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New Student Orientation
Collis Center for Student Involvement
6181 Collis Center
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH  03755
Phone: 603.646.0089
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2014 New Student Orientation Schedule

Below, please find a brief overview of the Orientation schedule. This is a preview of some core academic and community events; the complete schedule with detailed information will be posted on the Orientation website soon. Please check back often for updates!

Tuesday, September 9

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Wednesday, September 10

Academic Advising: Introduction to the Curriculum
Welcome to Dartmouth: Navigating Orientation
Navigating the Liberal Arts (various programs)
Dinner hosted by President Hanlon '77 and Gail Gentes
Collis Social Programming Kick-Off

Thursday, September 11

Shared Academic Experience
Open Houses: Academic Departments & Programs
Explore the Arts at Dartmouth and New Student BBQ Lunch
Community Stories
Evening Residence Hall Programs

Friday, September 12

Course Election for First-Year Students
Open Houses: Academic Departments & Programs
Individual Faculty Advisor Meetings
Small Group D-Plan Advising for Students Interested in Health Professions
Drop-In Advising with Undergraduate Deans
Evening Social Events

Saturday, September 13

Course Change support and assistance (It is possible to submit course changes online throughout the weekend for first-year students)
Sex Signals, followed by Facilitated Discussions
Evening Social Events

Sunday, September 14

Dartmouth Experiences (variety of programs and events throughout the day)
Student Activities Fair
Twilight Ceremony

Monday, September 15

Fall Term Classes Begin
Community Lunch
Convocation Exercises

Last Updated: 8/15/14