Orientation - Friday, Aug. 30
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)
10 a.m.-noon Acquaintance Sexual Assault Prevention (ASAP) Workshop (dorm lounges) See your RA or orientation packet for your assigned time and location details. All new students must complete an ASAP workshop; be sure to sign in with the moderator or RA/CA.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Lunch (Sharples Dining Hall)
1-2 p.m. Online Course Registration (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.
1:15-2:30 p.m. Supplemental Registration for Some Math and Science Courses (Parrish 124) Students who registered for 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.
2-4 p.m. Tree Planting in the Crum (Scott Outdoor Amphitheater) Head "into the woods" to discover some of the most beautiful parts of campus. The Class of 2017 will leave its mark by planting trees to help restore habitat in the Crum Woods. The Green Advisers will be on hand to share information about opportunities to reduce, reuse, and recycle on campus.
4:30-6:30 p.m. Summer Picnic (Clothier Field, rain location: Lamb-Miller Field House) Grab a taste of summer and a nice spot on the grass.
4:30-6:30 p.m. Women's Soccer Home Opener vs. Goucher College (Clothier Field) Come cheer on the Class of '17 and teammates in their home opener; bring your picnic dinner to enjoy on the sidelines.
6-7 p.m. Shabbat Services with Swat Hillel (Bond Hall) Enjoy Shabbat outdoors with a brief nondenominational service and songs. All backgrounds welcome.
7-7:20 p.m. Oneg Shabbat (Bond Hall) Enjoy desserts with Swat Hillel.
7:30-8:30 p.m. First Collection (Scott Outdoor Amphitheater) Begin the academic year with this long-standing campus tradition, which marks the official beginning of every student's Swarthmore career. Learn from the wisdom of your elders, pass the light of your candle to your neighbors, and sing the alma mater with the rest of the newest members of the Swarthmore community.
9:30-11 p.m. Coffeehouse Open Mic Night (Paces Café, Clothier Hall) Enjoy coffee, pastries, and performances by your peers and a few good CAs.
10:30 p.m.- Movie Night (Locations around campus, see your RA and CA for details.) Kick midnight back, relax, and enjoy a movie.