CLASS OF 2021 ORIENTATION SCHEDULE - DEPAUW UNIVERSITY
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CLASS OF 2021 ORIENTATION SCHEDULE General assistance is available in the atrium of the Lilly Physical Education and Recreation Center on Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. During the day on Monday and Tuesday, students can visit the Office of Student Academic Life in room 210 of the Memorial Student Union Building for any questions or concerns. Lost and found items may be turned in or recovered at DePauw Public Safety, located in the lower level of 101 E. Seminary Street. What to do when you arrive: University offices Orientation Meal Information » First Station: Residence hall check-in – University offices are regularly open from Student meal plans are activated at dinner Go directly to your residence hall and 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. on Friday, Aug. 18. The cost of the catered park your vehicle. While volunteers help dinner on Sunday, Aug. 20 will be deducted unload your car, proceed to Humbert Hall The ID OneCard Office will also be open from your meal plan. to check in. from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19. • Get your room key and student ID. Hoover Dining Hall will be open at the DePauw’s Office of Public Safety, located in following times during orientation (Friday, • Complete housing check-in. the lower level of 101 E. Seminary Street, is Aug. 18 – Tuesday, Aug. 22). • Pick up a schedule for the day and staffed 24 hours a day. Breakfast..................................... 7-10 a.m. check your advising meeting location. Lunch............................... 11 a.m.-2 p.m. * The Student Post Office, located in the Dinner.......................................... 5-8 p.m. » Second Station: Your room lower level of the Memorial Student Union * Note that lunch on Friday, Aug. 18 will be • Meet your roommate(s) and your First- Building, will be open: from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Year Resident Assistant (FYRA). Friday, Aug. 18: 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Student Union Convenience Store is Saturday, Aug. 19: 8 a.m. - noon » Third Station: Information tables – Lilly located in the Memorial Student Union Physical Education and Recreational Monday, Aug. 21 - Friday, Aug. 25: Building. It provides an array of convenience Center, atrium 8 a.m. - 6 p.m. items, including sandwiches, salads, fresh (Opens at 9 a.m. and closes at 1 p.m.) Monday, Aug. 28 - Friday, Sept. 1: fruit, ice cream and toiletries. The C-Store • Visit the information tables and talk 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. will open on Wednesday, with a variety of campus offices. Starting Monday, Sept. 4, the Student Post Aug. 23. It is open Monday-Friday from Office will be open during normal business 8 a.m.-9 p.m. and weekends 3 p.m.-9 p.m. • Learn about services offered by DePauw hours, which are Monday-Friday, 1 - 4:30 p.m. Health and PNC Bank. • Pick up your parking permit or register your vehicle (bring vehicle registration Important Phone Numbers: and Student ID if you have not Emergencies............................................. 911 registered online). After information Public Safety............................ 765-658-5555 tables close, permits are available at the Campus Living and Community Office of Public Safety, located in the Development....................... 765-658-4500 lower level of 101 E. Seminary Street. Registrar’s Office..................... 765-658-4141 Student Academic Life (general questions)............... 765-658-4270 Wellness Center Health Services.................... 765-658-4555 Counseling Services............. 765-658-4268
FRIDAY, AUGUST 18 2:30 p.m. Class of 2021 Welcome Convocation SATURDAY, AUGUST 19 8 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 9 - 10 a.m. Green Center for the Performing Arts, Move in The Value of the Liberal Arts and the Kresge Auditorium Humbert Hall (check in location) DePauw Education The opening convocation for students and Check in and move into your residence hall. Green Center for Performing Arts, families will feature a procession followed by Kresge Auditorium welcoming remarks and a formal address by 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. Anne Harris, vice president for academic DePauw University President Mark McCoy. Information Tables affairs and professor of art history, will share After the end of convocation, parents should Lilly Physical Education and Recreation thoughts with you about how to combine your remain seated in the auditorium. Students will Center, atrium coursework with your passion and ambition. process out of Kresge Auditorium following the Visit the information tables as time allows. She will explain the reasoning behind the faculty and will proceed to the meeting with general education requirements you will be faculty advisors. 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. taking in your first two years of college, as well Spanish Placement Exams as what it means to have a major in a liberal arts 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. Julian Science & Mathematics Center, rooms college. Student meeting with faculty advisors 108 & 109 Classrooms (check your portal in e-Services) Any student who participated in an early arrival 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. Meet your faculty advisor, student mentor program or pre-season athletic practices and Your four-year plan and graduation and first-year seminar classmates. Your faculty took Spanish in high school should take the requirements (for CLA students) advisor and student mentor will share with you Spanish placement exam during this time. Advisors will lead group advising sessions information about orientation. Students who arrive today may do so if time covering College of Liberal Arts graduation allows. Placement exams will be administered requirements. Students with interest in 3:30 - 4:15 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19 for students not able to the sciences or health professions will have Parent Orientation take the Spanish exam at this time and for all specialized sessions presented by faculty and Green Center for the Performing Arts, other languages. (See Saturday, Aug. 19 for staff connected to those programs. Other Kresge Auditorium more information on placement exams.) students will attend a session with your mentor Parents are invited to join DePauw staff to group; your mentor will guide you to the learn more about academic and student life at 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. meeting room. DePauw. There will be an opportunity to ask Community lunch • Science Advising: Julian Science & questions. Hoover Hall, main dining room Mathematics Center, room 159 Join the DePauw Community for lunch. Use • Health Professions/Pre-med: Julian Science 4:15 - 5:30 p.m. the tickets you received at check in to enjoy a & Mathematics Center, room 147 Family goodbyes free lunch. You may use this time to say goodbye to your 10:15 - 11:30 a.m. Students who arrived prior to today: You family before dinner. Theory Placement Exam (for School of Music received your lunch tickets when you checked in Students) and moved into your residence hall. If you need 5:30 - 8 p.m. Green Center for the Performing Arts, additional tickets, please visit the information Mentor group dinner and team building room 1021 tables from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. in the atrium of activities All incoming music students will take a test the Lilly Physical Education and Recreation Hoover Hall, main dining room of theory and dictation skills to determine Center. Your mentor and students in your mentor group placement in Theory I and Musicianship I, or will be the first students you come to rely on Theory II and Musicianship II. Students were 1:45 p.m. in your time at DePauw. After having dinner provided a sample test at the beginning of the Convocation seating begins together, your mentor will lead you through summer and a list of suggested preparation Green Center for the Performing Arts, a series of team building activities that will materials. For more information, contact Kresge Auditorium help you get to know each other and begin Professor Scott C. Spiegelberg at Families should proceed to the Green Center developing a bond that will be important to email@example.com. for the Performing Arts, Kresge Auditorium your success in your first year at DePauw. Make for convocation seating. Overflow seating for sure to have your Student ID as you will need 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. families will be in Moore Theatre. to use a meal swipe for dinner. You will also Mentor group lunch need your Student ID to enter your residence Hoover Hall, main dining room 2 p.m. hall. Convocation procession gathering 1 - 2:30 p.m. Ubben Quadrangle 8:30 p.m. School of Music Advising Session Students should report to the Ubben Building community Green Center for the Performing Arts, Quadrangle, located across the street from the Your residence hall floor room 1115 Memorial Student Union Building, to line up Meet your First-Year Resident Assistant(s) and School of Music students will receive for the convocation procession. In case of rain, fellow community members and learn about information about their fall course schedule, meet in the north hallway of the Green Center expectations we have for how we live in our degree programs in the School of Music, for the Performing Arts. communities. ensemble auditions, concert attendance, lockers for music instruments, opportunities 10 p.m. for students, staff accompanists and Extended Residence hall socials Studies opportunities. At 2 p.m., information Spend time getting to know other students specific to music education majors will be from your residence hall. shared.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 19, 2:30 p.m. Placement tests and consultations 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Lunch continued Students seeking placement in advanced Hoover Hall, main dining room 1 - 4 p.m. levels of Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Russian General questions or computer science should attend the 1 - 3 p.m. Julian Science & Mathematics Center, atrium placement tests and consultations during this Preventing Harm: Your role in the DePauw Advisors will be available to answer questions time at the locations noted below. Community about graduation requirements. • Chinese, Harrison Hall, room 101 You will be faced with choices to help keep • Italian, Harrison Hall, room 104 yourselves and your peers safe, and this session 1 - 4 p.m. • Japanese, Harrison Hall, room 212 is designed to provide the opportunity to learn Placement tests • Russian, Harrison Hall, room 223 more about the potential impacts of high-risk Students who have taken French, German, • Computer Science, Julian Science & alcohol use as well as sexual assault, consent and Spanish or Latin in high school are required to Mathematics Center, room 260 Title IX. You will learn about ways to protect take a placement exam in that language. Times yourselves and your peers from harm and hear and testing locations are listed below. If you 3 - 4 p.m. about opportunities to engage with prevention plan to take the Calculus or Latin placement Fellows programs meetings programs on campus. Your mentor will tell exam, you must bring your laptop computer. • Environmental Fellows – Julian Science and you where to meet. Students must bring their • French, German and Spanish sessions Mathematics Center, room 203 laptops to this session. In season Student-Athletes 1 p.m. • Media Fellows – Pulliam Center for Students whose last name begins with: Contemporary Media, Watson Forum 4:30 p.m. A - I 1:45 p.m. J - R 2:30 p.m. • Rector Scholars – Julian Science & GOLD Alumni Speaker Series S - Z *3:15 p.m. Mathematics Center, room 147 Green Center for the Performing Arts, *If you need to attend a fellows’ program Kresge Auditorium meeting at 3 p.m., you can attend an earlier 4 - 5 p.m. While at DePauw, Nicole Burts ’13 majored in session. Honor Scholars meeting anthropology and minored in Black studies and • French and German Placement Exam Sessions Harrison Hall, Room 301 women and gender studies and served as a first- Julian Science & Mathematics Center, year mentor, student ambassador for the Office of room 278 5:30 - 7 p.m. Admission, volunteer at Gobin Memorial United • Spanish Placement Exam Sessions Mentor Group Dinner Methodist Church, member of the Association Julian Science & Mathematics Center, Hoover Hall, main dining room of African-American Students and Presidential rooms 108, 109 and 111 Check in with your mentor group and continue Ambassador. In May, Nicole graduated from • Latin Placement Exam developing your team bond. Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School Julian Science & Mathematics Center, of Law. While in law school, Nicole served as room 374 7 - 9 p.m. an executive board member of the Indianapolis Students whose last name begins with: Dialogue Matters Bar Association Law Student Division and was A - M 1 -2:30 p.m. N - Z 2:30-4 p.m. Begin developing an appreciation for the rich an active member in the Black Law Students • Calculus Placement Exam diversity of our community and start developing Association. She was a student ambassador for Julian Science & Mathematics Center, skills that will enable you to actively contribute the Office of Admission and active in the school’s room 368 to developing an inclusive DePauw community. pro bono program, earning the Norman Lefstein Students whose last name begins with: Your mentor will tell you where to meet. Award of Excellence for her commitment to A - M 2:30-4 p.m. N - Z 1-2:30 p.m. service. Nicole is a 2014 Indiana Conference for 9 p.m. - midnight Legal Education (ICLEO) Fellow through the Specialized advising sessions Class of 2021 Social Indiana Supreme Court. Students with additional questions about Memorial Student Union Building, courses recommended for the sciences, health Stewart Plaza and Bowman Park 5:30 p.m. professions/pre-med, pre-law or pre-engineering Come enjoy various social events, activities GOLD Dinners should attend one of the following sessions: and a live performance and connect with your Following the alumni keynote, each mentor classmates. Sponsored by Campus Life. group will spend time during dinner with one 1:15-2 p.m. of DePauw’s Graduates of the Last Decade • Pre-law, Julian Science & Mathematics (GOLD). This is an opportunity for you to Center, room 157 • Science Advising, Julian Science & SUNDAY, AUGUST 20 get advice on how to maximize your DePauw Morning experience and connect with a member of the Mathematics Center, room 159 Use the morning to take care of yourself. DePauw alumni family. Your mentor will take • Health Professions/Pre-med, Julian Science This time is for you to rest and rejuvenate in you to your group location. & Mathematics Center, room 147 whatever way speaks to you. Attend a religious • Pre-engineering, Julian Science & service in Greencastle or on campus. Take 10 pm. Mathematics Center, room 203 a walk at the Nature Park. Visit the Welch Class of 2021 Movie Night 2:15-3 p.m. Fitness Center. Socialize and continue to get to Location: South Quad, The Dells • Pre-law, Julian Science & Mathematics know your classmates. (Rain location: Memorial Student Union Center, room 157 Building, Campus Life Living Room) • Science Advising, Julian Science & Local houses of worship and campus Enjoy a movie night in the Dells with your Mathematics Center, room 159 organizations hosting students for spiritual residential communities, First-Year Resident • Health Professions/Pre-med, Julian Science gatherings and brunch this morning are Assistants and Campus Life. Have snacks and & Mathematics Center, room 147 listed on the Center for Spiritual Life website enter for a chance to win DePauw prizes. • Pre-engineering, Julian Science & at www.depauw.edu/studentacademiclife/ Sponsored by: Campus Life and Campus Mathematics Center, room 203 hartman/spiritual-life. Living & Community Development.
MONDAY, AUGUST 21 8 - 9 a.m. SCHOOL OF MUSIC AUDITIONS AND Group Advising Session PLACEMENT – MONDAY, AUG. 21 Meet with your faculty advisor to receive instructions on how to add classes or adjust 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. your schedule. Meet in the same location as your Friday afternoon meeting with your faculty School of Music Ensemble Auditions advisor. Ensembles are open to all students by audition. Students in the School of Music must participate on their primary instrument (voice, horn, flute, etc.) in at least one major 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. ensemble (band, orchestra, jazz ensemble, chamber singers, chorus). For students in Student loan counseling the College of Liberal Arts, participation in ensembles may be applied toward arts and Emison Building and Museum, second floor humanities area requirements. Audition requirements will be posted on the School Student loan representatives will be available in of Music website, www.depaw.edu/music/ensembles, during the summer. Please the Office of Financial Aid to answer questions review these prior to arriving on campus. Audition sign-up sheets (with individual about financial aid and to assist students who appointment times) will be posted outside the following offices: need to complete their Stafford or Perkins loan • University Band/Wind Ensemble – Green Center for the Performing Arts, room paperwork. 1116 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. • University Orchestra – Green Center for the Performing Arts, room 1117 Individual Advising Meetings • Jazz Ensemble – Green Center for the Performing Arts, room 1118 Meet individually with your faculty advisor to • Chamber Singers and University Chorus – Green Center for the Performing Arts, discuss academic goals and plans for the first room 0112 semester and beyond. Noon - 2 p.m. 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Voice Auditions for Interested College of Liberal Arts Students Science assessment Students who have had no previous instruction in voice should register for MUS 905, Julian Mathematics & Science Center, Beginning Class Voice I. Students in the College of Liberal Arts who have studied voice room 147 privately in high school and wish to take individual lessons should be prepared to perform All first-year students are expected to take a one song that best displays their vocal accomplishments. An accompanist will be provided. science assessment that you will also complete in your senior year. Please bring your laptop to For more information, contact Kerry Jennings at firstname.lastname@example.org. There will be this session. an audition sign-up sheet (with individual appointment times) posted outside room 0113 • 9 - 10 a.m. of the Green Center for the Performing Arts. Students whose last name begins with A-F • 10:15 - 11:15 a.m. By appointment Students whose last name begins with G-N Piano Auditions for School of Music and Interested College of Liberal Arts • 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Students Students whose last name begins with O-Z School of Music students: Professor Amanda Hopson will contact you via email during (If your individual advising appointment the summer to assess your piano background and place you in the appropriate class. or School of Music audition occurs during Advanced students can request to take the piano proficiency exam upon arrival to your scheduled survey time, please attend campus. Interested students can contact Professor Hopson at email@example.com for another science assessment session.) more information. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Student Employment Introductory Advising College of Liberal Arts students: Beginning students should register for MUS 901 Memorial Student Union Building, room 230 (Beginning Class Piano I) in the sections designated for CLA students. Students with Representatives will be available to assist previous experience who wish to continue piano instruction as part of their college students with completing tax withholding forms program should contact Professor Hopson firstname.lastname@example.org for placement in and the federal I-9 form. Original documents private lessons. must be presented to complete and validate the I-9 form. Copies, faxes and electronic images By appointment are not acceptable. Examples include, but are Individual Sight-singing Placement for School of Music Students not limited to, one picture ID (Student ID All incoming music students will sign up for individual appointments to demonstrate or driver’s license) and one non-picture ID (social security card or birth certificate). A valid their ability to match pitch, sing in key and maintain steady meter and tempo. This passport is also acceptable. information, along with results of the theory placement tests, will determine placement in musicianship classes. A sign-up sheet will be available on the door of room 1106 Interviews and hiring will begin on Tuesday, in the Green Center for the Performing Arts. For more information, contact Scott August 22 and will continue throughout Spiegelberg at email@example.com. the semester. Assistance will be available for employment opportunities and instructions for the online time card.
MONDAY, AUGUST 21, 10 a.m. - noon Community Plunge Evening Safety at DePauw – presented by the Public continued Green Center for the Performing Arts, Safety Office 1 - 4 p.m. Kresge Auditorium Green Center for the Performing Arts, General course request and graduation Community Plunge will give you the Thompson Recital Hall requirements questions opportunity to discover and engage with Learn more about the programs in place to help Roy O. West Library, front room community development and service efforts keep you safe, how to respond in emergencies If you have questions about course requests or of over 40 Greencastle and Putnam County that can happen on campus, enforcement of graduation requirements, feel welcome to come organizations. Students will learn what it means Indiana Law and DePauw Student Code of talk with staff from the Registrar’s Office. to be an engaged member of our community Conduct and who to call for help. through a variety of hands-on projects that • 7 - 7:30 p.m. Free time in the afternoon focus on education, environmental issues, Bishop Roberts Hall Please use free time in the afternoon to arts and architecture, sports and recreation, • 7:40 - 8:10 p.m. purchase your textbooks and begin preparing government and law, and social services. College Street Hall and Hogate Hall for the first day of classes. • 8:20 - 8:50 p.m. Free time in the afternoon Humbert Hall 4 p.m. Please use free time in the afternoon to • 9 - 9:30 p.m. School of Music Library Session purchase your textbooks and begin preparing Longden Hall and in-season Student- Green Center for the Performing Arts, for the first day of classes. Athletes who could not attend a previous Music Library session due to practice or athletic contest. Students in the School of Music with the last 3:45 p.m. name beginning with the letters A-M should DePauw University Opening Convocation attend this session. Lilly Center, Neal Fieldhouse FRIDAY, AUGUST 25 Join the DePauw Community to celebrate the 6 - 8:30 p.m. 4:30 p.m. start of the academic year. Student Organization Showcase and School of Music Library Session Community Service Fair Green Center for the Performing Arts, 5 p.m. Stewart Plaza and Memorial Student Union Music Library DePauw Community Picnic Building, Campus Living Room Students in the School of Music with the last Meet upperclass students, faculty and staff. Join your mentor group to explore all of the name beginning with the letters N-Z should student organizations and community service attend this session. 7:30 p.m. opportunities that DePauw has to offer so that Student-Athlete Orientation you can get involved on campus right away. 5:30 p.m. Memorial Student Union Building, ballroom Collect giveaways while you tour numerous School of Music Dinner Faculty Athletics Representatives and members booths. Some student organizations will be Music on the Square (Downtown Greencastle) of the Student-Athlete Advisory Committee performing throughout the showcase in the School of Music faculty and staff look forward will discuss balancing the responsibility of Campus Living Room, so this is an event you to welcoming and getting acquainted with being a student and a member of a varsity don’t want to miss! Sponsored by DePauw incoming music students. intercollegiate athletics team. Anyone Student Government, Campus Life, DePauw participating on a varsity intercollegiate Community Service and the Bonner Scholar 7 - 8 p.m. athletics team must attend this session. Program. Taking ownership for one’s learning Your mentor will talk with you about the differences between high school and college WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 23 SATURDAY, AUG. 26 level academics and how to embrace a growth Morning 5 - 8 p.m. mindset. You will also begin setting goals for Classes commence. Prindlepalooza your personalized four year plan. Your mentor The Janet Prindle Institute for Ethics will take you to your location. 11:30 a.m. Come explore The Janet Prindle Institute for Intercultural Cookout Ethics and The Bartlett Reflection Center 10 p.m. Ubben Quad and all that they have to offer students. Enjoy Glo Greek (Rain location: Memorial Student Union a relaxing evening at the Nature Park. For a Memorial Student Union Building, Building, Ballroom) detailed list of activities, visit the website at Stewart Plaza and Bowman Park This event provides a great opportunity to meet www.depauw.edu/academics/centers/prindle/ Get to know members of the fraternity and current students, faculty and staff and to find programs/prindlepalooza. Shuttles will leave sorority community through various events. out more information about cultural programs, from Memorial Student Union Building each Sponsored by Campus Living & Community activism and other campus inclusion resources half hour from 5-7 p.m. Development and Fraternity & Sorority Councils. and activities. Come have lunch and make some great connections. TUESDAY, AUGUST 22 8:30 - 9:45 a.m. Common read discussions Green Center for the Performing Arts Meet in small groups with faculty and staff leaders to discuss the summer readings related to the locavore movement. Your mentor will tell you where to meet.
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