We look forward to welcoming Class of 2017 families to Dartmouth. Whether you are accompanying a new student from Vermont or Thailand, we recognize that the transition to Dartmouth is significant for any family.
The events for parents and families on Tuesday, September 10 are not mandatory or required. We know that not all families can be present on Tuesday, September 10 for Orientation Check-In and Key Pick-Up; indeed, many students will be here without parents or families.
Below you will find a brief outline of what you can expect, should you be able to join us on Tuesday, September 10. Please keep checking this page for updates!
We look forward to meeting you whenever you come to campus!
New Student Orientation Team
Events for Parents, Guardians and Families on Tuesday, September 10, 2013
|8 am – 1 pm||
Reduce your eco footprint and costs! Get lovingly pre-owned residence hall essentials right on campus!
|9 am – 12 pm||
Orientation Check-In and Key Pick-Up at Residence Halls
|9:30 am – 11:30 am||
Parent and Family Open House
Campus office representatives will be available in the Collis Center to answer questions. Attendees include:
FYI: Your student might choose to take Placement Exam(s) during the day on Tuesday, September 10.
ALSO - VERY IMPORTANT - Your student will most likely need to attend a Technology Set-Up and Services session today. Make sure they know which session to attend and plan accordingly.
Student Academic Support Services Open House
(Student Academic Support Services Center, Carson Hall, Suite 125)
Please visit the new Student Academic Support Services Center in Carson Hall (adjacent to Baker-Berry Library) any time between 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. (noon) on Tuesday, September 10 to learn what resources are available to students, enjoy a cup of coffee or cookie, and meet members of our professional student support team. This Open House is ideal for families and students.
|11 am –
Family and Student Lunch
(Class of 1953 Commons)
Everyone is welcome to a casual, ongoing lunch at Class of 1953 Commons. There is no charge for lunch.
|1:00 pm - 2 pm||President Hanlon and Dean Johnson Welcome Families
(Leede Arena, Berry Sports Center)
|2 pm - 4 pm||
(Leverone Field House)
Representatives from programs, services, and organizations from all over campus and the local area will be on hand to meet you and share information. Click Here, for a complete list of participating departments and organizations.
|Between 4 pm
and 5 pm
Time to say goodbye and wish students well!
Collectively they are the great Class of 2017 and it is time for them to jump into their busy New Student Orientation schedule.
Enjoy your day on campus and come back soon to visit. Parents and families are always welcome.
Last Updated: 9/9/13