Opening Days Schedule: Student Arrival Times

We look forward to welcoming students to campus for the 2019-20 academic year. Please prepare to arrive during your designated time. Important note: students will not be permitted to arrive prior to their designated time as listed below.

Tuesday, August 27 - Proctors arrive between 12:00 and 10:00 p.m. 

Thursday, August 29 - New student orientation leaders arrive between 8:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. 

Friday, August 30 - New students arrive between 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. 

Saturday, August 31 - Varsity athletes and mathletes (by invitation only) arrive between 8:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m. 

Sunday, September 1 - All remaining students arrive between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.

New Students and Families: Important Drop-Off Schedule Details 

Please see below for a quick snapshot of what to expect on Friday, August 30. A more detailed schedule and checklist will be provided once you arrive on campus. For further information about getting ready for the school year, please visit the new family webpage.

10:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: New student arrivals at the Mars Athletic Center (GPS address: 22 Limerock Road, Lakeville, CT 06039);  (New students and their families should plan to check-in, complete a brief list of registration items, and move into the dorm within this time period.) 

10:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.: Welcome center with coffee and refreshments for new students and families is open in the Student Center (Main Building)

11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Lunch available in the Student Center (Main Building)

1:45 - 2:15 p.m.: Dorm introductions for new students, families, and dorm faculty (student's dorm common room)

2:15 - 2:45 p.m.: College advisors available to meet with families of new seniors in the College Advising Office (drop in)

2:15 - 3:00 p.m.: New students and families meet briefly with advisors (drop in)

3:00 - 3:30 p.m.: Craig Bradley, head of school, welcomes new students and families in Katherine M. Elfers Hall in the Esther Eastman Music Center

3:45 - 4:15 p.m.: Student and family private farewells

4:30 p.m.: All families depart campus

4:30 p.m.: Orientation begins for new students in the Chapel

6:00 - 7:00 p.m.: Welcome dinner for new students in the Dining Hall

7:15 - 10:00 p.m.: Dorm orientation for new students

Please contact one of the assistants in the Deans' Office should you need further assistance. They will be happy to direct your call to the appropriate person at the School.

Amber Jordan / (860) 435-3739

Stephanie Thibault / (860) 435-3189

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