Wednesday, September 6, 2017

7:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., NSW GROUP BREAKFAST MEETING
Exact meeting location will be determined in previous NSW group meetings. Don’t forget to bring your OneCard to access your meal plan.

8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., #CARLTALK: FLOURISHING @ CARLETON, Recreation Center
Flourishing is feeling good about a life in which you are functioning well. Functioning well might range from getting enough sleep, to making healthy choices about alcohol, to being resilient in the face of stress, to living out your values and priorities in your daily life. This presentation will introduce you to strategies that will help you flourish at Carleton. Sponsored by the Chaplain’s Office and the Office of Health Promotion.

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., ACADEMIC ADVISING: ITS IMPORTANCE AND HOW IT WORKS, Recreation Center
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, lunches will be provided at Sayles Hill Campus Center, Great Space at the conclusion of this presentation.

11:45 a.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 NSW Leader will provide your unique meeting location at breakfast. Dining halls will be closed to new students for lunch.

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 262

        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, Weitz 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, chamber music, choral and instrumental ensembles.

4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., CONNECTING OUR COMMUNITIES, Skinner Memorial Chapel

Want to learn about getting involved with the Carleton, Northfield, and Faribault communities? At Carleton, civic engagement encompasses a wide array of opportunities, both curricular and co-curricular. Join students, staff, faculty, and community partners as they share their diverse experiences. Discover opportunities that will fit with your passions and interests and enhance your time at Carleton. Sponsored by the Center for Community and Civic Engagement (CCCE).

5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., MUSIC AUDITIONS
Please visit the Carleton College Music department website here for more information.

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.

6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., BOOKSTORE VIP SHOPPING EVENT, Sayles-Hill Campus Center
Here’s your chance to get more familiar with the Bookstore. Complete the in-store scavenger hunt for a chance to win a prize! 

9:00 p.m., LIVE BAND KARAOKE, 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 dreams.