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1st Dimension of Dartmouth

How can Dartmouth help you to grow your vision, your ideas, and your future? We’d love to show you. Visit campus. Ask questions. Meet professors. Sit in on classes. Talk with current students. Compare notes with other admitted students. Stay overnight in a residence hall. Just do it. You’ll be happy you did.

Dimensions of Dartmouth Option One:
April 13-14, 2017

This event has ended. Please choose from our other Dimensions event options:

2nd Dimension of Dartmouth, April 24-25, 2017

3rd Dimensions of Dartmouth, any week in April

 

Programming offered at our 1st Dimensions event:

Thursday, April 13, 2017

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Check-in

Pick up everything you need for Dimensions! Collect your Dimensions meal card, your map, class schedules, and all the information you need for your visit.
Location: Admissions Office, McNutt Hall

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Open Hours
Dartmouth’s Financial Aid Office is offering open office hours for ‘21s and their families. Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Financial Aid Office, McNutt Hall

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Welcome
Lee Coffin, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, and N. Bruce Duthu, incoming Dean of the Faculty and Samson Occom Professor of Native American Studies, welcome you and talk about the Dartmouth experience.
Location: Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Scholars Who Love to Teach
From award-winning poets to inventors whose creations shape our daily lives, Dartmouth faculty across the disciplines share their love of learning with undergraduates. And they can’t wait to meet you! After our welcome event, sit in on two mock-classes with faculty from across disciplines. See PDF for details.
Location: Various

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner*
Join Dartmouth students and fellow ‘21s for dinner.
Location: Dining Hall, Class of ’53 Commons

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Pick-Up Soccer on the Green*
Come play with the Women’s Club Soccer Team! Meet and find out about our team!
Location: The Dartmouth Green

5:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Gelato with Dartmouth Figure Skating Club*

Break the ice with Dartmouth’s Figure Skating Club over some gelato as you meet our skaters!
Location: Collis Patio

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Teaching Lab Tour with iGEM*

‘21s, come experience the environment in which groundbreaking research takes place!
Location: Cummings 124, Thayer School of Engineering

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Sings Open Rehearsal* - CANCELED

This event has been canceled.
Location:

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Jew Croo*

Come join Dartmouth College Hillel for one of our weekly events. The food will be kosher for Passover.
Location: Roth Center for Jewish Life

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Gelato Social with the South Asian Student Association*

Grab some gelato with the South Asian Student Association and learn more about what we do!
Location: Morano Gelato

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Gelato with the Thought Project*

Come have gelato and learn more about the Thought Project Living Learning Community!
Location: Morano Gelato

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Dimensions of YOU
Come meet current Latinx, Black, Multi-racial, Pan-Asian, LGBTQIA+, First-Generation, and International students, and learn about the resources that will help you thrive as a student at Dartmouth. Chat with staff who advise our various affinity communities and oversee community development, social justice, and leadership programs. All are welcome – enjoy the full dessert bar before the HOP show!
Location: Kemeny Courtyard

5:15 p.m. - 7:15 p.m.
Reception for Parents and Families
The Admissions team invites family members to enjoy drinks and assorted local cheeses with just a few of the many professionals in the Dartmouth community whose work supports students in their intellectual and personal growth.
Location: Top of the Hop, Hopkins Center for the Arts

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Triathlon Strength Practice*

Come join us for a fun circuit workout to learn more about the Dartmouth Triathlon Team! No equipment or experience required.
Location: Manley 88, Alumni Gym

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Creativity in Motion
Majors and non-majors alike engage on stage, behind the scenes, or in the audience at the Hop, where music, dance, song, and more are created every day. Enjoy a taste of Dartmouth’s performing art culture at this showcase. 
Location: Spaulding Auditorium, Hopkins Center for the Arts

8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Hanover Stargaze Experience
Head to Shattuck Observatory and then follow the lanterns to stargaze with our graduate students
Location: Shattuck Observatory

9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
After Dark Tours*
Get the inside scoop on student life at Dartmouth and learn about everything that Hanover has to offer. "This tour is like none you’ve ever experienced." Wristband Color Coding: Visiting students with a green wrist band should attend the After Dark Tour at 9:30 p.m and Experience Dartmouth at 10:45 p.m. Visiting students with a purple wrist band should attend Experience Dartmouth at 9:30 p.m. and the After Dark Tour at 10:45 p.m.
Location: Center of the Dartmouth Green

9:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
Experience Dartmouth*
A fun, interactive introduction to the many facets of Dartmouth life. Wristband Color Coding: Visiting students with a green wrist band should attend the After Dark Tour at 9:30 p.m and Experience Dartmouth at 10:45 p.m. Visiting students with a purple wrist band should attend Experience Dartmouth at 9:30 p.m. and the After Dark Tour at 10:45 p.m.
Location: Common Ground, Collis Student Center

Friday, April 14, 2017

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast*
Join Dartmouth students and fellow ‘21s for breakfast.
Location: Dining Hall, Class of ’53 Commons

8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Preparing Your Student for Success
Roger Woolsey, Director of Dartmouth’s Center for Professional Development, invites parents and family members to learn how Dartmouth prepares students for life after graduation.
Location: Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Open Hours
Dartmouth’s Financial Aid Office is offering open office hours for ‘21s and their families. Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Financial Aid Office, McNutt Hall

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Global Dartmouth Open House
Join staff and students from across campus to learn about ways to globalize a Dartmouth education—from study abroad opportunities and international internships to field-based research projects and globally-focused clubs.
Location: 041, Haldeman Center

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Acting One Interactive Seminar
Engage in an interactive acting class with Professor Peter Hackett (participation expected!).
Location: 132 Hop Garage, Hopkins Center for the Arts

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
WISP & DUJS Open House
Stop in to speak to student leaders of Dartmouth’s Women in Science Project (WISP) and the Dartmouth Undergraduate Journal of Science (DUJS). Lou’s donuts will be provided.
Location: 046, Haldeman Center

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Rocky Open House
Rockefeller Center for Public Policy Drop-In Session: Drop in to learn more about the First-Year Fellows program, the Public Policy minor, and other leadership development and skill-building opportunities.
Location: 100 Morrison Commons, Rockefeller Center

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Digital Arts, Leadership, and Innovation Lab Open House
A meet and greet with DALI staff and students.
Location: Room 007, Sudikoff Hall

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network Open House
Drop by to talk with DEN staff and student entrepreneurs and hear about student programming and entrepreneurial ventures. Discover how entrepreneurs, creatives, designers, and techies network at the DEN. Learn about the Dartmouth entrepreneurial ecosystem, competitions, funding and venture formation opportunities.
Location: DEN Innovation Center, 4 Currier Place

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Attend Classes*
Students, check out our class schedule and explore your interests.
Location: Various

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Hands on in the Humanities
Stop by to enjoy coffee and treats at the Leslie Center for the Humanities. Chat with a mix of professors and students about upcoming humanities lab classes such as Russian 27: a course that explores the impact of color and invites students to make their own Mastryoshka dolls; as well as, Music 17: where students examine the merging methodologies of engineering and materials science with the approaches of arts and humanities to build and assemble musical instruments.
Location: 264, Haldeman Center

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Pre-Health Open House
Interested in Medicine? Come by to learn about the Pre-Health journey at Dartmouth.
Location: 046, Haldeman Center

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
The Dartmouth Difference: Liberal Engineering at Thayer
Join Dean Joe Helble as he shares the vision of Thayer founder Sylvanus Thayer (D’1807) that engineering in the context of a liberal arts education provides the best preparation for solving the world’s problems. After a brief presentation, current students will lead tours including the Machine Shop, the Patent Wall, and the Couch Lab.
Location: Jackson Conference Room, Cummings Hall

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tucker Open House
Drop by if you have any questions about Spiritual Life and Ethical Living at Dartmouth.
Location: First Floor, South Fairbanks

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Pre-Health Open House
Interested in Medicine? Come by to learn about the Pre-Health journey at Dartmouth.
Location: 041, Haldeman Center

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
The Student Experience*
The panel of experts (current Dartmouth students!) will talk about their experiences at Dartmouth and provide some advice on making the most of your D-Plan and your four years here in Hanover.
Location: Alumni Hall, Hopkins Center for the Arts

11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
A Conversation with the Deans
Join our deans as they discuss the academic and social support systems for students as well as answer questions.
Location: Common Ground, Collis Student Center

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch*
Join Dartmouth students and fellow ‘21s for lunch.
Location: Dining Hall, Class of ’53 Commons

12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
First in the Family Lunch
Being the first in your family to go to college is an incredible feat! Have questions about Dartmouth (its resources, transitioning to college, or what it’s like)? Come hear from current first-generation Dartmouth students and speak to staff members from the First Gen Network, FYSEP, and the Admissions Office who will support you through your journey at the College. Dartmouth ’21s and family members are welcome to join us for a lunch and panel discussion!
Location: Goldstein Hall, McLaughlin Residential Cluster

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch Around Town
Did you know Hanover has over 25 restaurants? Use the “Hanover Eats” guide provided in your welcome packet to explore what Hanover has to offer. See your packet for special deals.
Location: Downtown Hanover

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Student Activities Fair
Meet with over 100 of the many student organizations at Dartmouth. Learn about the social opportunities, clubs, and activities that are available here on campus.
Location: Kemeny Courtyard

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Student Production: Away This Night*

Sit in on a rehearsal of Away This Night, a student production interweaving the stories of three Shakespearean women who cross-dress. Inspired by immersive and feminist theater traditions, this honors thesis by Julie Solomon ’17 is a study of the intersections of gender identity, gender presentation, race, sexuality, and ability in physical space.
Location: Moore Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts

* Dimensions events marked with this symbol are for students only.

Schedule Changes
Campus life is always evolving—events, content, and locations are subject to change.

If you have a question about something specific, you can always call the Admissions Office at (800) 860-1294 or (603) 646-2875 and press 6 to speak to an admissions representative between 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m.-4:30 p.m. ET.

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