6 a.m. - midnight
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
Bostwick Dining Hall, Elaine Langone Center
The Dining Hall is now open regular hours. Eat at your convenience.
8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Course Schedule Changes - Arts & Sciences (including Management)
Students in the College of Arts & Sciences may make course schedule changes at this time. Only open courses may be added and written approval from your adviser is required. Students in the School of Management must obtain approval from your Management adviser.
10:30 a.m. - noon
First-Year Reading Discussion Groups with Faculty
Join faculty members and upperclass students to talk about the first-year reading. Students will be directed to various locations by their Orientation Assistant.
1 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
ENGR 100 First Meeting: Douse the Deans
Dana/Olin Science Quadrangle
Come meet your classmates, TAs and professors to learn more about the course and for a challenging and fun first-shot at engineering problem solving. Note that you may get wet and/or dirty, so dress -appropriately. This session is required for all Engineering students and Arts & Sciences students enrolled in ENGR 100.
1- 4 p.m.
Course Schedule Changes - Engineering
Students in the College of Engineering may make course schedule changes during this time. (Also available Monday, Aug. 25, 1 - 4 p.m.)
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
Residential College "First Common Hour" Reception
Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature
Make connections with students on other residence hall floors in your Residential College. The Junior Fellows and Seniors Fellows will give a brief overview of what to expect this year and answer any questions you may have.
3 - 5 p.m.
Meeting with your OAs
Meet on your hall.
If you are not a member of a Residential College you will meet with your OAs to bond with your hall through interactive activities.
7:30 - 9 p.m.
Convocation and Candlelighting
Weis Center and Academic Quadrangle
Convocation officially opens the academic year at Bucknell. After Convocation, you will process up to the Academic Quadrangle for the traditional candlelighting ceremony.
10 - 11 p.m.
A Little Night Music
(Rain location: Trout Auditorium, Vaughan Literature)
Enjoy the music of some of Bucknell's musical groups including Beyond Unison (co-ed a cappella), the Bison Chips (male a cappella), The Silhouettes (female a cappella), Two Past Midnight (co-ed a cappella) and The Offbeats (co-ed a cappella).
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