Orientation 2023: September 6, 7 and 8

Orientation 2023 will be hybrid (in-person and virtual.) The CANVAS site will be live in summer and students will receive an email with an invite to join the CANVAS site.)

Time blocks and locations will be updated below for the in-person orientation for Guarini graduate students. If you have any questions about orientation, please contact Jane Seibel.

Training for Speakers of English as a Second Language

ESL August 23-27

Details to come

Orientation Schedule

Wednesday, September 6, 2023


Thursday, September 7, 2023


Friday, September 8, 2023


Coming to Campus

While we hope the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us, we are still taking precautions on campus, and ask you to familiarize yourself with our Covid Guidelines.

We anticipate all graduate students arriving in the fall will need to do an antigen test 24 hours upon arrival to Dartmouth.

The tests will be provided at sites on-campus.

International StudentsTravel Guidance 

Guarini School Orientation information will be sent and posted in mid-August.  In the meantime, below is some helpful information for your arrival:

The Guarini International Graduate Mentoring Fellow works to support international students, including matching those who wish to be connected with a current student, support with setting up accommodation, and advice on other issues related to coming to the United States as an international student. More information on this can be found on this page.

Self-Quarantine Guidelines - 

Please read the Dartmouth guidelines for self-quarantine for when you arrive on campus. The guidelines are changing, so please check before you leave for Dartmouth. 


Guarini graduate students living in on-campus housing will be able to get their keys at Safety and Security at 5 Rope Ferry Road or for Sachem Housing, Melissa R. Jewell will be available to provide your keys. 


Dartmouth ID Cards – Please make sure to upload a photo. We would like to process your id card as soon as possible so it will be ready when you arrive. Your department will give you your Dartmouth ID card.

Slack Workspace – You will be invited to join the Guarini Slack Workspace (Dartmouth Guarini School for Advanced Studies) where incoming students can chat with one other and the Guarini Fellows and Ambassadors. You will receive an invite to join in the summer. Click here for more information on how to access Slack.

Helpful Links:

Guarini School/Dartmouth Covid 19 Information – here.

Dartmouth Office of Visa & Immigration Services – click here.

Dartmouth Rental Housing List – click here.

Dartmouth Campus Maps – click here  

COVID-19 Testing

COVID Testing Guidelines for Guarini Grad Students

Please visit HERE


On-Campus Housing

Guarini graduate students living in on-campus housing will be able go to the Real-Estate Office at 4 Currier Place Suite 305 (8:30-3:30, Mon.-Fri.) for their apartment keys.
In addition, Guarini Students may request the Real-Estate Office leave their keys with Safety and Security (with 3 days in advance notice) at 5 Rope Ferry Road.
For Sachem Housing, Melissa R. Jewell will be available to provide your keys.