Saturday, September 12, 2015


8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., BREAKFAST 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 a.m. to 10:00 a.m., SUSTAINABILITY AT CARLETON, Concert Hall
Carleton prides itself on its many sustainability initiatives. However, keeping our campus green relies on YOUR help as well. Student Sustainability Assistants (STAs) will explain how you can contribute to a sustainable community, including an overview of Carleton’s green initiatives.


10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., INTO THE ARBORETUM - SERVICE PROJECT, West Gym Practice Field
Students will gain familiarity with the Carleton Abroretum and build community within their New Student Week group by planting trees in the Lower Arboretum. Please wear clothes that can get dirty, long pants, closed-toe shoes and socks, and rain gear if needed. This events happens rain or shine. Bug spray and gloves will be provided. Feel free to bring a water bottle. Note: to get to the Lower Arboretum, please cross at the crosswalk by West Gym. Hosted by the Center for Community and Civic Engagement and the Arboretum.


10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., MUSIC AUDITIONS
Please visit the Carleton College Music department website here for more information.


11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., LUNCH 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.


2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., RECEPTION WITH PRESIDENT AND MRS. POSKANZER, Nutting House
You’re invited to the Poskanzer residence to enjoy dessert with Steve and Jane Poskanzer as you mingle with your friends. You will receive specific information from your NSW Leaders, as arrival times will vary. Please wear your NSW nametag for admittance.
Note: NSW groups 20-39 only.


4:00 p.m., MEN'S SOCCER HOST GRINNELL COLLEGE, Bell Field


4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., THE CAVE, KRLX, & NO FIDELITY OPEN HOUSE, The Cave
Located on the lower level of Evans Hall, The Cave is a student-run music venue and campus hangout. KRLX is Carleton’s student-run freeform radio station.  No Fidelity  is a student-run music magazine. Stop by for an afternoon of music, free food, and billiards, plus get a chance to meet the student staff who run The Cave, members of the KRLX Board of Directors, and some of No Fidelity’s editors and contributors.  Raffle prizes will be awarded every 20 minutes.


4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., TESTING FOR DOLLARS!, Multiple Locations (TBD)
When is the last time you were paid to take a test?  Join thousands of other students across the country who take the Collegiate Learning Assessment (CLA) as entering first-years and earn $35!  The CLA measures your ability to use evidence to construct arguments (and challenge them), and then to express your reasoning clearly.  Best of all, you’ll get a chance to take it again as seniors (again for pay) and see how much you’ve improved.


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.


8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., VARIETY SHOW PREPARATION, Concert Hall
For those participating in the Variety Show later this evening, this is your last minute opportunity to work on all the details. Your NSW Leader will provide more information earlier in the week during one of your NSW group meetings. Performers must check-in by 8:15 p.m. in the Chapel. 


9:00 p.m., CLASS OF 2019 VARIETY SHOW, Concert Hall
With certainty, there is a variety of talents that your class has to share. Hopefully by now you’ve practiced and are ready to debut your ‘quirkiness’ and/or real talent to the rest of your class. Be ready to laugh and have an excellent time getting to know your peers. Additionally, the NOlympics results will be announced for the ‘best’ three residence hall floors with prizes awarded.