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Abilities 1st! 2017 Pre-Orientation Schedule

Abilities 1st! is informative, fun and gives you the opportunity to meet other students, including international and multicultural students who arrive at the same time. By participating, you are able to move into your dorm two days before the rest of your class. Please register by August 1st to RSVP for Abilities 1st!

Abilities 1st! will be held August 24 - 25, 2017

Abilities 1st! 2017 Tentative Agenda

Thursday, August 24th
9:30 - 11:30 Check-In  Atrium, Balfour-Hood Campus Center
12:00 - 12:45 Lunch, Emerson Dining Hall

1:00 - 1:30   Welcome Session, Filene Center

1:45 - 2:45  Writing Workshop, Science Center room 1313
1:45 - 2:45  Parent Information Session (parents only), Filene Center

3:00 - 3:45  Panel discussion (students only), Science Center room 1313

4:00 - 4:45 Who's in my FYS?  Filene Center

5:00 - 5:30  Free time before family departure
5:30            Community Dinner, Chase Dining Hall
6:30 - 8:30  Free time or optional trip to Target.
9:00            Evening Program in Balfour Hood

Friday, August 25th
8:30 - 9:30     Breakfast, Chase Dining Hall

9:30 - 10:30    Where are my classrooms? Filene Center; campus

10:45 - 11:30  I Have My Syllabi-Now What?, Filene Center

11:30 - 12:15  Library Information Services, Assistive Technology
Wallace Library

12:15 - 1:30    Lunch, Chase Dining Hall

1:30 - 2:30     10 Steps to a Successful semester, Filene Center
A Slice of Time, Making the Most of your Time

2:30 to 3:30     Wellness and Balance in College Life, Filene Center
3:30 - 4:30      Make your Mark, Get Set, Go!, Filene Center
4:45                Moveable Feast
9:00                Evening Programs by SAIL, Balfour Hood

Saturday, August 26th
9:00 - 10:00 Breakfast, Chase Dining Hall
Before joining the Class of 2021 Orientation you might like to:
Meet individually with the OA's to talk about their Wheaton experiences.
Check on bookstore orders, schedules, and e-mail.

Register

 

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