A graphic from the t-shirts students on campus will be wearing that reads "Welcome to the" with the Lone Pine making up woods graphically
We are convinced that you'll thrive here—now we want to show you why we're so excited about your future at Dartmouth! Visit campus. Talk with current students and meet future classmates. Let us show you all the reasons why you belong at Dartmouth!

Dimensions of Dartmouth

Monday, April 29, 2024

Dimensions of Dartmouth also took place on Monday, April 15, 2024

Register for your Dimensions of Dartmouth visit

Unable to visit for Dimensions? Consider visiting another day in April.

When you attend Dimensions, you will be matched with a Dartmouth student host. We hope this will make it easier for you to connect with people and get answers to your questions. Guests visiting with you are welcome to attend many of the events listed below. Admissions staff will be available at McNutt Hall throughout the day to assist with questions.

9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Meet the Admissions team and pick up everything you need for your Dimensions experience.
Location: Chamberlain Room, 2nd floor, McNutt Hall
Audience: Admitted '28s and Families/Supporters

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. & 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Open Hours

Dartmouth's Financial Aid Office is offering drop-in one-on-one appointments for '28s and their families.
Location: Financial Aid Office, 2nd floor, McNutt Hall
Audience: Admitted '28s and Families/Supporters

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Sit in on a Class (See your applicant portal for registration)
From award-winning poets to inventors whose creations shape our daily lives, Dartmouth faculty share their love of learning through their teaching. '28s can sit in on a class to get a taste of the Dartmouth classroom experience. Class registration will be available after you register for Dimensions. Classes run at the following times and students should plan to arrive at least 10 minutes prior to the start time:

  • 10:10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
  • 11:30 a.m. - 12:35 p.m.
  • 12:50 p.m. - 1:55 p.m.

Location: Various; Need help finding your class? Come by McNutt Hall for assistance.
Audience: Admitted '28s

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Family Welcome
Lee Coffin, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid, welcomes the families and supporters of the Dartmouth Class of 2028. Coffee and light refreshments will be served.
Location: Grand Ballroom, Hanover Inn
Audience: Families/Supporters

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. 
Scholars Who Teach: Faculty Panel

While students are sitting in on a class, their families/supporters are invited to join a faculty panel to learn about excellence in teaching and how Dartmouth students benefit from their expertise and passion in and out of the classroom.
Location: Grand Ballroom, Hanover Inn
Audience: Families/Supporters

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Scholars Who Teach: Academic & Social Success

Think about your student and their education in a new way as Associate Professor of Sociology Janice McCabe presents on her research exploring how undergraduate students' friendships help and hinder their academic and social success during and after college.
Location: Hayward Room, Hanover Inn
Audience: Families/Supporters

11:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.
Campus Tour
New to Hanover? Explore campus with a student tour guide who will share their Dartmouth stories.
Location: Front Steps of McNutt Hall
Audience: Families/Supporters

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. (1953 Commons is open for lunch from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.)
Lunch on Campus
Admitted students—connect with your host or join other '28s for lunch in our main dining hall using the meal card in your nametag. Don't forget to try the famous cookies!
Location: Class of 1953 Commons
Audience: Admitted '28s only

12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch on Your Own

Explore local options in Hanover. You will find a map of suggested restaurants and coupons for some local businesses in your welcome packet.
Location: Various local restaurants
Audience: Families/Supporters

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
First-Generation Student Lunch & Panel
Being the first in your family to go to college is something to celebrate! Come join us for lunch and to hear from current first-generation Dartmouth students and members of the First-Generation Office staff who will support you through your journey at the College. Dartmouth '28s who are the first in their families to go to college and their family members are welcome to join us for a lunch and panel discussion.
Location: The Cube
Audience: Admitted '28s and Families/Supporters

1:00 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Campus Tour
New to Hanover? Explore campus with a student tour guide who will share their Dartmouth stories.
Location: Front Steps of McNutt Hall
Audience: Families/Supporters

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Academics Open Houses (drop-in)
Join our faculty to learn about the breadth of academic opportunities at Dartmouth. We encourage you to explore multiple programs and visit as many centers as possible.
Location: Various, see list below
Audience: Admitted '28s and Families/Supporters

1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Student Accessibility Services Drop-In Hours

Speak with a Student Accessibility Services (SAS) staff member if you have questions regarding Dartmouth's accessibility services or how the SAS team can best support you during your time at Dartmouth.
Carson Hall, Suite 125
Audience: Admitted '28s and Families/Supporters

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
Campus Tour
New to Hanover? Explore campus with a student tour guide who will share their Dartmouth stories.
Location: Front Steps of McNutt Hall
Audience: Families/Supporters

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Student Life Open House
Did you know that Dartmouth students are involved in over 350 different clubs and organizations? Come meet current students and Student Life staff to learn more about student organizations and support services that may interest you! View All Participating Clubs And Organizations
Location: 1st Floor Berry, Baker-Berry Library
Audience: Admitted '28s and Families/Supporters

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Distinctly Dartmouth

Have you ever wondered what makes Dartmouth… Dartmouth? Join one of these sessions that highlight programs unique to Dartmouth.
Audience: Families/Supporters

  • Dartmouth Dialogue
    The newly launched Dialogue Project provides training in the development of essential collaborative dialogue skills—fostering a community that cultivates the respectful and open exchange of ideas. Kristi Clemens, co-director of the Dialogue Project will provide an overview, actions taken to date, and preview what '28s can expect when they arrive in the fall! We're excited to share information on this exciting new project.
    Location: Carson Hall, L01
  • The Rassias Method for Language Learning
    Dartmouth - home to The Rassias Center - is a leader in rapid-paced, theatrical, highly creative, imaginative language instruction. Join Helene Rassias-Miles, director of the Rassias Center at Dartmouth, to experience the method first-hand (no language skills required!).
    Location: Carson Hall, L02

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Reception for Family Members and Supporters
Dean Lee Coffin invites family members and supporters 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: The Arthur L. Irving Institute for Energy & Society, 33 Tuck Mall
Audience: Families/Supporters

5:00 p.m. - 8:45 p.m.
Student-Sponsored Campus Events

Explore student-sponsored events across campus, including arts programs, faith and cultural group gatherings, and student organization meetings or special programs.
See All Events and Locations
Audience: Admitted '28s only

5:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Dinner and Explore On Your Own

Enjoy dinner with your host student on campus, relax, or explore downtown Hanover. Check your welcome packet for coupons and your meal card!
Location: Class of 1953 Commons or various local restaurants
Audience: Admitted '28s only

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Native/Indigenous Community Welcome Dinner

Join faculty, staff and current students to learn more about the Native/Indigenous community on campus and its many resources.
Location: The Onion (House Center A), 12 Crosby Street
Audience: Native & Indigenous Admitted '28s, their Families/Supporters, and others interested in the Native & Indigenous community at Dartmouth

After Dark Tours for '28s
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: Front Lawn of McNutt Hall
Audience: Admitted '28s only

Experience Dartmouth - nametag required for admission
A fun, interactive introduction to the many facets of Dartmouth life.
Location: Common Ground, Collis Student Center
Audience: Admitted '28s only 

College-sponsored events: Check out what's happening at Dartmouth in April on the College's Calendar of Events.


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 call the Admissions Office at (800) 860-1294 or (603) 646-2875 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.