Fall Visitors' Day
Monday, November 12th 2012
|7:45 - 8:15 a.m.||REGISTRATION. Complimentary breakfast. In order to attend a class, students must register at the Class Visits table in the Reid Campus Center Foyer. Registration continues in Penrose House, Office of Admission, after 9:15 a.m. Music provided by Jonas Myers, ’13.|
|8:15 - 8:50 a.m.||WELCOME TO WHITMAN COLLEGE. George S. Bridges, President of Whitman College, and Tony Cabasco, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, will remark on the “Whitman Experience” and provide schedule updates. Young Ballroom, Reid Campus Center.|
|9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.||CLASS VISITS. Whitman invites prospective students to join Whitties in the classroom. A list of class options is included in your packet. Students must register for a class at the Class Visits table during Registration in the Reid Campus Center Foyer or at Penrose House, Office of Admission, after 9:15 a.m.|
|9:00, 10:00, 11:00 a.m., 1:00 p.m.||CAMPUS TOURS. Take a walk through the Whitman College campus with a student guide. The first tour departs from Reid Campus Center at 9:00 a.m. The 10 a.m., 11 a.m., and 1 p.m. tours will leave from the front steps of Penrose Library.|
|9:00 - 9:50 a.m.||FACULTY PANEL ON SIGNATURE PROGRAMS. Join a panel of Whitman faculty as they provide an overview of the Whitman curriculum, the General Studies program, undergraduate research and experiential learning opportunities. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.|
|10:00 - 10:50 a.m.||PANEL FOR PARENTS. Hear from Whitman’s Associate Dean of Students, Director of Academic Resources, and Residence Life staff about life at Whitman outside the classroom. Ask questions about living on campus, academic support, residence hall safety policies, and how Whitman works to cultivate a strong campus community. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.|
|11:00 - 11:50 a.m.||CO-CURRICULAR PROGRAMS. Staff from various departments will share about opportunities available to Whitman students. Choose from one of the following options:|
|11:30 - 12:50 p.m.||HAVE LUNCH ON US! Join us for a complimentary lunch in the Reid Campus Center. Please present the meal ticket you received at registration. One meal ticket per person. Music provided by student band, Humans Being.|
|1:00 - 2:20 p.m.||INTERDISCIPLINARY ACADEMIC PROGRAMS. Faculty members and current students will present overviews and lead discussions on a sampling of Whitman’s special academic programs.|
|1:00 – 1:20 p.m.
|2:00 – 2:20 p.m.
|2:30 - 2:50 p.m.||ADMISSION & FINANCIAL AID. Curious about the inner mechanics of admission or financial aid? Tony Cabasco, Dean of Admission & Financial Aid, will discuss the application, admission, and financial award process. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.|
|3:00 - 3:50 p.m.||
STUDENT POINT OF VIEW & PERFORMANCE. Round out the day with a student panel offering personal perspectives on their Whitman experiences, and a closing performance by one of Whitman’s a cappella groups, Schwa. Maxey Auditorium, Maxey Hall.
Visit with current students at the information booth at the entrance to Penrose Library from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.