Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership

Campus Life

Monday, August 28

8

Breakfast. 8 a.m.–9 a.m.
Chase Dining Halls.

Placement Exams.8 a.m.–9:45 a.m.
Student should know their ID#s and passwords to take the placement tests.
French Placement
German Placement
Greek Placement
Italian Placement
Latin Placement
Russian Placement -Please contact Professor Francoise Rosset (rosset_francoise@wheatoncollege.edu)
Spanish Placement
Music Theory Placement*
(Wallace Library, main floor)

*Music theory is required for music majors and for students taking music lessons for academic credit. All students are encouraged to take the Music Theory Placement test to receive recommendations on the appropriate theory course. If you have extensive performance background, even without formal music instruction, you are also encouraged to take this test. Questions? Please contact Professor Urban in the Music Department: urban_guy@wheatoncollege.edu

**Students with a documented disability who need accommodations for placement exams should contact Disability Services at advising@wheatoncollege.edu by Saturday, August 27th at 5pm.

9

Math Advising Assistance. 9 a.m.–10 a.m.

Concerned about your selection of a mathematics course? Get answers to all questions mathematical from professors in the Math and Computer Science Department. (Lobby, Science Center)

Writing Advising Assistance.9 a.m.–10 a.m.
Meet faculty/staff from the Writing Program who can talk with you about writing courses. (Lobby, Science Center)

Tutoring Program.9 a.m.–10 a.m.
Learn more about our Peer Tutors who work collaboratively with students at all levels of achievement to improve general learning skills and to provide support in specific courses, including affiliations with the Writing and Quantitative Analysis Programs. (Lobby, Science Center)

Individual Advising Appointments.9 a.m.–5 p.m.
Meet with your advisor to discuss your academic goals and review and finalize your classes for the fall semester. Your appointment will have been assigned by your preceptor during the first advising team meeting or transfer meeting. (Advisor’s office)

10

CORE Advice: Curriculum and Career Forums10 a.m.–10:50 a.m.

  • Health Careers. Students interested in health careers (medicine, dentistry, optometry, veterinary science, physical therapy, nursing, etc.) should attend this meeting. Find out about course choices for your first semester and what you can do now to enhance your chances of acceptance into a professional program. (Meneely 301, Mars Arts & Humanities)
  • Music. Meet faculty in the Music Department and learn about performance and academic study options. (Room 222, Watson Fine Arts)
  • Business. Information on the classes, projects, internships and other activities offered by the Business and Management major. See how a business major could impact your future working in a non-profit or business, or as an entrepreneur. (Hindle Auditorium, Science Center)
  • Pre-Engineering. Students considering Wheaton’s dual-degree programs in engineering, or careers in engineering, should attend this meeting before finalizing registration with their advisor. Meet Professor of Physics John Collins to learn what you must do in your first year to be considered for these very competitive programs. (Room 1313, Mars Science)
  • Education. Students interested in teaching at the early childhood, elementary and secondary education levels must attend this meeting. Learn about Wheaton’s education majors, course sequence, curriculum requirements and the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). Emphasis will be on early planning to complete all requirements for the early childhood, elementary and secondary majors so that you can graduate with a public school teaching license in your area of interest. (Room 218, Knapton)
  • Pre-Law. Considering a career in law? Attend this forum to learn what you can do to enhance your law school potential and how to plan academically and experientially for law school admission. Hear about courses, test prep, and internships. (Room 315, Knapton)
  • Undecided About Your Major? Unsure of your major? Unsure how to start figuring out a major? Come to this informational forum to learn more about how to use your first year and the Wheaton curriculum to explore, develop, and build your academic interests and experience. (Ellison Lecture, Watson Fine Arts)
  • For information on dual-degree programs in Communications, Business (MBA) or Theology, please make an appointment with Dean Trayford, (508) 286-8215.

11:30

Lunch.11:30 a.m.– 1 p.m.
Chase Dining Hall

12:30

Building Community-Why it matters?12:30 p.m.–2 p.m.
The world continues to grow increasingly diverse. Many people do not understand what diversity is or their part in it. This session will be an opportunity for new students to learn about the unique and diverse community at Wheaton. It will serve as the foundation to creating an inclusive, diverse campus. (Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts)

Residence Halls:
Meadows East 
Meadows West 

Meadows North  
Young 

2:30

Building Community-Why it matters?2:30 p.m.–4 p.m.
The world continues to grow increasingly diverse. Many people do not understand what diversity is or their part in it. This session will be an opportunity for new students to learn about the unique and diverse community at Wheaton. It will serve as the foundation to creating an inclusive, diverse campus. (Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts)

Residence Halls:
Upper Campus Halls
Clark 
McIntire

5

Dinner.5 p.m. –6:30 p.m.
(Chase Dining Hall)

7

Building Community Deeper Dialogues.7 p.m.–8 p.m.
Meet in your residence hall to continue the conversations on building a positive community at Wheaton.

8:30

Taste of the Town. 8:30 p.m.–10 p.m.
Become familiar with the diverse types of cuisine and restaurants found locally in Norton and at Wheaton. Find a new favorite take-out place or restaurant while sampling the variety of foods offered here. (Balfour-Hood Campus Center)

9

WheaPerform. 9:00p.m.-10p.m.

See the talent Wheaton has to offer by attending our student showcase with performances from the a capella groups and more! (Weber Theatre, Watson Fine Arts)

10

Late-Night Shake.10 p.m.–11 p.m.
Are you ready to move? Wheaton has many talented dance groups They will teach you some of their latest moves. (Dance Studio, Balfour-Hood Campus Center)

SAIL's Late-Night Art party.10 p.m.–Midnight
Come show your creative side and make a masterpiece all your own. (Hood Cafe, Balfour-Hood Campus Center)

Get the Scoop. 10 p.m.–Midnight
Hang-out the student established and student-managed campus coffeehouse to listen to music and enjoy tasty milkshakes and cookies. (Lyons Den, Balfour-Hood Campus Center)

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