2020 Student Orientation Schedule

2020 Orientation Schedule

The schedule is subject to change.

Events marked with *, attendance is mandatory.

Wednesday, Aug. 26
Time Event
*8–11:00 a.m. Orientation Registration and Check-in to Residence Halls (Linde Activities Center)
*11:00 a.m.–1:30 p.m. New Student Welcome Lunch & Roster Signing (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*1:45–2:45 p.m. Honor Code Forum (Shanahan Auditorium)
*3–5:15 p.m. Writing Proficiency Exam (Shanahan Auditorium, B442, B450, B460)
*4:30–5:30 p.m. President’s Welcome Reception (Garrett House)
5:30–7:30 p.m. Break & Dinner with Families (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons or Off Campus)
 7:30–7:45 p.m. Chemistry Informational Session (Galileo Lecture Hall)
 7:45–9 p.m. Computer Science Placement Exam (optional) (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*9–9:30 p.m. Mentor Time
*9:30–10:30 p.m. Residence Hall Meeting (Your Residence Hall)
Thursday, Aug. 27
Time Event
*8–9:30 a.m. Breakfast  (Linde Activities Center)
*9:30–11:30 a.m. Intro to Academics  (Shanahan Auditorium)
*11:30 a.m.–noon Pack out lunch &  Orientation Adventure
*2:00–3:30 p.m. Diversity
 *3:30–5:30 p.m. Intro to DSA
 *5:30–6:30 p.m. Dinner
 *6:30–8:00 p.m. Wellness
*8:00–8:30 p.m. Class of 2024 picture
*8:30–9:30 p.m. ASHMC Ice Cream Social
9:30–10:30 p.m. Muddlore
10:30–midnight Free Time

Friday, August 28 is the Orientation Trip – Location TBD

Friday, Aug. 28
Time Event
8 a.m. Language Placement Exams (Claremont Colleges)
8–9 a.m. Breakfast and check out
9–9:30 a.m. Check out
*10a.m–8 p.m. Orientation Adventure Trip
*8–9 p.m. Head back to HMC
9–12 a.m. 5-C Event- Scripps Carnival (Scripps)
Saturday, Aug. 29
Time Event
8–9 a.m. Breakfast (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
9 a.m.–12 p.m. Math Advanced Placement (optional)(Galileo Lecture Hall)
10:30am–12:45 p.m. Brunch (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*1:30–2 p.m. Active Assailant Training (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*2–3:30 p.m. Beyond Alcohol Edu (Galileo Lecture Hall)
5–6 p.m. Dinner (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*8:45–10 p.m. Mentor and Proctor Skit (Galileo Lecture Hall)
9 p.m.–11 p.m. 5-C Event – Pitzer Casino Night (Pitzer)
Sunday, Aug. 30
Time Event
7–9 a.m. Breakfast (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*8 a.m.–5:30 p.m. Registration (Shanahan 3481)
*10–10:30 a.m. CIS Information Session #1 (attend one of the two sessions)  (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*10:30–11 a.m. CIS Information Session #2  (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*10–11 a.m. “Treat Yourself” Ice cream break provided by the Alumni Association Board of Governors and Office of Career Services (Platt Patio)
10 a.m.– noon Joint Music Ensemble Auditions – Choir and Orchestra  (Performing Arts Center-Scripps)
10:30 a.m–12:45 p.m. Brunch (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*12:30–1:30 p.m. Career Services (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*1:30–2 p.m. Session 1: Study Abroad, Hixon Center, ADA, & Community Engagement (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*2–2:30 p.m. Session 2: Study Abroad, Hixon Center, ADA, & Community Engagement (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*2:30–5 p.m. The Date (student performance) and Sexual Misconduct: Prevention, Awareness, and Support. (Shanahan Auditorium)
5–6 p.m. Dinner (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
6–9 p.m. Free Time
9 p.m–11 p.m. 5C Event – (Pomona)
Monday, Aug. 31
Time Event
10:30 a.m.–12:45 p.m. Brunch (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*4–5:30 p.m. Physics Diagnostic (Galileo Lecture Hall)
5:30–8 p.m. Joint Music Ensemble Auditions- Choir and Orchestra (Performing Arts Center- Scripps)
8–9:30 p.m. Talent Show (Platt Living Room)
9 p.m.–10 p.m. 5C Event – CMC Barn Party (Claremont McKenna)
9 p.m.–12 a.m. Target Shopping Event (Steele Hall-Scripps, 9th and Mills) Buses pick up every 30 minutes. Entry with 5C I.D.
Tuesday, Sept. 1
Time Event
8–10 a.m. Classes Begin
*11 a.m.–noon Convocation  (Galileo Lecture Hall)
*12–1 p.m. Lunch with Faculty Advisors  (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
3–8 p.m. Joint Music Ensemble Auditions-Choir and Orchestra  (Performing Arts Center – Scripps)