Summer Send-Offs 2020

NSW welcome  NSW Frisbee toss

Summer Send-Offs for the Class of 2024

Carleton College is welcoming this year’s incoming class and their parents and families with our virtual Summer Send-Offs.

We are excited to welcome the Class of 2024 to campus this fall! Summer Send-Offs are a wonderful opportunity for Carleton’s newest students to come together and meet other Carls from their area who will be a part of their incoming class. These informal gatherings take place across the country and are designed to ease the anxiety of leaving home, foster a sense of community, and celebrate being part of Carleton. It is also a time for parents and family members to build their own support system as families embark on this journey together.

In the past, our Summer Send-Offs would involve gathering in a local park or alum’s house to meet and network with incoming classmates and fellow Carleton families. This year, current Carleton parents and alumni will host a series of virtual Zoom gatherings for the class of 2024.

  • These optional gatherings, hosted by current Carleton parents and alumni, are intended to be purely social. They are not intended as a venue to share new information about campus protocol for the fall, or to serve as an orientation.
  • You are encouraged to register for the event based on your city or state. If the gathering for your area is scheduled at a time that is not convenient, you are welcome to register for another event that works for your schedule.
  • Incoming students and their parents or family members are all invited to participate, but we encourage parents or family to register for the gatherings separately from their students if possible, as we hope to break into separate student and parent/family groups during the event. Parents and family are welcome to register for these gatherings even if their student is not able to participate, and vice versa.

Find Your Gathering

Check the list below for areas where virtual Summer Send-Offs are being hosted. Gatherings will last approximately one hour. Click on the location name to open the registration form.

Boston
Monday, August 3 at 7:00 pm ET
Register by August 2

California-Bay Area
Thursday, August 6 at 7:00 pm PT
Register by August 4

California-LA/Southern  
Wednesday, August 12 at 7:00 pm PT
Register by August 10

Chicago
Tuesday, August 18 at 7:00 pm CT
Register by August 16

Colorado
Thursday, August 13 at 7:00 pm MT
Register by August 11

District of Columbia Area
Thursday, August 27 at 7:00 pm ET
Register by August 25

New York City
Wednesday, August 5 at 7:00 pm ET
Register by August 3

Oregon
Sunday, August 2 at 2:00 pm PT
Register by July 30

Seattle
Wednesday, August 19 at 7:00 pm PT
Register by August 17

Texas
Monday, August 17 at 7:00 pm CT
Register by August 16

 

Twin Cities #1
Wednesday, August 12 at 5:00 pm CT
Register by August 10

Twin Cities #2
Wednesday, August 26 at 7:00 pm CT
Register by August 24

Wisconsin
Sunday, August 23 at 4:00 pm CT
Register by August 20

Regional Areas:

Midwestern States #1
Tuesday, August 25 at 8:00 pm CT
Register by August 23

Midwestern States #2
Sunday, August 30 at 7:00 pm CT
Register by August 27

Northeastern States
Tuesday, August 11 at 8:00 pm ET
Register by August 9

Southeastern States
Monday, August 31 at 7:00 pm ET
Register by August 30

Western States
Monday, August 24 at 7:00 pm MT/6:00 pm PT
Register by August 23

Questions? Contact Alumni Relations at alumni-office@carleton.edu or 800-729-2586.