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September 20, Saturday
8:45 a.m.: Fifteen-minute service in the University Memorial Chapel, conducted by the Right Reverend Henry Rnox Sherrill.
9 a.m.: Meeting of new students, including new transfer students, in New Lecture Hall. Various matters concerning the choice of studies will be discussed. Attendance required. Speakers: Professor Alfred Chester Hanford, Dean of Harvard College; Mr. Keyes DeWitt Metcalf, Director of the University Library; and Mr. Delmar Leighton, Dean of Freshmen.
10 a.m.: Appointments for conferences with Faculty Advisers. Each Freshman is expected to report to his Advisor at this hour with the study card which he received in his registration envelope. This card properly filled out and signed by the Adviser should be handed in as soon as ready at 2 University Hall. A fine of $5 is charged for study cards of new Freshmen submitted after 5 p.m. on Monday, September 22. New transfer students may file their cards not later than 5 p.m. on Tuesday, September 23.
10:15 a.m.: Special meeting for new transfer students only in Harvard 1. Those transfer students who are assigned to members of the Board of Freshman Advisers should go to their Advisers immediately after this meeting. Transfer students assigned to Tutors who are not members of the Board of Freshman Advisers will see their Tutors on Tuesday, September 23.
12-1:30 p.m.: Registration period for Widener Library tours, Harvard Union. Tours will be conducted on Saturday afternoon, September 20, and on Monday, September 22, and Tuesday, September 23. The purpose of these tours is to introduce the new students to the Harvard Library. The tours will take approximately 50 minutes each.
September 21, Sunday
11 a.m.: Special service for new students in the University Memorial Chapel, conducted by the Reverend Willard Learoyd Sperry.
4 p.m.: Open House for all new students, including new transfer students, Phillips Brooks House. Refreshments.
September 22, Monday
8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.: First term bill of $110 payable at Harvard Trust Company, Harvard Square.
8:45 a.m.: Daily service in the University Memorial Chapel, conducted by the Reverened Willard Learoyd Sperry.
10-12 a.m.: Examinations in Reading French and Reading German, New Lecture Hall.
11 a.m.-1 p.m.; 2 p.m.-4 p.m.: Conferences with Faculty Advisers.
1-4 p.m.: Scholastic Aptitude Test, Emerson D. Required for those new students, including new transfer students, who have not already taken the Scholastic Aptitude Test of the College Entrance Examination Board.
2-3:15 p.m.: Mathematics Attainment Test, New Lecture Hall. Required of those new students, including new transfer students, who have not taken the Mathematics Attainment Test or an equivalent (Mathematics Beta or Gamma). Such students will receive in their registration envelopes a notice that they must take this test. Special arrangements will be made for students who must also take the Scholastic Aptitude Test.
4 p.m.: Preliminary meeting of English A, New Lecture Hall.
2-3 p.m.: Reading Tests: A-Greenspan, inclusive, New Lecture Hall; Grenier-Li, inclusive, Emerson D; Lo-N inclusive, Emerson 211; O-Se, inclusive, Geological Lecture Room; Sh-Z, inclusive, Fogg Large Room. Attendance required of all new students, including new transfers.
5:30-7 p.m.: Registration period for Widener Library tours, Harvard Union.
7:45 p.m.: Meeting of new students in the Large Dining Hall of the Harvard Union. Speakers: William J. Bingham, Director of Athletics; Douglas Mercer, Secretary of the Union; C.E. Boston, Jr., Freshman Football Coach, and Francis M. Leo '41, Captain of the Football Team.
4-5 p.m.: Latest hour for new Freshmen to file study cards without $5 fine.
7:30 p.m.: Annual Reception of Phillips House Association to new students, including new transfer students, Phillips Brooks House. Speakers: leaders of various undergraduate extra-curricular activities. Music and refreshments.
September 23, Tuesday
3:45-9 a.m.: Daily chapel.
12 m.: Preliminary meeting of German A, New Lecture Hall.
2 p.m.: Physical Training and Department of Hygiene announcements, New Lecture Hall. Attendance of all new Freshmen required.
3 p.m.: Preliminary meeting of German D, Emerson Hall 211.
4 p.m.: Preliminary meeting of French E. New Lecture Hall.
4-5 p.m.: Latest hour for new transfer students to file study cards without $5 fine.
Sept. 24-25, Wednesday and Thursday
First regular meetings of all courses under the Faculty of Arts and Sciences are held on these days at the hours and places indicated in a notice given to students at registration.
October 14, Tuesday
Last day for withdrawal from College with refund of tuition fee for first quarter.
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