2015 Student Orientation Schedule (To be announced soon)

**This is a sample schedule from last year’s orientation with this year’s start date. Events are subject to change. An updated schedule with events for 2015 will be posted mid-Summer. **

Events marked with *, attendance is mandatory.

More details about each event are available in New Student Orientation 2014 (PDF)

Wednesday, Aug. 26
*8 a.m.–noon Orientation Registration and Check-in (Platt Campus Center)
*11 a.m.–12:30 p.m. Lunch with Parents and Families (Liquidambar Mall Tent)
*12:30–1:30 p.m. Orientation Group Event (Location TBD)
*1:30–2:30 p.m. Honor Code Forum (Galileo Hall)
*3–5 p.m. Roster signing (Galileo Hall)
5–6 p.m. President’s Welcome Reception for Families (Garrett House)
6–7 p.m. Parents and Families Dinner (Liquidambar Mall Tent)
*7–8:30 p.m. Writing Proficiency Exam (Shanahan 1430,1480 and B460)
*8:30–9:45 p.m. Diversity Program (Shanahan 1430)
10–11:15 p.m. Dorm Rotation #1 (Location varies)
Thursday, Aug. 27
8–8:30 a.m. Breakfast (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
8:30–10:30 a.m. Chemistry Placement Exam #1 (Shanahan B460)
*10:30 a.m.–noon 5-C Information Session (Shanahan 1430)
Noon–1 p.m. Lunch and 5-C information Fair (Liquidambar Mall Tent)
1–2 p.m. Student Life Presentation (Shanahan 1430)
2–3 p.m. Orientation Group Event (Location TBD)
*3:30–5 p.m. Math Diagnostic Exam (Galileo Hall)
5–7 p.m. Dinner with Families or Sponsors
*7:15–8:45 p.m. Dorm Meeting (Your dorm)
9–10:15 p.m. Dorm Rotation #2 (Location varies)
10:30–11:30 p.m. The Play (Galileo Hall)
Friday, Aug. 28
8–9 a.m. Breakfast (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
7:45–10:15 a.m. Language Placement
*9–10:30 a.m. Wellness Workshop (Shanahan 1430)
*10:30 a.m.–12:10 p.m. Intro to Academics (Shanahan 1430)
12:15–1 p.m. Lunch (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
1–3 p.m. Chemistry Placement Exam #2 (Shanahan B460)
1–3 p.m. Orientation Group Time (Location TBD)
3–5 p.m. Math Advanced Placement Exams (Shanahan B460)
3–5 p.m. Sponsor Events (Location TBD)
*5:30–7 p.m. Class of 2018 Dinner (Liquidambar Mall Tent)
7:30–8:45 p.m. Dorm Rotation #3 (Location varies)
9:30 p.m.–midnight Reno Night (Platt Campus Center)
Saturday, Aug. 29
8–9 a.m. Breakfast (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
8:30–10 a.m. CS Placement Exam (Shanahan B460)
8:30–10 a.m. Sponsor Events (Location TBD)
*10:15–11:30 a.m. Computing and Information Services (Shanahan 1430)
11:30 a.m.–1 p.m Brunch (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*1–3 p.m. Maximize Your Buzz (Shanahan 1430)
*3:30–4:30 p.m. Career Services (Shanahan 1430)
5–7 p.m. Dinner (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
*7–9 p.m. Sex Signals (Shanahan 1430)
9:15–10:30 p.m. Dorm Rotation #4 (Location varies)
Sunday, Aug. 30
10 a.m.–1:45 p.m. Pool Party (Case Residence Hall)
*2–3 p.m. Sex, Drugs and Alcohol in the Mudd (Shanahan 1430)
*3–4:30 p.m. Physics Diagnostic Exam (Galileo Hall)
5–6 p.m. Dinner (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)
6–7:30 p.m. Puzzlehunt (The Five Colleges)
8–10 p.m. Talent Show (Platt Campus Center)
10–11 p.m. Surprise (Linde Activities Center)
11 p.m.–midnight Muddlore (Case Dorm)
Monday, Aug. 31
*8 a.m.–2 p.m. Class Registration (Shanahan 3481)
*2:30–4 p.m. Academic Affairs (Shanahan 1430)
Tuesday, Sept. 1
8–10 a.m. Classes Begin
*11 a.m.–noon Convocation (Shanahan 1430)
*12:15–1:15 p.m. Lunch with Faculty Advisors (Hoch-Shanahan Dining Commons)