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New England Orientation &
Convocation Weekend

Friday, August 23, 2019 to Monday, August 26, 2019

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Friday, August 23

 

10:00 a.m. –
4:00 p.m.

Freshman Check-In
Admissions, Financial Aid, and
Business Offices open
Kenarden Hall

 

3:30 p.m.

Campus Tour
College flagpole

 

4:30

Mass
Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel

 

5:00

Dinner
Gould Lawn
Families of freshmen and sophomores

 

6:30

Ice Cream Social
Gould Hall
For freshmen, sophomores, and siblings. 

 

6:30 – 7:30 

Parents’ Orientation
Olivia Music Hall

 

7:30  – 9:15

Reception for Parents & Faculty
Olivia Music Hall

Saturday, August 24

 

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast
Gould Hall

 

8:30

Convocation Mass
Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel

 

10:30

Matriculation Ceremony
Auditorium

 

12:00 p.m.

Lunch
Gould lawn

 

12:30 –
2:45

Sophomore Registration
Kenarden Hall

 

1:00 – 2:00

Freshman Orientation
Olivia Music Hall

 

3:00

*Freshman Seminar:
“Learning in Wartime”
Palmer Hall

Read the handout by C. S. Lewis. Look for your name and
seminar section posted on the entrance doors. 

 

5:00

Dinner
Gould Hall

 

7:00

Freshman Evening Soirée

Monday, August 26

 

7:30 a.m.

Breakfast
Gould Hall

 

8:30

Student ID Photos and
Library Orientation
for Freshmen and Sophomores
Dolben Library

 

9:45

Financial Aid
Olivia Music Hall

Freshmen who are receiving financial aid from the
College or a student loan from any source must
attend this meeting.

 

11:30 

Mass
Our Mother of Perpetual Help Chapel

 

12:00

Lunch
Gould Hall

 

12:30 –
2:45

Freshman Registration
Kenarden Hall

 

1:00 –
2:00

Sophomores meet with Associate Dean and Assistant Dean (mandatory)
Olivia Music Hall

 

3:00

*Freshman Seminar: Essays on liberal education
Palmer Hall

Read the two essays, “Liberal Education and Freedom” and “Liberal Education and the Humanities.” Look for your name and seminar section posted on the entrance doors. Your section will not be the same as on Saturday.

 

5:00

Dinner
Gould Hall

 

6:30 –
8:30

Freshman Social
Gould Hall

 

Palmer Hall, New England campus