Wednesday, September 6

 

7:30–9 a.m.

Breakfast

Andrew Commons (Warch Campus Center)

 

8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Conservatory Help Desk open

Shattuck Hall of Music lobby

General Conservatory information, placement exams information and sign-ups for Basic Keyboard Skills, sight singing and ensemble auditions.

 

9–10 a.m.

Student employment meeting

Youngchild Hall 121

For all students seeking campus employment. Session is repeated Thursday at 8:30 a.m. and Friday at 9 a.m. Students should attend one of these sessions.

 

9–10 a.m.
Music for All Lawrentians!

Music-Drama Center 254

Stop by and chat about opportunities in music for all students.

 

9:30–10:30 a.m.

Aural skills portion of the Advanced Placement Exam in Music Theory

Harper Hall (Music-Drama Center)

Students who wish to begin the core music theory sequence must complete the Music Theory Placement Exam between July 15 and August 31.

Students seeking placement out of one or more courses in the core music theory sequence must also take the Written Skills portion of the Advanced Placement Exam in Music Theory, which is downloadable from the Music Theory Placement Exam Moodle page and due by 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 6.interested in this exam must have taken the 9 a.m. music theory placement exam.

10–11:15 a.m.

Transfer welcome gathering and orientation session

Memorial Hall
Meet other new and current transfer students, have a bit of fun and enjoy some refreshments.

In addition to meeting your classmates, this session, required for all new transfer students, will provide important information about academics, residential living, involvement and standard practices at Lawrence.

10:10–11:20 a.m.

Academic information meetings (AIM)

Presentations and discussions about academic departments, inter-departmental programs and other areas of concentration. Come and meet professors and get information about your academic options. All sessions are open
to all new students.

10:15–11:15 a.m.

Piano auditions for B.A. in Music and non-Conservatory students only

Music-Drama Center 260

 

Voice auditions for students interested in taking voice lessons

Music-Drama Center 259

Sign up for individual audition time in advance at the Conservatory help desk.

 

11:30–11:45 a.m.

Family Send-off

Memorial Chapel steps and lawn

Take the opportunity to say goodbye to family before the class photo and advising session for all new students begins.

 

11:45 a.m.–Noon

Class Photo

Memorial Chapel steps and lawn

New students will gather on the steps of Memorial Chapel for your class photo. Immediately following, students will move into Memorial Chapel for the student success session.

 

Noon–1:40 p.m.

Student success session for all new students (includes luncheon with faculty advisors)

Memorial Chapel

All new students are required to attend an address by the director of Freshman Studies in the Chapel, followed immediately by the advising luncheon, where you will meet your assigned faculty advisors, schedule individual advising appointments and discuss placement exams. After the luncheon, you may also meet with academic department representatives to get more information about placement exams.

 

Following the Luncheon

Placement Exams

For those students who wish to take placement exams. Testing, including on-line testing, concludes at 5:30 p.m. Students should allot 1–2 hours for each test and should not plan to begin any single test after 4 p.m.

1:50-4:20 p.m.

Academic information meetings (AIM)

Presentations and discussions about academic departments, inter-departmental programs and other areas of concentration. Come and meet professors and get information about your academic options. All sessions are open
to all new students.

2 p.m.

Dessert with current transfer students


Meet at the Wriston fountain—transportation will be provided to an off-campus location
Join fellow new and current transfer students for dessert after the required advising session and luncheon.

2–3:30 p.m.

“The Way Things Work Around Here”

Youngchild Hall 121

New students not taking placement exams are encouraged to attend this session to get quick answers to frequently-asked questions about life at Lawrence and have a chance to win prizes. Session will be repeated Sunday at 3 p.m.

 

2:30–4:30 p.m.

Piano auditions for B.A in Music and non-Conservatory students only

Music-Drama Center 260

 

Voice auditions for students interested in taking voice lessons

Music-Drama Center 259

Sign up for individual audition time in advance at the Conservatory help desk.

3:30–4:30 p.m.


Sex and Healthy Relationships on Campus: A Discussion about Hooking Up,
Dating and Safety at Lawrence

Multipurpose Room (Buchanan Kiewit Wellness Center)
The Student Alliance Against Sexual Harassment and Assault (SAASHA), along with staff leaders, will host a presentation and discussion in which we explain campus culture around hooking up, healthy relationships and sexual assault. This event is a great opportunity to get a more intimate look at the Lawrence community—it will be a discussion with current students who know Lawrence well and want to share their knowledge and experience with new students!

4 p.m.

Women's Soccer vs. Lakeland College

Banta Bowl

4:30–5:30 p.m.

Music Studio Meetings

New Conservatory students are required to meet with their studio instructors for brief orientation, discussion and music making. Consult Conservatory help desk in advance for specific location.

 

5:45–7 p.m.

CORE Dinner

Go through the line in Andrew Commons, and meet in Somerset or Esch/Hurvis rooms as assigned (Warch Campus Center)

The CORE program helps new students make Connections, get Oriented to campus, understand campus Resources, and balance Expectations. Lawrence upperclass students will be your guide helping participants to work effectively with a faculty advisor, improve social decision-making, develop strong study habits and much more. You will get to meet with other CORE group members over dinner.

7 p.m.

Women's Volleyball vs. Marian University

Alexander Gym

7:30–8:30 p.m.

Welcome gathering for all new Conservatory students

Memorial Chapel

Dean Pertl and Zeek introduce students to the wonders of life in the Con and give you important information and strategies for making the most of the time at Lawrence.

 

9 p.m.

Sandy Eichel – Finding your voice!


Stansbury Theatre (Music-Drama Center)
Sandy Eichel is a professional speaker, financial advisor and diversity and inclusion consultant. Sandy shares her story of finding authenticity and passion through her love of art and music. This one-woman show is uplifting, empowering and speaks the truth about knowing who you are and loving yourself.

11 p.m.

Movie

Cinema (Warch Campus Center)

Join us for a great movie, free popcorn and maybe even some theater candy. All free and guaranteed to be fun.

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