This page provides key information on housing arrangements for Meiks, required orientation meetings, and the main advising day. For advising handbooks, group contact information, and other uploaded files, visit ASK.
Meiklejohn Fall Orientation
Meiklejohn Fall Orientation is mandatory for all Meiklejohn Peer Advisors (except those abroad or on leave in the fall semester). Meiklejohns living on campus will be able to move in starting Wednesday, August 31. Early housing will be paid for by the Dean of the College Office.
Rookie Meiklejohn Orientation
Saturday, September 3, from 1:00-5:00pm, MacMillan 117
Lunch will be available at Sharpe Refectory from 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Although it may be feasible for you to arrive on campus in the morning on Saturday, we recommend that you move in no later than the evening of Friday, September 4 in order to get settled. Pizza dinner will be available from 5:00-7:00p.m. in Kaspar Multipurpose Room.
Orientation for both Rookie and Veteran Meiklejohns
Sunday, September 4 from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm, tent on Ruth J. Simmons Quad
Breakfast will be available from 8:30 am. We recommend that Veteran Meiklejohns arrive in Providence no later than the evening of Saturday, September 3.
Academic Advising Day
Tuesday, September 6
Please meet your faculty or staff advising partner at 8:00 am in the tent on Ruth Simmons Quadrangle, unless your advising partner contacts you directly to schedule a different meeting time. Most Meiklejohns will meet with their first-year advisees as a group at 9:00 a.m., with individual meetings to follow from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Please contact Meiklejohn@Brown.edu with any questions or concerns.