Schedule

Sunday, March 30, 2014
12:00-1:00 p.m. Registration
Mather Art Space, Mather Hall - 2nd Floor

1:00 p.m.  Welcome to Campus
- James F. Jones, Jr., President and Professor in the Humanities
- Aliza Elwell, Acting Director of Alumni Relations
Washington Room, Mather Hall (2nd floor)

1:15-2:15 p.m.  Admissions Advice
Learn how to make the most of your college visits, how officers evaluate each piece of the application puzzle, and how you can best prepare for the application process and highlight your uniqueness.
- Larry Dow '73, Dean of Admissions and Financial Aid
- Kalia Kellogg, Associate Director of Admissions
- Michelle Deluse '12, Assistant Director of Admissions
Washington Room, Mather Hall (2nd floor)

2:15-3:30 p.m.  Optional Campus Tours

3:30-4:30 p.m. The Admissions Selection Process: An Insider’s Perspective
How difficult is it to evaluate the thousands of applications a college receives each year? Parents and students will be introduced to the selection process by participating in a mock admissions committee facilitated by Kalia Kellogg, Associate Director of Admissions.
Washington Room, Mather Hall (2nd floor)

4:30-5:30 p.m. Q&A with current Trinity Student Alumni Ambassadors (for students)
Hear what student life is like at Trinity, and ask questions about sports, music, majors, professors, and much, much more! 
Washington Room, Mather Hall (2nd floor)

4:30-5:30 p.m.  Gaining a Competitive Edge During Your College Career (for parents)
Bret Boudreaux '04, Assistant Director of Career Development, will highlight the full range of services available to students through the Career Development Center. Current students will also briefly share their career development experiences during this session.
Clement 105, Clement Chemistry Building

5:30-7:00 p.m. Reception with the Dean of Faculty
Join our Student Alumni Ambassadors, faculty, staff, and coaches for a reception with heavy hors d'oeuvres. Tom Mitzel, Dean of Faculty, will speak about what to look for in an academic experience.
Rittenberg Lounge and Terrace Rooms, Mather Hall (2nd floor)

Monday, March 31, 2014
8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
Reese Room, Smith House

8:30-9:15 a.m. What to Look for in a First-Year Program
Nancy Wyshinski, Interim Director of the First-Year Program, will discuss first-year seminars, small discussion rich classes designed to integrate the first-year student with the broad academic resources available. From advising, mentoring, writing, library and technology support, to connections with Study Aboard and Career Development, these seminars will cultivate curiosity while introducing first-year students to academic habits of mind.
Reese Room, Smith House

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.  The Academic Experience
Take advantage of this opportunity for students to experience a college class and for parents to rediscover the undergraduate experience. You will have time to attend at least two classes of interest. A schedule of classes will be in your registration packet.

9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Scheduled Student Interviews
These interviews are for high school juniors only and will be considered your official Trinity interview. Space is limited and will be on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Admissions and Career Development Center

10:00-10:30 a.m. Sophomore Success
Talk for high school sophomores who are starting to think about the college process. Topics include acing the interview, covering the commonly asked questions of admissions officers, and how to be best prepared for campus visits.
Admissions and Career Development Center – meet in lobby

10:30 a.m.  Historic Long Walk Tour Led by College Historian Peter Knapp '65, P'10
Meet in front of Cinestudio

Noon -2:00 p.m.  Taste of College Dining
Join fellow participants and current students for lunch in our dining hall. You will receive tickets for lunch in your registration packet.
Mather Dining Hall

4:00-6:00 p.m. Athletic Practices
To arrange a meeting with an athletic coach, please contact the Athletic
Department directly at (860) 297-2057.