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Orientation Calendar

This calendar lists the events that take place throughout the week. 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 Wednesday, September 9.

Tuesday, September 15

Department of Music Open House
3:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Physics Placement Test
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Chemistry Placement Test
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Wednesday, September 16

Welcome to Your Art Museum
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
McCarter Theatre Tour
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm

Thursday, September 17

Nassau Street Sampler
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Friday, September 18

Career Services Open House
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Saturday, September 3

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

Sunday, September 4

Continental Breakfast
8:30 am to 9:30 am
[Core Event] College Welcome Programming and Community Standards & Caretaking
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
10:00 am to 5:00 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
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
[Core Event] Academic Integrity, Academic Success
1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
[Core Event] SHARE: The Way You Move
3:45 pm to 5:45 pm
[Core Event] Academic Integrity, Academic Success
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Dinner hosted by College Councils and Student Leaders
5:45 pm to 7:30 pm
[Core Event] Social Life on Campus
8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Sunday, September 11

9/11 Memorial Gathering of Remembrance
(All day)
Athletic Physicals
8:00 am to 2:00 pm
Community Walk
9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Ecumenical Worship Service
11:00 am
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

Breakfast in the Residential Colleges
7:30 am to 11:00 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 1:00 pm
Academic Expo
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Lunch in the Residential Colleges
11:30 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
[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
Outdoor Movie
11:30 pm to 1:00 am

Tuesday, September 13

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
[Core Event] First-year Student Advising & Course Selection
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Historical Campus Tours
11:15 am
Office of Religious Life BBQ and Open House
11:30 am to 1:30 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
Carl A. Fields Center Open House
3:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Crumpets in the Crypt: Chapel Choir Reception
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Historical Campus Tours
3:30 pm
Reflections on Service: Democratic Engagement & Civic Values
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Clash of the Colleges
8:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Glow Party
9:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Wednesday, September 14

Classes Begin
8:00 am
Introduction to Study Abroad
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Friday, September 16

Activities Fair
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Health Professions Advising Open House
3:00 pm to 5:00 pm