Tuesday, September 4th

7am
Add/Drop Opens for Fall Course Registration
Garnet Gateway

9 – 10:30am
Common Read Brunch
Featuring conversation with your First-Year Seminar and guest discussants about Real American: A Memoir by Julie Lythcott-Haims
Commons, seating by FYS

10:30am 
Class of 2022 Photo
Commons

11am
Convocation
A welcome to the start of the academic year featuring a faculty speaker nominated by the outgoing Class of 2018
Historic Quad

Immediately Following Convocation
Memorial Tree Planting with Multifaith Chaplaincy
Historic Quad

12pm
Campus Barbecue
Library Quad

2pm
PE Course Registration Opens for Fall Semester
Garnet Gateway

2pm
Walk Your Schedule
Orientation Week Leaders (OWLs) will offer guided tours of your academic schedule
Departing from Commons

2pm
Department of Theater and Dance Open House
Schaeffer Theatre

2:30 – 4pm
Harward Center for Community Partnerships Open House
Harward Center, 161 Wood Street

3 – 5pm
Orientation Week Leader (OWL) Led Events
Various Locations

5:15 – 6pm
International Students: Academics and Being Yourself in a New Place (Mandatory)
Commons, Room 221/222

5 – 7pm
Dinner
Commons

6:30-8pm
A Sweet Night at the Museum
Bates Museum of Art

Swing through our amazing campus art museum to see the Dahlov Ipcar: Blue Moons & Menageries exhibit and enjoy a special dessert with your classmates

8pm
Moonlight A Capella Concert
Keigwin Amphitheater (rain site: Gomes Chapel)

9pm – 12am
Late Night at The Ronj
Le Ronj Coffeehouse