Collis Pre-O Schedule

Between your return from DOC First-Year trips and the start of New Student Orientation on September 5th, the Orientation Team hosts a wide variety of programs and events to keep incoming you engaged & help you continue to make connections at Dartmouth.

If you are on campus between Aug. 31-Sept. 4 as part of International Student Pre-Orientation, FYSEP Pre-Orientation, or Native American Pre-Orientation, please prioritize attendance at those important programs.

PLEASE CONTACT [email protected] if you require additional accommodations to participate in any of these programs.

Meet the O-Team HERE.

Saturday, Sept. 1

1:00PM  TECHNOLOGY SET UP - TRIP E

Kemeny 6, 7 & 8

  • Don’t miss this session and forever wonder why your computer won’t connect to the eduroam network!

3:00PM  WHAT DONUT YOU KNOW?

Collis Center Atrium

  • Join the O-Team for free donuts and some conversation and insights into life at Dartmouth.

4:300PM DINING HACKS & FACTS

Collis Center - One Wheelock

  • We'll take you through some easy, dorm-ready snacks, and share how to make the most of your meal plan.

6:00PM  DINNER WITH O-TEAM  @ ‘53 COMMONS

  • We’ll be hanging out in FoCo if you want to come meet us for dinner. Sit next to someone in an O-Team shirt - we can’t wait to meet you.

7:30PM  S’MORES @ COLLIS PATIO

8:30PM  GAME NIGHT IN COLLIS

  • Join us in the basement of Collis for the evening to meet new friends and enjoy some games, pool & free snacks.

Sunday, Sept. 2

9:00am  BREAKFAST W/ O-TEAM @ ‘53

10:00AM  TECHNOLOGY SET UP - Trip  F

Kemeny 6, 7 & 8

  • Don’t miss this session and forever wonder why your computer won’t connect to the eduroam network!

1:00PM  TIE DYE & LAWN GAMES

Collis Patio

  • Make your first tye-die at Dartmouth.  Great for entry-level flair.

5:00PM  DINNER WITH O-TEAM  @ ‘53 Commons

  • We’ll be hanging out in FoCo if you want to come meet us for dinner. Sit next to someone in an O-Team shirt - we can’t wait to meet you.

6:00PM  MINI-GOLF & ICE CREAM FIELD TRIP

  • Ice Cream 4 U is an Upper Valley institution. Bus leaves from Collis at 6pm - don’t be late!

9:00PM  COCO & COCOA (& S'MORES)

Collis Patio (rain location: Rockefeller 003)

  • We never get tired of this heartwarming tale of family and tradition!
     

Monday, September 3rd

9:00am  BREAKFAST W/ O-TEAM @ ‘53 COMMONS

10:00AM  TECHNOLOGY SET-UP - TRIPS F & G

Kemeny 6, 7 & 8

  • Don’t miss this session and forever wonder why your computer won’t connect to the eduroam network!

12:00PM  DOING WELL ACADEMICALLY AT DARTMOUTH

Rockefeller 001

  • Learn the specific and effective learning strategies that will allow you to learn course information efficiently and do well on examinations: note taking, reading textbooks, time management, maintaining a balanced schedule, memory techniques, and getting the sleep you need for academic success.

2:30PM  DODGEBALL

Meet @ Collis Patio

3:30PM  DIY DORM ROOM DECORATIONS

Collis Common Ground

  • Ever dreamed about having that one dorm room that everyone on Pinterest wishes they had? Well now you can! Make string art, fabric banners, DIY printed pouches & Dartmouth pillows!

6:00PM  DINNER WITH O-TEAM  @ ‘53 COMMONS

  • We’ll be hanging out in FoCo if you want to come meet us for dinner. Sit next to someone in an O-Team shirt - we can’t wait to meet you.

7:00PM  EVENING WALK AROUND OCCOM POND

Meet in front of '53 Commons

8:00PM  S'MORES @ COLLIS PATIO

9:00PM  TRIVIA NIGHT & DESSERTS in COLLIS CAFE

  • We’ll form teams to test your knowledge of the mundane and absurd. 

Tuesday, Sept. 4th

9:00am  BREAKFAST W/ O-TEAM @ ‘53 COMMONS

10:00AM  TECHNOLOGY SET-UP - TRIP H

Kemeny 6, 7 & 8 

  • Don’t miss this session and forever wonder why your computer won’t connect to the eduroam network!

9:00AM - 4:00PM  PLACEMENT EXAMS - COLLIS 101

12:00PM - 1:30pm  MEET THE FACULTY LUNCH

  • Faculty from many Dartmouth departments join us for a casual lunch upstairs in '53 Commons.

1:30PM HIDDEN GEMS TOUR

Meet on Collis Porch

  • Members of O-Team will guide you through a collection of awesome places and resources we wish we’d known about sooner.

4:30PM  MEET THE DEANS ICE CREAM SOCIAL @ Collis 

6:00PM  DINNER WITH O-TEAM  @ ‘53 Commons

  • We’ll be hanging out in FoCo if you want to come meet us for dinner. Sit next to someone in an O-Team shirt - we can’t wait to meet you.

7:00PM  BREAK THE ICE: FRIENDSY FRENZY

You've met your trippees, now make more friends.  Join us in ONE WHEELOCK for ice pops & some games (WITH PRIZES) designed to help you get to know your classmates better.

8:00PM  S'MORES @ COLLIS PATIO

9:00PM  KARAOKE & GAME NIGHT @ COLLIS

  • Don’t make us carry the show alone. Bring your hall or your trippees and sing us a song.  Not feeling the karaoke vibes? We'll have a variety of fun and games planned throughout Collis as well.