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Greetings New Students!

Congratulations - it's your third week of classes! We know that many of you are working hard to find your way at Dartmouth. Orientation provided you with helpful tools and perspectives for this process, but we know that you may still have some questions or are looking for things to do and ways to meet even more new people (believe me, it's still possible).

The first few weeks of college can be exciting and rewarding, but they can also be a little scary at times. The connections you make, relationships you build, and strategies for success you develop in these weeks will provide a foundation to build on for the rest of your time at Dartmouth. Take good care of yourself, and support each other as you continue on this new journey.

Over the next six weeks, please make sure to visit the Campus Connections webpage; there you will find a collection of programs and events intended to help you continue to make Dartmouth your home and facilitate your ongoing transition here. We can't wait to see you at these events!

Remember: there are many people at Dartmouth dedicated to your success, and most are only a phone call or email away. UGAs, Undergraduate Deans, faculty, staff, and upper-level students are all ready to support you. And, as always, Student Life staff members are here to help in any way we can.

Thank you again for a wonderful Orientation. Feel free to visit us in the Collis Center and make yourself at home here.

Until next time,


Eric Ramsey
Associate Dean for Student Life and
Director of New Student Orientation

Last Updated: 9/24/18