Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
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Student Activities, Involvement and Leadership

Campus Life


Wednesday, March 4
  • 5:00 pm
  • - 6:30 pm
  • Happening Hour: "Is there a graduation emoji?"
  • Join Molly Galler '06 for an engaging and thought-provoking talk about technology and social media's effects on the Wheaton experience and the implications of this seismic shift in communication.Food (and drinks for 21+) will be provided. Space is limited. PLEASE RSVP by March 2nd.
  • Other (see notes)
Thursday, March 5
  • 8:00 pm
  • - 10:00 pm
  • A Night with iSpeak!
  • Join iSpeak! for a night of fun at the Lyon's Den! Learn techniques for expressing yourself and hear from you very own spoken word group on campus
  • Lyons Den Coffee House
  • 8:00 pm
  • - 10:00 pm
  • A Night with Ispeak
  • Come to The Lyon's Den​ for a night of workshopping and poetry with Wheaton's only Slam Poetry club!

    We'll spend the first part of the night writing to a prompt and the second part sharing out the poems we've written as well as any other poems we might feel like sharing!

    Feel free to come and just write, come and just share, or just come, hang out, and listen to the amazing poetry of the Wheaton community.
  • Lyons Den Coffee House
Monday, March 9
  • Spring Break
  • March 9-13.
Friday, March 20
  • 4:30 pm
  • Last day to submit a Student Self-Initiated Connection Proposal
  • If student is enrolled in the last course of the Connection this semester.
    Attention Seniors: Self-Initiated Connection proposals will NOT be accepted in your final semester.
  • 4:30 pm
  • Last day to petition to drop a course without record.
  • After this date, petitions for course withdrawals (WD recorded on transcript) will be considered only for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
Saturday, March 21
  • 1:00 pm
  • - 3:00 pm
  • Majors Fair
  • Majors Fair is an opportunity for first-year students and undeclared sophomores to meet upperclass students including Preceptors and Peer Mentors to learn more about Wheaton's academic departments and majors. The Registrar will also be available to talk about the Declaration of Major Form and process of declaring a major.
  • Mars Center for Science and Technology
Saturday, March 28
  • 9:00 am
  • - 12:00 pm
  • CPR/First Aid Course
  • Sign-up now for the American Heart Association CPR/First Aid class taught by Mike Wilson, NFD, NREMT - P, Director of EMS. CPR and First Aid cards will be provided.
  • Event Link
  • Meneely Hall
Monday, March 30
  • Advisor appointments
  • 7:30 pm
  • - 10:00 pm
  • WheaTalks
  • WheaTalks, now in its fourth consecutive year, is a one-night event hosted by The Roosevelt Institute. Ten specially chosen speakers from the Wheaton community have ten minutes each to share an idea or a passion of theirs in a TEDTalks style presentation. WheaTalks (which has always been engaging, thought-provoking and innovative) is meant to be the start of a greater conversation about amazing ideas. If you are interested in presenting a WheaTalk, please apply at www.wheatalks.com before February 20th.
  • Event Link
  • Science Center, Hindle Auditorium
Monday, April 6
  • Course selection for Fall 2015 semester
  • April 6-10.
Friday, April 10
  • 1:00 pm
  • - 3:00 pm
  • Careers in Research - Massachusetts General Hospital
  • Careers in Research Presentation - This presentation is a great opportunity for students to learn about the many career paths within research at MGH. 
    Please send an email to Barbara Carnevale, carnevale_barbara@wheatoncollege.edu, in Career Services if you are planning to attend, in order for MGH to have a head count. Thank you.
  • Other (see notes)
  • 4:30 pm
  • Last day to petition the Committee on Academic Standing to withdraw from a class
  • If the petition is approved, the course remains on the academic record with a notation of WD. Course withdrawal requests after this date will only be considered for documented and extenuating circumstances beyond the student’s control.
Thursday, April 30
  • 5:00 pm
  • Honors Convocation
  • Cole Memorial Chapel
Friday, May 1
  • Classes End
Saturday, May 2
  • Review Period
  • May 2-3.
Monday, May 4
  • Final Exams
  • May 4-9.
Monday, May 11
  • 9:30 am
  • Senior final grades due
Saturday, May 16
  • 10:00 am
  • Commencement
Monday, May 18
  • 9:30 am
  • Final grades due
  • For the Classes of 2016, 2017 and 2018.

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