Intended for students who will be the first in their family or within their community of support to attend college. Led by the Center for Social Justice and Community Impact.

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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Move-In to Residence Halls/Check-In to Pre-Orientation

New Students sign in to their pre-orientation program and pick up their room keys and information packets.
Balfour Hood Center – Atrium

2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Friends and Family Meet and Greet
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Large meeting room

3:00 – 3:30 p.m.
Opening Remarks
Hindle Auditorium

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Welcome to Brave, Bold and First
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Small meeting room

5:00 – 5:30 p.m.
Break
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)

5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner & Farewells
Chase Dining Hall

7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Break

7:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Optional Target Trip
Forgot something at home? Do you need something to complete your side of the room? Don’t worry! We’re going to Target! Transportation is provided.
Leave from Davis House/Howard Street

10:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
“Speed Friending” Event
Pine Hall – Conger Commons

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Thursday, August 25, 2022

10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Brave, Bold and First Meeting
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Large meeting room

11:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.
First-Generation and Low-Income Taskforce Meet & Greet
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Small meeting room

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
Chase Dining Hall

1:00 – 2:00 p.m.
Counseling Center Training
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Large meeting room

2:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Community Service at Head Start in Norton
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Large meeting room

4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Break

5:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Eating Ramen Doesn’t Make You Poor: Misconceptions About Being Low-Income

Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Large meeting room

6:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner
Chase Dining Hall

9:00 – 10:30 p.m.
Evening Event
Location TBD

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Friday, August 26, 2022

8:00 – 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast
Chase Dining Hall

9:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Career Services 101
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Large meeting room

10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
College Knowledge and Resources
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Small meeting room

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Library 101
Take a tour of the library and learn valuable information about the various tools, resources, and staff that can help you succeed at Wheaton.
Wallace Library

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.
Lunch
Chase Dining Hall

1:00 – 1:30 p.m.
Break

1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Academic Excellence Session
(Virtual)

2:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Student Financial Services 101
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Conference Room/Small meeting room

3:30 – 4:30 p.m.
Closing and Debrief
We will come together one last time to close out our Early Arrival experience and get your feedback on the program.
Cole Memorial Chapel – Lower Level (The Base)
Large meeting room

Register for one of the 2022 Early Arrival Programs

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