For More Information

For more information about the Gateway Scholars Program at Brandeis University, contact:

Sarah Wagner
Program Administrator,
English Language Programs
(781) 736-3992
swagner@brandeis.edu 

Gateway Summer 2017 Program Welcome Week Schedule

Monday, June 26th

Move-In & Welcome Day

9:00am – 5:00pm: Check-In  and Move-In 

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Dinner (Usdan)

6:00pm – 6:15pm: Gateway Welcome 

6:30pm – 10:00pm: Shuttles to Target and Best Buy (Meet in the Village Residence Hall; Bus will pick students up in front of Spingold Theater) ***Last return shuttle leaves at 9:15 pm*** DO NOT MISS THE BUS. 

Tuesday, June 27th

Diagnostics: Oral Interviews

7:30am – 8:40am: Breakfast (Usdan)

8:45am – 9:30am: Official Welcome 

9:30am – 12:00pm: Round Robin 

  • Oral Interviews (Rabb 340, 341, 342, 372, 140
  • Ice Breakers 
  • Campus Tours 

12:00pm – 12:50pm: Lunch with Staff 

1:00pm – 4:30pm:  

  • Health Center (Stoneman) 
  • Bookstore (Shapiro Campus Center) 
  • Bank Accounts (Atrium, Shapiro Campus Center)
  • Cell Phones (Atrium, Shapiro Campus Center)

4:40pm – 5:30pm: American Culture 

5:30pm – 6:20pm: Dinner (Usdan)

6:30pm – 10:00pm: Shuttles to Target and Best Buy (Meet in the Village Residence Hall; Bus will pick students up in front of Spingold Theater)  ***Last return shuttle leaves at 9:15 pm*** DO NOT MISS THE BUS.

Wednesday, June 28th

Diagnostics: Reading, Writing, and Listening Skills Assessment; Community Service; Academic Advising Appointments

8:00am – 9:00am: Breakfast (Usdan)

9:15am – 12:00pm: Diagnostics: Reading, Writing, and Listening Skills Assessment

12:00pm – 12:50pm: Lunch (Usdan)

1:00pm – 2:00pm: Community Service at Brandeis

2:00pm – 3:00pm: Academic Advising

3:00pm – 4:30pm: 

  • Health Center (Stoneman) 
  • Bookstore (Shapiro Campus Center) 

5:30pm-6:20pm: Dinner (Usdan)

6:30pm-7:00pm: Hall Meeting & Welcome

7:00pm-8:30pm: Evening Activity: Living in Residence Halls 

Thursday, June 29th

Campus Partners, ISSO, Understanding Substance Abuse, Rights & Responsibilities, Introduction and Expectations

8:00am – 9:00am: Breakfast (Usdan)

9:00am – 10:30am: Campus Partners 

  • Public Safety
  • Dining Services
  • Health Center 
  • Psychological Counseling Center 
  • Office of Prevention Services 

10:40am – 11:40am: What You Need To Know From the ISSO 

12:00pm – 12:50pm: Lunch (Usdan)

1:00pm – 2:00am: Rights and Responsibilities

2:00pm – 3:00pm: Wellness Strategies

3:15pm –  4:30 pm: Program Introduction and Expectations

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Dinner (Usdan) 

Friday, June 30th
Introduction to Brandeis, Academic Integrity/Plagiarism, Diversity

8:00am – 8:45am: Breakfast (Usdan)

9:00am – 10:00am: Academic Integrity 

10:00am – 11:30am: Diversity 

12:00pm – 1:30pm: Lunch (Usdan)

1:30pm – 2:30pm: Class Participation and Office Hours

2:30pm - 5:00pm: Free Time/Homework

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Dinner (Usdan)

 Tuesday, July 4th

The Fourth of July: US Independence Day Social Activity

8:00am – 9:00am: Breakfast (Usdan)

10:30am – 12:00pm: Lawn Games

12:00pm – 1:00pm: Fourth of July Lunch

1:00pm – 5:00pm: Free Time/Homework

5:00pm – 6:00pm: Dinner

7:30pm – 9:00pm: Watch Fireworks