      Textbook
    •      Notebook
    •      Folder
    •      Binder
    •      Calculator (depending on course)
    •      A positive attitude!
  • Resources on Campusplus or minus

    Office of Admissions

    Location: The Estate
    Phone: (570) 941-7540
    Email: admissions@scranton.edu

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Academic Advising
    Registrar and Academic Services - Our center provides high school scholars with advising and class registration.

    Location: O'Hara Hall, 1st Floor
    Phone: (570) 941-7721
    E-mail: robert.siock@scranton.edu

    Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Bookstore
    You can buy your books for class as soon as you get your schedule. If you would like to do so on the day of Orientation, make sure that you have cash, MasterCard or Visa with you.

    Location: DeNaples Center, 1st floor
    Phone: (570) 941-7454
    E-mail: bookstore@scranton.edu

    Regular Hours: 
    Monday - Thursday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
    Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday, 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. 

    Summer/Intersession Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

    Technology Support Center & Royal Card
    The purpose of the Information Resources Technology Support Center is to facilitate the use of The University of Scranton's computing systems, software, networks and facilities through timely, accurate, and courteous responses to customer support requests.

    Location: Alumni Memorial Hall
    Phone: (570) 941-4357
    Web: www.scranton.edu/techsupport
    Email: techsupport@scranton.edu

    Regular Hours
    Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
    Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
    Saturday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
    Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. 

    Summer/Intersession Hours
    Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. 
    Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 
    Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. 
    Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

    Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence
    The Center for Teaching & Learning Excellence (CTLE) encourages and supports a strong culture of teaching, learning, and scholarship in the Ignatian Tradition for a diverse University community. They provide opportunities for students to work together to achieve academic success and have a positive learning experience at the University. Student support services offered include tutoring, technology, reading, the writing center and services for students with disabilities.

    Location: Loyola Science Center, 5th Floor 
    Phone: (570) 941-4038 
    Web: www.scranton.edu/ctle
    Email: ctle@scranton.edu

    CTLE Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Weinberg Memorial Library
    The Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Memorial Library includes a variety of seating choices including 100 computer workstations, large tables, soft seating, individual study space, group study rooms, quiet study areas, and the Heritage Room, a large reading room on the fifth floor overlooking the campus. Three areas are available by card swipe 24/7:
    - The Reilly Learning Commons, which includes lecture capture facilities, high-end
    computing, 6 Macs, a Writing Center Satellite, and reservable group study rooms.
    - The Pro Deo Room, which includes a computer lab, café seating, and a 46-inch
    touchscreen table PC.
    - The Second Floor, which includes a computer lab, group study rooms, large tables, study carrels, Reference materials and current Periodicals.

    There are 15 laptops, 7 iPads, and 4 Google Tablets available at the Circulation Desk for loan to students. Throughout the building, there is wireless access to the Internet including wireless printing. The Java City Café on the first floor provides hot beverages, smoothies, sandwiches, salads, and snacks most hours the library is staffed during the fall and spring semesters. Food and drink may be consumed throughout the building.

    Phone: (570) 941-4000
    Web: www.scranton.edu/library

    Regular Hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.
    Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday, 12:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday, 12:00 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.

    Please visit the Library's website for a list of hours for fall and spring breaks and holidays, and for a list of extended hours around final exams.

    University Police and Parking

    Parking Pavilion
    Phone: (570) 941-7888
    The University Police Department is available 24 hours a day.

    Parking Permits are required to park in The University of Scranton parking lots, Monday through Friday at all times.

    Parking Services Office Hours:
    Monday - Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


  • On Campus Diningplus or minus

    Food Court
    DeNaples Center, 1st Floor

    Fall & Spring Hours:
    Monday - Thursday: 7:30 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
    Friday: 7:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
     

    Starbucks
    DeNaples Center, 1st Floor

    Fall & Spring Hours:
    Monday - Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    POD Market (Convenience Store)
    DeNaples Center, 1st Floor

    Monday - Thursday: 9:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
    Friday: 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Saturday: 12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Sunday: 12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

    Fresh Food Company
    DeNaples Center, 3rd Floor

    Regular Hours:
    Monday - Friday: 7:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Summer Hours: Closed

    Einstein Bros. Bagels
    Leahy Hall, 1st Floor

    Regular Hours:
    Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Saturday and Sunday: 10:30 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.

    Java City
    Weinberg Memorial Library

    Regular Hours: 
    Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
    Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: Closed

    Summer Hours: Closed

    Bleecker Street
    Loyola Science Center

    Regular Hours: 
    Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
    Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
    Saturday & Sunday: Closed

    Summer Hours: Closed