Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Welcome to Wheaton Day

Schedule of Events

WELCOME TO WHEATON DAY, April 21, 2017
8:30 a.m.
Registration

9:30 a.m.
Welcome Address

10:30 a.m.
Jump Into Class
Get a comprehensive overview of our academic programs from the people who designed the curriculum: the faculty.  Choose from the following:

  • A Glimpse of the Arts at Wheaton
  • The Biosciences at Wheaton
  • Business, Liberal Arts, Theory and Applied Learning: Why and How Wheaton Does it This Way
  • The Wheaton Edge in Chemistry, Biochemistry and Environmental Science
  • Computing and the Innovation Marketplace
  • Education: Teaching in the 21st Century
  • Student-Faculty Connections in the English Department and Philosophy Department
  • Connections and Collaborations: Gender Studies and Sociology
  • History for the 21st Century
  • International Relations and Political Science at Wheaton
  • Oh, The Languages You'll Know! Global Languages and Cultures at Wheaton College
  • Physics, Astronomy, Geology and Engineering at Wheaton
  • Psychology: Pathways to Dynamic Career Options

 

11:30 a.m.
The Wheaton Experience
At Wheaton, your opportunities beyond the classroom are endless.  These three sessions will get you thinking about shaping your future at Wheaton in a unique way.  Where will you study abroad? How will you create a new tool that solves one of the world's biggest problems?  Which internship will grab hold of you?

  • Students Making "It" at Wheaton
  • Global, Research, Fellowships, Internships and Career Outcomes
  • Your Student's Experience @ Wheaton

 

12:30 p.m.
Lyons Festival
Enjoy a lovely lunch, walk through the sprawling festival to meet student leaders, faculty and staff members, get connected with a club or organization that interests you, take a campus tour, talk with various student support services about the network that exists to support a Wheaton student's success and much more.  All things Wheaton can be found here - and don't forget to "Find Your Match!"

12:30 & 1:30 p.m.
Campus Tours

1:30 p.m.
What's Left?
Get an insider's view on what it's like to be a Wheaton student or parent and how to manage your educational investment.

Being a Wheaton Parent
The parents of current Wheaton students will share their views on the Wheaton experience and the impact that it has had on their students.  This is a chance to ask questions of fellow parents who have already had a student enroll at Wheaton.

Being a Wheaton Student:  You're a Wheatie Now!
Get the student perspective from our panel of students, who represent a range of disciplines and experiences.  This is a great opportunity to ask any questions you may have about the student experience at Wheaton.

Managing Your Educational Investment
Come hear about how the Office of Student Financial Services assists Wheaton families.  From financial aid to student employment to bill payment, SFS does their best to provide a smooth experience for both parents and students when dealing with educational financing.  Learn about deadlines, jobs on campus and other important items around the tuition bill.

2:30 p.m.
Specialized Campus Tours
Your opportunity to explore specific areas of the Wheaton campus.

3:00 p.m.
A Wheaton Tradition
Come watch a Wheaton tradition: the annual Head of the Peacock Regatta.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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