Orientation - Friday, September 1

Professor talking in Orientation session
Don't Miss:
  • Individual Meetings with Your Adviser, 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Adviser’s Office
  • Online Course Registration, 11:00 am, McCabe Library or Online
  • Be Well, Be Safe, and Just Breathe: Living Well in College, 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., LPAC
  • Alcohol, Other Drugs & Healthy Planning for your Future, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m., LPAC
7:30 - 9:30 a.m. Breakfast (Sharples Dining Hall)
8:00 - 11:00 a.m. Individual Meetings with Academic Advisers (Adviser’s Office)

Scheduled individual meetings with academic advisers.

9:00 - 11:00 a.m. Greek and Latin Placement advising (Trotter 111)

Stop by to talk with Prof. Jeremy Lefkowitz about your background in the language and to identify an appropriate course.

10:00 - 10:45 a.m. Transfer Student Session (Lang Center for Civic and Social Engagement)

11:00 a.m. - 12 noon Online Course Registration (McCabe Computer labs or on your own networked computer)

Student Academic Mentors (SAMs) will be stationed in dorms and at public computers across campus to provide assistance in registering for classes.

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Lunch (Sharples Dining Hall)

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Campus Tours (half-hour sessions) (Meet in Parrish First Floor Shane Lounge)

Tours leave Shane Lounge on the hour, approximately. Join a tour to learn about places you may not have visited yet on campus - including the Lang Center, Writing Center,  Career Services and Public Safety. As part of the tour, you will get your Class of 2021 t-shirt. You may attend any tour time that fits in your schedule. If you have not yet gone on the tour this week, please join a tour today. There will be dorm-based groups encouraged to take the tours this afternoon from the following dorms: 1 p.m. - Willets, Alice Paul, David Kemp, Mertz. 2 p.m. - Mary Lyon, Dana, Hallowell, Dwell, Parrish, Wharton.

1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Library Orientation (half-hour sessions)

1:00 - 3:00 p.m Chill out on the Beach  (Parrish Beach)

Hang out on Parrish beach with some fun games and snack and music

1:45 - 2:45 p.m. Jummah Prayer with Muslim Student Association (Upper Tarble, 312)

Join the Muslim Student Association for Friday prayer. All are welcome.

1:45 - 2:30 p.m. Hindu Puja (Bond Hall, Common Worship Room, Second Floor)

3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  Be Well, Be Safe, and Just Breathe: Living Well in College (LPAC)

Physical, intellectual, mental, sexual, and spiritual health are critical components to your overall well-being as a student and as a person. And it can be hard to ask for help. Join Student Health and Wellness Services, the Athletic Department, Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), Office of Student Engagement (OSE), Religious and Spiritual Life, and Public Safety to learn about the prevention, education, and response programs they offer to all students and how you can ask for help on your journey to living well.

4:00 p.m. Field Hockey vs. Widener

Root on the Field Hockey team and visit the Clothier Fields

4:30 - 6:30 p.m. Dinner (Sharples Dining Hall)

5:00 - 6:45 p.m. Shabbat Services with Swarthmore Kehilah (Bond Hall)

Enjoy Shabbat with a brief nondenominational service and songs. Dinner will follow at 6:00 pm. All backgrounds welcome.

7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Alcohol, Other Drugs & Healthy Planning for your Future (LPAC)

College offers many new experiences, some of which may include exposure to alcohol and other drugs (AOD). This interactive discussion will provide a follow-up to the Campus Clarity online course “Think About It,” while offering additional information to help students define their boundaries for future success.

8:45 - 9:45 p.m. Community Reflection (Locations TBA)

Guided discussions will be facilitated by returning students.

10:00 p.m. - 12:00 Midnight. Open Mic Night (Sharples Patio – Rain Location: Upper Tarble)

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