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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] SHARE: The Way You Move (Butler, Rockefeller, and Whitman College)
3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
[Core Event] Academic Integrity, Academic Success (Forbes, Mathey, and Wilson 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
Eid al-Adha Prayers and Brunch
8:30 am to 10:30 am
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

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
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
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
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
Historical Campus Tours
1:00 pm
University Library Open House
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Princeton University Ballet Auditions
1:00 pm to 4:00 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
Carl A. Fields Center Open House
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Physics Placement Test
3:00 pm to 6:00 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
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
Clash of the Colleges
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Glow Party
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Caja Loca
11:00 pm to 1:00 am

Wednesday, September 14

IM League Sports Registration
12:00 am to 12:00 pm
Classes Begin
8:00 am
Athletic Physicals
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Welcome to Your Art Museum
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Introduction to Study Abroad
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm
McCarter Theatre Tour
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 15

Nassau Street Sampler
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Three Floors of Fun
10:00 pm to 1:00 am

Friday, September 16

Activities Fair
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Career Services Open House
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Health Professions Advising Open House
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm