Proposed Orientation ScheduleSunday, Aug. 29
Parent Registration begins
Monday, Aug. 30
President’s Breakfast, 9 a.m. to noon, Walker Memorial
Calculus/Physics (18.02/8.01), 9 a.m. to noon
Calculus/Physics (18.01/8.02), 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Parent Panels in Health and Safety, Medical/Housing, and Financial Aid, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Learning Communities Open Houses, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Housemasters w/Parents, Time TBD (late afternoon)
FPOP Hosted/Sponsored Dance, Walker Memorial
Tuesday, Aug. 31
Chemistry, 9 a.m. to noon
Learning Communities Open Houses, 10 a.m. to noon
Freshmen Essay Exam, 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Learning Communities Open Houses, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Parent Orientation ends at noon Dean Panels
Housemasters, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
(all freshmen meet in individual dorms/escorted by O.Leaders to Kresge)
Welcome Ceremonies including BBQ, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Playfair, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Non-REX Event, 9 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 1
Convocation, 10 a.m. to noon
Faculty Freshmen Picnic, noon to 1:30 p.m., Killian Court
Core Blitz, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Academic Expo, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Athletics: Varsity and PE
Meet advisors to sign-up for 9/2 advising time, 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Alcohol event in Kresge, Academic conduct event in Rockwell, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Events will run with the class split into 2 groups of 500, rotating and
Adjustment Lottery Opens, 9 p.m.
REX, 9 p.m.
Thursday Sept. 2
Registration by 6 p.m.
Various open houses and academic events all day
Low Key REX, Some period to be defined
Dinner, Katie Koestner, 6:15 p.m. to 9 p.m.
GRTs will be debriefing the event in each residence hall.
REX, 9 p.m.
Friday Sept. 3
City Days, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
(Lunch included in programs)
Health and Wellness Fair, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. (Undergraduates/Graduates)
Adjustment lottery closes, 3 p.m.
Activities Midway, Athletics: Recreation/Club Sports, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Saturday Sept. 4
Student Life Programs Throughout the weekend
Z-Center HFC events
Out on the town to explore Boston/Cambridge
Lottery results announced, 3 p.m.
Sunday Sept. 5
Monday Sept. 6
Tuesday Sept. 7
Source: Julie B. Norman