Tuesday, August 29th

8 – 8:45am
Breakfast with JA
Commons

9am – 12pm
First-Year Seminar Meeting and Advising
Your welcome to academics at Bates and an opportunity to meet your First-Year Seminar classmates and connect with your instructor, who will also be serving as your First-Year Advisor.
Location by First-Year Seminar

10:30am – 12pm
Transfer Student Group Advising: Overview of General Education
Commons, Room 226

12 – 1pm
Lunch
Commons

1 – 2pm
Consent and Title IX and Peer-Led Case Studies with FYC
Clifton Daggett Gray Auditorium

2 – 4pm
AESOP Equipment Check-Out Available
If you requested loaner equipment for use on your AESOP trip, head on over when you’re able. If you’ve not yet requested equipment to borrow for your trip, please reach out to aesop@bates.edu to inquire about availability.
Chase Hall, AESOP Equipment Room

2 – 4:30pm
Orientation Week Leader (OWL) Led Events
Various Locations

Voices of Bates
Time and breakout discussion locations will vary by residential First-Year Center. Check with your JA to see which seating your FYC is attending.

Presentation 1: First-Year Centers from 280 College, Parker, Rand, and Wentworth Adams

5:30 – 6:15pm: Presentation 1 Dinner, Commons
6:15 – 6:30pm: Travel
6:30 – 7:15pm: Presentation 1, Olin Arts Center
7:15 – 8:30pm: Presentation 1 Discussions, Location by FYC

Presentation 2: First-Year Centers from Chu, Kalperis, Clason, Frye, Milliken, and Page

6:30 – 7:15pm: Presentation 2 Dinner, Commons
7:15 – 7:30pm: Travel
7:30 – 8:15pm: Presentation 2, Olin Arts Center
8:15 – 9:30pm: Presentation 2 Discussions, Location by FYC

9:30pm
International Coffee and Conversation – open to all
Fireplace Lounge, Commons

10pm – 1am
Orientation Week Leader (OWL) Led Events
Various Locations