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Proposed Orientation Schedule

Sunday, Aug. 29

Parent Registration begins

FPOPs end

Coordinated Move-in

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

Coordinated Move-in

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

including dinner.

Adjustment Lottery Opens, 9 p.m.

REX, 9 p.m.

Thursday Sept. 2

Registration by 6 p.m.

Freshmen Explorations

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.

In-house rush/Selection

Sunday Sept. 5

House Moves

Monday Sept. 6

IFC Events

Tuesday Sept. 7

Reg. Day/Biology

Swim Test

Source: Julie B. Norman