Wednesday, September 11
7:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., NSW GROUP BREAKFAST MEETING
Join your NSW Group for a hearty breakfast, served with a side of interesting conversation and time for questions. At this meeting you will receive important information about meeting your academic adviser and begin conversations about how alcohol impacts all our lives at Carleton. Dining locations will vary and be announced in previous NSW Group meetings. Don’t forget to bring your OneCard to access your meal plan.
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 9/11 CANDLELIGHT VIGIL, Chapel
You are welcome to stop by during the day to light a candle and take time for quiet reflection as we remember all those affected by 9/11, terrorism, violence, and war around the world.
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., THE BUZZ, Recreation Center
The Buzz provides new students with REAL information about the continuum of alcohol use and abuse as it pertains to Carleton students. Learn important policy information from your peers and be a part of this campus conversation about choices you can make regarding alcohol use at Carleton. Followed by group discussions with your NSW Group.
11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., WHO'S MY ACADEMIC ADVISER AND WHY SHOULD I CARE?, Skinner Memorial Chapel
How can you get the most out of your liberal arts education at Carleton? Who can help you navigate all the rules, policies and graduation requirements? And who is your “go to” person to help you adjust to academic life, set appropriate goals and help you if you encounter obstacles? Answer: your academic adviser. In this session you’ll hear from some academic advisers about the many roles they play in supporting your success at Carleton. Please note, “to go” lunches will be provided at the conclusion of this presentation.
12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., GROUP MEETINGS WITH ACADEMIC ADVISERS & LUNCH, Various Locations
This is an opportunity to get to know your adviser and your advising group. Advising is a two-way street; you’ll want to do your part to make this a successful relationship. Check The Hub online to learn the name of your academic adviser. Your New Student Week Leader will verify your unique meeting location at breakfast.
1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m., LANGUAGE PLACEMENT, Language and Dining Center (LDC) Classrooms
Retesting to confirm placement out of further language study, language interviews, and placement testing for students not able to complete online testing.
Arabic, LDC 263
Chinese, LDC 244
French, LDC 330
German, LDC 330
Greek, LDC 202
Hebrew, LDC 261
Japanese, LDC 205
Latin, LDC 202
Russian, LDC 302
Spanish, LDC 330
3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., MUSIC FEST, Concert Hall
The Music Department invites you to learn about music at Carleton and how you can get involved! This presentation will also include information about private lessons, ensembles, and classroom courses.
4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., PATHWAYS OF CIVIC ENGAGEMENT PANEL, Skinner Memorial Chapel
Did you volunteer in high school? Want to know how to get involved with the Carleton community? At Carleton, civic engagement encompasses a wide array of opportunities, both curricular and co-curricular. Hear students, staff, and community partners talk about their diverse experiences. Find out what opportunities will fit with your passions and interests. Sponsored by the Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE).
5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., MUSIC AUDITIONS
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., DINNER WITH YOUR NSW GROUP
Exact meeting location will be determined in previous NSW Group meetings. Don’t forget to bring your OneCard to access your meal plan.
9:00 p.m., LIVE BAND KARAOKE & PIZZA, Recreation Center
Live Band Karaoke. The name says it all. Karaoke with a LIVE BAND! Combining the silly fun of karaoke with the energy of a live rock band, Live Band Karaoke allows anyone to fulfill their rock-n-roll fantasy.