8:30 am - 10:30 am - ISPOP22 Check In
If you arrived after 10:00 pm on Monday, August 29, you will need to stop by the Collis Patio check in with OPAL staff to receive your ISPOP22 Resource Packet, DartCard, residence hall room key, and take-home rapid antigen tests. Complete a rapid test before continuing with your day!
9:00 am - Breakfast
Class of 1953 Commons
Find the Mentors and your fellow International '26s if you're in search of breakfast buddies! If you need to retrieve any parcels from the Hinman Mail Center or your new computer from the Computer Store, this is the time.
10:00 am - Being Safe & Secure on Campus
Black Family Visual Arts Center, Loew Auditorium
What if you're locked out of your room? Seen those blue lights on campus and wondered what they're for? How can you prevent a bicycle from riding away on its own? What is a "Good Sam"? Keiselim Montás, Director of the Department of Safety and Security (DoSS), will answer these questions and more.
11:00 am - Mentor Connections No. 1
Welcome to Dartmouth – we're SO excited you're here! This is an opportunity to meet your International Student Mentor and others in your Mentor Group. Check in with your Mentor for a specific meeting location.
12:30 pm - Lunch
Class of 1953 Commons
Explore the lunch options at '53 Commons, meet some international students outside of your mentor group, and chat with another member of the International Student Mentor team! If you need to retrieve any parcels from the Hinman Mail Center or your new computer from the Computer Store, this is the time.
1:30 - 4:30 pm - Travel Signatures with OVIS
Collis Center, Patio
To obtain your travel signature, complete your F-1 check in e-form with OVIS. Bring your original I-20 to the OVIS table on the Collis Center Patio at the scheduled time for your Mentor group:
- Hsu Hay 1:30 pm
- Ivy 1:40 pm
- Jake 1:50 pm
- Jay 2:00 pm
- Jonathan 2:10 pm
- Paulina 2:20 pm
- Preston 2:30 pm
- Selena 2:40 pm
- Shayne 2:50 pm
- Thomas 3:00 pm
- Abdibaset 3:10 pm
- Ahnaf 3:20 pm
- Barbara 3:30 pm
- Claire 3:50 pm
- Constance 4:00 pm
- Federico 4:20 pm
- Garima 4:30 pm
1:30 pm - Campus Drop-Ins & Resource Fair
Various Locations & Collis Center, 101
Interested in learning more about different campus resources? The following offices are hosting drop-ins and tiny tours of their spaces: Academic Skills Center, Health Service, Libraries, Student Wellness Center, and Undergraduate Deans Office. Sign up at http://dartgo.org/ispop22-campus.
Additionally, you can stop by the resource fair – no appointment needed. No longer will you miss WhatsApp messages or be forced to keep cash in your room. There will be representatives from Bank of America, Citizens Bank, New England Wireless (US Cellular), and BeMobile Verizon. The New Hampshire Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) will also have information about obtaining a driver license. Did you buy a computer from the Computer Store and want to get it set up? ITC will also be present to help!
If you need to retrieve any parcels from the Hinman Mail Center or your new computer from the Computer Store, this is also a time to do so before they close at 4:00 pm.
BREAK - Prepare for the Banquet & Talent Show
Time to relax, settle into your room, do some last-minute rehearsing for the Talent Show, perhaps put on a favorite outfit (casual, stylish, or dressy – you decide!). Come as you are, performer or spectator, and regardless of outfit!
5:30 pm - International Student Banquet & Talent Show
Hopkins Center, Alumni Hall
The final dinner of the program is with your fellow '26s and some of the most wonderful friends of International Student Pre-Orientation Program, paired with a cherished memory of all Dartmouth international students: The ISPOP Talent Show. Are you a vocalist? Able to wiggle your ears? Have a bad joke to tell? All are welcomed and encouraged to participate in this showcase of your international student peers! Sign up in advance to perform: http://dartgo.org/26talent
8:00 pm - Outdoor Movie – Minions: Rise of Gru
Collis Center, Patio
Enjoy a free screening of Minions: The Rise of Gru (2022) with your peers and the Mentors – there will be a seat for you, so please join!