For the entering Class of 2018, Capstone is scheduled for Friday, April 4, 2014. At Capstone, you have the opportunity to meet faculty, learn more about our academic programs, attend workshops, explore our range of student activities, have lunch with current and fellow prospective students, and take a campus tour. Family members of admitted students are also invited.
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.
11:15, 11:30, or 11:45 a.m.
Guided Tours of Campus (Optional), Floy Lewis Bakes Field House
Guided student tours will leave from the entrance of the field house.
1 to 1:30 p.m.
Welcome to Capstone '14, 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 to 2:20 p.m. and 2:30 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 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.
Presentation for Parents, Bomberger Auditorium
Parents: Dean of Students Deborah Nolan will lead a discussion regarding on-campus living and student services at Ursinus.