University of Pittsburgh Orientation

This morning I was so tired and didn’t want to get up. I slept so well. I was so nervous. When we were on the bus into Oakland, I didn’t want to get off. I wanted to stay with Drew or go back to bed. I felt like a little girl going to school.

When I stepped off the bus, Drew kissed me goodbye. He went to the Porch to get coffee and I went to Craig Hall to report to Orientation. On my way I called my mom and she gave her best to me.

When I walked into Craig Hall, I becked in and showed them my offer letter. They told me to take a seat they would send people up soon, so I changed my shoes while I waited. Maureen asked me what department I was going to be working in and I said Social Sciences. One of the girls in the lobby said, oh are you Danielle? I said Yes and smiled. She said, we are in the same department. She introduced herself and I was happy to see someone in my department. Her name is Nicollette.

She and I took the elevator up to the conference room, our name tags and information were next to one, another so we took a seat next to each other and we talked for a bit about our temp assignments prior to being offered our full time positions. She seems really nice and chill.

While we were waiting for the presentation to start, I asked the orientation representative, about my time card since I worked on Sunday, and I am being switched over to full time. She told me to email Kristen, and ask her. I wrote up an email and CCed the chapel director and Kristen was able to take care of it behind the scenes for me, but I won’t be switched over in the system until August 4th. It’s never easy. I will still be paid though.

We just finished up lunch and we are going over benefits. I feel like I have to write this because I have been on Andrew’s since we got engaged, so no need to worry about this segment.

After benefits, they are going to t to us about Parking and then we are dismissed. Nicollete and I are going to Panther Central together, then to Heinz Chapel to drop off my keys then to Posvar to meet with Linda, then it will be time to go home!

Author: Boujee On a Budget

Hello there, welcome to my blog! My name is Danielle. I am a daughter, a writer, a wife, a lover of literature, and music. Britney Spears is my girl crush. Paris, France is my favorite place on earth. Fitzgerald is my favorite author. Kate Spade is my favorite designer. I have been called high maintenance, "boujee", "someone, who has champagne taste on a beer wallet", etc. You know what I am boujee and I am embracing it, but there is no denying that I am on a budget.

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