Events

Carleton offers a wide variety of events for international students and the entire campus community.

Aug 30

International Student Orientation

Activity schedule for International Student Orientation 2006

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

This event takes place each day from August 30th, 2006 to September 5th, 2006.

This event occurs on:

  • Wednesday, August 30th, 2006
  • Thursday, August 31st, 2006
  • Friday, September 1st, 2006
  • Saturday, September 2nd, 2006
  • Sunday, September 3rd, 2006
  • Monday, September 4th, 2006
  • Tuesday, September 5th, 2006
Happy Shoppers ISO 06
Karaoke enthusiasts
Stuffed after dinner at Petra's ISO 06
All Tied Up ISO 06
Elegant People ISO 06

Wednesday, August 30th - International Student Arrival Day, Arrival at Minneapolis/St. Paul airport and gathering at Parish House on the Carleton campus.


Thursday, August 31st - ISO Day One

8:00-9:30 am Breakfast (Parish)
9:30-11:30 am Shopping Target Department Store
11:30 am-1:30 pm- Lunch Kurry Kabab
1:30-3:00 pm Putting things away
3:00-4:30 pm Library and Campus Tours (parents and relatives invited)
4:30-6:00 pm Free time
6:00-8:00 pm Welcome Dinner w/ Faculty and invited guests (Great Hall)
Parents and relatives invited
8:00-9:00 pm Parent info session w/ Petra Crosby (LDC 259)
8:00-10:30 pm Leader Programs

Friday, September 1st - ISO Day Two

8:00-9:30 am Breakfast (LDC)
9:30-11:00 am Wellness Center information session with Cathy Carlson, Director and Sherri Regenscheid, Insurance Specialist (Scoville 102)
11:00 am-12:30 pm Tax Information Session with Shari Mayer, Accountant (LDC 243)
12:30-2:00 pm Lunch (LDC)
2:00-3:00 pm Career Center Information Session with Mike Hendel, Interim Director (Sayles-Hill)
3:00-5:00 pm Getting Acquainted (Cowling Gym)
5:00-6:00 pm free time
6:00-10:30 pm Dinner (LDC) and Karaoke (Parish)

Saturday, September 2nd - ISO Day Three

8:00-9:30 am Breakfast (Parish)
9:30 am-12:00 pm Tour of downtown, opening a bank account
12:00-2:00 pm Lunch downtown with leaders (choose your own restaurant)
2:00-4:30 pm Group Meetings with Petra (LDC 259)
5:00-6:00 pm Arb Walk with Leaders
6:00-8:30 pm BBQ Dinner (Headley Cottage)
8:30-10:30 pm Bonfire MANDATORY

Sunday, September 3rd - ISO Day Four

8:30-9:30 am Breakfast (Parish)
9:30 am leave for Science Museum in front of Parish
10:30 am-1:30 pm Body Works Exhibit Science Museum of Minnesota
1:30 pm leave for Mall of America/ IKEA
6:00 pm leave for Country Buffet
6:30-8:30 pm Dinner Country Buffet
8:30-10:30 pm Movies with Leaders (Parish)

Monday, September 4th -ISO Day Five

8:30-9:30 am Breakfast (Parish)
9:30-10:30 am Free time
10:30-11:00 am Chapel information session with Carolyn Fure-Slocum, Chaplin (Chapel)
11:00 am-12:00 pm Intercultural Life with Raj Sethuraju, Director (Scoville)
12:00-1:30 pm Southwest Lunch (Parish)
1:30-2:30 pm "What is a Dean" with Joe Baggot, Associate Dean of Students (LDC 104)
2:30-3:30 pm Academic Honesty with Liz Ciner, Associate Dean of the College and Joe Baggot, Associate Dean of Students (LDC 104)
3:30-6:00 pm free time
6:00-8:00 pm Dinner China Buffet
8:00-10:30 pm "What's up at Carleton" with ISO Leaders MANDATORY

Tuesday, September 5th - ISO Day Six

8:00-9:30 am Breakfast (Parish)
9:30-11:00 am Payroll Information Session with Julie Vossen, Payroll Specialist (Leighton 202)
11:00 am-12:00 pm Academic Support Center Information Session with Kathy Evertz, Director and Gene Bauer, ESL Coordinator (Alumni Guest House Meeting Room)
12:00-1:00 Lunch (Parish)
1:00-2:00 pm Off-Campus Studies information session with Helena Kaufman, Director and Naomi Ziegler, Associate Director (LDC 104)
2:00-3:00 pm Free time
3:00-4:00 pm Registrar information session with Roger Lasley (Parish)
4:00 pm Bus leaves for Minneapolis
5:00-6:30 pm Dinner at Khan's Mongolian BBQ
7:00-10:30 pm Performance of the Great Gatsby (Guthrie Theater)

Sponsored by International Student Programs. Contact: pcrosby