You did it! You’ve convinced us that you’ll thrive here. Want to learn more about why we’re so excited for your future at Dartmouth? Visit campus. Sit in on classes. Meet professors. Talk with current students and meet future classmates. Sleep in a residence hall. Let us remind you of all the reasons why you belong at Dartmouth. Join us!


1st Dimensions of Dartmouth Programming

April 11-12, 2019

Parking: Please plan to park in Dewey Lot/G-Lot and enjoy a 15 minute walk to the Admissions Office. For your convenience, please print this Parking Pass, display it on your dashboard.

Students can choose to be hosted overnight in a dorm by a current student on Thursday, April 11.

Additional student sponsored events will be taking place over the two days.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Pick up everything you need for Dimensions! Collect your Dimensions meal card, map, class schedule, and all the information you need for your visit.
Location: Admissions Office, McNutt Hall

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Open Hours
Dartmouth’s Financial Aid Office is offering open office hours for ‘23s and their families.
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.
Lee Coffin, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, and student guests will welcome you and talk about the Dartmouth experience.
Location: Moore Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts

3:15 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Scholars Who Love to Teach
From cutting-edge thermodynamics to the nuances of human expression, the breadth of subject matter expertise shared by Dartmouth faculty is matched only by the depth of their passion for teaching. Join faculty from a variety of disciplines to get a taste of the Dartmouth classroom experience by choosing two mock-classes specially designed for Dimensions. See the Scholars Who Teach schedule for more information.
Location: Various

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Join Dartmouth students and fellow ‘23s for dinner.
Location: Dining Hall, Class of ’53 Commons

5:15 p.m. - 7:00 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

5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Dimensions of YOU
Dartmouth celebrates the diversity of values and beliefs, interests and experiences, and intellectual and cultural viewpoints that enriches learning and informs scholarship on campus. Join us after dinner to learn how our students engage with their identities, communities, and social justice initiatives. All are welcome!
Location: Ground and First Floor Lounges, Fahey Hall

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Hood Museum of Art
The newly renovated and expanded Hood Museum of Art is a dynamic teaching museum, widely celebrated for the seamless integration of its collections into the Dartmouth educational experience. The museum exemplifies Dartmouth’s emphasis on experiential learning, giving students access to its 65,000-object collection through events, programs, classes, internships, and more. Explore the museum’s sixteen galleries. A Hood staff member will be at the Welcome Desk to answer questions.
Location: The Hood Museum of Art

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: Moore Theater, Hopkins Center for the Arts

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."
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.
Location: Common Ground, Collis Center

Friday, April 12, 2019

7:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Breakfast With The Bloggers*
You’ve read their stories on People Places Pines. Now meet our bloggers in-person over breakfast. Ask them questions, pick their brains, and connect over eggs and waffles.
Location: Dining Hall (Upstairs), Class of ’53 Commons

8:00 a.m.
Luggage Drop-Off
Store your luggage in McNutt until your departure and avoid having to access locked residence halls as you try to leave campus. Your bags will be centrally located and close to your departure point, leaving you more time to explore campus and attend events.
Location: Admissions Office, McNutt Hall

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 ‘23s and their families. Closed from 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: Financial Aid Office, McNutt Hall

Open Houses Across Campus 9:00-11:00 a.m.
We encourage you to explore multiple programs and visit as many events as possible.

9:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.
Global Dartmouth Presentation
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: Room 028, Silsby Hall

9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Women in Science Project (WISP)
Pop in to speak to student leaders of Dartmouth’s Women in Science Project (WISP) about internships and research opportunities.
Location: Room 007, Kemeny Hall

9:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Open-house format)
Rockefeller Center for Public Policy (Rocky)
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

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Open-house format)
Digital Arts, Leadership, and Innovation Lab
Visit DALI for a meet and greet with staff and students.
Location: Room 007, Sudikoff Hall

9:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. (Open-house format)
Hands-On in the Humanities
Stop by to chat with a mix of professors and students while enjoying coffee and sweet treats at the Leslie Center for the Humanities.
Location: Room 264, Haldeman Center

10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Interested in Medicine? Come by to learn about the Pre-Health journey at Dartmouth.
Location: Room 003, Rockefeller Center

10:00 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.
Liberal Arts + Engineering: Combining the Best of Both Worlds at the Thayer School of Engineering
Thayer faculty share 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: Spanos Auditorium, Thayer School of Engineering

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

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: Loew Auditorium, Black Family Visual Arts Center

11:20 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Undergraduate Research Showcase
Dartmouth faculty share the full breadth of their scholarship with students, often opening up undergraduate research opportunities that simply don’t exist elsewhere. Join us for a presentation showcasing one example of the impressive work done by Dartmouth’s faculty/student research partnerships.
Location: Cook Auditorium, Tuck School of Business

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Join Dartmouth students and fellow ‘23s for lunch.
Location: Dining Hall, Class of ’53 Commons

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

12:00 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 professors and staff members from the First Year Student Enrichment Program (FYSEP) and the Admissions Office who will support you through your journey at the College. Dartmouth ’23s and family members are welcome to join us for a lunch and panel discussion!
Location: Occom Commons, Goldstein Hall, McLaughlin Residence Cluster

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: Alumni Hall, 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 2 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.