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Orientation Calendar

This calendar lists the events that take place throughout Orientation. To make them easier to manage, filter events using the categories below. We recommend looking through the full calendar before filtering events to make sure you see all events.

You can also create a personal calendar using the “My Schedule” feature. Select events to appear on “My Schedule” by clicking an event’s title and then “Add Event.” Before you finalize your personalized schedule, please note that events will continue to be added to the calendar through Tuesday, August 30.

Saturday, September 3

[Core Event] Dormitory Check-In
8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Lunch for the Class of 2020 and Families
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Families Welcome
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
[Core Event] Students Meet Their Residential College Advisers (RCAs)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Families Welcome Reception
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Families Say Goodbye!
4:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Family Orientation to University Health Services
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
[Core Event] Class of 2020 Opening Meeting
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
[Core Event] Class of 2020 Welcome Dinner
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
[Core Event] RCA Meeting with Advisee Groups
8:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Class of 2020 Ice Cream Social
10:00 pm to 12:00 am

Sunday, September 4

Continental Breakfast
8:30 am to 9:30 am
[Core Event] College Welcome Meeting
9:45 am to 10:30 am
[Core Event] Caring for Yourself and Others: How to Thrive at Princeton
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Lunch in the Residential Colleges
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
[Core Event] Reflections on Diversity
1:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Dinner in the Residential Colleges
5:00 pm
[Core Event] Check-in for Small-Group Experiences
6:30 pm

Monday, September 5

[Core Event] Small-Group Experiences Begin
10:00 am

Friday, September 9

[Core Event] Small-Group Experiences Conclude
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Dinner in the Residential Colleges
5:00 pm to 7:30 pm
[Core Event] Outdoor Action and Community Action Debrief
8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday, September 10

Organizational Meeting for Student Workers in the Department of Dining Services
9:15 am to 10:00 am
Brunch with RCAs and Zee Groups
10:00 am to 12:45 pm
[Core Event] SHARE: The Way You Move (Forbes, Mathey, and Wilson College)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
[Core Event] Academic Integrity, Academic Success (Butler, Rockefeller, and Whitman College)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
[Core Event] Academic Integrity, Academic Success (Forbes, Mathey, and Wilson College)
3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
[Core Event] SHARE: The Way You Move (Butler, Rockefeller, and Whitman College)
3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
Dinner hosted by College Councils and Student Leaders
5:45 pm to 7:30 pm
[Core Event] Aspects of Campus Life
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Final Summer Bash
9:30 pm to 12:00 am

Sunday, September 11

Athletic Physicals
7:30 am to 2:00 pm
Brunch in the Residential Colleges
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Political Activities Fair
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Ecumenical Worship Service
11:00 am
9/11 Memorial Gathering of Remembrance
12:00 pm
Foreign Language Placement Tests: Hebrew, Latin, Russian ONLY
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Class of 2020 Scavenger Hunt
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
[Core Event] Opening Exercises: A University Convocation
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
[Core Event] Pre-rade
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Step Sing
5:30 pm
[Core Event] Class of 2020 Pre-read Assembly
7:00 pm
Tiger's Roar
10:30 pm to 12:00 am

Monday, September 12

Eid al-Adha Prayers and Brunch
8:00 am to 10:30 am
First-Year Student-Athlete Orientation
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Lewis Center for the Arts Open House
9:00 am to 10:30 am
Make-Up Meeting: Maintaining Your F-1/J-1 Immigration Status | Applying for a SSN (for Intl Students)
9:00 am to 10:00 am
Athletic Physicals
10:00 am to 2:30 pm
Academic Expo
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Princeton University Ballet Open House
11:00 am to 2:00 pm
Women in Science, Math, and Engineering
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
Humanistic Studies Open House
12:45 pm to 1:30 pm
Pro-Life Pro-Family Open House
1:00 pm
Prayer for the Year
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
Learning Foreign Languages at Princeton
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Princeton Atelier Fall Dance and Film Course Demonstration
1:30 pm to 2:15 pm
[Core Event] Residential College Academic Meeting
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
[Core Event] Meeting for B.S.E. Students
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
[Core Event] A.B. Students College Advising Period
4:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Princeton Debate Panel Open House
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Tiger Night
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Advising Study Breaks
10:30 pm to 11:30 pm
“Dive-in” Movie Night
11:30 pm to 1:00 am

Tuesday, September 13

[Core Event] First-Year Student Advising & Course Selection
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Making the Most of the First Week of Classes
9:00 am to 11:00 am
Digital Learning Lab Open House
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Student Dance Companies Open House
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Historical Campus Tours
11:15 am
Office of Religious Life BBQ and Open House
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Student Dance Companies Open House
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Princeton University Ballet Auditions
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Historical Campus Tours
1:00 pm
University Library Open House
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Glee Club Open House
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Manna Christian Fellowship: Freshman Ice Cream Social
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Office of Disability Services Open House
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Carl A. Fields Center Open House
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Physics Placement Test
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Princeton Debate Panel Demo Debate
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Historical Campus Tours
3:30 pm
Crumpets in the Crypt: Chapel Choir Reception
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Chemistry Placement Test
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Meet the Nassau Weekly
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Reflections on Service: Democratic Engagement & Civic Values
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Chabad Open House Sushi Bar
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
eXpressions dance company auditions
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Princeton University Band Open Rehearsal
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Clash of the Colleges
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Glow Party
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Acaprez Arch Sing #1
10:00 pm to 12:00 am
Pride Alliance Ice Cream Social
10:30 pm to 12:00 am
Katzenjammers Arch Sing
10:45 pm to 11:00 pm
Caja Loca
11:00 pm to 1:00 am
Wildcats Frosh Week Arch Sing
11:30 pm

Wednesday, September 14

IM League Sports Registration
12:00 am to 12:00 pm
Classes Begin
8:00 am
1st Daily Prayer Meeting
12:00 pm to 12:15 pm
Athletic Physicals
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Murray Dodge Cafe
3:00 pm
Welcome to Your Art Museum
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Women's Center 45th Anniversary Welcome Reception
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Introduction to Study Abroad
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
McCarter Theatre Tour
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Princeton South Asian Theatrics Open House
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
ASL Table
5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Chapel Student Fellowship
6:00 pm
Whig-Clio Ice Cream Social
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
BAC: Dance Auditions
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Princeton Faith and Action Open House
7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Campus Rec Expo
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Root Beer Floats
10:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Thursday, September 15

Nassau Street Sampler
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
diSiac Dance Company Fall Auditions
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Bhangra Workshop
7:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Fuzzy Dice Frosh Week Shows!
8:30 pm
Quipfire! Frosh Week Shows
10:00 pm to 11:15 pm
Acaprez Arch Sing #2
10:00 pm to 12:00 am
Three Floors of Fun
10:00 pm to 1:00 am
Katzenjammers Arch Sing #2
11:30 pm to 11:45 pm
Wildcats Frosh Week Arch Sing
11:30 pm

Friday, September 16

CST StudioLab Open House
11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Activities Fair
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Jummah (Friday Prayer) with the Princeton Muslim Community
1:15 pm to 3:00 pm
Career Services Open House
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Princeton South Asian Theatrics Auditions
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Health Professions Advising Open House
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Business Today Open House
3:30 pm to 5:30 pm
PFA Frosh Dinner
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
PSC Presents: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Princeton Hidden Minority Council Open House
7:00 pm
Friday Night Fellowship
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Triangle Frosh Week Show: Are You Feeling '20 Too?
7:30 pm to 11:00 pm
DoroTryouts
8:00 pm
PFA Encounter
8:00 pm
Princeton Tora Taiko Open House
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Chai and Chaat
8:00 pm
PWiCS Ice-Cream Social
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Fuzzy Dice Frosh Week Shows!
9:00 pm
Raqs: Princeton Belly Dance Company Open House
9:00 pm
Katzenjammers Open House
10:00 pm to 12:00 am
Old NasSoul Orientation Arch Sing
10:30 pm to 11:00 pm

Saturday, September 17

Quipfire! Frosh Week Shows
12:00 am to 1:15 am
Princeton Garden Project Workday
10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Ganesh Puja
11:00 am
Model UN Conferences at Princeton
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
ASL Welcome Picnic
1:00 pm
Innovation Open House
1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
Mock Trial Demonstration
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Bhangra Auditions
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Princeton Pianists Ensemble Open House
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Princeton Pianists Ensemble Open House
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Karaoke Jam Session with Princeton University Gospel Ensemble
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Princeton Progressive Open House
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Dancing To Christ's Beat Open House
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Mas Flow Dance Company Workshop
4:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Dumpling Social
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
PFA Cookout
4:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Rock Ensemble Open House (PURE)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Manna Christian Fellowship: Large Group Worship Service
7:30 pm to 9:15 pm
Manna Christian Fellowship: Freshman Welcome Large Group
7:30 pm to 9:15 pm
The Princeton Tiger Open House
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
PSC Presents: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm
College Republicans Open House
8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
La Vie en Cello Arch-Play
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
WPRB Open House Concert - Bad History Month // Fond Han // The Mizries
8:30 pm to 2:00 am
Class of 2020 Skate Night
8:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Old NasSoul Open House
9:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Shere Khan A Cappella Open House
9:00 pm to 11:30 pm
Kindred Spirit Open House
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
The Princeton Tigerlilies Open House
9:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Princeton Nassoons Open House
9:30 pm to 12:00 am
Roaring 20 Fall Open House
9:30 pm to 11:30 pm
Quipfire! Frosh Week Shows
10:00 pm to 11:15 pm
Tigertones Open House
10:00 pm to 12:00 am
Songline Slam Poetry -- Arch Slam!
11:00 pm to 11:45 pm
Wildcats Open House
11:30 pm

Sunday, September 18

Class of 2020 Lawnparties Brunch
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
The Hallelujah Church at Princeton
1:30 pm
MMA Consortium Open House
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Percussion Ensemble New Member Rehearsal
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Monday, September 19

Whig-Clio Outdoor Senate Debate
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
BlackTogether 2016
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Princeton Presbys Fall Kickoff
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Triangle Club Auditions for Orchestra and Cast
6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Queer and Trans Students of Color Mixer
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Tuesday, September 20

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