Orientation - Friday, Aug. 29


Don't Miss:

  • Meet with Your Adviser, 8 a.m.–Noon, Adviser’s Office
  • Register for Classes, 1–2 p.m., Online
  • Summer Picnic, 5–6:30 p.m., Sharples Patio
  • Making Friends, Making Out: Creating Healthy Relationships, 7-8:30 p.m.

7:30–9:30 a.m. Breakfast (Sharples Dining Hall)

8 a.m.–Noon Individual Meetings with Academic Advisers (Adviser’s Office)

Scheduled individual meetings with academic advisers.

8:30–9:30 a.m. Bootcamp Workout (Meet in Parrish Parlors)

Check with your RA for the location and time of all wellness activities.

Noon–1:30 p.m. Lunch (Sharples Dining Hall)

1–2 p.m. Online Course Registration (McCabe Computer labs or on your own networked computer)

SAMs will be stationed at dorms and public computers across campus to provide assistance in registering for classes.

1-2:00pm Jummah Prayer with Swarthmore Islamic Society (Upper Tarble, 312)

Join the Swarthmore Islamic Society for Friday prayer. All are welcome.

1:15–2:30 p.m. Supplemental Registration for Some Math and Science Courses (Parrish 124)

Students who registered for ASTR 005, CHEM 010/CHEM 010H, MATH 015, MATH 025, MATH 026, MATH 027, PHYS 003, PHYS 005, and STAT 011 must submit pre-enrollment forms to the Registrar’s Office. Forms available on the Registrar’s Office website under the Registration Information tab.

2:30-3:30pm Cookies, Cupcakes and Milk! (Dorm Lounges)

Gather in your dorm lounges, register for classes, and relax with some treats!

2–4 p.m. Tree Planting in the Crum (Scott Amphitheater)

Head “into the woods” to discover some of the most beautiful parts of campus. The Class of 2018 will leave its mark by planting trees to help restore habitat in the Crum Wood.

5–6:30 p.m. Summer Picnic (Sharples Patio)

Grab a taste of summer and a nice spot on the grass.

6–7 p.m. Shabbat Services with Swat Hillel (Bond Hall)

Enjoy Shabbat with a brief nondenominational service and songs. All backgrounds welcome.

7–8:30 p.m. Making Friends, Making Out: Creating Healthy Relationships (LPAC)

Building and strengthening healthy relationship skills are an essential part of the college experience. In addition to making connections in the classroom, for many this includes exploring sex and dating. In this session, we will explore the concepts of consent, positive sexuality, healthy dating, and how we can nurture a community free of sexual and dating violence.

8:45–9:45 p.m. Community Reflection (Check with RA for Locations)

Guided discussions will be facilitated by returning students.

10:30-Midnight Open Mic Night (Paces)

Come listen to your fellow Swatties showcase their talents while you enjoy some coffee and tasty treats!