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

Campus Life

Sunday, Aug. 30


Breakfast.7 a.m.–9 a.m.
(Chase Dining Halls)


Advising Team Meeting/Transfer Team Meeting #2.9 a.m.–10:30 a.m.
Preceptors will lead a discussion about the Wheaton curriculum, your responsibility for exploration within it, and expectations for the advising relationship. (Meet in your advising team meeting location.)

10:30 a.m.–noon.

Beyond First Impressions. In this interactive session, you will get to know a bit more about yourself and your classmates. When we are open to going beyond first impressions, getting to know others and sharing a bit about ourselves, we are taking a first step toward becoming global citizens prepared to live and lead in a complex world. Creating a welcoming, safe and inclusive campus is a shared responsibility: come prepared to engage. (Clark Center)


BBQ Lunch & Games.12.–1 p.m.
Eat, play lawn games, and listen to the music in the air. (The Dimple; in case of rain, Chase Dining Hall)

1:15 & 3:30

CORE values..
All students must attend the two programs offered during this time block, which will build an important foundation for your experiences outside of the classroom as a member of the Wheaton community. Each program will be offered twice.

  • I Am Wheaton: I Am an Engaged Bystander.
  • Wheaton Life Watch

(Times will be assigned during CORE August)


Dinner.5 p.m.–6 p.m.
(Chase and Emerson Dining Halls)


Community Meeting: Living@Wheaton. 7 p.m.–8:30 p.m.
Meet in your residence hall with your resident advisor.

9 p.m.–10:30 p.m.

Passport to Wheaton. We may be in Norton but between on-campus clubs and local eateries you can experience a variety of cultures. Tonight’s the night to experience it all! Make sure to stop by to sample ethnic cuisine from a few local eateries. (Balfour-Hood Campus Center)

10 p.m.–11 p.m.

Dance Moves. Listen to great music and branch out to try different kinds of dance. No experience necessary! (Dance Studio, Balfour-Hood Campus Center)

10 p.m.–Midnight.

Starlight Cinema. Bring a blanket, grab a snack, sit back and enjoy the show. Watch tonight’s feature under the stars on a massive movie screen. (The Dimple; in case of rain, Hindle Auditorium, Science Center)

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