Admissions

2nd 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 Two:
April 24-25, 2017

Students can choose to be hosted by a current student overnight in a dorm on Monday, April 24.

  • Log into your student portal to register for Dimensions.
  • Check back frequently for updated programming information and event location details
  • Download the Dimensions app to receive reminders about events you want to attend, use interactive maps, and access the most up-to-date information.

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

Monday, April 24, 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

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Campus Tour

A current student will walk you around campus and share their Dartmouth stories.
Location: Admissions Office, McNutt Hall

11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Campus Tour

A current student will walk you around campus and share their Dartmouth stories.
Location: Admissions Office, McNutt Hall

2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Welcome
Lee Coffin, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid and Carolyn Dever, Provost and Professor of English, and their student guests 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.
Location: Various

4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Wind Ensemble Open Rehearsal

Join the Dartmouth College Wind Ensemble for an open rehearsal!
Location: Hartman Rehearsal Hall, Hopkins Center for the Arts

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: Dartmouth Green

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. - 7:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Barbecue with Hillel

Come join Dartmouth College Hillel for a barbecue!
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

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

This event has been canceled.
Location:

5:15 p.m. - 6:45 p.m.
Native American Community Dinner
Please join us to learn more about all aspects of the Dartmouth Native community from student organizations to the Native American Program to support and resources. You can meet fellow admitted students as well as current students, faculty, and staff. All are welcome.
Location: Occom Commons, Goldstein Hall, McLaughlin Residential Cluster

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 (backside of Baker-Berry Library)

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Open Debate Practice

Join Dartmouth’s Parliamentary Debate team as we host fun debate exercises and an example practice debate.
Location: Carpenter 201

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

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Meet the House Communities

Learn more about the residential house system with School House students and affiliated faculty!
Location: House Center B

6:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Aquinas House Community Dinner

Come enjoy a delicious home-cooked meal and some great company!
Location: Aquinas House Catholic Student Center

7:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Creativity in Motion - Dartmouth Performing Arts Showcase
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

8:30 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: Alumni Hall, Hopkins Center for the Arts

Tuesday, April 25, 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. - 9:30 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 Workshop
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: Russo Gallery, 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
Join student entrepreneurs and DEN staff at the DEN Innovation Center Open House and talk about DEN 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 Matryoshka dolls, and 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: 041, Haldeman Center

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
The Dartmouth Difference: “Liberal Engineering,” Combining the Best of Both worlds at the Thayer School of Engineering

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: Zaleski Auditorium (MacLean B01), Thayer School of Engineering

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Tucker Open House
Drop by with 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!) 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

11:00 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, First Year Student Enrichment Program (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: Occom Commons, 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 see what Hanover has to offer. See your packet for special deals.
Location: Downtown Hanover

12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Event: Student Panel on Sexual Violence

Come and ask questions to different student leaders about the work that they and their organizations do to address the problem of sexual violence on campus.
Location: 041 Kreindler Conference Room, Haldeman Center

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 (backside of Baker-Berry Library)

2:15 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
Campus Tour

A current student will walk you around campus and share their Dartmouth stories.
Location: Admissions Office, McNutt Hall

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

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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