Tuesday, September 6th
|7:00 a.m.||Add/Drop period for Fall Semester courses opens
If you need to make changes to your fall course schedule the registration system opens in Garnet Gateway at 7:00am. Entry into courses is on a space available basis.
|9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.||Brunch with Common Read Discussion by First-Year Center
This I Believe, edited by Jay Allison and Dan Gediman
Business casual dress requested for morning activities.
(Seated by Center)
|10:30 a.m. -10:45 a.m.||Class of 2020 Photo||Commons|
Dan Gediman, co-editor of This I Believe (2007) and executive producer of NPR’s “This I Believe” radio program
|Following Convocation||Memorial Tree Planting with Multifaith Chaplain||Historic Quad
(Near Carnegie Hall and Coram Library)
|12:00 p.m.||Campus Barbecue||Library Quad
(between Library and Alumni Gym)
|2:00 p.m.||Department of Theater and Dance Open House||Schaeffer Theater|
|2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Active Ally Training (all classes welcome)
Additional Fall Semester Trainings will be offered on 9/19, 10/3, and 11/7
|Pettengill Hall, G52
|3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||Orientation Week Leader (OWL) Led Events:
|4:00 p.m.|| Arts Tour
A guided tour of our amazing arts spaces on campus and learn more about the variety of opportunities available to you to engage with arts at Bates.
|Departing from Schaeffer Theater|
|5:15 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.||International Students: Academics and Social Patterns in a New Place
Required for all international students
|5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.||Dinner||Commons|
|8:00 p.m.||Moonlight A Capella Concert||Keigwin Amphitheater
(rain location: Gomes Chapel)
|10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.||Late Night at The Ronj
Visit our student-run campus coffeehouse and get ready to laugh with the Strange Bedfellows, Bates’ very own improv comedy group.Wear your class tee-shirt and receive a free chai courtesy of Campus Life!
|The Ronj Coffeehouse|