Capstone 2013 for Admitted Students

The Ursinus community welcomes the admitted class of 2017. You and your family are invited to join us for Capstone '13. The Ursinus Capstone Program is your opportunity to take an in-depth look at the College. It is designed to help you decide whether Ursinus is the place for you to both pursue your education and take the next steps in your life for the upcoming four years. Capstone is scheduled for Friday, April 5, 2013.

Schedule for the Day 

11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Registration and Activities Fair, Floy Lewis Bakes Field House
Enjoy a light lunch and meet other visiting families, Ursinus students, and college staff. Browse the activities fair, where representatives from our student clubs and organizations will be on hand to discuss how you can get involved at Ursinus.

11:30 a.m., 11:45 a.m., or 12 p.m.
Guided Tours of Campus (Optional), Floy Lewis Bakes Field House
Guided student tours will leave from the entrance of the field house.

1 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Welcome to Capstone '13, Bomberger Auditorium
Join your future classmates as President Bobby Fong welcomes you to the Ursinus community and Dr. Jon Volkmer, a creative writing professor in our English department, speaks about our first-year Common Intellectual Experience (CIE) seminar course.

1:40 p.m. to 2:20 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. to 3:10 p.m.
Focus on Academic Excellence (two sessions), see handout for session locations
Attend workshops to learn more about your possible courses of study. Meet professors and advisers from our academic departments and programs, including pre-law and pre-medical studies.

3:20 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Student Panel, Olin Auditorium
Prospective Students: Current Ursinus students will share their personal stories and will offer their perspectives about our distinctive educational opportunities.

Parent Panel, Bomberger Auditorium
Parents: Director of First Year Programs Melissa Bryant will lead a discussion regarding on-campus living and student services at Ursinus.

Floy Lewis Bakes Field House

Floy Lewis Bakes Center
Ursinus College
Collegeville, PA 19426

Friday, Apr 5, 2013


Diana McNamee Clavin

Phone: 610-409-3200