Schedule

See below for the 2018 orientation schedule.

Tuesday, September 18

Housing Community Center (HCC) & F Lot

F Lot

College Activities Building (CAB)

Communications Building (COM) 107

Learn about the financial aid and billing processes at Evergreen, and receive information regarding important policies and critical deadlines.

Housing Community Center (HCC)

Connect with the departments that will be your key to success while at Evergreen.

Communications Building (COM) 107

Learn about the financial aid and billing processes at Evergreen, and receive information regarding important policies and critical deadlines.

Library (LIB) 2200

For New Students: Connect with fellow new Greeners as we explore the opportunities and activities the week has to offer.

Purce Hall (PH), Lecture Hall 1

For Family/Friends: Learn about the ways in which Evergreen supports new students in their transition to college and how we can work together to ensure student success.

Purce Hall (PH), Lecture Hall 1

For Family/Friends: President George Bridges warmly welcomes family and friends of our new students to meet with him and other senior staff to get answers to your questions.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) – Amphitheater

A friendly Evergreen welcome from Evergreen President George Bridges as we raise the Dig Deep Flag, kick off Orientation in a festive atmosphere, and say farewell to family and friends.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

You will need to show your name tag at the door. Required for students living on campus.

Get to know members of your residential community and find ways to get connected. Dinner will be provided for all residential community members.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

Tent at Housing Community Center (HCC)

Celebrate the end of your first day by relaxing and enjoying a movie and some popcorn.

Wednesday, September 19

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) 116

College Activities Building (CAB)

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

This is your first opportunity at Evergreen to learn in real-life settings through action. Use your muscle, heart, and mind to help meet important needs in our community. Use your education in a purposeful and connected way to get to know local nonprofits who work toward local solutions during an afternoon of service. Hear about future ways to connect to the issues through your academic programs, internships, and volunteering. Bring water, a snack, and dress in layers.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

This orientation is specifically designed for military veterans and dependents who are going to college for the first time or returning to college. We will talk about strategies to be successful at Evergreen as well as introduce you to services available to veterans and dependents. Lunch will be provided.

Tent by Housing Community Center (HCC)

Explore the trail to the Evergreen beach. Come prepared for a moderately difficult hike and all weather conditions. Kayaks and paddle boards may make an appearance. Meet at the tent at the HCC at 6pm and we will walk down together.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

Tent by Housing Community Center (HCC)

Meet new Greeners and play games, get your face painted, tie-dye shirts and eat ice cream bars.

Thursday, September 20

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) 116

Seminar II C1107

Find out about jobs on and off campus: how to find them, how and when to apply, and how to balance work with studies.

College Activities Building (CAB)

Closed during Keynote Sessions

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

You will need to show your name tag at the door.

Kick off of formal orientation sessions. A panel of experts will lead a discussion of themes from the common reads. Bring paper and pen.

See name tag for location of your assigned workshop. You will need to show your name tag at the door.

Faculty welcome you to the college. Discuss the core elements of academics at Evergreen and start to share your orientation essay in this series of two workshops with faculty and peers. Bring questions, notes from the Keynote session, your common reads, paper, and pen.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

All abilities and experience levels welcome. Attempt the outdoor climbing wall and enjoy some fire pit s’mores. Learn about the CRC and The Outdoor Program (TOP).

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

Housing Community Center (HCC)

Bring your own mug to the Housing Community Center (HCC) for tea and cupcakes with a focus on sustainability. Enjoy some snacks and find out what you can do to make Evergreen greener.

Friday, September 21

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) 116

Seminar II C1107

Find out about jobs on and off campus: how to find them, how and when to apply, and how to balance work with studies.

College Activities Building (CAB)

See name tag for your assigned Education Session location.

See name tag for your assigned Education Session location.

College Activities Building (CAB), 3rd floor

Please join us for an open house at the Flaming Eggplant Cafe, Evergreen's only collectively managed, student-run cafe! We invite you to come explore our space, meet our workers, sample the food, and learn about what the Flaming Eggplant is cooking up for the upcoming year.

See name tag for location of your chosen project. You will need to show your name tag at the door.

In this second workshop, faculty will engage you in conversations about the keynote session and common reads. Bring questions, notes from the Keynote session, your common reads, paper, and pen.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) Gym

Join us in the Mud Pit to cheer on our volleyball team. Have fun being part of the action. Go Geoducks!

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

Purce Hall (PH), Lecture Hall 1 & Overflow in Lecture Hall 3

You will want to get into character to watch this cult film classic.

Saturday, September 22

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) 116

College Activities Building (CAB)

See name tag for your assigned Education Session location.

See name tag for your assigned Education Session location.

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) Field

Root on our players as they show off their skills!

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) Field

Stick around to watch the women's team dribble, block, and score. Go Geoducks!

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

Tent by Housing Community Center (HCC)

We’re here! We’re queer! Come celebrate the many identities that make up the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Asexual, Agender, Two Spirit, and an ally communities at Evergreen. Join us this Saturday right outside of the HCC!

Sunday, September 23

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC) 116

College Activities Building (CAB) 301

Join us for First Peoples Black & Brown Sunday Brunch and take a peek at the new Student Equity and Arts Lounge (SEAL)! We’ll be serving good vibes with the intention of creating an opportunity to connect with each other and build community with faculty and staff of color. Let’s unwind from orientation week, be unapologetically melanated, and get ready for Fall quarter together!

College Activities Building (CAB)

Costantino Recreation Center (CRC)

Housing Community Center (HCC)

Win fabulous food prizes to help you stock up your apartment or residence hall room.

Housing Community Center (HCC)

Win fabulous food prizes to help you stock up your apartment or residence hall room.

There’s a lot to do during your first few weeks at Evergreen. We think you’re going to learn a lot, make new friends, and have a lot of fun.