Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Marshall Center for Intercultural Learning

Campus Life


Intercultural Pre-Orientation

A sampling of what the Intercultural Orientation might look like can be found below!

Thursday, August 24

9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
New students sign in, get room keys and information packets.
Atrium, Balfour-Hood Campus Center

Grab refreshments and meet other new families.

12:00 p.m.
Emerson Dining Hall

12:45 p.m.
Meet staff and orientation assistants and learn more about the Pre-Orientation Program.
Holman Room, Mary Lyon

1:30 p.m.
Student session
Meet with Marshall Center staff to hear about programs and services.
May Room, Mary Lyon

Family session with OA's
Get a student view on campus and have a chance to ask questions of current students.
Woolley Room, Mary Lyon

2:30 p.m.
Student-to-student workshop
Get a glimpse of your life at Wheaton and talk with current students about their experiences.
May Room, Mary Lyon

Family session Marshall Staff
Family members will have an opportunity to learn more about the programs and services offered by the Marshall Center.
Woolley Room, Mary Lyon

3:30 p.m.
Student session -Leave your imprint @ Wheaton
Hear each other’s stories and get to know your fellow classmates.
May Room, Mary Lyon

FAMILY SESSION- Oh the places your students will go!  Meet with representatives from various offices on campus and have a chance to ask questions about services. Tour the Centers most frequently used by our students.                                                                                                      Marshall Center

5:00 p.m.
Family departure/FREE TIME

5:30 p.m.
Chase Dining Hall

6:30p.m.                                                                                                           Free time or Optional Trip to Target

9:00 p.m.
Evening program  BINGO!

Friday, August 25

7:30 a.m.
Chase Dining Hall

8:30 a.m.
Outdoor leadership activity
Join us as we get to know one another through various team building activities.

12:30 p.m.
Chase Dining Hall

1:30 p.m.
Meetin' Wheaton
Conversations on finding your place at Wheaton.

3:00 p.m.
Academic excellence workshops
Meneely 201/207/209

4:30 p.m.
Marshall Center

Free Time

9:00 p.m.
Evening program - Game Night

Saturday, August 26

8:30 a.m.
Breakfast and closing reflection
Marshall Center

9:30 a.m.
CORE August check-in begins!

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