Experience Dartmouth

Experience Dartmouth

Events and opportunities all over campus - and beyond -will allow you to learn more about different aspects of life at Dartmouth. Sponsored by departments and Dartmouth student organizations.

Schedule of Events

Sunday, September 12, 2021

Shopping Shuttles
10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.  |  Meet in front of Rauner Library

Catch a bus running on a loop from the front of Rauner to West Lebanon to get your last-minute shopping in before the beginning of classes!

Experience the Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  |  Magnuson Center, 4 Currier Place, Suite 107 (Street level) 

Drop by to talk with Magnuson Center for Entrepreneurship staff and student entrepreneurs and hear about student programming and entrepreneurial ventures. Discover how entrepreneurs, creatives, designers, and techies network at the Magnuson Center. Learn about the Dartmouth entrepreneurial ecosystem, competitions, funding, and venture formation opportunities.

Coffee and Donuts with the Dartmouth Aires
10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.  |  Gellar Plaza, Collis Center Patio  

Come meet the Dartmouth Aires, Dartmouth's oldest a cappella group, for a super casual coffee and donuts social! Bring questions about a cappella, our group, or Dartmouth - or just come and hang out! We can't wait to meet you all. 

Catholic Sunday Mass
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.  |  2 Occom Ridge, Aquinas House Chapel    

The Catholic student community at Aquinas House will be celebrating Mass on Sunday, September 12th at 11am in their chapel. Find your way there: 2 Occom Ridge, Hanover, NH 03755. Or you can meet upperclassmen to escort you at 10:30am from the following locations near freshmen residential life communities: Brace Commons (East Wheelock); Occom Commons (McLaughlin); Rollins Chapel (Wheeler/Richardson); behind Dartmouth Hall (Fayweathers); the volleyball net (Choates); Outside the river (River).

Collis Student Center Block Party
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  Collis Student Center Patio and Robinson Hall Sidewalk

Come grab lunch with many of the people that make your student center the place to be! There will be food and giveaways.

DCN Standup Show
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  |  ONE Wheelock

Stand-up show to welcome the '25s to campus!!!

Meet the Irving Institute
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  Collis Patio    

The Irving Institute and Dartmouth Energy Alliance student energy club will be set up on the Dartmouth Green with information about how to get involved with energy at Dartmouth.

Hillel Hangout
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  Roth Center for Jewish Life

Come see what Hillel's all about and enjoy ice cream and lawn games.

Improv Comedy Show + Q&A
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  |  Silsby 028

Come see Casual Thursday, Dartmouth's short-form improv comedy group do a quick improv show and ask us about improv at Dartmouth! Maybe event participate in some improv if you so wish! Guaranteed you will laugh or your money back $$$$

Open House for The Dartmouth Newspaper
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.  |  The D's Office, 2nd Floor, Robinson Hall

Swing by the second floor of Robinson Hall to learn more about working at America's oldest college newspaper, The Dartmouth! Whether you're interested in news, sports, arts, opinion, design, data visualization, photography, strategy, advertising or tech development, The Dartmouth presents a unique opportunity for students to work in journalism and make an impact on the community. Come check out the newsroom and meet our current editors!

Fencing Demo!
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  |  Pool View Room, Alumni Gym

This event will demonstrate the three types of Olympic fencing (foil, epee, saber) to students who are interested in the sport. Club members will give brief descriptions of their sport, then demonstrate a 3-minute bout to the audience.

The DartWrite Share!
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.  |  Baker-Berry 183 "RWIT"

Stop by to talk with a senior about the DartWrite portfolio--see samples, share yours, get tips, and grab some good snacks! The portfolio can transform your first year at Dartmouth.

Student Involvement Fair
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  |  Dartmouth Green

Come discover the wide variety of student organizations at Dartmouth!

Safety and Wellness Expo
3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.  |  Dartmouth Green

This is an opportunity to learn about safety and wellness at Dartmouth. Learn about fire safety, CPR, alcohol safety, mental and physical wellness, LiveSafe and much more. Go for a ride in Hanover Fire Department's tower to see the campus from above!
Participating Departments: Safety and Security, Dick's House, Student Wellness Center, Dartmouth EMS, Hanover Fire, Hanover Police, Environmental Health Services, Title IX